Summer Travel Forecast: The Top Destinations, Hotels, and Money-Saving Tips

The Allianz Travel Insurance Vacation Travel Index revealed today that more than half of Americans (52%) plan to take a summer vacation this year, and these travelers are expected to spend a record $100 billion on their summer vacations. To ensure they get the most from their summer vacations (and to give their wallets a break!), we partnered with Hopper to create a summer travel guide full of the top destinations and hotels and great money-saving summer travel tips.

Some of the highlights are below, but make sure to check out the full report here.


  • Las Vegas is the most popular domestic destination this summer, followed by Los Angeles, Orlando, Honolulu, San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Chicago, Denver, and Miami
  • The cheapest flights to the top 10 domestic destinations are at the end of August, while end of June and start of September are currently the most expensive
  • To find the best weeks for travel between specific markets and the best days to book and fly, use Hopper’s when to fly and buy reports.
  • New York City has the highest rated hotels, according to TrustYou’s analysis of all reviews and social mentions worldwide. To find the best destinations globally, check out TrustYou’s destination reports.