10 cheap flight destinations you can book right now

Whether you’re eager to book a last-minute summer break or want something to look forward to during the colder winter months, there are so many amazing destinations with surprisingly affordable flights. The best way to find a bargain is to be open to places you might not have considered before, and here’s a list of some of the most affordable options near and far!

ten Miami, Florida

Miami is an amazing mix of beautiful sandy beaches and a cool downtown, so there really is something for everyone! It is also one of the cheapest places in the United States to fly. Best advice – check flights to Fort Lauderdale, it’s less than an hour from Miami and can sometimes offer better deals. Art lovers can check out the Wynwood Walls, an outdoor gallery of graffiti artists and murals, and for a taste of Cuba, visitors can grab a bite to eat in Little Havana. South Pointe Park Pier offers some of the best views of South Beach, with the downtown Miami skyline in the distance.


9 Hamilton, Bermuda

For a winter break, there’s no better place than Hamilton in Bermuda. It’s actually in the North Atlantic Ocean, but the warm waters of the Gulf Stream make it a wonderful year-round destination, just 2 hours from New York, 3 hours from Toronto, and less than 7 from London. Front Street in Hamilton has iconic pastel buildings and upscale shops and is the perfect place to stay to explore more of this beautiful island. Deep turquoise waters, limestone cliffs and beautiful sandy beaches are perfect for a long weekend.

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8 Oslo, Norway

Oslo is the third largest city in Scandinavia and the capital of Norway and is the perfect base to explore more of this beautiful country. Oslo feels connected to nature as it sits right on the northern shore of the Oslofjord for a break from the city, head to the beautiful Nordmarka Forest where there are plenty of hiking trails and skiing opportunities. Aker Brygge is a wonderful area to explore with delicious restaurants and unique shops. There’s an abundance of culture too, with huge sculptures found in Frogner Park and the magnificent Oslo Opera House.

seven San Juan, Puerto Rico

For Americans without a passport, Puerto Rico is US territory, so no passport is needed, making it the perfect getaway destination. It’s not too far from Miami, so it might be one of the cheapest places to visit in the United States. Reasonable flights can also be found from New York. San Juan is the capital and has a colorful waterfront and harbor perfect for relaxing and enjoying the warm waters of the Caribbean. Old San Juan oozes history with its two fortresses and gorgeous ocean views. The capital is an ideal base for further exploring Puerto Rico’s sandy beaches, rainforests and culture.

6 Dublin, Ireland

The capital of Ireland is one of the smallest capitals in Europe, but delights the hearts of many visitors. It perfectly blends Irish pub culture with deep history and is full of stunning cathedrals and cobbled streets. The residents are friendly and seeing the live music coming out of the pubs is a true Irish experience. The Guinness Storehouse is a must visit, and there are plenty of whiskey distilleries to visit.

5 San Jose, Costa Rica

Costa Rica might not seem like an affordable option, but flights to its capital, San Jose, are often very reasonable from hubs across the United States. The town itself is affordable once you arrive, and coffee lovers will appreciate the surrounding historic coffee plantations. Once there, San Jose is an ideal base for exploring Costa Rica, as all buses loop back to the capital. Check out Manuel Antonio in the south for pristine beaches and rainforests filled with monkeys and sloths, or Monteverde in the north for breathtaking cloud forests. La Fortuna is another interesting stop, with easy access to Arenal Volcano.

4 Bogotá – Colombia

Bogotá may not be high (or even top!) on your to-do list, but this capital has a lot to offer! It is full of delicious and cheap places to eat, many interesting museums, including the Emerald Museum, and beautiful architecture. Coffee lovers can see where it is grown and produced, then taste some of the best coffee in the world. Also keep an eye out for flights to Cartagena on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. In winter, flights can be cheap and it’s a picture-perfect town with plenty of resort islands to explore.

3 Toronto, Canada

Toronto is another city that often has amazing flight deals, especially from New York. There’s so much to enjoy in Toronto, whether it’s having a drink in the historic Distillery District or shopping in the eclectic Kensington Market area. Visitors can also take a trip across Lake Ontario to the Toronto Islands for incredible views of the downtown Toronto skyline. No trip to Toronto is complete without a trip to Niagara Falls, just 90 minutes away.

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2 Nassau, Bahamas

Nassau is the perfect place for beach lovers as it enjoys 300 days of sunshine a year and is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. With beautiful, colorful buildings and miles of white sand and clear waters, it’s hard not to feel relaxed here. For those who want a break from lying in the sun, there are so many options, including Clifton Heritage National Park and Rainforest National Park, as well as plenty of restaurants and galleries to explore. Nassau is also a great first stop if you want to extend your trip and see more of the Bahamas.

1 Nashville, TN

Winter is the cheapest time to visit Music City, but deals can be found throughout the year. Once there, it’s also easy to stick to your budget with plenty of free concerts at Honky Tonk bars and beautiful murals to explore. Visitors shouldn’t miss the Nashville Hot Chicken or the view of Nashville from Cumberland Park. For those looking for more classic Nashville experiences, try a concert at the Grand Ole Opry, visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, or head to Lynchburg for a tour of Jack Daniel’s Distillery.