Allianz Global Assistance reviewed more than four million trips planned by its customers during the Spring Break season — February 24, 2017 through April 9, 2017 — for travel between five and eight days in length, and found that Orlando and Cancun top the list as this year´s most popular domestic and international destinations, the travel insurance provider said.
Domestically, the results showed that 8.62% of travelers are planning trips to Orlando, followed in popularity by Las Vegas (5.29%), Phoenix (4.38%), Fort Lauderdale (4.13%), Los Angeles (4%), Fort Myers (3.94%), Denver (3.69%), Salt Lake City (3.35%), San Francisco (3.14%), and Tampa (3.04%).
Internationally, travelers are planning trips to Cancun, Mexico (16.73%) followed in popularity by Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (5.27%); San Juan, Puerto Rico (4.84%); Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (4.74%); Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (4.41%); London, United Kingdom (3.95%); Montego Bay, Jamaica (3.16%); Aruba Island, Aruba (2.97%); Nassau, Bahamas (2.85%); and St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands (2.81%).
The findings also showed the most popular flight days for spring break travel in 2017. The travel day with the most travelers (10%) for domestic and international trips is March 11, 2017.
The data of US travelers´ 2017 spring break plans was gathered by analyzing the number of customers that went through the online booking process of airfare and package paths for partners offering Allianz Global Assistance travel insurance to generate itineraries for roundtrip flights from the US from 2/24/2017 — 4/9/2017 for trips between five and eight days in length.
Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) is a consumer specialty insurance and assistance company that provides insurance to over 25 million customers annually and is best known for its Allianz Travel Insurance plans. The company offers travel insurance through most major US airlines, leading travel agents, online travel agencies, other travel suppliers, and directly to consumers.