By Kate Schwartz
The key to finding cheap vacations is knowing when and where to find the best deals. The CheapTickets 2009 Value Travel Forecast highlights the top cheap vacation destinations for 2009. June 2009’s cheapest vacations can be found in Dallas, Columbia, South Carolina; and Egypt. With up to 38 percent in average savings on hotels as compared to peak rates, a cheap vacation in June is the perfect way to jump-start your summer.
Take a cheap vacation to Dallas in June and see what Texas’
third largest city has to offer. Known for outstanding BBQ, Tex-Mex and
authentic Mexican food, one could spend an entire vacation exploring
the culinary excellence of Dallas. After you’ve taken the belt buckle
up a notch, do some walking in Dallas’ Art District which is home to
the Dallas Museum of Art, the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, and the Dallas Children’s Theater.
Dallas, like any big city, offers a diverse selection of activities,
accommodations and adventures. This June CheapTickets anticipates average hotel savings of 15 percent as compared to peak rates, which makes taking a cheap vacation to Dallas more affordable than ever.
Columbia, South Carolina, may not immediately come to mind when you think of a common place to take a cheap vacation, but there is much more to South Carolina’s capital than meets the eye. Families will enjoy a slew of kid-friendly museums including the South Carolina State Museum, or the Edventure Children’s Museum. Nature enthusiasts can take refuge in the Congaree National Park, or kayak on the Saluda River, while those travelers looking to take it easy can stroll along the Columbia Riverfront Park or relax in the Saluda Shoals Park. Take a cheap vacation to Columbia this June and take advantage of 22 percent average hotel savings as compared to peak rates.
With 38 percent savings on hotels in June compared to peak rates, travelers heading to Egypt can see more while they spend less. Relax on the banks of the Red Sea or explore the ancient pyramids. Travelers can even sail down the Nile River as they immerse themselves in Egypt's culture and history.
June travel doesn’t have to be expensive if you plan a cheap vacation in advance. The CheapTickets 2009 Value Travel Forecast predicts that some of the best spots for a cheap vacation in June are Dallas, Columbia, and Egypt. Whether you are looking to explore the pyramids, light up the BBQ, or play in Saluda Shoals Park, CheapTickets can help you find the cheap vacation that is right for you and your budget.
Kate Schwartz is a marketing coordinator for CheapTickets. When
she’s not searching for the best travel deals, she’s out taking
advantage of them! From hiking the Rockies to lounging on the beaches
of Barcelona, Kate is always looking for adventure.