The big holidays are over, back to the grain of everyday life, rationalizing when is a good time to get away for a bit. But still recovering from the expenses that come with the holidays; wondering if all the hype is true with "Tuesdays are the best day to book airfare." Or "Wednesdays are the best day to fly" and even "January is the cheapest month to travel." All of those and the other travel myths out there are all up for debate, but we have compiled a list of less expensive vacations for February. Giving you the chance to stop pondering when you can afford to go and going. Whether you want a solo trip, a trip with the gals, or away with your spouse; our list has the best inexpensive trips for February.
Traveling to Hawaii tends to be very expensive, especially over New Years, but come February, and this warm, sunny island is typically 40 percent cheaper than other months. Aim for the first week of February for the most savings. If you need a little fun in the sun from the winter blues, this is the destination for you. Want something romantic for Valentine's Day, Honolulu is rated number 6 out of 10 for most romantic islands.
Looking for to continue celebrating holidays, head over to Hong Kong for their holidays. February is full of festivities, sales and excellent travel deals to Hong Kong. Make a girl’s getaway for shopping, culture, festivals, and relaxation at affordable four-star hotels in February. Celebrate the Chinese New Years, Spring Lantern Festival and Hong Kong Arts Festival in February. Overall Hong Kong is mild and dry in February with temperatures in the low-mid 50s.
If your idea, as well as your primary goal of your vacation, is relaxation and warm weather, head to the Caribbean, more specifically Mexico, Dominican Republic, or Jamaica where you will find it to be less crowded and much cheaper in February. If you are looking to explore the cultural of the Caribbean islands, head to Cancun, Punta Cana, Montego Bay, Colombia or Costa Rica. February is the first dry month in this area of the Caribbean, making for a more enjoyable time and more time exploring the islands. Most of these islands have all-inclusive resorts giving you the best travel deal to the Caribbean Islands. The temperature in February ranges from highs in mid to low 80s and lows in the low 70s, escaping to the islands doesn't sound too bad in the winter.
For a closer to the States travel destination, Montreal is perfect for friends to explore together. With a redesigned Museum of Fine Arts, quaint bed-and-breakfasts, and the allure of Montreal's up-and-coming neighborhood, Mile End for drinking and candy bars. Don't forget the Winter Festival Montréal en Lumière, at night the streets are full of lights, best food around, art, music and performances, and so much more. From February 16-26 you will find the best nights for activities, art, and cultural all year in Montreal.
If you enjoy winter and all that it comes with, head to Norway where winter is an enjoyable and festive time. Travel to Norway in the month of February when you can see the Northern Lights the best. Take a winter retreat to one of their cozy lodges for a vacation full of skiing, sledding, snuggling up by a fireplace with a nice warm beverage for an intimate winter retreat. Pack plenty of warm clothes and outerwear for it is bitter cold winter with long nights in Norway’s winter paradise.
We listed just a few of the most affordable vacations in February, if you still need more ideas, then consider a family vacation to Disney where the parks record some of their lowest visitor numbers all year. Or check out Tasmania, an island that's consistently ranked as one of the world's top islands, and most affordable time to go in February. Whether you want to escape the cold or take a winter retreat, February has plenty of affordable destinations than other months of the year.
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