There are a litany of lavish vacations that one may take from Vancouver; however, not all of these holidays are affordable for the average resident.
This month, the Royal Bank of Canada ranked Vancouver as the least affordable for any regional housing market ever recorded in Canada.
With that in mind, finding travel that is both enjoyable as well as economical is extremely important to the majority of Vancouver residents.
That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the cheapest places to fly to from our oceanside city this May!
Cheapest Places To Travel
Los Angeles is one of the cheapest and hottest destinations to visit from Vancouver. In addition, it’s home to a myriad of monumental landmarks, shopping, entertainment, beaches, and much more. You’ll be able to take a stroll down the Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the famous Hollywood Sign, check out Universal Studios, or head down to the Santa Monica Boulevard to catch a breathtaking sunset by the sea. What’s more, tickets from Vancouver at the end of May won’t put you much over $252 CAD including tax.
Known as a gem of the Okanagan Valley, the sunny city is an incredible destination. With beautiful vineyards and a waterfront downtown area lined by soaring mountains, this lovely hotspot is sure to steal your heart. This May, Air Canada can expedite your interior travel with a direct, round-trip fare for as little as $175 CAD including tax. While you can also drive, this is an attractive option for those looking to save time – or those who get into fights on road-trips!
Vegas is the best place to go for events like bachelor or bachelorette parties, birthdays, anniversaries, and even weddings. Its also a great place to go with a group of friends or family to get in some quality time together and cut loose. This May, a complete package to the city of sin through WestJet Vacations costs just under $400 CAD including all tax. This affords you a three night stay on the strip, as well as return direct airfare. Of course, you’ll have to pay a little more for a five star accommodation; however, it is certainly one of the cheapest and most exciting holidays an inexpensive holiday can afford.
The big apple, the city that doesn’t sleep, the place where all your dreams can come true. New York is truly one of the most electrifying and vibrant locations in the entire world. From the Statue of Liberty to the Empire State Building, Central Park to Times Square, there are endless things to explore. This May, you can buy a return flight to this famous city for as little as $395 CAD return.
While Walt Disney World is certainly Orlando’s leading attraction, there are a multitude of other things to do in the incredible city. To start, there are over five major, breathtaking white-sand beaches that attract families, solo travellers, and couples alike for swimming, surfing, or just relaxing in the turquoise Atlantic waters. The best part? A return ticket from Vancouver can cost as little as $392 CAD including tax.
With designer shopping, delicious cuisine, and tons of fun activities to try, you’ll never feel bored in this city. Also, it isn’t far to travel to some ancient ruins that will transport you back in time or to go snorkeling and discover a whole other world beneath the ocean’s surface. Once you take in the white sand beaches on the Cancun strip and gaze out on the endless, sparkling ocean, you’ll feel like you’re in paradise. In addition, a return ticket from Vancouver can cost as little as $351 CAD including tax.
While a road-trip fro Vancouver for most, Portland is actually a cheap, short flight away. Not only is this city nestled in one of the most beautiful states in the USA, but it affords some great entertainment. You can drown in all of the unique craft beers and gourmet food trucks you can possibly handle. Further, a ticket from Vancouver is only $288 CAD return including tax this may.