Ten Most Popular New Year’s Destinations for Canadian Travellers


A leading discount travel site, today announced the top ten destinations where Canadians plan to ring in the New Year. Unlike Christmas and Thanksgiving, where popular U.S. leisure destinations overtook some Canadian locales, it seems people are staying local this New Year’s, with destinations like Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver dominating in popularity. Travellers wanting to go international are also in luck as there are several U.S. destinations like Orlando and Seattle that are also showing affordable prices.

“With prices under 100 dollars across the country, it’s no surprise to see Canadians staying close to home for the New Year,” said Pierre-Etienne Chartier, vice president of the Hotwire Group. “Plus, these domestic cities are offering plenty of festive activities and family-friendly fun, so Canadians can start their 2014 with a bang and some extra cash in their wallets.”

The 10 most popular New Year’s destinations for Canadian travellers by hotel bookings, along with average nightly prices for each are as follows:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
New York City, New York
treal, Quebec, Canada
couver, British Columbia, Canada
Orlando, Florida
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Detroit, Michigan
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Seattle, Washington