Everyone needs to get off the island from time to time. There's nothing like an awesome vaycay to cure all your woes. A bit of sun can be a real treat for Newfoundlanders during the long winter months. Sometimes it's cheaper to fly abroad than it is to fly across Canada. So why break the bank when you don't have to? There are plenty of flights leaving from right here in St. John's that you need to hop on!

Pack your bags! It's time to hit the beach and soak up the sun. Maybe see a few shows and or concerts. Or even enjoy some new scenery with some breathtaking landscapes. Let this guide help you choose the best destination and you're ready for take off!

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Dublin, Ireland

Visit green pastures and kiss the Blarney Stone. I've seen one way tickets for as low as $350. That's cheaper than flying to Calgary! Book your ticket and enjoy everything Ireland has to offer.

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Everyone knows this is the destination for soaking up the rays. Sipping your frosty drinks while you watch the waves on the beach. You can also go snoring with huge sea turtles. Flights start at as low as $250 one way! What a deal!

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San Francisco, United States

Explore the many piers of downtown San Francisco. Where the people are so friendly and the view is spectacular. Rent a bicycle and ride along the coast line and visit Golden Gate Bridge. Flights are under $420!

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Belize City, Belize

Ride horses through the Belize rivers, go snorkelling, or just kick it back and relax. WestJet offers flights to Belize for as low as $220. Enjoy the vacation of a lifetime for pocket change!

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Varadero, Cuba

Cuba is loved by most and many adventure down there for Spring break — and who can blame them? With plenty of beaches to choose from it's hard to know where to plant your towel and bask in the sun. Flights are as low as $240!

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Las Vegas, United States

Everyone needs to experience Vegas at least once! With SO much to do you're going to need a few days. The crazy amount of shows, concerts, amazing hotels and of course the strip. If you want a break from reality here is your chance to act like a fool and love every minute of it. Take a dart down for as little as $300.


New York City, United States

Time Square, Lady Liberty, Central Park and the list goes on. Immerse yourself in the busy life of New York City. Go to a show or 5, eat some street meat and shop until you drop. Make sure you stay for at least a week to fit everything you're dying to do. The best part is you can experience all of this for a $200 plane ticket!

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Cancun, Mexico

Have a fiesta when you travel to Cancun, Mexico! You'll have an amazing time and so will your wallet. Book your ticket for $230 and have the time of your life! Getting away for the week has never been so easy. Sit on the beach or just sit in the pool. Either way it's bound to be an adventure.

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London, United Kingdom

Tour around London for the low fare of $212. Take in the multitude of galleries, Trafalgar Square and the popular Ferris wheel. Wake up to a traditional English breakfast followed by an afternoon tea. For that rate what's stopping you?

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St. Lucia, Caribbean

Dive into the best vacation ever in St. Lucia. You won't even need to break the bank with fares starting at $305. Walk along the beach, or hike some beautiful mountains. It's your trip so you be the boss! Relax, sun bath, hike or dance the night away. The Caribbean won't leave you disappointed!