8 Round Trip Flights For Less Than $450 That Will Make You Pack Your Bags ASAP
Grab your passport and your suitcase, it's time for a vacation!
It’s cold, it’s dark and it’s snowy, and with summer seeming like a distant memory, thousands of us are already dreaming about an idyllic winter escape. Whether you’ve been fantasizing about a relaxing break on the beach, or the adventure-seekers thrill of a lifetime, here are 8 last-minute flight deals from Canada that will make you want to pack your bags immediately.
If you’ve been desperate to treat yourself in 2020, but are struggling to find vacation deals within your budget, look no further!
While taking international flights from Canada can be pretty expensive, there are several tips and tricks to get the best possible price for the winter getaway of your dreams.
One of the easiest ways to get super-affordable flights to exotic and exciting destinations is to be prepared to leave ASAP and be as flexible as possible with nearby dates.
With that in mind, if you’re ready to get going in February or March, there are plenty of opportunities to see the world on a budget.
There are several round trip flight opportunities for less than $450, meaning you can take the holiday you’ve always aspired to, without breaking your new year’s budget.
With bucket-list-worthy destinations such as London (England), Puerto Rico, Havana and Las Vegas on the list, it’s going to be almost impossible to stay in Canada.
If you've been day-dreaming about a vacation consisting of high tea, scones, rich history, free sightseeing and perhaps a little rain, a trip to London could be for you.
With stunning scenery, world-famous landmarks and people almost as polite as Canadians, you'd think it would be an expensive trip.
However, select flights from Toronto to London are actually just $457 round trip, as long as you're prepared to pack your bags before the end of March.
The Government of Canada advises travellers to "exercise a high degree of caution" when travelling to the U.K., but there are no specific threats in the country at this time.
More information and date suggestions can be found here.
If you're an explorer looking for a Central American adventure, Guatemala is for you.
The country is renowned the world over for its volcanoes, rainforests and ancient Mayan sites, and is the perfect destination for anyone seeking rich culture, stunning scenery and memorable experiences.
If you're in Vancouver, select late-summer flights to Guatemala are now less than $450, but you'll need to leave in August, September or October 2020.
Like the U.K., the Canadian Government does recommend exercising high caution in the country, specifically due to crime rates and ongoing demonstrations.
Check it out here.
If you’re looking for a holiday a little closer to home, how about Dallas?
The commercial and cultural hub of Texas is known for its incredible art scene and interesting political history.
The site where U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated is a common spot for tourists to explore, as is the city's famous botanical gardens.
If you can fly from Calgary, you can secure a round trip flight for as little as $226, with select availability between January and April 2020.
According to the Canadian government agency, it’s totally safe to visit the U.S. right now, so what are you waiting for?
You can find out more here.
Colombia, located in the northern part of South America, is surrounded by both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific, meaning it's home to some of the world's most beautiful beaches, mountain ranges, jungles and volcanoes.
For nature lovers, it's paradise!
As the coffee capital of the world, you'll also be able to taste some of the best caffeinated beverages on Earth... Your coffee doesn't get fresher than this.
If you're looking for a nature-coffee combo, flights from Montreal to Bogota are now just $461 for April.
The Government of Canada advises avoiding travel in some Colombian regions, but Bogota is not included in this advisory.
More flight info can be found here.
The colourful capital city of Havana is known for its golden beaches, old-world architecture and gorgeously sunny skies, even in the winter months.
As a popular hotspot for Canadian tourists, there's plenty of restaurants, bars and hotels, and they're super affordable in the low-season.
From Vancouver, select flights to Bogota are now $315 round trip, and there's a variety of dates throughout the summer.
Date suggestions and pricing information can be found here.
Las Vegas, Nevada
As one of the world's number one bucket list hotspots, Sin City has more bars, restaurants, hotels, and shopping opportunities than you could possibly dream of.
With warm temperatures, world-recognized nightlife, and 24-hour entertainment, where could be better to kick-start the new decade?
If you want a little extra time to save some cash for the casinos, you can find select flights from Toronto for less than $315 towards the end of the summer.
More information about these deals can be found here.
Liberia, Costa Rica
Calling all explorers...
The Central American country of Costa Rica is the perfect destination for Canadians looking for tropical adventures, as the country is well-equipped with forests, volcanoes, rugged coastlines and unique wildlife.
The Insta-worthy vacation destination sounds like a dream, and you'd expect this to come with a hefty price-tag.
Luckily, flights from Toronto to Liberia cost $368 round trip in February, so get your bags packed now if you're looking for a bargain.
The Canadian Government suggests exercising caution in Costa Rica, due to crime in the region.
Date suggestions can be found here.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Known globally for its golden Caribbean beaches, buzzing nightlife and colourful Spanish culture, this island city is a popular tourist destination for good reason.
For globe-trotters looking for a taste of winter sun, select flights between Montreal and San Juan are now just $341 roundtrip, but only if you’re prepared to get going ASAP.
Similar flights can be found from Toronto at the same time, and they cost just $331.
There are no specific travel advisories in place for Puerto Rico — so it's ready when you are.
Wherever you decide to go in 2020, keep up to date with the Government of Canada's travel advisories here.