OneTravel has released the top destinations Baby Boomers over the age of 60 are traveling to this spring. The booking data shows the top domestic and international destinations Boomers are jet-setting to, along with unique trends for this age group, and the average cost of plane tickets this spring.
While Boomers continue to travel to more traditional vacation spots for retirees like Orlando, Florida and Cancun, Mexico, booking data shows they are getting more adventurous this year, by heading to up-and-coming destinations such as Thailand, Vietnam, Costa Rica, and Peru.
European cities appear to be the most appealing international choice for Boomers with seven cities making it into the top 20 this year. Select European gateways have seen significant price decreases year over year which may be contributing to their increase in popularity. According to OneTravel’s data, flights to Paris are 19% cheaper, flights to Dublin are 14% cheaper, and flights to Rome are 12% cheaper than in 2017.
Domestically, Boomers continue to frequent warm weather destinations such as Florida, Arizona, Nevada, and California.
Top 20 Most Popular Spring Break Destinations for Boomers in 2018
Domestic Destinations Average Airfare International Destinations Average Airfare
Orlando, FL $276 Cancun, Mexico $443 New York, NY $265 Tel Aviv, Israel $1,034 Las Vegas, NV $276 Bangkok, Thailand $826 Ft. Lauderdale, FL $265 Barcelona, Spain $703 Houston, TX $289 London, England $748 Phoenix, AZ $330 Toronto, Canada $296 Chicago, IL $240 Mexico City, Mexico $357 Tampa, FL $288 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico $470 Washington, D.C. $268 San Jose del Cabo, Mexico $452 Los Angeles $271 Dublin, Ireland $741 Fort Myers, FL $339 Guadalajara, Mexico $356 Miami, FL $305 Oranjestad, Aruba $595 Denver, CO $256 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam $822 Honolulu, HI $694 Rome, Italy $822 San Francisco, CA $300 Amsterdam, Netherlands $759 San Diego, CA $307 Paris, France $665 New Orleans $337 Madrid, Spain $739 Dallas, TX $262 Vancouver, Canada $372 Boston, MA $262 Lima, Peru $652 Seattle, WA $304 San Jose, Costa Rica $517