Hotwire Reveals Top Ten Travel Destinations for Canada's Family Day

Popular domestic destinations show deals under $100 a night, offering families deep discounts close to home.

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12, 2015 /CNW/ -- Hotwire.com®, a leading discount travel site, today announced the 10 most popular domestic destinations for Canadian travellers over Family Day Weekend for 2015. Canadian mainstays, including Toronto and Montreal remain the most sought-after to visit, but there are still deals to be found on Hotwire™. All top 10 cities are experiencing hotel pricing averages around $100 a night, helping families enjoy the convenience of a quick, nearby vacation without breaking the bank. 

"This Family Day weekend, instead of going far and wide for a great deal, skip the stress of a long drive or plane ride and plan on having a staycation near home with your family," said Henrik Kjellberg, President of the Hotwire Group. "With comparatively low prices all over the country during the winter season, this three-day weekend is a great time to explore your surroundings and see what gems are hiding in your own neighborhood, all for great prices for a family on any budget."

Toronto comes in as the most popular destination for Family Day weekend, with a variety of family-friendly activities. Meanwhile, Montreal places second this year with Ottawa a close third. Rounding out the top five are Niagara Falls and Halifax, both of which are frequently visited destinations during Canadian holidays

Whether you choose to pack your bags and travel across the country, or take advantage of the deep discounts close to home, Canada's Family Day is the perfect weekend to enjoying bonding time with your family in one of the below destinations:

 

Rank

City

Average Nightly Rates on Hotwire*

1

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

$60

2

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

$75

3

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 

$86

4

Niagara Falls, Canada

$62

5

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

$77

6

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

$86

7

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

$78

8

Banff, Alberta, Canada

$92

9

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

$76

10

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

$68




 

*Average nightly rates are based on hotel bookings made on Hotwire.com on January 28, 2015 for stays between 2/14/2015 and 2/16/2015. Year over year changes are calculated by comparing the average nightly rate to the same time period last year.

About Hotwire

Hotwire.com is a leading discount travel site with low rates on airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars and vacation packages.  Launched in 2000, Hotwire, Inc. obtains deep discounts from its travel suppliers to help travelers book unsold airline seats, hotel rooms and rental cars.  Hotwire.com is an award winning website and Hotwire, Inc. is an operating company within Expedia, Inc. For more information, visit http://www.hotwire.com. In addition to Hotwire.com, Hotwire, Inc. also operates www.carrentals.com.  

© 2015 Hotwire, Inc.  All rights reserved. Hotwire, Hotwire.com and the Hotwire logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Hotwire, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. 

Contact:
Monica Caires
Grayling
(323) 648-5426
Monica.Caires@grayling.com

 

SOURCE Hotwire.com

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