If you like NASCAR, then you already know about Daytona Beach, FL. Every year in February, during what is called "Speed Week", over 200,000 NASCAR fans flood the city to watch the world-famous Daytona 500. So if you are not a racing fan, plan your flights to Daytona Beach for some other week. Daytona Beach is about a lot more than racing, though. There are plenty of historic sites, including the Daytona Beach Surfside Historic District where you can see some of the oldest buildings in the area. There is a lot to see and do here so after you purchase your Daytona Beach flights, sit down and plan your adventure. It will make your vacation go more smoothly from the moment you fly into the city.
Hotels near Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) are plentiful, and range from the ultra-luxurious to the most basic of accommodations. Travel from the airport to the hotel is simple. There is ample shuttle bus service, public transportation and taxis. Many hotels run their own shuttle bus service to the airport so check on this when you book your airfare and hotel reservations. Renting a car is usually a great idea if you want to travel beyond the city, and is easily done from the conveniently-located stations in the airport. For the best selection of cars, you will want to make a reservation in advance of your arrival. It's easiest to do this when you book your ticket.
There is, of course, plenty of beach land to explore. After you have toasted in the sun, you probably need to find something to eat. This can be done almost anywhere as food stands, restaurants and snack bars seem to be everywhere. Try and fit in time to visit the Museum of Arts and Sciences, and no baseball fan will want to miss a chance to visit Jackie Robinson Ballpark. If you feel that you don't have enough time to see it all, that's okay. Cheap tickets to Daytona Beach as well as deals on hotels are easy to find. Travelocity can help with Daytona Beach vacation packages that will save you up to $537, making a return trip very affordable!
Airfares offered on Fridays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity.ca in 2019. Purchasing your airfares on a Monday or Tuesday can also provide better value, however our advice if you’re looking to save money is to avoid booking on a Saturday. Our data shows, the start of the weekend has the highest ticket values on average, so keep this in mind if you’re browsing flight deals on a weekend.
Frequent travellers may already know this, but earlier in the week is often the cheapest time to fly. Flights departing on a Tuesday are the cheapest of the week. Since weekend flights tend to be more popular, this causes the prices to rise which is why on average, airfares booked on Travelocity.ca in 2019 were most expensive for Saturday departures.
Here’s the deal: It is typically possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity.ca up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 1-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.
We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on Travelocity.ca in 2019 saved close to 55% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Travelocity.ca from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.