The 7 Cheapest Places To Travel In February 2020

We’ve covered some of the cheapest places to travel in January 2020. But, if you can’t swing a trip just after New Years then you might want to look into taking a trip in February. In fact, there are lots of great winter sun destinations where you can escape the cold that paralyzes much of Europe and the Northern United States.

If you plan your trip right, you can either turn it into an ultra-romantic getaway with bae. Or, you can snag some post-holiday deals when places are trying to entice visitors to book during the after-Christmas slump.

Now, all you have to do is figure out where to go. Airlines are enticing travellers all over the world to take trips, meaning you’ll find great deals all around. However, we’ve rounded up our picks for seven of the cheapest places to travel in February 2020.

Cheapest Places To Travel In February 2020

1. Puerto Escondido, Mexico

The Visit Mexico website sells Puerto Escondido well, nothing that you have to “head through a mountain range that winds all the way through Oaxaca before descending down to the Pacific Ocean” just to get there. The coastal destination is certainly a hotspot for tourists, and it’s also one of the cheapest places to travel in February 2020. You’ll find great deals for just over $450 if you know when to book.

Cheapest Places To Travel In February 2020

2. Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Flying to Hawaii in February sounds like a dream, and this year you can make that dream come true. 2019 reports had flights to Kailua-Kona dropping by a whopping 13% in price during the second month of the year. According to other flight comparison sites, flights in January or February can be up to $175 cheaper than during the typical high season. So, break out those sunnies and lather on the sunscreen; you’re going to Hawaii!


3. Zurich, Switzerland

Last year, Kayak reported that prices for flights to Zurich dropped 15% during the month of February. So, while you wouldn’t necessarily be escaping any cold weather, you would get the chance to visit one of the prettiest cities in Switzerland. It’s the world’s centre of finance and it’s easily one of the cleanest, most well-preserved cities in Europe. Airbnbs don’t seem to go down in price during February, but the money you save on that flight will help offset the cost.

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4. Venice, Italy

The cheapest time to fly to Venice, Italy is in February, when prices drop about 3% compared to other months throughout the year. And, what better spot to spend Valentine’s Day than in a city that’s just brimming with an endless maze of charming canals and hidden secrets? You can easily snag a round-trip flight to wander the canals of Venice for less than $600 in February. Waiting until the summer will cost you at least $300 more.

Cheapest Places to Travel in February 2020

5. Cape Town, South Africa

There’s really no cheap time to fly to South Africa, regardless of where you’re flying from. Unless you live on the continent of Africa, it’s a pretty long and expensive trip for most travellers. However, if it’s on your 2020 travel bucket list, we’ve got good news for you! It’s one of the cheapest places to travel internationally in February. The average round-trip flight costs just $750, compared to the $1,600 it’ll cost you to travel in December.

Cheapest Places to Travel in February 2020

6. Montego Bay, Jamaica

Montego Bay made our list of the top winter sun destinations for February. With average temperatures of 20°C to 29°C (69°F to 84°F), it’s the perfect winter getaway. You can snag some nice hotel deals offering nights as low as $30. And, plane tickets are at their absolute cheapest in February. Round-trip tickets from New York can cost less than $400. That’s easily one of the cheapest travel deals for February 2020.

7. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Despite hosting the world’s biggest carnival at the end of February, travel to Rio de Janeiro is actually cheapest that month. Airlines seem to need to sell tickets in the weeks leading up to Carnival, resulting in some pretty low prices and great opportunities for travellers like you to get to know Brazil. Rio de Janeiro is one of the cheapest places to travel in February 2020 with prices easily $100-200 less than you’ll find during peak travel months like June and July.

Elizabeth Thorn

Elizabeth has lived and worked in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, all of which have contributed to her passion for travel writing. When she's not writing, you can find her exploring little hideouts in Colombia or watching photography tutorials on YouTube.

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