When asked about destinations that most frequently provide the most attractive bargains or best values for summer travel, AAA travel agency managers identified the following: Las Vegas; Orlando/Walt Disney World, Fla.; Branson, Missouri; Anaheim/Disneyland; and San Francisco. International destinations identified as best for bargains and value are: the Caribbean; European Cruises; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; South America; and Costa Rica.
When comparing AAA’s 2007 and 2008 summer travel surveys, AAA travel agency managers identified the following locations as this summer’s top five domestic and international vacation destinations:
Domestic by air:
(Excluding Canada & Mexico)
2. Las Vegas
3. New York
4. Los Angeles
5. Washington, D.C.
2. Las Vegas
4. New York
5. Los Angeles/Orange County
International by air:
In addition, domestic “hot spots” for this summer include: New Mexico; San Antonio, Texas; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Oregon; and Miami/South Beach. International “hot spots” include: Croatia; Montenegro; Vietnam; Cinque Terra, Italy; and Douro River, Portugal.
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