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Looking to steal in one last vacation before the leaves start falling and the little ones start heading back to school? August may be your best bet as destinations, particularly Gulf Coast states, drop prices for summer travelers:

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San Antonio, Riverwalk, Texas

San Antonio Riverwalk

Peak summer travel season may be reaching its end but that doesn’t mean one last vacation isn’t in order. According to new date from the Orbitz® Insider Index, air and hotel rates to several U.S. hot spots are dropping. Traveling to top destinations in Florida, Louisiana and Texas in August can save travelers approximately 7 percent on air and another 10 percent on hotels, on average, compared to June and July travel.

Air and hotel travel to Panama City, Florida and Gatlinburg, Tennessee are particularly high, but big savings can also be had at larger cities including New Orleans, San Antonio and Orlando. For deeper discounts, books at through August 28th for up to 50% off participating hotels plus an additional 15% discount using promotion code SUMMERTIME.

Orbitz Insider Index: August Wins for Best of Summer Deals


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Jason Heidemann

Jason Heidemann

Jason is a Lead Content Specialist for Expedia Group, and manages content initiatives across numerous Expedia-owned brands. His work has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, Time Out, the Huffington Post, Chicago Magazine, Passport and many others.

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