Spring Break Savings Tip: Fly Into a Busy Airport

Looking for a family spring break destination with affordable airfare? One trick is to choose a vacation spot near a busy airport.

Airlines set prices using surge pricing, which means they are determined by supply and demand. Some destinations with smaller airports receive a huge influx of travelers during spring break, which makes airline seats scarce, which in turn drives up prices. 

On the other hand, if you choose a destination near a busy airport, the spring break crowds barely make a dent in the overall air traffic, and airline ticket prices stay relatively flat. 

Here are destinations within easy reach of the busiest US airports: