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Summer Holidays and Vacation Deals 2020

Summer Vacation Deals are here! We’ve rounded up the cheapest flight deals for next summer and compiled the top 5 best places to visit in Canada for your summer holidays. Check out the deals below and start planning for fun next summer.

Summer Holidays: 2020 Flight Deals

Looking for cheap summer vacation deals and ideas? Skyscanner has got you covered. Whether it’s a cheap family vacation or that solo adventure you have always wanted to take, we have everything you need to have a budget-friendly summer holiday. How about a weekend getaway to New York City or a trip across the pond to Dublin? Or maybe you’re in it for a long-haul trip to Singapore. We’ve assembled the best flight deals below, so you can reach your dream destination without breaking the bank.

*Last updated on March 7, 2020. In light of recent events with COVID-19, we are currently not updating the deals here at this time. Please check the Government of Canada website for the latest COVID-19 updates and travel advisories. 

Summer Holiday Flight Deals in Canada

Departure CityDestination CityEstimated Price CAD
TorontoThunder Bay➡️$330
HalifaxSt. John’s➡️$279

Summer Holiday Flight Deals to U.S. Cities

Departure CityDestination CityEstimated Price CAD
MontrealNew York City➡️$246
TorontoLas Vegas➡️$272
VancouverLos Angeles➡️$227
HalifaxNew York City➡️$259

Summer Holiday Flight Deals to Europe

Departure CityDestination CityEstimated Price CAD

Summer Holiday Flight Deals to Mexico and the Caribbean

Departure CityDestination CityEstimated Price CAD
CalgaryPuerto Vallarta➡️$530
MontrealMexico City➡️$530
TorontoTrinidad and Tobago➡️$434
VancouverPunta Cana➡️$589
HalifaxMexico City➡️$613

Summer Holiday Flight Deals to Central and South America

Departure City Destination CityEstimated Price CAD
CalgarySan Jose➡️$563
MontrealPanama City➡️$555
MontrealGuatemala City➡️$434
TorontoGuatemala City➡️$376
HalifaxSao Paulo➡️$906

Summer Holiday Flight Deals to Asia

Departure CityDestination CityEstimated Price CAD
TorontoKuala Lumpur➡️$1,012
VancouverHo Chi Minh City➡️$1,011
HalifaxNew Delhi➡️$1,427

What Are the Best Places to Visit in Canada for Your Summer Holidays?

If you’re looking for summer vacation inspiration on the best places to visit in Canada, we’ve highlighted some of the trending Canadian destinations below. Fly from Calgary, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver or Halifax. If you don’t find a deal that coincides with your summer holiday, use our flight deals finder above. Make the most out of your vacation this summer – search and book now!

Quebec City, Quebec

popular street in Quebec City
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Want to visit Europe at half the cost? Quebec City is a cheap vacation destination for those looking for a budget-friendly taste of Europe. The city is very walkable and warmer weather is ideal for meandering through the cobblestone, historical streets of Old Quebec. To get the best view of the classic skyline with the Château Frontenac, take a ferry across the St. Lawrence River to Lévis. Or opt for an outdoor adventure at Bras du Nord Valley where you can partake in activities such as canoeing and camping.

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Churchill, Manitoba

Beluga whales under the water
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Winnipeg is one of our top choices for where to travel in July this summer. So after you visit this lively city, take an extended visit to Churchill, a northern destination along the Hudson Bay. This is one of the best places to visit in Canada to see amazing wildlife in their natural habitats. A beluga whale tour makes for an unforgettable experience. Either sea kayak or, if you’re feeling adventurous, snorkel alongside the stunning mammals. For more wildlife, take a tour of the sub-Arctic tundra where you can get a glimpse of more than 250 bird species.

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Cabot Trail, Nova Scotia

views of the scenic drive along the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia.
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Thinking more along the lines of a great Canadian road trip for your summer holidays? The Cabot Trail is without a doubt a top road trip experience to explore more of the East Coast. And it makes for a cheaper getaway, too. Cruise through endless viewpoints, harbours and forests. The drive will take you through breathtaking Cape Breton National Park, allowing for ample opportunity to go camping or hiking. The top pitstops along your road trip should include Whale Cove Cemetery, Margaree Harbour and the Skyline Trail Hike. Plan for at least four days to enjoy this trip at a relaxed pace.

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Canmore, Alberta

kayaking on a lake overlooking trees and mountains
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Nearby popular Banff (25-minute drive) is stunning, but not as heavily tread, Canmore. Banff is, of course, one of the most beautiful places to visit in Canada. But it’s also worthwhile to spend some time in Canmore, where the lakes and mountains are just as beautiful. For example, the Grassi Lakes Trail offers aquamarine lakes, waterfalls and a view of Canmore. If you are there during the August long weekend, you’ll be in for a treat as the Canmore Folk Festival runs August 3-5 this year. Just like Banff, Canmore one of the best places to visit in Canada, especially in the summer months. And as a bonus, compare to Banff it tends too be a cheap vacation destination, too.

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Kelowna, British Columbia

a vineyard
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More off the beaten path from heavily visited cities like Vancouver and Victoria is Kelowna, home to the Okanagan Valley. This is a great summer getaway if you are looking for more laid back activities such as wine tastings or leisure beach days. Then just on the outskirts of town is Okanagan Lavender and Herb Farm where you’ll find an abundance of essential oils, teas and care products harvested from the plants and herbs grown on the property. Top wineries include Mission Hill Family Estate and Quails’ Gate.

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When does the summer season begin and end?

Here are the key dates you need to know to inform your summer vacation plans.

When does summer start?

The official summer season begins on Sunday, June 21, 2020. However, most consider the peak summer months to be July and August. This is typically the time when students are off from school and people take time off work.

When does summer end?

The summer season officially ends on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Schools usually start their new year at the beginning of September. But you can still find great last-minute vacation deals for Labour Day weekend to wrap up a great summer holiday with one last getaway!

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