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Easter Weekend 2019: Flight Deals and Destinations

Easter Weekend flight deals are finally here! Easter long weekend is the perfect time to take a spring getaway. Here are the top domestic and international destinations and flight deals leaving from major cities in Canada, including tips on how to find the cheapest flights and hotel deals. Search and save with Skyscanner.

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Easter Weekend 2019 in Canada

Looking for cheap flights for Easter Weekend 2019? Well, you have come to the right place! Easter weekend is a popular time to travel because the weather gets warmer and everybody wants to take advantage of the long weekend. As such, we have found flights and travel deals just for you! These flights are round-trip and coincide with the Easter long weekend. Fly from Calgary, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and Halifax to and more. Or if you’re after inspiration, we’ve got a list of the top Easter weekend getaways below – along with great flight and hotel deals.

When is Easter Weekend 2019?

This year, Easter Sunday is on April 21, 2019. Good Friday is on April 19, 2019 and Easter Monday is April 22, 2019. Whether you want to visit family, or getaway for a sunny escape, we’ve found so many flight deals that you will surely find something that suits your needs. Check out the tables below, filled with deals for return flights from wanderlust-worthy domestic and international destinations for an Easter Weekend getaway. Search now and book your perfect flight!

Is Easter Monday a holiday?

The Canadian government lists Easter Monday as a Statutory Holiday, but this isn’t always observed by Quebec and Alberta specifically. Furthermore, schools, businesses and organizations are generally closed in places where Easter Monday is a holiday and in other cases, it is at the employer’s discretion.

When is the best time to book Easter Weekend flights?

Knowing when to book your Easter Weekend flights is just as important as picking the destination. Obviously, you want to save as much money as possible so you can spend more during your trip. Based on our historical data, the cheapest time to book your flights for Easter is in February. Flights booked in February see an average of 7% savings over the rest of the year. In general, seven weeks prior to Easter is the cheapest time to book flights.

But, there is always hope for finding a great deal with Skyscanner. You can still book last minute flights. Or, check out how to search for the cheapest flight deals across the entire month.

Easter Weekend 2019 Flight Deals

*Prices are updated weekly. Fares may change based on availability at the time of booking. 

Domestic Easter Weekend Flight Deals

Departure CityDestination City Estimated Price CAD
(Round-Trip)
CalgaryEdmonton$264
CalgaryMontreal$555
MontrealToronto$183
MontrealHalifax$300
TorontoCalgary$338
TorontoWinnipeg$223
VancouverCalgary$217
VancouverToronto$351
HalifaxCalgary$738
HalifaxOttawa$358

International Easter Weekend Flight Deals

Departure City Destination CityEstimated Price CAD
(Round-Trip)
CalgaryDenver$281
CalgaryLiberia$480
MontrealDublin$678
MontrealReykjavik$550
TorontoNew York City$288
TorontoReykjavik$665
VancouverDenver$385
VancouverCancun$488
HalifaxNew York City$313
HalifaxCancun$541

Cheap Easter Weekend Destinations for 2019

Our top Easter Weekend Destinations are based on the trends we’ve been seeing in our search traffic. We’ve included domestic and international spots to help you narrow down your choices and pick the one catches your eye. Some of the best and cheapest Easter Break destinations for 2019 include New York City, Paris, Reykjavik, Denver, Cancun and more below.

New York City

Regardless of how many times you visit the big apple, it still captures a certain charm and spirit. It’s no surprise that New York City is a top choice for Canadian travellers at any time of the year due to the incredibly cheap flights. Easter Weekend is a great time to book a trip. Whether it’s your first time or not, take advantage and see New York City bloom in the spring. Explore the trendy neighbourhoods, catch a Broadway show and of course shop ’til you drop! There are hotel deals available so book your accommodation now so you can enjoy your Easter weekend in this world-famous city.

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strip of townhouses in New York City
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Toronto

Canada’s largest city is no stranger to visitors. Toronto is a melting pot of cultures, art, food, and entertainment. Some of the best flight deals over Easter are to Toronto, and it’s a great time to see the city as it’s waking up from Winter. So it’s the perfect time to see the city on foot! Explore the historic Distillery District, Kensington Market or the downtown core. There is truly a never-ending list of things to see and do. And it’s your lucky day because Skyscanner has a comprehensive guide to help you decide what to do during your visit to Toronto. Now just find a good hotel deal and your trip will be set!

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the skyline of Toronto
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Denver

We are consistently finding great cheap flight deals to this U.S. capital. Denver is an outdoor city and an ideal gateway to the Rockies, making the perfect escape for your Easter Weekend. Start with Union Station – more than just a train station – it is also home to an array of bars, shops and even a hotel. Then rent a bike and explore the numerous cultural attractions such as the Denver Art Museum, Larimer Square and Denver Botanic Gardens. And if you’re lucky, there might be something playing at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Alternatively, you can go to just witness this iconic stage with stunning sandstone surrounding it and several opportunities for hiking nearby. Book your trip to Denver today!

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skyline, aerial view of Denver, Colorado
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Bahamas

The Bahamas is a picture-perfect Caribbean vacation. It has beaches, golf courses, kid-friendly attractions and some beautiful underwater life. It’s a great destination for any time of year – but all the more reason to go when you have a long weekend and the deals are cheap. Nassau and Freeport are great for meandering through the markets, but it’s diving and snorkelling that you really want to take advantage of here. For incredible aquatic animals and underwater caves, The Glass Window Bridge and New Providence offer some of the best waters for diving. For families, take a day for the waterpark at Atlantis, Paradise Island. One thing is for sure – booking an all-inclusive vacation in the Bahamas is your recipe for a stress-free holiday.

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aerial view of turquoise, ocean waters in the Bahamas
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Reykjavik

Iceland is continuously getting high on the bucket-list of travellers. With its stunning scenery, friendly locals and the chance to see the Northern Lights, the capital city of Reykjavik would make the perfect getaway during your extra long weekend over Easter. Of course, the Blue Lagoon is a must visit for its warm mineral water and silica-rich mud. But to really see Iceland’s landscapes in full force beyond Reykjavik, renting a car is your best option. It’s about time you made it out to this captivating country!

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colourful houses in Reykjavik, Iceland
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Paris

The City of Lights is calling your name this Easter! Add on a few extra days to your Easter Weekend to experience Paris in the spring. The weather is perfect, and the crowds are not as heavy as during the summer, so strolling through the Parisian streets with a croissant in hand can become your reality. A trip to Paris wouldn’t be complete without stopping by the Eiffel Tower, equally beautiful during the day and night. Then take full advantage of the Paris Museum Pass to enjoy Museums such as the Musée du Louvre and Château de Versailles. A trip to this city is right at your fingertips.

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a bridge over the Seine in Paris
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Calgary

Explore the gateway to some of the most beautiful, natural sights that Canada has to offer. There is so much more to this underrated city than meets the eye. Besides being known for the widely popular Calgary Stampede, Calgary as a city, shines with a growing art, music and culinary scene. Furthermore, you will find an abundance of hip neighbourhoods such as Kensington Village and Inglewood that you can quickly become familiar with during a day or two of wandering. Looking to get out of Calgary while you are in the area? Rent a car to explore the beauty of nearby Banff and Drumheller.

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New Delhi

If you really want to go further over the Easter Weekend, then New Delhi may be the most exciting option. New Delhi is one of the most populated cities in the world, and it serves as a good starting point to see the famous Taj Mahal. Other attractions include the Red Fort, a 17th-century fort that served as the residence of Mughal emperors until 1857 or Humayun’s Tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then if you are a fan of Indian cuisine, you have come to the right place. Enjoy a delicious meal at either Pind Baluchi or Bukhara. Regardless of what you get up to, this destination will be well worth the trip!

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Humayun's Tomb in New Delhi
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Cancun

Dreaming of white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and nothing to do but lounge all day? Just because the weather is getting warmer back home, doesn’t mean you still can’t go chasing after sunny, warm skies. Even more, you can get all this within a reasonable budget, as there are many cheap flight deals available. For those who also want a little bit more adventure, you get observe some fantastic coral reefs and marine life with a day trip to Isla Mujeres. Aquaworld is a perfect excursion for families and the Museo Maya de Cancun is a great option for history buffs. Basically, whether you are travelling as a family, a couple or with your friends, Cancun will suit all needs.

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a beach in Cancun Mexico
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Dublin

Dublin is a great choice for your Easter Weekend getaway. It’s one of the closest European capital cities and not to mention one of the most entertaining capital cities. Dublin is packed with history, culture, art, cuisine and of course, Guinness. You can learn more about how Guinness is made and even pour your own pint at the Guinness Storehouse. Then go up to the Gravity Bar to enjoy your perfectly poured pint with views of the Dublin skyline. Walk around Dublin Castle or Trinity College for a sense of history and of course, head to the likes of Temple Bar, Octagon Bar, or Market Bar to party like the Irish do.

If you have extra time, it would definitely be worth it to rent a car and head to the West Coast to enjoy Galway, The Cliffs of Moher and the Ring of Kerry. You’ll quickly realize why they call it the Emerald Isle!

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Penny Bridge in Dublin, Ireland
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Looking for a Great Easter Weekend Hotel Deal?

Lastly, you’ll need to book a hotel once you’ve found your Easter Weekend 2019 destination this year. Use Skyscanner’s hotel search box below and start your savings for your next trip!👇🏽

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