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Where Have Spring Break Prices Dropped the Most?

Are you still looking for a spring break destination? If you’re watching your budget (what are we saying…who ISN’T?), check out this list just released by Orbitz. It covers the top 10 three-star and four-star properties in North America, Mexico and the Caribbean that offer the biggest savings in average daily hotel rates (ADR) for March 1 – April 15, 2009 as compared to the same period in 2008.

Here are your biggest price losers…which definitely make them winners:

Three Star Hotels

                                        ADR      ADR    YOY ADR %     Ranking   Destination             2009*    2008**   Change
   1       Barbados                 $89     $325      -72%   2       Banff, Canada            $56     $124      -55%   3       Las Vegas, NV            $48     $104      -54%   4       Puerto Rico             $106     $220      -52%   5       Taos, NM                 $70     $142      -51%   6       Dominican Republic      $151     $293      -48%   7       Winter Park, CO          $84     $160      -48%   8       Whistler, BC            $160     $248      -36%   9       St. Lucia               $197     $301      -34%  10       Turks & Caicos          $254     $386      -34%

*Based on Average Daily Hotel Rates (ADR) of 3-Star hotel bookings made on Orbitz.com by 2/23/09, for travel between 3/1/09 and 4/15/09.

** Based on Average Daily Hotel Rates (ADR) of 3-Star hotel bookings made on Orbitz.com by 2/23/08, for travel between 3/1/08 and 4/15/08.

Four Star Hotels                                       ADR      ADR     YOY ADR %     Ranking  Destination              2009*    2008**   Change
   1       Puerto Rico             $130     $336      -61%   2       Nassau, Bahamas         $121     $269      -55%   3       Bermuda                 $137     $300      -54%   4       Barbados                $328     $702      -53%   5       St. Kitts               $148     $310      -52%   6       Biloxi, MS               $91     $169      -46%   7       Jamaica                 $137     $250      -45%   8       Las Vegas, NV            $87     $152      -43%   9       Jackson Hole, WY        $169     $279      -39%  10       Crested Butte, CO       $250     $412      -39%

*Based on Average Daily Hotel Rates (ADR) of 4-Star hotel bookings made on Orbitz.com by 2/23/09, for travel between 3/1/09 and 4/15/09.

** Based on Average Daily Hotel Rates (ADR) of 4-Star hotel bookings made on Orbitz.com by 2/23/08, for travel between 3/1/08 and 4/15/08.

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