2019 Most Popular Summer Travel Destinations

Andrey Novoselov Andrey Novoselov
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The hottest season is coming! You can earn more in the summer than in the entire year. So, don’t waste your time. Together with several advertisers, we have prepared statistics about popular summer destinations. Sure, this article will help you increase sales.

Air Tickets: Kayak

KAYAK has its own travel blog. In the Tips and Trends category, you can read about countries and cities that are popular with travelers and look for ideas for articles. There are only popular destinations for spring 2019, but so far we have leveraged last year’s statistics for summer. We think that it is also important for understanding what to write about in your blog.

Top-10 Popular Destinations

These cities are the most-searched for on KAYAK for a summer getaway.

City Median airfare, $
London 698
Paris 670
Rome 785
Honolulu 830
New York 290
Orlando 248
Seattle 349
Dublin 721
Las Vegas 253
Cancun 384

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Car Rental: Auto Europe

Auto Europe is an online service for booking cars in 150+ countries around the world. The affiliate reward is 10% of the cost of booking. Auto Europe gave us statistics about five countries and five cities where cars are most often rented. In the spreadsheets you can find links to a set of landing pages. Insert these links to your articles with your affiliate marker in the end of the link.

Top-5 Countries

Country Link
Italy https://www.autoeurope.com/car-rental-italy/
France https://www.autoeurope.com/car-rental-france/
UK https://www.autoeurope.com/car-rental-uk/
German https://www.autoeurope.com/car-rental-germany/
Ireland https://www.autoeurope.com/car-rental-ireland/

Top-5 Cities

Country Link
Dublin https://www.autoeurope.com/car-rental-dublin/
Paris https://www.autoeurope.com/car-rental-paris/
London https://www.autoeurope.com/car-rental-london/
Florence https://www.autoeurope.com/car-rental-florence/
Munich https://www.autoeurope.com/car-rental-munich/

Auto Europe has its own blog for travelers. You can use ideas from it for you articles. Here are examples of articles that will be good for summer:

  1. Summer road trip: Spain
  2. The 5 best warm weather getaways in Sicily
  3. Porto vs Lisbon: enjoying summer holidays in Portugal
  4. Paris vs. Rome: a summer vacation showdown
  5. Lisbon to Cascais road trip: best beaches in Portugal
  6. The best places to visit in Europe in June
  7. The best places to visit in europe in July
  8. The best places to visit in Europe in August

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Entertainment Tickets: Tiqets

Tiqets is the world’s largest website for selling tickets to museums, shows and attractions. The affiliate reward is 6% of the order value. Throughout May 2019, the commission increased to 8%!

Top-15 Cities

  • Barcelona
  • Paris
  • Amsterdam
  • New York
  • London
  • Madrid
  • Naples
  • Dubai
  • Lisbon
  • Florence
  • Berlin
  • Vienna
  • Venice
  • Milan
  • Budapest

Most Popular Entertainments

City Entertainment
Barcelona Park Güell
Barcelona Sagrada Familia: Fast Track
Rome Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel: Skip The Line
Paris Louvre Museum: E-Ticket
Lisbon Park and Pena Palace in Sintra
Naples Pompeii: Skip The Line
New York 9/11 Memorial and Museum
Amsterdam Rijksmuseum: Skip The Line
London ZSL London Zoo
Paris Musée d’Orsay: Dedicated Entrance
Barcelona Camp Nou Experience
Barcelona Barcelona Aquarium: Skip The Line
Amsterdam Van Gogh Museum
Mont Saint-Michel Abbaye du Mont Saint Michel
Rome Colosseum: Skip The Line + Arena Floor Access & Roman Forum

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Tours & Events: Musement

On the Musement website, you can buy tickets for the most exciting tours and events anywhere in the world. The affiliate receives 50% of the income of Musement with orders.

Top-10 Countries

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • USA
  • France
  • Netherlands
  • UK
  • Germany
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Mexico
  • Iceland

Top-10 Cities

  • Rome
  • Milan
  • Florence
  • Paris
  • Barcelona
  • New York
  • Amsterdam
  • Madrid
  • Venice
  • Pisa

Top-25 Popular Excursions

Statistics made for sales in the United States — these tours are popular with Americans.

City Tour
Milan Tickets and audioguide for Leonardo’s Vineyard and Atellani House
Milan Da Vinci’s Last Supper skip-the-line tickets and guided tour
Rome Tickets for the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
Barcelona Sagrada Familia fast track tickets with optional Tower Access
Florence Accademia Gallery skip-the-line tickets
New York 9-11 Memorial and Museum tickets
Amsterdam Van Gogh Museum skip-the-line tickets
Florence Uffizi Gallery skip-the-line tickets
Barcelona Park Guell skip-the-line ticket
Rome Skip-the-line tickets for the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel
Paris Eiffel Tower priority access tickets with summit option and host
Pisa Skip-the-line tickets to the leaning Tower of Pisa and Cathedral
Madrid Paseo del Arte skip-the-line pass for Museo Nacional Thyssen Bornemisza, Reina Sofia Museum and Prado Museum
New York One World Observatory standard ticket
New York Empire State Building Observatory standard or skip-the-line tickets

See more tours from Musement here.

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Tickets for the Train, Bus, Plane: Omio

Omio finds the cheapest tickets for trains, buses and planes to any city in Europe. The affiliate reward: 6% commission on all on-site sales. Omio gave us statistics about popular destinations for different countries. If Spain is in the headline, it means that people in Spain most often search for and buy tickets to the routes from the spreadsheet.

Top-10 Routes for USA

Route Price, $
London – Paris 36
London – Amsterdam 60
London – Brussels 38
London – Dublin 26
London – Berlin 36
Brussels – Amsterdam 22
Berlin – Prague 39
Prague – Vienna 32
Budapest – Vienna 17
Paris – Amsterdam 36

See more routes for the USA here.

These routes are the same for the UK. You can see the price for tickets here.

Top-10 Routes for Spain

Route Price, EUR
Madrid – Paris 28
Madrid – Lisbon 24
Brussels – Amsterdam 18
Berlin – Prague 15
Prague – Vienna 10
Paris – Brussels 11
Madrid – Rome 34
Barcelona – Rome 45
Paris – Amsterdam 18
Amsterdam – Berlin 29

See more routes for Spain here.

Top-10 Routes for Italy

Route Price, EUR
Milan – Paris 23
Milan – Zurich 16
Milan – Munich 25
Turin – Paris 22
Milan – Geneva 20
Milan – Lugano 8
Rome – Paris 62
Milan – Nice 17
Milan – Amsterdam 39
Milan – London 20

See more routes for Italy here.

Top-10 Routes for German

Route Price, EUR
Berlin – Amsterdam 29
Munich – Vienna 19
Cologne – Amsterdam 15
Berlin – Prague 15
Munich – Prague 11
Hamburg – Amsterdam 25
Stuttgart – Paris 29
Cologne – Paris 22
Munich – Rome 36
Cologne – London 25

See more routes for German here.

Top-10 Routes for France

Route Price, EUR
Lisbon – Madrid 25
Lisbon – Paris 31
Paris – London 15
Madrid – Lisbon 25
Lisbon – Seville 24
Porto – Madrid 30
Paris – Brussels 11
Lisbon – London 22
Prague – Vienna 10
Porto – Paris 70

See more routes for France here.

Top-10 Routes for Sweden

Route Price, SEK
Copenhagen – Hamburg 203
Gothenburg – Copenhagen 203
Copenhagen – Berlin 387
Copenhagen – Amsterdam 389
Stockholm – Copenhagen 499
Stockholm – Hamburg 393
Malmo – Hamburg 254
Copenhagen – Paris 620
Gothenburg – Hamburg 498
Malmo – Berlin 285

See more routes for Sweden here.

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Multi-Attraction Passes: Go City

Go City offers travelers the opportunity to save up to 55% of the initial cost of entrance tickets to various museums, tours and attractions in the United States, Great Britain, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Hawaii, China and Mexico. With Go City affiliate program you could receive up to 6% commission on all sales and 3.4% for coupon/voucher partners (instead of 2.5% and 0.86% usual rate from October 18, 2022). Detailed statistics about the attractions by the city can help you sell more.

City or state Top attractions
Barcelona Casa Batllo La Pedrera L’Aquarium de Barcelon
Berlin Berliner Dom Mauermuseum BWSG
Boston New England Aquarium Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Sightseeing tour Skywalk Observatory
California Sea World San Diego Universal Studios Hollywood San diego Zoo
Cancun Parasailing Adventure Columbus romantic dinner cruise Included meal at Carlos’ n Charlie’s
Chicago Sky Deck Chicago – Willis Tower Shoreline Architecture River Cruise Hop-on Hop-off big bus
DC Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus International Spy Museum Big Bus DC Panoramic Night Tour
Dubai Aquaventure Waterparks Atlantis Palm At the Top – Burj Khalifa Desert Safari and BBQ
Hawaii USS Bowfin Submarine Pearl Habour Battleship Missouri Afternoon Sail Alii Luau & Dinner show at The Polynesian Cultural Center
Las Vegas Madame Tussauds High Roller Observation Wheel Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck
Los Angeles Universal Studios Hollywood Madame Tussauds Warner Bros Studio tour Hollywood
Miami Miami Seaquarium Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Biscayne Bay Signtseeing Boat cruise
New York Empire State Building 9/11 Memorial & Museum Madame Tussauds
Orlando WonderWorks All Access Pass Gatorland: The Alligator Capital of the World ICON Orlando
Philadelphia Big Bus One Liberty Observation Deck Eastern State Penitentiary
San Antonio SeaWorld Go Rio San Antonio River Cruise Six Flags Fiesta Texas
San Diego San Diego Zoo LEGOLAND Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum
San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Aquarium of the Bay Madame Tussauds
Sydney Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Ses Life Sydney Aquarium The Sydney Opera House Tour

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Experiences: Viator

Viator (a TripAdvisor company) is the world’s leading resource for researching, finding and booking the best travel experiences worldwide. With Viator affiliate program you could receive 4% commission on all sales. Viator gave us statistics about popular experiences within people from different countries. If UK is in the headline, it means that people in UK most often search for and buy tickets, tours and activities from the spreadsheet.


Category Destination / Attraction / Category URL
Homepage Save up to 50% on tours and activities https://www.viator.com/
TTD Paris https://www.viator.com/Paris/d479-ttd
TTD New York City https://www.viator.com/New-York-City/d687-ttd
TTD London https://www.viator.com/London/d737-ttd
TTD Rome https://www.viator.com/Rome/d511-ttd
TTD Las Vegas https://www.viator.com/Las-Vegas/d684-ttd
Attraction Vatican https://www.viator.com/Rome-attractions/Vatican/d511-a115
Attraction Empire State Building https://www.viator.com/New-York-City-attractions/Empire-State-Building/d687-a19
Attraction Ancient Rome and Colosseum https://www.viator.com/Rome-attractions/Ancient-Rome/d511-a14016
Attraction Murano, Burano and Torcello https://www.viator.com/Venice-tours/Day-Trips-and-Excursions/d522-g5
Attraction Venice Marco Polo Airport Transfer https://www.viator.com/Venice-tours/Airport-and-Ground-Transfers/d522-g15-c52


Category Destination / Attraction / Category URL
Homepage Save up to 50% on tours and activities https://www.viator.com/
TTD Paris https://www.viator.com/Paris/d479-ttd
TTD Barcelona https://www.viator.com/Barcelona/d562-ttd
TTD Rome https://www.viator.com/Rome/d511-ttd
TTD London https://www.viator.com/London/d737-ttd
TTD Florence https://www.viator.com/Florence/d519-ttd
Attraction Vatican https://www.viator.com/Rome-attractions/Vatican/d511-a115
Attraction Colosseum https://www.viator.com/Rome-attractions/Colosseum/d511-a701
Attraction Tuscany in one day https://www.viator.com/Tuscany/d206-ttd
Attraction Chicago River Cruises https://www.viator.com/Chicago-tours/Cruises-Sailing-and-Water-Tours/d673-g3
Attraction Stonehenge tours from London https://www.viator.com/London-attractions/Stonehenge/d737-a113


Category Destination / Attraction / Category URL 
Homepage Save up to 50% on tours and activities https://www.viatorcom.fr/
TTD Paris https://www.viatorcom.fr/Paris/d479-ttd
TTD New York City https://www.viatorcom.fr/New-York-City/d687-ttd
TTD London https://www.viatorcom.fr/London/d737-ttd
TTD Rome https://www.viatorcom.fr/Rome/d511-ttd
TTD Dubai https://www.viatorcom.fr/Dubai/d828-ttd
Attraction Harry Potter Studios https://www.viatorcom.fr/England-tourism/Harry-Potter-Tours-from-London/d731-t2934
Attraction New York Helicopter https://www.viatorcom.fr/New-York-City-tours/Helicopter-Tours/d687-g1-c2
Attraction NYC One World Observatory https://www.viatorcom.fr/New-York-City-attractions/One-World-Observatory/d687-a20147
Attraction Grevin Paris Wax museum https://www.viator.com/fr-FR/Paris-attractions/Musee-Grevin/d479-a8036
Attraction New York City pass https://www.viator.com/fr-FR/New-York-City-tours/Sightseeing-Passes/d687-g8-c30


Category Destination / Attraction / Category URL 
Generic Save up to 50% on tours and activities https://www.viatorcom.de
TTD New York City https://www.viatorcom.de/New-York-City/d687-ttd
TTD London https://www.viatorcom.de/London/d737-ttd
TTD Rome https://www.viatorcom.de/Rome/d511-ttd
TTD Paris https://www.viatorcom.de/Paris/d479-ttd
TTD Amsterdam https://www.viatorcom.de/Amsterdam/d525-ttd
Attraction Vatican https://www.viatorcom.de/Rome-attractions/Vatican/d511-a115
Attraction Ancient Rome and Colosseum https://www.viator.com/de-DE/Rome-attractions/Colosseum/d511-a701
Attraction Stonehenge, Windsor Caste and Bath from London https://www.viator.com/de-DE/London-tourism/Stonehenge-Tours-from-London/d737-t13317
Attraction Tuscany in One day https://www.viator.com/de-DE/Tuscany/d206-ttd
Attraction Chicago Architecture Cruise https://www.viator.com/de-DE/Chicago-tours/Day-Cruises/d673-g3-c7


Category Destination / Attraction / Category URL
Homepage Save up to 50% on tours and activities https://es.viator.com/
Homepage Find and save on Things to Do around the world https://es.viator.com/
TTD Paris https://es.viator.com/Paris/d479-ttd
TTD New York City https://es.viator.com/New-York-City/d687-ttd
TTD London https://es.viator.com/London/d737-ttd
TTD Rome https://es.viator.com/Rome/d511-ttd
TTD Madrid https://es.viator.com/Madrid/d566-ttd
Attraction Harry Potter Studios https://es.viator.com/England-tourism/Harry-Potter-Tours-from-London/d731-t2934
Attraction Murano, Burano and Torcello https://www.viator.com/es-ES/Venice-tours/Day-Trips/d522-g5-c15?
Attraction Eiffel Tower https://www.viator.com/es-ES/Paris-attractions/Eiffel-Tower/d479-a89
Attraction Vatican https://www.viator.com/es-ES/Rome-attractions/Vatican/d511-a115
Category New York airport transfers https://www.viator.com/es-ES/New-York-City-tours/Transfers-and-Ground-Transport/d687-g15

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Concert, Sports, Theater and Music Festival Tickets: Ticketnetwork

TicketNetwork is an online marketplace with a wide selection of tickets to numerous events such as concerts, theater shows and sporting events. With the TicketNetwork affiliate program you could earn 12.5% from the ticket’s price you’ve sold. To grow your sales volume, use the data from the infographics below:

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