Here’s When and Where Hotel Prices Dip Below $150 per Night This Winter

DALLAS, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Travelers aren’t typically searching for last-minute deals in December, but this year, ’tis the season for holiday travel. According to data from, now is the best time to plan a budget-friendly break for “cold shoulder season,” happening the weekend before Christmas and again after the New Year, with nightly hotel rates expected to dip below $150 a night.1

Solace Hotel Santiago in Santiago, Chile, one of the many destinations where average daily rates fall below $150/night in January. pinpoints best times and cities to take advantage of season-low lodging rates below $150/night.

“In a typical year, travelers can find the best deals between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during fall shoulder season,” said Melanie Fish, spokesperson for “But travel demand hit an all-time high this summer and never really slowed down, meaning people searching for off-season deals had to do some extra digging to find those price drops. What’s great about this latest intel is that we’ve zeroed in on exactly when to travel for some of the best rates.” 

When to travel for $150 or less analyzed average hotel rates in the app from July through January to pinpoint the two best times to take advantage of season-low lodging rates below $150 a night. The best time to go this year is the weekend before Christmas, from December 15December 20. For those already carefully plotting their PTO next year, the best time for a getaway is after the New Year holiday, January 3- January 8.

  • Best time to travel in 2022: December 15December 20
  • Best time to travel in 2023: January 3January 8

With the majority of travel concentrated to Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve, travelers with the flexibility to take a trip

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