Dec 20, 2018

Americans Rank New York City and Cancun as 2018's Top Valentine's Day Destinations

Allianz Global Assistance Reveals Top 10 Domestic and International Valentine’s Day Destinations


RICHMOND, VA, FEBRUARY 6, 2018 — Allianz Global Assistance, a leading provider of travel insurance, has reviewed Americans' Valentine’s Day travel plans and found that New York and Cancun once again top the list as this year’s most popular domestic and international destinations for the romantic weekend.

Allianz Global Assistance analyzed travel plans* for two people from U.S. airports departing between February 9 and February 11, 2018 and returning between February 10 and February 12, 2018, with a minimum one-night stay.

Domestically, the results show that following New York, travelers are heading to Las Vegas, Boston, Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles to celebrate the holiday.

The survey also revealed that some Americans are seeking an international getaway to celebrate the most romantic weekend of the year. Cancun, Mexico tops the international list again, followed in popularity by San Juan, Puerto Rico; Oranjestad, Aruba; San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico and Nassau, Bahamas.

“It is always interesting to see where our customers are traveling to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Some are after beach vacations, while other couples are looking for cultural getaways,” said Daniel Durazo, director of communications for Allianz Global Assistance USA. “No matter the couple, those traveling domestically or internationally should consider protecting their investment with travel insurance. The right travel insurance policy can provide peace of mind with coverage and assistance for many unexpected events, allowing travelers to unwind and focus on each other on Valentine's Day.”

Allianz Global Assistance offers travel insurance** through most major U.S. airlines, leading travel agents, online travel agencies, other travel suppliers and directly to consumers. For more information on Allianz Global Assistance and the policies offered for travelers, please visit:

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*Methodology: The data of U.S. travelers’ 2018 Valentine's day travel plans was gathered by analyzing the number of travelers that went through the online booking process of airfare and package paths for partners offering Allianz Global Assistance travel to generate itineraries for flights departing from US airports during 2/9/2018 - 2/11/2018 and returning 2/10/2018 - 2/12/2018 for two travelers and staying at least one night.

Domestic City International City
Rank 2018 2018
1 New York City Cancun, Mexico
2 Las Vegas, NV San Juan, Puerto Rico
3 Boston, MA Oranjestad, Aruba
4 Fort Lauderdale, FL San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico
5 Los Angeles, CA Nassau, Bahamas
6 Orlando, FL Montego Bay, Jamaica
7 Atlanta, GA Santo Domingo, Dominican   Republic
8 San Francisco, CA Toronto, Canada
9 Chicago, IL Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
10 Seattle, WA Vancouver, Canada

Allianz Global Assistance USA

Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company. We provide insurance to 35 million customers annually and are best known for our Allianz Travel Insurance plans. In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance USA offers tuition insurance, event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for property and casualty insurers and credit card companies.

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