Popular spring break destinations for college students


Finding the most popular, yet affordable, spring break destination largely depends on whether you attend an East or West Coast university; If you’re a student at a university that’s more centrally located,, just about any of these locations will be about the same distance. Browse through these popular spring break destinations to find the one perfect for your getaway. And whether you’re planning to surf in Hawaii or scuba in Aruba, don’t forget to take out travel insurance to protect you from the unexpected

Mahalo Hawaii: West Coast spring break destination.

Always a favorite and exotic spring break destination off the West Coast is, of course, Hawaii. Hawaii is both the name of the state and the biggest of the six islands that comprise the state. The two most popular islands in the state are Hawaii and O’Ahu, home of the state capital, Honolulu.

Renting a beach home on either of these two islands is popular among college students looking for a great spring break, because Hawaii offers everything from sunbathing on great beaches and surfing on the North Shore to exploring volcanic craters and lava flows. Hawaii is a popular year-round vacation destination, so it can be an expensive place for students on a spring vacation. So before you depart for Hawaii, look for some tips to stretch your vacation dollars while you’re away.

Hola Mexico: Theother West Coast spring break destination.

If you’re a West Coaster after a vacation that’s a little easier on the wallet than Hawaii, then Mexico could make a great spring break destination choice In addition to enjoying the relaxed pace of life, and perhaps even using some of the Spanish you learned in school, there are some great beach resorts and sights to see throughout this country.

Places you should definitely check out include; the Yucatan peninsula and Veracruz, if you plan to head south. Don’t forget Puebla and the archaeologically fascinating Tlaxcala region, too.  Despite reports of tourists falling prey to crimes in Mexico, the risk of becoming a victim in this country is no different than when you vacation anywhere;. Don’t let those stories scare you away, but do take precaution and protect your money and other valuable while you travel.

Hello Florida: East Coast spring break destination.

In addition to its fabulous beaches, Florida offers a dream destination for anyone that enjoys theme parks: Walt Disney World®, Universal Studios and the Kennedy Space Center are just three of the most popular. To keep costs down, many college students that live on the East Coast use their personal vehicles to drive to Florida for spring break. While preparing for your vacation, it can be easy to forget to renew your car insurance. Before setting off for your Florida spring break, check to see if your auto insurance needs renewed. If you check online, you may even find lower rates on car insurance by qualifying for student discounts. Depending how early you’re taking your spring break, Florida is quite convenient for driving to New Orleans, so that you can experience one of the world’s best Mardi Gras parades.

Kon Ta Bai Aruba: The other East Coast as a spring break destination.

It’s simply not possible to discuss all of the great spring break destinations in the Caribbean. None of them will disappoint you in terms of the relaxing and fun filled vacation they offer. However, one of the more popular Caribbean destinations for college students is Aruba.

Aruba is one of the Lesser Antilles, located just off the coast of Venezuela and is renowned for its water sport activities, including everything from sailing and fishing to snorkeling and scuba diving. Aruba is only a small island and, depending on where you’re flying from, you might need to take a transfer flight from neighboring Curaçao.

If you’re flying to your spring break destination, you might want to rent a car for transportation. Even on a tiny island like Aruba, having your own vehicle can save you time, because there’s no need to wait around for public transport. Especially before you rent a car in a foreign country, review the rental car tips and book your automobile  in advance to ensure you get the the vehicle of your choice.

Wherever you decide to go for your spring break, you’ll get the most out of your vacation by doing some planning before you leave. Whether it’s checking that you’ve got adequate travel and health insurance or that your car insurance is up to date, these things will give you peace of mind while on vacation, so you can enjoy it all the more.