According to new data from Vrbo, prices drop to 29 percent for vacation rental homes in premiere destinations in the month of September. This makes post-Labor Day an excellent time for a late summer, shoulder season beach getaway as temperatures, historically, are likely to only drop by an average of 1 percent from August to September in many beach destinations.
“Shoulder season refers to off-peak travel times, and while there are no official dates for the start and end of shoulder season, owners of Vrbo vacation homes tend to set their nightly rental rates to drop right after Labor Day,” said Melanie Fish, travel expert, Vrbo. “Shoulder season offers so many benefits — reduced vacation rental home prices, more selection available, less crowded beaches, the list goes on. We looked at the data so vacationers can take full advantage.”
According to Vrbo’s data, the top U.S. destinations for shoulder season savings on home rentals include:
- Ocean City, New Jersey – 29 percent less per night ($417 vs. $296)
- Sunriver, Oregon – 29 percent less per night ($401 vs. $285)
- Ocean City, Maryland – 29 percent less per night ($359 vs. $254)
- Cape Cod, Massachusetts – 25 percent less per night ($402.25 vs. $304)
- Lincoln City, Oregon – 25 percent less per night ($349 vs. $263)
- Myrtle Beach, South Carolina – 24 percent less per night ($255 vs. $193)
- South Padre Island, Texas – 23 percent less per night ($307 vs. $235)
- Whitefish, Montana – 22 percent less per night ($321 vs. $250)
- Bar Harbor, Maine – 22 percent less per night ($334 vs. $261)
- Hilton Head Island, South Carolina – 19 percent less per night ($281 vs. $227)
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