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Why Right Now Is The Best Time To Book A Trip To This Trending Caribbean Island

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Are you dreaming of a Caribbean getaway right now?

If the idea of white sand beaches, crystal-clear blue waters, and swaying palm trees sounds appealing to you, it's the perfect time to book a trip to one of the best Caribbean islands.

Jamaica is trending with travelers right now, and for good reason. It's incredibly beautiful, boasting some of the best beaches in the Caribbean. It's also one of the most affordable islands in the Caribbean.

Woman on Beach

As a result, tourism is up nearly 10% this year compared to the previous record set in 2019.

Here's why right now is the best time to book a trip to Jamaica:

Book Now For November And December Trips

Right now is the ideal window to book flights to Jamaica to save money on airfare for trips in November and early December.

November and early December is widely considered to be the best time of the year to visit Jamaica.

Jamaica Beach

You can enjoy great weather (avoiding potential storms during hurricane season in the fall) as well as lower crowds and lower prices (before the peak tourist season, which begins in mid-December and lasts through mid-April.)

Booking your flight more than two months in advance ensures that you save money and avoid paying a premium for last-minute flights.

So, right now is the perfect time to book your trip.

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An Affordable Caribbean Island

One of the reasons that Jamaica is so popular with travelers right now is because of how affordable it is. Cheap Caribbean destinations are hard to come by, but Jamaica is one of your best options.

If you're looking for an all-inclusive vacation on a budget, you can't go wrong with Jamaica. There are tons of all-inclusive resorts around the island in beautiful destinations like Montego Bay.

Right now, there are a number of all-inclusive resorts in Jamaica available for as little as $300 a night.

Bahia Principe Grand Jamaica exterior pool view

In addition to affordable resorts, travelers will also find that tourist activities and excursions are also more affordable in Jamaica.

New Flights To Jamaica

Getting to the Caribbean can be expensive, but fortunately, there are many direct flights to Jamaica from the United States and Canada that are budget-friendly.

United Airlines recently expanded flights to Jamaica by adding a new route from Denver, while WestJet introduced new flights to Jamaica for Canadian travelers with a new flight from Edmonton.

Airplane shadow over beach

Budget airline Frontier launched new flights last winter to Jamaica from St. Louis and Denver for as little as $99.

With so many options for getting to Jamaica, it's easy to score a good deal on airfare to this slice of Caribbean paradise.

Safe Despite Travel Warnings

Safety is a concern that is always top of mind for many travelers, and Jamaica has had its share of issues in recent months. Earlier this year, the country entered a State of Emergency due to elevated crime that affected 9 out of 14 parishes.

Runaway bay in jamaica in the caribbean

Even touristy areas, like the parish that includes Montego Bay, were not spared.

Although the crime and violence in Jamaica is concerning, it largely does not affect tourists, and this is why tourism numbers have only continued to increase so far in 2023.

Since most travelers visiting Jamaica stay in resorts and venture out on reputable tours and excursions, they are largely insulated from the issues that are currently affecting the country.

Woman in a blue lagoon in jamaica

Although Jamaica currently has an elevated travel safety warning from the U.S. State Department, you can still have a safe and trouble-free vacation as long as you take standard precautions and avoid visiting risky areas while in Jamaica.

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