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Mother's Day 2013: Best Flight Deals for Mother's Day Weekend

Travelers Today       By    Katie McFadden

Updated: May 01, 2013 05:37 PM EDT

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Mother's Day 2013 is coming up and children all over the country are trying to figure out the perfect gift to give their mother on May 12. Any mom would love a vacation! Fly.com had compiled a list of some of the cheapest airfares to and from the perfect Mother's Day destination.

Fly.com conducted a survey to determine what moms want to do this Mother's Day. Out of 884 mothers polled, 77 percent said that they would fly somewhere if they had the change. When asked where they would go, most said they want to go somewhere warm like Florida, California or Hawaii.

However not a lot of moms would want to leave their kids behind. In the survey, 68 percent of moms said they would bring their kids along for the trip, so kids can pack their bags too.

"The month of May can be a great time to get away to a warm destination, as there are often amazing airfare deals right before prices spike in the summer," said Warren Chang , vice president and general manager, Fly.com.  "Plus a quick getaway over Mother's Day weekend is a wonderful way to show your appreciation to mom."

Taking the responses into consideration, Fly.com found a sample of airfares to and from Florida, California, Hawaii and other warm areas over Mother's Day Weekend.

Sample Roundtrip Fares to Florida over Mother's Day Weekend:

  • Baltimore - Fort Lauderdale ... $120
  • Baltimore - Miami ... $182
  • Boston - Miami ... $231
  • Chicago - Orlando ... $188
  • Denver - Fort Lauderdale ... $188
  • Los Angeles - Fort Lauderdale ... $286
  • Philadelphia - Fort Lauderdale ... $242
  • Philadelphia - Orlando ... $242
  • Pittsburgh - Tampa ... $234
  • St. Louis - Orlando ... $266

Sample Roundtrip Fares to California over Mother's Day Weekend:

  • Austin - Los Angeles ... $230 (May 10-13)
  • Boston - San Diego ... $235 (May 11-13)
  • Chicago - Los Angeles ... $228 (May 10-14)
  • Dallas - San Diego ... $248 (May 10-13)
  • Denver - Los Angeles ... $195 (May 11-14)
  • Milwaukee - San Diego ... $216 (May 10-14)
  • Orange County - San Francisco ... $148
  • Philadelphia - San Diego ... $246 (May 10-13)
  • Portland - San Diego ... $156
  • San Francisco - San Diego ... $138

Sample Roundtrip Fares to Hawaii over Mother's Day Weekend:

  • Los Angeles - Honolulu ... $400
  • Los Angeles - Lihue ... $481
  • New York City - Maui ... $550
  • New York City - Honolulu ... $539
  • Phoenix - Honolulu ... $411
  • San Francisco - Maui ... $447
  • Seattle - Honolulu ... $493

Sample Roundtrip Fares to Other Warm Destinations over Mother's Day Weekend:

  • Baltimore - Myrtle Beach ... $108
  • Boston - Nassau, Bahamas ... $359
  • Chicago - Myrtle Beach ... $158
  • Chicago - Nassau, Bahamas ... $331
  • Chicago - Montego Bay, Jamaica ... $362
  • Dallas - Cancun, Mexico ... $305
  • Houston - Cancun, Mexico ... $338
  • New York City - Myrtle Beach ... $198
  • New York City - Hamilton, Bermuda ... $281
  • Philadelphia - Cancun, Mexico ... $361

 

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