Memorial Day travel do's and don'ts

It's been a long, tough winter for most. It's time to enjoy the holiday that marks the beginning of everyone's favorite season, summer!

Memorial day means BBQ, beaches and so much booze.

Whether you're traveling around the corner or around the world, here are a few travel tips to help you out this holiday weekend.

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Top Memorial Day destinations in 2017, according to priceline.com

Orlando, FL

Booking data from priceline.com

  • Lowest fare can be found on both the app and desktop for $60 for a 3.5-star hotel using Express Deals
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York - $275
    • Los Angeles - $341
    • Chicago - $251
    • Philadelphia - $297
    • Dallas-Fort Worth -  $336

Denver, CO

Booking data from priceline.com

  • Lowest fare can be found on both the app and desktop for $94 for a 4-star hotel using Express Deals
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York - $483
    • Los Angeles - $205
    • Chicago - $441
    • Philadelphia - $396
    • Dallas-Fort Worth - $335

New Orleans, LA

Booking data from priceline.com

  • Lowest fare can be found on both the app and desktop for $116 for a 3.5-star hotel using Express Deals
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York - $441
    • Los Angeles - $438
    • Chicago - $295
    • Philadelphia - $445
    • Dallas-Fort Worth - $227

Memphis, TN

Booking data from priceline.com

  • Lowest fare can be found on both the app and desktop for $90 for a 2.5-star hotel using Express Deals
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York - $448
    • Los Angeles - $492
    • Chicago - $296
    • Philadelphia - $356
    • Dallas-Fort Worth - $230

Cincinnati, OH

Booking data from priceline.com

  • Lowest fare can be found via the app for a 3.5-star hotel at $64 per night via Express Deals compared to the $82 average daily rate available
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York - $335
    • Los Angeles - $476
    • Chicago - $118
    • Philadelphia - $314
    • Dallas-Fort Worth - $297

Pittsburgh, PA

Booking data from priceline.com

  • Lowest fare can be found via the app for $72 per night for a 3.5-star hotel using Express Deals (lowest deal on desktop $85 for 3.5-star hotel)
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York - $350
    • Los Angeles - $596
    • Chicago - $282
    • San Francisco - $439
    • Dallas-Fort Worth - $258

Myrtle Beach, SC

Booking data from priceline.com

  • Average daily rate is $103 per night
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York - $317
    • Los Angeles - $749
    • Chicago - $463
    • Philadelphia - $318
    • Dallas-Fort Worth - $425

Tampa, FL

Booking data from priceline.com

  • Lowest fare can be found on both the app and desktop for $74 for a 4-star hotel using Express Deals
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York - $362
    • Los Angeles - $488
    • Chicago - $289
    • Philadelphia - $361
    • Dallas-Fort Worth - $344

Jacksonville, FL

Booking data from priceline.com

  • Lowest fare can be found on both the app and desktop for $67 for a 3.5-star hotel using Express Deals
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York - $333
    • Los Angeles - $690
    • Chicago - $392
    • Philadelphia - $393
    • Dallas-Fort Worth - $402

Cancun, Mexico

Booking data from priceline.com

  • Lowest fare can be found via the app for $91 per night for a 4-star hotel using Express Deals (lowest deal on desktop $131 for 4-star hotel)
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York - $467
    • Los Angeles - $601
    • Chicago - $517
    • Philadelphia - $575
    • Dallas-Fort Worth - $442
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If your travel includes driving, take out some cash at your bank's ATM beforehand and pack a cooler with food and drinks to save money on the way.

Did you know that 29 million pieces of luggage are estimated to be delayed or lost every year? Pack an extra change of clothes in your carry-on bag just in case you become one of the 29 million. It'll spare you from ruining day one of your beautiful trip.

Parents, listen up! If your destination is hours away, make sure you have plenty of activities for the kids to entertain themselves during the trip. You can make binders full of coloring pages and activity sheets for each kid and downloading movies ahead of time will be a life-saver. This will help you avoid the dreaded "are we there yet?" question.

As always, the best tip is just to plan ahead. Happy holiday!

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