TripAdvisor's TripIndex looks at the cost of vacations to the Caribbean in March and April
Puerto Rico provides the most affordable getaway of the locations priced
St. Barthelemy is the most expensive destination on the list
Who’s ready for a Caribbean vacation?
Yes, that’s what we thought.
TripAdvisor has priced 20 beautiful, primarily Caribbean, island destinations with its TripIndex Caribbean, comparing the cost of a one-week trip for a group of four for the period from March 1 through April 30. Included in the price analysis is the average cost of round-trip airfare from the continental U.S., a seven-night hotel stay, six dinners and a half-day snorkeling excursion.
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Here are the top 10 value destinations, with the cost of a weeklong trip for four:
1. Puerto Rico - $4,609
2. Jamaica - $4,631
3. Trinidad and Tobago - $4,771
4. Dominican Republic - $5,315
5. St Maarten-St Martin - $5,566
6. Bahamas - $5,815
7. Curacao - $5,833
8. Bermuda - $6,064
9. Aruba - $6,260
10. Grenada - $6,622
By comparison, the cost of a weeklong stay at the most expensive destination TripAdvisor looked at – St. Barthelemy – is nearly $12,500.
Here are priciest destinations, for travelers with deeper pockets:
1. St. Barthelemy - $12,486
2. Anguilla - $10,709
3. British Virgin Islands - $9,712
4. Turks and Caicos - $8,812
5. St. Kitts and Nevis - $8,668
6. Cayman Islands - $8,082
7. Antigua and Barbuda - $7,972
8. St. Lucia - $7,627
9. U.S. Virgin Islands - $6,782
10. Barbados $6,710
TripAdvisor used spots with the most visits from U.S. travelers on TripAdvisor between November and January to create its Caribbean TripIndex.