10 Epic Hotels to Book in Europe Before Summer Ends
Vacation is good for you, so why not treat yourself to an end-of-summer getaway instead of hoarding your PTO? Sam Shank, CEO and co-founder of HotelTonight, says now is actually one of the affordable times to visit some of Europe’s most popular locales. “There’s a common misconception to avoid Europe in August, but this is actually when travelers will find some of the best values,” he says. Most Europeans take their beach vacations this month, so it’s a prime time to take advantage of major cities’ lack of crowds — average rates are notably low in London, Paris, Florence, Berlin, and Madrid, especially.” Shank also says you can score great deals on boutique and luxury hotels in through September due to the exchange rate and a host of new hotel openings in Europe. “We see ample availability is driving down prices,” he notes. Scroll on to see where you need to go before Labor Day rolls around.