Attention Vancouver-based Seahawks fans! It's not too late to make plans to head to the Big Apple for the big game. Even without game tickets, it can be a thrill to cheer on your team in the Super Bowl host city during the big weekend, so grab your bag, pack your Seahawks gear, book a flight, and head to New York next weekend! There are still some travel deals to make the most of your budget.
The cheapest flight currently on offer from New York to Vancouver for Super Bowl weekend is with Cathay Pacific. Bonus: It's a direct flight straight to JFK airport – no connections required. It's a red eye flight leaving at 9:50 p.m., so you can leave after work on Friday and land in New York on Saturday morning, saving yourself a night's hotel cost. If you don't want to take any time off work, you can fly home Sunday night after the game and be at your desk on Monday morning – the return flight leaves at 9:15 p.m. Book this flight at BudgetAir.ca for $599. Search for flights from Vancouver to New York leaving January 31 and returning February 2 or 3.
You think hotels in New York are usually expensive? Try booking a last-minute room for Super Bowl weekend! Your best bet for scoring an affordable place to stay is to rent a room in a local New Yorker's apartment through Airbnb. Bonus: If you're new to Airbnb, you can save $25 by signing up through this link.
Christina Newberry is a freelance writer and editor based in Vancouver.