We've booked since aug 23rd but it's an obsession lol so we look at prices all the time. Having said that, I've noticed this week that prices have gone up. Nov/Dec have slightly increased and the week we booked in Jan has gone up $186 per person. But, this is also the time the prices start to increase. My best advice is download the flight price tracker and watch flight prices then book accordingly. FYI we use hopper but I'm sure there are plenty
We are looking at an AI, does a flight price tracker give you a good indication of what the overall AI resort prices will do?
Our vacation went down this week first week of December but I booked my seats when we booked in August
I was thinking the same thing. Many of the winter travel destinations have been destroyed. I expect prices to go up
"Many of the winter travel destinations have been destroyed. I expect prices to go up."
IMHO "some" of the winter travel destinations have been destroyed. Some have also been damaged. The importance of repairing the damaged destinations is a high priority for the respective governments because of it's inhabitants and surely due to the the tourism dollars. That leaves a "few" destinations that have been destroyed. That work will take years.
That being said; I believe the prices will rise in the Riviera Maya. Airline prices may rise because other service has been interrupted significantly. Lodging prices will rise for no apparent reason because most people that visited these islands, that were destroyed, are more of an "island" type of tourist and have no use for any mainland which includes Mexico. There are other islands that will do whatever is needed to get the business now ruined by the hurricane destruction.
@bob: my comments are intended to give another opinion and are not intended, in any way, to attack your post.
You would be surprised how fast the" vacation hot spots" are rebuilt and back to normal.
As long time visitors to St. John as well as Mexico, I can tell you that both of the US Virgin Islands (St. John and St. Thomas) will be needing a long time to recover. Their buildings are in rubble, maybe 20-30% only left standing unharmed according to the reports I am reading. They will rebuild over the next year, but construction noise will be prevalent. But rebuild they must; both islands whole economies run on tourist dollars. I hope to bring mine to help once they are ready.
And now with Hurricane Maria whipping thru the mess it's only going to get worse. Puerto Rico may be a direct hit and that's where many of the evacuees are. Thoughts and prayers to all of my island friends. Barbuda looks to be built back up from scratch.
That being said and to address the OP's question: YES, I see significant price increases coming to the Riviera Maya