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Affordable New Flights: New Haven (HVN) to Destin (VPS)

Posted on 2/23/2024

Guess what, travelers? The low-cost airline Avelo recently announced its latest route expansion—and we’re happy to see that a direct flight from New Haven, Connecticut, to the Destin-VPS airport, is on that list! If you live in New Haven or the surrounding area, planning your Emerald Coast beach vacation just got easier.

The new Avelo route from New Haven (HVN) to Destin (VPS), along with other new nonstop flights, will begin in May 2023. Flights will be offered twice weekly and run through the summer months. Which, of course, is the perfect time to visit the Destin’s crystal white sand beaches.

We know budget-friendly flights are a huge plus when it comes to planning a vacation. And these flights are just that. Not only are they nonstop, they are super affordable. Currently, one-way fares are as low as $79 and no more than $90. This saves you both time and money, meaning you can use that toward your vacation fun!

As an airline, Avelo’s reliability and performance are top-notch. Its flight cancellation rate for last year was only 0.18%. This incredibly low percentage resulted in a #1 ranking among competitors, including larger carriers like Delta, United, and Frontier. Avelo also ranked #2 in 2023, and is currently ranked #1 when it comes to on-time performance. With its outstanding performance and reliability, you can rest assured that your Destin trip will be straightforward and stress-free.


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The nonstop flight to Destin from New Haven is approximately three hours. The Destin-VPS airport is about a 30-minute drive to Destin, depending on traffic. From the time and money you will save, along with convenient proximity, it’s definitely worth taking a look at these new Avelo flights to our little slice of paradise.

When you visit, there are so many opportunities to make your getaway memorable. Spend time lounging on the beach, grab a snorkel and explore the world beneath emerald-hued waves, paddle board on pristine coastal dune lakes, take a nature walk in one of the many state parks, or go for a bike ride along the coast. For dinner, make a reservation at one of the amazing Destin seafood restaurants like Boshamps Seafood and Oyster House or Louisiana Lagniappe. Experience coastal entertainment at Destin’s hubs, including HarborWalk Village, the Destin Commons, The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Silver Sands Premium Outlets, and Grand Boulevard.

So, what do you say New Haven? Come play with us in paradise!

If you need any assistance planning your stay, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Ocean Reef. We are experts in all things local and pride ourselves on making guests’ vacations the best they can be. Here on our website, you can check out our large selection of Destin vacation rentals, from beachfront condos to luxury homes with private pools.

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