Spring Break 2018 News

PCB makes no move on Spring Break alcohol ban extension into April

News Herald | “I think what we’re doing is working,” Solis said. “I think we need to bring in more mutual aid in the daytime before [any issues] reach the night. I don’t see the need for any extension.”"

Panama City's Spring break laws lifted as April kicks off

WJHG-TV | Now that April has kicked off, Panama City's Spring break laws, among others, have been lifted.

More Tourists Flocking to Mexico for Spring Break 2018

NBC CH7 San Diego | What's drawing them to Baja, despite more than a decade of violence?.


Newsweek | The City of Miami Beach in Florida is so annoyed by the army of spring breakers that it’s considering a drastic, if a little bizarre, countermeasure.

How to protect your personal information from hackers while on spring break

Today Show | So what can you do to protect yourself while on vacation? Here are four (4) things you should do to protecct yourself.


PayScale | Taking a vacation in the early days of spring isn’t just an idea for college kids and students — it should be a part of your adult plan for self care.

Mexico Travel Advisory Level 2: Exercise increased caution

US State Depatment | Exercise increased caution in Mexico due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

17 Hacks for Booking Last-Minute Spring Break Deals Gallery

The Daily Meal | There are ways, however, to find good deals at the last minute. Remember that...

Spring break versus spring broke: How to have a great week without breaking the bank

Collegiate Times | Is it possible to engage in the week of a lifetime without having to completely go crying to the bank? The answer is, yes, kind of.

Orlando Unveils Spring Break 2018 Deals and Special Events

PR Newswire | In honor of Spring Break from March 5th – April 1st you can save an extra 5 percent on all tickets Visit Orlando sells – more than 50 attractions. Example - Save $48 on Disney 3 Day Ticket.

Orlando Beats Out Las Vegas As Most Popular Spring Break 2018 Destination

Forbes | According to data and trends from the experts, here is what the cool kids are doing this year.

Officials: PCB Spring Break regrowth ‘slow and steady’

News Herald | In 2017, spending started to creep back up for both hotels and rentals, a trend both city and tourism officials are counting on seeing continue.

Top 10 Spring Break 2018 Destinations

Uloop | Here are the top ten spring break destinations for college students to help you make a decision much more easily.

How to plan the perfect spring break trip

UC TNR | If you haven’t started planning or don’t know where to start, here are a few tips to ensure your trip goes off without a hitch.

9 PCB Spring Break laws to know in 2018

The following laws will be enforced as “zero tolerance” Spring Break ordinances during March 2018 in Panama City Beach.

Tickets now on sale for UME 2018 dance music festival on South Padre Island.

Houston Chronicle | UME 2018 will take place at Clayton's Beachside, a bar and event venue on South Padre Island. Tickets start at $79.

Gulf Shores, Al Spring Break alcohol ban for 2018.

Baldwin-Times | The police department requested no alcohol be allowed on the beach during the 2018 spring break season, which will run from March 3rd - April 8th.

Fort Lauderdale’s proposed rules for Spring Break 2018 go too far

Sun Sentinel | City leaders are considering a crackdown on coolers, floats, speakers, tents and tables for future big crowds at the beach. Violators could be arrested and face a $500 fine.

Spring break another financial stress for college students

MSU | "I personally recommend people especially students for spring break to book 54 days early. Booking flights/hotels too early as well too late can result in paying 30% more."

Spring Break Down Under| DC Spring Break

Australia | If you combine perfect sunny spring snowboarding conditions along with a BBQ, music, a best trick competitions, LOADS of DC giveaways and a bunch of keen (obsessive... whatever?) snowboarders you're pretty-much guaranteed to not have a dull time. ......

U.S. State Department warns tourists about tainted alcohol at Mexico resorts after blackouts reported

Journal Sentinel | The U.S. State Department is alerting travelers to Mexico about possible tainted or counterfeit alcohol that could cause sickness and blacking out......

Panama City Beach | Spring Break crime held steady in 2017

Apalacha "Times — After a Spring Break punctuated with almost weekly shootings, law enforcement officials defended rules enacted to tame the raucous nature of the annual celebration.

Organizers of Spring Break Parties in South Padre Island subject to new rules

My San Antonio | Anyone wanting to host a large event on South Padre Island, a popular spring break destination, will now have to apply for a permit four weeks in advance. Those who fail to do so will face a $500 fine, according to a new ordinance approved earlier this week.

Spring Break at South Padre Island shaping up to be busiest in several years

My San Antonio | This is the start of what is shaping up to be the busiest Spring Break in years, the beach outside Clayton’s Beach Bar was the place to be........

Spring Break 2018 | SPI Entering Final Stages for Drone Use

KRGV-TV | SOUTH PADRE ISLAND – South Padre Island police said their drones are ready to monitor large crowds, observe active scenes, and search for missing people.....

Spring Break 2018 Stories

Spring Break 2018 in Florida | Where to Go!

A quick survey of the top Florida Spring Break 2018 destinations comparing bars, clubs, concerts and law enforment.

Last Minute Cruises

"Island Hopper Cruise," "Spring Break Party Cruise" or a "Crusise & Stay" package?


Spring break Fiji features luxury boating, nightlife, world-class DJs and beach front pool all rolled into an unmatched five day party on this exclusive private island resort.

Lake Havasu Spring Break Promoter SWAT Leaves for MX

SWAT - Summer Winter Action Tours announced in September that they will be moving SWATOPOIA from Lake Havasu to Rosarito Beach, Mexico for Spring Break 2017.

Panama City's New Spring Break Laws Cause 85 Mil Loss

PCB's New Spring Break Laws enacted last March to clean up Spring Break drove students to other domestic destinations reesulting in an estimated 85 million dollar revenue loss.

Cuba Is Becoming Accessable for Spring Break 2017

As of August, there are now 20 new daily non-stop flights to Havana’s José Martí International Airport from Alaska Airlines, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, and United.

Spring Break 2017 News Links

10 Things People Did on Spring Break in 2007

Cosmopolitan | Spring Break hasn't changed much in the past ten years, but there are some differences. Foam parties, and Akon, and tramp stamps; oh, my! Of course, there are some similarities, too.

Spring Break at South Padre Island shaping up to be busiest in several years

My San Antonio | This is the start of what is shaping up to be the busiest Spring Break in years, the beach outside Clayton’s Beach Bar was the place to be........

Spring break brings college students, concerns to Miami Beach

WPLG=TV | Visitors in town for spring break will notice some changes when they head to the beach.......

SPRING BREAK 2017: And they’re off!

The Walton Sun | Electronic signs on the roads leading into Destin warned people about the zero-tolerance underage drinking policy being enforced......

OUR VIEW: Signal for a fun Spring Break 2017

Panama City News Herald | There are signs of things being toned down this Spring Break by law enforcement......

Stats: Orlando, Cancun Top Spring Break Destinations in 2017

Travel Agent Central | Orlando and Cancun are the top domestic and international destinations for spring break travel this year, according to a new study......

6 things you didn't know about spring break

USA Today College | How did we even get here? It actually turns out spring break has a long and complicated history.....

Booking.com Spring Break 2017 Travel Trends

The following week-to-week recommendations highlight additional great savings for travelers....

Miami Beach wants spring breakers to keep it chill this year

The strategy includes a ban on coolers, tents and inflatable devices on the beach, along with stricter enforcement of the existing ban on alcohol on the sand. Neighborhood streets would also be closed off to nonresidents, and noise limitation on amplified music would be enforced....

Tybee Island, Georgia | If ordinance passes, the spring break party on Tybee Island could be different

If officials pass the proposal, Tybee Island would ban the consumption of alcohol in public from March to just before Memorial Day..

Gulf Shores, Florida |Spring breaking in Gulf Shores? Leave the booze behind

The Gulf Shores City Council on Monday unanimously voted to extend a ban on alcohol at its beaches during the spring break season — March 4-April 16....

Lake Havasu, Arizona | Noise ordinance, hotel prices drove SWAT away

Spring break organizer SWAT was issued noise citation in 2016; Havasu CVB will target spring breakers in 2017 with a new marketing campaign...

Lake Havasu, Arizona | Group behind Havasu’s spring break activities heading to Baja California in 2017

Summer Winter Action Tours the company behind the bulk of Lake Havasu City’s organized college spring break activities won’t be coming back in 2017, said its vice president Thursday evening...

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