An Expedia analysis shows that average air ticket prices to popular spring break destinations are down from a year ago.

Expedia defined its most popular spring break spots as markets that showed higher demand this spring over the rest of the year.

The top five domestic destinations had lower fares: Orlando was down 14%; Miami, 14%; Phoenix, 2%; Fort Lauderdale, 17%; and Tampa, 9%.

Four of the top five international locations had lower average airfares. Cancun fares were down 14%; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 6%; San Juan, 15%; and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 10%.

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, was the only top five international destination with higher airfares, up by 1%.

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