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March 02, 2010 15:37 ET

Cheapflights Canada Uncovers Travel Deals to Star-Studded Destinations Around the World

Cheapflights Lists Its Top 10 Celebrity Hotspots

TORONTO--(Marketwire - March 2, 2010) -  If all of the red carpet glitz of the award season leaves you wanting to do some more celebrity watching, then imagine a chance to come face to face with the top stars. Travel to the right places, and celebrity spotting can often become part of the adventure. Cheapflights.ca has done the digging on the best destinations for celeb-spotting and found the airfare deals to get you there too.

Barbados: Birthplace of famous singer Rhianna, this Caribbean island serves as a hideaway for the likes of Simon Cowell, the Beckhams, Sting, Mick Jagger, Davina McCall, Hugh Grant and Jennifer Aniston to name but a few. While stars enjoy the island for its enclaves and quiet villas, they're often spotted along its white sandy beaches, at restaurants and in designer shops. See who you can snap on the beach or at the bar with flights from just US$365 return from Toronto. Search and compare cheap flights to Barbados for more fantastic offers. 

Boston: With so many movies being filmed here, you might walk onto a set without even knowing it. In fact you can often find a call to be an extra. Every movie brings sightings at local restaurants and bars, especially those in and near the Liberty Hotel. Or keep a lookout just walking down the street. Not long ago Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise and daughter Suri were regulars in Boston's Back Bay neighbourhood. See the scene for yourself with flights from Toronto, starting at US$353. Search and compare cheap flights to Boston for more fantastic offers.

Dubai: Quite literally a new hot spot, Dubai's dual appeal is its sunny, warm weather and beaches and the glamour of a fresh new city built from the ground up as a sparkling oasis. Though the pace has slowed from the boom days of a few years ago, Dubai is still a celebrity draw for European and American sports, movie, music and business legends. In fact, many big names such as the Beckhams, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have enjoyed the shopping, sunshine and beaches so much they have snatched up real estate in this Middle East playground. Fly from Toronto for a Dubai getaway starting at C$975. Search and compare cheap flights to Dubai for more fantastic offers.

Hawaii: Close to the west coast and yet far from the hustle and bustle, Hawaii has long been a getaway for the rich and famous. Paparazzi regularly capture the vacation antics of folks like Jennifer Aniston, Claire Danes, John Stamos, Cameron Diaz, Halle Berry, John Travolta, and others. Oprah did her own photo shoot, putting her home in Hana, Maui, on the cover of O Magazine. Now, throw Obama mania into the mix and the celebrity stock of Hawaii climbs even further. Check it out for yourself. Return flights from Vancouver start at C$424. Search and compare cheap flights to Hawaii for more fantastic offers.

London: The home of choice for those celebs with a taste for sophistication and elegance, London counts Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Madonna, Gillian Anderson, Tim Burton and Gwen Stefani as residents. However, as the tabloids will show, it's not just local stars making the rounds in London. Daily sightings range from Bruce Willis to Jon Bon Jovi. Throw in a little Royal watching and there's always someone to see. Find out for yourself. Return flights from Calgary start at C$595. Search and compare cheap flights to London for more fantastic offers.

Los Angeles: The original land of stars, Los Angeles offers the traditional tours of Hollywood homes and sound stages. However, you don't have to be in the heart of movie land to see famous faces. Los Angeles is rife with hot spots, from Rodeo Drive to the latest clubs and even Disneyland. No parents get away without taking their kids to Disney and with the celebrity baby boom, you never know who you will see at "It's a Small World" these days. For a front row seat, jump on a flight from Vancouver for as little as US$238. Search and compare cheap flights to Los Angeles for more fantastic offers.

Miami:  Two words: South Beach. Miami's art deco district is rich in every possible way. The over-the-top shopping, outfits, architecture, history and displays of wealth combine to make South Beach a truly unique experience. The trendy bars, exotic hotels and high-end boutiques are all great spots for celebrity spotting. Check out this locally operated website for details on where to watch for the likes of Lindsay Lohan, Gisèle and Tom Brady, Bono, Enrique Iglesias, Beyoncé, the Osbournes and Venus Williams. Grab a flight for some fun, sun and stargazing. Fly from Ottawa for as little as US$271. Search and compare cheap flights to Miami for more fantastic offers.

New York: You don't have the read the gossip magazines to know the names of many proud New Yorkers, such as Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker or Robert De Niro. With a steady stream of fashion shows, premieres, political rallies, product launches, concerts and sports events, celebrities are just part of the scenery in the Big Apple. Locals pride themselves on being too cool to gawk, making the celebs feel less on stage. Can you play it cool too? Find out with a weekend getaway to New York. Fly from Edmonton for as little as C$254. Search and compare cheap flights to New York for more fantastic offers.

Turks & Caicos: These laid back islands just south of the Bahamas are far away from the Hollywood scene, which may be why it's a favourite for celebs travelling with their families. Parents who have gotten a little R&R on the Turks & Caicos include: Shaquille O'Neal, Jennie Garth & Peter Facinelli, Jenna Elfman, Debi Mazar, Joey Fatone and Vanna White. Romance is also in the air here, which is why both Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner and Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld honeymooned at Parrot Cay where Bruce Willis is rumoured to own a villa. The casual atmosphere means a chance to see celebs up close and personal. Just remember they are on vacation too. Give winter the day off and relax in the sun like the stars do. Fly from Toronto for under C$500. Search and compare cheap flights to Turks and Caicos Islands for more fantastic offers.

Vancouver: Vancouver is home to North America's third largest film industry (after New York and LA). It served as the movie set to the entire cast of the recently released "Twilight" film as well as hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics where many celebrities, including Vince Vaughn, Cindy Crawford and Michael J. Fox, joined in the celebrations. Often spotted within its glitzy bars and restaurants are the likes of Uma Thurman, Ben Stiller, Gwyneth Paltrow, Halle Berry, and even Bill Clinton. See if you raise a glass with one of these famous faces with flights from just US$285 from Edmonton. Search and compare cheap flights to Vancouver for more fantastic offers.

All prices are for return airfares and include taxes and fees and are correct at time of publication. Prices are subject to availability.

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