March Break is the perfect time to dispel the winter cobwebs, top up your tan, and get some sun on your bones.
When Is March Break 2019 (and Where's Cheapest to Travel)?
Step 1: When is March Break in 2019?
We’ve listed the dates of March Break by region, followed by some of our favourite places to spend the spring break. Find your province below, where we have listed the school district and dates of March Break:
March Break 2019 in British Columbia
- Vancouver School Board, Richmond School District, Burnaby Schools, School District No. 43 Coquitlam, Surrey Schools, and Langley Schools: Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 29.
- Chilliwack School District: Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 29.
- Central Okanagan School District: Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 29.
- School District 73 Kamloops/Thompson: Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22.
- Greater Victoria School District, Saanich School District, Nanaimo Ladysmith: Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 29.
- School District No. 57 Prince George: Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 29.
March Break 2019 in Alberta
- Calgary Board of Education: Friday, March 22 to Friday, March 29.
- Calgary Catholic School District: Monday, March 25 to Friday, April 5.
- Edmonton Public Schools and Edmonton Catholic Schools: Monday, March 25 to Friday, March 29.
- Grande Prairie Public School District: Monday, March 25 to Friday, March 29.
March Break 2019 in Saskatchewan
- Saskatchewan schools aren’t getting time off in March, but there will be a week each in February and April for Saskatoon Public Schools, Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, Regina Public Schools, and Regina Catholic Schools: Monday, February 18 to Friday, February 22 and Friday, April 19 to Friday, April 26.
March Break 2019 in Manitoba
- Schools in Manitoba will have Monday, March 25 to Friday, March 29 off for March Break in 2019.
March Break 2019 in Ontario
- The standard Ontario March Break for 2019 is scheduled for Monday, March 11 to Friday, March 15.
March Break 2019 in Quebec
- Central Quebec School Board and Eastern Townships School Board: Monday, March 4 to Monday, March 11.
- English Montreal School Board, Lester B. Pearson School Board, New Frontiers School Board, Riverside School Board, Sir Wilfried Laurier School Board, and Western Quebec School Board: Monday, March 4 to Friday, March 8.
March Break 2019 in New Brunswick
- New Brunswick schools aren’t getting time off in March but will have an April spring break from Friday, April 19 to Friday, April 26.
March Break 2019 in Nova Scotia
- Nova Scotia schools will be closed from Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22 for their March Break 2019.
March Break 2019 in Prince Edward Island
- Students and staff at PEI schools will be out of class from Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22 for their 2019 March Break.
March Break 2019 in Newfoundland & Labrador
- Schools in Newfoundland & Labrador aren’t getting time off in March but will have an April spring break from Friday, April 19 to Friday, April 26.
March Break 2019 in the Yukon
- Whitehorse schools and most rural schools take their Spring Break from Monday, March 11 to Friday, March 22, but some rural schools in the Yukon may differ.
March Break 2019 in the Northwest Territories
- Yellowknife Education District No. 1: Friday, March 15 to Friday, March 29.
- Yellowknife Catholic Schools: Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 29.
March Break 2019 in Nunavut
- Nunavut schools get their spring breaks in April, with varying start end end days. Click here to find your school in the territorial school calendar.
The dates given above are for quick reference and don’t include all school districts. Double-check with your local school district before booking in your March Break 2019 getaway.
Step 2: Book the March Break of your dreams
Shovel your winter worries aside and high-tail it to the sun this March Break. Here we break down some of the cheapest destinations for March Break in 2019 with a hotel stay that is guaranteed to make you forget about the frost.
No need to keep asking yourself, ‘When is March Break” when you have your dates for Cancun and Playa del Carmen set. So what’s it going to be, margaritas at your sexy adults-only all-inclusive or Shirley Temples with the kiddos at a family-friendly spot?
Beach lovers rejoice, it’s time for some Punta Cana this March Break! Whether you’re heading out as a group of friends, just the two of you or as a family, the palm-lined sandy stretches of Bávaro are ready to receive.
Will it be wandering the old barrios of Havana or toeing the sugar sand shores of the north coast? This unmatched Caribbean island enchants with its “time capsule” protected charms.
An East Coast winter classic, Florida is a top-of-mind March Break destination with good reason. Get a taste of an early-bird summer with a beachside escape for cheap cheap cheap.
With a globally recognized easy-going vibe, we could all use a bit of Jamaica at this time of the year. From waterfall climbing to reggae jiving, get yourself to this tropical island this March Break.
Not sure where you want to go? We’ve broken down our favourite Caribbean hotels by island, so you can decide exactly what you are looking for; soaking up the sun and lazing on the beach, or, exploring colonial towns and hiking through rainforest.