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Top Ten Hurricane Season Hot Spots, According To MissTravel

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You'd think that travelers would stay far away from the Caribbean during summer's peak hurricane season.

But users of the website MissTravel.com have booked 20,000 non-domestic trips for the month of August -- prime time for hurricanes -- with the majority of the destinations located in the Caribbean, according to a press release.

This year, hurricane season has been largely uneventful so far. So rather than being a cause for concern, the unpredictable weather is drawing in budget-conscious vacationers with last-minute deals.

MissTravel compiled a list titled “Top 10 Hurricane Season Hot Spots.” Check it out below!

10) Bahamas
bahamas nassau

Booking Increase: 47 percent
Chance of Getting Hit: Once every 5.64 years

9) St. Maarten
st maarten

Booking Increase: 72 percent
Chance of Getting Hit: Once every 6.41 years

8) Turks & Caicos
turks and caicos

Booking Increase: 66 percent
Chance of Getting Hit: Once every 7.05 years

7) Bermuda
bermuda

Booking Increase: 48 percent
Chance of Getting Hit: Once every 7.24 years

6) St. Thomas
st thomas

Booking Increase: 53 percent
Chance of Getting Hit: Once every 8.29 years

5) Jamaica
kingston jamaica

Booking Increase: 82 percent
Chance of Getting Hit: Once every 9.40 years

4) Dominican Republic
santo domingo dominican republic

Booking Increase: 79 percent
Chance of Getting Hit: Once every 10.85 years

3) Puerto Rico
san juan

Booking Increase: 81 percent
Chance of Getting Hit: Once every 12.82 years

2) Barbados
barbados

Booking Increase: 76 percent
Chance of Getting Hit: Once every 20.14 years

1) Aruba
aruba

Booking Increase: 93 percent
Chance of Getting Hit: Once every 28.20 years

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