For the most popular destinations for ringing in the New Year, to trending ski destinations, to the most affordable places in North America for spending the holidays, below offers a guide for when to find the best holiday travel deals.
Northern Italy & The Swiss Alps
Two thousand nineteen marks 500 years since the passing of Leonardo da Vinci, as well as the Venice Biennale which makes its return to the grand city.
From Venice, visitors should venture north to Lake Como, where the swanky five-star Mandarin Oriental Hotel will be opening in Spring of 2019. They should also check out the opening of the Glacier Express’ new luxury ‘Excellence Class’ running from Zermatt, which is sure to be the chicest way to take in al the Alpine beauty.
The best time to travel regarding weather and cheap flights is April to June and September to October.
Nepal and Bhutan
Luxury travel and exclusive holiday agency Black Tomato is offering a helicopter flight to the top of The Taktsang Monastery where they set up a picnic breakfast with a view about the clouds, followed by a hike down for a tour of Taktsang Monastery with an expert guide.
The best time to travel is late November to early March when it is dry with pre-monsoon showers starting in May.
Known as the gateway to the Sahara, Ouarzazate is a city south of Morocco’s beautiful Atlas Mountains and home to the impressively fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou where you can head to the ancient Kasbah to watch the spectacular sunrise and sunsets.
Then stay at the Riad Ouarzazate – a Kasbah-style riad located in the center of Ouarzazate and offering stylish rooms with traditional Moroccan decor and an outdoor terrace where guests can enjoy the traditional cuisine.
The best time to travel in March, April, May, October, and November as the months have the perfect temperature for exploring the region.