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Where to go in 2018

Get ready to max out that holiday allowance next year and prioritise the stuff that really matters as we reveal our must-visit destinations of 2018. 

We asked our in-house experts to help choose a selection of city breaks, island escapes and up-and-coming countries that you really need to have on your 2018 bucket list.

So while chances are you’ve already got a few places in mind, we hope our selection will help you decide where to spend your precious holiday time.

Now let us inspire you with our full list of the Top 15 destinations for 2018

Travel trends: Top 15 destinations for 2018

Top 5 city breaks and when to visit

  1. Tallinn, Estonia
    Visit in February to join the 100th anniversary celebrations.
  2. New York
    Avoid the freezing winter weather and see Central Park in October.
  3. Amsterdam
    Go in June, it's sunny for cycling and trips down the canal. 
  4. Bucharest
    Plan for December to visit its Christmas market and for a guaranteed White Christmas
  5. Dubai
    For some winter sun try January


Top Ten Countries for 2018

  1. Namibia
    The best wildlife spotting opportunities are during the dry season, we reccomend August.
  2. Georgia
    Avoid the summer heat wave and winter freeze. September temperatures are perfect for exploring its beautiful landscapes comfortably.
  3. Montenegro
    Try July to make the most of the hot weather and outdoor activities in the countryside.
  4. Colombia
    February is one of its driest months, and you can also party at the Barranquilla's Carnival.
  5. Oman
    Travel in November to avoid the scorching summer months and enjoy off-season deals.
  6. Isle of Man
    For a cheaper family holiday destination during the school break visit in August. You'll also get the best weather.
  7. Cape Verde 
    In December there's less rain, more pleasant temperatures and an alternative festive destination. 
  8. Taiwan 
    Avoid the rainy season and go in October, when the countries looking at its best.
  9. Mauritius
    Go in April, it's just outside of the peak season for cheaper fares, but still great weather.
  10. New Zealand
    We think autumn is the most beautiful season here, which means March (their seasons are opposite).


Where to go next year