We know it’s sweltering, the school holidays have only just started and 2019 seems like a million light years away – but if you want to grab a bargain, now’s the time to start holiday hunting for next year. And whilst it’s never too early to start looking, deciding where to go and finding the best deal can be a bit of a nightmare. Don’t worry though, that’s where we come in. Whether you’re longing to strut your stuff on a chic city break or want to indulge in some well-deserved R&R on a lazy beach holiday, we’ve picked out some of the best holiday destinations of 2019 so you can start to save up. And if you fancy making a bit of extra cash to put towards your cocktails, why not sign up to take part in paid market research with us?
Our top five holiday destinations
Spain – a city break with a difference
If you want the best of both worlds for your holiday and fancy combining a sophisticated city break with beautiful beaches, then Barcelona might just be the place for you. Spain’s capital boasts a 4.5km coastline in addition to it’s delicious food and drinks, historical sites and sensational shopping. There’s even the FC Barcelona stadium, so there really is something for everyone! With return flights available from as little as £60 and at just two hours away from London, it’s the perfect location for a quick getaway year-round.
Italy – total foodie heaven
Italy is home to some of the world’s most popular foods and finest wines – in fact, with all the delicious pizzas, pastas and gelato on offer it’s no wonder that Italy is one of the world’s top destinations for foodies. With food tours available in most cities and regional vineyards offering tours and wine tasting, Italy is a total foodie heaven. Budget flights are available to Italy year round with some starting from as little as £20 – so you can spend more of your budget on the fantastic food. We’re getting hungry just thinking about it. Buon appetito!
Austria – an action-packed Alpine adventure
If an active holiday with breathtaking scenery is what you’re after then there’s no doubt that Austria is the destination for you. You might think that it’s a strictly winter destination, but as Austria comes into its hottest season, the area of Tyrol is the perfect place for adventure seekers too making it a winning destination throughout the year. From hiking and rock climbing to cycling and kayaking – and even skiing in the Alps – there’s an activity for everyone. Easyjet flights to Austria start from about £180 return in the summer.
Croatia – culture and coastline
Stunningly scenic beaches, natural beauty, ancient Roman ruins and impossibly pretty towns – there’s a reason why Croatia is set to be one the hottest holiday destinations of 2019. Whether you want to party in Hvar, head to Outlook festival or soak up some culture, it’s a great all-rounder of a destination – and with a beer costing about £2 and food and hotels being great value for money too, it’s the perfect spot for a cheap getaway. Flights for next summer start at about £35.
The Maldives – a little taste of luxury
For a once in a lifetime luxurious getaway, the Maldives is the ideal destination for those looking for a bit of indulgence. Many of the resorts have their own private islands, complete with luxury spas, azure blue waters and powdery white sand beaches – making the Maldives the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun. The best time of year to visit is from December to March, making this the ultimate winter escape. Prices start from approximately £1000 per person for a once in a lifetime trip.
So there you have it! Our roundup of the hottest holiday destinations of 2019. We hope you like our suggestions – and don’t forget, if you’re looking for a bit of extra spending money, you can sign up to take part in paid market research with Angelfish Opinions today.