Top 5 Travel Destinations of 2012
As New Year’s Day quickly approaches, men and women all across the United States prepare for another year of “work hard, play harder.” Americans love to travel, and one of our best online destinations for the latest and greatest travel deals is definitely Travelzoo. Every week, they release a brand new set of travel steals, and there truly is something for every person and every budget. In the spirit of a new year and new beginnings, the experts at Travelzoo have predicted these five places as the hot spots for 2012.
In 2012, you can cruise through Europe for less than $100 per night! There’s never been a more affordable way to tour top international destinations such as Italy, Spain and Greece. Major cruise lines are set to send a record number of ships to Europe in 2012, so what are you waiting for?! With the ever increasing prices of airfare, choosing an adventure at sea is definitely the way to go!
As Thailand begins to recuperate from the worst floods in more than 50 years, this exotic portion of the world is hungry for tourists! More than ever, hotels and tourist groups are releasing major deals and steals to charm the adventure/travel seeker into the country’s sacred temples, beautiful beaches, and many more tempting attractions. Hot on the list to see in Thailand are spots such as Phuket, Koh Samui and Chaing Mai.
Orlando remains a prime destination for theme-park-lovin’ families. With deals on hotels, timeshares and condos, one could end up saving nearly 65%! In addition to Disneyland, Orlando also boasts the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Walt Disney World’s Fantasyland, scheduled to open in 2012.
Did you know that Costa Rica prides itself on being “The Happiest Country in the World”? Me neither! The airlines and travel agencies sure caught wind of this little tid-bit though, as reasonable airfare isn’t too terribly hard to find! An additional bonus for U.S. travelers is that the U.S. Dollar actually carries some weight in this exotic paradise.
With the devastation from the tsunami and earthquake in her rear view mirror, the proud country of Japan is more than ready for another great year of tourism. Even though the Japanese rarely give discounts, vacations can be found on Travelzoo that could save you up to $600!