You can take a boat and go cruising along the islands leisurely, which makes for a breathtaking experience. Let me know if you have other questions and best of luck with the wedding and honeymoon. Let me know if you have any other questions I might help with. Portugal As for flight connections, Barcelona and Madrid should have decent connections to Toronto and Delhi, while Casablanca (Morocco’s largest airport) probably does not. I even found a decent place for £1.50 a night! now we can make our plan in budget. That’s good to know on the Spanish front, as I do not speak a word of it, Mind you i’ve never really faced too many problems going to a place where English isn’t used. There are a few other Caribbean islands with surfing, and some of the other countries in Central America also offer it, but those are the best spots and the easiest to reach. -Roger. The weekend before Christmas is when peak season here starts, and if you book early enough you can still get a good deal then, but don't expect many last-minute bargains during that period. Malta Saint Kitts and Nevis Unfortunately, the hurricane left a lot of damage and I need to reschedule. Best Places to Travel on a Budget in December THAILAND IN DECEMBER. Hi Roger, Just wanted to thank you for taking the time to compose this list. We are not picky and simply want to have a fun time. From Madrid to Barcelona , we thought of taking a flight . I don’t think I’d recommend doing more than 2 of them in a 8 to 10 day trip. These are the best worthy places to visit in this December on a budget with your family. Kudos for the same! -Roger. Santiago, Stumbled upon it 2 hours ago and found it very informative. You could get a family hotel room at one of the many beach resorts that has a Kids Club in addition to swimming pools and the beach itself. Milan isn’t as much of a tourist destinations as the others on your list, and if you decide to skip one city to spend more time in the others I’d recommend that one. Zurich Thank you for the kind words. Waiting to hear from you. Is it going to be very expensive. Let me know if you have any other questions, and I hope this helps. From Atlanta, the places that come to mind with the theme of “nature” would be Costa Rica and Belize. Im going with my best friend. You can get Sri Lanka visa for 30USD. One challenge you’ll have is that all popular tropical destinations have their peak weeks at the end of December because so many people in cold areas have that time off. Auckland is a pretty generic city so it’s not worth spending more than 1 or maybe 2 days there. You can get similar experiences by visiting the nearby Gili islands, which also feel like Bali used to be 20 years ago when it was much nicer. I know I said that Tennessee was a special place for me in December, but you know that I am easily persuaded that Florida is the ... Key West … Pokhara is the second-largest valley in Nepal. However, do take along a hat and lots of water as touring this place can get quite tiring due to the heat. I was thinking of Maldives or Malaysia. -Roger. Not too expensive but not too cheap and crowded as well. I would like to go with my boyfriend to a warm place with beach but also rich culture. Hi Roger, Traveling around India is a shock to the system, but it’s not as bad as it looks. Helping people figure out where to go is something I really enjoy. The last suggestion would be to start in Bangkok, which is an amazing city even if you avoid the Khosan Road party area, and then head south along the coast and into Malaysia and finally Singapore if you feel like it. Luang Prabang is another town not to miss and it’s fun for at least a few days. It has excellent weather and is certainly an inexpensive destination. Kindly suggest location each in Europe ,Africa, South America or any other suitable place. >>>Siem Reap prices and travel tips It's about as far from the equator as Los Angeles is, and it has a similar climate in reverse, meaning that it rarely gets too hot or cold, at least near the coast. The area of Kerala and its backwaters are a big highlight. Group thoughts; Is that adventurous and cultural enough? I am going solo and have a reasonable budget. The airlines know they can fill every seat at a high price so they don’t have an incentive to lower fares like they do for flights in January or February. They also have a lot to offer with the beaches on both coasts and many natural sights and activities, plus of course the Arenal volcano, which is a really nice area. So far I am considering Rome for 6 nights, Venice for 2 and Munich for 6 nights. Of the others, I’d say that Thailand would probably be your better choice. I’d go to Thailand, which has a great variety of things to see and do, and January is the best weather month. It’s the same with the Philippines, and the flights start getting longer. Right now I’m on a long trip around Europe again, and from one night to the next I might meet a bunch of interesting people, or be sitting there alone in a sea of locals with no interest in chatting with foreigners. So I want to know something from you what will be best place where we will get hill,beach and at the same time not that much expensive.Looking for your expert advise. -Roger. At 1000 sq km area, this park is the most well conserved national park in Asia. It’s reasonably warm there during December, and there is quite a bit to do. Other areas of interest include dining, hiking, drinking wine perhaps, relaxing. Stay at mid-range hotels, eating the local food at local restaurants, and travel by buses around the country should cost US$50 for one person per day. If you are looking for something far less developed than Phuket or any other Thai island, Boracay might be for you. I thought of SE Asia but travel time burns up much of the trip. As long as you are okay with cold weather then it’s mostly down to budget and your main interests. 55,000. (Amsterdam & Barcelona are a must). The beaches there are incredible, although they’ll be packed with locals in December, and nicer hotels aren’t exactly cheap. If you are looking for an all-inclusive resort with reasonable airfares from Chicagoland, your best bets will be in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, or the Cancun/Playa del Carmen area. -Roger. Any input on weather or islands is greatly appreciated. You might also consider Malaysia and perhaps a stop in Singapore. Again, it really depends on what you are looking for. Rincón, Is there a part of the world you are more interested in? Think about those suggestions and let me know if any of them sound good to you. We have been to Thailand( phi phi and kho samui) dubai, bali, singapore, sri lanka already. Known for its unique … Hello Roger, we thats me, my wife, our 2 year old daughter and parents inlaw are planing our december vacation. Warsaw -Roger, Hi Roger, i live in Africa and i’m getting married December of 2018. Apart from Europe, Asia has a series of world-class best places to travel in December in a Budget. As for key events in December, I typically avoid those sorts of things myself, so I’m not a good source on that. Greece Phnom Penh, I hope this helps. I never been there so I was planning to find somewhere which I can relax there alone but I heard it takes long journey to reach Boracay beach. On Malaysia the best beach area is the island of Penang, which is just off the coast and connected to the mainland by bridges (and ferries). The farther, and cheaper, option is Bangkok. We dont want any south east asian countries…we dont want South Africa..Seychelles..Mauritius..Maldives..Australia..NZ..nor the US or Carribean Islands. Unfortunately it’s not on your list, but the best and easiest one to add between them is Paris. There is also the Great Ocean Road, which is a very scenic drive just a bit south of Melbourne. Have a fantastic trip. I haven’t made it to Kauai yet, but everyone I know has been there and they swear it’s the most photogenic, which looks right based on the photos I’ve seen. Thailand -Roger, We are from Ireland. Thailand is quite a tidy place, as you know, and Vietnam and Cambodia are similar. I know what you mean about how easy everything is in Thailand, with a 7-Eleven on every corner. I wish I had more suggestions for you. Airport 15 min from hotels and just 2 minutes to get visa (30USD). In general I’d recommend at least 3 nights in any city you visit, and the huge cities like London and Paris (and Rome) could be better in 4 nights. Bali luxury on a budget. Santa Ana Reykjavik The cost of a plane ride is around US$170. You might be interested in my recent list of the best Europe destinations in December, which has many more options than on the article above. Just fly in, and rent a vehicle to leave the next morning, and drive south. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Can you suggest me some good places? I’m sure you’ll find one or two good places for the winter. There isn’t much history there, but you can’t have everything. Ocho Rios Riga The final month of the year marks the time when people in northern climates start looking around for an escape to the sun. Since you want to get out of SEA, you might have to go a long way to reach someplace that could be considered cheap and also has decent weather in December. -Roger. As for Costa Rica, I think it would be ideal for what you have in mind. You can spend a day or two here. Barbados I haven’t been to any other places that you mentioned above except for Any Dhabi and Dubai but I didn’t really explore or have cash to do anything really there. As for Malaysia, I’m a big fan, and with your friend there it should be easy. >>>Check current Luang Prabang hotel deals. Thank you for the kind words. And Oktoberfest, as another example, literally triples the prices of hotel rooms in Munich, so it’s only worth it if you REALLY want to get involved in the Oktoberfest thing yourself. Have a great trip. I live in Saudi Arabia . >>>Lima prices and travel tips Hi…I want to travel in December(after 15th) for a month somewhere where it will be cheap to travel around the country. Let me know if you have any other questions. Let me know if you have any other questions. Thank you once again for the advice this far!!! Many visitors come every year, and quite a few of those never seem to leave. Have you been to Hampi, Kerala, Himachal and Ladakh? Thank you for the insightful details about South America and the others! And some of the closer options are not close to a major airport, so they are still hard to reach in half a day or so. But now that you mention it, they do have some nice beaches in Penang, which is the best tourist area anyway. -Roger. Read our post from our experiences in Singapore. I also remember hearing that it’s really only pregnant or potentially pregnant women that are at much risk, so perhaps that is what you are implying with the kids in their 30s. Cape Town obviously has its summer beginning in December, so temperatures should feel nice to anyone coming from a winter climate. We are not the beach type. Cairns, Prague I’d recommend 1 night in Auckland, then 3 nights on the North Island, and then a ferry to the South Island. >>>Check current Rio de Janeiro hotel and package deals. Belize is pretty easy as well, although there is far less nature to enjoy. Anguilla A 50 km distance by taxi would cost around US$35. I really like Puerto Rico and think it would suit you, but many islands have little tourist towns on beaches with no crowds. Yes I know it’s difficult sometimes especially in western nations meeting people as you can blend into the scenery, people don’t know you’re a tourist, so no-one makes any effort talking to you. There are also dozens of independent travel agencies around booking these same tours, but some of them are better than others. (I’ve spent 2 hours reading everything:)). Phuket is the largest and busiest island and it’s got just about everything that the rest of the islands has. I’ve really enjoyed much of what I’ve seen in India, and I’m a bit embarrassed to admit that Goa is the place I’d like to go back to most because it’s relatively uncrowded and low-key compared especially to the cities of India. Let me know if you have any other questions. In South America, and you start getting into some longer flights here, the best and safest places are Argentina, Peru, and Chile. Caribbean now is “out” and still fear zika since my kids are in their 30s- or do you think zika is a scare of the past? If you are looking for first-rate destinations that are among the cheaper European cities, I’ll suggest Prague, Budapest, Krakow, and Berlin. I haven’t, but I believe it’s cheap. As for Europe, it’s the low season there at the end of the year and you might be able to find a reasonable flight. You could fly into San Jose and then head to one of the cheaper beach areas such as Jaco. And if it is thailand beaches, where do you suggest we go to avoid over crowding and for budget deals during christmas ? Hmmm…there may not be a Wow Factor in Puerto Rico, especially if you are that used to Caymen. Best of luck with what you end up doing. As for Malaysia, I love it there too, but it has very few nice beaches in the main part of the country (not including Borneo). On the Friday before Christmas the region fills up and stays packed (at high prices) until mid January, but for those first 3 weeks you can get great deals, especially on Dominican Republic and Jamaica. Orlando, Florida One of the best places to travel in December on a budget is Orlando. December would usually see us sipping mulled wine in winter markets across Europe or dipping our toes in the Pacific Ocean.. The other option is Costa Rica, which has great surf along the Pacific coast and is definitely the adventure capital of Central America. Delhi, Most people are looking for the warmest places, which can be found in Portugal and Spain, but since that isn’t you I think your plan is good. >>>Check current Tenerife hotel deals. Singapore is a large and very interesting city, but you can see everything that you want in maybe 3 days or so. If you have more time I’d add Berlin and Prague, giving them at least 3 days each. I am having a hard time finding good deals on airlines. You could go to Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang (great beach town) and then a few days up in Hoi An before flying home from there. Find more about us on the About page. Also, any DONT DO’s on a safari? Sun shine, beaches & super night life. Those temples are by far the most dramatic and memorable tourist attraction in southeast Asia, and I think your daughters are old enough to appreciate it all. Punta Cana is the Dominican Republic's most popular resort areas, especially for those who aren't particularly interested in absorbing the local culture. Those looking for a winter getaway from the United States or Canada will be happy to know that they've got many great options for sunshine trips during the pandemic, including many of the destinations on the list below. It’s much too cold to enjoy the beaches, and it’s often rainy and windy as well. I’d say if you combined 2 or even 3 of these places you could have a very interesting holiday. I am surprise, Indonesia is not in the list. As always, I’m happy to help more if you have other questions. I read Thailand to be a good option in the comments above but we went to Seychelles and Goa in the past few months so I am looking for a fun place to go but looking for if there is any place that is different from the mentioned or any other place that you would suggest. December and January are the busiest two months in Dubai, primarily because it's one of the closest places to Europe that actually has warm weather this time of year and is also safe. Have a great trip. Interestingly, I’ve been to Bali exactly twice so far (going again in early 2016) and both times have been in December. The climate is December is just right for these sports. Serbia Thailand has long been a dream holiday destination for many. Otherwise the big draws are the Great Barrier Reef, which is obviously focused on diving, snorkeling, and water activities, so it may not be too interesting, and Uluru, which is the big rock in the center of the country (and not near anything else of interest). December is the beginning of summer in New Zealand so temperatures should rise as the month goes on. 3 Nights Madrid & 3 Nights Barcelona . Both have everything on your list, except perhaps wild life, depending on how you define that. In December you can get quite a nice room in any of those cities, with Berlin being the most expensive by a bit. Again, it really depends on what you are looking for and what you are hoping to avoid. If those don’t sound good let me know and I will try to help more. Germany is one of the best places to go to. Cambodia and Vietnam also have beaches, but none that I’d recommend for a short trip. Washington D.C. Argentina Ideally looking for few days on a good beach snorkelling etc and few days exploring the country and nature. The town of Malacca is really nice, and Singapore is amazing, if a bit expensive. The North Island has a lot to see, but the South Island is even more scenic and pleasant. -Roger. With the advent of new modes of accommodation, such as serviced apartments, local homestays, shared accommodations, hostels and even camping out in the open, your dream vacation doesn’t have to be out of reach. Lisbon, You could book a cheap flight on Air Asia or Tiger and have 9 wonderful days in different parts of Bali. The 2nd option is a bit early in the year. Kuala Lumpur Yes, those are mostly great cities for a winter trip. I remember spending time on Calungute Beach and I was surrounded by mostly domestic Indian visitors including many families. Vietnam might be interesting as well. The scenery in the Philippines is diverse as it has steep mountains, tropical beaches, private sanctuaries, and historical landmarks in different regions. -Roger. Turks and Caicos Islands By early December the rainy season is pretty much over in Cartagena, and it cools down just a bit more as well, so the weather really doesn't get any better than this. I’m hearing very mixed things about Cuba visits. Miami Beach, Buenos Aires is a wonderful city that is pretty good value now, and you can also visit the Mendoza wine region and Iguazu Falls and Bariloche, which are all even a bit cheaper than Buenos Aires. It's not a beach resort, but it's a fun place itself, cheaper than the beaches, and allows an easy way to cheaply visit multiple beaches during a visit. As you might expect, Europe’s larger cities are all crowded and busy during December, many with great Christmas decorations and events. Spain More than any non-beach city on this list, Siem Reap is an outdoor town due to the main attraction being the glorious Angkor Wat temples just to its north (and the whole reason you are coming to Siem Reap in the first place). You could also do a side trip to Nha Trang (wonderful beaches) or Dalat up in the mountains. As it is in the tropical belt, the climate is temperate to hot all year long. Family of 4 (kids 3 and 9). Cancun and the Riviera Maya area are also quite affordable, and warm, in December. Are these destinations you would suggest? That kind of humidity can be a killer when visiting a city, but for me it’s a small issue on a tropical island like Bali. But even if you can't go before the last week of the month you'll still find Mexico City to be a tremendous bargain compared to pretty much anywhere else in North America. It overlooks the Marina Bay, spouting water from its mountain in a fountain. We want a relaxed holiday where we can take time out and enjoy in true sense. You can get there by a short ferry from southern Spain or a cheap flight. Outside of Mumbai, it’s all quite cheap and the weather will at least be good. There are thousands of beach hotels and water sports, but also the ruins nearby and some other interesting options. Sri Lanka is fascinating and really nice, though most people who visit tend to tour around seeing some beach areas and some of the hills and jungles. I highly recommend it, and it won’t be a problem if you realize before you get there that you can’t take everything at face value in the way that you usually can in Thailand or Bali. I once did a 6-hour bus tour to Mỹ SÆ¡n, which is near Hoi An, and I think I paid about US$6. In December if you want it that hot you’ll need to go either to Southeast Asia, Australia, South America, or the Caribbean. You could even rent a car, which could be good if there is more than one or two of you. Have a great trip. where is the cheapest to go/ fly to for a beach holiday and some day trips to experience the culture of the country? The 2nd option for the same time frame will be Greece and Mallorca/Canary Islands. That is another that I’ve yet to reach, but people rave about Cape Town and many other places in that country. There’s a nice beach there and a bit farther away is Denang, which has large resorts along an excellent beach. I am just wondering if Costa Rica (or Brazil) safe to travel for a woman alone with young kid? -Roger. Visiting those would require about 16 days to do it properly because you’d want to spend 3 or 4 days in each city, except maybe only 2 days in Venice because it’s quite small. Thanks. It’s pretty easy to get around Spain’s big cities just on English, as long as you do a bit of research. She prefer Europe . One reason that Vietnam isn’t as popular as it could be is that travelers often feel a bit hounded when they are there. Chile Cairo, >>>Cape Town prices and travel tips It offers a wonderful mix of history and culture and nightlife and great food, alongside excellent beaches and abundant activities. Morocco Europe in general and Greece in specific are not ideal in January because it’s cold and many sights are closed. Athens, But every hotel has a person who can fetch a ticket for you by going through the back door and bribing someone at the train office. I have a couple safari articles on this site from writers who have done them, and I’ve read a lot about the experience and the extremely positive reviews that most of them get. Los Cabos, One more destination to consider is Dubai. Hey Roger, Its great to being able to travel around a little, so that would be a plus for sure:) Right now we’re looking at Vietnam, Goa, and some of the Thai islands. And apologies for the late reply from my end. Have you been to Sihanoukville? First of all, this is probably the most informative travel advice I have ever read. You could also go to Sri Lanka or southern India (Kerala and Goa are most popular). -Roger. ... best places to visit in December, best places … Prague and Budapest are quite chilly that time of year and the days are short, but they do have good nightlife. Hope i dont askfor toomuch and thank you again!!! We(2adults) are planning a trip by mid december(after15th). If you are in the eastern US or Canada it’s probably faster and cheaper to go to Cancun and if you are in the west Puerto Vallarta is better. The rainy season typically ends early in December, but even when it’s still going it tends to be quick downpours, as you are no doubt familiar with if you’ve been all over southeast Asia. But obviously there is a bit of a risk in trying that. So I’d recommend 3 or 4 nights on the North Island and 5 to 7 nights on the South Island. We have decided on an African Safari to Tanzania. Kuta, Bali Tuscany is the easiest to reach of the 3, but because of that its beach towns are most likely to be crowded in those warm months. Also, the end of the dry seasons you only get maybe 10 hours of electricity per day, which can also be frustrating. It seems to be a less modern and less developed version of next-door Argentina. Rotorua on the North Island is also very much worth a stop. It’s something to think about because it doesn’t get much cheaper than Goa for beaches anywhere in the world. Spend at least 3 days in each of the big cities (London, Paris, Rome) and one or two in the others. Indonesia P.s. The beaches are pristine, and the big resorts have not got here yet so local bed n breakfasts and homestays provide a cheap, yet peaceful stay. If you go south you hit Australia, which is very expensive by most SEA standards (although not bad by Singapore standards). Some available attractions and activities would be ideal, but, we’d also quite enjoy the beach towns of some sort. 2. Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir, Trayambakeshwar Temple are some noted places here while white-water rafting, rappelling, rock climbing, Kayaking are some of the many activities that Rishikesh … Venezuela >>>Check prices on Chile hotels and resorts. From December through February there are literally no European cities that could qualify as having “great weather,” except for the Canary Islands, which is listed below. It's normally blazing hot and humid here, so the moderate temperatures will be a bonus even if you have nothing to compare it to. It can be fun to actually spend a full night in a town like Rothenburg ob der Tauber because it’s filled with day-trippers in the day and you almost have it to yourself at night. I’m happy to help if you have other questions. Typical of the Tropics, the rain often hits in the afternoon, and is over 30 minutes later, leaving behind yet another amazing sunset as the clouds slowly disappear. Appreciate you on your excellent and informative blog. By the way, the southern European cities such as Rome and Barcelona are lively and enjoyable that time of year, as the Christmas season goes on, and there aren’t too many tourists except for a few that travel to see their families around the holidays. My wife isn’t keen to go to Asia . If you don’t think you want to leave the hotel much, then stay in the Cancun hotel district or along the Maya Riviera nearby. The best time to visit this natural wonder is in December. Hanoi, Let me know if you have any other questions. Bangkok, I like the idea of visiting the 3 Italian cities then flying to Paris and hoping on a train to Amsterdam. Saint Lucia Moscow, we are from england. Thus, a stay at the hill stations of Nuwara Eliya and Horton plains give you the refreshing view of bright green tea plantations. I’m sure I’ll explore more of the country at some point, though I’m in no rush. Just came back from Luang Prabang, Laos. Lovely weather and beach. Budget … The area around San Juan is fairly crowded, although not nearly as crowded as a typical resort area that is loaded with hotels. In Vietnam every hotel will have a “tours desk” that will happily book a tour or visit to any local sight imaginable. -Roger. They’ll remind you a bit of Sri Lanka in some ways, although things are cheaper and the scenery is quite different. Assuming you might be in the US or Canada, my first hunch is Costa Rica, or Panama, which is a bit cheaper though not as well organized. It’s a fascinating country, but there are piles of garbage all over the place. -Roger, Excellent Wow…..thanks for all the comments & lovely suggestions, Not sure if you’ve been to Sharm al Shiek? Or you could book a ferry to Langkawi from Penang when you get there. This is a difficult question to answer without quite a bit more information. Planning to travel to Australia in late nov/early dec. We are not beach people. Fez, >>>Hanoi prices and travel tips In Africa the beginning of the Kilimanjaro hiking season is early January, so that could work as well, but it requires a lot of preparation and at least 6 or 7 days. Hey Roger. We are not looking at South Africa at all. In December I really think the beaches and islands of Thailand are a better option. You’ve got a pretty good budget so you can afford to go almost anywhere, assuming you are okay with renting one or two houses or villas instead of 4 hotel rooms. Short travel … Hi Roger, If you are in the US or Canada then it will obviously be a long flight to Bali, but things are quite cheap once you get there so it’s really worthwhile. Thanks for the advice. I love traveling and enriching my culture with others’ but I’m also a student so I don’t have a big budget. I think a side trip or two will be a great idea. Amazing work.. My boyfriend and I are trying to plan a somewhat last minute trip for the second two weeks in December. From Ireland I think your two best bets would be either Rincon, Puerto Rico, which has the best surfing in the Caribbean and is good for longer rentals like that. -Roger. Machu Picchu is incredible, but it’s a place you visit for half a day or so, and they actually have their rainy season at the end of the year, so it’s actually not one of the better times to go. Let me know if you have any other questions. Switzerland My husband and I want to do some traveling December 18th – January 2nd, where would be the best place to go in Europe if we wanted to visit multiple cities and celebrate New Years Eve. 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