Best New Year Getaways

Best New Year Getaways
As the temperature is dropping down, the vacation is picking up more heat. With just couple of weeks left of this year, everyone seems to be waiting anxiously for the vacation, with friends or families, that they have planned to make the New Year’s festivities more memorable.

But, if you are among those, who have still not made any bookings or even finalized your New Year getaway, then don’t panic, choose an interesting place for yourself from the list below. Read on!

International Destinations

Bangkok/Phuket, Thailand

Thinking of going abroad for your New Year vacations, but don’t want to go too far? Then, Thailand is the place for you. Cheaper tickets, short flight timings and a big party scene, Thailand promises it all. You can explore the city of Bangkok for attractive accommodation along with special New Year events. Nightclubs, pubs, restaurants, river cruise, Bangkok offers it all at an attractive price.

If you are a beach lover, then you should stay in Bangkok just for shopping purpose and hit for Phuket to celebrate the New Year as this island is known for its beach parties.

To book your getaway, you can scroll through travelling websites, which will be quite easy; but remember, you may have to pay slight high premium. But if you are the kind of person who likes to pick and chose what to do on vacation, then take a day out and spend some time navigating through hotel and event websites to finalize your plan.

Sydney, Australia

Exotic beaches, lip-smacking food, spectacular fireworks, and non-stop party make Sydney one of the most coveted New Year getaways. There are numerous events that happen in the city on the eve of the New Year, so carefully choose where to go on the bases of your likes and dislikes and availability. If you are wondering what all popular event you can cover, well, we recommend you not to miss the La Bohème gala.

Also, keep in mind that booking through a travel agent or an online travelling agency will be the best option for those who have planned their trip at the last minute. And to forget to check out some interesting Australia packages offered by these travel companies.

Reykjavik, Iceland

If you want to welcome the New Year at a place where nature reign is supreme, then Iceland surely can be your pick. Remember, that you should plan the trip only if you have a few extra days to spend in this beautiful country. The reason being that if you come back without exploring each-and-every corner of the Europe’s largest Island, it will be like committing a travelling crime. The country, which boasts of some amazing hot springs, promises a vacation full of unforgettable memories for a lifetime. And if cost is not an issue for you and you are open to unique experience, do not think twice before book you tickets for this New Year gateway. Radisson Blu 1919 Hotel and Hotel Ranga are couple of good accommodation options for you. The best way to make your bookings will be to pick a year-ender package to Iceland. You may choose a package which includes after New Year sightseeing to some of the beautiful places in the country.

Berlin, Germany

If you are opting for Berlin, let us tell you that the place is known for organising one of the most spectacular year-ending street parties. With a gathering of more than one million people, the party stretches over 1.2 mile between the Victory Column and Brandenburg Gate, which is believed to be one of the most happening places for a fun-filled New Year celebration. Check out the official New Year celebrations website of Berlin to get a better idea about the events and activities which will be taking place the city. With just a few clicks, tickets and accommodations can be easily booked online.

Indian Destinations

If visa and other formalities for international travel seem too much of an effort, check out these fabulous Indian destinations to visit this New Year.


Diu, which is a union territory of India, is known to be one of the best cities of the country. Geographically, closer to Gujarat, this is an amazing option for the New Year getaway, particularly if you have a soft corner for clean beaches, and absolutely breathtaking scenic beauty. Taking a flight to Diu is the best option as the place is well connected from major Indian cities, and tickets can be easily booked online. If you want to travel by road, then taking a route via Gujarat or Maharashtra will be helpful.


Are you looking for a quiet and serene way to start your New Year? Then there is no better place than ‘God’s own country’: Kerala. The famous backwaters, amazing beaches, breathtaking waterfalls, Kerala offers a New Year getaway, literally, in the nature’s lap. A trip to this state can be planned easily as it is one of the most tourist-friendly destinations. All that you need to do is go online, and within a few clicks you can quickly plan this trip.


Do you want to start your New Year in a royal way? Then, is there is anything better than a getaway in Rajasthan? This Indian state showcases best examples of style, beauty, royalty, elegance, culture and history. Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaipur and Jaisalmer are some of the popular cities you can travel to. These beautiful desert cities offer some breathtaking palaces, beautiful lakes, taste bud tingling food and a lot more. You must know that this also one of the easiest trip to book, especially if you are running late on your planning. Rajasthan is well-connected by train, road and flights, so pick whatever mode of transport suits you the best. With plethora of heritage hotels and resorts in the state, chances of you getting a nice place even at the last minute are higher.


When you talk about New Year vacation, how can you miss Goa? Moreover, if crowd is something that doesn’t bother you, Goa is the destination for your New Year celebrations. The beaches, the people, non-stop music, beautiful weather, mouth-watering dishes, all these will make big-bang start for your New Year at Goa. The best thing about the place is, when it comes to accommodation, you have variety of options that will definitely suit your budget. If you are planning to travel by air, flight tickets will be expensive at this time of the year.