The Top New Year’s Destination Will Surprise You

Travel-booking website Kayak.com released its Travel Hacker Guide for the 2015 holiday season for those who have not made plans for the new year. Their findings were based on researching which cities were trending and with the greatest increase in flight searches for the holiday period.

Dubai in the United Arab Emirates saw a huge 70% spike in flight searches compared to last year. The reason for its popularity ranges from the availability of affordable flights from more cities to the Middle Eastern capital and its extravagant fireworks display.

The ranking is based on trending searches for air travel, therefore the usual favourites such as New York has been left out.

The destinations that are trending for the New Year is as follows:

  1. Dubai, UAE
  2. Cartagena, Colombia
  3. Barcelona, Spain
  4. Reykjavik, Iceland
  5. Tokyo, Japan
  6. Atlanta, GA
  7. Santiago, Chile
  8. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  9. Chicago, IL
  10. Vancouver, Canada

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