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A year around the world: where to travel and when

A year around the world: where to travel and when
When choosing a holiday, you want to be sure you’re visiting at the perfect time to make the most of your dream destination. That’s why we’ve put together a year around the world guide to help you on your way. The only question is, where will you go and when?

BEST PLACE TO GO IN JANUARY

Maldives

January is a great time to visit the Maldives. It’s winter at home so you can swap the cold for some tropical sunshine. A world away with footprint free white sands and crystal-clear waters, it is an island paradise worth escaping to. Holidays to the Maldives allow you to relax and rejuvenate as you listen to the palm trees swaying and the waves falling on the shore.
Beach on island in the Maldives

BEST PLACE TO GO IN FEBRUARY

Dubai

Holidays in Dubai allow you to experience an exotic paradise crossed with Arabic tradition. With something for everyone, Dubai is a buzzing UAE metropolis perfect for visiting in February. Thanks to its warm climate you can relax on the famous Jumeriah Beach and fall in love with the Arabian Sea. There’s so much choice here, you won’t ever be disappointed.
Dubai skyline

BEST PLACE TO GO IN MARCH

Barbados

Barbados is perfect in March. This island escape brings you pretty white beaches and an exciting culture that is so famous in the Caribbean. With a pristine coastline, the natural beauty of the place will astound you with its glorious waterfalls and private lagoons. Not to mention the world class cuisine and rum cocktails – cheers!
Barbados city shot

BEST PLACE TO GO IN APRIL

Antigua

If the Caribbean is calling you, then head to Antigua in April. Swap the April showers with a beach for every day of the year - there is plenty of choice here. Holidays to Antigua promise relaxation and rejuvenation. Soak up the sun on the sugar white sands and drift off to the sound of the ocean. If you’re after that adrenaline rush, there are plenty of watersports on offer as well as scuba diving and snorkelling.
Antigua coastline picture

BEST PLACE TO GO IN MAY

Italy

Holidays to Italy in May offer less crowds and pleasant temperatures – the perfect time to discover everything Italy has to offer. Whether you head for the coast or the countryside or even a city break there’s a hidden gem around every corner. Enjoy la dolce vita and head to the beautiful country of Italy, real discovery awaits.
Italian coastline houses in the cliffs

BEST PLACE TO GO IN JUNE

Greece

Spending June in Greece means you get to take advantage of year round sunshine, picturesque villages and a trip back in time to discover some interesting myths. Enjoy dining at a local Greek taverna with beautiful dishes made from the freshest ingredients. Greek cuisine is a real highlight and will leave you wanting more.
Greece coastline

BEST PLACE TO GO IN JULY

Balearics

The Balearic Islands are the ideal choice for holidays in July. Cosmopolitan style meets laid back charm wherever you go. The smallest island, Ibiza, offers white coves and turquoise waters while Majorca introduces you to Arabic inspired architecture and family friendly resorts. The quaint island of Menorca is relaxing with its pine lined beaches and secluded corners.
Spanish island beach

BEST PLACE TO GO IN AUGUST

Bali

Holidays to Bali in August are perfect because this is their dry season and the sunniest month of the year. The weather is warm, and rainfall is minimal meaning you can get out and about to explore the area. One of Indonesia’s most popular islands, Bali has a tranquil atmosphere and natural beauty. With lots on offer, you won’t be disappointed here!
Bali lakeside

BEST PLACE TO GO IN SEPTEMBER

Portugal

Going to Portugal in September means that you can relax on the many Blue Flag beaches, particularly in the Algarve thanks to the warm temperatures. For a bit more sightseeing head to the bustling city of Lisbon and enjoy a trip on tram #28 to take in all the sights. There is lots to do here for both families and couples so what are you waiting for?
Tramway in Portugal

BEST PLACE TO GO IN OCTOBER

Mexico

Mexico holidays are best in October with the interesting ruins, sensational diving spots and beaches galore. Days are hot and evenings are warm so you can expect lots of sunshine here. Mexico has a stunning coastline where you can feel the palm trees swaying in the breeze and the ocean spray as the waves fall on the shore. If your holiday stretches into early November, you may even get to take part in some of the Day of the Dead celebrations! With lots of history to discover, it’s time for Mexico!  
Mexico tourist site

BEST PLACE TO GO IN NOVEMBER

Thailand

Thailand has their dry season between November and April so why not head there in November? Holidays to Thailand offer a peaceful escape and plenty of adventure. Benefitting from a lovely tropical climate all year round, you can enjoy some relaxation on the pristine beaches and then cool off in the crystal clear waters.
Sea and boat in Thailand

BEST PLACE TO GO IN DECEMBER

Canary Islands

What better Christmas present than catching some winter sun in the Canary Islands in December. Whether you head to Lanzarote, La Gomera, Fuerteventura, Tenerife, or Gran Canaria you will be spoilt for choice. Escape the every day and explore the quaint towns and wonderful Spanish cuisine, making memories to last a lifetime.
Stretch of beach in the canary islands

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