Christmas is over and it’s the darkest depths of winter. What have you got to look forward to? Well, lots of holidays in the new year with any luck! Hit the beach in Goa, warm up in Miami or party in the streets of the Bahamas; there’s no shortage of hot places in January if you know where to look…
Just when the cold weather seems like it might never end, here’s our list of fabulous February destinations. Whether it’s the exuberance of Venice Carnival or the beaches of New South Wales that tempt you out of hibernation, our guide to where to go on holiday in February will have you planning an escape route in no time at all.
Spring still seem a long way off? Kick start the season of rejuvenation with our guide to the best March holiday destinations for city breaks and beach holidays, as well as exciting international events from India’s colourful Holi festival to good old St Patrick’s Day in Dublin.
Make this a month to remember and leave your raincoat behind as we show you where’s hot in April. We’ve rounded up the best of the bunch from near and far, including unusual city breaks in Bucharest and Thailand’s most dazzling beaches.
Stuck for somewhere to go on holiday in May? We have the definitive list, be it the balmy beaches of Portugal or a delicious slice of Amsterdam at the Rolling Kitchen Festival.
Looking forward to next summer already? Read on for our recommendations on where’s hot in June, whether you want a quick city break in Seville, or a long, indulgent stretch on an idyllic Caribbean beach.
The best way to deal with unpredictable British weather is to start planning a holiday to somewhere where the heat comes with a guarantee (Rio, for example). If you’re planning an escape to sunnier climes next year, we’ve got the lowdown on all the hot places for July, plus ideas for an equally beautiful staycation in Cornwall.
We’re all going on a summer holiday… Pack your bags and head to your dream destination this August. With the beaches in Bulgaria and Hawaii, and cultured cities like Bilbao, at their best in August, you can always catch up on the DIY in the autumn.
September means going back to school, or playing truant and jetting off for one of these brilliant low season breaks. Check out our study notes on where to go on holiday in September, featuring the ultra-cool city of Seoul and the arguably original and best Oktoberfest in Munich.
Halloween is around the corner and the last leaves are tenaciously clinging on to their branches, but check out the beaches of Crete or the street food of Hanoi this autumn, and it can be holiday season all year round. Check out our guide to the best holiday destinations this October.
Here’s a tempting selection of great November holidays, should you need a pick-me-up as the nights draw in. Southeast Asia’s where it’s at this time of year: whether you go for an intriguing city break in Yangon, Myanmar or a laze on the beach in Bali.
Fancy jetting off to do some Christmas shopping? Or are you looking to escape the festive season altogether? Check out where’s hot in December (the Caribbean) or where you’ll find some seasonal snow (St Petersburg), with our top picks for beaches, cities and events this winter.
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Cat McGloin // @catmcgloin
Travel Editor and Content Manager for Skyscanner UK. Usually found by the coffee machine, elevating small talk into medium talk. Location: at her desk buried beneath a pile of post-it notes, on the yoga mat, or, if it’s 5pm on a Friday, with a large glass of red in hand.