Suprisingly, now is the time to get the absolute best deals on winter travel. From this point on, all of the getaways you might think of for the holidays – Christmas markets, skiing, cruising somewhere warm – get more expensive by the day! Below I talk about five different winter vacations you should book now to get the most for your money. Click the button for more info and to start creating your winter getaway.

Iceland and the Northern Lights

There is no better time to travel to Iceland than in the winter. By day you can take in the sweeping natural beauty of the mountains, the frozen charm of the beaches, and warm up in a hot spring. At night be transported to another world under the dazzling dancing lights for the Aurora Borealis. Insight Vacations has a trip that takes care of all the guesswork for you so all you have to do is experience all Iceland has to offer.

The Northern Lights against a mountaintop

Alpine Christmas Markets

Christmas might feel like a world away, but plans are already being made for the world’s oldest holiday markets. Held during Advent, they date back as far as the 1300s. Insight Vacations has a wonderful tour that takes you though some of the best Holiday Markets in three countries. Make you winter magical, and books soon for the best deals. This trip fills up fast due to it’s uniqueness and quality.  For the full itinerary, click HERE. 

Alpine Christmas Market Tour, Christmas tree in front of a gothic cathedral

Ski Vacations

If you are looking for a getaway in the continental United States, skiing in Colorado can’t be beat. Aspen, Copper Mountian, Tahoe… all of these locations in the Rockies turn into a winter wonderland every year. There are some wonderful dels to be had forpeople who are booking now, including extra days, more amenities, food credit, and percentages off your room. If you want to be skiing on Christmas Day, now is the time to book! 

Caribbean Cruises

Looking for something close to home, just a bit warmer? A great way to relax over Christmas in on a Caribbean Cruise. Chase the winter blues away with sea and sun. Don’t worry about entertaining, because the cruise line take care of everything – convince your family to join you and there will be no dishes, no snowy travel – just you and your loved ones enjoying each other’s company. If you want to get away like this, your best chance for your preferred cabin options, room credits, and departure days is now. 

A woman coming out of the sea after snorkeling, walking toward a man on the beach, in front of a cruise ship

Australia & New Zealand

Winter is the best time to go Down Under because it’s their summer! Shed the cold and the dreary weather and walk into the summer sun – even on Christmas day. Since it is high season in Australia, the best deals come from booking early, before most people know what they want to do for the winter break. Surf, catch the opera in the Sidney Opera House, hike where Lord of the Rings was filmed, or sit on the beach under an umbrella – just book now for the most bang for your buck!

Where are you planning on spending your winter vacation? Let me know in the comments! If any of these trips excite you, click the More Info button above and let’s start planning!

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