Our Pick of the 10 Most Popular Holiday Destinations of 2013

The summer holidays may be over, and winter fast approaching, but that doesn’t mean everyone’s stopped fantasising about their next holiday. In fact, with it being September, you could very well have one last holiday squeezed in before you say goodbye to your swimwear. If you aren’t planning on going until next year, January is probably the best time to start thinking of holidays properly – and let’s face it, it’s not that far away! Whether you’re travelling as a family, a singleton, a couple, or in a group of friends, it’s important you have an idea of where you want to go before you begin to seek out the best deals. So, here’s our pick of the 10 most popular holiday destinations for 2013 to help you:

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Spain’s largest island and home to Magaluf – one of the best partying destinations in the world. Don’t be put off though; if you want a chilled holiday you can always visit Alcudia or Sa Coma.


There’s something in Ibiza for everyone, whether you’re a couple, family, or group of friends. However, Ibiza is most famous for it’s amazing nightlife and is loved by party goers and hedonists everywhere!


With some of the worlds best theme parks located here, Disneyworld and Universal, families and even couples love visiting Florida. It’s not all about the theme parks though – there are plenty of fashionable bars, restaurants and clubs, not to mention beautiful beaches!


Turkey has a total of 50 great resort towns, some tourist orientated while others are unspoiled and traditional. You’ll find plenty of great deals on all inclusive holidays here, perfect for families and couples!

The Algarve

Algarve holidays offer a low cost but good quality break, with plenty of opportunities to relax and have fun. Treat yourself to a massage at one of the great spas, or play Golf on one of the world renowned courses.


Thailand may be a long haul holiday but it’s so worth it to experience the diverse cultures. You can choose your style of holiday, whether that’s a relaxing beach break or a more action packed party holiday. There’s so many opportunities to explore, from riding elephants to snorkeling with the exotic fish.


Italy has so much to offer; amazing food, great shopping opportunities, gorgeous landscapes and lots and lots of sun. There are even historic sites such as the colosseum and the ruined city of Pompeii – preserved perfectly by volcanic lava.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a popular choice once more and offers relaxing days lazing under palm trees, visits to elephant orphanages and even visits to Buddhist temples. It’s also one of the cheapest holiday destinations for brits abroad!

North Africa

You’re guaranteed gorgeous weather in North Africa, whether you choose to go to Tunisia, Morocco or Egypt. You’ll find great shopping opportunities, adventure expeditions and plenty of sites to visit!


You can’t go wrong with Greece’s fantastic hotels, restaurants and bars. You have a whopping 25 islands to choose from, and each one offers the perfect summer holiday.

We hope you’ve now got an idea of where you want to go for your next holiday – whether that’s partying with your friends in Ibiza or wine/pizza tasting in beautiful Italy. So many choices, but so little time to decide!

What do you think?


Written by Dave

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