While travel deals come and go all the time, often the best are gone in the blink of an eye — or they're very last-minute. If you plan on booking your vacation in advance while keeping within a budget, Booking.com has released a new list of the most thrifty travel destinations for the upcoming year. The list was correlated by looking at the average prices per night of three-, four- and five-star accommodations in the most popular cities across the globe.
If you've always wanted to visit Switzerland, Zürich was 15 percent more affordable in April than during the most expensive month of the year.And if you're already thinking about next Christmas, Amsterdam is the December destination likely to be the best value-for-money. Read on for the full list.
January — Copenhagen, Denmark
February — Buenos Aires, Argentina
March — Kuta, Indonesia
April — Zurich, Switzerland
May — Melbourne, Australia
June — Chiang Mai, Thailand
July — Abu Dhabi, UAE
August — Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
September — Mexico City, Mexico
October — Auckland, New Zealand
November — Athens, Greece
December — Amsterdam, the Netherlands