The top 5 holiday destinations to visit in 2013

All this cold weather has us dreaming of chilling on a beach somewhere very, very sunny. It’s a great time to start planning a summer holiday – and booking now will give you something to look forward to and time to save for those all important cocktails.

Last year Burma was high on the agenda be a top destination in 2012 and sure enough tours are sold out for 2013. So where’s next? Here are our the top travel guides predictions on the hottest destinations in 2013:


Brazil is already gearing up for the 2016 Olympics, along with The World Cup – not to mention the 2013 carnival.

Conde Nast says: “São Paulo is an incredibly exciting city to visit right now; it’s Brazil’s biggest city, its financial capital and design capital, where the country’s movers, shakers and money-makers network among its chi-chi bars, restaurants and boutique.”

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Sri Lanka

Mystical ancient cities, thick jungle, palm-fringed beaches, unique culture and warm, friendly people.

Lonely Planet says: “Prices are affordable, and with low-cost flights from the convenient travel hub of Bangkok, Sri Lanka is emerging as one of the planet’s best-value destinations.”

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drDominican Republic

Amazing beaches, it lines up rainforest-cloaked mountains, lively towns, and locals with that laid-back approach that’s textbook Caribbean.

Lonely Planet says: “With more airlines offering stops to the country’s eight international airports, as well as cruise ships adding the DR as a major port of call, more people are escaping to the land of sun, sand, and surf comparable to anywhere else in the Caribbean.”

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Bustling cities, long sandy beaches, dry deserts and snowy mountains

Trip Advisor says: “Rising from the ruins of the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan, Mexico City offers a unique collision of contemporary city life and historic preservation.”

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7,000 islands blessed with a magical collection of sights, sounds and destinations. 

CondeNast says: “The Philippines has around 7,000 of the most heavenly islands in the world. It’s becoming particularly popular among serious divers, who come for the incredible underwater life, unspoilt coral gardens with rainbow-bright fish, green sea turtles and dugongs. In Bicol you can swim with the biggest fish in the world, the whale shark. “

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Top holiday destinations for 2013

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If you’re looking for a holiday in February, with top names such as, Expedia, Thomson, Kuoni on board with Give as you Live you can find your perfect holiday to top destinations and raise money for charity at the same time.