New Year’s Eve Destinations Around the World

Celebrate the year gone by and welcome what’s to come from one of these fabulous destinations. From Big Ben to a Malaysian island, book a flight to one of these spectacular spots to celebrate New Year’s Eve!


Szechenyi Spa Bath, Budapest
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It’s impossible to be bored on New Year’s Eve in Budapest. From a dinner cruise to live concerts and a bath party, the Hungarians know how to party! Marvel at the city center fireworks and brightly lit churches from aboard the River Danube Boat, which serves a 6-course dinner with live music and a dance performance. Check out the Budapest Bath Party for an all night New Year’s Eve extravaganza. Located at the Szechenyi thermal baths, this event includes 30 laser shows, DJs and great music.


New Year's Eve, London
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On New Year’s Eve, Big Ben lights up with UK’s largest firework display. Take a New Year’s Eve cruise for some of the best views of the fireworks while you sip champagne and listen to live music. For land-based parties, dine in style at the black tie dinner at The Ritz, complete with marching bands and views of the fireworks. Start the new year off right with the London New Year’s Day Parade, featuring over 8,000 performers that parade through central London.


New Year's Eve, Langkawi
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Warm up beach side this New Year’s Eve at Langkawi, a cluster of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea. This tropical paradise sits close to the northwest coast of Malaysia and is one of the most popular beach destinations in the region. Explore the UNESCO Geopark, cycle through rice fields or sail the Andaman Sea at sunset. For New Year’s Eve, enjoy a luxurious gala dinner at a resort or fireworks and vibrant parties at Cenang Beach. An hour before midnight lanterns are released into the sky as a symbol of good luck in the New Year.