11 Places You Should Consider Traveling to for New Year’s Eve That Are Super Affordable

It’s the big countdown we’ve been counting down to all year long. The last celebration of 2017 is coming up on New Year’s Eve. Whether you're waving goodbye or closing out the year with a kiss, the night's alluring energy will make you want to leave the house. Or maybe even towns. Want to know which cities are suitable for travel on New Year’s Eve? There are plenty of places (from the obvious to places that aren't exactly on your radar) to book a ticket for your last adventure of 2017.

Over the course of three hundred and sixty-five days, you celebrated events like promotions or raises, births, or weddings, as well as small victories like catching the bus to work or matching up with that stunner on the Bumblebee. Of course, maybe you also spent a few nights letting your pillowcase fill with tears. It’s been a roller coaster year in life. Cap off all the memories from the past year with a night in a town you've probably never been to before kicking off the new year with a bottle of soda.

You'll want to welcome 2018 in a glow of lights. I mean, it can only attract bright things for the coming year, right? Start planning your last vacation of 2017 10...9...8...7...

Bologna, Italy

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For those who like to travel while tasting Parmesan cheese, the whole of Italy is like a wonderland, a theme park. For those travelers who treat New Year's Eve as an all-out feast, you'll be happy to know that Eataly World is open for you to explore your relationship with gnocchi and pizza. Starting 2018 with some of the best food in the world can only send a positive signal to the universe for the new year.

Seoul, Korea


If you’re looking for a brightly lit vacation, look no further than the brightly lit lights in Seoul, South Korea. In addition to being a spectacle that doesn't require fireworks to fill the skyline, you'll find some of the best barbecue around.


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Want to relax before the new year and enjoy everything new? Take care of yourself and spend the last few days of the year on this pristine island, where you will undoubtedly find happiness. MyDomaine reports that the island will be one of the hottest travel destinations in 2018, so get there before everyone uploads photos to Instagram.



Want to whip out your passport and take one last trip of the year, but want to be financially responsible in 2018? Don't worry. You can go to Greece. This is hardly a compromise. According to MyDomaine, tickets are as low as $393. These deals will last until May!



This Scottish city, considered by some of my friends to be the “real Harry Potter world”, is very keen to celebrate the last day of the year. "4.5 tons of fireworks explode over Edinburgh Castle," Foldos reports. You'll celebrate in style, and with Norwegian Air's affordable fares.

new orleans

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New Orleans is not the kind of town for a quiet night. Especially New Year's Eve. Mardi Gras may be considered the time to experience New Orleans, but New Year's Eve is also enough time to experience a similar spirit. Watching the fireworks over the Mississippi River will be a New Year's Eve you'll never forget.


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If you're looking for the most romantic New Year's kiss of your life, head to Paris, where the triumphal lights of the Eiffel Tower will illuminate your romance with light shows and fireworks, Fodors reports. Not ringing in 2018 with your loved one who travels with you? Don't worry. Grab one of the best croissants you've ever tasted and wolf it down at midnight.

boise idaho

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A ball may be dropped in New York City, but a potato is dropped in Boise. According to US News, 35,000 people apparently walked out of their homes to capture the sight of falling crops. If you want to stay in the United States this New Year's Eve, it's certainly a new experience.

Dallas, Texas


Skyscanner uses this data to provide travelers with information on the most searched cities for New Year's Eve travel. As a result, Dallas took the number one spot. Thankfully, the website also lists the best fares to get there.

Orlando, Florida

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I mean, who doesn't want to end 2017 on a fairytale note? Welcome the New Year with an otherworldly light show in Orlando, Skyscanner’s fourth-ranked New Year’s Eve destination. According to Skyscanner search, round trip fares start at $48!

New York City

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The crowds New Year's Eve attracts aren't exactly for the claustrophobic, but you don't have to squeeze into Times Square to experience the energy of New York City on the last day of the year. There's something to do in almost every neighborhood. If you're looking for a night like this, look no further than the city that never sleeps on this night of the year.

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