LONDON, Oct 6 ― Bali has emerged the top bucket list destination among TripAdvisor travellers. And now experts at the online travel site have compiled a guide on the most affordable times to visit some of the most popular bucket list destinations around the world.
After asking their members to weigh on their biggest travel fantasies, analysts looked at hotel rates across 200 different sites to come up with the best period for booking their dream holiday ― and not breaking the bank.
They also took into consideration weather and seasonal restrictions.
The most popular bucket list destination cited by many a wistful traveler is Bali, the paradisiacal island in Indonesia.
And while the dream may seem far-fetched, TripAdvisor analysts point out that booking in May and June can save visitors up to 52 per cent off their hotel room compared to peak season.
Here are a few other bucket list destinations and the best times to book:
Mauritius Island: Book for September, save up to 51 per cent
Bali: Book in May, June, save 52 per cent
Bora Bora: Book for April, save 38 percent
New York City: Book for March, save 33 per cent
Botswana: Book in April or October, save up to 32 per cent
Iguazu Falls in Brazil: Book in May, save up to 31 per cent
Tokyo: Book in May, save 21 per cent
Seychelles: Book in September, save 20 per cent
Hawaii: Book in April, May, September and October, save 20 per cent ― AFP-Relaxnews