The holidays are the perfect time for a vacation. The little ones are out of school, family getaways and top destinations are still decked out with holiday finery. So why not plan your Christmas and New Year's holidays now?

Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik offers plenty of activities for all ages, including live music, dance parties, lots of family-friendly games and more to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s. To make the festivities memorable, gather around the warming flames of celebratory bonfires. For a slightly less chaotic experience, make your Christmas and New Year's Eve restaurant reservations. Flock to bars after midnight to dance until the sun comes up. What else? Start 2018 with a bright future while experiencing the Aurora Borealis of Reykjavik. In fact, it is known for its vibrant Northern Lights, so what are you waiting for?

Monaco, France

Monaco is festive at Christmas and during the New Year's holidays. Whatever your plans are, you will find plenty of things to do and activities in Monaco. Enjoy the holiday decorations as well as the Christmas markets in Port Hercule in Quai Albert 1er. The whole family can enjoy a magical world together there. Spend an unforgettable Christmas and New Year's by admiring a bird's eye view of Monaco from the Ferris wheel. Be sure to take a stroll or a luxury rental car in Monaco to see the lights during Christmas and New Year holidays. For party lovers, they can hit Monaco’s famous club scene or casino and dance until the 1st of January 2018.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is possibly the best city to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s. Full of fun, bars and restaurants, you can find everything. Try the Hippie Market and give yourself the ultimate gift this year. This is the ideal place in the event you are looking for a fun place that's within driving distance. If seeking sun is on your Christmas and New Year's Eve agenda, Copacabana Beach is the ideal destination. Watch fireworks displays and celebrate the perfect intro to 2018. Apart from that, Rio de Janeiro offers carnival rides, and other entertainment for the holidays. 

Berlin, Germany

Berlin is world famous for its Christmas Markets and good food, making it an ideal place to spend Christmas and New Year holidays. You will have a lot of fun and enjoy good décor. Head out to the Berliner Weinachtszeit behind Alexanderplatz, where you will find something to please the whole family. See colorful tree and street lights all over the city. And for something completely different, enjoy a free pop-up street party on New Year's Eve. Of course the night doesn’t end there, you can enjoy music booms from bars and nightclubs until the wee hours.

New York City, US

Spending Christmas and New Year’s Eve in New York is just as memorable. If you go, take a tour around the city and see it all lit up, particularly the lovely Christmas tree in Rockefeller Square. For guaranteed snow, take a trip to Central Park where you can go ice skating, in Manhattan, New York City. Watch the famous ball drop in Time Square and join around 1 million revelers to celebrate New Year's Eve. Interested in night time tours? Book a boat ride on New York Harbor, with fireworks popping up from Liberty Island.