MANILA, PHILIPPINES — Yes, vacations are back and so is the raging appetite of many Filipinos when it comes to traveling, especially abroad. After being cooped up for most of 2021, a lot of Filipinos are itching to ‘revenge travel’ this year and grab onto the perfect and safest opportunity to visit and revisit their dream destinations outside the country.
As border restrictions start to relax and vaccination rates increase, Agoda lists down these five international destinations perfect for any kind of revenge vacation to vaxxed Filipinos:
A hop and a skip away from the Philippines, Vietnam is one of the country’s neighboring destinations Filipinos can easily fly to in 2022. Boasting a great blend of historical and cultural landmarks, food, nature, and bustling cities, Vietnam is a one-stop shop for any kind of vacation. There’s the famous Nga Bay floating market in Hau Giang province, where travelers can experience a different kind of grocery shopping. For those looking for water adventure, UNESCO World Heritage Site Halong Bay is a perfect spot to sail and stop to kayak with friends and family. For foodies, indulge in the variety of cuisines offered in the cosmopolitan cities of Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh. Stay close to the sites and book a hotel nearby via Agoda and even get combo deals for these experiences and other perks to discover around the city!
France is definitely a must-add in one’s travel bucket list for trips to Europe. From the chic-Parisian atmosphere to the sophisticated architecture and culture, France brings out the wanderlust in any traveler. Traveling to France doesn’t have to be expensive as there are still ways travelers can enjoy their revenge travel within budget. For example, when booking with Agoda, travelers can simply toggle the target budget under the search filter to easily check hotels, Agoda Homes, and hostels that fit the budget. For those with a flexible schedule, Agoda also offers multiple view dates to highlight dates with better value deals. How cool is that? So now, enjoy that extra baguette without worrying about budget!
Known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture, and a lively nightlife scene, Dubai is the place to be for those looking for a high-energy and luxurious revenge vacation. Planning has never been easier than with Agoda package deals. With the Flight + Hotel option, travelers can save and easily book a flight to and a room in Burj Khalifa in just one click. More than that, they also get to check the best accommodation deals and access to discount offers of up to 10% as they get back traveling to the Middle East!
Deprived of international summer vacations for more than two years now, Filipinos are definitely looking for the perfect beach spot this 2022— and Maldives is surely a top spot worth checking out, especially between November and April in the dry season. A favorite among local and international celebrities, Maldives is more than just an Instagram-worthy beach spot. Offering a ton of water-related activities — from surfing, diving, to parasailing, made even better by the friendly locals and great food, this archipelagic gem truly gives an experience of a lifetime for anyone visiting. Travelers can easily tailor-fit their accommodation preferences via the Agoda website by simply checking their property or destination type on their search filter.
For those missing the cold and the snow, head to Canada before Spring and catch the late ski season, winter wonderful peaks, or just enjoy the fresher climate. Agoda’s HygienePlus feature gives travelers peace-of-mind, highlighting properties that ensure safety protocols are undertaken by property owners.