It seems a little odd when you’re nursing your latest sunburn to start thinking about traveling in December. Thinking about cold weather in June is a little like looking at your work email on a Sunday. But barring any unforeseen cosmic changes, winter will eventually be coming. And some popular December destinations get painfully tough to book the longer you wait.
To find out exactly which places you should look to book now, Audley Travel — which has been booking custom itineraries to Asia, Africa, and South America for over 20 years — tapped its country specialists around the world for insider into. Combining that with data on consumer demand, popularity, and economic growth in countries around the world, they offered up these six spots you need to book now, before the masses catch on.