6 Last Minute Christmas Vacation Ideas to Book Immediately

Last Minute Christmas Ideas

There are just a few days left until Christmas but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t time left to book a last-minute Christmas vacation. Whether you’re hoping to escape the cold weather or immerse yourself in a winter wonderland, we have six Christmas vacation ideas to choose from. Grab tickets, hop on a plane and make your way to one of these destinations.

Christmas Celebration Galore in Cebu City

6 Last Minute Christmas Vacations Ideas: Cebu, Philippines
Last-Minute Christmas Vacations Ideas: Cebu, Philippines

(image via George Parrilla, Flickr)

No one does Christmas better, or bigger, than the Philippines. This holiday, head to Cebu City, Philippines for your Christmas vacation to experience the incredible culture. Attend a Catholic Mass at one of Cebu’s historic churches, before feasting on delicious Filipino BBQ. History buffs can enjoy a private guided tour of Cebu City and witness the ancient landmarks. Or, soak up the sun on a day tour of Oslob departing from Cebu, where you can swim alongside majestic whale sharks before taking a refreshing dip in Tumalog Falls.

Bask in the Sun on Christmas Vacation in Sydney

Last Minute Christmas Vacation Ideas: Sydney, Australia
Last-Minute Christmas Vacation Ideas: Sydney, Australia

Those from colder climates will appreciate the warm Sydney weather in December and January. Fly over for a Christmas vacation among the palm trees and sandy beaches. Spend a day at Bondi Beach, learning to surf, or trek to the Koala Park Sanctuary and meet local wildlife including koalas, penguins, and kangaroos.

Head for the Ski Hills in Seoul

Last Minute Christmas Ideas: Seoul, Korea
Last-Minute Christmas Vacation Ideas: Seoul, Korea

Hit the slopes on a winter getaway to Seoul, Korea. Enjoy the stunning the towering peaks that surround the picturesque Vivaldi Park, Seoul’s most popular skiing resort. With 13 different slopes, skiers of all ages can test out their skills. Fall in love with Seoul’s breathtaking snowy views.

Catch a Glimpse of the Northern Lights in Iceland

Last Minute Christmas Ideas: Northern Lights, Iceland
Last-Minute Christmas Vacation Ideas: Northern Lights, Iceland

Embrace the winter with a Christmas vacation to Iceland and see the awe-inspiring northern lights. Gaze up at the illuminated sky and see the vibrant lights dance across the night. Bring that special someone with you and cuddle together with a cup of cocoa while you observe Iceland’s landscape.

Have a Charming Christmas in Prague

Last Christmas Ideas: Prague, Czech Republic
Last-Minute Christmas Vacation Ideas: Prague, Czech Republic

Discover quaint Christmas markets, historic architecture and an abundance of Christmas lights lining streets with a vacation to Prague. Explore intricate courtyards, Jewish district and glimpse the astronomical clock, before hopping on a romantic train ride to Prague Castle. Tour the castle and feel as though you’ve stepped back in time as you witnessed the impressive interior. Feel the holiday spirit as you delight in captivating buildings and nostalgic markets.

Enter a Winter Wonderland in Shirakawago, Japan

Last Minute Christmas Vacation Ideas: Shirakawago, Japan
Last-Minute Christmas Vacation Ideas: Shirakawago, Japan

(image via Jordy Meow, Wikimedia Commons)

Every year, the small village of Shirakawago, Japan illuminates their traditional farmhouses, creating a sight fit for a Christmas card. The day tour from Nagoya to Shirakawago is still available this January so you still have time to book a winter vacation! Check out these links below for more Christmas vacation ideas:

You still have time! Book your last-minute Christmas vacation with KKday for an unforgettable experience. Throw a sweater (or a swimsuit) in your suitcase, grab your passport and toothbrush and pack a plane snack. Do you really need anything else?