While some say you can’t put a price on incredible travel experiences, many more of us love a bargain. So, luckily – if you’re getting itchy feet and a strong desire to satisfy your wanderlust – your next adventure doesn’t have to break the bank.

Whether you’re enticed by the gritty grandeur of New York City; the bountiful natural beauty of Aruba; or the warm, vibrant culture of Mauritius – travel has something to offer everyone. And your next trip could be closer than you think…

Below are 10 last-minute travel deals to satisfy your wanderlust.

1. New York

New York

New York is a cornerstone of most bucket lists; known for its towering skyscrapers, amazing food, and exciting energy.

The ‘city that never sleeps’ is as varied as they come. Take in views of the unique skyline from the top of the Empire State Building; see the New York Yankees in action; and stroll along the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and through Manhattan’s gigantic Central Park. Theatre lovers can catch a dazzling Broadway show; while foodies can indulge in everything from New York cheesecake to Vietnamese street food.

2. Málaga, Spain

Málaga, Spain

This picturesque coastal city in southern Spain offers a delightful blend of rich history, stunning beaches, and vibrant culture. The narrow cobblestone streets, quaint plazas, and imposing Alcazaba fortress in the charming old town are perfect for exploring while you bask in the sun. The city is also the birthplace of Picasso, and you can enjoy plenty of his wonderful artworks here.

Beach lovers can visit the popular Playa de la Malagueta and Playa de la Caleta. And for peace and solitude, the scenic Andalusian countryside – home to whitewashed villages and the breathtaking Caminito del Rey hiking trail – offers a picturesque escape.

3. Barbados

Barbados

With its vibrant culture, pristine beaches, and warm hospitality, Barbados is a tropical paradise. This small island nation’s compelling history and culture are preserved in its plantation houses, UNESCO World Heritage-listed capital Bridgetown, and fascinating Garrison area.

Culture enthusiasts can enjoy the pulsating rhythms of calypso and soca music, and indulge in the delectable Bajan cuisine – featuring flying fish, pudding and souse, and the iconic rum punch! While the island’s powdery white-sand beaches, including the tantalising Rockley Beach, are idyllic for relaxation. Beyond the beaches, opportunities for hiking, golfing, and exploring the island’s lush interior and enchanting gardens abound.

From £2,999 - From Machu Picchu to Iguazu and Rio* >

Get up to 45% off on this 18 day journey across Peru, Argentina and Brazil. Explore across Buenos Aires, the majestic Iguazu Falls and the iconic sites of Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley.

All flights and accommodation are included in this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, with availability from June 2024.

Price and availability accurate as of 9:00am 26th April 2024.

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4. Halkidiki, Greece

Halkidiki, Greece

A magnificent peninsula in northern Greece, Halkidiki is a true gem of the Mediterranean. Blessed with a unique geography, it has three fingerlike prongs stretching into the Aegean Sea, each with its own captivating charm.

Kassandra, the westernmost prong, is a lively hub with colourful beach towns and buzzing nightlife; while, Sithonia, in the middle, enthrals with its rugged beauty, secluded coves, and traditional villages perched on hillsides. Athos is the easternmost and most isolated prong, home to the legendary Mount Athos (a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an important centre of Orthodox monasticism).

Beyond its stunning coastlines, Halkidiki’s enchanting history is told through its ancient ruins, traditional folklore, and mouthwatering local cuisine

5. Aruba

Aruba

This Dutch Caribbean island is a beach lover’s paradise. The famous Eagle Beach, with its powdery white sands and crystalline waters, provides a diverse range of water sports – from snorkelling and diving to kiteboarding and sailing.

But the beaches are just the beginning… Aruba offers a wealth of adventures. Explore the striking Arikok National Park, home to desert-like landscapes and unique rock formations; and discover the colourful Dutch colonial architecture and lively nightlife of Oranjestad, the capital city. From stuffed cheese to conch stew, Aruban food is also delicious!

6. Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

A pristine Atlantic paradise, Fuerteventura is the Canary Islands’ best-kept secret, with no shortage of draw-dropping, otherworldly views. Rolling golden dunes tumble onto powder-soft beaches, lapped by turquoise waves. And, under the endless azure skies, rugged peaks of volcanic mountains rise like ancient sentinels, looming over the landscape.

If you’re looking for somewhere to unwind, the beaches here are outstanding. And, inland, you can hike through otherworldly lava fields, marvel at ancient archaeological sites, and savour the distinct flavours of Fuerteventura cuisine, infused with African and Spanish influences.

Get a great deal on your next holiday

Looking to book your next getaway? Here’s a selection of the best travel deals on Rest Less today.

From £999pp – Lake Garda, Venice and Verona* >

Italy | 7 Nights | Flights & Transfers Included | Book with Travel Department

From £1,799pp – Peruvian Dream 360* >

11 Nights | Flights and Accommodation Included | Book with Exoticca

From £222pp – South Aegean Islands Holidays* >

Greece | Flights Included | Book with TUI

Prices and availability accurate as of 9:00am 9th April 2024.

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7. Mauritius

Mauritius

A true jewel in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is a stunning tropical paradise fringed by magnificent beaches, swaying palm trees, and azure lagoons. The warm, clear waters surrounding this island nation house a magical underwater world, teeming with vibrant coral reefs, fascinating shipwrecks, and a kaleidoscope of marine life. Look out for dolphins, whales, and colourful tropical fish!

From the dramatic Black River Gorges National Park to the iconic Le Morne Brabant mountain, Mauritius also offers endless opportunities for hiking amidst lush rainforests, cascading waterfalls, and panoramic vistas. And when you’re hungry, you can tuck into unique dishes, such as chilli fritters and Indian-style flatbread.

8. Los Angeles, USA

Los Angeles, USA

Los Angeles, the City of Angels, is a lively metropolis that seamlessly blends glamour, creativity, and cultural diversity. As the entertainment capital of the world, it’s home to iconic landmarks like the Hollywood Sign, the Walk of Fame, and prestigious studios.

Beyond the glitz, L.A. offers world-class museums, innovative cuisine scenes, stunning beaches, and renowned theme parks. The city’s melting pot of cultures also creates a rich tapestry of charismatic neighbourhoods. From the bohemian allure of Venice Beach to the glitzy enclaves of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles enchants visitors with its endless possibilities and quintessential Californian lifestyle.

9. Malaysia

Malaysia

Known for its diverse cultural heritage, stunning natural landscapes, glorious weather, and delectable cuisine, it’s not difficult to see why Malaysia is a top choice for many travellers. From the bustling cities of Kuala Lumpur and Penang to the unspoiled beaches of Langkawi and the lush rainforests of Borneo, this Southeast Asian nation has something to offer everyone.

Explore the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, savour the flavours of Malay, Chinese, and Indian cuisines, or embark on an adventure to spot exotic wildlife like orangutans and proboscis monkeys. Malaysia also offers a high standard of living at a relatively affordable cost, making it an attractive destination for budget-conscious travellers seeking luxury experiences without breaking the bank.

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10. Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver, on the west coast of Canada, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, with numerous parks, beaches, and hiking trails within the city’s limits. The city is also renowned for its mild climate, making it an ideal destination for all sorts of outdoor activities year-round – from the iconic Stanley Park and the picturesque English Bay, to the world-class ski resorts of Whistler and Blackcomb.

Other top attractions include Science World, the Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver Art Gallery, fabulous neighbourhoods like Gastown, and the largest Chinatown in Canada (where the dim sum is amazing!). Vancouver is also one of the world’s premier film production locations; with the likes of Deadpool, Star Trek, Godzilla, Watchmen, X-Men, and Mission: Impossible being filmed here.

Final thoughts…

With so many incredible destinations to visit, it can sometimes be difficult to know where to start; and how to stretch your budget to accommodate. But booking travel last minute is one of the best ways to secure some great deals and start ticking more places off your bucket list.

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Have you been to any of these destinations? Or are you tempted to book a trip? We’d love to hear from you in the comments below.