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Top 10 Cities to Visit for New Years Eve 2017

Top 10 Cities to Visit for New Years Eve 2017

Here’s a list of the Top 10 Cities to visit while in the US for New Years Eve celebrations

  1. Miami, Florida

  2. You may be surprised New York City isn’t first but Miami Beach is the most sought after and expensive city to visit for New Years Eve. Known as a party city, it’s going with a big bang in 2017 with Pitbull ringing in the new year at Bayfront Park. Justin Bieber will also be performing at the popular Fontainebleau hotel with Skrillex making an appearance at LIV nightclub.

  3. Orlando, Florida
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    Home to the Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World in Orlando is a top spot to be surrounded by live music, amazing fireworks, and
    lots of other entertainment!

  5. New Orleans, Louisiana
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    The pre-party begins on Bourbon Street for live music and drinks before people head over to Jackson Square to watch a giant fleur de lis drop from the top of Jax Brewery at midnight, with a fireworks show over the Mississippi river to top it off!

  7. New York City, New York
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    New York City is always a top spot for ringing in the new year, just be prepared to wait hours to watch the ball drop from Times Square at midnight with thousands of other people! Hint: If you have a previous hotel room card from Marriott, you can bypass some of the lines and say you’re heading back to the hotel near Times Square 😉

  9. Las Vegas, Nevada
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    New Years Eve is one of the most popular times that people visit Vegas and the hotel prices reflect that! You won’t be disappointed with the Vegas strip being closed down for over 300,000 people to celebrate the new year with fireworks and performances. Lyft is actually offering free rides this year in Vegas, New Lyft users get $50 in ride credit between 7 p.m. Dec. 31 and 3 a.m. Jan 1 using the code “LVNYE.” The first 1,000 existing Lyft users get $5 off of one ride with promo code “EMXPLASWDNYE” when added between Dec. 26-31.

  11. San Francisco, California
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    Thousands of visitors come to San Francisco to ring in the new year with fireworks at the Ferry Building. You can also see the fireworks from the Bay Bridge for an amazing display.

  13. Chicago, Illinois
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    Watch the fireworks over the Michigan River from the Navy Pier along with lots of outdoor entertainment and activities with nearly 100,000 other people

  15. Austin, Texas
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    Austin is a more affordable and family friendly city with it’s free New Years Eve event hosted at the Vic Mathias Shores, full of live music, art, and fireworks

  17. Honolulu, Hawaii
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    Enjoy the fireworks over Waikiki Beach and the Aloha Tower Marketplace for a more family friendly way of ringing in the new year

  19. Nashville, Tennessee
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    Watch Nashville’s signature Music Note Drop at midnight from the Tennessee State Capitol building while listening to live music and another firework show at the Cumberland River.

Check out our travel planner on our site to help you organize your 2017 New Year Eve plans! www.yaytrip.com

50% Off Wow Air Flights for 24 Hours Only!

50% Off Wow Air Flights for 24 Hours Only!

Wow Air is offering a limited time sale for 50% off round trip flights! This is amazing deal for flights to Reykjavik, Iceland but hurry this offer ends on December 23rd at 7PM EST. This offer is valid for round trip flights between Jan 14 – Apr 5 and is subject to limited availability. You must use promo code: WOWXMAS16 in order to get the discount.

Sample Flight Deals
Toronto YYZ – Reykjavik KEF on January 16-19 for $166 CAD
San Francisco SFO – Reykjavik KEF: January 17-25th for $211 USD
Los Angeles LAX to Reykjavik KEF round trip on January 26-30th for $226 USD

Don’t forget to check out all the top things to do in Iceland on our site here: https://www.yaytrip.com/destinations/reykjavik

Top Christmas Gifts for Travellers

Top Christmas Gifts for Travellers

Finding Christmas gifts for travellers can be tricky, but here’s our list of the top 10 gift items that will make any traveller happy!

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GoPro Hero 5 Black Edition
GoPro is known for making the best action cameras and the latest GoPro Hero 5 Black Edition will let travellers record their adventures in very high quality with 4K resolution. Plus it’s waterproof, has voice control, and has a touch display on the back.

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Bose QuietComfort 35 Noise Cancelling Headphones
These headphones are perfect for travellers that fly a lot, as they have the best noise cancellation technology that lets them hear their own tunes instead of the plane’s engine. The Bose QuietComfort line is very popular among frequent fliers.

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iphone 7 Plus
The iphone 7 Plus is the best iphone yet for travellers, as it’s now water and dust resistant, has dual cameras with optimal zoom, and has a longer battery life than the previous iphone.

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Apple Watch Series 2
The popular Apple Watch is now brighter, faster and waterproof with the new Series 2 line. It also includes a built-in GPS to record hikes, which outdoor travellers will love.

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S’well water bottle
Made out of stainless steel, this bottle will keep drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12 hours. A must have for any active traveller.

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iPad Pro
The iPad Pro is offers a huge 12.9” display and offers the power of a PC with portability of an iPad. This is perfect for travellers to stay connected and work remotely.

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DJI Mavic Pro Drone
This is the best drone to capture amazing photos that an ordinarily camera can’t capture. It comes with a high definition 4K camera, a long distance range, and is very compact to carry around.

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Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
This is the Rolls Royce for hair dryers and the $400 price tag comes with it. It’s also a highly rated hair dryer that prevents heat damage to hair and offers ultra fast drying for travellers with limited time.

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FaceCradle
This is the best travel pillow that multiple positions for long international flights. It was an instant success on Kickstarter and you’ll have to wait for more units to get in stock.

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Trackr Bravo
This is a very slim Bluetooth tracker that lets you track and find your personal items, such as keys and luggage – which airlines seem to lose often.