Are you ready to plan your next vacation? If you’re traveling this year, then know the latest travel trends. Whether you’re hoping to integrate with artificial intelligence, hit the beach or try your luck on the slopes, there’s a whole world waiting for you! Check out these suggestions and discover what wonders the world has waiting for you.

But, before you go, it’s a good idea to know the latest travel trends to realize the best places to go on vacation.

Make A Weekend of It

The weekend break could be king this year. You can squeeze a lot into a weekend and, perhaps more importantly, you can fit a lot of weekends into a year. Between cheap flights, budget car rental, and some fantastic last minute accommodation deals you’ll be wondering why you haven’t done this before.

8 Travel Trends You Need To Know In 2019

Social Awareness

Thanks to the internet, the world is shrinking rapidly. Travelers are spending more time considering the social and environmental impact of their visit.

8 Travel Trends You Need To Know In 2019

Apps For All

Artificial intelligence and the easy access to smart apps means it is now possible to track your luggage, check your home and make your stay more personal. This is going to be a key element this year for many travelers when deciding where to go.

8 Travel Trends You Need To Know In 2019

Third Party Services

While there is frugality and a thrill to booking every part of your trip, it is also time-consuming. The trend this year will be to allow third parties to handle all the arrangements for you, allowing you to focus on enjoying the destination.

Where No One Has Been Before

With talk of trips to Mars, China’s moon landing and Branson’s brush with the edge of space, it’s fair to say space travel has really come back onto the radar. Of course, this won’t be an option in 2019 but it has kindled a desire to explore unchartered territories. Doing something new or different is definitely going to be on the bucket list this year.

8 Travel Trends You Need To Know In 2019

The Learning Experience

It is becoming very popular to take a vacation and learn new skills at the same time. Young people are now questioning the need for a university degree when so much can be learned through travel. This will see a rise in volunteering and skills-based holidays, as well as taking time out to travel.

8 Travel Trends You Need To Know In 2019

Adrenaline Rush

This trend is not about base jumping off the Eiffel Tower; it’s more about having an authentic experience. That could be experiencing village life, or feeling like a child again at the water park, or even in a ball pit! The trend will be to have an experience that challenges you and makes you feel alive.

8 Travel Trends You Need To Know In 2019

Offsetting Environmental Impact

The majority of travelers this year will be looking to offset any carbon footprint they make. This is true even if it means taking some time out of their vacation to clear plastic from beaches or help the environment in some other way.

8 Travel Trends You Need To Know In 2019