By Florin R. Ferrs (Frugal frequent flyer & international airfare expert)
After receiving many similar requests over the years, I decided to consult Susan Miller’s Astrology Zone.com about the top travel destinations she is recommending for each one of the 12 astrological signs for 2010.
Once I had her list with of each star sign’s traits and the travel destinations they would enjoy, I used my years of travel experience and the vayama.com website to select the best travel destination for each star sign in 2010, together with the lowest discounted airfare to get there. Enjoy.
Leo expects luxury and to enjoy the most memorable trip possible. Leo is a gregarious sign, so an isolated locale really isn’t for you. Head for a big city that offers plenty to do, including museums, shops, first class dining and entertainment. One of the best travel destination for Leos in 2010 is Paris. I found a great airfare to Paris on Air Europa on the vayama website from $584 USD roundtrip total, including taxes and fees. I’m sure that Leos will have a rip-roaring time in the city of light.
Social Libra, you usually prefer to go to a big city with plenty of hip restaurants, cafés and clubs, and a smattering of chic boutiques. You like to see and be seen, so places for Libra to consider include London. You like to go where the nightlife is hopping, where the people are beautiful, the shopping lively and the city is culturally sophisticated. Your hot travel destination for 2010 is London. I found a deal to fly to hip London for less from Boston on Virgin Atlantic from $624 USD roundtrip total, including taxes and fees on vayama.com (vayama is also offering a bonus $50 discount per booking from Boston to London on Virgin Atlantic).
You are an earth sign, symbolized by the goat, so a beautiful resort perched high on a mountain, one that offers a breathtaking view, the Swiss Alps might just be a perfect setting for your next vacation, dear Capricorn.
Capricorns can’t go wrong on vayama’s New York to Zurich from $653 USD roundtrip total, including taxes and fees.
As the zodiac’s hardest worker, Virgos have a strong need to feel productive, even on vacation. A so-called laid-back trip won’t interest you. Consider a journey to India; the more different the city is from your native locale, the more there is to tackle, the better! Mumbai is as different as it gets, perfect for your star sign of Virgo, check out this perfectly cheap flight I found for you on United Airlines from $658 USD roundtrip total, including taxes and fees from New York to Mumbai.
Pisces, you are an incurable romantic, so to fully enjoy your trip, try to find a place that has a touch of fairy-tale magic about it. Since the star sign of Pisces is a water sign, revel in the canals of Venice, Italy, a city that can provide you with all the sense of mystery, beauty, art and adventure. Venice’s canals are perfect for the Pisces, fly there from $674 USD roundtrip total, including taxes and fees roundtrip total on vayama.com
Scorpio’s idea of a terrific vacation is one that gives you ultimate privacy in a beautiful, soothing setting. You might consider a cruise to the Greek Islands, if not on a private yacht, then on an exclusive cruise. Cruise the Aegean sea from Athens. Get to Athens for less on vayama from $762 USD roundtrip total, including taxes and fees.
Gemini, is a “double bodied star sign” and should consider touring two countries. Buy an airline ticket that allows you to fly into one city and leave from another. In this “two-some” theme, consider going to Taipei & Hong Kong to satisfy your sense of curiosity and excitement. Double the fun, double the pleasure, fly to Hong Kong, with a stop in Taipei for less with China Airlines on vayama.com from $773 USD roundtrip total, including taxes and fees.
Dear Cancer, you are a romantic water star sign, and you are usually happiest when you vacation near water. Take a vacation in Amsterdam (with its charming canals) Cancers will enjoy the watery canals of Amsterdam for less on vayama.com from $799 USD roundtrip total, including taxes and fees.
Taurus loves luxury and beauty, so roughing it on vacation just isn’t your thing. You want superb accommodations, with a soft beds and lots of goose down pillows to lull you into a peaceful sleep. Your hot travel destinations for 2010 is Rio de Janeiro, where you will enjoy the natural beauty of Sugar Loaf and a stay (or at least a drink) in the Copacabana Palace hotel on in Copacabana beach, this would be perfect for Taurus. Enjoy the luxury of the Copacabana Palace and fly to Rio de Janeiro from $829 USD roundtrip total, including taxes and fees on vayama.com
Aries chooses vacation destinations that offer new thrills, and often go for physical adventures that test their mettle. As a fire star sign, you prefer warm, dry heat to cold locales. Think about a vacation in the African savannah and mountains. Aries will get their kicks in warms savannas, ice capped mountains and beautiful beaches, all reachable from Nairobi; get there from $1076 USD roundtrip total, including taxes and fees on vayama.com
Going anywhere too ordinary or touristy will bore you, dear Aquarius, so make sure your next vacation is an adventure: the Great Barrier Reef. Come and say g’day to adventure, surf Australia’s gold coast and dive the Great Barrier Reef, fly to Brisbane from $1078 USD roundtrip total, including taxes and fees on vayama.com with V Australia.
Nothing gets your pulse racing faster than the prospect of taking a trip to a city you’ve never seen, to a land far away. In fact, the farther you need to travel, the better. Your hot travel destinations for 2010 is Bali. Sagittarians will have a ball in Bali from $1094 USD roundtrip total, including taxes and fees on vayama.com
I hope you all travel for less in 2010 no matter what your star sign is. See you back in January 2010.