Top 5 Value Travel Destinations for 2015

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(PIX11)-- If you're resolving to stretch your travel dollar come 2015, we're a step ahead with the top 5 value destinations for 2015 compiled by TravelZoo.

Travelzoo’s Top 5 WOW deal Destinations for 2015

1. Puerto Rico
• More flights means more airfare deals in 2015
• Major port investments are leading to more vacation and cruise deals
• Best bargains in spring and summer

The Condado Plaza Hilton, San Juan
• Posh, contemporary 4-Star hotel bordering the Atlantic Ocean and located 3 miles from Old Town San Juan
• Property features 5 restaurants, 4 pools, 3 bars and a 24-hour casino
• Resort has an onsite water sports center, ideal for snorkeling at the nearby artificial reefs and kayaking or paddleboarding at manatee-friendly Condado Lagoon
o $179-$219/nt. (30% off) w/breakfast for 2 daily
 Travel thru April; prices will drop even more May onward

2. Brazil
• The sweet spot between the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics means deals
• More than 400 hotels, from companies like Accor and Starwood, set to open between 2015-2016
• Look for best bargains through vacation packages

3. Dubai
• Billions of dollars in infrastructure investments a, is creating bargains
• Drop-off in tourism numbers – lowest in 18 years – has spurred deals
• Ambitious airport expansion aims to welcome record 120 million visitors when completed

Exotic Vacation, Dubai & Abu Dhabi
• Roundtrip airfare from NYC
• 6 nights in upscale hotels in the United Arab Emirates
o 3 nights in Dubai and 3 nights in Abu Dhabi
• Roundtrip airport transfers included
• All transportation in air conditioned private vehicles
 $1795/pp ($850 off)
• Travel through May

4. Southeast Asia Cruising
• The industry is putting more (and bigger) ships on exotic SE Asian routes, dropping prices
• Cruise lines like Siversea, Oceania and Celebrity offering brand new SE Asian itineraries in 2015
• Ports of call to look for include Singapore, Bangkok, Bali, South Korea and the Boracay Islands in the Philippines

5. Texas Hill Country
• The hotel industry is investing big in this domestic hotspot
• At least a half-dozen hotels are set to open in the region in 2015, from companies like Kimpton, JW Marriott and Westin
• Fly into San Antonio, Austin or even Houston