You might not have known til this very moment that you want to spend the holidays in São Paulo, where prices are down 46%, but at least you know now. In Brazil, Christmas and New Year’s are preceded by révellion -- the traditional all-night dinner/party -- so the country’s biggest city goes hard this time of year. And you already know that Sydney (down 41%) is one of the raddest cities in the world to be in for New Year’s, which is one of the reasons it’s on our list of the best (and surprisingly affordable) places to visit over the holidays. If you’re ever going to go to Sydney, now would be the time.
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1. São Paulo, Brazil -- $1,014 (46%)
2. Hong Kong -- $540 (44%)
3. Havana, Cuba -- $264 (41%)
4. Sydney, Australia -- $1,008 (41%)
5. Dublin, Ireland -- $556 (38%)
6. Amsterdam, Netherlands -- $567 (38%)
7. Mexico City, Mexico -- $404 (38%)
8. San Jose del Cabo, Mexico -- $389 (36%)
9. Quito, Ecuador -- $508 (36%)
10. Santiago de Chile, Chile -- $855 (36%)
Hopper’s airfare predictions are reliably 95% accurate, so, as we gently remind you here each month, if you trust condoms you can trust Hopper. Getting started is easy -- download the app, plug in the travel destinations you're interested in, pick the calendar dates you’d like to go to them, and then set off a number of smoke alarms in succession as you attempt festive projects like mulling your own wine while you wait. Hopper will send you handy notifications when the relevant flight prices bottom out at what’s expected to be their lowest. There are many fun and festive ways you can save money on flights this holiday season, but this is one of the best places to start.