CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As record breaking icy weather gripped the US and Europe, many have been tempted to jet away to warmer climates. The good news is that there are plenty of low cost flights to hot destinations at the moment. AirfaresFlights.com have listed the ten best value destinations right now for those seeking to escape the worst of winter:
The temperature is rising in Thailand - 31°C/87°F
Palm-fringed white beaches and a warm welcome await visitors to Thailand. There are few places better to indulge your spiritual side, while enjoying one of the best winter weathering destinations on the planet. Head for Phuket or the resorts along the Andaman coast where old architecture and modern beach resorts sit side by side in harmonious splendour.
Cooking in the Caribbean - 30°C/86°F
For warm seas, gold sands and a laidback vibe, few destinations can match the cosy Caribbean. During the winter months, there's real value to be had in the likes of Grenada, St Vincent or St Lucia with hotels offering double rooms for as little as $100 per night. With daytime temperatures regularly in the 30s, where would you rather be right now?
Bangkok bang on to escape the winter chill - 30°C/86°F
The sprawling metropolis of Bangkok might look like any major city in the world, but at its heart, you'll find a city teeming with culture and hidden gems. With daytime temperatures currently averaging 30°C/86°F, you'll be warming to the sights, scents and sounds of the gateway to the orient in no time.
The Maldives – the sunlover's mecca - 27°C/81°F
In The Maldives, the winter temperature rarely falls below the high twenties, so if it's romance you're looking for then you guaranteed a hot time in the Indian Ocean's top tourist destination. Escape winter with the special one in your life for an idyllic week, or two, in an intimate, stilted bungalow nestled on the sandy shores of your very own desert island.
Sunbathing in Cancun - 27°C/81°F
Down in Mexico, winter life is still hot and colourful, if just a little more laidback than during the summer months. It's certainly warm enough to enjoy a spot of sunbathing by the pool, or a dip in the sea – a far cry from the icy chill of its northern neighbour.
Sunning it in Spain - 21°C/69°F
Spain is one of Europe's top sun destinations and still superb value once you're there. Choose one of the Balearics or Canary Isles and you're guaranteed sun all year round. Right now, you could be enjoying a sunny 21°C/69°F in Fuerteventura.
Other top 10 destinations include Las Vegas (20°C/68°F), Morocco (18°C/65°F), Dubai (25°C/77°F) and South Africa (27°C/80°F). For more information on these hotspots visit http://www.airfaresflights.com/pressjan14.asp
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