As Chinese New Year draws near, we know you’ve been busy looking up online to uncover your Chinese Zodiac forecast and wondering what would be the best step to take forward into the new year! Chinese zodiac animals are able to provide a practical appraisal of many life choices - including how we travel. So if you’re aiming to travel this year, let your Chinese Zodiac Sign show you what’s the best destination for you based on your zodiac’s travel habits! 


Scroll down to read about  your signs travel habits and the destination that you should head to this year: 


RAT ( 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020 )

Witty, endearing and driven by success, the rat can be ambitious to a fault. In order to achieve high standards, the rat understands that he/she needs to exhibit strong values. Therefore, rats are passionate about what they’re doing, and this translates to them being extraordinary travel partners that exudes confidence on every trip! Not always the best travel planner, but definitely someone you can rely on to bring the fun along the journey. 



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Where you should go to: Tokyo and Osaka, Japan! Bring along a buddy to Japan and enjoy TWO amazing theme parks - Tokyo Disney Sea AND Universal Studios! For more information, check out our package: 


OX  ( 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009 ) 

Those born in the year of the Ox puts their heart into everything that they do without seeking recognition - garnering them a reputation of being genuine, earnest and hardworking. They are also strong leaders thanks to their strong stated mission to lead people. As a result, the Ox is someone you can rely on to lead the way when it comes to going on a journey into an unknown place. They are excellent map navigators and have a keen sense of direction. 



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Where you should go to: Thanks to those excellent leadership and navigation skills, an exciting self-drive vacation through the countryside of New Zealand is excellent for those born in the year of the ox! For more information, check out our package: 


TIGER  ( 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010 ) 

Brave, intense, and somewhat of a risk-taker - the tiger is a strong-minded individual who is clear about who they are and what is important to them. Not one to beat about the bush, those born in the year of the tiger have a strong identity and a sense of self. This self-confidence carries through when they are on the road. They love travelling off the beaten path and trying new experiences! 



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Where you should go: India’s Golden Triangle and Kashmir awaits! Exotic food and culture is sure to thrill the adventurous Tiger, who is up for anything. For more information check our package: 


RABBIT ( 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011 )

The rabbit is a kind, passionate soul - and is nice to everyone that crosses his/her path. Those born in the rabbit year see the good in everyone and look like they are always beaming! This makes them excellent communicators and friends. You can count on the rabbit to be the one making friends in any country they go in spite of the language barrier! 



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Where you should go: A tranquil, serene trip to picturesque Guilin is in the cards for the rabbit this year! For more information, check out our package: 


DRAGON ( 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012 ) 

Dragons are the most revered animal in Chinese culture - and therefore, those born in the dragon year are individuals who are equally admired by the general public. They are also ambitious, and have a strong drive to realize their dreams. When the going gets tough, they are able to roll up their sleeves and persevere. 




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Where you should go: A strong-willed individual such as the dragon would fare well in China - the birthplace of Chinese dragons. With powerful historical landmarks such as The Great Wall of China and The Forbidden City, Beijing is an exciting city to behold! For more information, check out our package: 

SNAKE  ( 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013 ) 

Those born in the year of the snake are very well-known to be detail-oriented and meticulous. This makes them great organisers of any trip. They are the eye of the storm in difficult situations - a reliable companion that is able to stay calm during tough times. Their calm demeanor is what makes them good friends to have and bring along on any holiday! 



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Where should you go? The snake would adore calm, tranquil places such as Can Tho, Vietnam. Beautiful temples, gentle boat rides and a floating market await those born in the year of the snake! For more information, check out our package: 


HORSE  ( 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014 )

For the horse, being independent isn’t just a state of mind, but a way of life. Those born in the year of the horse are able to handle anything thrown in his/her way. The horse’s stamina is unmatchable to any other zodiac animal. The horse enjoys sports and other recreational activities that improve health and wellbeing. So you can count on the horse to go on adventurous trips with your health in mind! 




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Where should you go? With their boundless stamina and energy, the horse is able to combine both a holiday and a sporting event and have the time of their lives! Take part in this year’s Gold Coast Marathon and have an awesome holiday at the same time. Check out our package: 


GOAT ( 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015 ) 

Selfless and gentle, those born in the year of the goat are always putting the needs of other people before their own. They are also the calmest of the group - it seems impossible to rile them up even when they’re being lambasted. The goat admires the great outdoors with the untouched beauty of lush landscapes, so they’ll do great on nature hikes. 


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Where should you go? The nature loving goat would definitely enjoy the serene experience of watching the red leaves falling in Eastern Hokkaido during Autumn! For more information, check out our package: 


MONKEY ( 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016 ) 

Monkeys are agile and swift when seizing opportunities.They are great at thinking outside of the box and are full of insatiable curiosity. Those born in the year of the Monkey love exploring new cultures and foods and is always the life of the party on a holiday! 



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Where should you go? Party in Greece on Mykonos and Santorini! You’ll never spend a boring moment with blue seas, amazing Greek food and the lively party culture with the Monkey on the Greek isles. For more information, check out our package: 


ROOSTER  ( 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017 ) 

The rooster is the epitome of punctuality. They analyse their daily activities, set routines, and adhere to them easily. This makes them reliable partners to travel with on group tours! They also love living in luxury - you can count on those born in the rooster to have excellent taste in restaurants and the best hotels to stay in! 



Where should you go? Melbourne, Australia - the land of decadent brunches, a lively creative arts scene, and a modern cosmopolitan appeal awaits the rooster in the year 2020! For more information check out our package: 


DOG ( 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018 )

Those born in the year of the dog are incredibly loyal and are intensely protective of those around them. Their easy-going disposition is what makes them have a large social circle - and they are the glue that holds people together! They thrive in travelling in groups and are a joy to have around, so travelling with family and friends is a must for the dog! 



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Where should you go? Go on the Ultimate Family Holiday to Dubai. Rolling sand dunes and activities that are fun for the whole family are sure to thrill everyone! For more information, check out our package:


PIG (  1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019 )

In chinese culture, the pig is the symbol of wealth! Therefore, those born in the year of the pig live life to the fullest and do not mind indulging themselves every once in a while. Despite having expensive taste, the pig is not a wasteful spender and is in fact quite frugal. They will be the first to spot great travel deals or cheap airfare! 



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Where should you go? A relaxing holiday that doesn’t break the bank is definitely on the pig’s radar. Bali is the perfect destination to go for the ultimate relaxation experience that checks all of the boxes. For more information, check out our package: 


Now you know the best destination for you based on your zodiac’s travel habits! Book your next flight on now. AND don’t forget to follow our Mayflower Facebook Page for more!   


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