In the market for a getaway from real life in the next 12 months? We have an array of fabulous destinations here. Beach escape? Eco-tourism? Quantum Realms?
You name it, we got it.
Explore the dazzling coastal regions of Pandora in Avatar: The Way of Water
Departing from: 16 December
Why you should go: New oceans and new enemies mean lots of new creatures to study and gorgeous new surroundings to journey through. Cinematographer Pawel Achtel actually invented a new type of 3D rig to capture the underwater scenes so there’s no need to get your diving qualifications before travelling: the immersive 3D will make you feel like you’re swimming without ever getting wet.
Unmissable sights: The herds of big fish things with wings.
Best for: Families, adventurers, 3D Fans and eco warriors
Experience the sights and sounds of the Quantum Realm in Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania
Departing from: February 2023
Why you should go: If you’re looking for an escape to take you beyond the limits of what you thought was possible, hop aboard our shuttle to the Quantum Realm alongside Ant-Man and The Wasp. There are strange new creatures to encounter, sights you could never imagine and a time-travelling, multiversal adversary to defeat. Not to mention your larger (and sometimes smaller) than life tour guide.
Unmissable sights: The stunning pastel vistas of the Realm as the various suns set
Best for: Boffins
Put the fun back in fungi in The Mushroom Kingdom in The Super Mario Bros. Movie
Departing from: April 2023
Why you should go: The perfect springtime escape, you will feel the stress leave your body as you wander through sun-dappled toadstool forests and enjoy the hospitality of the friendly locals. Note the missing posters for beloved Mushroom Kingdom icon Princess Peach - if you spot her be sure to let the authorities know.
Unmissable sight: Princess Peach, if you can find her.
Best for: Small Italian plumbers.
Discover the underwater kingdom of Atlantica in The Little Mermaid
Departing from: May 2023
Why you should go: The Sovereign state of Atlantica has a long and storied history - explore the generations of mer-monarchs and meet King Triton and his many beautiful, headstrong daughters. Rumour has it that the youngest princess, Ariel, can often be seen mingling with the common folk. The vast underwater kingdom has reefs and shipwrecks to comb through, while occasional trips to the surface can be arranged.
Unmissable sight: The singing fish are quite impressive.
Best for: Water babies.
Pop your blades on and roll down to Barbieland in Barbie
Open for business: July 2023
Why you should go: It never rains in Barbieland, and the sea is always sparkling blue. The men are hunks, the women are babes and everything is perfect. Do not get yourself banned from Barbieland because the real world will never live up to it.
Unmissable sight: The rollerbladers on the corniche.
Best for: Beach babes.
Visit the sand-swept deserts of Arrakis in Dune: Part Two
Departing from: November 2023
Why you should go: Do not be surprised if the glistening vistas and sandy horizons of Arrakis remind you of Budapest, Abu Dhabi, Italy and Jordan - they have all lent locations to the breathtakingly beautiful Dune and its desert planet.
Unmissable sight: The moons rising over the desert.
Best for: The brave.
Leave the troubles of the world behind with a trip to glorious Panem
Departing from: November 2023
Why you should go: Forget everything you know about the democratic constitutional republic of Panem: we’re taking you on a glorious coach trip back in time 64 years before the events of The Hunger Games (and 10 years after the first took place) and guiding you through the younger years of Coriolanus Snow. Be sure to join in with Hunger Games fever which will be sweeping the nation.
Unmissable sight: The desolate landscape of a ravaged world.
Best for: Anyone under 12 or over 18.