Top Trends in International Travel this Summer

With mercury levels taking an upward swing, schools have finally closed for the summer. And you know what that means – it’s time for families to plan their annual summer trip. As India’s middle class becomes more affluent, an increasing number of people are turning to overseas options to spend their vacation time. Today Indian holidaymakers are looking for newer travel destinations and expect new and memorable experiences while insisting their holidays offer value for money. Here’s a list of top outbound travel destinations that Indians prefer this travel season, brought to you by-Buy Forex Online India Pvt Ltd, the smart new way to get forex in India.


South Asia

When it comes to travelling abroad, for Indian tourists, south asian countries seem to be the hot favourite, ahead of Europe or the USA. Singapore emerged the most popular overseas destination in South Asia for Indians. In October 2012, Singapore bagged Asia’s top city attraction and the best meetings and conference destination at the World Travel Awards. Why is it such a hit? Its reputation as a fun shopping destination and a cleanliness hub. Among other favorites are Kuala Lumpur, Pattaya, Bangkok and Indonesia, which offer a good mix of modernity and tradition.


Dubaiis an all-time favorite with Indians. It offers a variety of shopping options, is family friendly, has custom desert safaris, city tours and boasts of the world’s tallest building. Be it a budget traveler or a luxury seeker, this is a place which has something for everyone. If you are planning a trip with your family to Dubai, get your currency exchange online, conveniently from


The Big Ben, Walks along the Thames, Buckingham palace, Westminster Abbey, Tate Museum, Madame Tussads, Trafalgar Square, London eye and a host of restaurant to cater to every palette. Is it a wonder then, that London remains such a hit with Indian tourists? And oh, there’s plenty of Bollywood presence too. Best months to visit – June through August.

New York

One American destination that features on the top slot is New York. Intense skylines, vivid backdrops, street food, Broadway & a thriving cultural hub, makes NewYork an indefatigable option for many Indian families looking for an exciting trip abroad. Also, drops in airfares and hotels this season have contributed to an increased interest in US travel.

So, choose your favorite destination, plan your trip early and get the best deals on airfare and accommodation. For your forex needs, visit great deals and the ultimate convenience in foreign exchange services online in India.