A tip from our all-new Winter Getaways Guide.
The easing of Covid regulations in many Asian countries is a welcome sign. While Singapore okayed the return of unvaccinated travelers without quarantine in August, South Korea and Japan just reopened this fall. Following that news, United Airlines has scheduled more than 1.75 million seats, Travel Weekly notes, to Asia, Australia and New Zealand for the first half of 2023. With so much airlift, you may find a bargain flight, so It’s the season to go.
You can fly to join a Holland America cruise to Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia. HAL’s Westerdam is preparing for a series of itineraries through April, 2023, that will let guests explore lands where ancient temples and cultures steeped in tradition mix with soaring skyscrapers and bustling capitals. Sail roundtrip from Yokohama, Japan, or Singapore, or between Yokohama and Singapore, on five different 11-14 day itineraries.