Refresh your bucket list this New Year and resolve to visit some of the once-in-a-lifetime events taking place across the globe in 2014. You’ll enjoy an unforgettable experience, and get the opportunity to visit some of the most vibrant, interesting and exciting destinations out there.
Monaco Grand Prix
The Monaco Grand Prix is planned for Sunday May 25th, and is set to be as lavish and exciting as ever. The street track passes the homes and yachts of the rich and famous, making this one of the most glamorous sporting events in the world. For the ultimate experience, book your place on the Platinum VIP Terrace – tickets for Saturday and Sunday are priced at AU$3,806.
Stay in a luxury hotel, and make sure you take along plenty of euros for exchanging into chips at the world-famous casinos. However, don’t worry about taking along the perfect amount of cash for your incredible trip: Travelex International Payments AU can wire cash to Monte Carlo quickly and conveniently.
One of the world’s most famous music festivals takes place in Glastonbury, in the beautiful south-west of England. The tickets for this year’s event, which takes place between Wednesday June 25th and Sunday June 29th, have sold out, but cancelled tickets will be made available in spring. You won’t want to miss out: The Rolling Stones, Chase and Status, Professor Green, Dizzee Rascal and Arctic Monkeys are just a few of the confirmed performers.
FIFA World Cup, Brazil
The much-anticipated football tournament is finally here, with the FIFA World Cup kicking off from Thursday June 12th with home nation Brazil playing Croatia. Australia make their debut against Chile on Friday June 13th, before taking on The Netherlands five days later and Spain on Monday June 23rd – their form dictates whether any further matches will be played.
The Random Selection Draw of the Second Sales Phase, which determines who will get tickets, ends on January 30th 22:00 AEDT: if you wish to attend, make sure to apply for tickets soon. Remember to pack your football shirt, and to exchange your dollars to Brazilian real before you jet off.
New Year’s Eve at Times Square
Did December 31st not go off with much of a bang? Make sure you celebrate the next New Year in style by spending NYE 2014 in New York City. The Times Square celebrations – including the famed ball drop - are renowned around the world, and you can be part of the action. Plus, if you book accommodation and transport early, you can make huge savings.