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British Airways have compiled a list of the most desirable holiday destinations for 2013 with the Far East well represented as travellers seek out good value, unspoilt beauty and charm of Asia.
Naturally all the destinations are ones British Airways already fly to or are new for 2013, but it's worth shopping around as BA's prices can be beaten, sometimes even when using BA as the airline using the MoneyMaxim cheap flight finder.
|Destination||BA Price||MoneyMaxim price and airline||Saving|
|£174||Colombo, Sri Lanka||£721from April||£547 | Sri Lankan Airlines|
|* * *||Rio de Janerio, Brazil||£797||£697 | BA. Or £506 via Paris| £100|
|* * *||Seoul, Korea||£691||£488 | BA. | £203|
|* * *||Dubrovnic, Croatia||£59one way||£30 | Norwegian| £29|
|* * *||Vietnam||£832via Hong Kong||£646 | Vietnam Airlines (direct flight) | £186|
|£514||Emirates, via Dubai | £318|
|* * *||Punta Cana, Dominican Republic||£676||£429 | Thomson Airways | £247|
|* * *||Derry, Northern Ireland||£81one way, Belfast||£36 | return to Derry, Ryanair | £45|
|* * *||Las Vegas, USA||£575||£477 | Condor | £98|
|* * *||Tbilisi, Georgia||£399||£298 | BA | £101|
|* * *||San Diego, USA||£677||£632 | BA | £45|
|£510||US Airways, via Philadelphia | £167|
|* * *||Cape Town, South Africa||£917||£652 | South African Airways| £265|
|* * *||Alicante, Spain||£80one way||£47 | return flights, Ryanair | £113|
|* * *||Dubai||£472||£321 | Royal Brunei | £151|
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