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Where to go in January and beyond: cheap flights deals for 2019

Top North Asia destinations for January and beyond

City Month Check Fares
Taipei September Taipei From $274
Hong Kong March Hong Kong From $234
Seoul April Seoul From $645
Tokyo February Tokyo From $518
Osaka March Osaka From $507

Fancy a winter holiday? Taipei and Tokyo have good flight deals if you don’t know where to in January. But don’t expect these low prices to last! Prices are bound to climb up as the end of January approaches.

Hong Kong January highlights

January is the coldest and driest month in Hong Kong, which makes for great  shopping at Kowloon’s markets, dining on dim sum, and catching some horse racing action at Happy Valley. However, the real reason that Hong Kong is popular among travelers who don’t know where to go in January is to catch the city at its most festive as it celebrates prepares to Chinese New Year.

Top Southeast Asia destinations for January and beyond

City Month Check Fares
Kuala Lumpur March Kuala Lumpur From $96
Bali March Bali From $146
Phuket September Phuket From $157
Manila March Manila From $200
Bangkok June Bangkok From $146

If you’re not fond of the cold, you can never go wrong with these classic tropical destinations for your January flight. Flights to KL and Bali are looking pretty good if you book early – perfect for the upcoming long weekend because of a Singapore Public Holiday on Friday, 19 April 2019, Good Friday.

Bali January highlights

Bali locals consider January to be their winter month with heavy skies and regular rain, but with temperatures around 26°C and plenty of sunshine on offer, this is one of the best places to travel to in January.

Tourism numbers drop off in January so expect to see the island in a more relaxed, less frenetic mode and enjoy getting to explore the culture in this quiet month.

Phuket January highlights

Still don’t know where to go in January? Try Phuket with its cool and dry weather perfect for lounging on the island’s gorgeous beaches, kayaking around Phang Nga Bay and spending long nights sipping cocktails at the raucous bars and clubs in Patong.

Long-haul destinations for January and beyond

City Month Check Fares
London March London From $736
Sydney March Sydney From $387

If you’re planning your trip beyond January, flights to London and Sydney are looking good for March. But if you really want to get the best deals, subscribe to our Price Alerts to get real-time notifications when prices change.


Tips for finding cheap flights for January 2019 using Skyscanner

1. Get the Skyscanner app

Easy, fast, and simple. Find cheap travel deals for January 2019 on the app – available for Anrdoid and iOS.  You can also track your own flights, create price alerts for your preferred travel dates, and explore new destinations. 

Download the app

2. Create a Skyscanner account

We get it. Sometimes you just need to quickly look prices up. That’s why the our app is setup so you can use it right away. But, you can get so much more by signing up – create custom price alerts, weekly tips, and access cheap flights.

Skyscanner app easy log-in screenshot

3. Setup price alerts

Screenshot of how to create alerts on the skyscanner app

Don’t you just wish that you’d get notified the moment air fares drop? Wish granted! Never miss out when prices drop with price alerts. Just tap the bell icon and we’ll let you know exactly when prices change. You can turn off price alerts any time you want.

4. Try Everywhere search

When the urge for a vacation comes and you have no idea where to go,  type “Everywhere” on the app. We’ll get you the cheapest flights to the most popular destinations sorted according to price. Instant travel inspiration!

Screenshot of the Skyscanner app everyday search

5. Save on car rental by booking in advance

The app remembers your flight dates so when you search for cheap car rentals from Singapore, everything is already filled-out for you. Just let us know what kind of car you want and your preferred pickup times and we’ll find you the perfect ride.

6. Always find the cheapest hotels

Compare the hotel prices from major online travel agencies and the official rates from the actual hotels in one place. No more multiple tabs, no more confusion, just straight-up best rates!