Best travel places to go this christmas season

Holidays are to enjoy and discover new destinations with family, friends, partners and why not alone.

Economy always thinks of you, that’s why we leave you a list of destinations and their main attractions that you definitely have to visit this Christmas.

Orlando

This destination is one of the favorite destinations of many, since it has a magical atmosphere that completely surrounds you. Orlando offers parks, parades, shows, and more.

You cannot miss the famous Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, where you will be able to enjoy all the famous Disney characters.

We advise you to stay near the parks so that you can fully enjoy all the shows. In addition, we recommend you rent a vehicle so that you can transport yourself comfortably.

If you want to know other attractions besides Disney click here 

Canada

Quebec in Canada is one of the most sought-after destinations to travel this Christmas season, its most representative symbols are its Festivals of Light, Santa Claus, and snow. 

They have the Santa Claus parade, which is one of the most anticipated traditions by all.

Nutcracker Christmas

The fantastic Casa Loma castle is one of the must-see places in Toronto, becoming the setting for Nutcracker Christmas. This fair will fascinate you with illusion shows, ice skating performances, and even the opportunity to take a selfie with Santa Claus.

Brazil

Brazil, besides having landscapes and beaches that attract thousands of tourists, has a friendly culture and an atmosphere full of joy.

You can enjoy the Natal Luz Festival that is celebrated in Gramado, in the State of Rio Grande do Sul. This Christmas party, which turns 31, has already become one of the most important Christmas festivals in the country as it celebrates Christmas for 60 days without rest.

Curitiba, a city in the south of the country, has a contest held annually in which residents whose houses have the most spectacular decorations, both externally and internally, are rewarded.

Costa Rica

If you are looking for a paradisiacal destination with beaches and mountains, Costa Rica is the perfect tourist destination to relax and enjoy its natural beauties.

You can find spectacular beaches throughout the country, we recommend visiting Manuel Antonio, Tamarindo, Flamingo, and Santa Teresa.

If you want to enjoy the immense flora and fauna, you can take the opportunity to visit Manuel Antonio National Park or Poás Volcano National Park.

Costa Rica also has volcanoes, mountains, and cloud forests that you can explore.

México

San Miguel de Allende in Mexico is a magical destination to visit during the Christmas season, due to its colonial architecture that captivates and enchants visitors.

Here you can enjoy the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel, the handicraft market, and places where you can buy souvenirs.

The viewpoint of San Miguel is ideal to get views of the entire region.

In the square, posadas are held, where there are tastings and Christmas movie performances, and when Christmas draws to a close, Christmas hits are performed in the central square.

Choose your favorite destination and contact us, remember that Economy has offices in these destinations to make you have the most enjoyable and delightful travels. 

Do not miss the opportunity!

5 parques temáticos alternativos en Orlando

Cuando pensás en los parques temáticos en Orlando, de seguro se te vienen a la mente Disneyworld y Universal Studios. ¿Pero qué te parece incluir otros parques temáticos en tu próxima visita a Orlando para tener diferentes experiencias?

Estas son nuestras elecciones para vos:

1.  Kennedy Space Center

El Centro Espacial Kennedy es para ponerte en órbita. El Centro te ofrece, a través de un recorrido, la visualización pública más cercana de los lanzamientos desde el Centro Espacial Kennedy y la Fuerza Aérea de Cabo Cañaveral. Tendrás la oportunidad de conocer la vida de los astronautas y las misiones espaciales llevadas a cabo a través de la historia.

Ubicación:  Merritt Island, Florida

2. Aquatica Park

Ubicado en SeaWorld al sur del centro de Orlando, este parque es para vos si te gusta la diversión en el agua y conocer sobre la vida en los océanos. El tema del parque es el sur del Pacífico y la fauna marinas australianas y neozelandesas. Aquatica está abierto todo el año combinado con SeaWorld.

Ubicación: Water Play Way Orlando

3. Legoland

Este parque es un paraíso para los niños y un gran lugar para que los adultos vuelvan a su infancia. Este es el segundo más grande de los muchos parques temáticos de todo el mundo basado en el popular juguete de plástico.

Ubicación: 1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven, Orlando

4. Gatorland

¿Vos o tus hijos son amantes la naturaleza, los animales y los reptiles? Gatorland es un parque temático y una reserva salvaje de 45 héctareas con mucha diversión para toda la familia. Este parque ofrece exhibiciones de enormes lagartos y cocodrilos, espectáculos con reptiles, un parque acuático en miniatura, un paseo por la naturaleza, etc.

Ubicación: Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando.

5. Fun Spot America

FuFun Spot America tiene cuatro pistas de varios niveles para karts, una rueda de la fortuna, juegos mecánicos para niños, juegos de video y tiendas de dulces.

Ubicación: Fun Spot Way, Orlando

Necesitás un vehículo para visitar estos parques? ¡Reservá con nosotros!

Cocoa Beach: a very different option, very close to Orlando

We know that there are plenty of activities and places to visit in Orlando, probably your itinerary is already done around theme parks and similar places. However, we want you to have the opportunity to visit a very special place, just 50 minutes from the Economy Rent a Car office in Orlando: Cocoa Beach.

A destination without skyscrapers or streets full of vehicles, but with some attractions and beauties and many activities for almost all tastes.

Perfect destination for «Surf-Lovers»

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Cocoa Beach is worldwide known as the place to practice surf.

Throughout Lori Wilson Park you will find one of the best views of the beach with golden sand. This beach has small and consistent waves, perfect for learning to surf. If this is one of your favorite activities, you have to visit the store «Ron Jon Surf Shop internationally famous in the world of surfing.

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Another place that you cannot miss is the Cocoa Beach pier. It is a world famous place and extends almost 250 meters into the Atlantic Ocean. What can you do on the pier? In addition to fishing, you can find gift shops, live concerts, game rooms and a large selection of restaurants. It is the perfect place to relax, enjoy your favorite cocktail and watch the launch of a rocket in Cape Canaveral.

To space and beyond!

If you like astronomy and space in Cocoa Beach is a mandatory destination on your trip to Orlando. Here you can find the famous Kennedy Space Center.

If you like astronomy and space in Cocoa Beach is a mandatory destination on your trip to Orlando. Here you can find the famous Kennedy Space Center. Just 25 miles north of Cocoa Beach, the resort includes the Kennedy Space Center Tour, the Atlantis Space Shuttle, live the experience of a shuttle launch among many other space-related exhibits.

Cocoa Beach: A historic village

Although many towns call themselves «historical», the Historic Village of Cocoa, located in the center of the city, truly is. Established in the first half of the 19th century, it retains its historic atmosphere, which makes it a true tourist attraction. Make some purchases or you can dine in one of its gourmet restaurants, under the beautiful colorful decoration of ancient times.

When renting your vehicle with Economy Rent a Car you can get to know this beautiful city located very close to Orlando.