Christmas is over, which means summer holiday planning is the only thing that’s going to get us through the freezing months ahead.

With this in mind, insurance experts Chill, have discovered which destinations are the most popular amongst Irish tourists and the countries on the rise for 2023.

Probably unsurprisingly, the top destination is Spain, with an average of 2,400 monthly searches. Greece, Italy, Malta, and Portugal then come in joint 2nd place, each with an average of 1,900 monthly searches.

You can see the whole breakdown of which holiday destinations are most coveted by Irish tourists below:

1. Spain

2. Greece

3. Italy

4. Malta

5. Portugal

6. Iceland

7. Thailand

8. Turkey

9. Croatia

10. Cyprus

11. France

12. Morocco

13. Poland

14. Singapore

15. Germany

16. Mauritius

However, there are several countries that are on the rise and getting more popular as they years go by, starting with the Czech Republic, which has had an average search increase of 600%.

You can check out the holiday destinations on the rise below.

1. Czech Republic

2. Luxembourg

3. Hong Kong

4. Singapore

5. San Marino

6. Senegal

7. Belgium

8. Mauritius

9. Thailand

10. Trinidad and Tobago


Where are you thinking of jetting off to this summer?

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