Though we haven't quite hit July, New Years plans are in full swing for many and if you haven't started thinking about what you want to do to welcome in 2017, you may already be behind.
New Zealand is undeniably the most beautiful country spend New Year's (we might be biased) but there are a slew of other wonderful locations well suited to the celebration.
From parties in the street to private hotel events, there is something out there for everyone. Read on for some inspiration on how you can bring in the New Year!
Not only is it the biggest New Year's Eve show in Latin America, but it also takes place in one of the most incredible places in the world - the Valparaiso harbour. A huge 20-minute fireworks show lights up the Chilean sky and is accompanied by a dance party which doesn't end until the sun comes up. From the 28th until the 31st, the city welcomes more than a million people who have made the trip for the most epic beach party imaginable.
The Napa and Sonoma Valleys
For a more laid back holiday experience, try the northern California wine country. While it is the slow season, it makes for a far more relaxed environment. On New Year's Eve, many of the larger hotels and wineries offer their own parties in cellars and wine caves. The Napa Valley Wine Train itself hosts a Blackjack Ball in its Pullman cars as it makes its way through the valleys. For an even more low key experience, try a luxury inn for a private toast by the fire.
As one of the first major cities in the world to welcome in the New Year, it hosts one of the biggest parties. More than a million people attend the show with over a billion watching the televised event around the world. Sydney's celebration lasts all day and is catered to the whole family, with air and water shows featuring amazing aerial acrobatics and a fire tug water display. They event have two firework shows, one a 9pm and the big one again at midnight.