1 / 10

Namibia

Best time to visit: August – to avoid the rainy season and have the best wildlife spotting opportunities during the dry season.

The best countries to visit in 2018

We only get a couple of weeks of annual leave a year, so it’s important we use our holiday wisely. No one wants to book a trip that’s a tad substandard – instead we all want a getaway that we’ll remember for life.

Which is why it’s worth listening to what the experts have to say.

Lastminute.com’s released its list of the 10 countries worth visiting 2018, based on the fastest growing destinations this year and its in-house expert predictions. Along with detailing the countries to book a trip to, the best time of year to visit has been outlined.

There are some exotic getaways in the mix (Namibia tops the list with a massive 56% increase in bookings) and some more close to home (Isle of Man’s in there).

Scroll to see which you’ve already visited – and which are worth considering.

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.

Read more from Yahoo Style UK:

The best European cities to visit during the winter

Best Christmas markets around the world to visit in 2017

The top destinations to visit in 2018 according to Lonely Planet