Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards


The Reader Travel Awards is an annual award where we ask you, the readers of Wanderlust – the real travel experts – to rate your recent travels.

This year you flocked to Wanderlust in your thousands to make sure your opinions – both negative and positive – were heard by us and your fellow readers.

We listened to your thoughts on everything from your favourite destinations and tour operators to your top airlines and airports. And now, the results for 2019 are in…

Top country 2019 

Gold: Namibia 

Silver: Japan 

Bronze: New Zealand

Top emerging destination 2019

Gold: Uzbekistan

Silver: Iran 

Bronze: Kyrgyzstan

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Top city in the world 2019

Gold: Luang Prabang 

Silver: Granada

Bronze: Seville

Top TV Series 

Gold: Mediterranean with Simon Reeve

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Top UK destinations 2019

Gold: Scottish Highlands 

Silver: Lake District

Bronze: Snowdonia

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Tour operator 2019

Joint Gold



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