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Lucky destinations and other travel predictions for the Year of the Rat

Almost anyone can fly anywhere, but to make it more interesting, fly somewhere that would bring luck. Emirates teamed up with Way Fengshui Group, Singapore’s first private limited feng shui firm to curate these fun travel predictions based on the 12 Chinese zodiacs for the Year of the Rat. 

Rat (1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020)

Lucky destinations: Japan, Korea, New York, Ukraine

Lucky travel partner: Ox

Lucky colors: gray, brown

When traveling, don’t forget to take extra precaution to ensure a risk-free and smooth journey. It is also recommended to make good use of your free time to improve yourself—for instance, you can consider reading a book about finance and wealth management to increase your knowledge in this area. When overseas, don’t forget to keep a lookout for a great business opportunity as well.

Ox (1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009)

Lucky destinations: Australia, Hong Kong, Turkey, USA, India

Lucky travel partners: Snake and Rooster

Lucky colors: red, orange, white, gold

This is a year of opportunity for those born in the Ox year. When traveling, make sure to interact with people around you if they are interested in a conversation as you might benefit from these interactions. Ensure that your travel itinerary isn’t jam-packed so you have some breathing room, otherwise you might tire yourself out during your trip.

Tiger (1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010)

Lucky destinations: Taiwan, Philippines, Brunei, Canada

Lucky travel partners: Ox and Rabbit

Lucky colors: gray, brown, green

While 2020 may look like a tough year for those born in the year of the Tiger, the lucky stars may present opportunities to head overseas for further studies or career development. When going on your next adventure, take a nap during your flight as you’ll need all the energy you can muster to truly enjoy the trip. 

Rabbit (1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011)

Lucky destinations: Indonesia, Spain, Chile, USA

Lucky travel partner: Goat

Lucky colors: gray, brown

Those born in the year of the Rabbit can expect more romance and benefactors in their life. When traveling, make sure to update your social media and take as many photos as possible to improve your travel luck. Be friendly and open to making friends as your potential life partner might even be waiting for you on foreign soils.

Dragon (1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012)

Lucky destinations: China, Indonesia, France, Peru

Lucky travel partner: Rooster

Lucky colors: white, gold

Don’t give up hope in the face of difficulties as you might make great strides in your career and wealth in the long term. When you travel, read up on your holiday destination to make every day count. Keep your loved ones updated on your location and status every now and then, so they aren’t unnecessarily worried about your whereabouts. 

Snake (1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013)

Lucky destinations: USA, China, Russia, Australia

Lucky travel partners: Ox and Rooster

Lucky colors: gray, brown, white, gold

For those born in the year of the Snake, 2020 is a year of smooth tidings in all aspects of life. When you travel, make sure you kick back and relax so you can give your mind some time to rest and enjoy the ambience. When wandering around new cities, go easy on the food and drinks.

Horse (1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014)

Lucky destinations: China, Greece, Portugal, USA

Lucky travel partners: Snake and Goat

Lucky colors: red, orange, gray, brown

When enroute to destination, spend time watching movies—something light-hearted and comedic to help improve your mood. When overseas, it would also be prudent to pay extra attention to your valuables, as losing your wallet/purse could be extremely troublesome. 

Goat (1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015)

Lucky destinations: Brunei, China, Italy, Malaysia

Lucky travel partners: Rabbit and Goat

Lucky colors: green, gray, brown

Lucky stars gather and shine bright for you this year, taking your career, wealth, and relationships to unsurpassed heights. When traveling, make use of the in-flight facilities and order a refreshing drink or listen to some music to calm your overworked mind. When overseas, be kind as your friendly demeanor will help attract benefactors. 

Monkey (1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016)

Lucky destinations: Indonesia, China, Japan, Russia

Lucky travel partner: Snake

Lucky colors: red, orange

Bring along a fiction novel and immerse yourself in a world of your own creation during your travels. As a stranger in a new country, it is also important to remain alert and aware so you aren’t duped by any overseas sellers. It would be good to understand the general price of items beforehand to help you identify and avoid being overcharged.

Rooster (1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017)

Lucky destinations: Poland, China, USA, Australia, Philippines

Lucky travel partners: Ox and Snake

Lucky colors: gray, brown, red, orange

2020 will be an outstanding and worry-free year for you! When traveling via air, make use of the in-flight entertainment system and play some video games to keep yourself in a jovial mood. If you’re buying souvenirs from your travels, do your best to account for all the benefactors in your life, they will be delighted to receive a gift from you.

Dog (1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018)

Lucky destinations: Indonesia, India, Hungary, Brazil

Lucky travel partner: Rabbit

Lucky color: green

2020 is a fruitful year for those born in the year of the Dog. When traveling, watch some movies or TV shows to keep your mind off things. Stop worrying too much about the things that are yet to come. When exploring a city, always remember traffic rules and pay special attention to oncoming traffic when crossing the road. 

Pig (1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019)

Lucky destinations: Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Thailand, Switzerland

Lucky travel partners: Rabbit and Goat

Lucky colors: green, gray, brown

This year presents both challenges and opportunities for those born in the year of the Pig. During travel, make sure you keep yourself warm and take a nap during your flight. Keep yourself hydrated and come prepared with some general medicines and vitamins to keep up good health and immunity during your vacation. 

Topics: Way Fengshui Group , Singapore , Feng shui , Travel

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