New Zealand dominates list of top Valentine's Day destinations

Queenstown was high on the list.
Queenstown was high on the list. Photo credit: Getty Images

On the international day that celebrates love, it seems the world is falling for New Zealand.

Five of the 10 most popular destinations being booked on accommodation website AirBnB are in New Zealand.

Christchurch beat out Los Angeles to top the list of ten, while other Kiwi locations on the list included Queenstown, Auckland, Twizel and the West Coast.

Airbnb's NZ manager, Sam McDonagh, says he's not surprised by the continuing popularity of New Zealand.

"Whether it's the spectacular scenery, encounters with nature or the adrenaline sports on offer, there's no shortage of things for couples to get up to that get their hearts racing," McDonagh said.

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The Top 10:

  1. Christchurch
  2. Los Angeles
  3. Queenstown
  4. Paris
  5. Auckland
  6. London
  7. Miami
  8. Twizel
  9. West Coast 
  10. Bangkok 

It may be too late to book your Valentine's Day getaway this year, but it's the perfect time to get in early for 2020.