So why not get away from it all and count down to 2018 somewhere more exotic?
It's not too late to toast 2017 from a beach in balmy Jamaica or aboard a Mediterranean cruise ship dropping in on cities including Rome with its Colosseum.
We've scoured the web for the best last minute bargains.
From Alpine parties and cosy English cottages, we have a lastminute deal to suit every taste.
In the UK
Newbury, Berkshire from £425pp
How about a two-night party break for singletons? Stay at the 4H Donnington Valley Hotel, above, with Friendship Travel. Price includes a champagne reception, five-course dinner with wine, New Year's Eve party and late brunch. For details see friendshiptravel.com or call 0289 446 2211.
Brighton from £92.25pp
Spend New Year's Eve with the family at The Old Ship Hotel. Includes a three-course dinner, half bottle of wine, DJ, and a full English breakfast. Children can join too. The one-night stay is based on two adults and two children sharing. See thecairncollection.co.uk/oldship.
In the sunshine
Jamaica from £1,399pp
Swap bubbly for rum with seven nights' all-inclusive at the 3.5H Mangos Jamaica. Based on two sharing a Garden View King Room, with transfers and Gatwick flights on December 31. See holidayplace.co.uk or call 020 7644 1770.
Malta from £587pp
Spend seven nights' half board at 4H Ramla Bay Resort. It is based on two sharing, with transfers and Gatwick flights on December 29. See mercuryholidays.co.uk, call 0333 005 0974.
Fuerteventura from £485pp Unwind with seven nights' self-catering at the 4H Pierre et Vacances Fuerteventura Origo Mare Holiday Village, including flights from Birmingham departing December 30. See loveholidays.com.
In the snow
Les Deux Alpes, France from £899pp
With mountains, live music and apres-ski, new year party spots don't get better. Stay at Chalet Hotel Berangere for one week from December 31, 2017. Includes flights, transfers, childcare, and chalet board (breakfast, afternoon tea, dinner). See markwarner.com or call 033 3305 7429.
Flaine, France from £779pp
Try a seven-night ski holiday on a half-board basis at the 3H Terminal Neige Totem in Flaine, above. Includes transfers and return flights from Gatwick to Geneva departing December 30. Price is based on four sharing. See inghams.co .uk/ski-holidays or call 01483 791 114.
In the city
Las Vegas from £845pp
Hit the strip on this fournight break, staying at the Circus Circus Hotel and Casinos. Includes return flights from Gatwick on December 28 and accommodation on a room-only basis. See traveltrolley.co.uk or call 0208 843 4400.
Dubai from £1,049pp
See the amazing New Year's Eve fireworks with four nights' room-only at the 3H Regent Beach Resort with a pool 100m from the beach. Based on two sharing and flights from Heathrow, departing December 29. See loveholidays.com.
NYC from £1,049pp
Watch the ball drop in Times Square, above, with three nights' room-only at the 4H The James New York NoMad, including BA flights from Heathrow on dates from December 29, 2017 to January 1, 2018. Book by December 20 at travelbag.co.uk.
On the waves
Fourteen-night Cuban cruise from £1,449pp
Leave winter for a Caribbean cruise. Fly to Montego Bay, Jamaica to board the Marella Discovery 2 and sail for 14 nights with stops including George Town, Cayman Islands and Havana, Cuba. Fly back from Montego Bay. Based on two sharing an Inside Stateroom, all-inclusive, with flights from Gatwick departing December 27. See cruise1st.co.uk or call 0808 301 4701.
Twelve-night Europe cruise from £1,149pp
Sail into 2018 aboard MSC Orchestra from Marseille, visiting Med ports including Madeira, above, Casablanca, Malaga and Civitavecchia near Rome. Departs December 29.
Based on two sharing an Inside Stateroom fullboard with flights from Heathrow and transfers. See cruise1st.co.uk or call 0808 301 4701.
Source : https://www.thesun.co.uk/travel/5113595/say-hello-to-2018-in-style-with-these-last-minute-breaks-for-all-tastes/1196