Last Updated: 30th December, 2019


New Year Around The World Cards

Neues Jahr!
New Year is not confined to just one region or country but is celebrated across the globe with lots of fun and gaiety. So, no matter where your friends or family members are, send them these Around the World cards and make their day a memorable one.
Próspero Año Nuevo
Capodanno
Feliz Ano Novo
Bonne année...

Which country celebrates new year first and who’s last?

With 2020 arriving at different times across the world
The Pacific island of Tonga will ring in the Year at 10am GMT on December 31


Where will 2020 arrive last?

The last place or places to ring in 2020 will be the tiny outlying islands of the US.

Baker Island and Howland Island will the New Year at 12pm GMT on January 1 – but it's uninhabited. Second to last will be American Samoa at 11am – just 558 miles from Tonga.


What time does New Year arrive around the world?

Using London time, this is when the world will welcome 2020:
December 31, 2019, Tusday

  • 10am - Samoa and Christmas Island/Kiribati
  • 10:15am - New Zealand
  • 1pm - Most of Australia
  • 3pm - Japan, South Korea and North Korea
  • 4pm - China, Philippines, Singapore
  • 5pm - Thailand, Cambodia and large parts of Indonesia
  • 6pm - Bangladesh
  • 6.15pm - Nepal
  • 6.30pm - India and Sri Lanka
  • 7pm - Pakistan
  • 8pm - Azerbaijan
  • 8.30pm - Iran
  • 9pm - Turkey, Iraq, Kenya and most of Russia
  • 10pm - Greece, Romania, South Africa, Hungary and other central and eastern European cities
  • 11pm - Germany, France, Italy, Algeria, Belgium, Spain
  • Midnight - UK, Ireland, Ghana, Iceland, Portugal

Best Places In The World To Celebrate New Year 2020

Here are a few of the best places to spend New Year’s Eve.

  • Sydney, Australia
  • Edinburgh, Scotland
  • New York, United States
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Paris, France
  • London, England
  • Hawaii, Pacific US
  • Miami, Florida
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Bahamas
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Bangkok, Thailand Cape Town, South Africa
  • Valparaíso, Chile
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Dubai, UAE
  • St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Reykjavik, Iceland
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Moscow, Russia
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Athens, Greece
  • Venice, Italy –Denpasar, Bali
  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam