In recent years, Romanians are traveling more and more by plane, whether for business, trips or holidays, and the year 2019 has increased by 30% to book tickets, say specialists of the online travel agency eSky, which states that The favorite destinations of Romanians in 2019 were, as in previous years, on the European continent: Great Britain, Italy, followed by Germany, Spain, France and Belgium, according to News.ro.
"The favorite destinations of Romanians in 2019 were, as in previous years, on the European continent: Great Britain with 23% of the total number of air tickets purchased, in second place was Italy (19.5%), followed by Germany (13.5%), Spain (8%), France (6%) and Belgium with 5% ", the online travel agency eSky said in a statement.
In 2019, the agency reported that the number of domestic bookings made by Romanian tourists increased by 55% compared to 2018. Also in the same period, the number of intercontinental bookings increased by 68% compared to 2018.
The number of tourists who insured their trip also increased in 2019 by 29% compared to 2018, such insurance costs around 1.25 euros / day for Europe.
Most intercontinental reservations have been made to destinations such as: United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Jordan, China, Egypt, Thailand and Japan.
Among the favorite cities in 2019 was London
"Among the favorite cities in 2019 was London, the city that is traditionally the most visited for both business and holidays, this year accounting for 18% of all travelers. The average price of a plane ticket to London was 103 euros. As a preference, the city was followed by Milan, Brussels, Rome, Paris and Vienna.
2019 has followed the trend of the years gone by by decreasing the prices for air tickets. The average price of a plane ticket in 2019 was 129 euros, down 13 euros from 2018 (116 euros), say company representatives.
"The most important decreases in average ticket prices are the following: tickets to Vienna, 75 euros cheaper than in 2018, Nice 39 euros cheaper than 2018, Liverpool 31 euros, Dublin 20 euros and Barcelona 18 euros cheaper, "they add.
The most expensive ticket purchased in 2019 from the online travel agency eSky went to the destination Honolulu (Hawaii) and cost 1,718 euros.
Also, the interest of Romanians for technology continues to grow. Mobile traffic increased by 13.2%, and transactions with the mobile device increased by 40% compared to 2018.
Among the most discussed topics related to air travel in 2019 were: luggage issues, check-in and details of the travel of unaccompanied children.