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Demand for holiday packages rise, 65% of UAE travellers planning leisure trips this Eid-Al-Fitr, claims Musafir.com

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Countries offering hassle-free visas are in demand

With spring holidays falling during Ramadan lot of travellers from the UAE are gearing up for the upcoming Eid-Al-Fitr break in April. Keeping this in hindsight queries for travel bookings and packages have surged considerably by 30%.  Providing details of the travel trends for the big break, Musafir.com, the UAE’s leading online travel agency reveals business and consumer travel inclinations.

Despite the 10-15% increase in airfares, UAE travellers are seeking to travel internationally at significantly higher levels than they did last year. Nearly 65% are choosing leisure travel and 35% opting to celebrate with family either in their home countries or locally.  Amongst the ones planning to celebrate in the country, a great majority are planning for staycations in Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Umm Al Quiwan, Abu Dhabi etc.

Budget and visa-friendly destinations are in demand as people plan for the holidays that’s why CIS countries such as Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia, are quite popular while Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan are gaining momentum alongside Singapore, Kenya, Thailand and Malaysia. Since receiving visas to the Schengen countries, the UK, USA and Canada is still challenging, people are more skewed towards countries where obtaining visas is hassle-free. Holiday packages within the range of AED 3000-4000 are fancied and are in great demand.

Business Travel on the other hand will witness a drop of 10-15% during the first 15 days of Ramadan and will pick up again in the second half.

Raheesh Babu, COO, Musafir.com said, “Musafir.com works with partners worldwide to provide travellers with the best value deals to some of the most exotic travel destinations. Additionally, our travel experts work closely with customers seeking bespoke packages while catering to their individual requirements. Customers can also benefit from our flexible rescheduling policy, allowing them the convenience to modify their travel package free of charge up to 6 business days from the travel date with a 24/7 customer care team to get assistance.”

UAE residents can explore new exotic destinations, cultures, and create unforgettable experiences by booking their holidays with Musafir.com which is offering getaway EID packages inclusive of flights, top-rated hotels, airport transfers, breakfast, global visa assistance, and much more.

  • Georgia – 4 nights- price starting from AED 3199
  • Kyrgyzstan – 4 nights – price starting from AED 3799
  • Singapore & Malaysia – 5 nights –price starting from AED 5299
  • Bangkok & Pattaya – 4 nights – price starting from AED 3699
  • Paris & Switzerland – 7 nights –price starting from AED 8799
  • Kenya – 5 nights – price starting from AED 4799
  • Armenia – 4 nights – price starting from AED 3299
  • Turkey – 4 nights –price starting from AED 3999
  • Bali – 4 nights –price starting from AED 4499
  • Phuket and Krabi – 4 nights – price starting from AED 3999
  • Nepal – 4 nights – price starting from AED 3299

For more information or to book your holiday, get in touch with Musafir’s holiday experts at 600544405 or email Musafir at holidays@musafir.com or visit www.musafir.com

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