Early in the year brings up to 60% discounts for airline and city breaks. Following the trend of the first days of the year, tourism consultants estimate that this January as well will keep the best month of the year for buying holiday packages.
January is the best month of the year to buy a plane ticket or a city break, according to a Vola.ro analysis. Regardless of the desired travel period, the average city break price is up to 60% lower if the holiday is purchased in January (regardless of the travel period) and up to 50% less for airline tickets. Prices start at 16 euros / person for a flight to a popular European destination and from 109 euro / person for a three day city break.
Most tourists make their travel plans from the first month of the year In January 2017 Vola.ro sold up to 50% more city breaks and airplanes than in the second best month of the year in March. Following the trend of the first days of the year, consultants estimate that this year, January will also keep the title of the best month of the year for holidays. Flights to Europe from 16 euros / return flight The most popular European destinations for the purchase of airplane tickets in January 2017 were London, Rome, Brussels, Madrid and Milan. The cheapest ticket bought in January 2017 was on the Milan-Timisoara route (just a round trip) that cost 3 euros. The most exotic destinations in January 2017 were Dubai, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Bali and Singapore. This year, the trend of the requested destinations is preserved, and prices start at 16 euros per person, round trip (airport taxes included), for a flight to Brussels (up to 50% cheaper than the rest of the year) at 17 euros for a flight to Rome (50% cheaper) and from 20 euros for a flight to London (30% cheaper).
A city break in Rome purchased until January 31, 2018 costs from 119 euros / person (up to 60 percent less than the rest of the year), in Brussels from 109 euros / person (up to 60 percent more less than the rest of the year), Milan from 119 euro / person (60% less than the rest of the year) and London from 129 euro / person (50% less than in the rest of the year). Other packages requested are Budapest and Athens, from 129 euros, Berlin from 159 euros, Larnaca from 149 euros, prices are up to 50% lower than in the rest of the year. On the first day of this year, 25% more booked than January 1, 2017.