The Russians massively buying up tickets in five areas

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Russian tourists on the background introduced due to pandemic coronavirus restrictions massively bought tickets to several destinations within the country. This is evidenced by the results of a study of tourist service Biletix, arrived in edition “”.

According to the data obtained, the most popular among domestic travellers in August were five routes — Sochi (25 percent of all bookings in Russia), Crimea (24%), Anapa (11), Saint Petersburg (5) and Kaliningrad (4).

In addition, it became known that, despite the gradual opening of borders to foreign missions account for only eight percent of the bookings, flights to Russia amounted to 92 per cent. The leader of the recovery in demand among the regional centers were Tyumen (an increase 3.3 times), Volgograd (2,4), Rostov-on-don (2,2), Tomsk (2,2) and Chelyabinsk (1,2).

In General, the volume of the bookings back in the country with the departure in August rose by a quarter compared to the same period last year, the average bill increased by 17 percent — from 10.9 to 12.9 thousand rubles.

On 29 July in tourism called the main condition for the receipt of cashback for tours in Russia. To return part of the money only when buying tickets through the Internet and pay with a card “the World” — travel can be paid “only on the page of the tour operator or hotel on the Internet.” The initiative will be implemented in the framework of the program, which previously announced Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin is expected that the government will return to the Russians of the money spent on holidays within the country.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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