It will continue until the end of next September, and is 25% less than previous offers
Airlines and travel agencies offer holiday packages starting from 1,145 dirhams
Air travel is currently subject to many conditions and procedures that should always be checked.
National airlines and travel agencies have revealed a new batch of promotions for spending tourist holidays in international destinations, including airline tickets and hotel accommodation, starting from about 1,145 dirhams, and they are valid for the remainder of this summer, until the end of next September.
Tourism and travel agencies told «Emirates Today» that the promotional offers on holiday packages target the category that was unable to travel during the peak season of last Eid al-Adha, and comes within the framework of encouraging travel for short vacations, noting that the prices of the current offers are reduced by about 25%, Compared to the last few weeks.
In detail, national airlines and travel agencies have revealed tourist offers for holidays in international destinations, including airline tickets and hotel accommodation, and they are valid for the remainder of this summer until the end of next September.
The prices of holiday packages start from about 1145 dirhams to the Armenian capital Yerevan, per person, for a stay of three nights, and from 1200 dirhams to the Ukrainian capital Kiev for a stay of two nights, and from 1400 dirhams to the Azerbaijani city of Baku for a stay of three nights, while the prices of offers to the Egyptian city of Sharm El-Sheikh start from 1600 dirhams for a stay of five nights, and from 1890 dirhams to the Georgian city of Tbilisi for a stay of three nights as well.
The prices of tourist packages to Zanzibar start from 4300 dirhams for three nights, and to Sarajevo from 1800 dirhams for a stay of three nights, while the price of the package to the Maldives reaches 3800 dirhams.
The prices that are subject to availability vary according to the hotel category and the services requested by the customers, at a time when some packages require making a reservation before a specific period, and traveling within a time frame according to the list of terms and conditions issued by the companies.
Airlines and travel agencies have also offered special packages for families and individuals, coinciding with weekends specifically, and for a period of two nights, with flexible options to postpone booking.
The companies have attached links to travel requirements to these destinations, as part of the facilities they provide for customers to make their reservations, after ensuring that the standards and conditions are met, at a time when airline ticket prices are subject to the terms and conditions set by the companies regarding cancellation or re-booking.
The General Manager of Belhasa Tourism Company, Narouz Sarkis, said that airlines and travel agencies have recently resorted to offering a new batch of promotional offers on holiday packages, targeting the category that could not travel during the peak season last Eid al-Adha, noting that the offers come Also in the context of encouraging travel for short vacations, or planning vacations in a relatively distant destination. Sarkis added that the average prices of the new packages are up to 25% lower, compared to the offers in the past few weeks, pointing out that the high prices of airline tickets and holiday offers during the "Al-Adha" holiday prompted more customers to postpone their travel plans, as well as a preference for a class of customers. Wait, to avoid congestion on flights and at airports.
He stated that the offers are focused on destinations that are linked to direct flights to the country's airports, and those that are between three and four hours' flight only, as well as destinations that provide facilities in visa procedures, and have flexible travel procedures regarding requirements related to the "Covid-19" pandemic, noting that Demand for current offers is good, especially during weekends.
Sarkis indicated that air travel is currently subject to many conditions and procedures that should always be checked, pointing out that customers are also required to check the terms and conditions of travel packages, to benefit from them in an optimal way.
He said that there is a strong desire among various segments of dealers to travel, to spend tourist holidays.
For his part, the Director General of Al-Faisal Travel and Tourism Agency, Yassin Diab, said that airlines and travel agencies operating in the local market have resorted, during the past few days, to offering extensive offers at reduced prices, in the context of encouraging travel in the first place, pointing to The levels of demand for travel declined after the end of the Eid al-Adha holiday and the start of school holidays, when the demand reached its peak.
Diab pointed out that the average prices of the current offers are much lower than their levels, compared to the peak of travel during the current summer, and therefore it is an opportunity for those wishing to take vacations, noting that the offers target various segments of customers, including individuals and families, and the bulk of them are concentrated in relatively nearby destinations, and that Until the end of next September.
The Director General of Al-Faisal Travel and Tourism Agency, Yassin Diab, said that travel requirements to some destinations still confuse visitors wishing to travel, including requirements related to vaccination, examinations, and quarantine procedures in some other destinations, noting that dealers wishing to travel Under the current circumstances, they are required to check the travel conditions at the departure and arrival destinations, to avoid any problems.
Diab advised customers to check the terms of offers for holiday packages, including the possibility of modification, or if they had to cancel them, noting that some airlines do not necessarily apply flexible policies in this regard.
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