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Top 10 trending destinations on Eid Al Fitr 2024 for UAE travellers

by Staff Reporter
10 trending destinations on Eid Al Fitr 2024

As residents look ahead to planning their holidays for the Eid Al Fitr break, global travel marketplace, Skyscanner has revealed the top trends and behaviours among UAE travellers.

The findings revealed that April 2, 2024 was the most popular travel departure date during this period, and more than half of travellers (51%) are searching for trips that are one week or less.

At the same time, 43% of travellers are taking advantage of the extended break by booking longer holidays.

Skyscanner also revealed 10 destinations rising in popularity among UAE travellers. From mountainous Kazakhstan to sunny Greece, these are the trending destinations with the highest year-on-year increase in searches for April departures.

10 trending destinations on Eid Al Fitr 2024

  1. Kazakhstan: 195%
  2. Seychelles: 115%
  3. Cyprus: 99%
  4. Japan: 90%
  5. Vietnam: 81%
  6. Oman: 78%
  7. Switzerland: 56%
  8. Kenya: 53%
  9. Mauritius: 52%
  10. Greece: 49%

Skyscanner’s Travel Expert, Ayoub El Mamoun, said: “With Eid Al Fitr just a month away, the majority of UAE travellers we surveyed are keen to make the most of their holidays with breaks to two weeks long. We’ve also witnessed a significant year-on-year increase in search destinations such as Kazakhstan, Seychelles and Cyprus as residents look to more culture focused travel, as well as relaxed holiday destinations this Eid Al Fitr break.

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“For travellers still deciding on a destination to visit this upcoming break, a Skyscanner ‘Everywhere’ search is one of the easiest ways to be inspired. Ordered by cheapest price, a search to ‘Everywhere’ shows travellers all the destinations available for your desired travel departure.

10 trending destinations on Eid Al Fitr 2024

“For example, a quick Everywhere search on Skyscanner reveals return flights to Turkey from Dhs864, Italy from Dhs1,177 and Hungary from Dhs1,467, round trip. If you already know your preferred destination, but are flexible on dates, use Skyscanner’s ‘up whole month’ tool to see the cheapest days to fly at a glance and pick the right deal for you.”

tanvir@dubainewsweek.com

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