The Expedia online travel portal presents the results of the first international travel booking analysis in Munich today, 08.06.2010 Germans are early on bargain-hunting. The average book 42 days in advance, spend less money than all other Europeans for the holiday, and belong to the Nations with the shortest stays. It occupies the first World booking analysis by Expedia. Since 2008 the international booking behaviour has been more under the magnifying glass taken to * in addition to the single travel behavior around the world, holiday peculiarities of the countries reveal themselves. The Italians are clear last minute winner, the Scandinavians living on vacation in big foot and especially at Thanksgiving, Americans are on their way. The place and time question: where, when and for how long with the vacation planning data are lashed first to destination, time, and duration.
On average, this means: the Germans drive preferred over Easter vacation. You can spend your holidays often in local regions and the average duration of a trip with flight and hotel booking around five days. It pulls further away most Europeans during the holidays. The Germans, however, often spend their holidays within its own borders: five of the 20 most popular destinations are in the Federal Republic. Worldwide, the United States and Canada are unattainable in the love of their homeland. Here are 17 or ten of the 20 top targets in the homeland. The trend of destinations, which demonstrate the strongest increase in booking, Rome international is at the top.
Istanbul is also coveted by the Germans. The summer holiday is still a worldwide classic, but it gets competitive. Easter is becoming increasingly popular among the Germans as travel time. The Easter holidays are ideal for a seaside holiday. Temperatures reach still no levels in the South and the prices are usually more moderate than in the summer high season,”explains Christian Nowak, Germany Chief of Expedia.de, the trend.