Discounts for early booking of tours in Croatia and Montenegro amounted to 35%
Tour operators started early booking of tours to Croatia and Montenegro for the summer of 2020. Paks, Tui Russia, Russian Express and Anex Tour opened early sales of tours to Croatia. According to tour operators, the early booking action on the destination will last until the end of March 2020. At this stage discounts for accommodation reach 30-35%, but the size of the discounts will decrease by the end of the promotion.
According to the experts of Russian Express, popular hotel chains, taking into account early booking, offer discounts for accommodation, as a rule, from 10 to 25% of the room price. The hotels themselves offer the dates of early booking. The most interesting reservations are offered until December 16.
In addition to discounts for accommodation, hotels are ready to give nights free of charge, upgraded meals system (for example, half board for the price of breakfast), free accommodation for children and SPA treatments as a gift.
In Montenegro package tours have already been offered in booking systems of Paks, Tui and Ics Travel Group tour operators. Package prices from the tour operators Anex Tour, Russian Express and Space Travel will be offered a little later.
As for the flight programs, tour operators offer both scheduled flights and charters. Tour operator Tui Russia has arranged charter chains in Pula from Moscow. On the Montenegrin destination Tui offers its own flight programs from Moscow to Podgorica and Tivat, from St. Petersburg to Tivat, as well as a chain from Krasnodar to Podgorica.
According to market participants, the cost for accommodation in hotels of Croatia and Montenegro has not changed or increased slightly. “There is no growth in price, prices generally remain at the level of summer 2019,” Pax company reported.
According to the experts of Russian Express, a 3-5% increase in prices was noted in most hotels on the Istrian peninsula (Croatia). As for Montenegro, here the prices for accommodation in villas remained at the level of last year.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.