the Russians massively rushed to buy tickets for the New year, including those countries with which air service is unavailable due to the imposition against the background of the pandemic coronavirus restrictions. It is reported TASS with reference to the study of service journeys “”.

it is Noted that most of the tickets were bought a year — in January and February 2020. Then followed a lull caused by the epidemic — people tried not to plan anything in advance. This lull was broken in July-August. “Now Russian travelers slowly again start to buy tickets to Europe and abroad, even in those countries, opening of borders with which it has not been announced,” said the researchers.

While the purchase of tickets did not come out on “decoloniality” level: in the winter it was booked about 40 percent of the tickets in July — more than 17 percent, and in August — 10 percent. The most popular international destinations included Rome, Athens, Yerevan, Lisbon, Bangkok, Dubai, Innsbruck and Prague.

however, three quarters of Russians are still planning a vacation within the country. Leaders in demand for steel, Moscow, Kaliningrad, Mineralnye Vody, Sochi, Simferopol, Krasnoyarsk and Vladivostok.

Earlier it was reported that the Russians began to massively buy tickets to Montenegro, the direct flight which is still not officially restored because of the coronavirus. The average cost of tickets purchased on specified dates, one way amounted to 13 thousand rubles per person.