In three days of the programme of reimbursing half of the funds for vouchers to children’s summer camps, Russian parents bought 21 thousand tours worth 700 million rubles, TASS reports with reference to the Head of Rostourism Zarina Doguzova.
Doguzova explained that the interest in the programme is great around the country and the first voucher was bought at the start of sales. According to her, at the moment, vouchers have been purchased for 700 million rubles and within the next few days people will get back 50 per cent of the cost of a trip (a maximum of 20 thousand rubles), thus, the average cost of purchased vouchers for the first three days was 33 thousand rubles.
It is reminded that the programme for refunding part of the cost of vouchers to children’s recreation camps started on May 25. So, you can buy a trip until August 31 and return from the camp until September 15. The programme involves both government and commercial camps. Doguzova clarified that the list of camps participating in the programme is constantly growing. According to the latest data, about 1.3 thousand organizations have joined the action, including offers from tour operators and aggregators.