Russian tourists are planning to fly to Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, and Saudi Arabia in the autumn, TASS reports with reference to the study of the largest insurance company in Russia, Rosgosstrakh. It is noted that the analysis of preferences was made based on purchased insurance policies for September-October of this year.
According to the analysis made by experts, Greece (15.5 per cent of the total number of policies), Turkey (10.4 per cent), and Cyprus (5.6 per cent) became the most popular holiday destinations among Russians for this period. Croatia (4.4 per cent) and Italy (3.2 per cent) were also among the countries that Russian travellers chose to visit. At the same time, 3.4 per cent of the policies were purchased for trips to Germany.
“Although the pandemic still does not allow our clients to actively travel around the world, trips to foreign countries that require policies for travelling abroad are still quite popular during the ‘velvet season’ [autumn],” the Head of the Digital Business Unit of the Insurance Company, Dmitry Litovchenko, said.
Among the rarest destinations to travel to were Morocco, Saudi Arabia, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, and China.