Skyscanner Reveals Top KSA Traveller Insights ahead of Eid Al Adha

  • Global travel marketplace, Skyscanner reveals Istanbul, Alexandria and Casablanca are the top trending destinations this Eid Al Adha 2024 for the residents of Saudi Arabia
  • The most popular departure date during the Eid Al Adha break for KSA residents is 14 June 2024, according to Skyscanner’s data
  • Nearly half of KSA travellers (48%) are searching for trips of up to one week or less, while 42% are looking for trips that are over 1-2 weeks long.

Saudi Arabia, 14 June 2024 — As residents look ahead to planning their holidays for the upcoming Eid Al Adha break, global travel marketplace, Skyscanner reveals the top trends and insights among KSA travellers. Findings reveal that 14 June is the most popular travel departure date during this period, and 48% of KSA travellers are searching for trips that are one week or less. At the same time, 42% of travellers are looking for trips that are over 1-2 weeks long, and 8% are looking to book holidays for up to a month*.

Skyscanner unveils 10 destinations experiencing a surge in popularity among travellers from Saudi Arabia. From the spectacular architectural wonders in Istanbul to the crystal-clear waters in Antalya, these are the trending destinations witnessing the highest spike in searches** for June departures*.

10 Trending Destinations 

  1. Istanbul (+2.5K%)  
  2. Alexandria (+1.9K%)  
  3. Casablanca (1.3K%)  
  4. Tirana (+1.14K)  
  5. Giza (+1K%)  
  6. Beirut (+1K%)  
  7. Madinah (+954%)  
  8. Trabzon (749%)  
  9. Antalya (+746%)  
  10. Sarajevo (+8%)  

Skyscanner also revealed the most searched leisure travel destinations by KSA travellers ahead of Eid Al Adha.  Offering a glimpse into the travel preferences and trends shaping the region, the data sheds light on where KSA residents are looking to escape during this holiday season.

10 Most Searched Cities by KSA travellers

  1. Cairo 
  2. Istanbul  
  3. Dubai  
  4. Alexandria  
  5. Trabzon 
  6. Amman 
  7. London 
  8. Beirut  
  9. Baku  
  10. Bangkok  

Skyscanner’s Travel Expert, Ayoub El Mamoun, comments:

“As the Eid Al Adha break approaches, we’re witnessing a dynamic shift in travel preferences among KSA residents. The surge in popularity of these ten trending destinations highlights that residents in Saudi Arabia are more inclined to cultural locations . It’s inspiring to see such a diverse range of cities capturing the imagination of travellers, with each offering its unique blend of culture, history, and experiences. At Skyscanner, we remain committed to empowering travellers with comprehensive insights and seamless booking experiences, ensuring they make the most of their holiday journeys while finding the best value.”

For travellers still deciding on a destination to visit this upcoming break, a Skyscanner ‘Everywhere’ search is one of the easiest ways to be inspired. Ordered by cheapest price, a search to ‘Everywhere’ shows travellers all the destinations available for your desired travel departure.

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