Skyscanner shares 2023 travel insights to Saudi Arabia during the month of Ramadan

  • Global travel marketplace Skyscanner highlights key travel trends to Saudi Arabia for the month coinciding with Ramadan 
  • Saturday 18 March 2023 is the most popular departure date, with 38% of travellers aiming to travel to Saudi; whilst over 92% travellers are aiming to travel to Saudi during the week of 20 March, making the start of Ramadan the most popular travel time.  
  • Travellers from across the GCC, the United Kingdom, Egypt and Germany are amongst the most popular making their way to the Kingdom during this time where Jeddah is the airport of choice, accounting for 75% of bookings.
  • Over 70% of travellers are looking for trips between 1-2 weeks long.

“As restrictions ease and capacity increases, we are seeing travel demand return to pre-pandemic levels, if not higher,” said Ayoub El Mamoun, Skyscanner Travel Expert. “Travel remains a key priority, with many travellers across the GCC, such as the UAE and Saudi, planning the same or more trips in 2023 than they did the year previously.”

Top GCC destinations booking Saudi Arabia during Ramadan

    1. UAE 
    2. Saudi Arabia
    3. Kuwait
    4. Qatar
  • Oman

Top international destinations booking Saudi Arabia during Ramadan 

  1. UK
  2. Egypt
  3. Germany
  4. Netherlands
  5. Pakistan
  6. Italy
  7. France
  8. USA
  9. Indonesia
  10. Morocco 

Return economy bookings to Saudi Arabia, for Departures between 17 March 2023 to 29 April 2023, and with a booking window from 1 December 2022 to 23 February 2023.

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