Romanians prefer to spend their winter holidays in the country - average budget of 1000 lei / person
Romanians spend Christmas with their family, and New Year's Eve together with friends and family, is the conclusion of a study conducted in November by the hotel reservation platform HotelGuru.ro. 65% of respondents plan to go on vacation this winter and most (76%) prefer cities or mountain resorts in Romania.
Among the top destinations in Romania chosen by the Romanians for the winter holidays are the Prahova Valley, the Bran - Moeciu area, but also resorts such as Băile Felix, Tusnad, Gura Humorului and Sovata.
Those who choose to spend their winter holidays abroad, however, opt for a nearby destination, with the possibility of skiing, such as Austria, Bulgaria and France, but also Germany, Hungary and the United Kingdom. There are also exotic destinations, such as the United Arab Emirates - Dubai and the Caribbean islands.
In terms of activities, during the winter holidays relaxation at the spa or wellness occupies the main place (51%) in the preferences of the Romanians, 47% of them prefer to be next to the loved one, in a romantic setting, while 45% want to do nature trips, and 37% to visit cities. Most would prefer to travel with their spouse or friend (59%), while 37% with family and 23% with friends.
About 36% of respondents replied that the reasonable price for a maximum stay of one week, with transport, accommodation and food included should be between 600-1.000 lei per person. For destinations abroad 34% of Romanians replied that the reasonable price should be between 300-500 Euro per person.
The study was conducted on a sample of 2.380 respondents from Romania, who participated online on the HotelGuru.ro website when completing the questionnaire during the 13.11.2014 - 28.11.2014 period.