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 travelers aiming to travel to Saudi; whilst over 92% of travelers are aiming to travel to Saudi during the week of 20 March, making the start of Ramadan the most popular travel time.
  • Travelers 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 travelers 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 travelers 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
  5. 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

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