Fall in Italy: Lovely Weather, Lower Prices

Sep 04, 2017 803

BY: SHIVANI VORA

Italy is always in style as a vacation destination for travelers from the United States, and this year is no exception. The country is a best-seller within the travel networks Virtuoso and Signature Travel Network, the latter of which has a double-digit growth in sales in 2017 for Italy trips.

Flight searches are also up, but, fortunately, airfare prices are down: between May 1 and July 10, Cheapflights.com saw flight searches to Milan and Rome from the United States for travel for this September and October increase 43 percent, compared with the same period last year while ticket prices dropped by 18 percent to Milan and by 17 percent to Rome. Misty Ewing, the global head of public relations for Virtuoso, encourages value-seekers to consider a fall Italian getaway. “Prices drop significantly, but the weather is still beautiful,” she said.

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SOURCE: https://www.nytimes.com

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