2018 July 4th Bookings

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Spain Tops GetYourGuide Bookings for July 4th Week

ARLINGTON, Va. – July 3, 2018 – The majority of Fourth of July journeys booked by ARC-accredited travel agencies using GetYourGuide point to popular overseas destinations. While Spain snagged the top spot on the list, Italy is also a favored destination for holiday bookings, with five of the top ten tours and activities.*

Some of the more popular tours and activities booked through GetYourGuide include fast-track entrance to the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain; Rome crypts and catacombs tickets and tour; Golden Gate Bridge bike tour and Alcatraz ticket combo in San Francisco; skip-the-line for the Uffizi Gallery tour in Florence, Italy; sailing tour with champagne in Lisbon, Portugal; and a private Jewish district and Schindler's List tour in Krakow, Poland.

The top 10 worldwide Fourth of July bookings for 2018 are:

  1. Spain
  2. Italy
  3. France
  4. United States
  5. Portugal
  6. Poland
  7. United Kingdom
  8. Netherlands
  9. Russia
  10. Canada

GetYourGuide is an online booking platform for travel activities and recommended by ARC. Agencies that are referred by ARC to GetYourGuide are paid a special incentive commissions on completed bookings using the platform.

Hillary Smith

Notes for Editors:

*Booking Sales

  • Results are based on sales booking purchased by ARC agents using GetYourGuide through June 29, 2018.
  • Fourth of July travel includes June 29 through July 8, 2018.


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