helps travelersmake the most of Europe’s shoulder season

5th Sep 2012 helps travelersmake the most of Europe’s shoulder season

As summer draws to a close, hopeful travelers can take advantage of the European shoulder season with online travel agency, A leader in international travel, can attest to this well kept secret and works to present customers with the best flight fares and hotel rates available.

“For savvy travelers, September and October is the perfect time to visit Europe,” explains Ted Jansen, Executive Vice President Americas at Travix International, and head of “With fewer people traveling than during the high season, there is more availability in almost every destination. That translates to more deals and discounted rates. We’ve observed travelers saving as much as 20-30% on airfare when booking their fall travels with”

In addition to air and hotel discounts, visiting major attractions and museums is often more affordable and convenient due to shorter wait times and commonly discounted admission fees.

As the warm weather holds, locals return from their summer travels and kick off seasonal celebrations such as Oktoberfest in Germany or the Eurochocolate festival in Italy. There is no shortage of activities or sights to see.’s extensive offering of airlines, international flights and low fares helps travelers book not only the major European cities such as Paris, Rome, Barcelona and Munich, but also provides access to many remote and less traveled destinations as well. Some trips worth considering this fall include:
London, England – Now that the Olympics have wrapped up, it is a great time to tour this world-class city without the crowds and inflated prices.


Reykjavik, Iceland – Marvel at the Northern Lights or enjoy an adventurous trip of unique outdoor excursions before the cold weather sets in. Those looking to relish in local culture can even participate in the annual sheep-rounding ritual in September.

Budapest, Hungary – Experience the country’s rich history and vibrant cityscapes without the buzz of tourists and traffic. Though the temperature begins to come down in September, the weather is still warm enough to comfortably explore the hills around Budapest and Northern Uplands.



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