The most popular event of all time, Summer Olympics 2020 is all set to be hosted in Japan on 24th July. As the event is a mere few months ahead, this time it is also expected to draw hundreds of thousands of spectators from all across the world. Being a huge sports affair, it means that everything from booking flights to hotel tickets will be a strenuous task for the avid Olympic followers.
It is as always everyone’s dream to be part of the Olympic arena in person, but booking a trip to Olympic is not that easy. A well advance planning of booking flights and hotels for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic will surely save your precious time and money.
When to book Flight Tickets For 2020 Tokyo Olympics
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are almost here, and you are circled with lots of questions as to when to book Flight Tickets?. According to the popular online travel data statistics, flights departing for the Olympic hosting city Tokyo from the major cities across the world surge by an average of 35% compared to the average regular cost. So it is always recommended to book flight tickets well in advance eight weeks of the Olympic opening ceremony.
Countries closer to or nearby the Olympic hosting city Tokyo like South East Asia are expected to offer cheapest flight tickets ranging from $326. Tokyo Narita (NRT) and Tokyo – Haneda (HND) are the two international airports, where Tokyo – Haneda is located nearer to the city center, so folks should book their flight tickets accordingly to avoid further expenses. It is expected that people traveling from western countries have to bear an extra 20 to 25% cost on flights. Normally the round trip for the Tokyo Olympic 2020 event will fetch around $2200.
Following Details shows the best times to book Flight Tickets
|Departing Region||When to Book||Estimated Price||Average Price Savings|
|Asia||8th – 15th May||$326||18%|
|Africa and the Middle East||22nd – 29th May||$690||23%|
|Caribbean||27th – 3rd June||$2,232||9%|
|Canada||15th – 22nd May||$747||28%|
|Europe||8th – 15th May||$561||25%|
|Mexico & Central America||24th April – 1st May||$648||45%|
|Oceania||15th – 22nd May||$637||16%|
|Russia||8th – 15th May||$801||19%|
|South America||22nd – 29th May||$1,126||21%|
|United States||29th May – 5th June||$892||18%|
With soaring demand for the flight tickets to the opening ceremony, flight tickets for the first few days tend to be more expensive and therefore it is recommended to avoid the opening ceremony extravaganza as flight tickets drastically drop by 25% after the first week. The schedule of the Tokyo Olympics will give a fair idea, as when to book Flight Tickets accordingly.
Best Time To Book Hotels, Motels, Hokkaido Inn
Folks have several other options available to accommodate in the nearby city of Tokyo. As the popular Online housing platform, Airbnb will be the official sponsor for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, it is all set to attract avid Olympic followers by reducing their rental prices for their entire Olympic stay. But still, we can’t ignore the fact that housing rentals will show some spike by the surging demand of athletes, media, and spectators at the city center, and therefore to avoid inconvenience at the last moment, we would recommend looking for the best offers well in advance.
Nearby places from the city center like Hokkaido, Sapporo where marathon and qualifying soccer matches are scheduled could find less expensive accommodation. From this location, people may opt for other travel alternatives like bullet trains to reach the Olympic destination.
According to the Online booking portal Kayak, the lowest rates are booked three months in advance before the onset of the Tokyo games.