Helps Travelers Make the Most of Europe's Shoulder Season

Aug 30, 2012, 11:30 ET from Vayama

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.

About Vayama is an online travel agency uniquely focused on international travel. Since 2007, the company has been committed to providing travelers with the most comprehensive set of airlines, fares and flights, allowing people to experience popular, well-traveled destinations as well as some of the most remote corners of the world. By working with a vast network of trusted global partners, Vayama taps published and negotiated fares to put the very best international content all in one place. Travelers who visit can browse thousands of hotels and book rooms at the lowest prices available, as well as rent cars all over the world. For more information about Vayama or to see these deals firsthand, visit

About Travix
Vayama is part of one of the biggest online travel companies Travix International, based in the Netherlands. The company manages an extensive portfolio of travel-focused websites operating under the brand names CheapTickets, BudgetAir, EasyToBook, Vayama, Vliegwinkel and Flugladen. Travix operates its six brands in 17 countries, employs almost 600 staff and has combined sales of US $1.2 Billion. Travix is part of BCD Holdings N.V.  

About BCD Holdings
BCD Holdings N.V. is a market leader in the travel industry. The Dutch, privately owned company was founded in 1975 by John Fentener van Vlissingen and consists of BCD Travel (global corporate travel management), Travix, Park 'N Fly (off-airport parking), TRX (travel transaction processing and data integration), Airtrade (consolidating and fulfillment), VakantieXperts (leisure) and Parkmobile International (mobile parking and traffic applications). BCD Holdings employs approximately 13,700 people and operates in more than 95 countries with total sales, including franchising, of US$24.4 billion. For more information, visit