Online festival booking platform Festicket has released the details of a report that shows more and more UK festivalgoers making the trip abroad for their experiences in 2018.
According to the data, collected from Festicket’s 2.5 million users, the number of fans going abroad for their festival experiences this season rose by 29%. Hungary saw the biggest rise in popularity, with a 773% growth in visitors. Among Hungary’s biggest attractions is Sziget Festival, which this year welcomed 565,000 visitors across its week-long programme. Following behind Hungary were Spain, Portugal and Belgium, which all saw a surge in popularity across the season, with visitor numbers rising 132%, 127% and 120% respectively.