Although it is less than a week until the holidays of April 30 and May 1, many services such as self-driving car rental, airfare, and seafood prices have skyrocketed…
Self-driving car rental prices increase by 30-50%
Due to the increased travel demand of people during the holidays of April 30 and May 1, many self-driving car rental shops have announced that there is a shortage of cars, even some places are in “sold out”.
A survey on the rental car market in Hanoi shows that many car rental shops have reported out of stock, especially cars with 7 seats or less.
Many shop owners said that in Hanoi, because the current epidemic situation has stabilized, right from the beginning of April, the number of people coming to the store to pay a deposit to rent a self-driving car to go out on the occasion of the holiday on April 30 and April 30. 1/5 increase several times higher than normal days.
Due to high rental demand, self-driving car rental prices have also increased, currently increasing by 30-50% compared to weekdays. Depending on the type of vehicle, there will be different prices. Accordingly, for normal 4-seater cars, if on weekdays the rental price is only about 400-500,000 VND/day, now it has increased to 600-700.000 VND/day.
For more “genuine” cars, the rental price is also slightly higher, ranging from 900,000 VND -1.2 million VND/day, up from 200-400,000 VND/car compared to weekdays.
For 7-seater cars, this holiday April 30 and May 1 also increased sharply, from 700-800,000 VND/day to 1 million – 1.2 million VND/day; and a bit more “genuine” 7-seater car, the rental price is up to 1.2-1.6 million VND/day, each vehicle increases from 300-400,000 VND.
Airfares are as high as those of the Lunar New Year
According to a survey by PV, many tourist routes from Hanoi on the occasion of the 30/4-1/5 holiday are nearing the ceiling of ticket prices. equivalent to the ticket price of the Lunar New Year in the years without the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic.
Specifically, for the flight route from Hanoi to Nha Trang on the occasion of April 30, the return ticket price of Bamboo Airways is 5.6 million VND; Vietnam Airlines is 6.4 million VND; Vietjet Air’s lowest is currently at 4.9 million VND.
With the route from Hanoi to Hue departing on April 30 and returning on May 3 according to the holiday schedule, the round-trip ticket price of Bamboo Airways is VND 7.3 million (including taxes and fees).
And from Hanoi to Phu Quoc, Vietnam Airlines currently has the highest price of 7.1 million dong round-trip tickets; Vietjet Air costs 6.2 million dong round-trip and the cheapest round-trip ticket is from Bamboo Airways at 6 million dong.
In Ho Chi Minh City, the flight route from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc during the holiday is currently priced at 2.9 million dong round-trip of Vietnam Airlines; Meanwhile, Vietjet Air’s fare is 3.3 million dong round-trip and Bamboo Airways currently has the highest price of 3.9 million dong round-trip.
From Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang, the return ticket of Vietnam Airlines is 3.8 million VND, while that of Vietjet Air is 3.2 million VND.
Although airfares are high and expensive, many people who choose to travel on the occasion of April 30 and May 1 do not have many options.
Seafood prices increase sharply before the holiday
Tourism reopened, restaurants and hotels reopened, so the increased demand for seafood has led to a sharp increase in the price of seafood.
In Nghe An, the price of seafood in the market such as crabs, squid, shrimp, mantis shrimp, clams… increased by 15-20%. Specifically, class 1 sea crabs are priced at 600,000 – 650,000 VND/kg, an increase of 30,000 – 40,000 VND/kg; grade 1 fresh squid costs 300,000 – 350,000 VND/kg, an increase of 15,000 – 20,000 VND/kg; Sea shrimp is priced at 350,000 – 400,000 VND/kg, an increase of 50,000 VND/kg…
In the West, the price of sea crabs and some specialty fish is scarce, causing prices to rise.
Accordingly, the price of fresh river goby in Soc Trang was sold at 200,000 VND/kg, an increase of 80,000 VND/kg compared to 10 days ago. Not only goby fish but also potato fish caught from the sea also increased to 180,000 VND/kg, while previously the price of sweet potato in the sea was only about 80,000 VND/kg.
In addition to goby, sweet potato, sea crabs in Bac Lieu, Soc Trang and Ca Mau are also priced at 650,000 VND/kg, first class meat crabs are priced at 450,000 VND/kg, second grade are 400,000 VND/kg, and 4 square crabs are available. kg price 380,000 VND.
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