Leading outbound travel destinations from Poland 2018

In 2018, the leading destinations for outbound tourism were Poland's neighboring countries. The dominant destination was Germany, followed by Italy and the United Kingdom.

Polish people's trips abroad

In 2018, the number of outbound trips amounted to over 12.7 thousand. Most Poles traveled abroad during the summer months, between June and September. The structure of expenses incurred for foreign travel varied depending on the type of travel and its duration. During those trips, the largest allowance was usually spent on transport, both during short term trips (28 percent) and long-term trips (33 percent). The share of spending on accommodation reached 27 percent and 28 percent, respectively. Expenditure on meals constituted about 21 percent of the total value of expenses incurred during short term foreign travel and 22 percent for long term outbound travel. The budget share allocated for the purchase of goods constituted 16 percent and 12 percent, respectively. Regarding one-day foreign trips, Polish residents incurred the most significant expenditure on the purchase of products (64 percent), transport and catering in restaurants, cafés, and bars.

Exotic tourist destinations in Poland

The favorite exotic destination of Polish tourists was Thailand. Other popular countries were the United Emirates and the Maldives, respectively. When choosing a trip to exotic countries, Poles preferred to stay in four-star hotels, where they usually spent from 7 to 14 days. Every second person traveling to exotic places as a hotel board option choose all-inclusive.

Number of outbound tourism trips from Poland in 2018, by destination country*

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Release date

July 2019



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Supplementary notes

* Trips by Polish residents aged 15 and over.

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