Team Blitz India
NEW DELHI: Ahead of the ICC World Cup final in Ahmedabad, cricket enthusiasts encounter formidable challenges due to excessively high hotel prices and escalating flight fares.
With India’s entry into the final, hotel prices have skyrocketing from a modest Rs 24,000 per night to an astonishing Rs 2,15,000 per night.
Even basic lodgings are commanding prices as high as Rs 10,000 a night, while premium establishments—four and five-star hotels—are reaching an unprecedented Rs 1 lakh per night.
Prominent travel platforms like Booking.com, MakeMyTrip, and Agoda have reported an overwhelming surge in searches for accommodations in Ahmedabad ahead of the upcoming final.
Meanwhile, Google flight data highlights a staggering 200% to 300% surge in round-trip ticket prices during the final match week.
For instance, flights from Delhi to Ahmedabad (one way) on November 18 are currently priced upwards of Rs,35,000. The final phase of match tickets, which were made available on November 13, has already sold out.