More and more tourists in Iceland call the ANWB emergency centre
The ANWB emergency centre and its bases in Europe last week every day about 11,000 phone calls, with peaks of up to 13,000 worth of phone calls received.
This is comparable to figures of previous years. The alarm panel shows at the same time in those numbers are an increase of requests for help from people with campers and vacationers in large groups.
The most help offers the ANWB emergency centre in Europe, Turkey and Morocco. From Turkey is less demand for personenhulpverlening, a decline of 14 percent. However, it is the help to cars in Turkey are virtually unchanged. Striking increase is the request for help from people who own a car, camper van or motor to Iceland travel.
Southern Europe remains the most popular among Dutch tourists. The expected growth of holidays to Spain, Greece and Croatia, see the ANWB back in the hulpverleningscijfers. As increases, the number of requests for cars in Croatia, with 25 percent, while the personenhulp with 11 percent increases.
In Spain and Greece see the ANWB in the personenhulp an increase of 12 per cent respectively 44 percent, while the help to cars, there also remains the same. Striking riser in the relief effort in Southern Europe, the cry for help from Portugal.
The ANWB expects at the end of the holiday season, however, that the spikes in the requests for help are shifted, for example, from the summer to the spring because the people, as the relatively expensive and busy summer months avoid.