Covid-19: everything you need to know if you have a GoOpti transfer or you plan to book one
[Updated: 10.3.2020] The uncertainties regarding the occurrence and spread of coronavirus (Covid-19 virus) in Italy, Croatia and Slovenia require constant monitoring of the situation. GoOpti is regularly in contact with the authorities, and we act in accordance with their guidances. Here you can find the latest information about the GoOpti services.
Travel made simple with GoOpti & Emirates
Great news for all travelers planning to book a flight from Zagreb with Emirates. GoOpti and Emirates have joined forces to make it easier for passengers to get to Zagreb Airport. What exactly is it about?
New airline routes
NEW FLIGHTS 2020: With the start of the summer schedule, many airlines will open new airline routes. Get ready to discover all the new airline routes in 2020 from all the airports within GoOpti's network in Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Austria.
2020 in travel: where to travel and when?
Where to travel in 2020? Here is a guide of the best destinations and what they have to offer by each month and year’s season. What to do in Winter, where to go in Spring, where to soak up some sun in Summer, and what places to visit in Fall?
Where to next? Travel bucket list ideas for 2020
The beginning of a new year is a great time to start thinking about what’s ahead and start making some plans. Maybe you want to visit a new place, you may have some uncompleted resolutions from last year, or you have no travel plan whatsoever. Whether you decide to go backpack into exotic places, climb some of the highest mountains or just visit a friend in a new town, every trip is an opportunity to find yourself somewhere new, far away from your comfort zone.
Aurora Borealis: where to see the Northern Lights in 2020?
Travellers from all over the world travel to countries in the 'auroral zone' in the hope to witness this unique spectacle. The Northern Lights are featured on almost every traveller’s bucket list. We’ve all heard of them, we've seen the photos, but what exactly is the Aurora Borealis and what’s the best way to see them? Keep on reading, we've prepared a guide to the fascinating sky phenomenon.
The most beautiful Christmas markets in Europe
It's almost Christmas time and most European cities are packed with wonderful Christmas markets, waiting for you to visit them! With many events, innovative decorations, a rich palette of sweet scents, and an even greater selection of warm flavors, these are the most beautiful Christmas markets in Europe.
Travelling to the airport with less environmental impact
Starting in November this year, four GoOpti electric vehicles will connect the cities of Zagreb and Ljubljana with the airports of Ljubljana, Trieste, Zagreb and Graz. The services will offer airport transfers on shorter connections to the nearest airports in the region, which are of particular importance to business travelers.
Fly from nearby airports to save time and lower your travel costs!
GoOpti dynamic airport shuttle for business passengers
The most reliable and comfortable transportation service - better than your personal car
GoOpti dynamic airport shuttle for business passengers
We take you directly to the airport at your chosen time!
GoOpti dynamic airport shuttle for business passengers
Book GoOpti when buying your flight ticket to get competitive prices!
GoOpti dynamic airport shuttle for business passengers
Travel to Vienna with GoOpti to save time and costs
GoOpti dynamic airport shuttle for business passengers
Open jaw flights and everything you need to know about them
‘Open jaw’ is one among the hundreds of terms and jargons spinning around the internet travel community lately. Although it sounds complicated, an open-jaw can come in very handy when travelling. So if you are planning a vacation and want to visit two, three or even four cities while traveling, or if you are planning a business trip and you have to get to that conference, but don’t want to waste too much time because, well, time is money … an open jaw flight might be just what you are looking for.
Comfortable and reliable rides to any airport in the region
GoOpti – dynamic airport shuttle for business passengers
10 tricks to buy cheaper flight tickets
For many of us, travelling means unforgettable adventures. Buying a flight ticket in itself is a special experience, as we are immediately enthralled by the upcoming adventure. Even so, planning a trip can often cost us a lot of time, money and nerves. As flight fares are constantly changing, it’s impossible to guarantee when to find the lowest prices. However, there are some useful tricks to help you find cheaper flight tickets and save some money.
Fly From Nearby Airports With Ease
People frequently flying from Ljubljana Airport have encountered a lot of difficulties these days due to many cancelled flights. Finding and arranging alternative travel options is essential in this situation. Fortunately, flying from Ljubljana Airport is not the only option nor it is always the most economical.
5 reasons why Tirana should be next on your travel bucket list
Albania's main economic, political and cultural center – Tirana might be one of the least known European capitals. Tirana is the heart of Albania, and it holds many treasures that deserve to be listed among the places you must visit soon. Vibrant and colorful, Tirana is a place where rich traditional and contemporary cultures merge, a place that will charm you in a completely different way. Colorful facades, lively squares, numerous art and shopping streets, and a dynamic nightlife make this city a perfect destination.
Zadar top events 2019
Not only is Zadar an excellent starting point to get to various Croatian islands. It is also an exciting and vibrant place to experience the colorful summer atmosphere. Check out our selection of Zadar’s top events 2019.
Best summer reads 2019
Nothing completes a lazy summer day quite like a great book. Whether your summer reading list is more inclined to crime, classics, or self-help books, our selection may give you some inspiring summer reading ideas.
NEW! Transfers to 400+ airports at GoOpti.com!
Now you can travel even more carefree! GoOpti.com now also specializes in rides to over 400 airports worldwide!
Must-read guide to airports
Which low cost airlines fly from the selected airport, does the airport has smoking areas, where can you charge your phone or laptop and where to find silent spots to catch some sleep ... All the most important and useful information about the airports of Malpensa, Bergamo, Bologna, Verona, Venice Marco Polo, Treviso, Trieste, Vienna, Graz, Zagreb, Pula and Ljubljana are now available HERE!
7 advantages of booking low-cost flights via GoOpti
If you are searching for the cheapest flights, GoOpti is a huge time saver! The partnering global flights search engine is designed to always look at all of the cheapest possibilities, even if it means putting you on two separate flights, while providing you the guarantee that covers cases of flight delays, cancellations, and schedule changes. Have a look at some of the best features of booking flights via GoOpti!
6 tips for planning your summer holidays
Summer holiday can definitely be a challenging business, whether you travel with your whole family, your partner or alone. If you plan ahead, however, you can save a great deal of money and have plenty of choices to organize an amazing summer holiday. Spend less and enjoy more choices with these 6 tips for planning your summer holidays.
New airline routes in 2019
From Vienna directly to Tokyo, from Bologna to Philadelphia, from Pula to Manchester. With the start of the summer timetable (March 25), many airlines will open new airline routes. Get ready and discover new airline routes in 2019 from airports within the GoOpti network in Slovenia, Croatia, Italy, Austria and Germany.
Top 6 budget airlines hidden costs
Budget airlines keep costs down by charging you for extra services. However, there are some charges that may come as a surprise to you. Beware of the fine print, avoid unpleasant surprises and empower yourself by discovering the Top 6 budget airlines hidden costs.
Guide to budget airlines baggage fees
[Updated: 5. 2. 2020] Quick useful guide to low-cost airlines baggage fees. Everything you need to know about the rules and rates on hold and hand luggage.
Top 5 travel technologies that will change the way we travel
Travel technology has brought immense changes to tourism and air travel is no exception. With its fast development, technological improvements are oriented to make our experience of travelling by plane even more pleasant, fast, easy and of course personalized. Here are the top 5 travel technologies that will forever change the way we travel.
10 best money-saving tips for travelling
If you want to travel, you need to have a lot of money. True or false? False! Sure, travelling requires a certain budget, but if you travel in a smart way by making smart choices, having different priorities and using simple strategies to save money, you can still enjoy the experience of discovering new places without spending a fortune. Check out our 10 tips on how to hit the road without hitting financial rock bottom.
Where to travel this fall? TOP destinations 2019
If you thought the travel season was about to end, you are wrong. There's still time to squeeze in an exciting journey before winter comes! Autumn is the best season for traveling – there is no more summer heat, no hustle, no sweat and sunburn. On the contrary, autumn comes with a breath of fresh air, less traffic, big changes and better travel deals! Take a look at the offers we've put together for you this time.
Flight delays are increasing. What to do?
The European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation - Eurocontrol recently released a forecast stating that in the next 20 years delayed flights of up to two hours will increase by seven times. The number of flights will increase by 53 percent, while the most important European airports can increase their capacity by up to 16 percent. This means that by 2040, about half a million passengers will be late for up to two hours every day due to a flight delay. Delays (and also strikes!) can cause many inconveniences, therefore read the following 3 tips how to protect yourself against the negative consequences of flight delays.
6 tips how to find ridiculously cheap flights [ERROR FARES]
Extremely low fares of airline tickets are often the result of errors that airlines fail to detect in a timely manner. The good news is that such errors happen quite often and that you can also take advantage of them! Discover 6 tips on how to find ridiculously cheap flights.
GoOpti placed among the ‘big ones’- FlixBus, Uber, Gett and BlaBlaCar
GoOpti will be participating at the NOAH conference together with Uber, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus, Gett and other big names from the digital industry. The NOAH conference is an eminent event dedicated to bringing together Europe’s top leaders and future-shaping executives and investors active across segments driven by digital revolution.
Reach the Croatian coast with GoOpti by travelling to Pula and Rijeka
GoOpti has opened new routes connecting airports in Venice, Trieste, Treviso, Zagreb and Ljubljana with the Croatian cities of Pula and Rijeka. This way, your choice of airports from which you can easily reach Croatia will significantly increase. Here is why Pula and Rijeka are the best cities to start your holidays in Croatia.
Top solo travel destinations
Although holidays can be a great way to spend extended periods of time with friends or family, it can also be the perfect time to fly solo, and often, exploring is best done alone, to ensure you get to see and do everything a place has to offer – not to mention it’s cheaper and the logistics are far easier to manage. Here are some of the best places in the world to check out by yourself.
5 reasons why GoOpti is better than the bus
Travelling by bus has come back into fashion recently in terms of a cheaper and 'greener' type of travel. Several bus companies also connect city centers with international airports and attract passengers who like to travel carefree, leaving their car at home and spending as little as possible for their transfer to the airport. However, if those passengers knew the following 5 reasons why GoOpti is better than the bus, they would most likely change their mind …
New airline routes in 2018
Do you know that the world will soon become even more accessible? In fact, with the start of the summer timetable (March 25), many airlines will open new routes. To make the planning of your holidays easier, we carried out a small research and collected the most relevant information about new flight connections in 2018 available from airports within the GoOpti network.
"You must have a lot of courage to see and accept things as they are." Slovenian doctors in Liberia
Do you remember the brave doctors who were the first to organize a Slovenian surgical humanitarian expedition to Gambia? We are proud that we were once again able to take care of their transportation to / from the airport on their second expedition. This time they were assigned to Liberia, which urgently needs help, as only 150 doctors take care of 4 million inhabitants. When we found out what they managed to accomplish, we were amazed… Outstanding!! This is all we can say.
How to save money on flight tickets in 2018?
Anyone who has at least some experience in buying airline tickets knows that timing is everything. Because ticket prices are constantly changing, it is good to know when to make a purchase in order to get the best price. Here are some of the most useful airfare money-saving tips for 2018.
The match of the century has begun: Ryanair vs. Booking.com
In the ring we see two giants, who once dealt with different segments but are now fishing in the same pond. With booking.com expanding its service portfolio by adding the option to book flights, Ryanair is now hitting back with a new incentive that gives customers who book accommodation with Ryanair Rooms 10% back in credit to spend on flights.
Stories of GoOpti passengers: Erik, war reporter [VIDEO]
The GoOpti passenger Erik Valenčič is a journalist, war reporter and one of the best connoisseurs of the Middle East. As a reporter, he has already risked his life in Iraq, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Afghanistan … Discover what did he learn from living in extreme situations.
Ryanair hand luggage policy changes: the 2nd (bigger) bag must be put in hold
This week Ryanair started with their new hand luggage policy, allowing passengers with two pieces of hand luggage to take only the small one on board. The 2nd (bigger) bag must be put in hold (free of charge).
GoOpti passenger Nejc Žnidarčič = Batman and James Bond in a kayak
Nejc Žnidarčič is a GoOpti passenger fueled by adrenaline. A professional wildwater kayaker with 19 medals from world championships is the most successful Slovenian kayaker ever. He is so good also because, as he says, he has a bit of Batman in himself. And a bit of James Bond. Discover the journey of a top sportsman.
What to do if Ryanair cancels your flight?
If you happen to be among those who had their Ryanair flight cancelled, it is good to know your rights and what you can do to solve the situation as easily and peacefully as possible, especially if you also booked a GoOpti transfer.
GoOpti Driver Stories: Meet the Sancin Family
In the Sancin family everyone drives for GoOpti; dad Giuseppe, mum, both daughters Alice and Elisa and their partners. They have always been very close. Before they were dealing with horses, but when dad discovered GoOpti... ''Dad decides to do something and then we all follow him'', said Alice, while dad added: "It was a success to discover GoOpti, which is a perfect organization." Are you curious to learn their secret?
Solo female travel is on the rise. Meet V.!
Many people travel around the world alone. 'Solo' journeys are becoming an increasingly popular choice especially for women. Booking.com claims that in 2014, 72% of US women took a solo journey*. Meet V., a blogger and GoOpti (solo) traveler from Singapore. Learn why she chooses to travel alone, discover the positive (but also the negative) adventures that you can experience on such travels, and what advises she gives to all the women who are thinking to embark on a solo journey.
Car vs. GoOpti / Pros & Cons
Driving to the airport with your car sometimes looks like the most comfortable choice. It gives you the freedom to choose the time of departure freely and to travel at your own pace and in the privacy of your own vehicle. However, there are always two sides of the medal. Travelling to the airport with your car also means that you (can) meet unexpected traffic congestions that can make your journey to the airport a pretty hectic experience. We listed some of the most common situations that may occur on the journey to the airport and compared the ride with your car to the ride with GoOpti. Take a look!
80% discount for GoOpti services? Valeria knows how.
Valeria can be described as a woman with a bold attitude. She likes to boast about her expert skills of reducing the price of her GoOpti rides for nearly 80% with the Bring a friend referral program. Recently, we had the opportunity to meet Valeria in person and, of course, we wanted to know what tricks she uses. When she explained what she was doing, we were left gob smacked. It’s so easy. The Bring a friend referral program works very simply. All you need to do is to send your friends a €5 discount code for their first GoOpti transfer. When a friend purchases his/her transfer and applies the discount, you automatically receive €5 on your GoOpti account.
Arne Hodalič, award winning photographer, on the expedition to Botswana and Namibia: "It was one of the better adventures in my career."
Arne Hodalič is by far the most successful Slovenian photographer and certainly one of the most experienced GoOpti travelers. GoOpti has recently brought him and his team to the Munich Airport, from where they continued their journey to Namibia and Botswana. In this short interview, he explains, why he is traveling to the most remote places of the world, what happens when elephants attack, and what surprises await you in places where (you think) there is no living soul ... :)
A special visit from Ravenna
In the scope of the SME2 project, the Slovene GoOpti branch received a special visit by representatives of the Institute on Transport and Logistics and students of transport and logistics from Ravenna, Italy. A group of 20 enthusiastic guests decided to get to know GoOpti as an example of a successful business practice in innovative passenger transport.
GoOpti passenger stories: Meet Petya, the lucky traveller
She is an avid traveller and a frequent GoOpti passenger. Although she misses every other flight and admits to have serious time management issues, her exciting travel stories mostly have a happy ending. Would you like to know why?
GoOpti Driver Stories: Meet the cool guys, Medo and Andrej
Medo and Andrej – GoOpti drivers with many years of experience. Two untamed souls who have chosen life on the road. Each of them with his own repertoire of gobsmacking stories. Here they are to share them with you.
Cool ideas for May Day holidays
Do you remember winter, when we eagerly waited for warm and sunny days? Now they are finally here, let’s take advantage of them! We have selected for you some attractive offers for the May Day holidays, which are friendly to your wallet and promise an interesting experience. If spring awakes your travel itch, scratch it quickly :) Book a plane ticket and a GoOpti transfer to the airport and start the spring with a new exciting travel experience.
Hello! I’m Petra and I’m your GoOpti driver. Yes, I’m a woman.
What image do you get in your mind when you think of a driver? A tall, dark, handsome man, with a deep, calm voice? It is true that professional drivers are mostly men, however it is far from the truth that women cannot do the job as well as their male colleagues. Meet Petra - the GoOpti driver!
Sunsets on the East Thai islands
Mic and Katja, GoOpti guest bloggers, left Bangkok and went to Samui island, where they practiced yoga, cycled and hunt for ice-creamed colored sunsets. Read their new adventures.
Couples travelling. A nightmare or a memorable experience? Ask Helena and Aleš!
Couples travelling. For some, a nightmare they want to forget as soon as possible, for others an experience that always puts a smile on their faces. How you will remember your travel experience largely depends on who you are traveling with and how in sync your expectations, desires and habits are... Helena and Aleš say they almost never fight during travel. Perhaps only when they are tired or hungry :) Check out their story and their interesting travel experiences.
From chaos to Bangkok. Mic and Katja have started their journey
Mic and Katja, the GoOpti guest bloggers, have started their 6-months journey across Asia. In their first blog post they talk about their hectic start and the pleasures and pains of living in Bangkok. Would you like to know where are the loudest parties in the city? Follow their adventures!
Top 5 most useful travel apps
Who are your best travel buddies? Travel apps, of course! They inform you of the cheapest flights to your dream destination, the easiest way to get from A to B, the best places to eat, the coolest things to do, and they even help you connect with locals.
Check out the new GoOpti App
Let’s face it. Travel apps have become an essential part of travelling. They make moving around easier, more organized and far more convenient as it used to be. With the help of travel apps on your smartphone, travelling can be truly comfortable. Everything from maps and reviews to electronic copies of all your transport tickets, even a 24-hour travel assistance, is available at the palm of your hand.
Go where your gut feeling tells you to go. The world is in the palm of your hand.
January is a time of new beginnings and New Year's resolutions. Are you already planning your dream journey? Check these useful hints and tips about where to travel, how to prepare and what to expect while traveling by world travelers and travel bloggers Mic and Katja, authors of the popular blog We Just Travel.
Helping 57 Gambians
The Slovenian surgical team has recently returned from their expedition in Gambia where they performed 63 surgical procedures in just five days. GoOpti took care of their transfer to and from the airport.
Save time and money on December holidays
Christmas time means more travelers on the road. Even though your holidays might be booked, you still have an important dilemma to solve. How to reach the airport without any hassle?
Where to travel this winter? 7 ideal destinations for your winter getaway
Looking for somewhere to go during the cold winter months? Great news! The time to start making your travel plans is now! Even the shortest trip should be organized in advance so you can make the most out of it. From crowded Christmas markets to warm sunny beaches, here are the best destinations to visit this winter.
To all GoOpti passengers: some changes are expected this weekend!
We are moving the clock to winter time, Slovenian youth is going on vacations and due to the Ljubljana marathon, some streets in Ljubljana will be closed. Traffic conditions will be affected.
Air passenger rights around the world
For occasional and frequent travellers alike, knowing your rights as an air passenger is very important. To help you navigate through all the different rules and regulations, we have made a compilation, which covers the most visited countries and regions.
GoOpti is expanding in Italy!
Engines are on and our drivers are in pole position: GoOpti is going south to Emilia Romagna region and is expanding its transfers network for reaching cities in Emilia Romagna and airports in Northern Italy. Check out the new cities you can reach!
GoOpti is one of the European Champions
GoOpti is leading a consortium that was successful in prestigious H2020 SME-2 call for grants
The high season in Asia and Africa
To find affordable airline tickets and the best accommodation available, you should start planning your trip at least two months in advance. To help you know what weather to expect months in advance, here's a list of high seasons in some of the most popular Asian and African destinations. Remember, high season doesn't just mean crowds and high prices, but also mild weather that won't spoil your vacation.
Tips on how to get extra affordable GoOpti transfer
GoOpti strives to make every passenger's beginning or ending of the travel comfortable and mostly as affordable as possible. But we're sure you stumbled upon higher prices as well. To make sure you get as affordable price as possible, check the following advice on how to lower the price of your GoOpti transfer.
The Top 10 Airlines in the World
Here are the lists of top 10 cheapest airlines in the world and the best budget airlines in Europe. Hopefully, these lists will help you search for flights more efficiently and reach your destinations comfortably.
Let's go to Thailand!
flydubai airline company will fly to Bangkok, Thailand three times per week starting the end of November. The return GoOpti transfer from Ljubljana or Maribor to Zagreb Airport is already included in the plane ticket.
7 tips on how to search for flights
Despite a growing number of airlines, price comparison websites and airfare search engines, many people still find searching for best airfares a stressful and tiresome task. Here are 7 tips to speed up the search, help you avoid mistakes and save you money when booking your next flight.
To all #GoOpti passengers: heavy traffic delays are expected this weekend!
Due to heavy traffic delays that are expected in Italy, we are planning some transfer time changes. All the passengers that are travelling in Italy, please pay attention to this notice. We will do all we can to make sure all passengers get to their desired locations in time.
GoOpti is celebrating: Thank you for the first 5 years!
Five candles on the GoOpti birthday cake have been blown. We have learned a lot and experienced even more in these five years. Our biggest thank you, of course, goes out to you, our trusted passengers and partners. You are the best!
5 less known budget airlines
GoOpti connects airports serviced by numerous airline companies. We made a list of 5 budget airlines, that may not be very well known, but connect some very interesting destinations.
Top tips for business travels in the summer
With summer season in full swing and tourists abound everywhere, business trips can feel even more of a nuisance. We've gathered 7 tips to make business travel easier also in summer.
We greeted our 500.000th passenger
Yesterday we greeted our half-a-millionth passenger! We welcomed him at Ljubljana Airport where we offered him a small gift.
Go on holiday with your GoOptiStyle!
Dress in pink and post the photo of your look on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #GoOptiStyle. GoOpti will reward you with 20 €.
April Fools' prank: GoOpti takes you to America!
Attention: This post was published as an April Fools' prank and is (for now at least) not true!
Absolutely No Worries package
Want to start and finish your vacation or business trip completely carefree? With GoOpti's new service you can.
GoOpti offers free transfers for diverted flights from Brussels
In the light of recent events in Brussels, GoOpti offers free change of booking dates and infos to all passengers with booked transfers, whose flights have been diverted / rescheduled. For more information call +386 40 200 702.
Share ♡, bring a friend and earn for your next GoOpti ride!
From now on your rides to the airports are even cheaper: send your friend 5€ for the first GoOpti ride and you get 5€ for each new GoOpti traveler! And every next first GoOpti traveler brings you 5€. Endless opportunities to travel fast, reliably and even cheaper to the airport!
Avoid parking fees and save money on your December getaway
If you have traveled from an airport before, you know how important it is to get there on time. One of the main concerns that worries everybody is the type of transport that will assure a punctual ride to and from the airport. Most people like to rely on themselves, so the option of getting there with their own car is pretty attractive.