Many travelers have had their plans to see the world changed by the global COVID-19 pandemic. From the forms of transportation vacationers are comfortable using to where they stay once they reach their destination, the outbreak has impacted travel across the board. This article details where and how Americans are comfortable traveling in light of COVID-19.
Lonely Planet ~ ” COVID-19 has changed the world’s relationship with travel. With the prospect of seeing somewhere new throwing up a sea of questions, how are people feeling about taking a trip? A newly released Allianz Travel survey looked at consumer behaviour on its website as well as responses to a questionnaire of 4300 people to gauge travelers’ intentions for booking trips of at least two nights that are more than 100 miles away from their homes. The majority of those surveyed (59%) said that they were eyeing up domestic destinations for their next trip, with 54% planning to fly while 42% said that they would opt to drive.
When it comes to choosing accommodation, hotel and resorts proved to be the top choices for American travelers, with 47% of people looking to book properties compared to 27% who said that they would be staying with family or friends, while 11% said that they were looking into choosing short term rental homes. The survey also showed that prospective travelers are paying close attention to how well new cleaning procedures are being implemented across the travel industry. ” ~ Lonely Planet
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** Please note: Due to the impact of COVID 19 on travel, we encourage people to always plan trips in accordance with the guidance provided by government and health officials.