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Survey: 73% of Americans are optimistic about travel in 2021
With 2020 in the rearview mirror, many Americans are remain hopeful about travel and taking much-needed vacation in 2021, but will travel bounce back this year?
IPX 1031 surveyed 2,020 Americans to learn more about their travel plans for 2021 including itineraries, budgets and what accommodations will look like this year.
Here’s what they found:
- 48% of Americans are optimistic about traveling in 2021, 25% are somewhat optimistic while 27% say they are not optimistic.
- 45% believe travel will return to pre-pandemic levels of normalcy this year. However 55% say they are uncertain if travel will ever return to normalcy without restrictions.
- 58% plan to travel in 2021 and a one-third of those plan to vacation during spring break.
- 57% of respondents say it’s been a year or more since they’ve taken a vacation.
- 48% will feel safe flying in 2021. That number jumps to 80% in 2022. Only 25% of Americans flew in 2020.
- For those not traveling in 2021, top reasons include: 1. Don’t feel safe due to the pandemic 2. Don’t have budget 3. Dining/entertainment restrictions 4. Travel/flying restrictions 5. Can’t take the time off work.
Take a look at the full report.