Summer is just around the corner and a majority of Americans are ready to get away for a while. According to a new report by The Vacationer, 80.84% of Americans plan to travel this summer, so approximately 208 million Americans will be hitting the roads and the skies heading off on vacation.
People are so ready for a holiday that 36.04% of people plan to take one trip, and 44.8% say they’ll go on a couple of vacations this summer.
As much as I’d like to head over to Europe or the Caribbean, I don’t think I want to deal with the hassle of Covid testing. Nonetheless, more than 20% of folks say they plan to take a trip overseas.
Despite high gasoline prices, many will be taking road trips this summer with 80% of Americans packing the kids into the car for at least one road trip.
Here are some of the other stats they came up with:
18.7% will travel within 100 miles from their home.
21.35% will travel within 250 miles.
21.53% will travel within 500 miles.
11.59% will travel within 1,000 miles.
Over 50% of travelers will get on planes this summer.
28.1% will fly one time.
22.72% plan to fly more than one time.
42.06% plan to travel more this summer than last.
46.8% will travel about the same as last summer