Three-quarters of those surveyed would be willing to take a trip to an unexpected destination. More than 3 he out of 5 Americans feel that the best trips are spontaneous trips.
That’s according to a new survey of 2,045 adults planning to travel this year, with 67% taking trips on a whim. One in five (22%) of her travels are based on personal preferences and spontaneous decisions.
Conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Motel 6, the survey also showed that many respondents didn’t seem to care where they were going, they just wanted to go. I am willing to participate in the trip. Three-quarters (75%) agree that travel is just as much fun as the actual destination.
When asked about companions, more than 3 in 4 travelers (78%) prefer to travel with other people and almost 1 in 3 (28%) plan to travel with their pet doing.
Also, the typical “travel season” may be a thing of the past. Nearly half (47%) of Americans are likely to travel during peak seasons such as summer and holidays, as well as off-season and weekdays. And he said 29% would even prefer to travel during these quieter times.
Visiting family and friends (53%), wanting to get away from life (50%) and exploring new cities (35%) are some of the top reasons for planning a trip. These are more than just short trips, as 70% plan trips longer than 3 hours from home.
travel adds joy
On average, travelers feel excited (74%), joyful (50%) and energized (49%) at the start of their trip, and relaxed (38%) by the time they are ready to go home. Julie Arrowsmith, president and interim CEO of Motel 6, said:here to provide a clean and comfortable space affordable place Allow travelers to spend more money on the actual experiences and events that get them to their destination. ”
More than two in five (44%) say they are changing their travel experience this year. Of these respondents, 57% plan to travel to new destinations. Another 34% plan to visit multiple locations on one of her trips, and 32% are taking longer vacations than ever before.
However, when it comes to budgets, this year travelers are more likely to travel during the off-season, avoid weekend trips (33%), and bring their own snacks instead of buying them on the go (32%). Saving money up front. Nearly one in three (30%) chooses more budget-friendly accommodation, while others avoid tourist hotspots in favor of a more local experience. cheap destinations (twenty four%).
Nearly half (49%) of those traveling this year plan to stay at a hotel or motel when booking accommodation, and two-thirds (66%) say reward programs are important when traveling. increase. Thanks to the money he saves on affordable accommodation, 43% of him plans to spend a lot of money on experiences like tours and dining out.
“A vacation doesn’t have to break the bank to be memorable,” Arrowsmith added. “There are many ways travelers can save while traveling, such as choosing more budget-friendly accommodations, taking advantage of reward programs, or packing their own snacks. there is nothing.”
This randomized double opt-in survey of 2,045 people planning a trip was commissioned by Motel 6 between February 22nd and February 27th, 2023. Conducted by a market research company. one polewhose team members are market research group It is also a corporate member of the American Public Opinion Research Association (AAPOR) and the European Public Opinion Research Association (ESOMAR).
This article was written by Talker News and syndicated by Wealth of Geeks.