Are You Planning A Summer Vacation This Year? This May Be Some Helpful Info

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It's no surprise that Americans are ready to get out of their houses and get on a vacation. But what do you do in the COVID-19 filled summer? Some people are making plans to stay closer to home this year.

A new poll finds:

  • 73% of Americans say they plan on going vacation this summer.
  • 47% plan to travel domestically this summer, although 5% say they would travel outside the U.S.
  • 32% are planning trips to visit family and friends.
  • 22% are planning a beach vacation.
  • 15% will get away to a quiet countryside.

One thing people aren’t planning is big trips.

  • 34% of folks are limiting their summer travel to three or four day trips.
  • 35% will be going away for a week.
  • Many will limit who they travel with, with 24% traveling with only one other person, although 18% say they’ll travel with four or five.

Not surprisingly, most Americans have no intentions of getting in a plane right now.

  • 72% of folks will be driving to their vacation destination with their own car, while 9% would be renting one.
  • Only 23% of folks plan to take a trip by plane.

As for where they are staying

  • 46% plan to stay in a hotel
  • 33% are booking a private rental, which is a 17% increase from last year.
  • 15% plan to go camping. 

So what are your plans for a summer vacation? Tent in the back yard?

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