With spring upon us, sharing new data from CarTrawler on travel trends this season – including the most popular Spring Break destinations for US travelers.
CarTrawler has access to this data through its global partner network of over 100 airlines and 2,000 travel partners.
- Travel up more than 100% YoY: Across March and April, travel is making an excellent recovery with bookings up 106% in 2022 compared to 2021. Travel in the Spring break period specifically is also recovering at a similar rate of 85%.
- International travel grows 2x: International travel has doubled YoY from 7% to 14% with the removal of Covid restrictions.
This data echoes the findings from a larger travel trend report released by CarTrawler earlier this year that found nearly three quarters (73%) of consumers are positive about travel despite the pandemic. More than half (51%) of U.S. travelers expect to do more domestic leisure travel in the coming year, and 43% of travelers expect to do more international leisure travel.
Top destinations: The top destinations for Spring break have remained very stable year-on-year. The top 10 domestic destinations in 2021 vs 2022 are:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Los Angeles, California
Palm Springs, California
*NOTE: Spring break period analyzed were March 21st to April 3rd in 2021 and March 20th to April 2nd in 2022.