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1 in 5 young Americans plan to travel next month

Over half of Americans are waiting on the government to give the “all clear” before they feel comfortable traveling again. More than 1 in 4 would feel comfortable as long as there are no new cases in the destination they’re traveling to.

Young Americans on spring break showing a lack of concern about COVID-19. What is the overall consensus on the current state of travel? In this new research, Upgraded Points surveyed 1,250 travelers. Here’s what they found:

A study by Upgraded Points, LLC showed that

  • 1 in 5 Americans don’t plan to travel until 2021; however, more than 1 in 10 people still plan to travel next month
  • 1 in 5 young Americans (ages 18-25) plan to travel next month
  • More than 40% of Americans are concerned about catching COVID-19 while traveling. 96% of Americans over the age of 55 have concerns about traveling right now 
  • Over half of Americans are waiting on the government to give the “all clear” before they feel comfortable traveling again. More than 1 in 4 would feel comfortable as long as there are no new cases in the destination they’re traveling to.

This research shows that COVID-19 is going to be a lasting concern for the majority of travelers in the US for the remainder of 2020.

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Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.

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