Six months after conducting a survey of Individuals on journey sentiment, IPX 1031 revisited the subject to see how attitudes have modified now that Covid-19 vaccines have been rolled out and plenty of restrictions have been lifted.
Not surprisingly, the corporate discovered that Individuals are feeling extra optimistic about touring now. In January, 48% mentioned they have been optimistic about touring in 2021. In June, that share rose to 85%.
Together with a rise in journey optimism, IPX 1031’s latest survey additionally reveals a rise in Individuals making journey plans this yr. In keeping with respondents, 75% plan to journey this yr, up from 58% in January.
Not solely are respondents planning on taking a trip this yr, however 55% have already booked their journeys.
Thirty-six % plan to make a journey this summer season whereas 39% say they’ll trip both this fall or in the course of the winter. Twelve % say they are not positive when their subsequent trip can be.
Of those that plan to journey, 71% say they will keep throughout the U.S., 17% plan to journey overseas and 12% say they will journey each domestically and internationally.
Forty-eight % say they really feel protected flying this yr, and 80% say they’ll really feel protected taking to the skies in 2022. Most (72%) say they’ll really feel safer flying after being vaccinated.
Respondents have a mean of two.5 journeys deliberate for 2021 with the common journey size lasting 4 days.