68% of Americans plan to ‘revenge travel’ in 2022

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Analysts have coined 2022 the year of ‘revenge travel’. People around the world are set to embark on trips to try and make up for vacations lost to COVID-19

Solitaire Bliss recently surveyed 1,200 Americans who have traveled abroad in the last year to learn about their experiences with ‘revenge travel’ as well as their experiences with fellow travelers’ bad behaviors on flights and in airports. 

Key takeaways:

68% of Americans are likely to go on more vacations this year than normal.
The largest travel priorities for 2022: 1. Visiting somewhere new 2. Returning to a favorite travel destination 3. Visiting somewhere inexpensive. 
Despite the optimism for travel, inflation is impacting some travelers’ vacations. 43% have had to adjust their trip due to above-average flight, gas, or hotel prices. 
On top of the rising costs of travel, unruly passenger behavior is also a concern. 22% of travelers surveyed have witnessed unruly passenger behavior in the last year.
The most common unruly passenger behaviors: 1. Refusing to wear a mask 2. Refusing to follow instructions 3. Verbally harassing crew or passengers. 

Take a look at the full report