YORK, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --
Although the delta variant continues to affect
many, ValuePenguin's survey of U.S. consumers
showed that Americans aren't ready to pack away their luggage
regardless of coronavirus developments and others may be shying
away from travel for now. One of the top destinations for
Labor Day weekend? Florida.
- One in 5 (20%) of Americans — 51 million — are
traveling for Labor Day. Those most likely to
travel include six-figure earners (32%), parents with kids under 18
(30%) and Gen Xers (25%).
- But 29 million (11%) have had to cancel plans (or had
them canceled) due to delta variant concerns.
- Florida is the top
Labor Day travel destination among those heading
out-of-state. About 4 in 10 travelers (38%) are
going to another state, with 12% traveling to Florida. California and New
York are the next top vacation spots (both tied at
- Hotels and resorts are the most popular lodging choice
among Labor Day travelers (44% will stay at one), beating out
vacation rentals and staying with friends or family.
As for how they'll get there, most (70%) will drive while 23%
- Less than 40% of Labor Day travelers plan to mask up
both indoors and outdoors during their trip.
Instead, 27% will only wear a mask while indoors, 17% when
required (such as on a plane) and 17% won't wear one at
- Because you never know… 57% of Labor Day travelers
insured their trip. That includes 38% who
purchased a travel insurance policy and 19% who get travel
insurance via their credit card.
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