AUSTIN, Texas, November 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, VrboÂ® released its 2022 Trends Report detailing how American families are ready to go on vacation in the coming year, revealing interesting changes in the way families plan and view time spent together.
Vrbo 2022 Trend Report Reveals Upcoming Holiday Trends: Book Early, Stay Longer, and Let the Kids Make the Decision
Vrbo’s annual report is based on an analysis of its own travel demand data *, as well as a consumer survey of American families **. This year’s trend report highlights how pandemic-era travel behaviors have long-term effects, leading families to book vacation rentals more in advance and re-evaluate their work-life balance personal. Additionally, the report reveals a growing appreciation for spending quality family time and how children – and even pets – have a greater influence on travel planning and decision-making.
âThe past 18 months have been a roller coaster ride, and this year’s trend report indicates that several travel habits we have developed will continue into 2022,â said Alison kwong, spokesperson for Vrbo. âWhile families have adjusted when and how they plan their vacations, it’s quite clear that they prioritize spending time together. They go the extra mile to maximize their free time by unplugging and returning these trips. specials for the whole family. “
Key findings from the Vrbo 2022 Trends Report include:
Upcoming destinations: What Ohio, new York, and Alaska have in common? Destinations in these states all doubled the demand for vacation rentals in 2021 compared to the previous year, with Cincinnati at the top of the list with a 125% increase in demand:
The Early Bird gets the Vrbo: Last year, booking activity on Vrbo happened on average 2-3 months earlier than usual for several major travel seasons, such as summer and vacation. 60% of those polled said they plan to book their future vacation earlier than they did before the pandemic.
Work hard, vacation harder: As people started to return to the office and employers introduced partial or even permanent homework policies, families changed their outlook on vacations, flexibility and work-life balance:
Learn more about the Vrbo 2022 Trend Report here.
In 1995, Vrbo introduced a new way for people to travel together, matching owners with families and friends looking for accommodation. We were founded on one goal: to give people the space they need to let go of the distractions of everyday life and just be together. Since then, we’ve grown into a global community of owners and travelers, with unique properties across the globe. Vrbo makes booking cabins, condos, beach houses, and any type of space in between easy and fun.
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* Data on demand for Vrbo trips to the United States for the 12 month period ending August 31, 2021 (Unless otherwise stated)
** survey of 1,000 American families conducted during Sep 2021
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