U.S. Holiday travel takes off again

Nearly half of Americans intend to travel between Thanksgiving and mid-January, with a larger share taking trips beyond only visiting family and friends

Nov 2, 2023

According to this year's report, "2023 Deloitte Holiday Travel Survey," concerns about health and travel delays are diminished as consumers across income groups map out trips to make this holiday season a memorable one.

Key takeaways

  • More than half (56%) of holiday travelers plan to stay in hotels, up from 35% in 2022;
  • Boomers are returning to travel with a bang as they form nearly one-third of those planning to take to the roads and skies; they constituted just one-fifth of the traveling public over the holidays in 2022;
  • Citing improved financial situation, younger generations plan to increase travel budgets this holiday season with 1 in 4 in Gen Z saying they will significantly increase their budgets, the highest portion of any generation;
  • Twenty-two percent of millennials also plan to significantly increase their holiday travel budget this season;
  • Laptop luggers continue to be a fixture on leisure travel; for this holiday season, they plan to travel more frequently and take longer trips.

Get the full story at at Deloitte and download the report 2023 Deloitte Holiday Travel Survey

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