BedandBreakfast.com Survey Shows Despite Concerns About Recession, Travelers Plan Summer Travel but $4/Gallon Is Pain Point
"With gas prices reaching a 2009 high of
The BedandBreakfast.com second quarter survey was distributed to more than 41,000 BedandBreakfast.com subscribers in
- 70.5% say they'll take 2-4 trips this summer.
- 78.6% say they'll take as many or more trips this summer as last.
- Respondents are evenly tied between "staycations" and "go-cations," marking a significant change since the BedandBreakfast.com Q1 survey, when 75% said they'd stay closer to home.
- 51.2% said they would spend less each day, while 43.4% said they would vacation for fewer days due to recession factors.
- 76% said good deals on lodging would encourage more travel, while nearly 50% said that the simple need to get away was the biggest motivator for travel.
- Relaxation was most popular anticipated activity for upcoming vacations (65%).
With packages dubbed "Tanks for Traveling," BedandBreakfast.com members are putting money where surveys show guests need it -- into their gas tanks, their stomachs, and back into their wallets. For a complete list of B&Bs who've created more than 125 "Tanks for Traveling" money-saving deals, go to http://www.BedandBreakfast.com and click the fuel gauge graphic.
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