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Leisure vs. Money vs. Workaholics..."17% never go on vacations"
FatWallet 2014 Vacation Spending Survey:
The new survey (*TNS Global) reveals 83% stated they do go on vacations (93% for those who +$75k/year) and 59% said they go on vacations every year, with 27% that go on multiple vacations yearly (less than 21% for those ages 40-49). Still, 17% said they “never” go on vacation and those numbers increase to +21% ages 40-49 and +35% for those who earn less than $30k/year. See INFOGRAPHIC.
Other interesting vacation spending trends report nearly half planning to spend more than $1,500, and 13% more than $3,000. (A survey from American Express last year forecast an average spend of $1,145 in 2013.) The majority will book online from +100 stores offering travel deals with cash back.
Full survey results:
83% of Americans say they plan to go on vacations, 59% go every year!Q: How often do you go on vacation?
Special thank you to Kelli Grant from CNBC. See full story on TODAY.com
They said it was awesome!Q: Which resource are you most likely to use to find vacation and travel information/advice?
Git ‘er done...More than half book vacations early.Q: How far in advance will you book your next vacation?
The cost to get out of town?Q: How much do you plan to spend on your next vacation?
Total domestic leisure travel spending is forecast +$1.6 Billion in 2014. (US Travel Association)
Freebies are good!Q: Of the following hotel amenities, which are important to you?
Top ways to book a vacation are?Q: How will you book your next vacation?
Q: Which of these devices will you use to book your next vacation?
Q: How will you save on booking your next?
US travel e-commerce sales exceeded $100 billion for the first time in 2012. (Comscore)
What do vacationers shop for?Q: Which are you likely to purchase for use on your next vacation?
*The national survey conducted online by TNS on behalf of FatWallet.com in March 2013 was fielded among 1,000 adults ages 18 or older, 50/50 male/female.
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