3 pandemic travel trends may stick around for 2021

A change of scenery can be refreshing and motivating after staring at the same four walls at home, so consider taking a road trip and exploring a new destination. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Family Features Special to Valley News COVID-19 has challenged families in different ways, and many had to cancel or reschedule trips during the pandemic due to travel restrictions, which meant missing out on quality time with loved ones and the mental health and self-care benefits of going on vacation. Although 61% of families had a trip canceled due to the pandemic in 2020, travel is still top of mind as 82% of families already have travel plans in mind for 2021, according to the 2021 VRBO Trend Report. The report, which includes vacation rental marketplace data as well as survey data from family travelers, also revealed some travel habits that arose during the pandemic are likely to remain popular in 2021. “Let’s face it, the pandemic makes it tough to predict what trave
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