Despite continued uncertainty over the trajectory of the pandemic, half of people are apparently already planning foreign holidays next year.
Just a day after a major relaxation in travel rules in England, designed to make overseas trips more affordable, survey results suggest plenty already have an eye on 2022.
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While around half are planning to go abroad, a fifth of people have already started making bookings.
Even more people (44%) are planning to go on holiday both in the UK and abroad.
The most popular destinations, according to American Express, are:
People expect their holiday to cost £1,567 on average, with a fifth (21%) planning to spend £2,000 or more.
For those who haven’t booked, the most common reason is that they’re waiting to see how the COVID-19 pandemic progresses over the coming weeks and months.
Domestically, the top UK destinations are Cornwall and Wales.
Of people planning to travel within the UK, 34% said they had enjoyed a trip this year and want to again.
American Express surveyed a total of 2,001 people.
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