Whilst many people are getting vaccinated, current polls point to the fact that this might not lead to a huge increase in international travel for Americans for quite a while; the confidence levels just aren’t there–either because people are wary about traveling with other people who may not be vaccinated or because travel restrictions could easily change, leaving people without holiday plans or worse, out of pocket. (Many people simply don’t have the money or economic confidence to travel far after such an uncertain year).
But people are still moving, and where and how they are traveling can help others to plan their own trips. Here’s what the current data suggests:
The fully vaccinated are staying domestic
A recent Harris Poll conducted in the U.S. found that whilst more than 4 in 10 Americans say they are ready to resume international travel, a sizeable majority (55%) remain hesitant, fearing Covid-19 variants.