Best Credit Card Offers specially for you

About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Articles  |  News  |  Tips  |   Tools
ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE is an independent, advertising-supported web site which is compensated by the credit card issuers whose offers appear on the site. This compensation may impacts how and where the credit products appear on our site, including, the order in which they may appear within credit product lists. does not review or offer all available credit products.

Choice Hotels Survey Sheds Light on Americans’ Travel Habits

[Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015]

As summer wraps up, a new travel survey from Choice Hotels reveals how people prefer to spend their vacations—from the destinations they most want to visit, to the amenities they’re willing to spend more for while they’re on the road.

The top destination for travelers was Florida, and people in the Northeast portion of the country were the most likely to be taking a summer vacation—possibly due to the harsh winter they endured this year. Twenty-five percent of folks in the Northeast said they were more likely to take a vacation this summer.

Other vacation destinations in the top 10 were New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts.

The upcoming presidential election of 2016 has some people feeling the travel bug: 36% of those surveyed said if they could travel with any presidential candidate over the summer, they’d choose Hillary Clinton. Marco Rubio came in a distant second, with 9.7% wanting to tag along with his campaign, and Jeb Bush placed third with 8.8%.

What people don’t want to do is go camping: the folks who answered this survey listed it as the least-desired kind of vacation. And although people preferred to stay in a hotel rather than sleeping under the stars, staying in a hotel room isn’t without its drawbacks. Twenty-nine percent of respondents said they’re bothered by excessive noise from hotel neighbors. Other travel pet peeves include traffic, loathed by 20% of survey respondents.

When picking a hotel, people’s stomachs have spoken: breakfast has edged out Wi-Fi as the most-desired free perk. Thirty-five percent of those polled named complimentary breakfast as the number one hotel must-have. Wi-Fi still came in second place, as people want to stay connected.

Women vs. Men

The survey also broke down gender differences, finding that men spend slightly more on hotel rooms (an average of $14.57 more). Men also report missing their partners more than women do—16% more. After college, women are 33% more likely to take a post-graduation trip than men are.

Women also seem to be more easygoing about sitting next to a crying baby on a plane. Given the choice between enduring a turbulent plane ride and sitting next to a howling infant, 70% of men chose the bumpy ride.

One-third of women say that vacation begins the minute they get out of work, while one-third of men feel the vacation has not really started until they are buckled into the car or plane.

The Choice Hotels study was conducted online and filled out by 1,067 Americans who responded to an email link to take the survey.

Read also

Chase Student Card: Now Apply Online
[April 8th, 2020]

Chase has just made its Freedom® Student credit card accessible for online application, which is quite opportunely considering the current state of affairs with the COVID-19 pandemic. Let it be recalled that the card is the first Chase credit card designed specifically for students. It was introduced in 2019, but the only way to apply […]

Continue reading ››

Where to Go for Chase 5% Cash Back in 2020
[December 26th, 2019]

2019 flew by, and now only a week remains until 2020. Most issuers of cashback credit cards have already announced their bonus categories for all 4 quarters of the next year. Chase is no exception. However, the bank disclosed only the first quarter categories leaving the remaining three under a veil of secrecy with the mark “coming soon”.

Continue reading ››

The Average Credit Score in the U.S. Reaches Its Peak
[September 13th, 2019]

FICO, or Fair Isaac Corporation, is a data analytics company best known for its credit scoring model. As the FICO’s official website says, the FICO® Score is currently used by 90 of the top 100 largest U.S. lending institutions.

Continue reading ››
Copyright © 2003-2021 All Rights Reserved strives to keep credit card information up to date and accurate. However, all the credit card information is presented without warranty and can be changed by the credit card issuers at any time. Click the "Apply online" button to see the online credit card application and to review current credit card terms and conditions. Note that can be compensated by credit card issuers when the visitors apply for a credit card through the website.
* The webpage is a free service and an information resource for credit cards and financial products and services available to eligible United States consumers. does not offer any warranties and is not a direct service. There are no guarantees for approval or offers when applying for a credit card. Please refer to the application if you would like more information on each credit card. When you click "Apply" for a particular credit card, please take the time to review the terms and conditions of the product/service at the issuer's website. All logos on the website are property of their respective owners.
Information in these articles is brought to you by Banks, issuers, and credit card companies mentioned in the articles do not endorse or guarantee, and are not responsible for, the contents of the articles.
Disclosure: Not an access card.