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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.

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