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Millennials twice as likely to choose foreign holiday package than Baby Boomers

Millennials twice as likely to choose foreign holiday package than Baby Boomers
Millennials twice as likely to choose foreign holiday package than Baby Boomers
Written by Harry Johnson

Nearly 38% of people are planning to book 2021 overseas holiday this year

  • 4 in 10 eager Brits are holding out for an overseas holiday this year
  • Younger generations more likely to choose a package holiday than book a DIY trip
  • The research also shows that more women are likely to book a package holiday than men

Twice as many under 25s surveyed will opt for a package holiday (55%) than those who are 55 and over (26%), according to the stats, proving that older is not necessarily wiser when it comes to being prepared for the unexpected in a COVID-19 world.

Nearly 38% of people are planning to book 2021 overseas holiday this year with the Global Travel Taskforce report being announced on April 12.

The research shows 25% of respondents are ONLY interested in taking a holiday abroad, while 13% plan to take both an overseas vacation AND a staycation after months of being stuck at home.

Of the remainder, 40% are planning a UK-based holiday, with 21% not planning a holiday at all.

The age groups that is most holding out a holiday abroad, and therefore the most likely to book, are the:

  • 16-24s (32% of whom can’t wait to go abroad this year);
  • followed by the 25-34s (29%);
  • the 35-44s (28%) and
  • the 45-54s (25%).