By Siddhi Jain
July 13, 2020 (IANSlife) Summer travel inarguably looks different this summer, and while domestic stays, road trips and flexible bookings look like the road ahead, there's a lot you can do to make vacationing easier.
According to an Expedia.com report, 85 percent of surveyed travelers are likely to take a road trip this summer, driven primarily by the need for a change of scenery (43 percent) and the desire to enjoy the outdoors (36 percent). Apart from hotels and motels, other accommodation types people will most likely opt for on a road trip this summer include staying with friends/family (31 percent), vacation rentals (28 percent) and camping (24 percent).
As travelers venture away from home and destinations open back up to tourism, health and safety takes priority over price when trip-planning. 72 percent of survey respondents said they're opting for a road trip this summer because it feels safer than flying, and more people listed health and safety (72 percent) and avoiding crowds (68 percent) as top concerns over budget (60 percent).
Survey respondents also weighed in with their top planning tips and tricks:
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