Quebecers cautious to reconnect with travel, according to CAA-Quebec

Les Québécois prudents à renouer avec les voyages, selon CAA-Québec

QUEBEC | Quebecers want to reconnect with the travel, but remain cautious about the risks related to the COVID-19, according to a survey of CAA-Quebec.

The stroke of the probe showed that two-thirds of respondents (66 %) say they are excited to travel again, six months after the lifting of government restrictions.

According to the survey, even when the crisis is past, 80% of Quebec should avoid destinations busy.

Nearly three-quarters (73 %), will choose destinations close to home, six months after the lifting of the warnings by the government.

The United States remains in the lead of the destinations considered, since 30% of the respondents would like to get there, compared with 19% for Europe and 23 % abroad.

They are about 40 % to require sanitary measures and seek more security.

Concerning the means of transport, the car remains the most popular choice since 76% of respondents intend to use it for travel. Approximately 38 % would travel by plane.

“With the potential reopening of the borders and with sanitary protocols rigorous, travelers will regain confidence and this will be the beginning of a recovery, slow but certain,” said Tuesday, Philippe Blain, vice-president of Travel services for CAA-Quebec, in a press release.

In addition, the arrival of a vaccine that would give them more confidence to travelers, he added.

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