Florida … Mexico … Skiing … Beaches … Europe.
Thanksgiving Day means spending quality time with family and friends and traveling of course. But where are people headed this year?
Well, using its search and booking data,* eDreams, an online travel agent, provides insight into Thanksgiving travel trends.
Where do Americans Travel to for Thanksgiving?
Americans will be traveling for the most part within the USA, and the top booked destination cities are: Las Vegas, Orlando, New York, Atlanta, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Juan. When it comes to searches, though, some Americans did dream of traveling further away, with the top 10 searched-for destinations including London, Cancun, and Paris.
When do Americans Book for Thanksgiving?
47% of American travelers booked between 6 and 30 days of departure. 36% started planning further, booking between 60 – 31 days of travel, and 17% booked way in advance – between 61 and +91 days ahead of departure.
Who is Traveling to the US for Thanksgiving?
The top five incoming nationalities planning to travel to the US to discover the magic of Thanksgiving are Germans, Canadians, French, Spanish, and English, all according to a news release.
*Data collected from eDreams ODIGEO flight bookings and searches made between 1st June 2022 to 16th November 2022, covering the travel period between 24th to 27th November 2022.