Final week, RVezy, a North American peer-to-peer RV rental market, revealed findings from a brand new journey survey (carried out by Abacus Information) highlighting the impression of COVID-19 on Canadian journey plans for 2021. In accordance with the brand new survey, RVing and tenting ranked because the most secure journey choices for 2021, with over 70% of Canadians contemplating the actions as not dangerous.
With the gradual rollout of vaccines and lingering considerations of a 3rd wave, the survey additionally highlighted that 93% of Canadians talked about “doing one thing secure” as a high precedence for his or her trip plans.
The primary the explanation why Canadians are contemplating an RV journey this summer season embrace being outside with self-contained lodging; the power to keep away from crowds and keep social distancing; and that there isn’t any have to quarantine throughout or after your journey.
“Our survey outcomes present that Canadians take into account RVing and Tenting as much as 3 times safer than different kinds of lodging akin to staying in a lodge. We’re additionally seeing that roughly 70% of Canadians take into account tenting in an RV of little to no threat in contrast with 28% who really feel the identical manner about flying on a aircraft to a vacation spot,” stated David Coletto, CEO of polling agency Abacus Information.
Further survey insights embrace:
In contrast with typical summer season holidays, the chance to take a street journey this summer season is up 5 share factors, whereas intent to fly, keep at a lodge, go on a cruise, and even keep at buddies or household residences are down.Extra Canadians really feel that tenting is a non-risky journey exercise than did across the identical time in 2020.
“When the pandemic hit in 2020, Canadians turned to street journeys, tenting, and RVing as a secure different to the standard flights and inns. When households found how secure and handy it was to discover the nice outside in an RV, phrase bought round,” stated RVezy co-founder Michael McNaught. “Whereas security considerations have pushed loads of Canadians to find RVing for the primary time, it is the lasting reminiscences that convey them again yr after yr.”
— RVezy Inc