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Postponed by pandemic: 27% of Americans have taken a vacation during COVID-19

Posted On: Aug 13, 2020   |   Posted By: WGN TV

Postponed by pandemic: 27% of Americans have taken a vacation during COVID-19

SALT LAKE CITY - For many Americans, fear of contracting COVID-19 is outweighing the desire to take that annual planned vacation, one study shows.
But just how many Americans changed or outright canceled their vacation plans due to the virus?
A recent study by IPX 1031 , a Fidelity National Financial company, surveyed 2,000 people who have either taken a vacation this year or are planning to do so.

Over one quarter of respondents said they've already taken a vacation since COVID-19 and 20% have plans to take one.
Some respondents plan to put their travel plans on hold or have opted for a “staycation” at home .
The IPX 1031 report finds that 40% of the respondents outright canceled a vacation and 23% postponed their vacation.
The survey also found that the logistics of traveling will change for respondents as well when those surveyed decide to travel again. Sixty-four percent said they do not feel safe flying on a commercial airplane right now and one third said they...

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