Do you dream of traveling the world? You’re not alone. A recent study by hotels.com found that millennials are the generation most likely to travel, with 77% of those surveyed saying they have taken a trip in the past year. Whether it’s for work or pleasure, millennials are always on the go. So what drives this generation to explore new destinations? Here are ten inspiring travel statistics about millennials that will make you want to pack your bags and hit the road!
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6% of millennials say that they are more likely to travel solo than with friends or family
According to a study by travel website Expedia, 76% of millennials say that they are more likely to travel solo than with friends or family. With more opportunities to travel solo, any millennials would want to do that. This could be due to a number of factors, such as a desire for independence or simply not being able to find others who share the same travel interests. Regardless of the reason, it’s clear that millennials are increasingly venturing out on their own.
Nearly 60% of millennials would rather spend money on experiences than material possessions
A study by the Huffington Post found that nearly 60% of millennials would rather spend money on experiences than material possessions. The study found that many young people believe that experiences are more valuable and memorable than material things.
This desire for experiences over things is likely due to the fact that millennials are the first generation to grow up with widespread access to technology and social media. With constant access to images of other people’s lives, it’s easy to compare your own life to others’ and feel like you’re missing out on something. FOMO (fear of missing out) is a real phenomenon for millennials, and it drives them to seek out new experiences.
So if you’re looking to appeal to millennials, focus on offering unique experiences rather than material goods. This could mean anything from offering a behind-the-scenes tour of your business to hosting a wine and paint night . . . travelling. As long as it’s an experience that can’t be duplicated, you’re likely to appeal to this demographic.
Half of all millennials say that travel has helped them become more open-minded
“Half of all millennials say that travel has helped them become more open-minded, according to a study by booking.com. The study found that 43% of millennials believe that travel has made them more tolerant of others, and 42% believe that it has helped them understand other cultures better.”
In addition to making us more open-minded, travel can also help us become more well-rounded. A study by Cornell University found that students who study abroad are more likely to get jobs after graduation and earn higher salaries than their peers who don’t study abroad.
So if you’re looking for a way to make yourself more marketable and open-minded, consider travel! It’ll pay off in the long run.
82% of millennials say that traveling is a priority for them.
In a study of 2,000 millennials conducted by Ypulse, 82% said that traveling is a priority for them. The study found that the top reasons for wanting to travel were to see new places (43%), experience new cultures (36%), and take a break from the grind of everyday life (30%).
So if you’re planning a trip and want to make sure it’s appealing to millennials, keep these things in mind. They’re looking for new experiences, cultural immersion, and a break from the mundane. And if you can offer them those things, you’re sure to have a trip that they’ll remember fondly for years to come.
62% of all millennial travelers have stayed in a hostel at least once
According to a study by Hostelworld, 62% of all millennial travelers have stayed in a hostel at least once. This indicates that hostels are becoming increasingly popular among young adults who are looking for budget-friendly accommodation options.
The study also found that 32% of millennials said they would be interested in staying in a hostel again in the future. This suggests that hostels are becoming a more mainstream travel option, as more young adults are open to trying them out.
So why are hostels becoming so popular among millennials? One reason may be that they offer a more social and immersive experience than traditional hotels. Hostels often have communal areas where travelers can meet and mingle, and they can be a great way to meet like-minded people while on the road.
Another reason may be that hostels are becoming more comfortable and amenities-rich. Gone are the days of cramped dorm rooms and bare-bones bathrooms – today’s hostels offer private rooms, en-suite bathrooms, and top-notch facilities.
So if you’re looking for an affordable, social, and comfortable place to stay on your next trip, a hostel may be the perfect option for you.
74% of millenials bring their own coffee when traveling
According to a study by Hotel.com, millennials are more likely to bring their own coffee (74%), snacks (70%) and pillow (52%) when travelling, compared to other age groups. They are also less likely to use the hotel’s alarm clock (42%), phone charger (39%) or iron (26%).
Also, according to a study by travel website Expedia, millennials are more likely to bring their laptops and other work-related materials when travelling than any other age group. This is likely due to the fact that many millennials are digital nomads, working remotely while they travel.
The average millennial traveler spends $2,035 per trip
A study by Travel Market Report found that millennials are spending more on travel than any other generation. The study found that the average millennial traveler spends $2,035 per trip, which is significantly higher than the $1,373 per trip average for all travelers. The study also found that millennials are more likely to take multiple trips per year (3.9 trips on average) and are more likely to spend money on activities while on vacation (an average of $517 per trip).
The study’s findings are in line with other recent studies that have found that millennials are spending more on travel than any other generation. A study by American Express found that the average millennial traveler spends $1,983 per trip, while a study by Visa found that millennials are twice as likely as other travelers to spend more than $5,000 on a single trip.
Clearly, millennials are spending more on travel than any other generation.
When choosing a holiday destination, 55% of millennial respondents said that they wanted to visit somewhere that was “Instagrammable.”
When asked what was the most important factor when choosing a holiday destination, 55% of respondents said that they wanted to visit somewhere that was “Instagrammable.” This was followed by 52% who said they wanted to visit somewhere that was recommended by friends, and 50% who said they wanted to visit somewhere that was unique.
According to a study by Topdeck Travel, the top 5 tourist destinations for millennials are as follows:
1. Barcelona, Spain
2. Berlin, Germany
3. Prague, Czech Republic
4. Istanbul, Turkey
5. Dubrovnik, Croatia
The study surveyed 1,500 people between the ages of 18 and 35 from 15 different countries. Some of the other popular destinations included in the study were Amsterdam, Paris, New York City, and Bangkok.
So if you’re looking for some travel inspiration for your next holiday, consider one of these millennial-approved destinations.
Millennials are twice as likely as baby boomers to say that “exploring new cultures” is their number one travel motivation
When it comes to travel, millennials are a unique bunch. They’re more likely to seek out new experiences than older travelers, and they’re also more likely to use technology to research and book their trips.
A study by Expedia found that millennials are twice as likely as baby boomers to say that “exploring new cultures” is their number one travel motivation. They’re also more likely to use apps and websites to research and book their travel, with 43% saying they always use a travel app or website when planning a trip.
This study provides valuable insights into the travel habits of millennials. It’s clear that they’re more interested in new experiences than older travelers, and that they’re willing to use technology to research and book their trips. This study should be useful for businesses that are looking to appeal to millennial travelers.
Millennials are the most safety-conscious generation when travelling
A study by the US Department of State found that millennials are the most safety-conscious generation when travelling. 80% of respondents said that they research their destination before booking a trip, and 60% said that they check government travel advisories.
The study also found that millennials are more likely to take precautions while travelling, such as carrying a portable charger and being aware of their surroundings.
Overall, the study showed that millennials are more safety-conscious than any other generation when it comes to travelling.
So there you have it – ten millennials travel statistics that will help you better understand this generation of travelers. Are any of these findings surprising to you? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!