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Canadian interest in travel surges 293% YOY, says RATESDOTCA report

While the U.S. remains the top destination, interest in visiting has fallen 66% from 2019. Canada has moved into second place, surpassing both Mexico and the UK, with an increase of 94%.

Top 5 Travel Destinations 2019 – 2021

No.

2019

2021

% Change

1

United States

United States

(66%)

2

Mexico

Canada

94%

3

United Kingdom

Mexico

(32%)

4

Canada

United Kingdom

(63%)

5

Italy

Dominican Republic

(38%)

*Please attribute graphs, numbers and quotes to RATESDOTCA

Who is travelling has also changed. Travel quotes from the Silent Generation (1928-45) plunged 76%. Interest in travel amongst Baby Boomers (1946-64), Gen X (1965-80) and Millennials (1981-96) has decreased 56%, 52% and 43%, respectively. Gen Z (1997-2012) fell the least, dropping just 22%.

Meanwhile, the type of plans Canadians are getting quotes for, including all-inclusive, single and multi-trip travel medical and trip cancellation has mirrored the dip in travel interest and is now…

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