Easter, Mother’s Day, summer vacation: Americans are planning now for some of the most-traveled dates in the U.S., particularly for families tied to school schedules. Of course, those dates are also some of the most expensive times to hit the road. The great news: Travel sites including Hotels.com and Hotwire have recently released city-by-city price surveys that can help wallet watchers strategically plan a dream getaway.
On the road himself, Henrik Kjelberg, president of Hotwire, emailed Yahoo Travel about findings from two separate studies the site conducted. “Travel trends come and go every year, but one remains consistent—the search for a great deal. In fact, our American Travel Behavior Survey found that 49 million Americans intend to be more deal-conscious when booking their getaways this year alone, and we only expect that number to grow.”
Answering this call for a deal is the Hotwire Travel Value Index (TVI), which focuses on the top 75 leisure markets in the U.S. Its Read More »from New online survey data can help travel shoppers find bargain destinations