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The One Thing COVID-19 Has Not Changed About Travel

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The impacts of COVID-19 have created a new normal for travelers, but not everything has changed.

Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, shares four ways the coronavirus pandemic affected travel behavior and reveals the one travel trend that hasn't changed.

Travelers Search for COVID-19 Coverage

As travelers begin booking trips into 2021, coronavirus concerns are still top of mind.

Interest in Cancellation Coverage Spikes

Cancellation protection remains a high priority, as 81% of policies purchased include Trip Cancellation benefits. Now, travelers are willing to spend more for more coverage.

Traveler Spending Has Increased

Despite reported travel deals and discounts, travelers are spending more on their trips this year.

Planning Future Trips Further In Advance

Amidst COVID-19, travelers are being cautious and planning trips further in the future.

Most Popular Destination Remains the Same

COVID-19 hasn't changed travelers' top destination choice, as the United States remains the most popular destination overall.

Methodology: Data is based on travel insurance policies purchased through Squaremouth.com between March 12 - September 21, 2020 for all future travel. Statistics reflect year-over-year changes unless otherwise noted.


Squaremouth.com created the Coronavirus Pandemic Current Event Center which is updated daily with available travel insurance coverage and answers to FAQs as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.


SQUAREMOUTH compares travel insurance policies from every major travel insurance provider in the United States. Using Squaremouth's comparison engine and third-party customer reviews, travelers can research and compare travel insurance policies side-by-side. More information can be found at www.squaremouth.com.

Available Topic Expert:
Kasara Barto

SOURCE Squaremouth

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