51% Of Indian Families Plan To Enjoy Summer Holidays In Budget-Friendly Places; Ayodhya, Goa & More Are In Demand

A recent survey revealed interesting information about the summer holiday plans of Indian families.

by Shreya Ghosh
51% Of Indian Families Plan To Enjoy Summer Holidays In Budget-Friendly Places; Ayodhya, Goa & More Are In Demand

It is mid-May already and if you still haven’t made plans for the summer holidays, start preparing an itinerary soon. No amount of heat or rise in temperatures can stop travel enthusiasts from exploring as accommodations and stays are already noticing a rise of 18 per cent in comparison to 2023, Booking.com revealed. From exploring domestically to flying overseas, Indian families have loads of plans for the summer holidays.

Quality Time Influences Many Indian Families To Travel More

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Recent data revealed by Booking.com stated how spending quality time is important for travelers and it often encourages 56 per cent of Indian families to plan summer holidays. 51 per cent of families look to go on trips to pocket-friendly destinations. Another primary motivator for travel enthusiasts is to enjoy the opportunity to visit new destinations and discover new experiences. 18 per cent of families prefer taking trips to rejuvenate and relax. Along with an uptick in demand for stays, searches for flights also increased by 29 per cent.

The list of top 10 searched domestic destinations includes the best of everything, starting from spiritual places to beaches to mountains. On the basis of a year-over-year surge in searches for stays, these tourist places and getaways are in demand this summer season:

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  1. Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh
  2. Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra
  3. Goa
  4. Chakrata in Uttarakhand
  5. Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh
  6. Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh
  7. Udaipur in Rajasthan
  8. Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir
  9. Mussoorie in Uttarakhand
  10. Mandarmani in West Bengal

International cities in demand according to a year-over-year increase in accommodation searches:

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  1. Sydney in Australia
  2. Osaka in Japan
  3. Split in Croatia
  4. Fira in Greece
  5. Marbella in Spain
  6. Kathmandu in Nepal
  7. Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia
  8. Phu Quoc in Vietnam
  9. Almaty in Kazakhstan
  10. Sorrento in Italy

Also read: Amsterdam Is The Most Preferred Travel Destination For Indians This Summer; Full List Inside

More Information About Indian Families’ Plans For Summer Holidays

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  • AI is helping travellers to make plans. 82 per cent of families are using several tools to curate the perfect itineraries.
  • While looking for accommodations, 81 per cent are making sure that the stays have air-conditioners.
  • 65 per cent of families are planning to explore destinations after being influenced by food and dishes shown in films and shows.

Also read: 7 Destinations To Experience An Ultimate Summer Safari As Safari Closes For Monsoons In India

What are your holiday plans this summer season?

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