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People 50 and over spend around $120 billion annually on travel, according to a new Travel Trends Survey by AARP. We travel across the US and the globe, connecting with friends and family and looking for leisure.

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Travel research-2015-boomer-travel-trends-infographic-aarp-res-gen

  1. 1. 2015 TRAVEL TRENDS2015 TRAVEL TRENDS WHATWILL201 5 LOOK LIKE FOR TRAVELE RS 50+? Poll of Baby Boomers (age 50+) who traveled for leisure in the past two years and plan on traveling in 2015. 82% say the current political events or health situations won’t impact 2015 travel plans. WHY WILL WE PACK OUR BAGS? 62% are looking for a vacation that is laid back and relaxing International Travelers Domestic Travelers Work will probably get in the way in 2015. Among those employed, ONLY 52% say they will take all or most of their vacation time in 2015 32% are likely to take work with them on personal trips 26% say it is important to stay connected to work Beyond prescriptions, the most popular travel items by gender *Parents, grandparents and children all traveling together 24% 30% Summer Vacations Weekend Getaways 32% Bucket List 22% 32% Multi– generational 35% Sunglasses 36% Camera 47% Cosmetic Bag 47% Comfortable Shoes 45% Sunglasses 47% Camera 39% Jeans 47% Comfortable Shoes POLL OF BABY BOOMERS TRAVELING IN 2015: Will travel domestically ONLY. DESTINATION 3 LOS ANGELES DESTINATION 2 DISNEY DESTINATION 1 LAS VEGAS 55% Will travel BOTH domestically & internationally. Will travel internationally ONLY. Passport Passport3% 42% 26% * Source: AARP Travel Research: 2015 Travel Trends, November 2014 (aarp.org/2015TravelTrends) Contact: Allison Kulwicki, AARP Research, akulwicki@aarp.org

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