3 out of 4 Indians ready to spend on travel: Survey

According to a recent survey by professional online travel search engine ‘’, around 75 per cent of Indian respondents are agreeing to spend nearly Rs 25,000 for a seasonal trip.

As per the company, Indians prefer to travel during summer to avoid the wrath of summer heat. Over 75 per cent prefer to travel by air, followed by 90 per cent to rely on Indian Railways.

People to a large extent also try to rely on budget hotels, rather than preferring star properties. Also, there is a huge rise in homestay bookings that gives better ambience to the traveller. Destinations of the choice include Goa, Kerala, Leh-Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Andamans and Lakshadweep islands.

“Indians are looking for a summer break and are spending more on vacationing, which is great news for the overall travel industry. There is also a desire for increased comfort while travelling with more than 75 per cent planning to travel by air, and 62 per cent planning to stay in a higher end accommodation,” said Sharat Dhall, Chief Operating Officer (B2C),