The research, which investigated Australian attitudes and behaviours towards travel following the pandemic, has revealed that the appetite for travel is strong following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, with nine in 10 (92 per cent) Australians planning to travel within Australia or overseas over the next two years.
However, the research shines a light on how post-pandemic travel concerns are currently shaping Australian travel decisions including: destination considerations, accommodation choices, holiday activities and attitudes towards risk and travel insurance.
Key insights from the research show that:
- 92 per cent of Australians are planning to travel domestically or overseas in the next two years
- 75 per cent of Australians who plan to travel in the next two years will be more concerned about health and safety when travelling now, compared to before the pandemic
- 89 per cent of Australian travellers claim a destination’s Covid-19 record will impact their decision to travel there
- 80 per cent of Australian travellers now consider travel insurance a high priority for international travel and 65 per cent now consider domestic travel insurance a high priority
- 36 per cent of 18-24-year-olds do not consider travel insurance a high priority for international travel.