Travel made a huge comeback this summer as we thought we could see the end of COVID-19. Many were booking flights and hotels, taking road trips, renting Airbnbs, and finding the next tropical destination that would soon be open.
But the Delta variant is causing people to question vacationing, and the travel industry is trying to adjust. Along with this, the cost of travel is starting to rise. Destination Analytics found in a recent survey that people’s optimism in travel had crashed by 40% since early June.
Here’s what the New York Times reported on how prices are rising and what you can expect when planning your next trip this fall: