The high inflation registered months ago in spain is causing 80% of Spaniards to intend to reduce their vacation days this year. The high prices of both tourist accommodation and leisure activities mean that this year Spanish travelers are considering cutting back on their vacations so that their budgets are not greatly reduced.
According to a study carried out by HomeExchange in collaboration with the Appinio Institute, eight out of ten Spaniards will be forced to cut their spending on leisure and vacations due to the general increase in prices. For this reason, home exchange is positioned as an alternative to be taken into account by almost 30% of Spaniards on their next vacation. And it is that the desire to travel remains intact among national travelers. This is demonstrated by the same study that ensures that 90% of Spaniards30% more than last year, they would like to go on holiday more often or for longer, but cannot afford it.
These trends would therefore reflect the existing gap between the need for Spaniards to go on vacation to rest and disconnect, and the high cost of this activity due to the increase in prices derived from inflation. In this context of uncertainty, many travelers say that they would consider the possibility of exchange your home if with this mode they can travel more economically.
According to the aforementioned study, its users can save up to 30% of their budget for vacations. In addition, this ‘slow and responsible’ way of traveling offers greater immersion in the culture and local economy of the destination. The platform closed 2022 with very positive data in Spain, with more than 610,000 overnight stays, 71% more than last year and 37% more than in 2019, the year before the pandemic.
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