Everyone has a touch of cabin fever after the worldwide coronavirus lockdowns. So it’s no surprise that people want to travel soon. But how soon may come as a surprise.
Jill Kaiserman, a retired teacher from Wayne, Pennsylvania, is eager to trade one cabin for another. She’s already made plans to drive to her second home in Maine this summer.
“It’s the perfect kind of place for social distancing,” she says.
Whether it’s a cabin in the woods or a cruise ship cabin, Americans are dreaming of their next trip. And not just dreaming, but booking.
“Travel advisers anticipate an influx of calls in the next six to eight weeks for those looking to plan future trips,” says Misty Belles, a spokeswoman for Virtuoso, a travel agency group.
Why? Maybe it’s because there’s a pent-up demand for travel. People missed their spring break cruises and theme park vacations. Then