93% of Brits would take the COVID vaccine if it meant they could go on holiday

As the world prepares to welcome 2021, specialist travel insurance firm Medical Travel Compared has surveyed 2,000 holidaymakers to reveal how we’re all feeling about vaccinating against COVID-19 in order to holiday abroad in the new year. View the full results of the research here.

The outlook of travel in the new year remains positive across the UK. 70% of respondents indicated they were more likely to start travelling abroad again once they had received the vaccine.

76% said that they would still go on holiday if they were required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival at their destination and 75% said they would be willing to take the test upon departure.

The top 3 safety measures Brits want in order to feel safe about travelling again

Despite the positive sentiments expressed about the vaccine, the survey also revealed 43% still feel unsafe when it comes to travelling abroad. The most pressing issue of concern, shared by 66% of respondents, is whether or not their travel insurance will cover COVID-19 should they contract the virus.

Despite concerns, 36% indicated they intend to book a holiday in the near future, with most people saying they would choose to vacation in Europe. The most popular month to book a holiday in 2021 is May, followed by April 2021 and June 2021 respectively.

 

Sourced from: Medical Travel Compared