This summer, most of the French who go on holiday want to stay in France

Since June 2, the French can again move freely in the whole of france. On Monday 15 June, the internal borders of the european Union that have started to reopen

This summer, most of the French who go on holiday want to stay in France

Since June 2, the French can again move freely in the whole of france. On Monday 15 June, the internal borders of the european Union that have started to reopen and for travel outside the EU, Christophe Castaner and Jean-Yves Le Drian announced on Friday 13 June that France " will proceed with a gradual opening of the external borders of Schengen as from 1 July ".

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All the lights are green so that the French can go on vacation this summer almost normally. Yet, according to a survey Opinion Way for Sofinco, the crisis of the Covid-19 has changed the holiday plans of many of them : 44% of respondents only expect to go on vacation this summer (59% of ile-de-france) compared to 60% in 2019.

Among them, 71% have chosen France as a destination, 16 % have decided to go abroad and 12% are still reluctant to maintain their residence outside French territory.

stays reduced by the fear of a second wave

According to OpinionWay, the French vacationers wish to stay in France for three reasons : in the first place to comply with the recommendations of government, but also to support the French economy since 86% of the respondents are of the opinion that the local economy has advantage needs to be sustained that the French airlines. Finally, 65% of French people interviewed have simply expressed their desire to spend their holidays in France.

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On the budget at their summer holidays, the French are willing to devote 1234 euros in average, € 231 less than in 2019. The French were expected to devote 30% of this budget on housing (31% in 2019), 27% to the food (three points more than last year) and 22% in transport (24% in 2019). The budget devoted to leisure remains the same as in 2019 (21%).

This summer, more than a third of holidaymakers (36%) expect to reduce the duration of their stay compared to last year. The same proportion reports that it plans to leave one week or less this summer when 27% prefer long stays of three weeks or more.

Finally, this survey tells us that 64% of French tourists are afraid having to cancel their holiday, therefore the half of the French, who are from this summer have decided to book their stay at the last minute.

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