Trend Reports and Data

2017 Travel Projections: Squaremouth’s 5 Predictions of Traveler Behavior

Published by Megan Singh January 19, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL January 19, 2017 — The Zika outbreak, major storms, and an uptick in terrorist attacks impacted traveler behavior in 2016, but didn’t stop Americans from traveling, reports leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. Based on data collected from customer purchases on their website, Squaremouth reveals five predictions for traveler behavior in 2017. ...

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2016 Travel Trends: Squaremouth Report Reveals Changes in Traveler Behavior

Published by Megan Singh December 28, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL DECEMBER 28, 2016 — Health and safety concerns were at the forefront of travelers’ minds this year. Rather than avoiding travel, more Americans opted to protect their trips, according to leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth, which reported an 18% increase in the number of insured travelers from the previous year. “Over ...

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Squaremouth Report: Italy is the Top European Destination for U.S. Travelers in 2016

Published by Megan Singh December 7, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL DECEMBER 7, 2016 — Italy remained the top European destination for American travelers in 2016, according to sales data from Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison website. “Overall, Italy is the second most popular international destination for U.S. residents,” said Squaremouth spokesperson Rachael Taft. “We saw a 17% increase in customers traveling ...

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Squaremouth Report: Mexico Remains the Top International Destination for American Travelers

Published by Megan Singh November 30, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 30, 2016 — For the fifth year in a row, Mexico is the top international destination for American travelers, according to sales data from leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “Mexico has consistently been the most popular international destination among our customers,” said Squaremouth spokesperson Rachael Taft. “Despite Zika concerns earlier ...

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2016 Fastest-Growing Destinations: Travel to Alternative Destinations Surges, Says Squaremouth Report

Published by Carolyn Leckie November 18, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG FL November 18, 2016 — Cuba and Iceland were the fastest-growing destinations for American travelers in 2016, highlighting a trend of larger numbers of travelers choosing alternative destinations, according to sales data from leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “The number of U.S. travelers buying travel insurance for trips to Cuba more than ...

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One Year After Paris Attacks: France Travel Stalls, Demand for Terrorism Coverage Spikes, Reports Squaremouth

Published by Carolyn Leckie November 11, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG FL November 11, 2016 — One year after the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris, terrorism remains a top concern for American travelers. Demand for travel insurance with Terrorism coverage has tripled for top European destinations over the past year, reports leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “Terrorism is still a major concern ...

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Squaremouth Report: Slow Growth Pushes France Out of Top 5 Destinations

Published by Carolyn Leckie November 7, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 7, 2016 — France is the slowest-growing top destination for American travelers in the past year, according to sales data from leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “This year marks the first time in the past five years that France has not been among our top five destinations,” said Squaremouth spokesperson ...

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Squaremouth Report: Travel Insurance Sales for Canada Spike in 2016

Published by Carolyn Leckie October 24, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 24, 2016 — Travel to Canada is growing at a faster rate than any other popular destination, according to sales data from leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “We’ve seen a huge increase in customers traveling to Canada this year, especially this summer,” said Squaremouth spokesperson Rachael Taft. “Canada has become ...

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Squaremouth Report: Domestic Travel Growing Slower Than International

Published by Steven Benna September 27, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 27, 2016 — International travel is outpacing domestic travel among U.S. residents, according to sales data from leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “The United States remains the top destination among our American customers,” said Squaremouth spokesperson Rachael Taft. “However, travel to popular international destinations, including Mexico and Canada, is growing at ...

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Spotlight on Cuba: Travel Rises, Trips More Affordable, Reports Squaremouth

Published by Steven Benna September 13, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 13, 2016 — With travel to Cuba becoming easier for Americans, leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth reports a significant increase in the number of customers buying policies for travel to Cuba, while the average cost of a trip to Cuba has decreased. Summer Travel to Cuba Triples 222% more Squaremouth ...

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Zika Virus and Travel: Popular Destinations Remain Resilient, Says Squaremouth Report

Published by Steven Benna September 8, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 8, 2016 — Despite a wave of CDC alerts for the Zika virus since the beginning of the year, Americans are still traveling to affected destinations, according to a report by leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “It does not appear that Zika virus is deterring travelers from going to the most ...

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2016 Fall Travel Trends: Squaremouth Reveals Travel Insurance Insights

Published by Steven Benna August 30, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 30, 2016 — Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth details notable trends among Americans traveling this fall. Where are Americans traveling this fall? Fall Travel Sees Greatest Growth Among Alternative Destinations 149% increase in Americans insuring trips to Cuba this fall as commercial flights are set to begin 80% decrease in ...

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Squaremouth Trend Report: New Data Shows Travelers Adapting After Terrorism

Published by Steven Benna August 25, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 25, 2016 — Interest in Terrorism coverage continues to grow in the wake of recent terrorist attacks, reports Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison site. While the continued threat of terrorism has not stopped Americans from traveling, the report shows a shift in travel to certain European destinations following repeated attacks in the region. Repeated ...

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2016 Summer Travel Trends: Squaremouth Reveals Travel Insurance Insights

Published by Carolyn Leckie June 30, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 30, 2016 — Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth details notable trends among Americans traveling this summer. Where are Americans traveling this summer? Boost to Alternative Destinations in Light of Terrorist Threats 70% jump in travel to Canada, overtaking popular European destinations Alternative European destinations grow, with notable increase in policies ...

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Terrorism’s Impact on Travel: Squaremouth Reveals Travel Insurance Trends

Published by Carolyn Leckie June 23, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 23, 2016 — The threat of terrorism is not preventing Americans from traveling, but it is prompting travelers to take more precautions. Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth reveals notable trends in travel insurance sales that indicate how travelers respond after a terrorist attack. Is Terrorism Affecting How Americans Travel? More ...

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2016 Spring Travel Trends: Squaremouth Reveals Travel Insurance Insights

Published by Megan Singh May 5, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL May 5, 2016 — Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth details notable trends among Americans traveling this spring. Where are Americans traveling this spring? World Events Impact Americans’ Choices for Spring Travel Destinations Relaxed travel restrictions boost travel to Cuba by 178% With a severe Zika virus outbreak, spring travel to Puerto Rico fell ...

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2015 Travel Insurance Trends Reveal the State of the Travel Industry, Says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh December 30, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 30, 2015 — Throughout the past year, major events, from restored diplomatic relations with Cuba to terrorist attacks in Paris, left a lasting impact on the way people travel. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, reveals how the top travel insurance trends of 2015 indicate the state of the ...

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