ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., November 9, 2023 — Remote work has allowed employees to work from anywhere – even while traveling – and many travelers are taking full advantage with blended trips.
Blended travel refers to trips that include both work and leisure time, whether it’s adding extra vacation days to a business trip or working remotely during a vacation.
Squaremouth recently polled more than 2,500 travel insurance customers regarding their upcoming travel plans and their experience with blended trips.
Nearly Half of Travelers Have Taken a Blended Trip
While mixing work with vacation may not be for everyone, almost half of Squaremouth customers confirm that they have experience mixing business with leisure. Over 43% of surveyed travelers revealed that they’ve taken a blended trip in some capacity in the past.
A Quarter of Travelers Are Planning Blended Trips In the Near Future
Squaremouth experts expect the trend of blended travel to continue moving forward. Roughly a quarter (24%) of Squaremouth customers foresee themselves taking a blended trip in some capacity within the next 12 months.
Travelers who voiced interest in blended travel indicated what type of trip appeals to them most:
- 53% of travelers would prefer adding vacation days to their business trips
- 39% would opt to work remotely while on a personal vacation
- 8% would prefer to travel and work simultaneously as a digital nomad
Methodology: Squaremouth polled more than 2,500 customers between 10/12/2023 and 10/25/2023 to learn more about the popularity of blended travel. View the full survey results here.
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