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Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) – Foreign travel – August 2021

People’s opinions and feelings towards travelling overseas during the pandemic and whether the Government’s approach with travel rules is supported by the public

• 35% of people have booked a foreign holiday for this summer
• I feel comfortable with people travelling abroad – 11%
• I have a few concerns about people travelling abroad but I’m not particularly worried about it – 19%
• I don’t have any feelings either way about whether people travel abroad or not – 14%
• I feel anxious about people travelling abroad – 21%
• People should not currently be allowed to travel abroad – 26%

Date Published: 16/08/2021

Client: Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA)


Savanta ComRes interviewed 2,047 UK adults online from 6th to 8th August 2021. Data were weighted by age, gender, region and socio-economic characteristics such as social grade. Savanta ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.

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