2021 Breakdown: European Travel Habits

Which country has the most frugal travellers? Which one has the biggest procrastinators? We looked at travel habits all across Europe. See if your country scores - and in what.

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Travel habits by country

See which countries scored in the “Most” categories - Solo travellers, Early birds, etc - and which ones scored in the “Least” categories, e.g. Group travellers and Sleepy heads.

Spontaneous vs Planners

Poland
SpontaneousPoland had the most last-minute flight searches (28%)
Germany
PlannersGermany had the least last-minute flight searches (20%)

Solo travellers vs Group travellers

Spain
Solo travellersSpain had the highest share of solo flight searches (76%)
The Netherlands
Group travellersThe Netherlands had the lowest share of solo flight searches (65%)

Big spenders vs Most frugal

The United Kingdom
Big spendersThe United Kingdom had the highest share of first-class or business-class flights (6%)
France
Most frugalFrance had the lowest share of first-class or business-class flights (1%)

Staycationers vs Anywhere-but-here

Italy
StaycationersItaly had the highest share of domestic hotel searches (81%)
The Netherlands
Anywhere-but-hereThe Netherlands had the lowest share of domestic hotel searches (21%)

Longest-trip travellers vs Shortest-trip travellers

The United Kingdom
Longest-trip travellersThe United Kingdom had the longest average trip duration from flight searches (9.5 days)
Poland
Shortest-trip travellers Poland had the shortest average trip duration from flight searches (6.7 days)

Road lovers vs International jetsetters

Spain
Road loversSpain had the highest share of car hire searches (23%)
France
International jetsettersFrance had the highest share of international flight searches (67%)

At-work searchers vs At-home searchers

France
At-work searchersFrance had the most flight searches during business hours (46%)
Sweden
At-home searchersSweden had the least flight searches during business hours (42%)

Early birds vs Sleepy heads

Sweden
Early birdsSweden had the most searches for flights before 8am (4%)
Spain
Sleepy headsSpain had the least searches for flights before 8am (2%)