Wednesday, 28 October 2020


With the increase of Covid-19 restrictions across the country, over half (51%) of adults in Ireland were impacted and changed their Staycation plans effecting bookings worth over €100 million.


iReach has surveyed adults in Ireland on whether they have had to cancel their Staycation plans due to the most recent lockdown. The nationwide survey ran between 20th October and 27th of October and received over 1,000 responses from adults on a nationally representative basis by Age, Gender and Region.


·        36% of households had to change their travel plans within Ireland due to the most recent Level 5 COVID-19 Lockdown.


·       254,800 adults in Ireland had to change the Staycation plans in Ireland due to the most recent lockdown, with an average booking deposit of €410 per booking, leading to a loss in spend on total bookings of €104,468,000.


·       15% of respondents lost money on deposits or bookings due to the cancellation of travel plans here and overseas.


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iReach Insights provides a range of research and market intelligence services in Ireland and Europe. iReach has built a Consumer Decisions Research Panel of 40,000 members in Ireland, delivering robust research insights. The survey questions were included in the Nationally Representative iReach Consumer Decisions Omnibus run between the 20th and the  27th of October 2020 and has a 2.5% Confidence Interval and 95% Confidence Level.




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