Despite Inflation, Most Americans Plan Summer Vacations


As spiraling inflation continues to affect American households, many families are wondering if a summer vacation is possible this year. However, a recent survey of The vacationer shows that 80% of American adults plan to travel this summer. It also includes the 45% who said they would travel more than once. That means nearly 93 million Americans will travel once this summer and 115 million will travel more than once. In the 2021 Summer Travel Survey, only 173 million American adults said they would travel. According to this year’s survey, at least 35 million more Americans are expected to travel in the summer of 2022.

Moreover, the younger the youth, the more likely they are to travel abroad. Age categories considering international travel include: 27% of US adults aged 18-29; 23% of 30-44 year olds; 19% aged 45 to 60; 14% of American adults over 60. The over 60 age group is also the most likely to say they will not travel at all this summer at 26%.

Travelers looking to save money on their summer vacation without sacrificing quality are well advised to consider the following hotels and resorts.

Hawks Cay Resort, The Florida Keys

This summer in Hawks Cay, guests can take advantage of great savings with the resort’s new Escape to Island Time promotion for the island getaway they’ve been dreaming of. With snorkeling, fishing and plenty of tropical sunshine, guests can save 20% on weekdays and 10% on weekends, plus receive a $150 resort credit to spend at the spa or dining at Hawks Cay. Use code STAYHC at checkout to redeem.

The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort, Panama

The station introduces new programming and unique offerings to welcome families to Summer in Paradise. Kids dine free with new resort booking promotion, “The kids’ dinner is upon us.” The promotion includes daily breakfast for two adults and two children and a free choice of children’s menu at participating restaurants for young people under ten. Rates start at $199/night. Located in an exclusive golf and beach community on the Pacific Ocean, the Buenaventura offers attentive service and plenty of adventurous attractions.

Hotel Belmar, Costa Rica

Nestled in the mountains of Monteverde, Costa Rica, Hotel Belmar is a family getaway with 26 charming rooms and suites. The hotel offers a variety of amenities including a microbrewery, organic restaurant, juice bar and tea room, organic garden, terrace, and spa. The hotel is also home to a sustainable farm, Finca Madre Tierra, with guided tours and horseback riding. From fine dining to yoga retreats, relaxing spa treatments and more, Hotel Belmar offers a personalized and immersive experience. This summer, the hotel is offering a 15% discount on any room or suite with prices starting at $219/night for stays during the months of June, July and August using promo code Summer2022.

Frangipani Beach Resort, Anguilla

Frangipani Beach Resort is a family owned and operated luxury resort on the island of Anguilla. Located on Meads Bay, one of Anguilla’s finest beaches, the resort has 23 rooms or suites. This summer, Frangipani Beach Resort invites its guests to extend their Caribbean getaway by enjoying the Endless summer special, offering 15% off a stay of ten nights or more in any suite category from $725/night. Guests can choose from a variety of suites, all of which have kitchens, washers and dryers, and balconies or terraces with stunning bay views. Meads.

Ocean Club Hotels, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands

Located directly along famous Grace Bay Beach, Ocean Club Resorts offers two all-suite properties that offer the ultimate tropical island getaway for families. Travelers at one resort can enjoy the amenities and features of both via the “Stay at One, Play at Both” option. Complimentary transportation is included for all guests between Ocean Club and Ocean Club West, along with tennis equipment, bicycles, and beach loungers with the resorts signature pink umbrellas. Families who choose to take advantage of either Ocean Club Resort location this summer can do so with special package which can save up to 25% on their total price.


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