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PHOTO: RV driving during the late afternoon in the fall. (Photo via iStock/Getty Images Plus/welcomia) RVshare , the first and largest peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace, today released its annual Travel Trend Report , with research conducted in collaboration with respected third-party data firm STR. The study analyzed consumer sentiment, travel behaviors and RVshare’s internal booking data to predict what RV travel may look like in the coming year. This year’s edition revealed that while, predictably, most people’s travel decisions continue to be primarily influenced by COVID-19 safety concerns, consumers are successfully adapting their travel habits in ways that allow them to satisfy their wanderlust. “The global travel industry has been hit hard by this pandemic, but the demand for domestic travel options remains strong, and interest in RV travel has never been greater,” said RVshare’s CEO Jon Gray. “These findings help us understand how consumer travel preferences are evolving. The results prove RV travel is here to stay, and we’re proud to be at the forefront of this new age of travel and discovery.” Over half of the consumers surveyed as part of RVshare’s research said that they plan on traveling domestically during 2021, with 70 percent citing minimal interactions with other travelers as an important factor and 40 percent indicating that they’re unlikely to use air travel. The Rise of RV Travel The findings reveal that RVs and personal vehicles will continue prevailing in 2021 as consumers’ preferred methods of transportation, with domestic getaways to outdoor attractions like […]