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Top 2022 Holiday Travel Trends: Travel Gets Longer, Pricier, and More Adventurous

ST. PETERSBURG Fla., Nov. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for the holiday travel season, travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com analyzed data from thousands of holiday travelers to identify four trends indicating a new era of travel.

Winter Vacations are Getting Longer and More Expensive

After two winters marred by travel precautions, Americans are more excited to spend the holidays on vacation.

Sunny Destinations Remain Popular in Winter

Although trips to the Caribbean dropped in Summer 2022, travelers are once again opting for warmer weather destinations in the winter months.

Mexico, The Bahamas, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic are among the top insured trips this holiday season, comprising a combined total of one in five insured trips (21.11%).

Top 10 Winter 2022 Destinations


Percent of Sales

Average Trip Cost

Average Trip Length in Days

United States

13.82 %




12.07 %




4.00 %




3.27 %




2.87 %




2.63 %



Costa Rica

2.54 %



Dominican Republic

2.50 %




2.41 %




1.92 %



Antarctica Becomes Top Destination for the First Time

For the first time ever, Antarctica is becoming a must-see winter destination for travelers.

European Christmas Markets Back on Itineraries

Two popular destinations are back in the top 10 for the 2022 holiday season:

Methodology: Squaremouth analytics compared travel insurance policy sales for trips being insured between November 21, 2022 and January 8, 2023.

Notes to editors

Travelers can quote, compare, and buy travel insurance for their holiday travel on Squaremouth.com. Squaremouth sells over 90 plans from 20+ providers, and offers the largest portfolio of products offering coverage related to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Available Topic Expert: Megan Moncrief, Chief Marketing Officer, and Joe Cortez, Travel Expert & Analyst, are available for comment and interview. Contact jcortez@squaremouth.com to arrange an interview.

Squaremouth maintains a list of country insurance requirements here: https://www.squaremouth.com/destinations

About Squaremouth: Squaremouth.com has insured over 2 million travelers. Using Squaremouth's intuitive quoting and comparison engine, award-winning support team, and verified customer reviews, travelers can save time and money to find the best travel insurance policy for their trip.

SOURCE Squaremouth

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