Top Travel Trends to Look Out for in 2020


In 2020, travel is more accessible to more people than ever before. That means there are also more awesome travel tips and trends than ever before. Whether you’re a globe trotting novice or a nomadic pro, you’ll want to check out these top five 2020 trends.

Ecotourism: More travel = more CO2 emissions. In 2020 travelers are looking to decrease their carbon footprint and show their eco friendly side. Things like taking a bus (cue your search on busrates.com, staying at LEED hotels, bringing reusable water bottles, and walking or biking within your destination city can add up to a big, measurable change.

Less Cash, More Electronic Payment: Gone are the days of stocking up on cash for trips. No matter if their traveling domestically or internationally, jet setters are taking less cash and using more convenient and, frankly, less risky forms of payment such as cards, Apple Pay, Venmo, PayPal, and more.

Off-Season Travel: Seasoned travelers know that traveling during peak season is not only more crowded, it’s also more expensive and less enjoyable. Now people are touring the Grand Canyon in December, Iceland in the Summer, and more simply because costs are lower and the payoff is higher. “Gramping”: You heard that right, ‘gramping’ is when grandparents take their grandkids on adventures and leave the parents (to hopefully relax) at home. From bus trips to Florida for some sun, sand, and Disney World to coach travel to National Parks, the options for an amazing gramp trip are almost endless.

Transformative Travel: Instead of just looking to explore the world, people are now looking to explore themselves. Wellness and cultural awareness are now a top priorities for travelers.

Wherever this year takes you, make sure to remember these travel trends to make your trip(s) extra memorable.