Vrbo’s top drive-to destinations in Canada for the new year


Vrbo’s high drive-to locations from main metropolis areas throughout Canada embrace [1]:

From Toronto:

From Vancouver:

From Calgary:

From Montreal:

“We first noticed households flip to highway journeys early within the pandemic when air journey was unpredictable. As COVID-19 continues to throw curveballs our manner, many households are selecting to drive to their trip locations and go to trip spots which can be near dwelling,” stated Mary Zajac, Vrbo spokesperson. “From many areas of the nation, travellers can discover a fashionable trip vacation spot inside 350 kilometres on Vrbo, which is a few 3 to 4 hour automobile journey.”

Vrbo’s high rising locations from the 2022 Pattern Report additionally point out a continued curiosity in close-to-home highway journey locations. Trip rental demand for rising locations, together with Harvie Heights, Alberta; Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia; Lennox and Addington County, Ontario; Northumberland County, New Brunswick; and Powell River Regional District, British Columbia, skilled probably the most development in demand at the least 70% yr over yr. These locations are all positioned in shut proximity to the outside, however inside driving distance from city areas throughout the nation. [2]

Over the course of the pandemic, distant work and digital faculty allowed households to take highway journeys near dwelling, combining work and trip time with that change of surroundings. In 2021, demand for stays of 3-4 weeks elevated by over 40% year-over-year on Vrbo; undated searches additionally by rose by over 40% year-over-year, indicating that folks care much less about travelling throughout faculty breaks and company-wide holidays and are open to getting away each time they needed that change of surroundings. This pattern is predicted to proceed in 2022. [3]

Maintain planning and adaptability high of thoughts
On Vrbo, travellers ought to evaluate and perceive the property’s cancellation coverage earlier than reserving. Vrbo hosts set their very own cancellation insurance policies with the most versatile possibility permitting travellers to cancel their reservation as much as 14 days earlier than check-in for a full refund. Journey restrictions and space attraction closures don’t override a property’s cancellation coverage.

Households ought to verify for journey advisories and restrictions of their trip vacation spot and all the time observe well being and security steering from well being officers and native authorities. Go to this assist article for extra info.

[1]: Based mostly on Vrbo trip rental demand in Canada for Jan. 1Dec. 31, 2021.
[2]: Based mostly on Vrbo trip rental demand in Canada from Sept. 1, 2020 – August. 31, 2021 vs. Sept. 1, 2019August 31, 2020.
[3]: Based mostly on Vrbo trip rental demand in Canada from Sept. 1, 2020 – August. 31, 2021 vs. Sept. 1, 2019August 31, 2020.

About Vrbo
In 1995, Vrbo launched a brand new manner for folks to journey collectively, pairing owners with households and buddies searching for locations to remain. We had been grounded in a single function: To present folks the house they should drop the distractions of on a regular basis life and easily be collectively.

Since then, we have grown into a worldwide group of householders and travellers, with distinctive properties all over the world. Vrbo makes it straightforward and enjoyable to e book cabins, condos, seaside homes and each form of house in between. 

Vrbo is a part of Expedia Group and gives owners and property managers publicity to over 750 million visits to Expedia Group websites every month. To study extra, go to www.vrbo.com/en-ca

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