The holidays are coming soon. After revealing the average budget dedicated to renting accommodation, we come back to the type of trip preferred by the French. According to a study by Best lender the desires of the respondents remain rather conventional.
Between the beach and the mountain, it is quickly seen
This year, 67% of French people are going on vacation. And the sea is the big winner (73%), followed by far by the mountains (14%), the city (6.5%) and the countryside (6.5%). “The Hexagon is therefore preparing to see its coastline beset with holidaymakers in a few weeks”, underlines A.Jemma, Founding President of the likibu site in the majority of the requests currently made on its site.
For accommodation, 24% will choose a mobile home on a campsite, 22% will rent a house, 15% will go to the hotel or rent an apartment and 14% will find themselves with friends or family. And as a destination, they favor France (61%). However, 30% will go to Europe (Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Croatia, etc.) and 9%, more adventurous, will fly to more distant countries…
The couple at the heart of the holiday organization
For the time being, the French are a little late. 68% have not yet booked accommodation, although 32% have already planned. As for the organization of the event, the choice is very often made by two (59%). Although Madame takes care of it in 29% of cases and Monsieur in 12%.
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Fears about vacation rentals?
If 60% of respondents say they have never been disappointed with a vacation rental, they are still 40% have had a bad experience. To the question “would you be ready to exchange your house for the summer holidays?” 72% answer no and 18% yes. Yet it is a “very economical solution and more and more framed certainly, but which does not yet seem to attract the French…”,
What is the main fear of French people when it comes to holiday accommodation? The scam! More than half are afraid of a scam at the time of booking (64%). And on this basis, only 6% were once victim of a scam. “The best way to protect yourself is to go through a professional, whatever it is: companies are labeled, a reception is carried out on site, etc.”, explains expert
What are the most important criteria for choosing a rental?
- The geographic location,
- The price,
- The cleanliness,
- The neighborhood,
- and the modernity of the property.
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