Poll: How coronavirus is changing the way Americans travel

Among those who indicated they had leisure travel scheduled this spring, 8 percent say they have canceled a trip because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Meanwhile, 17 percent say they’ve changed or modified their travel plans because of coronavirus concerns, while about one-quarter (23%) say they’ve taken extra precautions to avoid infection while traveling. One in 11 (9%) say they’ve hit pause on making any more travel plans for the time being…

A plurality (42%) of people with travel plans say that if there was a coronavirus outbreak at the destination(s) they plan to visit, they would cancel the trip altogether. Just over one-third (35%) say they would still go on the trip, but they would take precautions to avoid infection.