The upcoming Independence Day holiday would ordinarily be a very busy one for vacationing Iowans, but a new estimate finds travel will be down about 15-percent this summer, compared to last year.
Mark Peterson of Triple-A Iowa, says the COVID-19 pandemic has fewer people expected to hit the road:
OC…….”see attitude” :08
With people avoiding airports and hotels, Iowa recreational vehicle dealers are reporting record sales and rentals.
OC………way to go. ;13
Airports in Iowa and at various destinations are expected to be nearly vacant.
Leisure air travel is predicted to be down 74-percent between July and September from a year ago.
Worse yet, travel by rail, bus or cruise ship is expected to fall 86-percent for the quarter, compared to 2019.