Domestic Travel

  %Comp Index
Took air trip within the US past 12 months 74.4% 121
Average trips taken 5.1  
Regions visited    
South Atlantic 47.5%  
Middle Atlantic 42.3%  
New England 31.8%  
Pacific 38.1%  
Mountain 31.3%  
East North Central 22.6%  
West South Central 16.4%  
West North Central 11.4%  
East South Central 10.9%  
Alaska 2.5% 150
Hawaii 5.7% 113
Travel expenditures past 12 months    
Total travel expenditures    
Spent $10,000+ 29.0% 262
Average expenditure $9,700 219
Personal Travel and Vacations within the US    
Average expenditure $4,100 193
Average # night spent in hotel/motel past 12 months 16.1  

Source: 2008 Ipsos Mendelsohn Natural History Subscriber Study. Indexes based on 2008 Mendelsohn Affluent Survey