50% Indian Millennials are Worried About Having Children as it might reduce their Quality Holidays

Tanya Dubey | Jun 6, 2017, 03.00PM IST
Expedia- a full service online travel company released the 2017 millennial survey, an annual study of millennials across multiple countries and continents.

The survey highlights that 31% of hitched Indian millennials agree that having children has had a negative impact on the quality of their holidays. But we aren’t so modern either yet; going against the popular fad of solo travel, the Indian millennials prefer to travel to spend quality time with family (50% - Multi-generational), partner (42%), friends (37%), Children (20%) or alone (7%). Getaway from work (50%) and busting stress (46%), remain the highest motivation factors for millennials to travel. The cash and deal savvy Indian millennial is also eventually moving towards loyalty programs, where-in 33% have used loyalty points for bookings and over 45% would like to use it in future. They are also picking up, when it comes to cryptocurrency like Bitcoins, with 12% having used bitcoins already and 41% would like to use it in future.
Other Travel Trends:

  • 94 % use a smartphone
  • 56% use a tablet
  • 23% use a wearable device that connects to the internet
  • 21% use an e-reader
  • 21% use a handheld game device
  • 24% women use handheld gaming devices
Roaming is a necessity
At least once every 6 months

At least once every year

71% have a holiday in India

91% have a holiday in India

22% have a holiday abroad

51% have a holiday abroad

31% travel for business abroad

44% travel for business abroad


Trotting around Asia is the goal

Within the next 5 years, they would like to travel to

  • Asia -34% | Europe -18% | United States 14% | Australia – 11%
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