According to a new survey, love is in the air, though it may stay grounded
during Valentine's Day as airfare trafficker Yapta's Valentine's Day Travel
Survey found that most romantic fliers stay closer to home on February 14.
survey posed questions to 6,500 single and involved travelers with the goal of
discovering how romantic conquest may sway one's flying habits. Results showed
that 60 percent of those surveyed planned on taking some form of romantic
vacation with their significant other over the coming year.
Though this suggests
that a lot of couples may soon be taking to the skies, only 14 percent of those
who responded positively indicated that they would be flying this Valentine's
Day. The survey also polled romance travelers on their favorite destinations for
romance with Italy taking the top spot with 22 percent, followed by Hawaii with
18 percent, France and the Caribbean tied at 10 percent and French Polynesia
rounding out the list with 9 percent.
Respondents also found travel to be an
excellent way to meet someone, with 13 percent reporting to have found love in
an airport or on an airplane, while one in four claimed to have taken a trip
exclusively to meet someone.