Inflation, COVID-19 holding Canadians back from holiday travel, poll suggests


Global News

According to Ipsos polling done exclusively for Global News, three-quarters of Canadians are comfortable travelling within Canada while only half say the same for international travel.

Among those who are uncomfortable — inflation and contracting COVID-19 are the top concerns.

Sixty-five per cent of respondents consider high prices as a major barrier while 61 per cent are afraid of contracting the virus or remain anxious about relaxed travel restrictions.