The State of Holiday Bookings & Travel Patterns Amid COVID-19

A breakdown of global booking data covering the upcoming holiday season, shedding a light on travel patterns and personas so property management companies can plan accordingly.


Key Findings

Get the latest data on global holiday booking patterns, as well as the travel personas that every short-term rental property management company and professional host must be prepared to cater to.

Key findings Property Management Industry Holiday Report -Guesty

Property Management Industry Holiday Report -Guesty

Christmas & New Year’s
Eve Booking Numbers

Though global reservation volume went up 5% in Fall 2020 compared to the end of Summer 2020, when looking at booking numbers for these three upcoming holidays, we are seeing significantly less reservations.

Property Management Industry Holiday Report -Guesty

Guests Will Pay More To
Travel This Holiday Season

Though less people have booked stays thus far, on average those who have are shelling out more cash when booking and are also reserving their accommodations for longer periods of time compared to last year.

Property Management Industry Holiday Report -Guesty

More Bookings Are Coming

In September, 15% of reservations across all major short-term rental booking channels were made the same day. Over 40% of reservations were made within 7 days of the reservation itself and an additional 30% were made within a 30-day window of the reservation.

What Else is Inside?

Travel Personas To Cater To

Global Rest Of Year
Booking Data

Predictions On The Future Of
The Short-Term Rental