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  1. TRAVEL BARRIERS

  2. Definition – Travel Barriers • Factors that make it difficult for us to travel or force us to stay home • If your desire to travel is strong enough you will overcome these barriers • Travel barriers may still affect choice of destination

  3. Cost • Trips are expensive • We have to budget our money and save • Ex. When fuel costs are low, travel increases

  4. Time • People have jobs, family and other commitments that limit time available for traveling

  5. Family Stage • Parents with children may not travel because of cost and inconvenience • Families may avoid specific types of travel, ie. Adventure tourism • Retired couples and young dual income families without children can afford to travel more

  6. Weather • Travel can be hindered by weather • Ex. Winter storms, hurricanes, extreme heat

  7. Fear • Things that may discourage people from traveling • Political Conflicts • High Crime Rates • Terrorism • Flying • Sickness • Fear of the unknown

  8. Health • Poor health may keep people from travelling • Poor health makes it difficult to get travel insurance

  9. Lack of Interest • People have other interests than travelling • They might rather stay home

  10. Travel Quest Text • On page 13 and 14 answer questions 23 and 24 in your notebooks • For the scenario questions in question 24, write the persons name and the corresponding travel barrier • Ex. Guptas - Fear