5 Big Travel Trends for 2013

by Nate Wooley | January 2, 2013 12:20 pm

airplane cabin interior empty 630 flickr 300x225 5 Big Travel Trends for 2013[1]Travelers can expect to pay more for fares and fees in 2013.

Air prices and other travel fees are going up in the new year, USA TODAY reports[2]. That, combined with fewer air routes, means hitting the road (and skies) is going to cost more.

While the air travel industry was profitable overall last year, analysts expect air carriers to attempt to improve their bottom lines in 2013 with the use of fees and other not-so-hidden charges in 2013.

Here’s a breakdown of some big travel trends USA TODAY expects to see in 2013:

USA TODAY‘s full look at 2013 travel trends can be viewed here.[3]

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Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/airplane_cabin_interior_empty_630_flickr.jpg
  2. USA TODAY reports: http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/2013/01/01/2013-trend-report-what-to-expect-in-travel-this-year/1800977/
  3. USA TODAY‘s full look at 2013 travel trends can be viewed here.: http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/2013/01/01/2013-trend-report-what-to-expect-in-travel-this-year/1800977/
  4. United Airlines to Increase Club Fees in 2013: http://investorplace.com/2012/12/united-airlines-to-increase-club-fees-in-2013/
  5. Southwest Airlines to Add New Fees Next Year: http://investorplace.com/2012/12/southwest-airlines-to-add-new-fees-next-year/
  6. American Airlines Adds New Fee Twist: http://investorplace.com/2012/12/american-airlines-adds-new-fee-twist/

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