Online holiday bookings in the Netherlands 2016-2019, by age

As of 2019, roughly 71 percent of the 25-to 35-years-olds booked their holidays online. This was an increase compared to the previous year and, when compared to other age groups, the highest share of people who booked their holidays online. Overall, the share of online booked holidays increased within nearly every age group between the period of 2017 to 2019. Observing the leading online travel agencies based on revenue in the Netherlands, TUI Netherlands, KLM and Travix (Vliegwinkel.nl) made-up the top three in 2017. TUI Netherlands generated a revenue of 630 million euros, whereas KLM (airline) and Travix had a revenue of 610 and 510 million euros, respectively.

Most of the Dutch tourists spent their summer holidays abroad

In 2019, it is forecast that 11.3 million Dutch individuals were going on holidays during the long-haul summer holidays. From the total of 11.3 million, roughly nine spent their holidays abroad, whereas 2.5 million Dutch tourists went on holidays in their own country.

Couples without children spent the most on holidays

Couples without children had the highest average holiday expenditure in 2019. Approximately 2,900 euros was spent on holidays by couples with no children, whereas families spent nearly 2,700 euros on average. A significant difference compared to the previous year, when families spent nearly 2,700 euros on holidays and couples within children 2,447 euros.

Share of the holidays booked online in the Netherlands from 2016 to 2019, by age

2016201720182019
75 years and older7.1%8.2%14.4%11.7%
65 to 75 years27.5%31.3%32%36.3%
55 to 65 years45.1%47.2%50.7%51.1%
45 to 55 years55.9%58.6%62.3%64.6%
35 to 45 years57.9%54.1%65.2%69.2%
25 to 35 years63.3%68.5%69%71.1%
18 to 25 years50.8%58.9%58.9%60.1%
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

2016 to 2019

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