A majority of Americans say they are likely to travel for summer vacation this year, but high prices for gas, hotels and flights are weighing on those plans, a Washington Post-Schar School poll finds.

Less of a concern for this year’s travelers: coronavirus, which less than 3 in 10 Americans say is a major factor in their summer vacation plans.

With inflation the highest in four decades, cost concerns dominate considerations about traveling this summer. About 6 in 10 Americans, 61%, say gas prices are a “major factor” in making their summer vacation plans. A 54% majority say hotel or lodging prices are playing a major factor in their plans, and 52% say the same about flight prices.

Of the 72% of Americans who say they will “definitely” or “probably” go away on a summer trip, more than three-quarters expect at least some of their travel to be by car. Half plan to take a flight to get to their vacation destinations, according to the survey of 1,055 adults nationwide, conducted by The Post and George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government.... Read More: Washington Post