Budget-conscious travelers may be staying closer to home this holiday season or driving instead of flying.
That seemed to be the major finding of the latest American Express Spending and Saving Tracker report.
According to the survey, only 35 percent intend to fly to a holiday destination this year, down 7 percent from 2012. Instead, 70 percent say they plan to drive.
The report revealed that 68 percent of travelers are focusing on trips to enjoy the holidays with family and friends.
The survey revealed that 33 percent marked "budget" as the first deciding factor in planning a trip, 1 percent ahead of destination choice.