As many as 62 percent people prefer self-planned trips over the packages provided by travel agencies, according to a survey carried out in six metro cities — Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune, and Bengaluru.

The survey, conducted by Chrome Data Analytics and Media, was conducted on 2,468 people in the age group of 35-54 years constituting 52 percent males and 48 percent females.

It said that 59 percent of the respondents would prefer a nature-related destination for holidays. It also said that 48 percent would prefer traveling with their friends.

According to the survey, US is the dream destination for 35 percent of the respondents.

At least 60 percent of the respondents “usually” holiday for less than seven days, it said

Around 33 percent said that their travel plans got affected by the number of official leaves they got.