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Independence Day Spending

Independence Day is quickly approaching and according to an annual survey by Visa, Fourth of July spending will be up 58%. This year, the Visa survey found that respondents plan to spend significantly more at an average of $300. In 2012, respondents planned to spend an average of $190 on the Fourth of July holiday whether they were traveling or staying at home.




The survey results are based on 2,033 telephone interviews conducted nationally from July 16-19 and August 6-9, 2015, in cooperation with ORC International’s Omnibus Service “Telephone Caravan." View research.