Overall, more than half (54 percent) travel more now than they did in their 20s.
The research was conducted by Hotels.com who have teamed up with football legend Harry Redknapp to tackle the over 65-year-old’s adventure of a lifetime with a chance to win a £5,000 voucher to start the Golden Gap year.
Harry, 74, said: “It’s been a tough year for us, but I definitely don’t feel my age and I’m feeling bad to go out and come back again.
“Adventure is permanent, and my granddaughter Molly has convinced me that it’s never too late to go on my own lifelong journey.”
The study also found that when it came to stay holidays, a road trip in the UK (32 per cent), a house to party in the Cotswolds with friends (12 per cent) and a pub across the western country (14 per cent) topped the list of trips. 65s want to continue closing.