News | OnlineTravel booking windows, trip planning sources - snapshot of a city-state [INFOGRAPHIC]This article was originally published onBy Karthick Prabu | July 9, 2014 Over three in four Singapore consumers plan their travel less than a month in advance, reveals a new survey. Market research company GfK conducted a "Consumer Travel Tracker" study among 500 travellers in Singapore during April and May this year. Key takeaways from the study are presented below: Short term planners: 76% of respondents made their booking in less than a month from the travel date. 45% of this respondents are in the age range of 26-35.Mid term planners: 14% of respondents booked their trip two to six months before the travel date.Long term planners: 10% of respondents booked their trip six months in advance.When it comes to trip planning sources, a majority of respondents (80%) planned their trip online. Friends, relatives and colleagues were the second top most source of travel planning for 40% of respondents. Travel agencies, travel fairs, and newspapers were the third most popular source of trip planning for 20% of respondents.Traditional brick-and-mortar travel agents remained popular for travel packages to other regions apart from Asia and Europe, according to less than a third of respondents.Travelers are more inclined to receive assistance for their bookings and planning from the agencies when traveling to unfamiliar regions, according to the study.NB:Singapore image via Shutterstock.