Consumer Expenditure Survey

Section 18, Part F - Trips and Vacations - Local Overnight Stays

Section 18, Part F collects detailed information about local overnight stays, including the value of any package deals and expenses for lodging, food, and entertainment.

Sometimes people stay overnight in a local hotel or motel during holidays, family getaways, moves, or home repair.
Since the first of the reference month, have you or any member of your household stayed overnight in a local hotel or motel?

How many nights did you or any member of your household spend away from home on this stay? [enter value] _____________________

Sometimes when people stay away from home overnight they have some sort of package deal that covers some or all of the costs. Was all or part of this stay covered by anything like that?

Did the package deal include anything for...

. . . Food and beverages?

Did the package deal include anything for...

. . .Lodging?

Did the package deal include anything for...

. . .Entertainment?

Did the package deal include ...

. . . Anything else?

* Specify: [enter text] _____________________

How much did you or any member of your household pay for the package deal? [enter value] _____________________

Did you or any member of your household spend anything for hotels, motels, cottages, trailer camps, or other lodging not counting what the package deal covered?

What was the cost, including taxes and tips? [enter value] _____________________

Did you or any member of your household spend anything for meals, snacks, or drinks at restaurants, bars, or fast food places not counting what the package deal covered?

What was the cost, including taxes and tips? [enter value] _____________________

Was any of the "meals, snacks, or drinks" for alcoholic beverages?

What was the cost for alcoholic beverages, including taxes and tips? [enter value] _____________________

Did you or any member of your household spend anything for food or beverages at grocery stores, convenience stores, or liquor stores?

What were the expenses, including taxes? [enter value] _____________________

Was any of the "food or beverages" for alcoholic beverages?

What was the cost for alcoholic beverages, including taxes? [enter value] _____________________

Did you or any members of your household spend anything on this stay for entertainment or admissions not counting what the package deal covered?

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How much did you or any members of your household pay? [enter value] _____________________

* Are there combined expenses for food/beverages, lodging, transportation, or other things?

* Only those things the respondent could not provide individual expenses for should be combined and entered here. [enter value] _____________________

Does this include anything for. . .

. . .Food and beverages?

Does this include anything for. . .

. . .Lodging?

Does this include anything for. . .

. . . Entertainment?

Does this include any. . .

. . . Other expenses?

Did you or any member of your household have any other stays at local hotels or motels?

End of Section 18F

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Last Modified Date: April 30, 2013

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