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Drunken holiday injuries for middle-aged, not just for teenagers

Middle-aged Brits are just as likely to end up with drunken injuries on holiday as youngsters, a new study has revealed. While teenagers and twenty-somethings are thought to be the biggest culprits for drunken antics abroad, those in their late thirties and forties are suffering their fair share of mishaps after enjoying too much sangria [...]


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Repeat visits – holidaymakers visit favourite resort six times in a lifetime

Millions of Brits admit to staying in their travel comfort zone, visiting the same holiday destination year after year, a survey has revealed. Researchers, who carried out a detailed study, found despite the incredible array of holidays on offer around the globe a large percentage of us stick with what, and where, we know. The [...]


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Brits spend three times longer planning a holiday than they do enjoying it

Brits spend more time planning and researching their holiday than they do actually enjoying it, new research has revealed. The average holidaymaker will spend a total of 18 days planning their whole holiday – but just SIX days having fun. Researchers found the average person will book themselves a 10 night break abroad, with many [...]


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Sightseeing – more Brits have seen the Eiffel Tower than Buckingham Palace

The average Brit has only seen one in four of the UK’s top landmarks, a study has revealed. Researchers have found that despite ‘Staycations’ becoming all the rage during the recession, millions of us have failed to visit the attractions and locations on our own doorstep. In fact, around two thirds are yet to see [...]


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60% now forget to pack everything for a holiday (a quarter even run out of clothes)

Six out of ten Brits arrive at their holiday destination – only to realise they’ve forgotten something, research has revealed. A study found stress-induced last minute panic and a general shortage of time to think clearly about what to pack are the most common reasons for the blunders. The figures show as many as one [...]


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13,500 miles travelled to eleven countries – by the age of 16

The average child will travel more than 13,500 miles, try 77 foreign dishes and visit at least eleven different countries by the time they are 16, new research has shown. A study of 2,000 people found the typical globe-trotting youngster will have been to 11 destinations by the time they reach adulthood, clocking up a [...]


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A Lifetime of Holidays- 17 different countries and 282,000 miles travelled

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Sun-seeking Brits will travel to 17 different countries, fly almost 282,000 miles and spend 90 days lounging by the pool over their lifetime. A study of 2,000 Brits has revealed that 228 books will be read, 456 ice-creams will be eaten and 2,394 alcoholic drinks will be sipped. Additionally, almost three months will be spent [...]


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