Top holiday fears revealed in poll
Holidays, especially ones to idyllic beach locations, are supposed to be joyous occasions where the memories made are only of the happy variety.
However, a survey by travel agent Sunshine has revealed that holidaymakers do worry about many things that could go wrong while on an overseas break.
These holiday fears, according to 53% of those polled, have ruined at least one of their trips.
The most ‘popular’ holiday fears people experience is that they will not get a decent tan during their break, followed closely by losing their passport and their luggage.
Many, according to the poll, also worried about missing a flight. This can easily be avoided by arriving at the airport several hours before the departure time, while taking a bus to the airport can also help to make holiday travel as stress-free as possible.
Other travellers said they were most concerned about staying in accommodation that they did not deem to be good enough.
Other unfavourable occurrences that played on the mind of holidaymakers include bad weather, not having enough money to spend while on holiday and not liking the resort.
Last, but by no means least, holidaymakers feared getting ill or getting burnt by the sun.
Sunshine questioned a total of 1,672 people for the survey.
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