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Holiday Habits

Holiday Habits UNCOVERING OUR HOLIDAY HABITS Guide book MoneySupermarket surveyed 100 top bloggers to find out the nation's holiday habits. Here's a look at how they prepare for their holidays, and what they get up to while they're away... PREPARING FOR THE HOLIDAY reeee, The average 30 day Holiday in July/ 42%) September - Just 9% live time spent life on the researching a holiday is over 30 days the most popular time of year for edge and book last minute travel TOP 5 MOST POPULAR TYPES OF HOLIDAY 40% SMARTPHONES ARE THE MOST POPULAR HOLIDAY GADGET - OVER HALF OUR BLOGGERS WON'T GO ON HOLIDAY WITHOUT ONE 24% 13% %/ Activity City break All-inclusive Sightseeing Beach HOLIDAY ACTION PLAN WE ALL HAVE OUR LITTLE RITUALS TO MAKE SURE WE LOOK GOOD FOR THE BEACH, BUT WHAT ARE THE MOST POPULAR ACTIVITIES ON THE BLOGGERS' PRE-HOLIDAY CHECKLISTS? 24% 14% 13% keep their beach body all year Exercise get a spray tan/Go to a tanning salon Go Get a Get a Get a more/go to the haircut manicure/ bikini on a diet дуm pedicur wax round Top 3 ways to prepare kids for holiday 20 3| 29% 20% 17% Stock up on Buy new Talk to kids about sun lotion clothes beach safety Most travel once per year, taking their holiday during the summer MOST POPULAR GADGET FOR KIDS Top 3 holiday activities of parents pack O23% an iPad/tablet 24% computer to keep Sightseeing their kids entertained $21% Walking 20% Sunbathing 8% travel without insurance SPENDS On average our bloggers spend over £400 per person on their holidays But... a shocking 56% only wear 75% of the clothes they take and 23% only They spend over £100 Cily wear 50% on average on holiday clothes Guide book buy travel insurance on the same day we book the holiday MEN V WOMEN of men think women women take too think men long to get ready while on holiday drink too much on holiday Stephen Fry was the most popular choice for both sexes Guide book Women are far more likely to purchase travel of men think Guide book insurance women pack too much Men chose Holly Women picked Willoughby as their ideal Johnny Depp as their ideal holiday holiday companion companion 16% pack the night before setting off... THE OTHER HALF... WHAT ANNOYS YOU MOST ABOUT YOUR PARTNER ON HOLIDAY? (SOME OF RESPONDENTS GOT VERY CARRIED AWAY WITH THIS QUESTION...) The most annoying habit 8% was partners said their wanting to do different partner complains too much activities 15% said their said their partner is too partner is untidy in the hotel perfect room 33% pack a digital camera/camcorder COMMUNICATIONS GETTING IN TOUCH WITH FRIENDS AND RELATIVES VIA SOCIAL NETWORKING HAS BECOME THE MOST POPULAR FORM OF HOLIDAY COMMUNICATION AT 33%... ... closely ... and a POSTCARD followed o phonecall by texting at at 14% PS. 8% still opt for the good 29%... old fashioned postcard! Sources: 100 people took part in the MoneySupermarket Holiday Habits poll. The data was collated and used in this infographic. Men vs. women:

Holiday Habits

shared by Moneysupermarket on Jul 11
MoneySupermarket recently asked 100 bloggers to take part in a poll to detail their holiday habits...


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