Some people like to really let their hair down on holiday. However, certain types of wild behaviour can sometimes take things too far. Read on to find out what makes some travellers real wildcards and what the repercussions can be.
Going wild on holiday
Travellers are taking the idea of letting loose on holiday to the extreme! From trying some crazy local food to seeking out new and extreme thrills, our recent survey results show how travellers become wildcards on holiday.
Some travellers are self-confessed wildcards on holiday
68% have let their hair down at least once overseas...
25% have a wild streak
12% are complete self-confessed wildcards
35% surveyed have done something overseas they would never do back home
For some travellers, a holiday is like an excuse to misbehave and do things they wouldn’t normally do.
39% Walking down backstreets at night
39% Eating strange foods
35% Adventure activities like river tubing, bungy jumping or cliff jumping
34% Drinking the local alcohol
Other wildcard activities include:
Where are travellers getting wild?
The USA is the number one hotspot for wildcard travellers.
Some wildcards are taking it too far and feeling the repercussions…
1 in 3 ended up sick or injured as a result of being too wild.
24% got a fine and a slap on the wrist
10% lost a significant amount of money
10% were arrested
Despite letting their hair down abroad, wildcards are still skimping on insurance... Amazingly, 23% didn’t have any insurance at all!
…and that’s the wildest thing by far!