Items which Baby Boomers consider essential when traveling worldwide in 2015

This statistic shows the items Baby Boomers considered essential to take on vacation worldwide in 2016. During the survey, 55 percent of respondents cited a smartphone as an essential item to take when traveling.

What are the essentials that you won’t leave home without?

Share of respondents
Smartphone 55%
Clothing for a special occasion/night out45%
Guide book45%
Tablet (not a laptop)42%
An extra suitcase22%
Hand sanitizer/disinfectant 29%
Laptop 22%
My own towel8%
Dictionary/language books16%
Dietary/speciality foods8%
Wearable technology device4%
My own pillow7%
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Release date

December 2015



Survey time period

October 14 to 29, 2015

Number of respondents

4,294 respondents

Age group

65 years and older

Special properties

Method of interview

Online survey

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