UK survey: lies used by holidaymakers to get extra benefits 2016

This statistic presents the results of a survey about the ways holidaymakers from the United Kingdom (UK) have lied or exaggerated about a bad experience to get what they want or benefit in someway while on holiday abroad. Of respondents who had lied, 31 percent had lied about there being a hair in their food and 22 percent about the cleanliness of their room.

Most common lies told by holidaymakers abroad to get what they want/benefit in some way in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2016

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Source

Release date

July 2016

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

2,510 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

All who have lied or exaggerated about a bad experience on holiday

Supplementary notes

The original question was "Which of the following, if any, have you previously done on a holiday abroad to get what you want/benefit in some way?". All who answered "Lied about/exaggerated a bad experience" were then asked to specify what they had done.

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