Going on a trip gets people out of their comfort zones and shakes up their usual routines. This can be a good thing, as it can provide enriching life-changing experiences. But it can also bring out the worst in people. For some reason, people think they can get away with things when they’re on vacation that they wouldn’t consider doing in their normal life back home. The cloak of anonymity brings out the rebel in them. Travel search engine Hipmunk put out a survey to get the dirt on what terrible or sneaky things people admit to doing when they travel, and some of them are downright shameful. Are you guilty of any of these?
1. They Fib to Get an Upgrade
Fib is a nicer way of saying lie. They pretend it’s their honeymoon, birthday or anniversary, hoping the plane, hotel or restaurant will give them some special treatment or perk. Ten percent of people who took the Hipmonk survey admitted to doing this from time to time. Tisk, tisk.