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A Million Summer Vacations End In Tears

Next time you travel, don't forget to pack the tissues.

Next time you travel, don't forget to pack the tissues.

Thursday, July 15, 2010 1:00 GMT

HAMPSHIRE, England (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Going on vacation usually makes people happy, but tons of trips will end in tears this year.

According to a survey by U.K. travel insurance specialists protectyourbubble.com, more than one million British travelers will wind up crying on vacation this summer due to mishaps like flight delays, illness, bad weather, or crappy accommodations.

Other things that regularly ruin trips include lost luggage, bad sunburns, getting too drunk, and arguments with loved ones.

In fact, 12 percent of holidaymakers say they’ve had a major blow-out with a close friend while traveling, and 3 percent have had a romantic relationship end while on vacation.

About 33 percent of Brits have been forced to change their accommodations because their hotel was so bad, and 14 percent have cut a trip short and gone home early because they were having such a terrible time.

The worst vacation destinations include Spain, France, Greece, and Turkey.

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