Why women should always choose the vacation spot over men
Next time you’re planning a vacation, don’t leave it up to the men in your life because science says they aren’t as good as the women.
Not only will women do more research, but they will also make better decisions.
A recent Skyscanner study found that 75% of women do research when planning a vacation, with 95% of those surveyed being satisfied with it, both men and women.
However, there are also scientific studies that have shown that women are more likely to spend time looking for a great vacation, looking at a number of criteria such as hotel reviews and local travel advice.
Travel agency Stubborn Mule’s Liddy Pleasants told the Telegraph: “They will read all the reviews, spend hours on each hotel’s website, read blogs to check if there is anything else they should consider.
“They ask a lot of questions, really dig into the details and check and double check that everything is perfectly correct.”
Men, however, she says, are more “decisive” but book holidays more impulsively with less research.
This was reiterated by the director of psychology consultancy Perform & Grow, Sally Evans, who said that out of 32 studies, 12 found that women were more analytical when it came to decision making, while men were “more inclined to follow a hunch”.
And the Skyscanner study even found that a third of men even think women are better at booking holidays than they are.
A 2017 study found that women also plan far more vacations.
Women tend to pack bags, buy travel insurance and ask neighbors to water plants while they’re away, while men book airport parking and buy foreign money.
The study also found that it is generally up to women to renew expired passports, have someone look after pets while they are away, and have someone take out the trash.
Commissioned by Airport Parking & Hotels, the research also found that 66% of men think they organize most holidays.
But 72% of women feel that they tend to do most of it.
Spokesman Nick Caunter said: “Research suggests there are particular tasks that men are more likely to do and women tend to sort out.
“Perhaps we tend to do particular tasks because they correspond to particular strengths or interests.”
In 2017, a man even took the wrong passport on vacation and then ended up 560 miles away in the wrong place.
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This story originally appeared on The Sun and has been reproduced here with permission.