iPhones better than sex, say British holidaymakers

iPhones better than sex, say British holidaymakers

A survey of over 1,000 mobile users by travel search site Skyscanner has found that iPhone owners appear to prefer playing with their mobiles abroad than having holiday romances.

Only 54% of iPhone users admitted to a holiday romance compared with a whopping 72% of amorous ‘old-school’ mobile owners, proving that you don’t need a smartphone to look smart on holiday.

A more respectable 61% of Android users admitted to holiday romances but they obviously don’t kiss and tell as only 36% admitted to boasting about their holiday antics on Facebook and Twitter, compared with 47% of iPhone users.

Apple fans are clearly too busy downloading apps to get down with holiday romances, with a massive 76% of iPhone users using apps on holiday, in contrast to only 55% of Android owners.

Sam Baldwin, Skyscanner Travel Editor said: “These findings show that mobiles really do play a major part in people’s holiday activities these days, perhaps even at the expense of romantic activities?

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“We know that our app is hugely popular with users researching flights when they are planning their travel, but I am surprised that so many people use apps when they get to their destination, although I imagine this trend is set to grow as more mobile users are converted to using smartphones.”