Can holidays happen without smartphones?
If you are planning your next holiday, apart from your passport and travel money, do not forget to carry your smartphone with you.gadgets Updated: Oct 31, 2014 17:41 IST
If you are planning your next holiday, apart from your passport and travel money, do not forget to carry your smartphone with you.
A research shows that 69% of Britons are unable to go on holiday without their smartphones.
Moreover, a third of those surveyed actually used their smartphones more when they travel than they do at home.
"While 89% take their smartphones away with them, 90% say that they feel that keeping devices with them on holiday actually enhances their travel experience," said a survey by global travel firm Expedia and market research firm Egencia Mobile Index.
In fact, 26% did research work for their holiday destinations using their smartphone.
While 42% plan their holidays in bed, 12% use their bathroom to plan it, the findings showed.
Over 17% use their smartphone apps to manage an itinerary for the holiday, it added
First Published: Oct 31, 2014 17:38 IST