The study asked respondents a series of straightforward travel-spending questions. They include: How far in advance do you begin saving for a vacation? Which travel fees anger you the most? What do you see as the most cost-efficient/luxurious type of vacation? How likely are you to tip the different service providers you encounter on a holiday? Where do you expect to spend the most, and where do you hope to save the most? The answers revealed a disparity in vacation spending habits across continents. For global travelers, the most aggravating travel fees, in order, are "taxes," "baggage fees" and "booking fees." The list features: - Taxes: 41% put in top 5 - Baggage fees: 36% - Booking fees: 34% - Seat selection fares: 27% - Resort/hotel fees: 25% - Tipping: 25% - In-room WiFi: 23% - Buying mobile phone package for out-of-network travel: 18% - Travel/trip protection insurance: 15% - Out-of-country medical insurance: 14% - Rental car insurance: 11% - Other: 5% - None: 13% Location, location, location: When travelers look to splurge on vacation, they see "hotel in a desired location" as the optimal expense. Only 7% of travelers were willing to splurge on a first class or business class flight. The list of most splurge-worthy expenses includes: - Hotel in a desired location: 39% - Direct flight vs. connecting: 34% - Room with a view: 29% - Hotel with pool: 28% - Hotel with exceptional service: 18% - Hotel with room service/restaurant on premise: 17% - Hotel with spa: 16% Get the full report at Digital Journal