Not every holiday goes according to plan. Planes can be delayed, hotels overbooked and luggage lost – all of which deserve the wrath of dutifully paying customers.
But, in an age of increasing self-entitlement, it seems modern holidaymakers might be pushing their luck a little too far when it comes to lodging complaints.
From those who were unhappy to discover fish in the sea, to the tourists who’ve been unable to embrace the culture of a new country, the list is seemingly endless.
‘Worryingly, they are all genuine grievances from real tourists, only the names have been changed to spare their blushes,’ said a spokesperson for MyOffers, who compiled the list.
Read on for some of the most bizarre holiday complaints to have ever been made.
As the following infographic showcases, tourists across the world are finding increasingly-trivial reasons to critique their travel experiences – including the family who complained that the fish in the sea ‘startled’ their kids (stock image)
What were they thinking? Each of the above was a genuine grievance by a real tourist
Compiled: The complaints were sources from various leading sites, including Thomas Cook
Bizarre: One woman appeared to be personally slighted by the Spanish tradition of siestas
Lacking perspective: From biscuits to dormant volcanoes, the list of ‘issues’ is never-ending