Brits are most daring when they're abroad

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British holidaymakers most daring when they're abroad?PA



British tourists are more likely to take risks and be more daring when they are abroad, a new holiday survey has revealed.

Research by Gocompare.com found that 72 per cent of UK holidaymakers are more likely to take a chance when they're overseas, trying adrenalin activities like parasailing and quad biking.

After a past survey revealed that Brits abroad were the biggest boozers, it comes as no surprise that 57 per cent of Britons said they drink more while on holiday.

While over half of the people asked revealed they like more tipple abroad, 13 per cent admitted they had lost a full day of their break to a hangover.

The survey found that eight per cent of people required medical attention while overseas and nine per cent fail to invest in travel insurance, exposing themselves to expensive hospital bills.

Of the travellers asked, nine per cent revealed they have had their money, passport or personal property stolen while on their break.

Jeremy Cryer, Head of Travel at Gocompare.com, said: 'Holidays should be a time for having fun and trying out new things, but it's important to have the right travel insurance in place.'

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