Whether or not the following statistics are true, they’re interesting to ponder. With the election fast approaching, here are findings from a phone survey that blends travel and politics. The survey conducted for Travelzoo ended on October 7, so perhaps the numbers would have shifted a bit by now.
- Percentage of people who think Sarah Palin would be a perfect traveling companion–33%
- Percentage who think Barack Obama would be–35%
Destination dreams of Republicans, Democrats and Independents:
Who would take a cruise to Alaska?
- Independents –43%
Democrats would rather take a cruise to the Caribbean–51% of them said this is where they would like to head for the vacation of their dreams.
According the survey, the bickering and pandering during this election are giving Independents the idea that they would like to take a vacation elsewhere–47% of them are looking towards Spain, France, the U.K. or Germany for some R&R.
The survey conducted between September 15 and October 7 included a representative sample of 1,000 people, ages 18 and over.
Travelzoo normally doesn’t delve into politics, but is a Website to head to if you’re looking for travel deals. No matter your political leanings, you might find something to suit your tastes and budget. One thing I noticed is how easy it is to find deal information. Here’s the link for Alaskan cruises. And here’s the link for cruises to the Caribbean.