A third of Australians rule out ever taking a digital detox holiday | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Australian travellers are choosing not to switch off from their digital devices, taking on average five pieces of technology on holiday with them. New research conducted by Southern Cross Travel Insurance shows the majority (92%) of Australians cannot bear to leave the country without their gadgets. One-third (35%) have completed ruled out ever taking an unplugged holiday and a quarter (26%) would be dubious of a destination if they had to go tech-free. Australians continue to favour smartphones (71%), cameras (68%), and tablets (45%). Additionally, over two-thirds (65%) spend their holiday capturing the perfect social media pictures, with selfies sticks and GoPros being added to the packing list. Find out more.