What we desire most in travel companions | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

A spontaneous traveller may sound more exciting, especially to an easygoing Aussie, but a new study has revealed the sensible traveller to be the most desirable travel partner among Australians. Conducted by comparetravelinsurance.com.au, the survey found that the qualities we value most in travel companions are organisational skills (picked by 45% of respondents), calmness in the face of peril (16%) and budgeting skills (14%), A talent for social media was deemed the least important quality. Even among Gen-Y travellers, sensibility trumped spontaneity, with those aged 18-24 rating 'being organised' as the most important trait in a travel mate. Find out more.