Phones top Asian holiday list

Mobile phones are the number one item that Asian travellers take with them when they go on holiday, according to the latest survey by Agoda.com.

The survey was conducted among 50,000 customers of the website in February. It found that 45% of travellers from Asia said their mobile phone was the first item they did not want to forget, next was credit cards (29%), followed by their laptop/tablet (11%).

Travellers from Europe and the United States, on the other hand, chose a credit card as the first item to take with them (47% and 44% respectively), followed by mobile phones (19% each). A laptop/tablet (13% for Europeans and 18% for Americans) was next, along with a good book (9% each).

The least important item to pack? All participants chose toiletries.

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