CHEAT SHEET: Milliennials are willing to give up alcohol, Netflix, and sex if they could travel for free

Two girl friends laughing by the sea side
Two girl friends laughing by the sea side

If you were given the opportunity to travel for free for six months, what would you give up for it?

According to, Netflix, booze, coffee and sex are some of the things that millennials are willing to give up if they were offered the chance to travel for six months for free. The findings are based on a survey compiled by Contiki, which found that 80% of millennials would give up Netflix and 73% would give up alcohol for a chance to travel the world for free. 

READ MORE: Why do some millennials lie about their holidays pics? 

The results are as below, with Netflix, alcohol and coffee leading as the things millennials are willing to give up to have the trip of a lifetime: 

If you're like us, you probably have a whole list of things you would give up to go travel for free, so it isn't surprising that millennials are willing to forfeit some of their favourite things to explore. In fact, according to Shelby Lorman, millennials are reportedly traveling more today compared to a few decades ago because "many young people know that buying a house someday is out of the question, so they’re choosing to live in the moment and spend their money on travel instead." 

If you're not buying a house anytime soon, dear millennial, and if nothing - other than a bank balance that doesn't want to cooperate with your dreams - is holding you back from seeing the place you'd like to see, then you should be well on your way to living your best life this summer. Before you start booking flights, here are some article you should read to get you in the vacation mood. 

1. Thinking of travelling to Thailand? Here's how to, even after the latest petrol price hike 

The petrol hike and state of our economy have hit us hard, but you could still travel on a budget to the kinds of places your Instagram followers would envy you for.

2. These are the 7 female traveller tribes - which one are you? 

Whether you're travelling for the people, the vibe, the food, or just for the 'Gram, this is our round up of the various types of jetsetters women can be and top tips from tribe leaders in the know. 

3. Travel destinations for every stage of your life 

Every stage of your life calls for a different approach, even in the way you travel and see the world.

4. There's no need to be afraid of solo travel: 3 countries you can visit on your own 

A lot of people affirm the thrill and awesomeness of travelling alone. There are places safe and cool enough for you to try it out. 

READ MORE: ‘Lay-buy’ travel is best way to see the world 

Whether you're giving up liquor or sex or nothing at all for your dream trip, we wish you the safest, coolest travels. 

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