The most ridiculous tourist complaints ever

Kristine Tarbert

Going on a holiday isn’t supposed to be stressful, but we can understand that sometimes things don’t all go to plan.

Whether a flight has been delayed, baggage lost in transit, or there’s a mix-up with your hotel booking, these are all things you can be forgiven for complaining about.

But some of these complaints are completely ridiculous.

The most ridiculous tourist complaints. Photo: Getty

In a blog post titled Tourist complaints that will leave you speechless, has compiled some of the most unbelievable grievances in a fun info graphic.

And yes - these are all real complaints, from real tourists. Only the names have been changed.

“No-one told us there would be fish in the sea. The children are startled,” one concerned parent said.

You mean, an ocean, with fish? That’s un-heard of.

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One poor traveller seemed to have only just discovered that mosquitos do in-fact bite, but no one had told him.

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Then there was a person who was made to face his fear, which he was not happy about. “There was no sign telling you that you shouldn’t get a on hot air balloon ride if you’re afraid of heights,” he protested. share the worst tourist complaints. Photo: Myoffers
These complaints are all from real travellers. Photo: Myoffers

Others were not aware they would be entering a country with a completely different culture, and language.

“The street signs weren’t in English, I don’t understand how anyone can get around,” they questioned.


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An Aussie story also featured with one person revealing there was a guest at a Novotel down under who complained that his soup was too thick and strong. Turns out he was spooning the gravy.

'There was no lava. Was it even a volcano'. Photo: Myoffers

For us the winner though was a tourist, who ranted about booking a twin-bedded room and getting a double instead, and blaming the hotel for the fact they were now pregnant.

Yep, that actually happened.

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