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    (For some reason Australians love sending this around to their Net

    friends :-)

     

    Sun too hot, drinks too strong: bizarre British tourist complaints

     

    OLIVER SMITH

     

    September 21, 2009

     

    Hot weather, strong alcohol and melting ice cream were among the most

    bizarre complaints made by British holidaymakers this year, according to

    one online travel agent.

     

    Upon arrival in Portugal, one British family told Sunshine.co.uk of

    their distress at the sunny weather and complained that they were too

    “hot and sweaty” in their holiday clothes.

     

    One man told staff of his irritation at the number of holidaymakers who

    travelled with plain black suitcases, hindering his attempts to find his

    own plain black suitcase on the airport conveyor belt.

     

    After discovering that the shampoo in her luggage had leaked during her

    flight, one woman bemoaned the fact that the hotel she was staying in

    provided complimentary toiletries, rendering the entire incident “very

    preventable”.

     

    Another woman wrote in to complain that her plane journey was a

    disappointment because the sky was far too cloudy, impeding the view for

    her and her children and spoiling their game of eye-spy.

     

    Following a trip to a local theme park, another woman wrote to the

    travel agent to complain that the Log Flume ride made her feet wet and

    the sun was so strong that her ice cream melted too quickly.

     

    One couple criticised the excellent children's entertainment at their

    resort – so good, in fact, that their children didn't want to spend any

    time with their parents, while another couple claimed that the lunchtime

    cocktails at their resort were surprisingly strong, leaving them rather

    worse for wear during the afternoon.

     

    “As much as we would like to guarantee that any problem will be dealt

    accordingly to prevent it from happening again, the weather, the alcohol

    being too strong, ice cream being too cold or planes flying too high are

    unfortunately completely out of our control,” said a spokesman for

    Sunshine.co.uk.

     

    :biglaugh::biglaugh:

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    Guest bugbabe

    Something similar is going round here in the U.K about Brits in Spain, so I am presuming it is all a joke - ha ha!

    One couple apparently complained about being offered alcohol in their all inclusive hotel and blamed the company for their resulting pregnancy! :biglaugh:

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    Guest thekings

    Many a true word spoken in jest

     

    We met another family on an all inclusive holiday in Crete, they complained that the food was greek!!!! They travelled into town everyday to get their daily fix of McD's. :confused: We however loved the greek food, which funny enough was one of the reasons we chose to go there. :biglaugh:

     

    It was too hot though :P:biglaugh:

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