The worst experiences you can have on a vacation

So you’ve been waiting for months for that much-needed time off to recalibrate and just centre yourself.

Work has been gruelling, the world is upside down and the children have been stressing you out with their demands for everything – from online supervision to wanting something other than chicken to eat for dinner.

Your vacation is finally here and you are very excited to just take a breath and lose yourself in some luxury …only to find out that things are far from ideal, and it may very well turn out to be the vacation from hell.

The last thing anyone thinks about is having a bad vacation experience, but it is more common than you think. There are so many things that could go wrong, depending on what type of vacation it is. 

Here are the top ten things that can ruin a perfectly good trip:

1. Getting ill. Being stuck in bed is no way to spend a vacation.

2. Losing your luggage. So you are in one country and your bags are in another. Great. 

3. Food poisoning. You can only throw up so many times without feeling like death.

4. Bad weather. You packed for bikini weather but maybe you should have brought a raincoat.

5. Car breaks down. What is a road trip without a reliable car?

6. Your period starts. And it is going to be a heavy flow.

7. Fleabag hotel room. You are deathly afraid to even touch the covers.

8. You lose your passport. Talk about headache and stress!

9. You get robbed. Now that is a bummer

10. Cruise ship sinks! At least you will have a great story to tell your grandkids in the future!