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21 Things You'll Only Understand If You've Been On A Friend Holiday

You can't have a group holiday without a mum friend.

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1. It will probably be organised on WhatsApp over the course of about 100 hours and three different group chats.

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2. There will be two types of people on the holiday: The people who decide what to do and the people who just follow.

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It's always more fun to be a follower.

3. One friend will have to take control and become the mum friend and tell everyone else what to do.

If there isn't a mum friend nothing will ever get done.
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If there isn't a mum friend nothing will ever get done.

4. No matter how careful the mum friend is someone will nearly miss their flight/forget their passport

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The wild card friend.

5. Even if you don't really have time and it's 4am you'll have to have a drink in the airport.

Would be rude not to.
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Would be rude not to.

6. Someone will only pack a pair of shorts and a toothbrush and someone else will pack their whole wardrobe and medicine cabinet.

When you way overpacked and it's the night before you fly out and you're trying to make it all fit in 1 suit case

7. Every day it will take you hours to leave the hotel/villa because people will never be ready.

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There will be one person who gets stressed about this and everyone else just goes along with it.

8. There will be some drama.

It will probably be over by the next morning.
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It will probably be over by the next morning.

9. There will be one person who is a really picky eater and won't be able to deal with the local cuisine.

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They'll just order chips in every restaurant and probably survive on biscuits they brought from home.

10. Someone will get injured.

It's not a holiday unless you spend some time in the medical centre.

11. You plan on going out every night of the holiday, but it's more likely that you'll go one huge night out and then be pretty hungover for the rest of the week.

12. Everyone will pressure the single friends into trying to pull.

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Everyone wants to live vicariously through someone else's holiday romance.

13. For whatever reason being abroad means that you can't drink what you normally drink, so you all opt for novelty cocktails instead.

14. Whatever you end up doing you will always manage to lose somebody.

Someone will walk too slowly and end up being lost at the back of a group, usually a couple that have sneaked off to have sex.
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Someone will walk too slowly and end up being lost at the back of a group, usually a couple that have sneaked off to have sex.

15. An inside joke will develop on the holiday and it will be the best thing ever.

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And your friends at home who didn't come will be so, so, jealous.

16. And something absolutely hilarious will happen and no one back home will get it.

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But you'll still know it was the funniest thing that ever happened.

17. There will be a holiday song that you're all singing for the entire trip.

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You cannot choose the holiday song, the holiday song chooses you.

18. However well you think you know your friends you will find out something weird about them.

Hopefully it will be that they sleep in a full pyjama suit and not that they snore like a train.
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Hopefully it will be that they sleep in a full pyjama suit and not that they snore like a train.

19. You will all take a million pictures of the same things.

Most of them will just be selfies or pictures of food.
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Most of them will just be selfies or pictures of food.

20. The best bits of the holiday will be when you're all just hanging out together doing nothing.

21. And as soon as you come back you'll want to start planning the next one.

Because friend holidays are the best.
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Because friend holidays are the best.