The 18 Different Types Of Travelers

Everyone has a destination, but we all have a different way of getting there. Which one are you?

1. The Techie

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Travels just so they can purchase new travel tech gear.

Likely destination: Wherever looks good in HDR.

2. The Partier

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“When are we gonna start drinking?” —they say at 8 a.m.

Likely destination: The nearest bar.

3. The Planner

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They have every second of every day planned out.

Likely destination: Anywhere on their pre-planned itinerary.

4. The Chiller

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They have no plans. They just go with the flow and see where they end up every day.

Likely destination: They have no idea. They’ll figure it out later.

5. The No-Expense Traveler

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Zero budget. Buys ALL the souvenirs and meals.

Likely destination: Anywhere with a mall.

6. The Budgeter

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There is no room to have one drink that wasn’t budgeted for.

Likely destination: The exact place they have been saving for over the last six months.

7. The Helpless

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This person is asking everyone in sight, “What is this ‘tube’ that you speak of?”

Likely destination: Still trying to figure it out.

8. The Guidebook Memorizer

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Knows everything there is to know about everything in the city.

Likely destination: The most popular places found in the guidebook.

9. The Know-It-All

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They know everything about this place and the culture and you definitely DO NOT.

Likely destination: Probably someplace you’ve never heard of.

10. The Eat, Pray, Love Traveler

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Always trying to find themselves.

Likely destination: Italy, India, or Indonesia.

11. The Never, Ever Has a Checked Bag

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And is super judgmental toward those who do. “Have fun waiting in line for your unnecessary belongings.”

Likely destination: Someplace with limited resources. #MinimalistLife

12. The RV Traveler

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The older couples, the families, the great American travelers.

Likely destination: In front of you on the highway.

13. The Repeater

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Only goes to one place. Florida again this year!

Likely destination: Disney World for the 1,000th time.

14. The Complainer

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Expects everything to be exactly like it is at home. Complains when it isn’t.

Likely destination: Place with the most similar culture to their own.

15. The Group

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Time for the count-off at the beginning and ending of each outing.

Likely destination: All major monuments and famous statues.

16. The Solo Traveler

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Sitting mysteriously at the train stop.

Likely destination: Anywhere off the beaten path.

17. The Obsessive Exerciser

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Won’t go anywhere without a gym.

Likely destination: Sweating alone in a hotel gym.

18. Chatty Cathy

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Talks to every single person they come across.

Likely destination: Anywhere there’s someone to talk to. Otherwise known as everywhere.

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