10 most common holiday arguments couples have

10 most common holiday arguments couples have

You've been saving up and counting down the days. The dream holiday is finally here, but it could soon turn into a nightmare. From misplaced passports to flirting with waiters, here are 10 of the most common holiday arguments. Let the bickering begin...

1) When to leave for the airport

Punctuality is key when catching a flight - or is it? The sensible one in the relationship will insist on getting there at least three hours early in case there are any hold-ups on the road.

The laid-back one on the other hand hates wasting time queuing. He/she will hit the snooze button and try to delay matters to ensure you leave the house as late as possible.

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2) Packing too much

"This is way over the limit, it must weigh at least 30kg!" Packing can be problematic. Guys, before you ask, yes we do need all eight pairs of shoes (no you don't! - Ed).

The holiday may only be a week long, but we have to look our best. Stop complaining and leave your other half to it (apart from when she needs your help kneeling on the suitcase to shut it).

3) Navigating

If the Sat Nav fails and a woman is in charge of the map, 95 per cent of the time, a man would rather trust his own 'gut feeling' instead of listening to his wife/girlfriend.

He's sure he 'knows the way', but the reality is, he's programmed to drive in a straight line. When he does admit that he's lost, it's always his partner's fault. What a wally!

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4) Who has the passports?

You've made it to the airport in plenty of time, but there's one problem - the passports. Nothing causes a short sharp squabble quite as quickly as the thought of someone accidentally leaving them at home.

You bicker over who had them last - shouting out "you had them!" while frantically searching your pockets and bags. When one of you inevitably finds them in your coat pocket, there's a sheepish silence followed by: "I told you so."

5) Staring at other women on the beach

Guys, even if you've got your sunglasses on, we can still tell when you're looking at that topless girl by the funny look on your face. If there's one thing that's going to cause trouble in paradise, it's the guy who can't stop ogling other women on the beach.

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