S'poreans among top jet-setters in region

SINGAPORE - Singaporeans are among the most well-travelled in the Asia-Pacific, according to a survey.

Some 78 per cent of participants surveyed said they had travelled for international leisure in the past 12 months, according to MasterCard. Hongkongers, Thais and Chinese were the region's other jet-setters.

Regional destinations remained popular with Singaporeans, with budget airlines their favourite mode of travel.

Over the next 12 months, 40 per cent of Singaporeans polled said they intend to travel to Australia, with 37 per cent wanting to go to Japan and Thailand.

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