June 2015

Aussies spill the beans on the white lies which scored them a hotel room upgrade

On June 02, 2015 at 12:00 AM

According to lastminute.com.auLiving lastminute’ survey, many Australians are willing to push the boundaries of truth to secure a hotel room upgrade, with one in five (21%) people claiming to have spun a white lie to score an upgrade.  

From claiming to work for the United Nations, to checking out accommodation ‘for the Royal Family’, of those who fabricated the truth, three quarters (75%) said their interesting excuses worked.

The survey of 3300+ Aussies showed that Gen Y (18 to 34 years) are the most common age group to fib to get an upgrade (29%), however they are also the least believable, with only 67% of people securing their upgrade. Read more

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On June 16, 2015 at 06:51 AM
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