Travellers dont want to pay for toilets survey

first_imgBusiness travellers on a budget airfare are willing to pay extra for comfort and entertainment, but are less eager to pay more for amenities traditionally included in ticket cost, a survey reveals.When asked for which of the in-flight services they would be prepared to pay more respondents to Corporate Traveller’s online survey voted for extra legroom (33 per cent), seat choice (19 per cent) and comfort packs (11 per cent). Only ten per cent of votes went to paying for toilet facilities and carry-on luggage storage. The privilege of paying for a reading light scored a minuscule three per cent.Corporate Traveller’s National Marketing Manager Chris Preston claimed that generally travellers accept the expansive costs of flying, but still retain certain expectations of flight price inclusions. “There has been plenty of discussion in the travel industry recently about airlines charging passengers for certain on board amenities,” Mr Preston said. “While some of these features or privileges such as seat selection, already are attracting an additional fee on some carriers, passengers don’t seem to like the idea of having to pay extra to use the toilet, turn on a reading light or store luggage in an overhead locker. <a href=”” target=”_blank”><img src=”;cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE&amp;n=a5c63036″ border=”0″ alt=””></a> “These are items passengers expect to be included in the price of an airfare, just like you expect to get linen, soap or a cupboard in most hotel rooms.” Source = e-Travel Blackboard: G.Alast_img read more