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20th Dec 2016

We Asked For Your Travel Disaster Stories – And These Finalists Make For Painful Reading!


You guys did it again.

Last month, we asked you to share your most tragic flatsharing stories with us to win a month’s rent. The stories, as most of you will know, ranged from the grotesque to the bizarre to the cringe-inducing – and this month is no different.

Last week, we asked you guys to share with us the worst scrape you ever got into while travelling, to be in with the chance to win this epic surf holiday for two, courtesy of and Aer Lingus. And now, we want our readers to pick a winner!

How to vote?

It’s pretty simple. Since we want this to be about the best story, and not just the best campaign for votes – so the winner will be decided in two ways:

  • Votes received in the form below
  • The number of times each story is shared on Facebook and Twitter

And don’t forget…

You’ve gotta check out these stories!

Story #1

‘One Of The Cooks Came Out To Protect Us With A Meat Tenderiser In His Hand, Fresh From The Kitchen’

Story #2

‘A Hoard Of Men With Guns Came Into The Bar, Screaming At The Guys We Were Sitting With’

Story #3

Then I Remembered – In Ibiza, I’d Torn Off A Teeny Piece Of My Passport To Give My Number To Some Fella’

Story #4

‘He Took Out A Gun And Casually Started Loading It, While Telling Us How Much We Owed Him’

Story #5

‘It Was Only Afterwards That I Realised I’d Entered The Country With Rifles, Ammo And Forged Papers’

Story #6

‘I Ended Up In Berlin With A Rectangular Scar In The Shape Of Hitler’s Moustache. Not Ideal.’

Story #7

‘Jabbing, Whacking, Jabbing, Whacking, Yelling, Jabbing… That Was The Gist Of It For A Solid 15 Minutes’

Story #8

‘Apparently Her Back Just Went When They Were ‘Watching The Sun Come Up Together”

Story #9

My Mother Pulls Out The Camera And Starts Showing Him Pictures Of Ashford Castle. His Face Says ‘Shit’.’

Story #10

‘The Italian Newspaper Published A Photo Captioned: Irish Canoeists Crash Into Local Pensioner’