Call for an instant quote
0345 90 80 161
Open Mon to Fri 09:00 - 17:30 | Sat 09:00 - 16:00 (GMT)
04 October 2011 09:40
Tourist guides sit on camels as they wait for clients next to the Giza pyramids on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt
A new survey has revealed that most British holidaymakers would like to see Egyptian pyramids at least once in their lifetime.
According to the poll carried out by Sunshine.co.uk on 1,489 people, the pyramids have emerged as the top must-see landmarks, with 89% of the respondents voting for the Egyptian structures.
In the list of must-see spectacles, the Northern Lights came second with 77% of people polled opting for them.
The Taj Mahal, the Statue of Liberty and Niagara Falls also made it into the top 10.
Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, the Grand Canyon in Arizona and the canals of Venice are the other spectacles included in the list.
travel insurance policy could be useful for tourists planning a trip abroad to see these famous landmarks.
Despite being able to opt for any world landmark, 19% of Britons said they would like to see Big Ben before they died.
"It was no surprise to see sights like the northern lights and Grand Canyon in the top 10, but Big Ben was a bit of a mystery," Sunshine.co.uk co-founder Chris Brown said.
20 May 2017
Holidaymakers travelling via London City Airport will benefit from a digital air traffic control tower from 2019.
19 May 2017
Many Britons are increasing their risk of developing diseases like cancer by drinking too much alcohol, experts have suggested.
18 May 2017
People could increase their chances of developing serious illnesses after spending just two weeks as a 'couch potato', new research suggests.
17 May 2017
Holidaymakers who would like to sample the high life can now do so at one of the major airports of the United States.
16 May 2017
A star of the soap world has called for more attention to be paid to common health problems like Alzheimer's disease.
13 May 2017
Two major Scottish airports have achieved their strongest April passenger totals on record, new figures reveal.
12 May 2017
The carbon emissions of EasyJet flights have been cut to their lowest level on record, the budget airline has reported.
11 May 2017
Holidaymakers faced long queues and delays at Stansted Airport on Tuesday (May 9), due to a fault with the site's security scanners.
10 May 2017
Workers have been encouraged to find out about their full entitlement to holidays, with many thought to be missing out on paid leave.
09 May 2017
Holidaymakers have been urged to stay vigilant against potential scams.
06 May 2017
Researchers in the US are recommending that anyone experiencing the symptoms of so-called 'noisy knees' should have them checked out, as they may be an early sign of osteoarthritis.
05 May 2017
Excessive drinking among baby-boomers could pose health risks further down the line, experts have warned.