Travel Can Help Revive Love Sparks

Medscape Staff

January 18, 2023

Getting away for a vacation can help couples rekindle the romance in their lives, according to a survey conducted by OnePoll for BeachBound.

What to Know

  • A survey of 2000 adults regarding the magic of vacationing found that three quarters of respondents believed vacations are great for those looking to keep the spark alive in their relationship.

  • Forty-two percent of Americans have fallen back in love with a partner after going on vacation together.

  • Overall, vacations make the average person feel 65% happier. More than half said that their world felt bigger after they had come back from their travels.

  • Traveling is always more fun with a buddy, according to more than three quarters of the respondents, so much so that the same number of people would postpone their vacation if their loved one(s) weren’t able to make it.

  • When on vacation with others, two thirds of respondents tried to take as many photos of everyone as possible to commemorate the trip. They looked back at these pictures an average of five times throughout the year.

This is a summary of the article, "Power of Romantic Getaways: 42% of Couples Found Their Lost Spark, Fell Back in Love on Vacation," published by Study Finds on October 31, 2022. The full article can be found on

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