Please take this quick survey about award trips

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  1. Lynda
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    http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/57RQCJP

    Thank you! This is research for an article for InsideFlyer magazine and should only take a few minutes. Feel free to discuss your answers in this thread as well.
     
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    Done!
     
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    Done - and fun!
     
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    Complete!
     
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    Done, most interesting. :)
     
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    Did the survey. Please supply a link in this thread when the article comes out. I would like to see the results.
     
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  8. Lynda
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    Will do. It will be a couple of weeks.
     
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    done
     
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    Done, but that survey made me sad because I'm so far off from achieving those goals. :(
     
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    That was fun.
     
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    Has the survey closed? I couldn't get it to load in any browser.
     
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    Interesting - I look forward to seeing the output, as well!
     
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  14. Lynda
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    For everyone who is interested, below, you'll find results from the survey.
    1. Are you saving up miles/points to travel after you have retired?
    No - 65.4%
    Yes - 21.2%
    I'm already retired and am using them - 13.5%
    I'm already retired and have none left to use - 0%
    2. If you have a "bucket list" of places you'd like to visit, please name three (or fewer) below.
    Antarctica was the top destination, followed by Africa, Argentina, Australia, Maldives and Japan. Other destinations with multiple votes included Tahiti, Thailand, South Africa, Jordan (Petra) and New Zealand.
    3. What are some aspirational properties you have visited, or would like to visit?
    - Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa (Hyatt Gold Passport)
    - Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai (SPG)
    - Park Hyatt Tokyo (Hyatt Gold Passport)
    - St. Regis Lhasa Resort, China (SPG)
    - Radisson Blu Resort, Marina & Spa St. Martin (Club Carlson)
    - Conrad Tokyo (Marriott Rewards)
    - Hotel Marques de Riscal, Elciego - Spain (SPG)
    - Park Hyatt Sydney (Hyatt Gold Passport)
    - W Retreat & Spa Maldives (SPG)
    - Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa (IHG Rewards)
    - The St. Regis Mauritius Resort (SPG Category 6)
    - InterContinental Thalasso-Spa Bora Bora (IHG Rewards)
    - Conrad Koh Samui, Thailand (Hilton HHonors)
    - JW Marriott Cusco (Near Macchu Pichu - Marriott Rewards)
    - Park Hyatt Paris - Vendome (Hyatt Gold Passport)
    - Grand Hyatt Dubai (Hyatt Gold Passport)
    - The Ritz-Carlton New York Central Park (Marriott Rewards)

    4. When spending miles for a bucket list destination, do you plant to fly:
    Business class - 31.4%
    Economy class - 23.5%
    First class - 29.4%
    Not sure - 15.7%

    5. Is flying first class as important to a dream trip as where you are going?
    Not at all important, it's where I land that's important - 55.1%
    It's equally important - 32.7%
    Yes, absolutely! - 12.2%

    6. Is the hotel you stay at during a dream trip as important as the place you're visiting?
    It's equally as important - 46%
    Not at all, it's the place that's important - 40%
    Yes, absolutely! - 14%

    7. If you could choose only one of the following for a "bucket list" vacation, which would it be?
    5-star hotel - 34%
    Don't care, it's all about the destination - 34%
    First class flight 32%
     
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    You mean I'm too late? Done.
     

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