We asked our Instagram followers what their unpopular travel opinions were. From flying with kids to certain "overrated" destinations, here's what they said.

Boy kicking woman's seat on plane
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I wish they had kid free flights - @aegregory

Young couple stopping on country road and looking at the map for directions. Man and woman on a road trip in countryside on a su
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Over planning can ruin the adventure! - @hotlightscoldsteel

The Eiffel tower at sunrise
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Paris is overrated 🤷‍♀️ - @longlinds1

Man reclining his seat in an airplane

Reclining in your seat on a long haul flight is totally fine! - @youcancallmequeenv

Gondola on Venetian canal
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Venice feels like Disneyland - @asuerden

Dorm room in Paraty Beach Hostel in Paraty village, Brazil ©
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The more beds in a dorm room the better 🙂 - @fradgepants

Two women taking a selfie with Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge in the background.

You don't have to take a photo of every second. Put down the selfie stick and talk to people - @snarffalita

Close up detail of cheeseburger and french fries. Food, junk food and fast food concept
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I like having McDonald's in different countries - @anamquraishi

Man looking at a map inside a car
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The best travel experiences are to be had when something goes "wrong" or not to plan. - @davetravels

A pile of different coloured suitcases stacked on top of each other.
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Don't bring a carry-on. Just check the bag - @_danieli

Sunset over rock formations in a desert landscape
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The USA are more magical than Europe (I'm European) - @ginger_cinnamon

Healthy food on the plane with coffee

I don't mind airplane food at all!! - @vasiepops

Traveler girl with hat protecting from strong sun in the bustle city of Bangkok during travel vacations.
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"Just walk around and get lost in the city" is terrible travel advice. Always have a plan! 📝 - @sheryllestrellas

Beach goers crowd La Concha beach on a sunny day.
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Beach holidays are boring - @geniegi

a crowd of visitors in front of Leonardo DaVinci's Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum.

Sometimes the 'touristy things' are popular for a reason, don't be afraid to go mainstream - @alledasgupta

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