Is it wise to borrow £10,000 to travel the world?MoneySaving Poll Results

This poll is inspired by the following tweet we received…

"Is it a seriously silly idea to get a £10k loan to travel the world? I'm 23 with no responsibilities."

Which of these would be closest to your advice?


Do it! Take the loan! Travel broadens the mind. Live now, worry later.2,076 votes (18 %)
It's seriously silly The debt'd haunt you for life - save up for it.5,406 votes (48 %)
Silly, but I'd do it: It'd be better to save, but if this is your one chance...3,885 votes (34 %)

                   11,367 votes received.

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