Does Personality Type Predict Vacation Style?

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I’m generally skeptical every time I see one of those viral articles that claims to predict my ideal job based on my answers to a few questions or my dream home based on my astrological sign.  As such, clicking on this latest one – What each Myers-Briggs type does on vacation – seemed like it would be more of the same.

I was wrong.

They nailed it.  Or at least MY personality type.

INTJ: Selects the optimal hotel, dining and entertainment options by methodically narrowing down a list of possible selections prior to the trip.

Okay… I hate travel planning – at least the kind that involves having to research tours and sights to see.  But I focus(okay – absolutely OBSESS) over where – and what –  I’m going to eat.  And I will sit on multiple hotel websites simultaneously comparing feature and deals and locations.  So I’m probably way more into planning that I like to admit.

Another confession?  If this really does predict my vacation style, then I wish I was an ESFP.  At least based on this quiz….


About Jennifer Moody

Jennifer is a management consultant and avid volunteer. Her career and volunteer duty travels have helped her log top-tier airline and hotel status annually for the last nineteen years. In addition, she embraces the opportunity to maximize her vacation time by planning extracurricular trips that have taken her to over 60 countries and 48.5 US states. Once an "every week" road warrior, she now only travels around 100 days a year. She resides in her native Fort Worth, Texas where she enjoys cooking, gardening, sewing, needlepoint, wine, and playing with her Border Collie/Great Pyreness mix puppy Harley Quinn.

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  1. My personality is no different when I travel. I’m a teacher and this fits me perfectly too!!
    Plan, plan, plan!!!

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