By: Tsai Yi-chu and Lilian Wu
Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Taiwanese people make an average 1.5 overseas trips per year, spending an average of 5.8 days on each trip, according to the results of a survey published Monday by Visa Inc.
Japan (70.1 percent), South Korea (24.5 percent) and Singapore (14.6 percent) are the top three favorite destinations that Taiwanese travelers are likely to visit in the coming year, the survey found.
In addition, the survey shows that 88.7 percent of Taiwanese will carry a credit card or debit card during their travels.
The top three reasons for Taiwanese using cards to pay for goods and services abroad are shortage of cash, payment for big-ticket items and taking advantage of card benefits. [FULL STORY]