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Trump, Corbyn and May are people we'd least like to party with, research reveals

Jet2holidays partners with Rylan

New research has revealed the celebrities Brits would least like to party with and it is bad news for the political classes. Topping the poll is US President Donald Trump, closely followed by Jeremy Corbyn and our very own Prime Minister Theresa May. Nigel Farage and Piers Morgan complete the top five dreaded party guests.

New research commissioned by Jet2holidays of 2,000 UK adults has also revealed bosses (25%), school teachers (23%), and in-laws (13%) would be Brits’ worst party guests, and nearly six in ten Brits also look to avoid their spouse or partner at a party, with 58% saying they would dampen the mood.

Nearly half of those surveyed (43%) would prefer to take their best friend to a party, 21% would take friends from school, while 17% want to take their parents and 15% want to invite all their friends from social media.

The research has been commissioned as part of Jet2holidays' nationwide Party Plane competition, which marks the arrival of its 100th aircraft into its fleet. One lucky winner will get the chance to win the actual aircraft for the weekend and whisk 99 of their family and friends to Majorca for the weekend where they will be joined by television presenter Rylan Clark-Neal.

While Brits may not be keen on politicians joining them for a party, it seems television presenters are a big hit. Topping Brit’s party invite list is Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby from ITV’s This Morning, closely followed by Idris Elba, David Attenborough and Rylan Clark-Neal. The Duke of Sussex, HRH Prince Harry also makes an appearance in the top five.

For sociable Brits, the most important thing at a party is the company we are with, with two thirds claiming this can make or break a social get-together.

When it comes to a venue, overseas in the sun comes in top, ahead of having a party at home or in the garden.

For the younger generation, music is the most important element of a good party. The research by Jet2holidays has revealed the Whitney Houston classic ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ is the ultimate tune to get people on the dance floor. Meanwhile Aqua’s cheesy 90s hit ‘Barbie Girl’ has the opposite affect and is guaranteed to clear the dancefloor, according to Brits.

Parties create memories to last a lifetime and it seems weddings are the occasion Brits favour the most (14%) when it comes to unforgettable celebrations, this is closely followed by summer holidays (10%).

To create the ultimate party and be in with a chance of winning the Party Plane competition, Jet2holidays is calling on party-goers to get creative and choose their own party themes. Jet2holidays will help build the winning party idea into a fun-filled, unforgettable experience! So whether it’s a birthday, a wedding, a special anniversary, or a group trip, the Party Plane competition offers a chance to create a unique weekend abroad that will never be forgotten.

To enter, just visit to create your very own party plane. When entering, you can name the aircraft, create your own music soundtrack, and even select the dress-code. The Jet2holidays team also want to hear about what theme you would like and why you deserve to win.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: “We commissioned this survey to find out what makes the ultimate party for Brits and it has thrown up some great responses. We wanted to do something special to mark the arrival of our 100th aircraft and what better celebration than the Party Plane when we will give one lucky winner the trip of a lifetime with their friends and family, flying to Majorca on our 100th aircraft.

“Our survey shows what gets us into the party spirit and with TV presenters ranking so high, it is great to have Rylan onboard for our trip.”

Rylan Clark-Neal said: “I am so excited to be taking to the skies with Jet2holidays for the trip of a lifetime. I can’t wait to get on board and join the lucky winner and their friends and family for a weekend of celebrating in sunny Majorca. It’s going to be an unforgettable trip.”

To enter, or for details on the competition, please visit: The deadline for entries is Wednesday 20th March 2019.

Top 10 celebrities Brits want at their party:

1. Phil and Holly from ITV’s This Morning
2. Idris Elba
3. David Attenborough
4. Rylan Clark-Neal
5. Prince Harry
6. Stephen Fry
7. James Corden
8. Ed Sheeran
9. Ariana Grande
10. Danny Dyer

Top 10 celebrities Brits DON’T want at their party:

1. Donald Trump
2. Jeremy Corbyn
3. Theresa May
4. Nigel Farage
5. Piers Morgan
6. Katie Hopkins
7. Jacob Rees-Mogg
8. David Cameron
9. Gemma Collins
10. Boris Johnson

Top 10 songs Brits want to hear at a party:

1. I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
2. Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars/Mark Ronson
3. Mr Brightside – The Killers
4. Let’s Dance – David Bowie
5. Wake Me Up Before You Go Go – Wham
6. Tainted Love – Soft Cell
7. Love Shack – The B52s
8. Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
9. All Night Long – Lionel Richie
10. Take On Me – A-Ha

Top 10 songs Brits DON’T want to hear at a party:

1. Barbie Girl – Aqua
2. Baby – Justin Bieber
3. Agadoo – Black Lace
4. The Ketchup Song – Las Ketchup
5. Who Let The Dogs Out – Baha Men
6. You’re Beautiful – James Blunt
7. Macarana – Los Del Rio
8. Do Ya Think I’m Sexy – Rod Stewart
9. Wind Beneath Your Wings – Bette Midler
10. Cotton Eye Joe - Rednex


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