For the TravelZoo report, more than 6,400 respondents were asked to think about their travel experiences and name the cities and countries where they were met with the warmest, friendliest locals, be it when seeking directions, dining recommendations and overall reception.
Here are the results of Travelzoo’s friendliest destinations survey:
Friendliest cities in Europe:
Friendliest European countries:
2. New Zealand
2. Costa Rica
4. Dominican Republic