Travelling off the ‘grammed track

On August 16, 2017 at 11:23 PM

·         Millennials and Gen X find “instagrammability” to be the most important factor when deciding a holiday destination

·         One in five Aussies admit famous landmarks look nothing like they do on social media

·         Men are twice as likely to fake their travel snaps than women  Read more

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Holiday Health: Aussies are the fittest nation when on holiday

On August 16, 2017 at 11:20 PM

2017 Expedia Fitness Breaks report reveals Australians and Americans likeliest to exercise when traveling, British and Germans least likely

Sydney 15 February 2017 – Expedia, one of the world’s largest full service online travel sites, today released the results of its 2017 Fitness Break Study, examining the fitness habits among travellers in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States and how they incorporate exercise into their travel regimen. Read more

Extreme holiday deprivation: Aussies are sitting on a week’s worth of unused leave

On January 15, 2017 at 11:16 PM
  • Research from Expedia reveals we are wasting five days annual leave a year
  • Aussies are working 480 million extra hours per year*
  • 75% of Aussies would give up sex and booze just to have one extra day leave

Sydney, Australia, 16 January 2017 – Expedia, one of the world’s largest full service online travel sites, today released the results of the Vacation Deprivation® report, an annual study of holiday habits among employed adults in Australia.

The study found Aussies received 20 days annual leave from their employers each year, yet they only took 15. Not only do we have five days unused leaved, we rank third in the world for going a full working year without taking a single holiday, second only to the UAE and Brazil. Read more

Expedia announces holiday swaps that offer travellers better value for money

On September 01, 2016 at 04:26 AM

Forget Japan, Vietnam or Brazil. If you’re looking to get more for your dollar, Expedia recommends you consider China, Sri Lanka or Argentina

 

August 15, 2016 – Leading travel website, Expedia.com.au,has released its annual Expedia Value Tracker, showcasing the best value international destinations for Australian travellers[1].  

The report which is based on the performance of the Australian dollar against major global currencies, combined with the average cost of international flights and accommodation booked from Australia, has been developed to help Australians make smarter, more cost-effective travel choices. Read more

AUSSIES EMBRACE ‘AU NATURALE’ VIBE ON BEACH HOLIDAYS

On June 09, 2016 at 12:44 AM
  • Aussies among most low maintenance beach holidaymakers globally
  • Aussies spend an average of $62 (US$45) getting beach ready - $21(US$15) less than the global average
  • 12% of Aussies admit to going nude at the beach

Sydney, Australia, 9 June, 2016: As many Aussies start getting ready for their northern hemisphere summer sojourns,Expedia.com.au®has released findings from its annual Flip Flop Report, which confirms Australia is one of the most relaxed, low maintenance nationalities in the world, when it comes to beach holiday habits. Read more