August 2015

The Expedia® Value Tracker reveals top international destinations for Australian travellers

On August 11, 2015 at 12:46 AM
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The Expedia® Value Tracker reveals top international destinations for Australian travellers
  • Of Aussie favourites, New Zealand leads the way in value for money
  • Long-standing favourites, including US, now more expensive though more affordable airfares expected to entice travellers
As the Australian dollar struggles against some of the world’s major currencies, and holidays on home-soil grow in appeal for many, the Expedia Value Tracker, out today, reveals the overseas destinations offering the best value for money for travellers.
 
Expanding on its long-standing Foreign Exchange Index, which measures the performance of the Australian dollar against major global currencies, Expedia.com.au’s new report exam

DESIRE FOR QUALITY FAMILY TIME KEEPS THE AUSSIE HOLIDAY DREAM ALIVE

On August 31, 2015 at 04:58 AM

Monday, 31 August 2015: Concerns about the economy, and the rising cost of living, may be forcing Australians to tighten their belts, but that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily impacting on family travel plans.

New research* released today by the Expedia.com.au brand shows a large portion of parents continue to make travel a key priority, with quality time spent together as a family ranked as the strongest motivation for making holiday plans (42%). This is above having no interruptions from work (17%) and introducing the children to new cities and broadening their horizons (14%).   Read more