Deal-driven Aussies missing out on significant travel savings

On August 05, 2014 at 06:04 AM
  • Older Aussies saving more than others by embracing hotel and flight bundles
  • Expedia’s insider tip – bundling flight and hotel together is the key to stretching holiday funds further

Australia is renowned for being a nation of savvy travellers, yet research from Expedia’s Out There study reveals an astounding 81 per cent of Aussies may be missing out on possible triple-digit savings when booking their travel.

While just over half of Aussie travellers (53%) save for their entire holiday in advance, the remainder rely on credit to pay for a portion of their holiday. In fact, one in ten pay for their entire holiday on credit, so finding ways to help holiday funds stretch further is becoming a hot topic for holiday makers. Read more

Customers come first with Expedia’s Price Match and flexible payment option

On June 19, 2013 at 03:54 AM

The world’s largest online travel company, Expedia, is ensuring Aussies get the lowest online prices for hotels, flights and packages, and helping them budget for their holidays by being the only online travel agent to offer a price match across multiple platforms and the Expedia Traveler Preference (ETP) flexible payment programme.

The Price Match program enables customers to book all their travel – whether it be a relaxing holiday or speedy business trip – online, safe in the knowledge that they’ll get the very best deals available online. Read more

Secure an Early Bird airfare with Expedia

On September 27, 2012 at 05:03 AM


Secure an Early Bird airfare with Expedia

Follow Expedia’s Early Bird top tips to secure the best 2013 flight deals

Save up to 50 per cent off flights to Europe

Most popular destinations include London, Paris and Dublin


Millions of savvy Australian travellers are booking international flights for 2013 as early as this week, making savings of up to 50 per cent by taking advantage of Early Bird flight deals.

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Battle of the sexes rages on at 30,000 feet

On May 24, 2011 at 01:00 PM survey reveals how Aussie men and women pass the time in the air

With many international flights lasting more than 20 hours, the dilemma for Aussie travellers is how to pass the time in the air. New research* conducted by online travel company has found the age-old saying that ‘men are from Mars and women are from Venus’ holds true in mid-air, with each favouring a different way to pass the time. Read more

Choose your seat wisely – romance is in the air

On September 08, 2009 at 02:00 PM
  • One in ten Aussie men admit to having had a mid-air romance
  • New technology on helps air travellers ‘get more comfortable’

One in ten Australian men admit to having had a relationship or romance with someone they sat next to on a flight, making them more than twice as likely of finding a relationship at high altitude than women, according to a poll conducted by, operated by Expedia®, the world’s leading online travel company. Read more