domestic holidays


On December 03, 2015 at 02:15 AM

Sydney, Australia, 1 December, 2015 – The brand’s annual ‘State of the Nation’ report, released today, reveals how passionate Australians get out there and explore the world as well as what they look for when planning their next holiday, which goes far beyond good shopping opportunities and having a pool or beach close by.

Expedia’s report found Australia is a nation of travel aficionados who use Bucket Lists to keep their travel dreams on track:

·         More than eight in ten (84%) Australians, over 18, have been overseas

·         Almost three quarters (71%) have explored a different country in the past two years Read more

Christmas break leaves Aussies tired, stressed and in need of a holiday

On January 19, 2011 at 02:00 PM

If you’ve returned to work from the Christmas break feeling tired, stressed and maybe a little unmotivated, you’re not alone. A recent survey* conducted by online travel company has found that the recent Christmas break has left many Australians (27 per cent) feeling tired, stressed and feeling like they had not relaxed – particularly those who had spent it with family.

While over 70 per cent of Australians spent Christmas with family this year, many Gen Ys specifically found Christmas with the family particularly hard work. They reported feeling the most stressed and tired of any age group after their Christmas break, with around a quarter planning a last-minute escape now to recuperate. Read more

Expedia brings back the great Australian summer holiday

On November 04, 2008 at 01:00 PM

With international travel currently more expensive, there has never been a better time for Aussies to rediscover their own backyard

When planning for your summer holiday, at a time when the weakening Australian dollar is making international travel more expensive, travelling locally is now a much more attractive option than a few months ago, according to, operated by Expedia, Inc., the world’s leading online travel company.

Louise Hurbert-Burns, Marketing Manager, Expedia® Australia, says: “While many Australians might be reconsidering international travel due to the weakened Australian dollar, the start of our summer, and the holiday season makes it a great time to consider exploring more of Australia.” Read more