Foreign Exchange Index

2014 Expedia Foreign Exchange Index points Aussie travellers to Asia

On March 05, 2014 at 03:15 AM
  • Best time to travel to Japan is now – Aussie dollar stretches further than in any other country
  • Asian countries dominate top five best-value destinations

For the second consecutive year, Australian travellers are finding the best value for money in Japan, according to the 2014 Expedia Foreign Exchange Index.

Despite the Australian dollar recently falling to a three and a half year low[1] against the US dollar, its value increased by 2.3 per cent in 2013 against the Japanese yen, cementing Japan as the must-visit destination for travellers looking to get value for money in a traditionally pricey destination. Read more

The resurgence of the Australian Dollar gives Aussie travellers a great reason to head overseas

On June 24, 2009 at 02:00 PM

Annual Expedia Foreign Exchange Index reveals the Top Ten destinations where the Australian Dollar goes furthest

Leading online travel company Expedia.com.auTM, in conjunction with foreign exchange specialist HiFX, have produced the third annual Expedia® Foreign Exchange Index, which reveals the top ten destinations where Australians’ travel money will go further than a year ago, with areas of Scandinavia and Eastern Europe making up the majority of the list in 2009.  Read more

Surging Australian dollar offers Aussie travellers a great reason to head overseas

On July 14, 2008 at 02:00 PM

 Annual Expedia Foreign Exchange Index reveals the top destinations where the Australian Dollar goes furthest

South Africa, Vietnam and South Korea have topped the list of countries whose currencies offer the best value against the strong Australian Dollar, measured over the past year.

Expedia.com.au™, subsidiary of Expedia, Inc., the world’s leading online travel company, in conjunction with foreign exchange specialist HiFX, has produced the second annual list of top ten destinations where the Australian Dollar (AUD) has strengthened most over the past 12 months. Read more