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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

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

The World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels: Expedia Releases 2014 Insiders’ Select™ List

On July 03, 2014 at 09:29 AM
  • Lakehouse Hotel and Resort in San Marcos, California tops 2014 list
  • Six of the top 10 rated hotels based in USA
  • Sheraton on the Park ranked best hotel in Australasia

Expedia today announced its 2014 Insiders’ Select™ rankings, an annual list of the world’s best hotels as judged by almost two million verified guest reviews and in-house experts. Read more

Deal-driven Aussies: How we stack up globally

On June 17, 2014 at 06:33 AM

Expedia Holiday Spending Index reveals Aussie holiday spending habits

  • Eight in 10 Aussies actively seek deals when booking holidays
  • Aussies prefer to save in advance for holidays, as opposed to paying later
  • Globally, travellers choose to splurge on holiday accommodation over transport

Expedia’s new Holiday Spending Index reveals that savvy Aussie travellers are amongst the most deal-driven in the world; they prefer to save in advance for a holiday and consider domestic travel to be amongst the most expensive globally. Read more