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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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Experts develop mathematical equation for holiday happiness

On July 17, 2012 at 10:33 PM



Experts develop mathematical equation for holiday happiness


Your next trip must:

Create ‘holiday envy’ in your friends and family

Be packed full of activities

Offer value for money

Be safe and secure

Have you returning to Australia relaxed and de-stressed

Following Australia’s coldest summer in 50 years, it’s no wonder we are all thinking about our next holiday - but being the highly subjective and personal pursuits they are, can mathematics play a role in defining a great break?

A group of experts including a psychologist, a mathematician and travel experts from set out to find just that, and have created the formula for holiday happiness. Read more launches ‘Global Sale’ offering hotel discounts for Australian travellers

On July 17, 2012 at 09:54 PM


Online travel company, Expedia (, today announced its ‘Global Sale’ ( ), providing up to 50 per cent discount off thousands of hotels in popular global and local destinations for Australian travellers. Read more

Rise of the holiday-deprived

On December 01, 2011 at 02:00 PM

Expedia global survey reveals Aussie workers take less holidays every year

Australia ranked in the top five most holiday-deprived nations

Uncertain economic times and tightened purse strings are resulting in Australian workers being reluctant to take all of their holiday leave.

According to the latest annual global Vacation Deprivation® survey from Expedia®, the world’s largest online travel company, Aussies are taking less time off work and are even more holiday deprived this year than they were in 2010. Read more

Send the books packing: Best destinations for school-leaver celebrations

On November 16, 2011 at 02:00 PM

Exams are almost over and then school is out – for good. Students all over Australia have been holed up indoors preparing and sitting for exams, but by mid-November, Aussie school-leavers will be taking a well-deserved break and having some much needed fun.

Picking a post high school holiday is like picking an elective, the choices are many and preferences vary. Some choose partying or adventure and some choose to relax and recover from exam stress. Either way celebrating the end of your school years is an Aussie tradition. And, students’ hard-earned dollars are going further, meaning sharing good times overseas is worth considering!  

Last minute schoolie packages** from Expedia:

Best for partying:

Bali, Indonesia: Read more