Travel Inspiration

Dollar dazzlers: Top 10 best-value overseas destinations for Aussie travellers revealed

On September 16, 2011 at 03:00 PM

The Expedia NAB Travellers’ Foreign Currency Rankings* help Aussies find the best value for money in every corner of the globe

The strong Australian Dollar is driving a record increase in the number of Australians travelling abroad as more and more globe-trotting Aussies head overseas to stretch their travel dollars further.

“It’s a very exciting time to be an Aussie travelling overseas because our currency is at near-record highs against, not only the US Dollar, but many of the world’s major and minor currencies,” Amee Evans, Marketing Manager, said. Read more

Look to the stars for travel inspiration

On August 17, 2011 at 04:00 PM and expert astrologer, Devorah, reveal your perfect holiday according to your star sign

Planning a holiday? Most travellers look to travel websites, family and friends or the latest magazines for inspiration when arranging their next trip. However, consulting the Cosmos might open up a whole new world of options for even the most experienced traveller.

Believe it or not, your star sign influences how and where you travel. For instance, Cancerians are best to steer clear of action-filled holidays like Las Vegas, whereas Arians thrive on busy and bustling destinations. Read more

The world’s best holiday spots for high-rollers

On July 11, 2011 at 01:00 PM reveals its Top 10 destinations to try your luck

For Aussies looking for an excuse to blow their tax return, or who just have a little spare cash lying around, a visit to one of world’s top gaming destinations might be on the cards.

Online travel company, Expedia, has released its top 10 places in the world for travellers who have no trouble splashing the cash.’s Top 10 destinations for high rollers:

Monte Carlo, Monaco Read more

Brisbane edges out Melbourne and Sydney as the most expensive domestic city for holidaymakers

On June 29, 2011 at 01:00 PM

Expedia reveals which Australian city provides the best value holiday items

Despite the strength of the Australian Dollar making the decision between an international or domestic holiday difficult, getting the best value for money is still the number one priority for savvy Aussie travellers. For those planning a trip within Australia this year, it is important to know that the costs of common holiday items can vary across the country. Read more

Expedia fans reveal how to spend $50 in the world’s best cities

On June 08, 2011 at 01:00 PM

Over 1,100 Expedia Facebook fans have shared their insider knowledge of the world’s best cities, revealing how far $50 can go - the cost of a flight booking fee charged by some travel websites. doesn’t charge any flight booking fees or Expedia change and cancellation fees on flights, hotels, packages and car reservations booked on the website.

Las Vegas ranked as the number one destination based on the entries from Expedia’s fans and was also the destination featured in the winning entry.  London, New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Bangkok and Rome were also popular destinations among Aussie travellers who entered the competition. Expedia has shared some stand-out entries:

London, UK Read more