Travel Inspiration

In search of the world’s best beaches

On December 01, 2010 at 02:00 PM

 Expedia.com.au reveals its Top 10 best beach destinations

Beaches, bays and impressive coastlines beckon almost all Australian travellers. However, not everyone is wowed by the same waves, and everyone has their own idea of what their perfect beach might be. Expedia.com.au, operated by Expedia, Inc., the world’s largest online travel company, has released their top 10 best beaches list. Some are off the beaten track, while other lesser known beauties lie in the heart of already iconic locations overlooked by tourist hordes and best known to locals. Read more

Carve up the Northern Hemisphere ski slopes this summer

On November 26, 2010 at 12:00 PM

Expedia lists the best resorts for the Northern Hemisphere ski season

With the start of the Northern Hemisphere ski season only a few weeks away, keen Australian skiers are readying themselves for a different kind of ‘summer’ holiday. Home to some of the best ski resorts in the world, countries such as Canada, Japan, USA and Austria are bracing themselves for a surge of Australians heading to the winter ski slopes this season, particularly given the continued strength of the Aussie Dollar.

According to recent flight bookings* on Expedia.com.au, operated by Expedia Inc., the world's largest online travel company, ski holidays are proving popular among Australians as destinations in these countries have all recorded significant December bookings growth. Read more

Expedia’s ‘Hot List’ of must-visit destinations for 2011

On November 24, 2010 at 12:00 PM

Expedia.com.au names its top 10 ‘hot’ destinations for 2011

The Australian Dollar’s strong performance against the US Dollar and other major currencies means that Aussie travellers are spoilt for choice when it comes to travelling internationally in 2011.

According to recent flight bookings on Expedia.com.au, operated by Expedia Inc., the world's largest online travel company, medium- and long-haul destinations such as North America and Europe are proving to be favourites among Aussie travellers, with some destinations recording almost triple-digit year-on-year growth.

To help travellers on their way to planning their holidays, Expedia.com.au has launched its list of ‘hot’ destinations for 2011. Read more

Travel the world for the best New Year’s experiences

On November 19, 2010 at 12:00 PM

Expedia lists the world’s best destinations for New Year’s

New Year’s and more specifically, New Year’s Eve, is perhaps the most hedonistic of holidays on the year’s calendar and a perfect excuse for a great party. All around the world, there is music, dancing and breathtaking displays of fireworks as cities celebrate the passing of one year to the next.

For party-goers looking for a celebration to remember, Expedia.com.au, operated by Expedia, Inc., the world’s largest online travel company has scoured the globe to find the world’s best destinations - from Cape Town to Bangkok - to ring in the New Year. Read more

Authentic, adventure holiday destinations from Expedia.com.au

On October 29, 2010 at 06:00 PM

Expedia names the world’s top destinations for adventurous travellers

Spending a holiday sipping cocktails by the pool is not for everyone. Some adventure-hungry travellers prefer to spend their holidays exploring some of the world’s most unique, remote and exciting destinations.

For travellers looking to experience new cultures, meet new people and challenge themselves, Expedia.com.au™, operated by Expedia, Inc., the world’s largest online travel company, has teamed up with leading adventure tour company, Gap Adventures to find the world’s top adventure destinations for Aussie travellers. Read more