Travel Trends

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, 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

Expedia survey reveals Australians ease post-holiday blues by booking their next holiday as soon as they’re back to work

On January 13, 2009 at 01:00 PM
  •  84 percent of Australians feel more motivated at work when they have a booked holiday to look forward to
  • Aussie workers set to cost businesses over $880 million in work hours when researching and booking their next holiday 

As Australians return to work after the summer break, 84 percent have revealed that they feel more motivated at work if they have a holiday to look forward to - according to a recent survey conducted by, operated by Expedia, Inc. ,the world’s leading online travel company. So, while offices around Australia will be busy with work-related planning for the year ahead this month, many Aussie workers will be sure to be planning their 2009 getaways. Read more