First there was the honeymoon, then the babymoon… and now, the maternymoon

On May 24, 2016 at 01:56 AM

Wotif reveals the latest parenthood holiday trend

Babymoons are a popular trend for expecting parents grabbing the chance to relax pre-baby but holidays don’t need to stop when the baby arrives – according to a new survey by holiday site, there’s a new post-baby holiday trend emerging.

The Wotif Holiday Habits survey found one in five parents (21%) have been on a ‘maternymoon’: a holiday taken when a parent is on leave after the baby is born.

Wotif Travel Specialist, and maternymooner, Kirsty La Bruniy, said parents on maternity or paternity leave are making the most of the time away from work and taking a holiday as a new family. Read more

Read more about: winter ski holiday trends

On May 24, 2016 at 12:08 AM

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Wotif reveals what ‘drives’ Aussies wild on a trip

On April 13, 2016 at 12:00 AM

• The backseat driver is the most annoying road trip buddy
• Many Aussies believe they are the ultimate road trip sing star
• More than one in ten people admit to being ‘road ragers’ on holidays
• Great Ocean Road, Victoria is the most popular road trip journey in Australia (58%)

13 April 2016: School holidays and long weekends are a popular time for a good old fashioned holiday road trip, and according to the ‘Roadtrippin’ research, Aussies love nothing better than heading down the open highway despite sharing the trip with backseat drivers, whingers and over packers.
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More Aussies are swapping home for a holiday this Easter

On March 21, 2016 at 12:44 PM

More Aussies are planning to take a holiday this Easter compared to last Easter with the ‘Hop to it Report’* by holiday website finding more than one in three people plan to getaway over the long weekend, according to survey research.

The Wotif® ‘Hop to it Report’ found 38% of Aussies said they’re going on, or planning to go on, an Easter holiday this year. This compares to 2015, with less than a third (29%) of people saying they took an Easter holiday. Of the people who didn’t take an Easter break last year, more than half (54%) said they suffered from ‘Easter holiday regret’ as a result. Read more reveals the ‘hottest’ holiday destinations this Australia Day

On January 21, 2016 at 04:09 AM reveals the ‘hottest’ holiday destinations this Australia Day

Australians will be chasing the sun in their own backyard and abroad this Australia Day according to®

  • Queensland and New South Wales coastal destinations are most popular.
  • Melbourne is the number one city destination.
  • Many Aussies will be going overseas for the Australia Day ‘long weekend*’, with Bali and Phuket being the most popular international destinations.

21 January 2016: As Aussies look forward to celebrating Australia Day with BBQs and beach cricket, has counted down the most popular coastal spots, city escapes and overseas destinations for getaways covering the ‘Australia Day’ period (22 – 26 January). Read more