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 Wotif.com 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

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 Wotif.com 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

Wotif.com reveals the ‘hottest’ holiday destinations this Australia Day

On January 21, 2016 at 04:09 AM

Wotif.com 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 Wotif.com®

  • 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, Wotif.com 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

Wotif reveals the popular airports for Christmas travel

On January 10, 2016 at 11:42 PM

21 December 2015:

From flying home to see the rellies to jetting off on an overseas holiday, thousands of Aussies will be starting the Christmas holidays at the airport.

Wotif.com® has crunched the numbers to reveal the popular airports on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (according to arrival and flight departures*) finding Sydney, Melbourne (Tullamarine), Gold Coast and Brisbane will be full of Aussie travellers.

Wotif Travel Specialist Kim Stockham said many Australians will be flying home for the festive season and spending part of the holiday break at the airport.

“With many Australians working up until Christmas Eve, the day before Christmas is a popular date for flying with people eager to spend the holidays with family and friends.” Read more

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Wotif reveals Australians’ 2016 travel plans

On November 27, 2015 at 01:27 AM

Australians have an appetite for travelling next year, according to a recent survey by Wotif.com, with 53% of Australians revealing the dollar’s low international currency exchange rate is not influencing their travel plans for 2016.

For the 47% of Australians who said their travel plans are influenced by the weakening dollar, of these, one in two (52%) are planning more domestic trips instead of international travel (the most popular way people were being influenced to change their plans) and half (50%) admitted they would be hunting for a bargain and looking for best value international destinations.  Read more