Travel Inspiration

Top Places to Chase the Sun this Winter, according to the Winter Heat Index

With winter here, leading online travel site, Wotif has crunched the numbers to uncover the best holiday destinations to chase the sun this winter, both in our Aussie backyard and overseas.

Analysing accommodation costs, year-on-year search growth, average temperature, rainfall, travel time and distance from the coastline, the Wotif Winter Heat Index provides Aussies with insider knowledge on the best destinations to visit over the winter months.

5 holiday spots to getaway this Easter

Here’s our insider pick of ‘local gem’ destinations (a bonus if you want to avoid the crowds of the popular tourist locations) that still have availability on Wotif for Easter.

1.       Yamba, NSWJust an hour and a half south of Byron, you’ll find this laid back, quaint beach town. While Byron Bay has been in the spotlight and growing in popularity, Yamba’s been flying under the radar but we’re sure it won’t last long! From surfing at Angourie Point or Pippi Beach to swimming in the calm waters of Convent Beach, holidayers will be spoilt for choice with 11 beaches to spread your beach towel at.

Six top bunny themed destinations

Australia's favourite online travel destination,, has found six destinations sure to tickle the fancy of rabbit lovers everywhere. From sharing afternoon tea with adorable bunnies to visiting the home of the rabbit jumping craze, Wotif suggests hopping on a flight and visiting these bunny themed destinations.
1.     Sweden: Jump to it 
Home to the world’s largest ice hotel, the best meatballs… and The Swedish Federation of Rabbit Jumping! This fun sport, otherwise known as Kaninhop, started in the early 1970s and attracts bunny owners from all around the world. The ‘sport’ is adorably cute and involves rabbits bouncing their way through courses of long and high jumps.