Kiwis missing out on significant travel savings

On February 17, 2015 at 11:37 PM

Media Release

8 August 2014


Kiwis missing out on significant travel savings

  • Deal-driven Kiwis motivated by price yet missing out on significant savings
  • Kiwi baby boomers saving more than others by embracing hotel and flight combination deals
  •  Expedia’s insider tip – Bundling flight and hotel together is key to stretching holiday funds further

New Zealand is renowned for being a nation of savvy travellers yet research from Expediareleased today reveals an astounding 78% of Kiwis may be missing out on possible triple-digit savings when booking their travel. Read more

Sun and sand key to Kiwi happiness

On February 17, 2015 at 11:26 PM

Media Release 


Tuesday 15 July 


Sun and sand key to Kiwi happiness

Expedia Fly and Flop Report uncovers how much Kiwis really love the beach

  • Beach holidays seen as necessity rather than a luxury
  • Double digit increase in Kiwis taking beach vacations – up more than a quarter
  • Kiwi’s willing to give up their morning coffee for more sun and sand 

Sunny, sandy beach breaks have been revealed as a key ingredient to unlocking Kiwi bliss. Expedia’s annual Fly and Flop Report shows 60% of Kiwis believe that taking a beach holiday strongly influences their happiness. Read more

Deal Hunting + Savings Plan = Winning Holiay Formula For Kiwis

On June 17, 2014 at 06:22 AM


Expedia global ‘Holiday Spending Index’ lifts the lid on holiday spending habits

  • Almost half of Kiwis save for their entire holiday in advance
  • Dedicated savings plans factor highly in Kiwi holiday preparation
  • Kiwis in top 1/3 of nationalities hungry for holiday deals

Expedia’s new Holiday Spending Index report has revealed New Zealanders to be among the world’s most cost-conscious and savings orientated holiday makers with nearly one in five (18%) having a dedicated holiday savings fund.  Read more

Adventurous Kiwis get ‘out there’ on holiday

On May 13, 2014 at 06:34 AM

Adventurous Kiwis get ‘out there’ on holiday

Expedia report sheds light on holiday extroversion habits

  • Shyness not a problem – holiday goers cut loose in social settings
  • Kiwis most adventurous  with food & drink, socialising and culture related activities 

Expedia’s new Out There report reveals 65% of Kiwis say they behave more extrovertly while on holiday with more than a quarter (28%) saying they are stress-free on holiday and can really let their hair down.  Read more

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Expedia takes you to the unexpected with new campaign via DDB Sydney

On March 18, 2014 at 01:58 AM

Every great travel adventure features an epiphany; the moment when it dawns on you that you’ve stepped out of your comfort zone and into something truly unexpected. Expedia, the world’s largest online travel agency, draws inspiration from these moments in a new integrated campaign from DDB Sydney.

A continuation of Expedia’s brand promise - ‘out there starts here’ - the TVC ( puts the viewer in the mind of a woman discovering her inner cowgirl in a moment of clarity, thanks to Expedia’s policy of ‘no booking fees’. Read more