Travel Inspiration

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

Beach breaks that won’t break the bank

On October 23, 2012 at 04:47 AM


Pack your bags and break out the jandals, Kiwis can now take advantage of huge savings on holidays in the South Pacific thanks to

With 70 world-class, discounted hotels to choose from in Fiji, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Samoa, The Cook Islands and French Polynesia, Expedia customers can now turn their dream of a tropical island getaway into reality for only a fraction of the price.

Fancy a trip to Fiji? Book an ocean view room at the four-and-a-half-star Naviti Resorton October 25th 2012 and save up to 44% per cent on a three-night stay. With rooms starting from only $186 per night, you’ll already be feeling relaxed upon your arrival. Read more

Dollar dazzlers: Top 10 best-value overseas destinations for Kiwi travellers revealed

On November 17, 2011 at 02:00 PM

The Expedia BNZ Travellers’ Foreign Currency Rankings* help

Kiwis find the best value for money in every corner of the globe

With the Rugby World Cup over, now is the time for Kiwi travellers to think about their next overseas holiday, where they can bask in the glory of their World Cup win. And, with the recent performance of the New Zealand Dollar and unbelievable travel deals, an overseas trip doesn’t have to be just a dream. Read more

Neighbouring rivalry fierce but Australia still next best option for proud Kiwis

On October 06, 2011 at 01:00 PM

One in six Kiwis support the Wallabies as their ‘second’ Rugby World Cup team

They may be bitter rivals on the rugby field but Kiwis have demonstrated their fondness for Australia with 17% supporting the Wallabies as their second team and picking it as one of the rugby nations they’d most like to visit, according to the latest survey by online travel company

The nationwide survey* reveals that, apart from our beloved All Blacks, Kiwis would rather support their trans-Tasman rival than any other country in the Rugby World Cup.

Australia was followed closely by England (14%), Ireland (13%) and South Africa (12%), however, 25% of New Zealanders actually refused to choose another team. Read more

Work and location no barrier for Kiwis when it comes to celebrating the Rugby World Cup Final

On September 27, 2011 at 01:00 PM

Almost one in four Kiwis reveal they will take a ‘sickie’ or are contemplating taking a ‘sickie’ the day after the Rugby World Cup final game

Kiwis aren’t letting work commitments or distance get in the way of their plans to celebrate the Rugby World Cup grand final in style, according to the latest survey carried out by online travel company

The nationwide survey* reveals Kiwis across the country plan to extend Rugby World Cup celebrations long after the final whistle. And, it seems Kiwis are happy to run the risk of annoying their boss and sending themselves to the ‘sin bin’ to do so. Read more