New research shows work and routine rule over fun and adventure
lastminute.com.au launches new travel inspiration game Cards of Spontaneity
Australia, Sydney, 17 November 2016 - Have you ever done a #shoey at a party in Mykonos with someone you met online? Or salsa danced down the Champs-Élysées in Paris with your lover? The answer is probably ‘no’ because Aussies surprisingly prefer the predictable over the priceless, according to new research. But thanks to the Cards of Spontaneity by lastminute.com.au, inspiration is now in the palm of your hands. Read more
Forget drowning your sorrows in bed, watching sad movies and eating icecream, according to a survey of 4100+ Australians by lastminute.com.au one in four (25%) people have booked a last minute holiday following a relationship breakup; with most people choosing to travel solo and many returning home feeling empowered.
Of those who decided to take a sponataneous holiday to celebrate their new status, one in two (48%) took ‘time out’ and travelled solo, over one in three (35%) decided to enjoy a partying holiday with friends, 8% went to find a rebound romance, while just 3% decided to visit a yoga retreat. Read more
Australia’s style, fashion and coffee capital, Melbourne has taken out the position of the number one ‘wish list’ domestic city to visit in 2015, according to leading travel and lifestyle site lastminute.com.au.
In a survey, of 4100+ people, the top Australian ‘wish list’ cities to visit in 2015, are:
1. Melbourne, VIC
2. Perth, WA
3. Hobart, TAS
4. Sydney, NSW
5. Darwin, NT
6. Brisbane, QLD
7. Adelaide, SA
8. Canberra, ACT Read more
The return to work after the weekend leads to feelings of dread for many Australians, according to leading travel and lifestyle site lastminute.com.au latest travel trends data, which shows over one in three people (34%) don’t like Mondays.
The research also identified almost one in two (46%) Australians don’t switch off when they leave the office, answering work calls or emails on weekends or their days off. Plus, nearly half of Aussies surveyed (47%) didn’t take all of their annual leave in 2014.