New research by lastminute.com.au reveals Australian’s romantic interests, whether people are single or in a relationship, plays a significant role in deciding whether to book a holiday; and in many cases seeking love & romance is the sole reason for travel.
The lastminute.com.au ‘Holiday Lovers’ research found that many people choose destinations based on their ability to ‘pick-up’ a holiday fling. At the other end of the spectrum, others book last minute escapes to save a relationship that’s ‘on the rocks’. 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
Stuck for a last minute Valentine’s Day gift? Aussies favourite date night is a stay in a luxurious hotel
Forget the traditional dinner and a movie, according to leading travel and lifestyle site lastminute.com.au one in four Australians agree a night of five-star hotel luxury is the ultimate date night idea.
The survey, of 4100+ Australians, showed the ideal date night in order is:
- A night in a luxe five-star hotel (26%)
- A night at a fine dining restaurant (22%)
- When my partner surprises me (16%)
- A sunset picnic (14%)
- Going to see a band (9%)
lastminute.com.au spokesperson Louise Ryan says a night in a five-star hotel is the ultimate recipe for romance for couples looking to escape and spoil themselves a little. Read more