26 September 2016: It’s not too late to avoid long weekend holiday FOMO with online travel site lastminute.com.au rounding up the best coastal, wine, country and city escapes where travellers can still check in for a mini-break.
From a spontaneous weekend with the bestie or a sneaky romantic getaway, here’s lastminute.com.au’s guide on where to score a last minute deal*:
1. Melbourne, VIC Read more
The Winter chill is on its way, which means it’s time to lock in a few spontaneous cosy weekends away. Think cute village style cafes, hot chocolates, frosty countryside walks, comfort food filled evenings and of course, “red red wine”.
Leading travel and lifestyle site, lastminute.com.au has put together some recommendations for cosy weekends away to make sure you live last minute this Winter.
Whether you are in need of a romantic escape, group getaway or a weekend with the girls, rug up and start planning one of these escapes:
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
With Australia Day just around the corner, leading travel and lifestyle site lastminute.com.au has released its ‘Aussie bucket list’ destination research which reveals one of our most iconic natural landmarks, Uluru has taken out the crown of Australia’s number one bucket list destination.
According to the survey, of 4100+ Australians, the top 10 Aussie bucket list destinations that people have not yet visited, but which they intend too, are:
1. Uluru, NT
2. Great Barrier Reef, QLD
3. The Kimberley, WA
4. The Whitsundays, QLD
5. Kakadu National Park, NT Read more