With the Easter public holidays and Anzac Day falling on the same week this year, it’s no surprise that nearly one-in-two Australians have taken the opportunity to take out just three days of leave to score themselves a ten-day holiday.
According to Expedia statistics reported by Finder, around one-in-three Aussies will be travelling domestically, but 15 per cent will be jet-setting to other corners of the world.
It seems that Europe is the preferred destination, with more than half of the top ten favourite countries located there.
Courtesy of Hostelworld, here are the top countries chosen by Australian travellers over the Easter break:
7. New Zealand
However, the list doesn’t reveal Aussies’ penchant for Asia. According to online travel search engine Kayak, these are Australia's most-searched destinations:
And if you’re scrambling to make last-minute Easter travel plans, Kayak data also shows that Honolulu and Delhi have had the biggest price drops over the Easter break (11 per cent and 10 per cent respectively) – so it’s not too late if you’re set on a getaway.
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