Virgin Australia confirms holiday planning set to soar today as Australians head back to work

    Virgin Australia confirmed (08-Jan-2018) Monday 08-Jan-2018 is expected to be one of the most popular days of the year for Australians to search and book holiday travel. Research conducted by the airline on travel trends from 2017 shows that: Domestic holiday bookings will be most popular in the second week of January, with Sydney, Hobart, and Byron Bay as the top destinations; Internationally, Australians are most likely to book holidays to Los Angeles or London; and beaches, islands and camping related travel searches are most popular at the start of the year. Virgin Australia GM network and revenue management Russell Shaw, said: “We see an increase in bookings this time of year when Australians return to work and miss that holiday feeling”. [more – original PR]