Which Holiday Destinations Top Our Travel Wish Lists?

August 6, 2013

Dreaming of a holiday? What holiday destinations are on the top of your travel wish list?

The HotelClub Travel Wish List survey asked 2,500 Aussies what destinations they’d love to travel to, and the results have given us a serious case of wanderlust!

The top 10 overseas holiday destinations are:

1. United States

2. Italy

3. United Kingdom

4. Canada

5. France

6. Greece

7. Fiji

8. Thailand

9. New Zealand

10. Japan

Closer to home, the top 10 Australian destinations we’d love to visit are:

1. Broome

2. Melbourne

3. Cairns

4. Gold Coast

5. Perth

6. Hamilton Island

7. Whitsundays

8. Darwin

9. Sydney

10. Uluru

The survey also found that we like culture but we also like to relax when we travel, with 27.3% saying touring cultural and historical sites is the most important holiday activity, followed by 25.5% who admit that relaxing and pampering is on the top of their holiday wish list.

As a nation we also seek destination where we can primarily enjoy water activities like swimming and surfing (14.2%), shop till we drop (6.6%), indulge our passion for photography (5%), and go hiking or bush walking (4.9%). Surprisingly only 3.7% of Australians said their favourite thing to do on holiday was to party!

What’s the top holiday destination on your travel wish list?

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