PreChristmas savings conceivable

first_imgAustralian’s planning a pre-Christmas jaunt may have more options than they realise.Although prices will increase over the next few weeks, affordable international trips are still available.Hotwire has revealed the highest savings destinations for Australian’s wishing to holiday in Asia-Pacific.Savings during the festive period are highest (69 percent) if travelling to Pasig, Manila in the Philippines.Georgetown on the island of Penang in Malaysia came in second, with an average saving of 51 percent.Other destinations on Hotwire’s listings included Pattaya in Thailand, Jakarta in Indonesia, Singapore, Nandi in Fiji, Tokyo, Kuta in Bali and Mangere in Auckland, New Zealand.Tagaytay in the Philippines rounded out the top ten, averaging savings of 23 percent.“The reality is that although travel operators are gearing up for their busy period, there are still plenty of hotels discounting as they prepare for one of the busiest times of year,” Hotwire.com senior director Fulvia Montreso said.“Travellers may think that leaving things to the last-minute is a bad idea, but by booking two weeks or less before they plan to travel, they will actually benefit from the biggest savings, leaving more money to spend on holiday.” Source = e-Travel Blackboard: P.T Australian’s can still save on that pre-Christmas international holiday. Image: Penang, Malaysialast_img