The towns and cities Kiwis are flocking to for their summer break revealed

travel 06/11/2020

Summer is just around the corner, Kiwis! And Expedia has released some super interesting stats about where we are all looking at spending our summer break.

Expedia's top searched NZ destinations for the 2020 - 2021 summer holidays:

  1. Queenstown
  2. Auckland
  3. Wellington
  4. Canterbury
  5. Bay of Plenty
  6. Taupo
  7. Christchurch
  8. Nelson
  9. Bay of Islands
  10. Hawkes Bay

Top trending destinations for the summer holidays compared to last year:

  • Queenstown (120 percent increase)
  • Canterbury (almost 90 percent increase)
  • Wanaka (almost 85 percent increase)
  • Nelson (almost 65 percent increase)
  • Bay of Island (almost 30 percent increase)
  • Bay of Plenty (almost 30 percent increase)

It's also been found via Expedia's results that around 76% of Kiwis had already locked in or were pretty much locked in on where they were spending a bit of their holidays.