Discovering Australia & beyond

From the Blog

Aug
28
Posted by Nemek at 3:32 am

most-loved-bnbsAt Car Hire Search we love helping find and promote great places around Australia. Over the last few weeks we took a close look at multiple great B&Bs from the Brisbane area and analysed reviews left by guests to select the best of the best. Here is our top list based on visitor feedback: (more…)

Jul
16
Posted by Nemek at 8:33 am

In June 2013 Car Hire Search conducted a study to find out which Australian car rental sites are having the most success with attracting visitors organically through Google Search. The goal of the project was to compare how well individual brands are coping with the ongoing trend of customers moving on-line with travel shopping and to find out which companies are taking the fullest advantage of organic Google Search traffic.

As part of the study we checked who ranks on the first two pages in Google.com.au for nearly one thousand keywords. After combining the collected rankings we used Google traffic volumes and a combination of two independent click-through models to estimate how traffic is distributed across the surveyed websites. Here are the results.
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Feb
24
Posted by George at 1:39 pm

They say the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. But what if moving somewhere nice actually made a difference? Well, according to a worldwide survey prepared by GfK Custom Research, some places seem to be happier than others. Here is a list of the Top 10 Happiest Cities. (more…)

Feb
23

In 2012 Australia received a total of 6,145,500 visitors, a 4.6% growth compared to the previous year. Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast are among the most frequently visited tourist destinations.

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Feb
07

2.5 million people visited remote New Zealand in 2012. Why? See for yourself – have a closer look at New Zealand through the lens of 7 flickr photos captured by photography nerds, hobbyists and a few professionals. Enjoy.

1. Breathtaking views – mountains, lakes & forests

New Zealand’s South Island is a paradise for hikers, explorers and photographers. From fiordlands to snowbound mountain tops, there is plenty of views that will take your breath a way.

Pictured: Reflection of Mount Cook and Mount Tasman in Lake Matheson, a 5-hour drive from Christchurch. Photo by ogwen.

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