Research conducted by the National Australia Bank (NBA) and the online travel company Expedia has shown that Turkey, Tanzania and Vietnam are the best-value overseas destinations for Australian people.
The list also named other destinations such as Argentina, Thailand, Iceland, Hong Kong, the US, Pakistan and Philippines.
Vietnam made the top of the list based on currency fluctuations against the Australian dollar to find the best-value destinations for travellers.
Over the last year, the AUD increased by 22 percent against Turkey’s lira, 18 percent against Tanzania’s shilling and 16 percent against the Vietnamese dong.
The number of people searching expedia.com.au over the past 12 months rose by 33 percent for Turkey, 54 percent for Tanzania and 66 percent for Vietnam.
Figures by the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed that the number of Australian tourists travelling overseas increased by nearly 10 percent in the first seven months of 2011. (Source: VNA)
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