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The Gold Coast has been named the top destination Aussies are looking to travel to this Easter and school holiday period, according to’s latest data.

Next on’s list is Sydney, brimming with events from the Royal Sydney Easter Show to live music.

This is followed by Melbourne and the festival state of South Australia with Adelaide jumping four places on the list, rounding out the top five with Perth.

Asia dominated the top ten international destinations from, with Japan on top (up five places), followed by Singapore (up three places), Seminyak and Ubud.

Aussies are also looking for the hustle and bustle of cities as Ho Chi Minh City and Hong Kong rise a massive twenty-two and fourteen spots respectively.

But, what about those behind the data? Where are they going this Easter?

TravelTalk asked’s Regional Manager for Oceania, Todd Lacey where he was planning on spending the long weekend.

“Bright in Victoria is a unique travel destination, especially as we head into cooler temperatures. Over Easter, the streets are lined with maple trees which turn the most incredible colours for Autumn,” he said.

“Traditionally a good choice for winter, destinations like Bright are also an excellent and affordable choice for the term two school holidays and long weekends away. Homes and aparthotels are a great option here for large groups looking for an affordable option.”

AU Top 20 Domestic Destinations

  1. Gold Coast
  2. Sydney
  3. Melbourne
  4. Adelaide (+4)
  5. Perth
  6. Brisbane
  7. Cairns
  8. Canberra
  9. Byron Bay
  10. Hobart (+1)
  11. Coffs Harbour
  12. Newcastle
  13. Port Macquarie (+3)
  14. Airlie Beach
  15. Noosa Heads (+1)
  16. Nelson Bay
  17. Forster (+1)
  18. Lakes Entrance
  19. Mooloolaba (+10)
  20. Port Douglas

AU Top 10 International Destinations

  1. Tokyo (+5)
  2. Singapore (+3)
  3. Seminyak
  4. Ubud
  5. Canggu (+3)
  6. Bangkok (+4)
  7. Ho Chi Minh City (+22)
  8. Hong Kong (+14)
  9. Osaka (+51)
  10. Legian (+2)

AU Top 10 International + Domestic

  1. Gold Coast
  2. Sydney
  3. Melbourne
  4. Adelaide
  5. Perth
  6. Tokyo
  7. Singapore
  8. Brisbane
  9. Seminyak
  10. Cairns