Virgin Blue ties up with Hostelworld.com
Low cost carrier Virgin Blue is partnering online hostel booking company Hostelworld.com to offer passengers a wider range of accommodation choices. (4/26/2007)
Hostelworld.com, which provides online confirmed bookings for independent hostels, youth hostels, budget accommodation centers and package tours as well as content such as city and country guides, termed Australia as one of its busiest markets for hostel bookings and a favourite one with backpackers.
Niamh Ni Mhir, Managing Director, Hostelworld.com said: “With the extensive flight routes that Virgin Blue offer, travelers can now access more destinations without breaking the bank on a trip down under. Deals include a dorm bed in Cairns from AUD$15 to a private room in Sydney for two people from $28 or a lodge in Fiji from AUD$19 per person sharing. Young people traveling on a budget can now combine a low cost flight with Virgin Blue with low cost accommodation from Hostelworld.com in top destinations throughout Australia and the Pacific.”
Virgin Blue serves 21 cities around Australia as well as destinations in New Zealand, Fiji , Tonga, Samoa, Cook Islands and Vanuatu .