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Tripadvisor Announces 2015 Travellers’ Choice Favourites

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TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its annual Travellers’ Choice awards for Travel Favourites, highlighting the top products and services that help travellers have a perfect trip. There are winners from around the globe, in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S., across dozens of categories including airline, rental car agency, transportation app, GPS device, luggage, and outerwear.

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“TripAdvisor has identified the Travellers’ Choice Favourites as recommended by our insightful global community,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “These award-winning products and services, voted on by our community, are the ‘must have items’ to consider bringing on your next trip.”

Travellers’ Choice Favourites 

There are 44 category winners in Australia all listed below. Winners include some perennial favourites that have won their category each year since the inception of the Travellers’ Choice Favourites in Australia in 2013. These brands include:

  • Backpack: Kathmandu
  • Bottled water: Mount Franklin
  • Cooler: Esky
  • Coffee: Lavazza
  • Camera: Canon
  • Energy/snack bar: Cadbury
  • Flip-flops: Havaianas
  • Guidebook: Lonely Planet
  • Hand sanitizer: Dettol
  • Headphones: Bose
  • Insect repellent: Aeroguard
  • Lip balm: Lucas Papaw
  • Luggage: Samsonite
  • Sunglasses: Ray-Ban
  • Sunscreen: Cancer Council

Qantas is Australia’s Favourite Airline 

For the second year in a row, home-grown carrier Qantas Airways has also been named Australia’s favourite domestic and international airline. Travellers cite “loyalty program”, “in-flight service” and “customer experience” as reasons why Qantas is named a favourite amongst flyers.

Qantas Group Executive Brand, Marketing and Corporate Affairs, Olivia Wirth said, “We are thrilled that Qantas continues to be regarded as Australia’s favourite airline by the TripAdvisor community – this award is wonderful recognition of the hard work and passion of our people.”

“Together we are committed to creating the best travel experience for our customers, developing innovative products, and delivering award winning inflight experiences and customer service.” 

2015 Australian Travellers’ Choice Awards for Travel Favourites 

Allergy medicine: Claratyne Hair dryer: Phillips
Adhesive bandage: BAND-AID® Hand sanitizer: Dettol
Domestic Airline: Qantas Headphones: Apple
International Airline: Qantas Insect repellent: Aeroguard
Backpack / daypack: Kathmandu Lip balm: Lucas Papaw
Batteries: Energizer Luggage: Samsonite
Body lotion: Nivea Mints: Extra
Bottled water: Mount Franklin Mouthwash: Listerine
Camping gear: Kathmandu Music app: iTunes
Cooler (for beverages): Esky Noise-cancelling headphones: Bose
Carry-on luggage: Samsonite Pain reliever: Panadol
Coffee: Lavazza Razor: Gillette
Compact digital camera: Canon Rental car service: Budget
Dental floss: Colgate Ski equipment: Atomic
Deodorant: Rexona Sleep aid: Nature’s Own
Digestion aid: Mylanta Sunburn treatment: Nivea
Energy/snack bar: Cadbury Sunglasses: Ray-Ban
Energy drink: Gatorade Sunscreen or suntan lotion: Cancer Council
Eye drops: Visine Swimwear: Billabong
Flip-flops: Havaianas Toothbrush: Oral-B
GPS device: Apple iPhone Toothpaste: Colgate
Guide book: Lonely Planet Travel magazine: Lonely Planet

For the complete list of 2015 winners of the Travellers’ Choice Favourites, go to:


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