Friday, October 29th, 2010
The Australian Dollar and the US greenback hit parity earlier this month on Oct 15th meaning that 1 Aussie Dollar was worth 1 US dollar. The currency conversion between the AUD and USD remains tantalizingly close to being on par. Along with the record breaking Aussie dollar goes your last excuse against taking a holiday to the USA.

The closest states from Australia are Hawaii and California. Many Californian travel businesses, especially hotels, airlines, restaurants, and tourist attractions are slashing their prices and fees dramatically to attract travelers from Australia.

"With the Aussie Dollar so high and airfares at their lowest price in years, there has never been a better time to travel to USA. has some amazing cheap deals on hotels right across America," said Braden Yuill CEO.

Hotel prices are now very cheap indeed. Many hotels are promoting "Stay two nights, the third night free", and some are letting kids stay free - the same goes for some restaurants. The time is right to surf the hotel booking sites such as to find some of the great deals and discounts that you can grab right now, not only family holidays, but shopping, business trips, family reunions...any excuse will do!

There are an abundance of great destinations you can choose from within the State of California. alone Here is a sample of some cool California hot spots and things to do.

1. El Camino Real - This is the original California road trip. At 600 miles, it starts near San Diego, and ends around San Francisco. These are 21 Catholic Missions built in the sixteenth century. They are well kept with fascinating history. You can check out the missions as you travel.

2. DISNEYLAND. America's legendary west coast theme park is actually crowded, can be wickedly expensive and the wait time for the popular attractions can be an hour long. If you're not a Disney aficianado or don't have kids pleading to go, there's loads more California destinations that take up less of your holiday dollars and time such as .

3. CABAZON - On the road to Palm Springs, you can't miss the giant dinosaur statues that sit right next to a real truck stop. Go inside the dinosaurs. Next, check out not one but two outlet malls. This is what a shopping holiday is all about.

4. PALM SPRINGS - Take the tram ride by all means: from the desert floor to a nearly 5,000 foot mountaintop in minutes. Check out mountain goats on the way. At the right time of the year (Dec-March) you might even find enough snow for a snowball fight.

5. OCEANSIDE - Their wooden pier is the longest on the West Coast. No license is required to fish. Check out the Surfing Museum as well.

6. SAN DIEGO - Visit Sea World, go to a Padres' baseball game. Lovely coastal scenery abounds.

SAN SIMEON was built by a newspaper magnate, bringing over whole European castles to decorate his house.

SANTA BARBARA is a charming town between the mountains and the sea. Pricey, but worth it.

BIG SUR One of the most fabulous drives in California.

SAN FRANCISCO - Jump Cable cars, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco Giants AT&T park. Also Haight-Ashbury and the Tenderloin for the more adventurous.

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