- Gold coast
New Travel Auction Site Could Make Teens Millions
Back to blog homepageNovember 4th, 2013 | Meriton Apartments
An online auction for travel-related purchases has been developed by two Australian teenagers.
Zac Darch and Jonathan Shearman are two college students who live in Brisbane. In September, they launched a website which they believe will revolutionise the online travel market. Their site, Flight Penny, works in a similar way to existing auction sites for electronics, but customers bid for flights and accommodation instead.
Users sign up to the site before buying packs of bids which can then be used to participate in auctions. Bids cost $1 a time and each bid raises the price of that auction by one cent. According to Darch, bidders can pick up flights for just a couple of dollars using the site.
Darch and Shearman claim their idea could net them a million dollars within the first year, according to The Australian. They also plan to expand the site to offer related items and services, for example hire cars.
- Meriton Serviced Apartments
- The 24-Hour Gold Coast Christmas Shopping Guide
- Top Restaurants Near Meriton Serviced Apartments Parramatta
- Top 5 Things to Do During Your Sydney Layover
- Fresh Ideas for your Brisbane Stay
- What to do in Sydney During The October Long Weekend
- Launch Promotion! 4 Brand New Properties On Sale in September!
- Find Your Style in Sydney
- Finding the Gold Coast’s Best Live Music
- Getting Sporty in Sydney
- Baggage Allowance Guide for EVERY International Airline
- 14 Things for Travellers to Do in Brisbane on Christmas Day
- 11 Picturesque Beaches Just a Stone’s Throw From Brisbane
- What Americans Really Think of Australia
- Most Unusual Restaurants in Sydney
- A Guide to Road Tripping from Sydney to Byron Bay
- The Top 15 Beaches on the Gold Coast
- Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Scene: Where’s Best and When Should You Go?
- The Top 5 Most Exclusive Places to Get A Drink in Sydney
- Spoil Someone Special
- Advantages of Serviced Apartments
- Aussie Culinary Scene
- Brisbane Special Events
- Business Travel Tips
- Corporate Travel in Australia
- Gold Coast Special Events
- Holiday Accommodation Ideas
- Press Releases
- Queensland Travel Tips
- Romantic Getaways
- Serviced Apartments
- Short Stays
- Special Events
- Sydney Special Events
- Travel Tips