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Kiwi-made travel app hits #1

18 Apr 2013

Stay Today, the Kiwi-made hotel booking app has hit number one free app in the NZ Travel charts.

Offering last minute hotel deals, Stay Today has become the first same-day hotel booking app in Australia and New Zealand.

“We target the person that books their hotel on the day” says Matthew Mayne, managing director, Stay Today.

“If you’re the type that books your room while you’re sitting at the airport, then this app is perfect for you.”

Mayne says there are two reasons for the app’s success - "best price and convenience."

"We always offer lower prices than you’ll find on the web, and our app is simple to use," he says.

"That’s important because when you’re on the go, you don’t have time to muck around.

"With Stay Today, you can actually book in ten seconds, from opening the app to getting the reciept."

Accessible after midday each day, the service is available in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Rotorua.

The app is backed by several investment funds, including Global From Day One, Sparkbox and New Zealand Venture Investment Fund, including 80 hotel partners across the ANZ region.

The app can be downloaded free in the iTunes app store or from the company's New Zealand website by clicking here