The first season initially only looked at only Australian resorts but by 1993 had expanded to look at overseas destinations.
Getaway has also been nominated for the Most Popular Lifestyle Program Logie Award at the Logie Awards of 2003, 2004 and 2005, each time being beaten by the ever popular Backyard Blitz. It was also nominated at the Logie Awards of 1999 and nominated as the Favourite Lifestyle Program at the Australian People Choice Awards of 1999.
In a recent episode, Getaway asked viewers to choose a new Seven Wonders of the World based on several destinations which had been pre-selected by the show's producers.
The destinations were (winners are shown in bold):
Ancient 1 wonders
Ancient 2 wonders