By Expedia Team, on May 22, 2020

15 Zoom backgrounds to put you in the moment

“These days, video chats make it easy to collaborate with co-workers and connect with loved ones-but we often find ourselves wishing for a change of scenery.

Luckily, even though you’re probably not travelling at the moment, you can still enjoy a virtual escape. We’ve created 15 Zoom backgrounds that bring the world to you. Take your pick from the images below and make your next video meeting or virtual happy hour memorable.

Like what you see? Right-click any image to download.

The airplane jackpot


No need to choose the aisle or window seat-or fight over the armrest with your neighbours-when you get the whole row to yourself.

Aquatic adventure


Indulge your inner child. Even if your local aquarium is closed, you can still feel like you’re swimming with sharks.

The best of Bali


Lush scenery. Beautiful temples. Friendly people. For a calming, inspiring vibe, look no further than this Bali background.

Beach villa


Sip your morning coffee or afternoon cocktail in paradise. (We can almost feel the breeze and smell the ocean.)

Safari in Botswana


The massive Central Kalahari Game Reserve is home to elephants, giraffes, cheetahs and more. Until you can visit in person, bring the experience to your home office or dining room table.

Gytheio, Greece


The first Greek destination on our list, this ancient port of Sparta is now a pastel-hued fishing town-and the perfect setting for your next meet-up.

The Wilds of Hawaii


Looking to get outside while keeping your social distance? You can’t beat the lush greenery and natural beauty of Hawaii.

Borobudur Temple


Pay homage to the world’s largest Buddhist temple in Central Java, the second Indonesian destination to make our list.

The Maldives


Experience white sand, bungalows on the water and the shimmering Indian Ocean. And the best part: You don’t have to worry about how to get there.

Mykonos, Greece


Escape to this picturesque island in the Aegean Sea-or at least pretend to. Enjoy your next virtual happy hour on the water with Mykonos’ whitewashed buildings and colourful doors behind you.



Can’t decide between nature and the city? Look no further than this Yamanashi backdrop featuring the iconic Chureito Pagoda and majestic Mt. Fuji.

Italy’s Amalfi Coast


Head to Positano, a village on the cliffs of southern Italy. Imagine you’re surrounded by glamorous beaches, pebbled streets dotted with caf├ęs and boutiques, as well as colourful Mediterranean architecture.

Private Jet


Hey, if you’re going to dream of travel, you may as well dream big. Start your VIP journey with your own seat … on your own jet, of course. Luxury done right.

Carpathian Mountains


Wishing you could get off the beaten path? You can’t do better than the mountains of Slovakia, known as the “roof of Central Europe”.

Tropical beach


For those whose holidays tend to include lots of time on the beach with a drink in one hand and a book in the other. No sun cream required.”