Expedia.com Announces 'Free Nights and No Fee Flights' Promotion

Promotion Offers Free Nights at Over 700 Hotels and Waives Booking Fees on All Flights


BELLEVUE, Wash., Mar. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Expedia.com (www.expedia.com or 1-800-EXPEDIA), today announced the "Free Nights and No Fee Flights" promotion, offering travelers their last night free on stays of three, four or five nights at over 700 participating hotels worldwide. As part of this promotion, Expedia.com is also waiving booking fees on all flights booked on or before May 31, 2009.


"A silver lining for consumers amidst the current economy is the incredible value available in travel right now. In some popular destinations hotel rates are down by over 20 percent," said Tim MacDonald, general manager of Expedia.com. "Our Expedia spring promotion combines already great values like these with savings only Expedia can offer to help make a spring getaway even more affordable."


The "Free Nights and No Fee Flights" promotion features some of Expedia.com's most popular domestic and international travel destinations, including Las Vegas, New York City and Cancun. With the promotion, travelers can save up to hundreds of dollars on a single trip. For example, a family who books a 4-night stay at Orlando's Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress could save more than $220 including the free night plus the savings on flight booking fees.


As the world's top online destination to shop for and book flights, Expedia.com will also provide savings for hundreds of thousands of travelers by waiving air booking fees on all flights booked during this promotion.


"In an environment where people are being more thoughtful than ever about the dollars they spend, Expedia.com is committed to providing consumers the best possible value for their travel budget," added MacDonald. "Having booked over 25 million trips worldwide last year, and with the most hotel rooms and flight options of any travel provider, Expedia.com is uniquely capable of providing that value."


A few sample trips:


  • Cancun - Hyatt Regency Cancun - 4-star hotel - $165 per night + 4th night free
  • San Francisco - Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf - $144 per night + 4th night free
  • Las Vegas - Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino - 4-star hotel - $90 per night + 4th night free
  • Hawaii - Wyland Waikiki - 3.5-star hotel - $109 per night + 3rd night free




The Free Night offer is valid for select consecutive night stays of three, four or five nights at participating hotels. While the Free Night offer is valid for bookings and travel by May 31, 2009, Expedia.com is currently featuring deals for bookings made by April 9, 2009 for travel through May 15, 2009. Additional deals for bookings made on or after April 9 for travel by May 31, 2009 will be posted soon. Check site for full details and these updated deals. The No Fee flight offer is valid for flights booked on Expedia.com between March 11, 2009 and May 31, 2009 for all travel dates.


About Expedia

Expedia.com® is the world's leading online travel provider, helping millions of travelers per month easily plan and book travel. Expedia.com (http://www.expedia.com and 1-800-EXPEDIA) aims to provide personalized service, the latest technology and the widest selection of vacation packages, flights, hotels, rental cars, cruises and in-destination activities, attractions, and services. With the Expedia® Best Price Guarantee, Expedia.com promises to offer to its customers the best rates available online for all types of travel, making it the most comprehensive customer guarantee in online travel. Expedia is dedicated to positively impacting global tourism by providing travelers environmentally conscious travel options. Expedia is a founding member of the World Heritage Alliance - a joint initiative with the United Nations Foundation to promote sustainable tourism. Expedia.com is an operating company of Expedia, Inc. .


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