Take A Vacation ... ASAP! Expedia Launches 'ASAP: A Sudden Amazing Price' Daily Sale

Expedia.com Introduces Exclusive 12-Hour Hotel Flash Sales; Customers Can Save Up To 50% Off Retail Rates Every Weekday Through December 17, 2010

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com®, the world's leading online travel agency, introduced the "ASAP: A Sudden Amazing Price" promotion today. Now through December 17 travelers will have access to one exclusive hotel deal each weekday, and can save up to 50 percent off Expedia's everyday rates. The daily ASAP special deal is live and bookable for only 12 hours each weekday, beginning at 12:00 PM EST / 9:00 AM PST.

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"We take pride in our site as being the best place to book travel, and we have handpicked the properties from Expedia travelers' most popular destinations for these exclusive sales," said Tim MacDonald, senior vice president and general manager, Expedia.com.

In order to present the most consumer-friendly deals, most of the ASAP offers available on Expedia.com between now and December 17, 2010 will have no minimum or maximum length of stay, with minimal blackout dates.  Hotels featured in the deals have a 3.5 star rating or higher and at least a 4.0 traveler rating score; or were just offered at a super low discount too good to pass up. The travel window is at least 90 days from the day of the travel offer. The daily ASAP deal can be found on Expedia.com's homepage, the Deals & Offers page and Hotel Launch page.

"The Expedia employees who helped put these deals together are really impressed with what we've been able to offer our customers. It's even gotten us thinking about using them for our own vacations," said Jon Guljord, senior director of product marketing, Expedia.com. "These deals provide a great opportunity to book that Valentine's Day getaway, turn a pro or college sports game into a weekend trip or just take a sunny weekend away during the winter."

Examples of past ASAP deals include:

  • 50% off the Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa, a Sky Hotel & Resort in Orlando, Florida, starting at $79 per night.
  • 50% off the GR Solaris Cancun & Spa - All Inclusive in Cancun, Mexico starting at $165 per night.

 

Travelers can visit Expedia.com for details and restrictions about the ASAP: A Sudden Amazing Price promotion online here: http://www.expedia.com/daily/deals/vacation-ideas-asap.asp.

 

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