Enjoy great hotel and holiday package deals with Expedia, where your dream vacation is just a few clicks away.
It used to be that you would need to take a day off or dedicate an evening to drive down to the local travel agency to check airfares and hotel rates, just to figure out where your next holiday could be. Followed by countless phonecalls, and long discussions to find just the right travel package for your interests, you could finally choose from the options available at this particular agency, to book a trip that fits your budget.
None of that today.
The Internet has transformed the way we plan our holidays. With online travel booking, the process is much easier and choices far wider. You can sit in front of your computer at home in your pyjamas, with far more travel options at your fingertips. No queues. And you can finalize your travel plans within minutes!
Online travel planning is a quicker and easier way not only to find the best travel options available, but to answer all your questions so you can build the best possible trip for your travel style within your personal budget. You’re not limited to one-size-fits-all packages.
Jump online and you can go all the way from researching ideas on the best places to go that’s withing your budget, to comparing flight and hotel rates so you get the best deals, and finally conveniently booking exactly what you want when you want.
With plenty of long-weekend holidays this year (11 to be exact!), Malaysians can now take advantage of online travel planning for their next vacation – or 10. Book far ahead or take a spontaneous last minute trip over the weekend — it’s up to you!
There are many benefits that make online travel booking the ideal way to plan a holiday trip. Need a little more convincing? Here are 9 reasons why booking online is great for all travellers. Let the wanderlusting begin!
9 Benefits of Online Travel Booking
1. One Stop Travel Shop
No need for lengthy visits to a travel agency or phone calls. With a few clicks of the mouse, Expedia has made it easier and quicker for you to research and book your flights, hotels, free and easy packages, car rentals, holiday activities, insurance, and a myriad of other travel products and services.
2. Choices, Choices, Choices
By booking online, you can view a whole range of hotels and flight options for your holiday destination. You’re not limited to pre-selected hotels. Prefer cheap family-friendly hotels? Or are 5-star luxury hotels more your taste? Search for just that and take your pick.
Not only that. You can also do comparison shopping online, to find the best prices for yourself. Expedia’s search is powered by powerful databases, which shows you competitive prices. Expedia has over 365,000 hotels, 400 airlines and 7000 activities worldwide, allowing you to make a more informed decision about your travel.
3. Save A Bundle When You Build-Your-Own Free & Easy Packages
When you book your flight and hotel at the same time, you can enjoy extra package savings up to 31%!
No booking fee required and no restrictions when you customize your own free & easy packages. Our reservation system allows you to compare over 365,000 hotels and 400 airlines worldwide. What a great way to save!
4. Huge Hotel Savings
Whether you are travelling for business or leisure, Expedia lets you compare and book hotels online at great low prices. You can save up to 70% on hotels when booking online.
Before you book, you can also compare hotel room rates and read reviews from past guests to make sure you’re getting the best deal for your dollar.
5. Best Price Guarantee
Best Price Guarantee – When you book with us, we want you to get exactly what you want – at the best possible rate. We are so confident that you will find the best price for your trip, that at Expedia that we guarantee it.
If you find a better price online for the same hotel or flight + hotel on another eligible travel website within 24 hours of your Expedia booking, we will refund you twice the difference up to RM300!
6. Book Now, Pay Later
A pretty unique opportunity you get booking with an online travel agent, is the freedom and flexibility to pay for your hotel now or later. Choose from hundreds of thousands of hotels on Expedia. If you opt to pay at the hotel, you would not have to wait for a refund if you cancel your booking. It’s up to you!
7. No Hidden Fees
We don’t charge any fees to book, change or cancel hotels, cars and free and easy packages! You can find your peace of mind with flexibility – the kind you only get from Expedia.
8. Saman Free Parking While You Book Your Trip
You can book online anytime, day or night. Book cheap flights and hotels right from the comforts of your couch or at your desk at work. No entrance fees to attend travel fairs or spends valuable time sitting through traffic and trying to secure parking!
9. Select Hotels That Are Right for You
When you do a hotel reservation online, you can instantly see all the information from hotel room configurations and amenities to meal options and all other possible flight arrangements. Select exactly what fits your travel style rather than any pre-determined hotels and amenities.
Compared to on-ground travel fair, there is no minimum number of people required for special group rates and you have the freedom to set your own travel dates.
Massive Savings at Expedia’s Online Travel Fair
Take full advantage of Expedia’s Online Travel Fair.
Take your pick of 3 Day, 2 Night package deals (flights + hotel) priced from RM 192 per person. Book between 3 March 2015 and 22 March 2015, and travel to top destination such as Langkawi, Singapore, Bangkok, Bali, Phuket, Hong Kong, Seoul, Taipei, Melbourne, London, Amsterdam, New York and San Francisco. Travel before 30 June 2015.
Planning a trip to Europe or America? Expedia is also offering exclusive deals with Etihad Airways’ America and Europe Sale. From the cobblestone streets of London and the romantic sights of Paris to the intriguing history of Rome and bustling streets of The Big Apple, you can now experience any of these hotspots with a 6 Day, 5 Night package deal (flights + hotel) priced from RM3,506 per pax. Booking Period: Now – 15 March 2015 | Travel Period: Now – 30 June 2015