Think a Summer Vacation is Unaffordable This Year? Think Again; Expedia Announces Half Off Hotel Sale
More than 400 Hotel Deals in Last Days of Summer Sale BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 4 /EMWPresswire/ -- Proving it is possible to take a summer vacation this year without breaking the bank, Expedia(R) today announced its largest ever hotel promotion, with discounts of up to 50 percent. As part of the last days of summer "Half Off Hotel Sale," more than 125 participating hotels are offering 50 percent off stays of four nights or more. Additionally, hundreds of other hotels and all-inclusive resorts are offering at least 30 percent off in popular vacation destinations all over the U.S., including Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, Chicago, Orlando, Hawaii and San Francisco, as well as properties in Mexico, Canada, South America and the Caribbean. "The biggest mistake travelers can make this year is assuming they can't afford a vacation," said Sean Kell, SVP and general manager of Expedia. "Vacation values are out there to be found, and we've done the homework for our customers. Between the deepest hotel discounts in our history, and our hugely successful Free Gas promotion, travelers don't have to look beyond Expedia to find a valuable vacation within reach." Just a few examples of the deals found only in Expedia's Half Off Hotel Sale include: -- Stratosphere Tower Casino & Resort Hotel, Las Vegas, as low as $41/night for stays of 3+ days -- Blue Heron Beach Resort, condo-style hotel near the Orlando theme parks, air/hotel package from Chicago as little as $655/person -- GR Solaris Cancun & Spa, 4-star, all-inclusive resort in Cancun, Mexico, save 50 percent off 4+ night stay, from $683/person -- FDR Pebbles, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 4-night air/hotel package from New York from $780 -- Kaanapali Beach Club Resort, book a beachfront suite on Maui from $318/night for 3+ nights Kell offers another tip for would-be vacationers: "Buy air and hotel at the same time. There are often incredible savings -- in the hundreds of dollars -- to be realized just from smart shopping." An additional incentive for travelers planning time in the car, Expedia has also expanded its Free Gas promotion. Anyone who books four or more hotel nights on Expedia will receive a free $75 Gas Money Prepaid MasterCard redeemable at virtually all gas stations. Travelers who book three hotel nights will receive a complimentary $50 card, and those who book two nights will receive a $25 card. The Half Off Hotel Sale applies to hotel stays booked now through September 2, with travel until September 30. For more information about the sale, or to browse participating hotels, visit http://www.expedia.com.
About Expedia Expedia (R) is the world's leading online travel provider, helping millions of travelers per month easily plan and book travel. Expedia (http://www.expedia.com/) 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(R) Best Price Guarantee, Expedia 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 is an operating company of Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPE). Expedia and the Airplane logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other logos or product and company names mentioned herein may be the property of their respective owners. For complete Free Gas promotion terms and conditions visit http://www.expedia.com.
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