Expedia is an Internet based travel company, owned by Expedia Inc. who has many different sites all over the world.
Book airline tickets through the website, make hotel and car rental reservations or book your cruise. Expedia also offer a variety of holiday packages and the option to book numerous attractions or services both online and also via one of their telephone travel agents.
Take advantage of Expedia’s last minute hotel and flight prices whether or not you have an unexpected change of plans.
To make a new booking, alter your existing booking or make a general enquiry, call Expedia’s customer service team on 0871 221 0288 at any time of day. Reach an expert fast on 0871 221 0288, Expedia’s best contact telephone number.
The History of Expedia
Part of the Expedia Group, parented by Expedia Inc, Expedia is Washington, US.
During 1966, Expedia was founded in America as the internet-based travel a division of the Microsoft group. They branched out in 1998, launching in the UK – Expedia UK dealt with travel bookings for an estimated 15,000 customers, approximately £3million worth of business, in their first 3 months of business.
In 2000, Expedia UK was named as the fastest growing online travel agent, when they began offering hotel reservations, car rental and many other travel services as a full travel package. By early 2001, Expedia UK had also launched its ‘late tour deals’.
In 2001, Microsoft made the decision to sell Expedia to USA Networks Inc., who changed their name to USA Interactive, Inc. only to rebrand again as InterActiveCorp in 2003 – when they acquired every remaining shares in Expedia, to become an InterActiveCorp company.
In 2014, Expedia started accepting Bitcoins, they also partnered with Citigroup to create the Expedia+ card that members can use to earn bonus points, benefits and priority customer service via the website
Over the years, Expedia have acquired many other companies within the travel industry, further cementing their position in the travel market, including Hotels.com, Trivago, Venere.com, Classic Vacations, Travelocity, Orbitz and most recently HomeAway
Today Expedia is the 8th largest travel agency in America, and their award-winning technology, such as their Expert Searching and Pricing technology (ESP), allows you to combine any number of alternative accommodations, flights and ground transportation to find the very best prices.
Reach Expedia’s customer service team on 0871 221 0288, every day of the week, whether you wish to enquire, book or complain.