Expedia app travel hacks for the holidays

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Scoring great deals and making the most of your holidays with the Expedia app

The holidays may be the most wonderful time of the year, but even the most seasoned travelers start to feel stress in anticipation of upcoming trips. Making a long journey to spend quality time with your friends, family members, and loved ones sometimes can leave you victim to a series of last-minute frustrations and unexpected trip hurdles.

That’s why it’s a good thing the Expedia app is a mobile lifeline to help you plan ahead and stay connected throughout your trip. With these heads ups, you can better anticipate and manage some of the big challenges travelers face this time of year.

We released an update to the Expedia app for iOS and Android just in time for the holiday rush, adding new features and functionality (including Expedia for Apple Watch) that you’ll want to keep close as you take to the skies and roads this season. In addition to these new features, we are offering up to 55 percent on select hotels with Expedia package pricing when you book your flight first using the app.

Before you take off, download the award-winning Expedia app and read on for four brilliant travel hacks that will help you navigate and proactively combat issues that may arise during the trip. Safe travels!

Package savings

Package savings

Did you notice things look a little different now when searching and booking hotels with the Expedia app for Android? We recently launched a redesigned hotel experience that makes it easier to sort, filter, browse,and find the best hotel options for your trip.

Itinerary sharing

Itinerary sharing

Don’t start the holidays off on the wrong foot. Share your Expedia app itinerary with whoever is coming to pick you up from the airport. That way, Aunt Jeannie will never again have to wait inside her parked car for nearly two hours because your flight didn’t arrive on time.

Apple Watch

Apple Watch

Ever raced to the gate just to discover your flight was delayed? Expedia will send real-time notifications and alerts about any flight status changes right to your Apple Watch or smartphone’s home screen so you can keep cool and know exactly if you have time to stop for that much needed coffee or snack before boarding the plane.

Hotel perks

Hotel perks

Free breakfast or complimentary WiFi? Yes, please!

 

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Tarran Street

Technology and travel go hand-in-hand in Tarran’s world. Serving as senior public relations manager at Expedia, she focuses on the company’s technology platform and dabbling in adventure travel. After growing up in rural New Hampshire, Tarran caught the wanderer bug and has since lived in Portland, Oregon; Washington, D.C.; and most recently in Pensacola, Florida. She keeps up with friends and family in all these places with the help of various devices and gadgets, sharingtech tips, tricks, and travel tidbits along the way.

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