Get away today and enjoy 'Summer Somewhere Else' eliminates change or cancel fees on hotel reservations and offers no air booking fees on flights until August 3--

TORONTO, June 12 /CNW/ - It's never been a better time to travel!™, Canada's most visited online travel service, today announced significant changes to its service policies, eliminating change fees and cancel fees on all hotel reservations booked through In addition, from now until August 3, 2009, customers can also book any flight without air booking fees.

"We understand that plans can change. That's why we are eliminating the change and cancel fees on all hotel reservations," said Sean Shannon, Managing Director of "And in order to provide Canadians even better flexibility to travel this summer, we will be waiving air booking fees until August 3rd for all flights booked, making it even easier to discover destinations abroad or within Canada."

Under the Deals tab on, Canadians can also enjoy 'Summer Somewhere Else' with savings of up to 30 per cent when booking until June 30, 2009 on travel until September 30, 2009.

Expedia, Inc. operates Canada's most visited full-service online travel service,™. To help Canadians plan and purchase travel, provides the best combination of scheduled and charter flights, car and hotel reservations, vacation packages, destination activities, cruises, trip insurance and traveller-authored content. customers are supported by customer support agents available 24 hours a day, seven days a week via a toll-free number and email response., Expedia and the Airplane logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in Canada and/or other countries. Other logos or product and company names mentioned herein may be the property of their respective owners.

©2009 Expedia, Inc. All rights reserved.


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