Savings made Simple with Expedia.ca's new Pre-Packaged Vacations

Recent survey finds one in three Canadians prefer to book all-inclusive vacations

TORONTO, Feb. 22 /CNW/ - Expedia Canada Corp., operator of Expedia.ca(TM), one of Canada's leading travel services, has launched pre- packaged vacations - just in time for spring break! This new pre-packaged service is offered as a complement to Expedia.ca's existing"build your own"package service, and provides all the information, deals and tools needed to book vacations provided by Canada's leading tour operators at competitive prices. According to a recent Expedia.ca/Ipsos-Reid survey, 37 per cent of Canadians prefer to book an all-inclusive vacation when planning a trip to a sunny destination, and with Expedia.ca, Canadians now have the choice to create their own custom-designed vacation or choose an affordable, pre- packaged vacation.

"Canadians are telling us they like choice when it comes to planning their vacation,"says Sean Shannon, Managing Director, Expedia Canada Corp."From the simplicity and competitive pricing of pre-packaged vacations to the custom-designed travel packages for which Expedia.ca is known, we now provide even more options when it comes to booking travel online."

Good things come in online packages

Expedia has partnered with Canada's leading tour operators, including Signature Vacations, Transat Holidays, Air Canada Vacations, Nolitours, Conquest Vacations and Sunquest Vacations, to offer the best in popular resorts across favourite destinations including Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America. With a wide range of departure locations, Canadians can travel from the comfort of their own airport, without having to necessarily leave from a major city. Departure cities include Kelowna, Brandon, Saskatoon, Sudbury, Kitchener and St. John's, among others.

About Expedia Canada Corp.

Expedia Canada Corp., a subsidiary of Expedia, Inc., operates Canada's most visited full-service online travel service, Expedia.ca. To help Canadians plan and purchase travel, Expedia.ca provides the best combination of scheduled and charter flights, car and hotel reservations, vacation packages, destination activities, trip insurance and mapping information. Expedia.ca 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 is an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI).

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