Expedia.ca Helps Quebec Snowbirds Seeking Fun in the Sun

Expedia.ca Helps Quebec Snowbirds Seeking Fun in the Sun

Florida continues to rank among Quebecers’ top winter travel destinations*

Every year when the weather starts to change, Quebecers start thinking about heading to their favourite southern destinations — many of which are in Florida. In fact, according to Expedia.caTM, Canada’s leading online travel provider*, the Sunshine State is the most popular destination worldwide among Quebecers for travel during our cold January and February winter months.** This shouldn't surprise anyone, considering the miles of beaches, the multitude of family-friendly attractions, the glamorous nightlife and, of course, the friendly atmosphere. Thousands of Quebecers head south every year — and head for one of the many popular destinations in the Sunshine State.

According to Expedia.ca, the following Florida destinations are on top of Quebec Snowbird's list this winter:

Fort Lauderdale

With 23 miles of sandy beaches, fabulous golf courses, romantic boardwalks, and great shopping, Fort Lauderdale is an ideal destination for taking a break from Quebec's winter. Book an oceanfront hotel and flight package for only $898per person on Expedia.ca.***

Orlando

Four theme parks, two water parks, over 20 themed resort hotels, two entertainment districts, and a state-of-the-art sports complex add up to the perfect family vacation destination. Book now on Expedia.caand stay in a family friendly resort in lovely Orlando for as low as $592per person (hotel and flight). ***

Miami

Life is a beach, but Miami is so much more: shop 'til you drop, take a historic walk in Miami Beach's Art Deco neighbourhood, join the nightlife in South Beach, and then relax by the pool or at the spa.

Plan a vacation near the beach on Expedia.cafor as little as $925per person (hotel and flight). ***

Tampa

Tampa offers a number of family-friendly activities, such as Busch Gardens, the Florida Aquarium and Lowry Park Zoo, but it's also the perfect place for the nautically inclined to set sail at sunset. Book now on Expedia.caand stay in downtown Tampa for as little $724per person (hotel and flight). ***

Don't wait for the first snowflakes to fall, now is the perfect time to book your Florida getaway.  Book flight and hotel together and save up to $500 on some favourite Florida hot spots.  And don't forget your smartphone: the award-winning Expedia travel app features detailed itinerary information for all bookings made on desktop or mobile, including flights, hotels, car rental services, cruise information and destination services. The Expedia travel app is available for free in Canada for iPhone and Android platforms and can be downloaded at www.expedia.ca/app. To find out more about Florida's most exciting vacation destinations, please visit www.expedia.ca.

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For more information:

Annie Martineau, Veritas Communications

martineau@veritasinc.com

514 947-4522

* Source: comScore Media Metrix, Canada, Online Travel Agents Category, Jan – Dec 2013.

** Based on bookings made on Expedia.ca including a flight component from January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014 from Quebec origins for travel between Jan 1/15 and Feb 28/15.

*** Based on flight + hotel searches conducted on Expedia.ca on October 22, 2014 with Quebec origins for travel between January 1 and February 28, 2015).

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