Canadians increasingly choosing staycations over travel vacations – not to their benefit, explains Canadian travel expert

Expedia.ca study finds one in three (34 per cent) Canadians plan to use their staycation time completing chores and running errands

Toronto, June 25, 2014– According to a recent survey from Expedia.ca, Canada’s leading online travel provider*, 55 per cent of Canadians are planning to take more staycation time this year compared to last. Expedia.ca has teamed up with Canadian travel blogger Nicole Wears from the Traveling Canucks (www.travelingcanucks.com) who warns that while staycations may help Canadians cross items off their to do list, they fall short in other ways.

Expedia App now on Windows Phone


June 23, 2014– Beginning today, the Expedia travel app is available in the Windows Phone Store for download. Expedia.ca has heard from various customers who use Windows Phones that they were interested in having access to the app on the Windows platform and now a new Expedia.ca experience is available for Windows devices.

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Expedia.ca Adds Media Lounge to its Free Travel App, Delivering Complimentary Premium Content for Travellers First Free Feature Allows Users to Personalize and Customize Travel Photos

Toronto, April 2, 2014 – Expedia.ca today introduced Media Lounge, the latest addition to the Expedia App for iPhone or iPod touch. With Media Lounge, users will have the opportunity to download free premium content at the beginning of each month within the Expedia app. This premium content will be available to those with the Expedia app at no charge.

“Many Canadians rely on their smartphones to keep them connected while travelling,” said Sean Shannon, Managing Director of Expedia Canada. “From photos and videos to maps and GPS, we know what a valuable travel tool smartphones are and we’re thrilled to now be able to offer Canadians free features for their Expedia App through the Media Lounge.”

Expedia.ca’s European ‘Hidden Gems’ for 2014

Toronto, March 27, 2014– Europe has always been a popular summer travel destination for Canadians and trips across the pond continue to grow in popularity every year. In fact, Canadian summer travel to Europe grew by more than 12 per cent last year versus the year before.*



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