Expedia.com Cuts the Cost of Summer Travel in Half

Expedia.com and US Airways Offer an Exclusive 50 Percent Off Reward on Airfares

Grab the sunscreen and beach towel, summer is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to start booking summer travel. And with an exclusive deal from Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) and US Airways®, the cost of summer travel just got better.

Expedia.com? (http://www.expedia.com/) customers can now receive 50 percent off a future ticket on US Airways when they book an initial flight between April 13 and May 31, 2000. Nonrefundable roundtrip tickets with a minimum total fare of just $175 qualify for 50 percent off future travel. The US Airways offer can be accessed at Expedia.com at http://expedia.com/promos/USA2000/default.asp.

The special fare offer with US Airways is part of the Expedia.com “Get a Jump on Summer” travel section. The special section is packed with information, resources, and special deals for planning sensational summer trips, and also highlights favorite celebrity destinations. It includes regularly updated resources to help vacation planners save money and discover unique summer destinations around the world.

“One of the many benefits of booking travel through Expedia.com is the host of special offers we provide to our customers,” said Erik Blachford, Vice President of Marketing for Expedia, Inc. “The 50 percent off reward we are offering with US Airways gives our customers another way to Travel Right with Expedia, while allowing them to take advantage of the ever-popular summer travel season.”



Customers can earn and receive the 50 percent off reward as many times as they like. Expedia.com will give one reward for each qualifying purchase during the promotional period. The reward is not valid with any other special status fares, promotional fares or with purchases made using the Flight Price Matcher. US Airways Dividend Miles members will receive mileage credit on all qualifying tickets that normally earn mileage.

The initial flight must be booked between April 13 and May 31, 2000. After the first ticket is purchased, customers receive a confirmation that they have received a 50 percent off reward via e-mail within 48 hours. The reward will be stored in the traveler’s personal profile on Expedia.com, which makes it easy to redeem when they’re ready to book again.

The reward can be used between June 16 and August 31, 2000, for travel June 30 through September 30, 2000. Travelers may use the discount to purchase a roundtrip Economy/Coach class ticket through Expedia.com on US Airways and MetroJet by US Airways within the 48 contiguous United States. The ticket must be purchased 14 days in advance of travel and include a Saturday night stay at the destination. For complete offer terms and conditions, to go http://expedia.com/promos/USA2000/terms.asp.
About Expedia, Inc.

Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) operates Expedia.com, a leading online web site in the United States with localized versions for travelers in Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom. To help customers Travel Right, Expedia.com provides the best combination of air, car, and hotel booking, vacation package and cruise offers, destination information, and point-to-point mapping. Customers have responded, making Expedia.com the most visited travel planning Web site in February with more than 5.3 million visitors, according to Media Metrix.

Expedia.com customers are supported by a credit card guarantee (U.S. site only), privacy policy, and live agents via e-mail and a toll-free telephone number available 24 hours a day/seven days a week. Expedia.com is also available under Travel on the MSN? network of Internet services.