Summary

Commission up to 12%.

Primary Region

United Kingdom

Links

Expedia UK Affiliate Programme

Company description

Expedia is one of the world's leading full-service online travel agents with localised websites in 31 countries, offering access to over 510,000 bookable properties around the world (including boutique hotels as well as major hotel brand names), over 400 airlines along with a wide selection of car hire and destination experiences. By combining choice with specialist tools to help refine these options, Expedia.co.uk helps travelers to find and create the trip that best matches their individual requirements. Now with the award-winning Expedia mobile apps for smartphones, tablets and wearables, people can plan, book flights and hotels on the move. The Expedia apps offer helpful tools to manage your trip including: airport terminal maps; hotel check out time and flight status notifications; maps to your hotel and a host of other features.

The Expedia  brand is part of the Expedia Inc. brand portfolio. The company delivers consumers value in leisure and business travel, drives incremental demand and direct bookings to travel suppliers, and provides advertisers the opportunity to reach a highly valuable audience of in-market travel consumers through Expedia Media Solutions. Expedia also powers bookings for some of the world's leading airlines and hotels, top consumer brands, high traffic websites, and thousands of active affiliates through Expedia(R) Affiliate Network.  (NASDAQ: EXPE).

 

Programme description

Expedia's affiliate programme is fully supported by an in-house partner management team, who are closely aligned with Expedia's product development, merchandising, creative, analytics and regional trading teams. This is to ensure that affiliates are informed of upcoming campaigns and developments in Expedia's consumer offerings. A range of tools are available to partners, including APIs, widgets and banners in localised languages. Expedia continues to develop new tools to help affiliates generate bookings, alongside of ongoing efforts to improve conversion.

 

Affiliates can generate commission from promoting Expedia's flights, hotels, packages, car hire and activities across multiple devices and regions. Expedia reward affiliates on performance - the more sales you generate, the more commission you can earn! Expedia pays commission on consumed transactions and have a 30day cookie in place. 

 

Programme keywords

 

Travel, Travel agent, Online travel agent , Worldwide travel, Domestic travel, Flights, Flight bookings, Hotels, Hotel bookings, Holidays, Cheap holidays, Holiday deals, Holiday bookings, Package holidays, Package holiday bookings, City breaks, Short breaks, Car hire, Car hire bookings, Lastminute, Lastminute holidays, Beach holidays, Activities

 

Commission rates:

  • Flight 1% per transaction
  • Car 5.5% per transaction
  • Hotel 6% per transaction
  • Packages 3.5% per transaction
  • Activities 10% per transaction
  • Ground Transfers 10% per transaction
  • Rail 0% per transaction

 

Validation process: The majority of bookings are completed within a few months. Sales have a 365-day pending period attributed to them and will only be validated once an Expedia customer completes their hotel stay/flight/package booking.

Transaction Queries: Please can you also provide the order reference and type of booking. Eg. Hotel/ Package / Activity / Car Hire / Flights. Please note that customers can not submit queries that are 1 month past the checkout date. These will be automatically declined.

 

 

Offers:

Offers will be regularly communicated to all affiliates joined to the programme, Expedia regularly run fantastic season sales, 72 Hour Midweek Sales, 10% off hotel codes and many other offers with specific airlines and hotel providers.

 (Please note cashback sites commission will be put to 0% with bookings made in conjunction with a voucher code, all other affiliates will have commission set to 5% for such sales)

 

Tools:

Expedia have some great tools available to their affiliates:-

These widgets allow you to create eye catching travel promotions on your website to increase traffic and bookings! Key features include:-

Create a widget within 60 seconds

  • Choose from several widget types
  • Choose your own styling and size
  • Choose whether you would like to feature the Nectar points logo
  • Choose from Expedia branded or unbranded widgets
  • Input you tracking codes to ensure sales track through Affiliate Window and you receive commission

All you need to do is follow this link and start creating: - https://www.expedia.co.uk/marketing/widgets/searchform   


5 simple steps to your customised widgets:-
1. Choose what type of search form you would like to create, and click ‘Build Widget’
2. Under ‘Tracking Type’ select ‘Affiliate Window’ and add your Affiliate Window AID
3. Select your size and content options
4. Click ‘Build Search Forms’
5. Embed the HTML created into your web existing page

A full widget guide can be found under the documents section of the Expedia profile.

 

APIs:-

Expedia have APIs available for hotels, car hire, flights and packages. If you would like to gain access please contact uk-expedia@awin.com and we will supply you with a questionnaire to see if you are eligible to gain access.

 

Please contact uk-expedia@awin.com if you have any questions about the Expedia Affiliate Programme.