Travel

Expedia launches Malaysian site

By Lydia Koh
September 23, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Now you can have that dream holiday and pay the best price for it too with the all-new localised Expedia.com.my, a one-stop travel site that offers you the best deals from AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and international carriers. 

Travellers can now grab bargains with Expedia.com.my’s “Best Price Guarantee”, where if you find a better price online for the exact same trip, Expedia.com.my will match the price and present you with a RM150 travel voucher for future bookings. 

Book affordable flight deals and hotel options from over 400 airlines and 150,000 hotels globally from Expedia.com.my. The site is designed to give travellers a good customer experience in a simple and easy to navigate layout. 

“As the world’s largest online travel company, we aim to be the single best place to book travel, and we do that by offering a huge selection of competitive holiday packages on a site that is simple to use, with prices supported by a Best Price Guarantee. 

(Third from left) Dan Lynn, chief executive officer of AirAsia Expedia Travel at the launch of the website.(Third from left) Dan Lynn, chief executive officer of AirAsia Expedia Travel at the launch of the website.“We plan to replicate the success of our regional sites in Singapore and Thailand, and are confident that Expedia’s unique product offering and global footprint will help us achieve a strong position in Malaysia. The launch of Expedia.com.my is also another step forward in our continued investment and commitment in this region,” said Dan Lynn, chief executive officer of AirAsia Expedia Travel. 

Expedia.com.my is offering travel packages starting from RM110 to over 30 local and international destinations including Penang, Langkawi, Kuching, Bangkok, Bali, Hong Kong, Paris, Osaka, Los Angeles and London to celebrate the launch of the site. 

To provide additional convenience, Expedia.com.my offers dedicated 24-hour phone support and localised services. Travellers will not be charged for cancellations and changes when they book via Expedia.com.my

Planning a holiday is now simpler with detailed property overviews, virtual hotel tours and independent traveller reviews on the site. 

In conjunction with the launch, Expedia.com.my kicked off its “Go For Goal” contests where Facebook fans stand a chance to win a trip to catch a Premier League match “live” in the UK, inclusive of hotel accommodation and return air tickets. 

The “Go For Goal” contest celebrates the partnership between Expedia and Premier League Match Officials (PGMO). Access the Expedia.com.my Facebook page starting from September 20, 2012 and participate in the contest by playing an exciting football game. 

A lucky winner will be shortlisted from the the top five scorers with the fastest clicks to catch a football match of their dreams “live” in England.