Expedia Hotels & Flights is the official app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch from the online travel agency of the same name. The app is free and allows you to search, compare and book airline tickets and hotel stays** **from your smartphone or tablet.
Compare thousands of hotels and find flights at the best prices
Expedia Hotels & Flights is the app you need for planning a trip. First, it lets you book flights to any destination in the world. Enter the destination city, dates, a particular airport and even your preferred airline, and then compare the search results to find the flights you want.
Expedia Hotels & Flights indexes more than 130,000 hotels worldwide, allowing you to check availability in real time. You can find hotels near you by enabling geolocation, or simply search by typing the name of a hotel you know. As for flights, the application provides options for filtering, as well as really useful categories including rates, popularity, number of stars, ratings and travelers' reviews.
The travelers' reviews in particular are a very good indicator when you're booking a hotel room. Expedia includes them, letting you read reviews from other Expedia users before you decide to book anything. You can sort the reviews and read the most recent ones. both positive and negative.
Speedy reservations supported by user reviews
All the hotels referenced by Expedia Hotels & Flights contain an illustrated descriptive sheet. You can get an idea of ??a hotel at a glance by looking at the photos, amenities and reading user reviews.
The section for booking flights is much more stripped back and minimalist (not available on iPad), but this can be attributed to the fact that booking a flight is much simpler and requires fewer comparisons.
Once you've found what you want, you can take action, including making a reservation. Note that you need to have an Expedia account (which you can create in minutes on the Expedia website) to make a reservation. Once you've registered, Expedia Hotels & Flights lets you book at lightning speed.
When it comes to the design of the Expedia Hotels & Flights interface, it's neat and ergonomic, allowing you to navigate the application with ease.
Practical tool for planning a trip
Expedia Hotels proves to be a very useful app for organizing your vacation or trip. It lets you book flights and hotels from the same site, making finding your perfect hotel or flight from their extensive list more convenient for you. It's just too bad that iPad users still can't book flights with this application.