Expedia Group Partners with Afterpay to Provide Flexible Spending to Millions of US Travelers
For the first time, customers can book travel with Expedia through the Afterpay app
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 21, 2022 – Expedia Group, the world’s leading traveler technology platform, announced a partnership with ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ leader, Afterpay. Today, millions of US-based customers can now book travel for flights and hotels with Expedia through a co-branded experience in the Afterpay app, and select the option to pay in four interest-free installments.
Afterpay’s ‘Pay in 4’ product enables customers to manage their finances by spreading their payments over six weeks with zero interest. By partnering with Expedia Group, Afterpay can offer millions of customers a way to pay for trips that fits within their budget. Powered by Expedia Group’s Retail Partnerships technology, customers can browse and book Expedia Group’s global supply of more than three million properties and 500+ airlines around the world, exclusively through this dedicated experience.
“Expedia Group is proud to become Afterpay’s first major US travel partner,” said Senior Vice President Media and Brand Partnerships Christian Gerron, Expedia Group. “This highlights our ongoing growth in developing cutting-edge traveler technologies that provide our partners with new ways to deliver great experiences to their customers which, in turn, drive customer loyalty.”
“Our partnership with Expedia Group is a significant step in offering our customers a more responsible payment option for higher priced items like travel,” said Alex Fisher, Head of Revenue, North America, Afterpay and Cash App. “As consumers prepare for the peak holiday travel period, we are excited to provide an easy and flexible service that will allow our customers to book and pay in four installments for their preferred flights and accommodations, interest-free and over time.”
Expedia Group also plans to expand this initiative with additional brands in the future, to continue to allow more partners to succeed in the world of travel, powering global travel for everyone, everywhere.
About Expedia Group
Expedia Group, Inc. companies power travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Our organization is made up of three pillars: Expedia Product & Technology, focused on the group’s product and technical strategy and offerings; Expedia Brands, housing all our consumer brands; and Expedia for Business, consisting of business-to-business solutions and relationships throughout the travel ecosystem. The Expedia Group family of brands includes: Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®
, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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Afterpay is transforming the way we pay by allowing anyone to buy products immediately and pay over time – enabling simple, transparent and responsible spending. We are on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins.
Afterpay is offered by thousands of the world’s favorite retailers and used by millions of active global customers. Afterpay is currently available in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain, where it is known as Clearpay. Afterpay is a wholly owned subsidiary of Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ).