Free Cancun, Vegas, and New York Trips in the News

Our special coupon for free trips made the news.

Was it an early Christmas gift or a massive error?

Deal hunters snagged nearly-free trips through last weekend.

One traveller, Colin Campbell, booked a return flight from New York to Toronto just in time for Christmas Eve for $40, taxes included. It also included a few days stay in a hotel.

Expedia offered a $300-discount last weekend for a flight and hotel package to Cancun, Las Vegas, New York and the Mayan Riviera.

So for packages just over $300, the trip was almost free after the discount.

Some people bragged online about booking more than 10 trips before the discount was pulled offline.

Expedia won’t say whether the promotion was a pricing error.

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. Thanks to you I booked 37 trips for our family reunion in Las Vegas and saved over $10,000.
    It was a hassle calling everyone, using several credit cards and email addresses. However it was all worth it in the end. Thanks.

  2. Yes thanks Gary. I picked this up on your blog. Not as wild as EXPAAJFK but we got a really nice weekend in NY the week before Christmas for the family, plus a mileage run to maintain EXP to Vegas.

    @EXPAAJFK – that is WILD!!! Good on you!

    And certainly looks like this one is working out. Surprised not even a hint of a comment out of expedia.

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