This price match guarantee is only for 24 hours, but at least they have a call in number so you don’t have to wait as long for a response as you do for

“It’s simple! Expedia guarantees you’re getting the best price. If you should find a better price online for the same trip within 24 hours, Expedia will refund the difference—and give you a travel coupon worth $50." –

Because hotel prices fluctuate extremely rapidly, providing the proof required can be difficult.

Quick Facts



Price Protection Time Limit

 24 hours

Proof Required

 Competitor’s Advertisement, URL, etc.

Difficulty Level


Successful Outcome Probability



  • If you find a lower rate on or on another U.S.-based website within 24 hours of booking, will credit or refund the difference
  • In addition, will give a fifty dollar ($50.00) coupon good on a future booking of an Expedia Special Rate hotel or air plus hotel package on
  • You must contact Expedia at 1-800-EXPEDIA within twenty-four (24) hours after your booking to make a claim
  • The lower rate must be available for booking at the time of contact
  • Available only for exact itinerary matches, for example, specific carrier or provider (including class of service), hotel (including room type), ship and cabin category, rental car company and vehicle class, applicable refund policy, and the exact same dates and times of travel or service as booked through
  • For any stand-alone product booking (for example, a hotel room or an airline ticket), the comparison must be to the same product purchased stand-alone through another website (i.e., not part of a hotel + air travel package)
  • Applies only to the cost of booked travel, as presented in the search results, without including any taxes and fees
  • Comparison Rates Must Be Available to the General Public Online
  • Applies only to prices both advertised and available to the general public on an English-language website. For example, this does not include rates offered on membership program websites, corporate discounts or rates; group, charter, rewards program, incentive, meeting, convention, consolidator or interline prices; prices obtained via auction or similar process; or prices available only by using a coupon or other promotion not offered to the general public
  • The lower rate may not come from a website where you call to get the rate, or from an e-mail that you received
  • Important Note Regarding Cruises. The Best Price Guarantee applies only to the cost of the cruise. Taxes and fees, and any additional items, such as air or land components, insurance, the Cruise Protection Plan, shipboard credits, transfers, pre- or post-cruise hotel stays, onboard amenities, gift cards/certificates, cash back and/or dollars off are not eligible
  • To qualify for the Best Price Guarantee on a cruise booking, you must have either paid in full or paid a non-refundable deposit on the booking. If you have made a non-refundable deposit, then any credit under the Best Price Guarantee will be applied toward the outstanding balance due for your booked cruise
  • All requests, including receipts, are subject to verification by Expedia. Expedia will not accept screenshots or other purported evidence of a lower price that cannot be independently confirmed by Expedia personnel. Nor will Expedia verify any request that it believes, in its sole discretion, is the result of a printing or other error or is made fraudulently or in bad faith
  • You must meet all requirements imposed on the lower price (if any), including, without limitation, residency, regional and age-related requirements.


  • Not available for bookings on websites where the carrier, property, rental car company, itinerary or similar booking details are unknown until after purchase

More Information

Please refer to the Expedia Best Price Guarantee for more detailed information.

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