Expedia Group, a global frontrunner in traveller technology, has unveiled its latest collaboration with Afterpay, the renowned ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ pioneer.
This strategic partnership, set to launch in October, promises to redefine the travel booking experience for millions of Australians. With this integration, travellers can now leverage a co-branded experience within the Afterpay app, allowing them to split their travel expenses into four interest-free instalments, making holiday planning more adaptable than ever.
This innovative alliance between Expedia Group and Afterpay is set to cater to a broad spectrum of travellers. Whether it’s a family vacation, a crucial business trip, or a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, the ‘Pay in 4’ feature by Afterpay ensures that travellers can distribute their payments over a span of six to eight weeks without any interest. This not only provides an alternative payment method but also enhances the overall flexibility in planning and financing trips.
One of the standout features of this partnership is the integration of Expedia Group’s Strategic Partnerships and Affiliate technology. This allows travellers to explore and secure bookings from Expedia Group’s vast global inventory, which boasts over three million properties worldwide, all through this specialized platform.
Clayton Nelson, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Affiliates at Expedia Group, expressed his enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, “Our alliance with Afterpay in Australia is a testament to our dedication to elevating the traveller experience. By integrating cutting-edge technologies, we aim to empower our partners to offer unparalleled experiences to their clientele, fostering customer loyalty and enhancing the overall travel journey.”
Echoing this sentiment, Katrina Konstas, EVP and Country Manager ANZ at Afterpay, highlighted the significance of this partnership, especially with the peak travel season on the horizon. “Collaborating with Expedia Group marks a significant milestone in providing our Australian customers with a responsible and affordable payment alternative for premium purchases like travel. We’re thrilled to introduce a service that aligns with our mission of fostering an economy where everyone benefits, allowing travellers to secure their ideal accommodations and pay in four convenient, interest-free instalments.”
For more information, visit afterpay.com or expediagroup.com.