Airline adds the ability to book your hotel and car when booking flights online
TEMPE, Ariz., Aug 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) customers can now plan their vacation in fewer clicks by booking their airline tickets, hotel stays and car rental on usairways.com. Whether it is for a weekend getaway to Las Vegas or a family vacation to Mexico, Florida, the Caribbean or dozens of other destinations, customers can book entire vacation packages on one website, saving time and money.
The airlines' website, usairways.com, now offers passengers a glimpse at great vacation deals available through US Airways Vacations - US Airways' complete vacation planning resource. Now, when passengers search for a ticket to US Airways Vacations destinations, they are offered up to four air and hotel package rates, taxes included, coinciding with their preferred travel dates. Customers may also have the option to see more hotel choices offered at their destination by selecting the "See All Hotels" button. When clicked, customers can choose from several room categories for their hotel from standard rooms to suites, ground transportation, optional sightseeing tours and WaiverPlus travel insurance, all at discounted package pricing.
"This is a great new service for our customers who want to use usairways.com to plan their entire vacations from start to finish," said Andrew Nocella, senior vice president of planning and marketing. "With this new functionality, customers who use usairways.com to book their flights are now able to effortlessly complete their travel plans by booking their hotel, ground transportation and other destination options, all from one website."
About US Airways:
US Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express, operates more than 3,200 flights per day and serves more than 200 communities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Central and South America. The airline employs 32,000 aviation professionals worldwide and is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers its customers more than 21,000 daily flights to 1,185 airports in 185 countries. Together with its US Airways Express partners, the airline serves approximately 80 million passengers each year and operates hubs in Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia and Phoenix, and a focus city in Washington, D.C. at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. US Airways was the only airline included as one of the 50 best companies to work for in the U.S. by LATINA Style magazine's 50 Report for 2010. For the sixth year in a row, the airline also earned a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality index, a leading indicator of companies' attitudes and policies toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees and customers. US Airways also ranked #1 among its competing hub-and-spoke network carriers for 2010 performance as rated by the Wichita State University/Purdue University Airline Quality Rating (AQR). For more company information visit usairways.com, follow on Twitter @USAirways or at Facebook.com/USAirways. (LCCG)
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