How to Contact Expedia Canada

Expedia is a Seattle-based online travel agency and metasearch engine owned and run by Expedia Group. Since its portals are primarily traveling fare aggregators and travel metasearch engines, the American company assists passengers and small business travelers. Some of its websites include, Trivago, and

History of Expedia

Microsoft actually founded Expedia as a company’s division in October 1996 by Rich Barton. The name “Expedia” was a combination of the words ‘exploration’ and ‘speed.’

Three years later, the division became a public company in 1999. For a reported $1.5 billion, IAC/InterActiveCorp (then known as USA Networks Inc) purchased a majority stake in the firm in 2001.

IAC/InterActiveCorp bought it completely in 2003, and it became part of IAC Travel where Barton was replaced by Erik Blachford. Then, the Iranian – American businessman Dara Khosrowshahi was announced as the new CEO when the name was changed to Expedia.

The change of name also included the ownership of travel group businesses that include Expedia, Egencia, TripAdvisor, Classic Vacations,, and

It was in December 2012 when Expedia bought a majority of stake in another metasearch engine Trivago for reportedly 630 million euros. The company further acquired different travel-related companies that made them grow, including the opening in different international markets and offices such as in Canada. The current CEO of Expedia Group as of writing is Peter Kern.

How to Contact Expedia Canada through Phone

Expedia Canada can be reached through the toll-free hotline which is 1-800-489-9103. If the customer is located outside Canada, he or she may call +1 417-521-0859 but charges may apply depending on the service carrier. However, there is a dedicated line when it comes to cruise bookings where customers have to dial 877-533-6060. For vacation packages, the number to call is 866-370-5911.

To help customers reach airline companies, there is a list of phone numbers available on the link below.

How to Contact Expedia Canada through Live Chat

The company’s customer service can be reached through live chat support. Just click the ‘Help’ button that can be seen on the lower right part of the window. A chatbox will open for a virtual agent to check first with the answers from the Frequently Asked Questions list. Customers will be connected to an available agent if the inquiry is still not answerable by the system.

How to Contact Expedia Canada through Social Media

Verified with a blue checkmark, Expedia Canada’s social media accounts can be accessed by using the link below.

Facebook: (The account is location-based, where only users or internet connection in Canada can only access)

Twitter: (Accessible every day for 24 hours and will respond through Direct Messaging)


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