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Why You Should Book All Your 2022 Travel With

Book Your 2021 Vacation with
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This last year felt like a fever dream. Most of us are still trying to shake it off and pretend it never happened. As you look forward to 2022, you’re no doubt already daydreaming about your first big post-pandemic vacation. If you like your travel easy, affordable, and — most importantly — safe, look no further than

Book your entire trip from flights and car rentals to accommodations and attractions; shop millions of hotels and vacation homes, including their up-to-date COVID-19 cleaning standards; and lock in your stay with no upfront costs — all from’s mobile app without leaving the comfort of your couch. Plus, book now and you could save 20% or more on your entire U.S. vacation! Here are our top reasons to book all your 2022 travel with

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A Better Travel App

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As the travel industry slowly gets back on its feet, more companies are working hard this year to make travel booking easier and better.’s mobile app (free for iOS and Android) takes the guesswork out of planning your vacation. Book an entire trip right from your smartphone, including flights, rental cars, and your choice of more than 28 million hotels, motels, and vacation rental listings in almost every country on the planet. Plus, app users score exclusive deals on vacations, weekend getaways, and business trips, and can even manage their trips on the go.

They’re Keeping It Clean

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For most travelers, few things are more important right now than knowing our airlines, car rental companies, and hotels are taking cleanliness seriously. This year, most of us care about the health and safety of our families and ourselves above all else. makes it easy to shop safe hotels and vacation rentals. Hovering over the facility details right from its search page reveals if that property is using advanced, COVID-19-specific cleaning protocols.

(Almost) Every Hotel and Vacation Rental

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Of course, no single website offers every accommodation option in the world. But,‘s inventory of more than 28 million hotels and vacation rentals is a damn fine start. Now, if you’re unsure whether you want a traditional budget hotel stay, a luxury beachfront resort, a unique vacation home, or something in-between, you can shop them all in one convenient place.‘s search reveals nightly rates, location, user ratings, cleaning procedures, and more all on its search page.

Book Now … Pay Later

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Even in a good year, plans change. Life sometimes gets in the way of even the best-laid plans. But, the last year has been especially uncertain. If you’re worried about booking a trip for 2022, then potentially having to deal with cancellations, rebookings, rescheduling, and — most importantly — recouping your travel funds, gets it. With the Book Now / Pay Later feature, you’ll pay no upfront reservation charges or fees. That means you can lock in your hotel stay today and not have to pay the full amount upfront until your arrival day. In most cases, if something comes up between now and your vacation, you can cancel or reschedule without penalties.

As the world continues to slowly reopen to travelers, this is looking to be a big year for travel. wants to help you get started with early-bird savings of 20% or more on a ton of U.S. destinations. Just remember to book your vacation early and travel by March 31 for the best savings!

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Mike Richard
Mike Richard has traveled the world since 2008. He's kayaked in Antarctica, tracked endangered African wild dogs in South…
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