Mastercard Brings Faster, Safer Payments to Expedia with Masterpass
Masterpass now accepted online to make booking travel on Expedia.com, Orbitz and Travelocity even more convenient
PURCHASE, NY – May 16, 2017 –Mastercard today announced that travelers now have more options to simply and securely complete their hotel, flight, and cruise reservations on Expedia.com, Orbitz and Travelocity with Masterpass.
“We are delighted to partner with Expedia on Masterpass to advance their mission of revolutionizing travel through the power of technology,” said Linda Kirkpatrick, executive vice president, U.S. Market Development, Mastercard. “With Masterpass as a payment option on Expedia.com, Orbitz and Travelocity, travelers are a just a few clicks closer to their dream experience.”
With Masterpass, travelers can pay for their next getaway without having to input all of their credentials, making check-out easier and more efficient. The digital platform securely stores payment and shipping information, which is readily accessible once logged into the wallet—making their departure time the only thing left for travelers to remember.
Arthur Chapin, SVP, Global Product and Design commented: “At Expedia, we build products leveraging the latest technologies in order to make travel easier throughout the entire trip experience. We have some of the best travel brands with Expedia.com, Orbitz and Travelocity and adding Masterpass to our family of websites gives travelers another quick and secure payment option, so they can focus on having an amazing holiday.”
Masterpass is a digital payment service from Mastercard that enables consumers to look no further than their own trusted bank to make fast, simple and secure digital payments – across devices and channels – anywhere they want to shop: online, in-app, and in-store using contactless technology. Masterpass makes shopping easier than ever, and leverages the most advanced methods of payment security available today. For more information on Masterpass, visit www.masterpass.com.
Mastercard (NYSE: MA), www.mastercard.com, is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone. Follow us on Twitter @MastercardNews, join the discussion on the Beyond the Transaction Blog and subscribe for the latest news on the Engagement Bureau.
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