How to Create Affiliate Search Form with Expedia? is a popular travel website that is owned by Expedia Inc. On the site, you can book travel services like flights, hotels, car rentals, cruises, vacation packages, and attractions. uses global distribution systems (GDS) like Amadeus and Sabre for flights and Worldspan and Pegasus for hotels. It also has its own hotel reservation system for making bulk-rate reservations.

The website first opened in 1996 as a Microsoft Internet property. In 2001, it became a public company. In 2014, Expedia+ card was made in partnership with Citigroup. It gives members bonus points, benefits, and priority customer service. Follow these steps to add to your website’s theme.

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1. Register Account

You can register new in this link:

2. Create Search Widget

After logged in, navigate to Search widgets. To add the search widget to your website you can follow these simple steps:
  • Select the destination website
  • Select the lines of business (optional)
  • Add a Pubref to the code (optional)
  • Copy the search widget code

Step 1) Select the destination website

This dropdown allows you to select the Expedia Group brand website that you want to redirect your audiences to. There are a lot of different websites you can choose from.

Step 2) Select lines of business (optional)

Some brands such allows you include multiple line of businesses in your Search Widget. Flights allows your audiences to search for Air booking options where as Stays gives your audiences the option to search different accommodation options from hotels to vacation rentals and villas. If you select both Stays and Flights, your audience will have the option to toggle between the two.

Step 3) Add a Pubref (optional)

A Pubref (publisher reference) is an optional reference that you can include in your search widget code for your own reporting purposes on the Partnerize platform. The Pubref tracks from click through to booking and is only available on Partnerize platform. If you’d like to add a Pubref, enter the details in the Pubref field (example show below). If you don’t want to add a Pubref you can leave this empty.

Step 4) Copy the search widget code

Select the copy to clipboard option.

3. Implement search widget

Now place the search widget code on your website. Go to Theme Settings > API Configure > Expedia tab and paste the html code to Search form code field

Then choose Expedia service on the search form.

For Elementor Demo, you need to edit search form on your home page and enter “Expedia” on Choose Service field. 

Note: To show full calendar height of Expedia, you should use this CustomCSS

					.home {height: 480px !important;}
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For WPBakery Demo, you also need to edit the search form on your home page. Go to Page > All Page> Home and edit ST Search Form elements.

To add Expedia service, you choose Services is Expedia and Save Changes

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Now the search form with Expedia will look like this

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If you don’t like Traveler Search Form, you can use HTML Elementor element to paste code