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HolidayPhone and Hotels.com offer discounted roaming-free mobile services for international travellers

Travellers booking their accommodation with Hotels.com® will from today be able to purchase discounted international roaming-free mobile Internet, voice and text services from HolidayPhone (http://www.holidayphone.com). The 40% off discount voucher can be purchased once a booking is made on Hotels.com*. HolidayPhone can save travellers hundreds or even thousands of Dollars/Pounds/Euro in mobile phone charges when abroad.

“This is an exciting partnership with HolidayPhone and a great deal for our customers who want to stay connected when they travel abroad. At Hotels.com, we are dedicated to offering our customers promotions and offers that make the travel experience even better, and we believe that the HolidayPhone offer fits that perfectly,” says Yasmine Bratt, VP Retail and Strategy for Hotels.com.

“We are happy to be working with Hotels.com in helping travellers keep their connected lifestyle when abroad. Hotels.com is one of the world’s leading hotel booking sites, and a great platform to reach and connect with travellers.” says Emma Heimonen, CEO for HolidayPhone.

Once customers have made a hotel reservation at any participating hotel**, all they need to do is click on the link in their booking confirmation, or access it through their Hotels.com account, and they will be taken straight to the co-branded page to purchase their discounted HolidayPhone card. The offer will be available on the Hotels.com website until 1 April 2014.

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* The offer is available to bookings made on Hotels.com websites in the US, UK, Australia, Germany and France.

** The offer is only available for bookings made at approximately 30,000 participating hotels.

About Hotels.com®

Hotels.com (http://www.hotels.com/?rffrid=smm.hcom.US.017.001.001) is a leading online accommodation booking brand. Through the Expedia, Inc. global network of websites, Hotels.com, LP connects travelers with more than 260,000 properties around the world, ranging from international chains and all-inclusive resorts to local favorites and bed & breakfasts, together with all the information needed to book the perfect stay. Hotels.com, LP benefits from one of the largest hotel contracting teams in the industry, obtaining the best rates for its customers, and offers frequent sales, special deals and promotions. There are more than 10 million genuine Guest Reviews (http://www.hotels.com/customer_care/pillar/guest_reviews.html?rffrid=smm.hcom.US.017.001.001) on the websites from users who have actually stayed in the hotels to ensure customers can make an informed choice when booking. Through Hotels.com, LP’s industry-leading loyalty program Welcome Rewards (http://www.hotels.com/customer_care/pillar/welcomerewards.html?rffrid=smm.hcom.US.017.001.001)®, customers can earn a free* night for every 10 nights stayed at more than 85,000 hotels. Under its Best Price Guarantee (https://ssl.hotels.com/customer_care/pillar/price_guarantee.html?rffrid=smm.hcom.US.017.001.001.)†, if a customer can find the same deal for less on a prepaid hotel, Hotels.com, LP will refund the difference. Travelers can book online or by contacting one of the multilingual call centers. Special apps for mobile phones and tablets can also be downloaded at www.hotels.com/deals/mobile_app/ enabling customers to book on the go with access to 20,000 last minute deals. Hotels.com publishes an award-winning twice-yearly review of international hotel room price trends called the Hotels.com Hotel Price Index™, which is now produced in 31 individual country editions, with North American data available at www.hotel-price-index.com. Follow Hotels.com on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Hotels.comUS, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/hotelsdotcom and on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/hotelsdotcom. Hotels.com, LP is part of Expedia, Inc., the largest online travel company in the world with an extensive portfolio that includes some of the world's best-known brands. 

Hotels.com, Hotel Price Index, HPI, Finding You The Perfect Place and the Hotels.com logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Hotels.com, LP. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. © 2014 Hotels.com, LP. All rights reserved. CST # 2083949-50

*Your free night is good at any Welcome Rewards eligible property. The maximum value of your free night is the average daily rate of your ten (10) nights. Your free night does not include taxes and fees.

† Best Price Guarantee on hotel bookings. If you find a lower price on exactly the same stay elsewhere, we’ll match it or let you cancel your booking without a penalty.  Terms and conditions apply.

About HolidayPhone (www.holidayphone.com)

HolidayPhone is a communications company helping international travelers to bring their connected lifestyle abroad. The company provides roaming free mobile Internet, voice and text services for travelers visiting 30 destination countries. The company operates under the HolidayPhone brand in the Nordic, UK, US, German, French and Australian market. HolidayPhone has 9 e-commerce points of sale in 6 languages. The company also operates the PrepaidSimCard.org brand globally. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, HolidayPhone is a privately owned company.

Connect with HolidayPhone on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/holidayphone), Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/holidayphone), and LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/holidayphone-ab).

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