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The ultimate travel companion
Wherever you travel, an open hand is the symbol of “here to help”.

You see it, and you know that someone’s got your back.

And now, as you get ready to take flight and feel the familiar rush of the unknown, the explorer’s thrill, the trip-planner’s high, we’re offering you our hand as a travel companion you can trust.

Wherever the destination, we’ll be there to help at every step of the journey.
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18 local secrets you need to know about the world’s favourite cities
We know the world can't wait to see you again and many are planning their next trip right now! To help you on your way, we've curated travel tips only the locals know about in some of the world’s most beloved cities.
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Plan your next escape with the latest recommendations from travel and lifestyle trendsetters
Starting to dream of and plan your next trip? We've got you covered with a range of unique itineraries designed to help inspire your next adventure.
Joe Jonas' Top Five Travel Picks
Ever wanted to travel like a rock star? Singer, songwriter, actor, and avid traveller Joe Jonas shares his shortlist of his favourite hotels and things to do around the globe. From nights at the famed Bowery Hotel in NYC to how to partake in a little late-night fondue in Zurich, Jonas shares a glimpse into the places he loves to call a home-away-from-home while on the road.
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@vancitywild’s Top Tips for Discovering Victoria and Oahu
The return of safe travel is hovering on the horizon and we’ve been so thrilled to finally start planning our next vacation. Read on to discover the best of Victoria and Oahu for when you’re able to visit next – from where to stay, what to do and where to eat.
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@filipajackson’s 6 Travel Tips to Master a Long Haul Flight
Most of us have been daydreaming about jetting away somewhere exotic once possible again. With the excitement of planning something, check out these six tips for mastering your next long haul flight to start off your trip.
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@cindycournoyer’s 3 Travel Tips for Packing Lighter and Smarter
In the anticipation of the return to travel coming, I’ve gathered my most useful tips for travelling light, including only what you actually really need to bring. Read on to learn about my packing secrets and tips for when you can travel next.
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@shayla0h’s Top Tips for Exploring Vancouver
When you visit Vancouver - you’re visiting the Unceded Coast Salish Territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh people. You can honour the traditional territory and the First Peoples here by researching which traditional territory you’re on (visiting visiting Indigenous museums and offering gratitude for the land you have the chance to visit. For your next trip, I’ve curated a list of some of my favourite places and things to do while in Vancouver to help your planning process.
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@allieandsam’s Travel Tips and City Guide to Los Angeles
If there was any place we could spend our days it would be LA. There’s just nothing quite like hopping off the plane at LAX. The magic, the busy vibe, and the endless options of things to do - we can’t think of a better place to vacation and can’t wait to do so once possible again! Read on for our tips and tricks for exploring LA during a future trip.
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Enter your details to be one of the 150 people to receive a reassuring Expedia Helping Hand from Joe Jonas. To further extend a Helping Hand to communities globally, Expedia is donating $100,000 USD to humanitarian organization Mercy Corps in an effort to provide assistance to communities facing the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Celebrating the power of travel and a Helping Hand through street art
Located in cities around the world, our Helping Hand street art murals aim to energize and engage the community, reminding people that it matters who you travel with.
Montreal’s Helping Hand mural by LNDMRK
4411 Rue Berri, Montreal (QC) H2J 2R2
Entering what is hopefully the twilight of the pandemic in Montreal, there is reason to believe a sense of normalcy is on the horizon and optimism for the future. Expedia has teamed up with LNDMRK to create its ‘Helping Hand’ mural. Located in the heart of Montreal’s Plateau neighbourhood, the mural captures the importance of human connection and highlights Expedia’s commitment to offering travellers a helping hand every step of their journey, for when it’s possible for Quebecers to travel again.
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London's Helping Hand mural by Global Street Art Agency
Ferdinand Street Wall, 48 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8AJ
Expedia has teamed up with Global Street Art Agency to create the Helping Hand mural in Camden, London. Crafted using Expedia's yellow and blue colours, it depicts a glowing sun as a hint to a bright and optimistic future. To transport us back to our holidays, familiar travel motifs are weaved in. And, — as the most important element of it all — that feeling of reassurance and support is brought to life with two prominent helping hands.
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Berlin's "Hand in Hand" mural by Redient Longo
Bernauer Straße 53, Berlin
The street art work of art "Hand in Hand" by Redient Longo, aka Red, sends a message of happiness, joy and enthusiasm and encourages the viewer to celebrate the joy of travelling. The mural also literally invites the viewer to rediscover the world.
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Paris' Helping Hand mural with COMBO CK
2 rue des Quatre-Fils, 75003 Paris
Expedia has teamed up with COMBO CK to create the Helping Hand mural in Le Marais in Paris. The design has been selected taking the literal meaning of the expression “Coup de Main” (helping hand) in French. Here, Expedia is helping you to go from one place to another. To encourage passers-by to take a photo and add their own touch of creativity to their images, the artist has decided to include a shadow under the hand. This adds perspective and allows for the imaginations to run wild.
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Mexico City's Mural with Sofía Castellanos
Mdo. de Artesanías La Ciudadela, Av. Balderas, Plaza de la Ciudadela. Centro, CDMX
Expedia has teamed up with Sofía Castellanos to create the Helping Hand mural in Mexico City. Sofia has included trademark butterflies and, on this street-art masterpiece, they represent travellers willing to fly again after receiving a helping hand from Expedia. The mural also features examples of traditional crafts from Mexico that are sold at the Mercado de Artesanías La Ciudadela.
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