ATLANTA, June 21, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) customers worldwide can now book car rentals, hotel accommodations, trip activities and travel insurance, in addition to their flight, all in one easy transaction on delta.com.
“We’re constantly adding features to delta.com to make travel planning easy for our customers,” said Josh Weiss, Delta’s managing director of delta.com. “No other U.S. airline has integrated all of these pieces into a single online transaction. Now our customers can book and buy flight, hotel, car rental and destination options all at one time on delta.com.”
Delta’s online customers worldwide may now:
- Take advantage of special rates when booking hotel accommodations and car rentals with Delta’s SkyMiles partners.
- Purchase trip activities and services, including Crown Room Club passes, airport parking, shuttle services, city tours and attractions, and more.
- Purchase travel insurance from Access America to cover travel changes due to illness, bad weather and other unforeseen circumstances that might affect a customer’s itinerary.
The enhanced functionality at delta.com enables customers to access special mileage bonuses via Delta’s vast partner network, including preferred partnerships with Avis Rent A Car, Budget Rent A Car and the Hilton Family of Hotels. When booking, customers can also contribute toward the offset of carbon emissions associated with air travel through a donation to The Conservation Fund, a leading environmental nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting land and water resources.
As always, customers who take advantage of Delta’s new online services enjoy competitive pricing without any additional booking or service fees. Delta.com serves millions of customers each week now in eight languages – Mandarin Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish – in approximately 200 countries. With more than a quarter of all Delta tickets sold at delta.com, the Web site is a key component of the airline’s customer service and distribution strategy. Delta.com customers may also check-in online, check seat assignments and up-to-date flight information, manage Award Travel redemptions, search for transportation and hotel accommodations and more. Additionally, customers may earn bonus miles and avoid up to $15 in booking fees when they purchase tickets directly at delta.com. Delta’s Risk-free Cancellation policy allows customers to cancel certain tickets within 24 hours without penalty if they find lower fares. Now in its tenth year, delta.com was named “Best Airline Web Site” for 2006 by Business Traveler magazine.
Delta Air Lines offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service to 311 destinations in 52 countries. With more than 60 new international routes added in the last year, Delta is adding international flights at a faster rate than any other major U.S. airline and is a leader across the Atlantic with flights to 32 trans-Atlantic destinations. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 600 weekly flights to 58 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on nearly 15,000 flights offered by SkyTeam and other partners. Delta is a founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. Including its SkyTeam and worldwide codeshare partners, Delta offers flights to 462 worldwide destinations in 98 countries.
Terms and Conditions
Hotel, rental car, travel insurance and all other additions are subject to the terms and conditions of the service provider. Prices, amenities, offers, terms and conditions subject to change without notice.
Taxes and fees for award travel are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the ticket is booked. Award travel seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or in all markets. Partner offers subject to the terms and conditions of each individual offer. All SkyMiles program rules apply. To review the rules, please visit delta.com/memberguide. Offers void where prohibited by law. Offers subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.
Tickets cost $10 more if purchased from Delta over the telephone or $15 more if purchased at an airport or city ticket office, and these amounts are non-refundable. Risk-Free cancellation is valid for electronic tickets purchased at the time of reservation directly from Delta for travel originating in the United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Canada. Cancellation request must be made by midnight the first day of travel or midnight the day after purchase is made, whichever comes first.
© 2007 Delta Air Lines, Inc.