Expedia already bought Travelocity and now they are buying Orbitz for approximately $1.33 billion USD. I am curious to see how this plays out. It definitely shrinks the available competition, but by consolidating services, they have the ability to offer a better product.
I am also curious to see how this decision will affect Orbitz’s loyalty program. In terms of what to do with your Orbucks,
In the meantime, if you have Orbtiz points, you may want to consider using them while you still can.
It may very well be that they merge the program with Expedia, so you can also wait and see what announcements will come up before deciding what to do.