Official Orbitz App For Windows 8: Orbitz

Orbitz is the official Orbitz app for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 devices which allows you to book flights, rent cars, book cruises, vacation packages etc. all in one place, and while you are at it, it also allows you to save a lot of money as well. Orbitz is designed in a way that all the important links of the app are located at the top of the screen, and upon clicking on them, the app shows the relevant information at the center of the screen. Once major drawback of the app is that it doesn’t follow the Windows 8 design language, and rather looks as if someone just took the website interface and made an app out of the same, but apart from that, the app is fully functional and works great.

Orbitz is available for free from the Windows App Store.

Orbitz app icon

Features of Orbitz for Windows 8:

When you install and launch Orbitz on your Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 device, you will be presented with an interface which allows you to easily book flights, etc. with just a few clicks. Upon launching the app, the below interface is what you will see.

Orbitz Main Screen

In the above screen, you can easily input the flight or hotel information and search the desired results via the large search button. The app will show you the best deals available which will allow you to save on a lot of dollars, thereby making your trip fit your budget better. A simple flight search will show you the results for the cheapest available flights as you can see in the screenshot below.

Orbitz Book Flights

You can click on the select button on a flight combination that suits your needs and proceed to payment. The app accepts MasterCard, Visa, Amex and other online banking services. If you look to the top of the screen, you can also choose to book vacation packages as well. A click on the Vacation Packages link at the top of the screen will show you the vacation packages offered by the app, and if any one of those suits your needs, you can select them and then proceed to payment. Below screen shows a Vegas vacation package.

Orbitz Vacation Packages

You can also see coupon codes scattered here and there within the app. These codes will allow you to save big while checking out after making payments. The great part about the app is that it also allows you to rent out cars as well via the integrated car rental service. This service will allow you to save big money on taxi rides!

Orbitz Car Rentals

You can also choose to log in to the app from the links at the top, and if you choose to do so, you can save even more on your bookings as the bookings are cheaper for signed in members, and registration is completely free, so what have you got to lose! The sign in screen looks like the below screenshot.

Orbitz Sign In Page

This concludes the brief how to on using the Orbitz app on your Windows 8 or your Windows 8.1 device to make your life easier by making your bookings cheaper and easier at the same time!

You can also check out free travel guide apps for Windows 8 or can even try out other flight booking or hotel booking apps.

The verdict:

Orbitz is a great app to have on your device if you are looking for an app that allows you to save money as well as simplify your booking experience online. The app allows you to book flights, hotels, vacation packages, cruises, and even rent cars. Overall, the design of the app is where it loses its points, as the app seems to be a carbon copy of the web interface, but other than that, it works flawlessly, and is definitely worth a look!

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