Canada Safeway Customers Add Online Travel Savings to Grocery List

April 17, 2013, Calgary, Alberta - Grocery retailer Canada Safeway this week launched an online travel service loaded with great savings and deals exclusively for its millions of free-to-join Safeway Club Card members. SafewayTravel.ca offers the best or competitive publicly listed deals on flights, hotels, cars, vacation packages, cruises and last-minute travel.  

“Safeway Club Card holders inherently look to save money at our stores and as avid collectors of Air Miles® at our checkouts, we know our customers have a great passion for travel,” says Laura Arbuthnot, Online Advertising Specialist, Canada Safeway.  “SafewayTravel.ca puts more savings into our customers’ grocery cart,” Arbuthnot added.

SafewayTravel.ca users have the comfort of the Canada Safeway name with an award-winning, established Canadian travel management company behind it.  Customers will enjoy the convenience of booking online and have the human touch of 24/7 support available if required.

“We know customers looking online for the best travel deals will want to add SafewayTravel.ca to their bookmarks,” says Arbuthnot.  “SafewayTravel.ca offers exclusive travel opportunities only available to Safeway Club Card holders,” she added.

Always an innovator, Safeway has added fuel stations, full service pharmacies and coffee kiosks to its core grocery business over the years and now through SafewayTravel.ca customers will enjoy adding affordable travel to their grocery list.

Media SafewayTravel.ca Login

Media can sign in to SafewayTravel.ca using a temporary login

To book travel, you must use your Safeway Club Card

User name: reporters@safewaytravel.ca

Password: customtravel

ABOUT CANADA SAFEWAY www.safeway.ca

Canada Safeway, a wholly owned subsidiary of Safeway Inc. operates 224 stores across Western Canada and Northwestern Ontario.  Safeway Inc. is a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America, based on sales. The company operates 1,641 stores in the United States and western Canada and had annual sales of $44.2 billion in 2012. The company's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SWY.  Follow Safeway on Facebook (Canada Safeway) and Twitter @CanadaSafeway.

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Media SafewayTravel.ca Login

Media can sign in to SafewayTravel.ca using a temporary login. To book travel, you must use your Safeway Club Card.

User name: reporters@safewaytravel.ca

Password: customtravel

SafewayTravel.ca

SafewayTravel.ca is an online travel service exclusive to Safeway Club Card members, offering great travel savings and 24/7 operational and technical support if ever required.

SafewayTravel.ca Benefits

Safeway Club Card members receive exclusive travel deals through SafewayTravel.ca. Compared with other Online Travel sites, shoppers will receive the best or competitive publicly available deals on flights, hotels, cars, vacation packages, cruises and last-minute travel. Exclusive, not-available-elsewhere discount and specific programs can be found on key western Canadian gateways including a partnership with WestJet and WestJet Vacations.  Offerings on SafewayTravel.ca are built specifically for the demographics of Canada Safeway customers and their preferences and travel history.

Using SafewayTravel.ca  

SafewayTravel.ca is easy to use, with a similar interface online travel users have come to expect from other top-rated travel sites. All it takes is a login using the secure Safeway Club Card email and password users establish.

SafewayTravel.ca Partner

SafewayTravel.ca is a joint venture between western Canada based Canada Safeway and an established, Canadian travel management company that has won numerous travel industry awards. They support the SafewayTravel.ca online platform with live 24/7 operational and technical support.

Why SafewayTravel.ca

Canada Safeway’s customers have a propensity to travel given the success of its AIRMILES® rewards program. Always an innovator, Safeway has added fuel stations, full service pharmacies and coffee kiosks to its core grocery business over the years and through this additional benefit adds affordable travel through SafewayTravel.ca.

Safeway Club Card

Free and instant to join, Safeway Club Card is a loyalty program offering thousands of savings each week to millions of members. Without the need to cut out coupons, customers receive the discounts at the checkout when either their Safeway Club Card or phone number is presented. 

Media Contact:

Betty Kellsey, Public Affairs Manager
Canada Safeway Limited
(403) 730-3511
Betty.Kellsey@Safeway.com

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Safeway Inc. is one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America. As of December 29, 2012, the company operated 1,641 stores in the Western, Southwestern, Rocky Mountain, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and in western Canada. In support of its stores, Safeway has an extensive network of distribution, manufacturing and food processing facilities. Safeway also holds a 49% interest in Casa Ley, S.A. de C.V., a food and general merchandise retailer with 187 stores in western Mexico.

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