🔥 Expedia Proxy How To Guide [2022 Updated]
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Publishing Date: June 19, 2022

How To Use Proxies With Expedia

Expedia is an online travel platform that assists travelers in planning and booking their trips and vacations. It provides tools that lets you book everything from flights to rental cars. The Expedia website aggregates every travel fare and uses travel metasearch engines for any of your queries. It is the world’s most popular online travel booking service but they do charge a small amount anytime you book anything there.

There’s a huge amount of data about airfare and hotel prices in Expedia. This data is extremely valuable if you’re a traveler and especially if you are traveling all the time. Manually searching for all of that data takes a lot of time though, so you need to scrape all that travel data. Scraping Expedia through a bot will ensure that you get all the data you need quickly and efficiently.

The problem is that most websites have strict restrictions on the use of bots on their site and would immediately ban any account and IP address caught using one. To prevent being blocked, you need to use an Expedia proxy as it will handle all of your web requests for you. This means that any website you visit will only be able to see the IP address of the proxy server. By continuously rotating proxies, your bot will have a different IP address each time it sends a number of requests.

The best Expedia proxies to pair with your bot would be residential proxies as these types of proxies use residential IPs from actual devices making your bot’s requests as if it came from genuine users which completely deceives any website. You can now web scrape all you want without the fear of getting banned.

Let’s set up an Expedia proxy server.

How To Use Proxies With Expedia

For Windows:

To set up proxies in Windows, simply search for “Proxy Settings” in your windows search bar and open the search result.

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You are then given two options to choose from: Automatic proxy setup or Manual proxy setup. If you want windows to automatically detect your proxy settings, choose the first option. Choose the second option if you want to utilize a specific ip address and port number.

If you chose the first option, then:

  1. Turn on Automatically detect Settings
  2. Turn on Use setup script
  3. Enter the script address
  4. Click Save

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If you chose the second option, then:

  1. Turn on Use a proxy server
  2. Input both server address and port number
  3. If you have any addresses you would like to visit without a proxy, enter them here
  4. Turn on Don’t use the proxy server for local addresses check box if you want to access a local server without a proxy
  5. Click Save

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For Mac.

To start configuring your proxy settings in MacOS, simply:

Step 1. Click on the Apple Icon.

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Step 2. On the drop down menu, click on “System Preferences”.

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Step 3. Click on “Network”

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Step 4. Click on “Advanced”

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Note: Make sure to connect to your wi-fi first.

Step 5. Click on “Proxies”

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This should then redirect you to MacOS proxy settings. MacOS is more straightforward compared to windows. You only have one option which is to manually configure your proxy server.

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Select which proxy IP protocol you want to configure. This depends on which protocols your proxy service provider offers.
  2. Turn on Secure Web Proxy
  3. Input the Proxy Server Address and Port Number
  4. Click OK to save the configurations

Note: You may be prompted for your Mac user password to save your settings.

macProxySetup.png Image Alt Text: Configuring MacOS Proxy Settings

For Mobile:

To set up an Expedia proxy server for your mobile device, simply change your phone’s proxy settings. The Expedia mobile app will automatically copy your phone’s proxy settings whenever you use it. This is applicable for both Android and IOS. Here’s a thorough guide for Android and another one for iPhone.

Congratulations! You have now finished configuring your Expedia proxy server.