Expedia drops flags in its recent redesign

A common refrain in Global by Design are the many risks of using flags as part of your global navigation strategy. As I’ve noted over the years, many companies have since dropped flags, companies such as Apple, Airbnb and Spotify.

And, as seen here, Expedia.

Below is the home page from two years ago. The global gateway is sadly missing from the header. There is a language toggle…

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Web globalization geek and co-founder of Byte Level Research. Author of Think Outside the Country and The Tourist Trail. Co-founder of Ashland Creek Press.

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John Yunker

John Yunker

Web globalization geek and co-founder of Byte Level Research. Author of Think Outside the Country and The Tourist Trail. Co-founder of Ashland Creek Press.

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