v2.4.0.8
Document and Entity Information (USD $)
In Billions, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2014
Oct. 27, 2014
Jun. 30, 2013
Document Information [Line Items]      
Entity Registrant Name Priceline Group Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001075531    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Document Type 10-Q    
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2014    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014    
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   52,356,024  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 32.8