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Travelocity Take-Offs News Media Edition

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Sep 23, 2003

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Fall Fare Sale Starting at Just $106 Round Trip -- Fall has just begun, but don't forget you book your low fare flight before time runs out. Right now, whether you are planning to stay close to home or go overseas, many of the major carriers are offering deals to Florida, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America starting at just $106 round-trip. You can also book your flight + hotel together and save even more on a TotalTrip(SM) getaway! Book now because these fare deals last until September 26. Go to for more information.

Set Sail for Only $40 a Night! -- Cruise rates are dropping like you wouldn't believe. With Carnival Cruise Lines, you know you're getting a fun vacation experience at a price that you can afford. Don't miss out on your chance to cruise the Caribbean at such unbelievable rates. Book now and sail seven nights for as low as $279. For more information, please see or call a Travelocity Cruise Expert at 1-877-815-5446.

Minivan Deals by Budget -- Can you think of a more comfortable way to road trip with your family or friends this fall than by driving in a spacious minivan? Right now, with Budget, you can rent a minivan on Travelocity with the special rate of $229/week from now until October 15. For more information on this special deal, visit

Now Travel to YOUR Destination -- This summer, you were so busy traveling to weddings, family reunions and other events that you just never found that opportunity to travel where you wanted to go this year. Take advantage of Travelocity Last Minute Deals and take a trip to the destination of your choice, whether it's to the beach or that city you've always wanted to visit. With 76 departure cities to hundreds of destinations around the world, you could be on your way in no time. Travelocity Last Minute Deals are packages that allow you to select a combination of flight, hotel and car rental, which are available from 14 days to three hours before departure. For more information on Travelocity Last Minute Deals for YOU, visit

Preferred Members Save Even More on Last Minute Deals -- Starting today, Travelocity Preferred Members save even more when purchasing a Last Minute Deal. Travelocity Preferred Members will now save $75 on each Last Minute Deal booking. There are no limits on the number of times Preferred Members can take advantage of this offer, and discounts are applied immediately during checkout. For more information on Travelocity Last Minute Deals, visit or to learn more about the Travelocity Preferred Program, visit

Enjoy Freestyle Cruising, Plus Get up to $200 Shipboard Credit -- With Norwegian Cruise Line, you eat where you want, when you want and with whomever you want. And get this: You can sail for seven nights to the Caribbean from only $449, and we'll give you $100 to spend on your ship, based on double occupancy. That's just $65 per night for all the innovative cuisine, spacious accommodations, and onboard entertainment you can handle. Visit or call Travelocity's Cruise Experts at 1-877-815-5446 for more information.

Escape in a Compact Car With Avis -- Looking to take that road trip and check out this year's fall foliage and see what nature has to offer or just taking that next family vacation, Travelocity has the deal for you. When you book a compact car between now and October 15, Avis will get you behind the wheel for just $29/day or $159/wk. In addition, when booking through Travelocity, take advantage of its TotalPrice(SM) for Car feature, which leaves you no guessing, when it comes to taxes and fees on your next rental. Go to for more information.

Travelocity Rolls TotalPrice(SM) Into AOL and Yahoo -- Travelocity has moved its revolutionary TotalPrice for Car technology into its partner travel sites, AOL Travel and Yahoo! Travel. With TotalPrice for Car, travelers will now receive comprehensive pricing on rental cars before a rental is confirmed, including taxes and fees.

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