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Think Big Cities, Not Big Bucks With Cheaptickets.Com

Big City Sale Offers Up to $100-Off Packages to Major U.S. Destinations

CHICAGO, IL, Oct. 16, 2006 - CheapTickets.com, a leading online agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels," announces today a Big City Sale encouraging customers to think big this fall, but not spend big. Travelers can now explore the urban paradise jungles of New York City, Boston, Miami, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Juan, saving up to $100.

$50 - $100 OFF PACKAGING (AIR + HOTEL)*:
The CheapTickets' Big City sale features $100-off of qualifying flight and hotel packages of three or more nights, and $50-off of qulifying flight and hotel packages of two nights to New York City, Boston, Miami, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Juan.

To take advantage of the CheapTickets Big City Sale, customers must book their travel between October 16 and November 5, 2006 (using promotion codes BIGCITY for trips of three or more nights and BIGCITY50 for trips of two nights) and complete travel by December 15, 2006.

SAMPLE 3-NIGHT PACKAGE PRICES**: NOVEMBER 16-19, 2006 ($100 SAVINGS CAN BE APPLIED TO THE PACKAGE PRICING BELOW)

Chicago to Miami: Fly from Chicago to Miami and stay 3 nights at the 4-Star Blue Moon Hotel from $487 per person

Houston to San Juan: Fly from Houston to San Juan and stay 3 nights at the 3-Star San Juan Beach Hotel from $561 per person

Las Vegas to New York: Fly from Las Vegas to New York and stay 3 nights at the 4-Star Dylan Hotel from $768 per person

For more great "big city" destination deals, visit: http://www.cheaptickets.com/App/PerformMDLPDealsContent?deal_id=06oct16bigcity&cnt=PRO

LET CHEAPTICKETS BE YOUR BIG CITY GUIDE***:
Through CheapTickets' Activities Tab, customers can also book a variety of activities for their big city vacation, including:

New York City Helicopter Tours - Explore the skyline of the Big Apple from the comfort of a modern jet helicopter, starting at $62 for a birds-eye-view of Lady Liberty.

Boston's Beantown Trolley - This two-hour narrated tour of Boston is the perfect introduction to the city's past and present hot-spots. Children ride for $12, adults for $29.

Miami's Bayside Blaster - Keep up with fast-paced Miami aboard the Bayside Blaster. At an exhilibrating speed of 25 mph, travelers can explore the beautiful Biscayne Bay on the fastest boat ride in South Florida for $17.50.

Los Angeles or Dallas by Harley-Davidson Motorcycles - With the wind in their hair and an open road of possibilities, travelers can live on the wild side aboard a Harley-Davidson Motorcycle. The ultimate Los Angeles or Dallas vacation adventure awaits, starting at $549 for a five-day excursion.

San Francisco's Golden Gate Bay Cruise - Cruise the city by the bay during this one-hour narrated tour of Northern California's quintessential big city. For $21, visitors can get up-close-and-personal with the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge, historical Alcatraz island, and everything in-between.

San Juan's El Yunque Rainforest Tour - Explore the tropical climate of San Juan and nearby El Yunque Rainforest with a professional guide for $45. This tropical oasis features exotic orchids, luscious fuana, and mesmerizing views from well-marked hiking trails.

Terms & Conditions:

*Book a qualifying flight + hotel package between October 16, 2006, and November 5, 2006, for 2 nights for travel between October 16, 2006 and December 15, 2006, via CheapTickets ("Qualifying Purchase") and instantly receive $50 off your purchase on CheapTickets through the use of the promotion code BIGCITY50 ("Instant Discount"). Or, book a qualifying flight + hotel package between October 16, 2006, and November 5, 2006, for 3 or more nights for travel between October 16, 2006 and December 15, 2006, via CheapTickets ("Qualifying Purchase") and instantly receive $100 off your purchase on CheapTickets through the use of the promotion code BIGCITY.

Only Qualifying Purchases made through November 5, 2006, by 11:59 p.m. CT shall qualify for the Instant Discount. Travel must be completed by December 15, 2006. Applicable destinations for this promo code include: Miami, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, New York City, Boston, and San Juan, PR. Only one Instant Discount allowed per hotel room. Instant Discounts are not redeemable for cash for any reason. Once Instant Discount has been redeemed, it may not be returned or refunded for any reason. Any attempt at fraud will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Void where prohibited, taxed or restricted. CheapTickets reserves the right to change or limit the promotion in its sole discretion. In the event of any violation of these terms and conditions, CheapTickets reserves the right to not honor the Instant Discount, cancel your reservation, and pursue other remedies.

**Sample rates shown were accurate and available on CheapTickets.com on 10/09/06 for travel from 11/16/06 - 11/19/06 and may not represent current prices because or real-time pricing booking engine is constantly updating prices and availability. Vacation package prices shown are for one adult, based on double-occupancy, include applicable taxes and fees, and will vary by selected day of departure, departure city, length of stay, hotel selected, hotel room category, and availability.

***Sample rates shown were accurate and available on CheapTickets.com on 10/9/06 and may not represent current prices because or real-time pricing booking engine is constantly updating prices and availability. All activities booked are subject to availability.

About CheapTickets

CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com) is a leading seller of discounted leisure travel products online through its Web site, www.cheaptickets.com. CheapTickets provides consumers access to its collection of airfares on hundreds of airlines. In addition to air, CheapTickets' family of discounted travel products also includes hotel accommodations, cruises, rental cars, vacation packages, condo rentals and Last Minute Trips. Founded in 1986, CheapTickets is a Travelport Inc. brand. Travelport (www.travelport.com) is one of the largest and most geographically diverse travel companies, dedicated to creating the exceptional travel experiences the world demands.

Media Contact:
Marita Hudson
312-260-8304
marita.hudson@cheaptickets.com

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