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Immediate Action Required: Orbitz Launches 72-Hour Sale

Save $50 On Vacation Packages And Hotel Stays Of Two Nights Or More To Almost Anywhere

CHICAGO - August 13, 2007 - Craving an end of summer or a fall getaway? Orbitz ( has you covered!

Continuing its heritage of keeping customers "A Step Ahead™," Orbitz is holding a 72-hour sale from August 14-16, offering $50 in savings to ALMOST ANYWHERE travelers wish to go. Trips must be taken between now and November 1st, and can be booked by entering promotion code 72HRSALE. Eligible travel includes any two-plus night hotel stay and vacation packages (flight + hotel) booked on

"As summer comes to a close, Orbitz customers should take advantage of late season specials and savings like this 72-Hour Sale," said Heather Leisman, senior director of merchandising for Orbitz. "Whether it's a quick getaway or a longer vacation, now is the time to book and save before Summer savings turn cold this Fall."

The Orbitz 72-hour sale allows for travel until November 1st, so customers can use the savings toward Fall Travel plans as well, including:


  • Twilight Summer Vacations
  • Back to School Trips to Drop Off The Kids
  • Fall Foliage Tours
  • Alumni College Football Weekends
  • Food & Wine Harvest Festivals

72 Hour Sale Details

The 72-Hour Sale encompasses almost any hotel from California to Cancun and everything in between.


    " Using promo code 72HRSALE
    • Save $50 instantly on 2+ night hotel or vacation (flight + hotel) stays

Terms and conditions:

Book a hotel or flight + hotel package between August 14, 2007, and August 16, 2007, for 2 or more nights for travel between August 14, 2007, and November 1, 2007, via Orbitz and instantly receive $50 off your purchase through the use of the promotion code. To use your promotion code, click "I have a promotion code." and enter the promotion code. Limit one discount per hotel room and one promotion code per purchase. Discounts are not redeemable for cash for any reason. Any attempt at fraud will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Void where prohibited, taxed or restricted. Orbitz reserves the right to change or limit the promotion in its sole discretion.

Be an Orbitz Deals "Insider" to receive deals instantly

Be an Orbitz "Insider" and stay informed about deals such as the 72-Hour Sale, download the new Orbitz Insider Deals desktop application at The new desktop application provides easy access to:


  • Deals - Notice and easy access to the best sales on
  • Personalized Deal Tracker - Tracking up to three itineraries for flight + hotel deals based on a traveler's specific criteria.
  • OrbitzTLC - Direct access to OrbitzTLC ( alerts, news, travel podcasts
  • Orbitz Games - Orbitz games ( through the desktop application tool

About Orbitz:

Orbitz ( is a leading online travel company that enables travelers to search for and purchase a broad array of travel products, including airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, cruises and vacation packages. Since launching its website to the general public in June 2001, Orbitz has become one of the largest online travel sites in the world based on gross travel bookings. On Orbitz, consumers can search more than 80,000 suppliers worldwide including airlines, hotels and car rental companies. Orbitz is a brand that is owned and operated by Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW).

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Jim Cohn
Orbitz Worldwide

Bryan Olender

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Orbitz Worldwide Inc.'s business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.