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Significant Off-Season Savings Help Travelers Avoid Peak Prices At Mountain Retreats

CheapTickets.Com Reveals Its Q3 Off-Season Deals Report Highlighting Mountain Travel

Chicago, IL, August 2, 2007 - CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency that knows, "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," announces its Third Quarter 2007 Off-Season Deals Report. Showcasing great North American mountain getaways, this detailed analysis identifies the top 10 mountain destinations for value-focused travel through September.

"It's easy to forget that some of North America's greatest skiing destinations are also great summer and fall retreats," said Marita Hudson Thomas, from the CheapTickets' Cheap SquadSM. "Our latest report reveals that the budget-minded traveler will find off-season travel to key mountain towns a true bargain. Not only are hotel prices lower, but crowds are lighter, and as CheapTickets' Destination Experts note, a wealth of summer/fall activities are sure to appeal to every generation."

Noteworthy highlights from the Q3-2007 report include:

 

  • Colorado is king of the mountain, representing six of the top 10 off-season destinations offering great value for travelers. Winter Park, Colo. took the number one spot, with average hotel savings of 59%.
  • While the mountains of the west reigned supreme in CheapTickets' latest report, Killington, VT proved an excellent east coast contender, with average savings of 57%, snagging the number two position.

A valuable quarterly resource for travelers, the CheapTickets Off-Season Deals Report highlights key travel periods to enjoy popular destinations without paying top dollar. For the Third Quarter of 2007, CheapTickets' Off-Season Deals Report reviewed the average price for all hotel bookings to majestic mountain destinations included in the report, which were purchased on CheapTickets.com for travel in the Third Quarter 2007. The pricing was then compared with the highest average monthly pricing for the prior nine months for all hotel bookings to those same destinations purchased on CheapTickets.com.

For more great off-season deals and to view the full report, visit: http://offseason.cheaptickets.com.

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 brand that is owned and operated by Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW).

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

Patricia Nugent
212-284-9935
pnugent@mg-pr.com

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