CHICAGO, IL, June 4, 2007 – CheapTickets.com, a leading online agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," today introduced its Summer Hotel Sale, inviting travelers to sleep soundly this vacation season knowing they've scored a great deal. Let sizzling savings take the heat off a summer vacation, with $50-off three-night getaways to tens of thousands of qualifying hotels available on CheapTickets.com.
$50-OFF THREE-NIGHT STAY (HOTEL)*:
The CheapTickets' Summer Hotel Sale features $50-off qualifying hotel stays of three or more nights booked on CheapTickets.com. Qualifying hotels are identifiable by the CheapTickets "Best Price Quarantee" icon.
To take advantage of the CheapTickets Summer Hotel Sale, customers must book their travel by July 8, 2007 (using promotion code CTXSUMMER) and travel is valid through September 3, 2007.
CHEAPTICKETS' DESTINATION EXPERTS HIGHLIGHT TOP HOTELS FOR EVERY PERSUASION:
Utilizing the Hotel Summer Sale, budget travelers can now be inspired to turn their wanderlust into the ultimate summer getaway. To help vacationers identify the best summer hot spots, CheapTickets offers the prowess of its Destination Experts, local travel gurus who have their finger on the pulse of the latest and greatest in the travel arena.
Whether planning a singles retreat, getaway for the family, romantic escape, or low-key trip for the mature traveler, CheapTickets' Destination Experts offer recommendations for all travel persuasions:
Las Vegas, NV: Slots, shows and sizzling savings will have visitors saying "Viva Las Vegas!" Single in the city? Stay in the heart of the action at The Palms Casino Resort, offering some of the best nightlife in sin city. A collection of swimming pools that comprise over two acres of space, accompanied by 27 cabanas, offer guests daytime solace from the heat. For the mature visitor, a summer stay at the all-suite, Italian-inspired Venetian Hotel includes a Grand Canal Shoppes Premier Passport, offering discount coupons that will please the savvy shopper through Sept. 7, 2007.
Chicago to Las Vegas: Fly from Chicago to Las Vegas and stay 3 nights at the 4-Star Palms Casino Resort from $489 per person**
Travel Dates: July 25-28
Cancun, Mexico: A romantic summer rendezvous awaits in Cancun. The city's all-inclusive resorts offer couples a stress-free setting for "amor," including the adult-only Golden Parnassus Resort, which greets travelers to the beachfront setting with an in-room welcome basket of fruit and sparkling wine. Families to Cancun are equally welcomed, with kids eating and staying for free at the all-inclusive Crown Paradise Club Cancun. Complimentary water sports for the entire family include kayaking, sailing and windsurfing.
Dallas/Fort Worth to Cancun: Fly from Dallas to Cancun and stay 3 nights at the 3-Star Crown Paradise Club-All Inclusive from $713 per person**
Travel Dates: June 25-28
Orlando, FL: The Sunshine State is the perfect summer spot for fun in the sun. Extended families staying at the Nickelodeon Family Suites by Holiday Inn will appreciate the free dining for kids ages 5 and under, and the abundance of nearby family-friendly theme parks. On-site, two action-packed pool complexes feature water slides, climbing nets and a 400-gallon dump tank. For the elder family member, the Harry P. Leu Gardens offer three miles of scenic walkways that can be explored at a leisurely pace, including the largest formal rose garden in Florida.
Washington, D.C. to Orlando: Fly from Washington, D.C. to Orlando and stay 3 nights at the 3-Star Nickelodeon Family Suites from $410 per person**
Travel Dates: August 14-17
New York, NY: The romance of the big apple is magnified while taking in the Manhattan skyline from the Staten Island Ferry. A free transport service, couples can enjoy the first-class view of the Statue of Liberty during the day, and the romance of the Hotel Gansevoort at night. Located in the trendy Meatpacking District, guests are within easy walking distance to some of the city's top eateries. For the family-focused traveler, the Wellington Hotel is a hit, perfectly situated near Central Park, where free entertainers, children's activities, and the bargain-priced Central Park Zoo take center stage.
Detroit to New York: Fly from Detroit to New York and stay 3 nights at the 4-Star Hotel Gansevoort from $914 per person**
Travel Dates: July 8-11
Chicago, IL: The Windy City is a great summer spot for singles, and visitors to the River North district's Amalfi Hotel Chicago can mingle during evening cocktail receptions hosted by the hotel. Within walking distance of the famed House of Blues, the singles set will find plenty of nearby area attractions designed to suit their style. The mature visitor will also enjoy a Chicago summer, staying at The Allerton Hotel Chicago, where a taste for the Italian Renaissance is conveniently located on Chicago's Magnificent Mile. Carriage rides along "Mag Mile" and free classical music in nearby Millenium Park are just a few of the activities that await the seasoned traveler.
San Diego to Chicago: Fly from San Diego to Chicago and stay 3 nights at the 4-Star Allerton Hotel from $539 per person**
Travel Dates: August 12-15
Terms & Conditions:
*Book a qualifying hotel or flight + hotel vacation package -- indicated by a coupon icon -- between June 4, 2007, and July 8, 2007, for 3 or more nights for travel between June 4, 2007, and September 3, 2007, via CheapTickets("Qualifying Purchase") and instantly receive $50 off your purchase on CheapTickets through the use of the promotion code ("Instant Discount"). Only Qualifying Purchases made through July 8, 2007, by 11:59 p.m. CT shall qualify for the Instant Discount. Travel must be completed by September 3, 2007. 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 5/29/07 for travel on the dates specified 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. $50 Summer Hotel Sale savings have been applied to the package pricing.
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Marita Hudson Thomas
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