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Warm-Weather, Cool Prices, Less Crowds: A Traveler's Paradise

Cheaptickets.Com Reveals Top Bargain Hot Spots For This Spring In Its Second Quarter Off-Season Deals Report

Chicago, IL, April 12, 2007 - CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency that knows, "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," is releasing its Second Quarter 2007 Off-Season Deals Report. This detailed analysis identifies the top 10 getaways for budget-minded travelers looking to hit the beach before the crowds.

"For travelers seeking substantial savings, strategy is key when planning a dream beach vacation," said Marita Hudson, from the CheapTickets' Cheap SquadSM. "Off-peak destinations are the ticket to a memorable holiday for penny-conscious travelers. Savvy individuals know that picking an off-season time to take that beach vacation not only saves money, but also time waiting in lines and fighting crowds."

Report highlights include:

 

  • Tropical retreats in Mexico claim four of the top 10 off-season spots with average savings such as: Acapulco (29 percent), Cozumel (22 percent), Los Cabos (19 percent) and Ixtapa (18 percent).
  • For domestic-minded travelers, Fort Meyers - Naples, FL is a great choice, offering an average savings of 24 percent in April, May and June.

The CheapTickets Off-Season Deals Report is a valuable resource for vacationers, taking the guesswork out of planning by identifying destinations and travel times that won't break the bank.

The CheapTickets Q2 Off-Season Deals Report reviewed the average price for all package bookings to the beach-centric destinations included in the report, which were purchased on CheapTickets.com for travel in the Second Quarter 2007. The pricing was then compared with the highest average monthly pricing for the prior nine months for all package bookings to those same destinations purchased on CheapTickets.com.

For more great off-season deals and to view the full report, visit: 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 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

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

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