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Long Weekend Getaway Sale Offers Up to $50-Off Three-Night Stays

CHICAGO, IL, Jan. 16, 2007 –, a leading online agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels," announces today a Long Weekend Getaway Sale. With Valentine's Day and President's Day just around the corner, offers the perfect chance for a long weekend away with savings of $50 on three-night escapes to anywhere in the United States.


The CheapTickets' Long Weekend Getaway sale features $50-off of qualifying flight and hotel packages of three or more nights for travel within the United States.

To take advantage of the CheapTickets Long Weekend Sale, customers must book their travel between January 15 and February 18, 2007 (using promotion code WEEKEND) and complete travel by December 31, 2007.


Valentine's Getaway (Feb. 9-12): Fly from Chicago to San Francisco and stay 3 nights at the 3-Star Cathedral Hill from $459 per person**

President's Day Weekend to Remember (Feb. 16-19): Fly from New York to Chicago and stay 3 nights at the 4-Star Hard Rock Hotel from $345 per person**


Through CheapTickets' Activities Tab, customers can also book a variety of activities for their long weekend escapes, including:

NEW YORK CITY "CITYPASS": CityPass is the ticket to the most popular attractions in New York City, including the Empire State Building Observatory, American Museum of Natural History, Guggenheim Museum, MoMA, and Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise. For $53 per person, CityPass is the perfect way to explore New York City on the cheap while skipping the long lines!

San Francisco's Golden Gate Bay Cruise: Spend President's Day weekend sailing by the San Francisco skyline while enjoying a one-hour narrated tour. Cruise from Alcatraz to Sausalito and underneath the Golden Gate Bridge for $21 for adults and $14 for children.

Terms & Conditions:

*Book a qualifying United States flight + hotel package between January 15, 2007, and February 18, 2007, for 3 or more nights for travel between January 15, 2007 and December 31, 2007, via CheapTickets ("Qualifying Purchase") and instantly receive $50 off your purchase on CheapTickets through the use of the promotion code WEEKEND ("Instant Discount"). Only Qualifying Purchases made through February 18, 2007, by 11:59 p.m. CT shall qualify for the Instant Discount. Travel must be completed by December 31, 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 on 1/11/07 for travel from 2/9/07 – 2/12/07 and for travel 2/16/07 – 2/19/07 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 on 1/11/07 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.

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