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News Releases 'Fly Fee Free' Promotion Removes Booking Fees on Flights provides the best value to consumers with no flight booking fees and the safety of Price Assurance(SM)

CHICAGO, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ( today announced the "Fly Fee Free" promotion, removing booking fees* on flights booked on or before May 31, 2009. Together with Price Assurance, the "Fly Fee Free" promotion clearly establishes Orbitz as the best place for consumers to book their flight online.


Orbitz led the industry with the launch of Price Assurance in June of 2008. Price Assurance guarantees that customers will get the best Orbitz price for their flights. It's really quite simple: you book a flight on Orbitz, another Orbitz customer subsequently books the same ticket at a lower published fare, Orbitz automatically sends you a check for the difference, from $5 up to a maximum of $250 per traveler. Price Assurance is a permanent offering - the only one of its kind in the industry - and it's completely automatic.

"At Orbitz we are committed to providing the absolute best value to travelers," said Barney Harford, president and CEO of Orbitz Worldwide. "We've been sending out thousands of checks a month since the launch of Price Assurance, and now with the introduction of our 'Fly Fee Free' promotion there has never been a better time to buy at Orbitz."

Orbitz is also promoting great deals on hotels with the "Biggest Hotel Sale Ever," featuring discounts of 30 percent and more at thousands of properties worldwide through May 31, 2009.

For more details on the Orbitz "Fly Fee Free" promotion visit For more information on Orbitz Price Assurance visit

*Valid for round-trip or one-way flights through May 31, 2009. Excludes multi-carrier itineraries and flights originating outside the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

About ( 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, has become one of the largest online travel sites in the world. On consumers can search more than 80,000 suppliers worldwide including airlines, hotels and car rental companies. is owned by Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW).

About Orbitz Worldwide

Orbitz Worldwide is a leading global online travel company that uses innovative technology to enable leisure and business travelers to research, plan and book a broad range of travel products. Orbitz Worldwide owns a portfolio of consumer brands that includes Orbitz (, CheapTickets (, ebookers (, HotelClub (, RatesToGo (, the Away Network (, and corporate travel brand Orbitz for Business ( For more information on partnership opportunities with Orbitz Worldwide, visit


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