Orbitz.com provides the best value to consumers with no flight booking
fees and the safety of Price Assurance(SM)
CHICAGO, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) 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
"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 www.orbitz.com/nofees. For more
information on Orbitz Price Assurance visit www.orbitz.com/priceassurance.
*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.
Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) 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 www.orbitz.com to the general public in
June 2001, Orbitz.com has become one of the largest online travel sites in the
world. On Orbitz.com consumers can search more than 80,000 suppliers worldwide
including airlines, hotels and car rental companies. Orbitz.com 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 (http://www.orbitz.com),
CheapTickets (http://www.cheaptickets.com), ebookers
(http://www.ebookers.com), HotelClub (http://www.hotelclub.com), RatesToGo
(http://www.ratestogo.com), the Away Network (http://www.away.com), and
corporate travel brand Orbitz for Business (http://www.orbitzforbusiness.com).
For more information on partnership opportunities with Orbitz Worldwide, visit
Jeanenne Tornatore of Orbitz.com, +1-312-894-4986,