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News Releases Permanently Removes Booking Fees on Flights

CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- ( today announced that it will permanently remove booking fees on domestic and international flights*. The removal of fees follows a successful promotional trial that began in April.

"CheapTickets customers are true deal seekers and price is the most important factor when booking a trip," said Tom Russell, group vice president for "With the permanent removal of fees, CheapTickets has never been cheaper and there has never been a better time to buy."

For more information about no-fees on flights, visit

Additional ways for consumers to save on include:

Package Savings: CheapTickets customers can tap into deep savings when they buy their flight and hotel together. The CheapTickets dynamic packaging offering allows consumers to "get it together & save." By pricing the airline ticket and hotel room as a package, CheapTickets is able to give customers access to highly discounted rates on airline tickets and hotel rooms that would otherwise go unsold - rates that the airlines and hotels would not allow us to offer if purchased separately.

Traveling Off-Season: Seasoned travelers know one of the best times to find big savings and fewer crowds is during the off-season. The CheapTickets Off-Season Deals guide is a valuable resource for the budget-minded traveler, highlighting top picks at off-season destinations with significant savings. For the latest off-season deals, visit

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

About ( is a leading seller of discounted leisure travel products. provides consumers access to cheap airfares on hundreds of airlines. In addition to cheap airline tickets, discounted travel products include cheap hotels, vacation packages, cruises, rental cars, and condo rentals. Founded in 1986, is operated by Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW).


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