Chicago, IL, October 12, 2006 - CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," is releasing its Fourth Quarter 2006 Off-Season Deals Report. This detailed analysis identifies the top 10 European countries where off-season values will bring holiday cheer to the pocketbooks of many a traveler.
"Europe is filled with vibrant festivals, trendy clubs, cool restaurants and fun holiday celebrations at this time of year, and better yet travelers can realize average savings up to 50 percent" said Marita Hudson, from the CheapTickets' Cheap SquadSM. "Traveling to the 'in' places in the off-season makes popular locations in Europe accessible, even to the budget-conscious visitor, and offers a taste for their diverse cultural traditions."
Some report highlights include:
- Austria and Ireland remain the highest off-season values, representing 53% and 37% average savings respectively.
- Although still popular, some of Europe's most sought-after destinations such as France and Italy help travelers realize great value at 20% and 19% average savings respectively.
The CheapTickets Off-Season Deals Report reviews average pricing for all flight plus hotel packages to select destinations booked on CheapTickets.com for travel during the off-peak season vs. the highest average 2006 monthly price for travel to that same destination, and reports to travelers the off-season average savings to these destinations.
For more detail and the full report, visit the CheapTickets press room at: http://pressroom.cheaptickets.com/news/CHTIX1011.pdf
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