Chicago, IL, January 30, 2007 - CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels(SM)," is releasing its First Quarter 2007 Off-Season Deals Report. This detailed analysis identifies the Top 10 getaways that embrace the bracing thrill of winter and offer savings of up to 65% in the off-season.
"Many people flock to warm destinations during the winter months and pay a lot for their vacations," said Marita Hudson, from the CheapTickets' Cheap Squad(SM). "Travelers who want to save money but still have a fabulous vacation should defy the norm and skip the overcrowded tropical beaches and embark on wintry fun."
Some report highlights include:
- Detroit, MI and Louisville, KY offer the highest savings, representing 65% and 43% average savings respectively.
- Some of Canada's most sought-after destinations such as Montreal and Vancouver help travelers realize great value at 34% average savings.
The CheapTickets Q1 Off-Season Deals Report reviewed the average price for all air plus hotel package bookings to the cold weather destinations included in the report, which were purchased on CheapTickets.com for travel in the 1st Quarter 2007. The pricing was then compared with the highest average 2006 monthly price for all air plus hotel package bookings to those same destinations purchased on CheapTickets.com.
For more detail and the full report, visit the CheapTickets press room at: http://pressroom.cheaptickets.com/news/CHTIX1011.pdf
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