Travelocity.ca introduces unmatched hotel and vacation package price
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Travelocity.ca protects price up to day of departure and offers extra savings on vacation packages with "Cure Cabin Fever" sale

TORONTO, Jan. 18 /CNW/ - In conjunction with its "Cure Cabin Fever" Hotel and Vacation package sale, Travelocity.ca(R) (http://www.travelocity.ca) today announced an unprecedented addition to the Travelocity Service Guarantee that gives Canadian consumers a level of price protection not available from other Canadian online travel sites. And for a limited time, Travelocity.ca will expand its new Travelocity Price and Service Guarantee to include Create Your Own vacation packages.

Building on the site's industry-leading Travelocity Guarantee, launched in 2006, now customers who find the same Hotel or Create Your Own vacation package (flight + hotel) for less elsewhere online* any time prior to the day of departure, can notify Travelocity.ca and receive a refund for the difference in price. In addition, qualifying customers will also receive a $50US discount toward future travel. The promotional period for this offer extends from January 4 to March 22, 2010.

"Canadians naturally want to know they're getting their vacation at a great price, but we recognize that the best vacation experiences are really defined by what happens after you've booked," said Brian Simpson, General Manager of Travelocity.ca. "That's why the Travelocity Guarantee protects both the price and the full customer experience. From making sure you get the best deal we can offer, to resolving issues quickly and painlessly, and even stepping in when the hotel room you booked, isn't the hotel room you got - we've got your back, all trip long."

Travelocity.ca customers already save an average $379US by booking their flight and hotel together. The site now also gives consumers a level of price protection on Create Your Own package bookings not available from other online travel sites. Meanwhile, Travelocity.ca continues to offer the only true, worry-free experience for booking a vacation package with the elimination of change and cancellation fees for hotel bookings and Create Your Own vacation packages (excluding last minute packages).

In addition to the site's unmatched guarantee, Travelocity.ca has launched the "Cure Cabin Fever" sale with remarkable savings on Create your Own vacation packages at four- and five-star hotels in popular sun and snow destinations. Between January 4 and March 22, 2010, customers have the opportunity to save on thousands of hotels worldwide at popular chains such as Marriott, Holiday Inn and Hyatt.

For the "Cure Cabin Fever" sale, travellers can escape the cold and save by creating a vacation package to some of the most popular sun destinations, including:

    
    -   Mexico - Save up to 40% on vacation packages
    -   Jamaica - Save up to 40% on vacation packages
    -   Orlando - Save up to 65% on vacation packages
    

Along with extra savings, travellers who book during the "Cure Cabin Fever" sale have the chance to receive a $75 American Express rewards card when using any American Express(R) Card on Travelocity.ca. Simply purchase a Create Your Own flight + hotel package of 4 or more nights with a minimum spend of $750US and enter promo code "AMEXgift75" at check-out.

For more information on Travelocity.ca's "Cure Cabin Fever" sale visit http://www.travelocity.ca. Complete details of the unmatched Travelocity.ca Price and Service Guarantee can be found at: http://www.travelocity.ca/guarantee

* Price Guarantee does not extend to pre-packaged vacations booked through tour operators, or hotel or vacation packages that may be available through name-your-own-price online booking services.

About Travelocity Global

Travelocity(R) is committed to being the traveller's champion -- before, during and after the trip - and provides the most comprehensive and proactive guarantee in the industry (www.travelocity.ca/guarantee). This customer-driven focus, backed by 24/7 live phone support, competitive prices and powerful shopping technology has made Travelocity one of the largest travel companies in the world with annual gross bookings of more than U.S. $10 billion. Travelocity also owns and operates: Travelocity Business(R) for corporate travel; igougo.com, a leading online travel community; lastminute.com, a leader in European online travel; and ZUJI, a leader in Asia-Pacific online travel. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation, a world leader in travel marketing and distribution.

SOURCE Travelocity.ca

For further information: For further information: Dave Fleet, Thornley Fallis Communications, (416) 515-7517 x 332, fleet@thornleyfallis.com

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