Based on recent airline ticketing, priceline.com today released its first weekly list of the best days to fly over the holidays.
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34 major-brand domestic and international airlines, all 5 major car rental companies and 5,500 hotel properties nationwide now selling their products through priceline.com It’s never too early to start making your holiday travel plans. Now’s the perfect time to visit priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) and set your own price for leisure airline tickets, hotel rooms and car rentals.
Based on recent airline ticketing, priceline.com today released its first weekly list of the best days to fly over the holidays. Priceline.com customers who choose recommended best days to travel have the best chance of getting leisure airline tickets at their price. Customers who make purchase offers for semi-peak days have an average chance of getting their price if they make offers early. Avoiding peak travel days will increase customers’ chances of getting tickets at their price.
“With 34 airlines representing millions of tickets in the priceline.com program, we have greater flexibility than ever before to work within almost any traveler’s budget,” said Trey Urbahn, President of Priceline Airline Services. “Just tell us where you want to go and how much you want to spend. Working with our 34 partner airlines, we’ll try to get you the most direct, fastest flights we can.”
For priceline.com customers making leisure airline ticket purchase offers this week:
* You have the maximum chance of getting a ticket at your price if you travel on these days: November 14, 15, 16, 28, 29 December 2, 3, 5, 13, 19, 20, 24, 28, 29 January 3, 4, 10
* Semi-peak travel days, with an average chance of getting your price, are: November 19, 24, 25, 30 December 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 25, 27, 30 January 5, 6, 8, 9
* Peak travel days are: November 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27 December 9, 12, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 26, 31 January 1, 2, 7
Travelers who come to priceline.com for their holiday travel needs will find a number of enhancements including:
* More airline partners - 34 domestic and international airlines, including 8 major full-service U.S. airlines, now sell tickets through the priceline.com program. Priceline.com also offers nationwide Name Your Own Price(sm) services for hotel rooms and rental cars.
Faster connections - Approximately 25% of all trips purchased through priceline.com are now non-stop for at least one-half of the trip. Priceline.com also said today that it has limited its maximum possible connection time on domestic flights to 3 hours. Approximately 85% of all connecting flights purchased through priceline.com for domestic travel have connections of 2 hours or less.
Car rentals through all 5 major car rental companies serving over 190 airports - Use priceline.com to rent almost any type of vehicle, including economy, compact, mid-size, standard, full-size, premium, luxury, convertible, minivan or sport utility vehicle. All vehicles come with unlimited mileage.
Over 5,500 hotel properties in 1,300 cities and towns - It doesn’t matter where you need a room, or whether you want 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5-star accommodations. Priceline.com has Name Your Own Price(sm) rooms in more than a thousand cities and towns or all sizes throughout the U.S. You’ll always stay in one of the best-known national brands, or a top-quality independent hotel.