Travelocity.com, (NASDAQ: TVLY) the leading travel Web site, and Travelex, the world`s largest non-bank
provider of foreign exchange, today announced the launch of My Travel Wallet
Found under the Dream, Plan, Go section of the Web site, My Travel Wallet
is an online foreign currency exchange and delivery service that offers an
unlimited exchange rate calculator and “one-stop shopping” for international
Through My Travel Wallet on Travelocity.com, consumers can exchange 80
foreign currencies, purchase international travelers cheques or Visa
TravelMoney, a pre-paid global cash card and have their orders delivered
before they leave for their trip.
“We`re delighted to be working with Travelocity,” said Anthony Horne,
Managing Director of Travelex America. “This partnership brings us invaluable
consumer exposure and exciting co-marketing opportunities with one of the
world`s pioneers in online travel services.”
“Travelocity continues to revolutionize the way Americans plan and buy
travel. Offering services like My Travel Wallet ensure our customers can use
Travelocity as a one-stop travel site to plan their trip down to the smallest
detail,” said Peter Cardell, senior vice president of product marketing.
My Travel Wallet offers secure technology and competitive exchange rates.
Currency orders placed through My Travel Wallet can be paid for using a Visa
or MasterCard credit or debit card and delivered to the traveler`s home as
quickly as overnight.
Travelocity.com Inc. (NASDAQ: TVLY), a database-driven travel marketing
and transaction company, provides Internet and wireless reservations
information for more than 700 airlines, more than 50,000 hotels and more than
50 car rental companies. In addition, Travelocity.com offers more than 6,500
vacation packages, tour and cruise departures and a vast database of
destination and interest information. Travelocity.com employs more than 1,000
customer service professionals, has sold more than 19 million airline tickets
and has registered more than 30 million members.
Travelex, founded in 1976, is a diversified money business offering
retail, corporate and commercial currency services to consumers, corporations
and institutions throughout the world. The Travelex Group acquired Thomas Cook
Global & Financial Services, the financial services division of Thomas Cook
Holdings, on March 27, 2001, solidifying the company`s position as the world`s
largest foreign currency specialist. Headquartered in London, Travelex is
privately owned and employs approximately 5000 staff around the world. 3i,
Europe`s largest venture capital company, is a 33% shareholder.