Trip.com Offers Web Customers `Trip Perks(SM)`

Trip.com, the full-service
leisure travel Web site, is offering customers free “Trip Perks(SM)” with the
purchase of an airline ticket at www.trip.com
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For a limited time, Trip.com customers may choose a free “Trip Perk(SM)”
from hundreds of complimentary, interest-specific accessories including
personal stereo radio-cassette players, sport watches and popular CD`s, to
2002 Zagat surveys and backpacks with insulated cooler compartments.
 
The vast selection and variety of “Trip Perks(SM)” offers customers the
same freedom to personalize their choices that the new Trip.com provides in
its searching and booking capabilities.  The “Trip Perks(SM)” program is an
added value for consumers choosing to purchase their travel on Trip.com,
coupled with the ever-present great deals on airline tickets, hotel
accommodations, first-class weekly vacation rentals, rental cars, cruises and
last minute vacation packages.
 
“We are inviting our customers to use the new Trip.com to find great value
as well as resources that help them select the trip, and now the “Trip
Perk(SM),” that reflect their personal tastes,” said Evans Gebhardt, chief
marketing officer of Trip Network Inc., which operates Trip.com.  “The “Trip
Perks(SM)” program allows us to welcome customers to the new Trip.com with a
special token of our appreciation.”
 
Trip.com users who complete an airline ticket(s) transaction on the site
will receive an email with a URL and a special code that will enable them to
choose a free gift on a co-branded “Trip Perks(SM)” site, powered by
SilverCarrot, Inc.  All users have to do is select the gift, enter shipping
preferences, and click a button to submit the information.  The gift will
arrive free of charge and within two weeks of ordering.
   
 
Trip.com`s “Trip Perks(SM)” promotion is valid for a limited time only and
is not applicable to the purchase of Last Minute Trips. Customers are eligible
to select one gift from the “Trip Perks(SM)” collection per each transaction
that includes the purchase of air travel.
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