Travelocity Sets Fans on Their Way for 2003 College Basketball Tournaments

Hoops hysteria kicks into high gear this weekend and Travelocity has the ticket to ride for great last minute deals on flights, hotels, car rentals and more for those traveling to the 2003 Men`s and Women`s college basketball tournaments.

Men`s Tournament
Within seconds of their school`s name being placed in a bracket - or as late as a few hours before tip-off - fans can make travel arrangements for men`s games beginning Thursday/Friday March 20, 21 by booking affordable Last Minute Deals that include flight plus hotel accommodations or flight plus car rental reservations. Last Minute Deals are available to all first/second round host cities.

Women`s tournament

The same options apply for fans following action in the women`s tournament with first round games beginning Saturday/Sunday March 22, 23. A Travelocity Last Minute Deal is available for travel to the cities listed below.





“Travelocity Last Minute Deals are tailor-made for fans wanting to be in on the college basketball tournament action,” said Michelle Peluso, Travelocity senior vice president product strategy and distribution. “The ability to see where your school will play one minute and have affordable travel reservations booked to get to the game the next is the beauty of our Last Minute product. And for those who plan to road-trip it to the tourney, our `GoodBuy` hotel rates are a great way to save money so you`ll have plenty left over for souvenirs.”

Fans of teams advancing to the Sweet 16 and Final Four in both the men`s and women`s divisions also will be able to rely on Travelocity to make plans. On the men`s side, Anaheim/Orange County, Calif., Minneapolis, San Antonio, Albany, N.Y. and championship host New Orleans are all featured cities of Travelocity`s Last Minute Deals. The same is true for Dayton, Ohio, Knoxville, Tenn., Albuquerque, N.M., Stanford, Calif., and championship host Atlanta on the women`s side.


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