Eliminates all Booking Fees

7th May 2003
has scrapped all booking fees, and increased its selection of low cost airfare, hotels, cruises, car rentals and vacation packages. 
Over the past year, has been recognized by savvy travelers as the best site for last-minute deals because of its millions of great offers, many of which are exclusive to; its instant and easy to use booking feature;  and the fact that there are no punitive booking fees added on by the site.

“Our unique business model allows us to pass on tremendous savings directly to the consumer,” said Alan Greenberg, CEO and chairman of the Last Minute Travel(r) Network.  “These savings are found in both our low travel prices, and by the fact that we do not add on additional site related booking fees that are common on many other online travel sites.  With the best selection and the best prices, we have become the most competitive online travel site.  It`s simply smart shopping to visit before booking anywhere else,” added Greenberg.

In addition,, has added a full-service toll free number for consumers who prefer to book by phone.  The new number is 1-800-442-0568, and is operative 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

With about one-third of all leisure travel and more than one-half of all business travel now being classified by consumer`s as `last-minute`, has exclusively focused on serving this growing and dynamic market.  “We are prepared, and our shelves are stocked for this summer,” said Greenberg.  “Our experience tells us this will be a record summer for spontaneous travel and deal seekers as many people have delayed their vacation planning because of the geo-political situation and the economy,” added Greenberg.

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