Breaking Travel News

TRAVELSCAPE.COM LEADS IN VALUE FOR SUMMER GETAWAYS, a leading online travel planning and reservation service, fresh from being rated #2 in overall cost by the Internet Travel Agent Scorecard, today announced several travel deals aimed at making it the #1 site for online travel value. was ranked as the number two site in “Overall Cost” by the Travel Agent Scorecard published by Gomez (, a widely used Internet-based consumer advisory service. That value has made one of the fastest growing sites. According to Media Metrix, the leading Internet traffic measurement service, traffic jumped to more than 600,000 unique visitors in May, the last month for which figures are available.

“Price sensitive travelers looking to create travel bargains want to spend some time here (at,” declares the Internet Travel Agent Scorecard review.

“ offers great travel deals,” said Tom Breitling, Chief Operating Officer of “Clearly this value is being recognized - every minute of every day someone books a trip on”

“Our low prices, 10% package discounts and “No Risk Reservation Guarantee” combine to make the online destination for value-conscious consumers,” said Breitling. “Who wouldn’t want to escape for a few days? makes last minute summer getaways a breeze.”


With’s “No Risk Reservation Guarantee” travelers are assured the lowest rates available for hotel accommodations. The guarantee promises customers booking any of’s preferred hotels that if a better rate is found for the same hotel on the same dates, will immediately refund the difference

And this summer, travelers can save an additional 10% on the already low, low prices when they book air-hotel packages to any one of’s more than 90 preferred destinations. To take advantage of the additional 10% discount, travelers simply need to book their trip online at, purchase a complete air and hotel package and complete travel by August 31, 1999. Upon return from their vacations, travelers should log on to, complete and mail in the Air & Hotel Package Coupon, and within 30 days a rebate check for up to $100 will be sent to them. Coupons must be redeemed by December 1, 1999.

Summer getaways are a breeze with incredible deals. For instance, air-hotel packages for a 3-day stay in Las Vegas start at just $108 from LA and just $168 from San Francisco. These samples are based on per person, double occupancy for 3-day, 2-night stays with midweek travel. Visit to find out about other great summer travel values.