It’s Not Too Late to Celebrate the King’s Birthday in Memphis This Weekend at Rock Bottom Prices; Book a Last Minute Deal to Memphis this Weekend and Receive an Additional $70 Off at Travelocity

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 5, 2005–With Travelocity’s Last Minute Deals, there’s still time for fans of all-things rock ‘n’ roll to make it to the city where the King reigned in honor of the rock legend’s 70th birthday on Jan. 8. This one-time sale on Last Minute Deals to Memphis is valid for weekend trips beginning today and ending no later than Wednesday, Jan. 12. Fans of all ages can celebrate with savings of $70 off Travelocity Last Minute Deals, making it affordable and easy to travel on a whim.

“With Travelocity’s Last Minute Deals, there’s no reason why travelers should have to miss out on their favorite events or destinations,” said Robert Albert, vice president Last Minute Deals Travelocity. “Whether joining your fan club in Memphis this weekend or taking a spontaneous Caribbean getaway the next, we want to get you to your dream destination and you can book a getaway as little as a few hours before you’re set to depart.”

With celebration events lined up throughout Memphis, including proclamations by local officials and a memorial birthday dance, travelers can get in on the action without breaking the bank. Members will receive $70 off Travelocity’s already low-priced Last Minute Deals weekend getaway packages from Jan. 5 – 12, offered from 131 departure cities that are available from 14 days to three hours before departure.

Examples of these exclusive savings include:

From Chicago to Memphis from      Book this weekend and save an
 $248(a), including flight +       additional $70 for a total price
 three-night hotel stay            from $178

From Dallas to Memphis from       Book this weekend and save an
 $282(a), including flight +       additional $70 for a total price
 four-night hotel stay             from $212

From Orlando to Memphis from      Book this weekend and save an
 $288(a), including flight + two-  additional $70 for a total price
 night hotel stay                  from $218

From New York to Memphis from     Book this weekend and save an
 $293(a), including flight +       additional $70 for a total price
 three-night hotel stay            from $223

    (a) Sample Flight + Hotel prices are for one adult based on double
        occupancy and include tax recovery charges. Examples above
        were valid as of Jan. 5 and are subject to change based upon

To redeem the Memphis Sale promotional discount, bookers can simply type “Memphis70” into the promotional code field located on the Travelocity Last Minute Deals billing page.

“With one of the biggest followings of all time, we knew a number of dedicated fans would want to be there to celebrate this landmark birthday celebration, and we want to help them get there,” said Albert. “Our goal is to make the entire trip experience as enjoyable as it should be, from paying the right price to getting the most out of their getaway.”

About Travelocity

Travelocity’s industry-leading technology and straight-talking, honest information help travelers take more rewarding and affordable trips. With millions of registered users and booking nearly $4 billion of travel in 2003, Travelocity negotiates thousands of low-priced deals with the world’s most reputable travel providers — top airlines, hotels, car rental companies, cruise lines, and other destination attractions and services. Additionally, Travelocity offers deeply-discounted rates for weekend getaways and dynamic packages through its Last Minute Deals and TotalTrip(SM) shopping engines, and provides customer service support over the phone 24 hours a day. Based in Southlake, Texas, Travelocity also operates Travelocity Business(SM) for corporate customers, powers international travel Web sites in eight languages, and has been recognized for its consumer advocacy and global leadership in online travel. More information about Travelocity is available at Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation (NYSE:TSG), a world leader in travel commerce. More information about Sabre Holdings is available at

             Amanda Borichevsky, 972-488-4790

    SOURCE: Travelocity