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Travelocity and MasterCard Team up to Offer $75 in Savings on TotalTrips

Travelers who purchase flights + hotels together between now and Oct. 7 save even more when using their MasterCard(R) card

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 21, 2004– Fall is calling and the price is right for travelers to save $75 when they purchase a trip of at least four nights with Travelocity’s dynamic TotalTrip(SM) flight + hotel shopping engine using their MasterCard(R) card.

Travelers booking and paying for a minimum four-night qualifying TotalTrip package at Travelocity(R) using a valid MasterCard card from now through Oct. 7 will instantly receive an additional $75 savings on their trip on top of the average $120(a) regularly saved when booking a TotalTrip(a). MasterCard cardholders can redeem this offer by using the promotional code MC75FALL and all available destinations can be booked via the following Web link: www.travelocity.com/fallsale.

Whether travelers are looking for a whirlwind trip to the Big Apple, some high stakes fun at Las Vegas casinos or a drive through New England’s scenic foliage trails, Travelocity’s TotalTrip can help them get away to thousands of destinations worldwide.

“This instant savings from MasterCard and Travelocity offers travelers a great deal for refreshing fall trips or to plan ahead for a trip later this year,” said Bryan Saltzburg, vice president of packaging and cruises for Travelocity. “By offering an instant cash discount on a flight + hotel TotalTrip, Travelocity’s customers will enjoy even greater savings along with a variety of terrific trip options.”

In addition to their flight and hotel, Travelocity TotalTrip shoppers can add travel extras such as attraction tickets for SeaWorld in Orlando, Universal Studios in Los Angeles, Ripley’s Believe It or Not in Key West and New Orleans, ski lift tickets, shopping excursions in Las Vegas, Denver or Scottsdale, Ariz., and city tours in destinations like San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles to complement their TotalTrip itinerary. Furthermore, travelers can book ground transfers courtesy of SuperShuttle in 17 cities nationwide, Aloha VIP Tours throughout Hawaii, and tickets to the Cirque de Soleil shows Zumanity and Mystere in Las Vegas.

TotalTrip travelers visiting international destinations can also choose from travel extras such as dinner cruises and snorkeling in destinations including the Caymans and Aruba as well as airport transportation available through suppliers including Olympus Tours in Cancun and Mexico City, Majestic Tours in Nassau, Bahamas, De Palm Tours in Aruba and Tropicana Tours in Grand Cayman.

“Travelocity’s TotalTrip flight and hotel shopping engine offers the best combination of destination ideas and travel perks, and now MasterCard cardholders enjoy extra savings,” said Elizabeth Ward, group vice president, travel and entertainment, MasterCard International. “Book a trip with Travelocity. Use your MasterCard card. Save money on the spot. Fall travel planning couldn’t be easier.”

To qualify for these promotions, all travel must be completed by Dec. 31, 2004 and all bookings must be made between Sept. 17 and Oct. 7, inclusive. This offer is subject to additional terms and conditions, is valid per booking and applies only to reservations made and paid for with a valid MasterCard card during the indicated offer period.

(a) The price of a TotalTrip(SM) is on average $120 less per booking than the price of booking the same flight and hotel separately. The average savings figure is based on an internal study comparing prices from 7/15/04 to 7/21/04 for travel for two passengers between Travelocity’s top TotalTrip destinations with a 3 night stay and 40 day advanced purchase. The TotalTrip price yielded an average savings of $120 over the separate prices of the same flight and hotel components.

About Travelocity

Travelocity’s industry-leading technology and straight-talking, honest information help travelers take more rewarding and affordable trips. With 44 million 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 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 www.travelocity.com. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation (NYSE:TSG), a world leader in travel commerce. More information about Sabre Holdings is available at www.sabre-holdings.com.

About MasterCard International

MasterCard International is a leading global payments solutions company that provides a broad variety of innovative services in support of our global members’ credit, deposit access, electronic cash, business-to-business and related payment programs. MasterCard International manages a family of well-known, widely accepted payment cards brands including MasterCard(R), Maestro(R) and Cirrus(R) and serves financial institutions, consumers and businesses in over 210 countries and territories. The MasterCard award-winning Priceless(R) advertising campaign is now seen in 96 countries and in 47 languages, giving the MasterCard brand a truly global reach and scope. For more information go to www.mastercardinternational.com.

    CONTACT: Vollmer PR
             Judy Haveson, 212/808-6541
             Mary Kate Smither, 972/488-4790
             MasterCard International
             Gregory Papajohn, 914/249-5724

    SOURCE: Travelocity

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