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Travelocity’s Biggest Cruise Sale of the Year Has Arrived – Travelers Enjoy Exclusive Rewards and Lowest Prices…Guaranteed; Travelers Can Receive a Target GiftCard Worth up to $600 When Using Their MasterCard

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Jan 12, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) — This year marks Travelocity’s sixth annual Cruise Super Sale, and as one of the largest retailers of cruises anywhere, Travelocity(R) is once again offering consumers the opportunity to enjoy the cruise vacation of a lifetime. Whether venturing into the magnificence of Alaska’s glaciers or opting for the warm sunsets and crystal blue waters of the Caribbean, travelers who book a qualifying cruise today through Feb. 17, 2005, can take advantage of limited-time offerings from MasterCard International and Travelocity’s cruise partners.

For the first time, travelers will also know without a doubt that they’re receiving the best value in the industry. With Travelocity’s new “Low-Price Cruise Guarantee,” Travelocity will match the price or process a refund to any traveler who sees a lower price advertised within 48 hours of booking a Travelocity cruise(a). In addition, Travelocity customers who book select sailings during the Cruise Super Sale will qualify for a Target(R) GiftCard valued from $25 to $500. Plus, travelers who use their MasterCard(R) card to pay for an oceanview stateroom or better can receive up to an additional $100 bonus value bringing the Target GiftCard reward to a maximum of $600.

Travelocity’s customers can also enjoy a special bonus offer of future travel rewards valued at up to $700, including discounts on Travelocity Last-Minute Deals, Hotel and TotalTrip (flight + hotel + travel extras) bookings, as well as special offers from other Travelocity supplier partners.

“Our Cruise Super Sale is back and better than ever before thanks to the strength of our relationships with our cruise partners and MasterCard,” said Bryan Saltzburg, vice president, packaging and cruises for Travelocity. “We’re also very excited to offer more value to our customers for this year’s sale, plus our guarantee(a) that they are getting the lowest prices available.”

“Travelocity’s annual Cruise Super Sale continues to make it easier than ever for vacationers and MasterCard cardholders to enjoy great getaways,” said Elizabeth Ward, Group Vice President, Travel & Entertainment, MasterCard International.

Participating cruise lines include Celebrity Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Holland America Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Radisson Seven Seas, Royal Caribbean International, Windstar Cruises and more.

Travelocity customers who book a qualifying cruise by Feb. 17, 2005 on sailings departing between March 1, 2005 and Dec. 31, 2005 will receive the following rewards:

Length of Cruise        3 - 6 nights    7- 9 nights      10+ nights
---------------------- -------------- ---------------- ---------------
GiftCard For Purchase  $25 or $50(b)  $100 or $200(b)  $150 or $500(b)
---------------------- -------------- ---------------- ---------------
Bonus for Using
 (Oceanview or Better
 Stateroom)(c)              $25             $50             $100
---------------------- -------------- ---------------- ---------------
Total GiftCard Using
 MasterCard            $50 or $75(b)  $150 or $250(b)  $250 or $600(b)
---------------------- -------------- ---------------- ---------------

(b) Higher GiftCard amounts apply to the following luxury cruise
    lines, which include the following: Crystal Cruises, Radisson
    Seven Seas Cruises, and Windstar Cruises

(c) MasterCard offer is for oceanview staterooms or better

Travelers will receive their Target GiftCard approximately four to six weeks following completion of their travel. These offers are subject to additional terms and conditions. The rewards offer is per stateroom, not per person. See www.travelocity.com/supersale for full details and other offer restrictions.

For more information on this offer and to book a cruise today, log onto www.travelocity.com/supersale or call Travelocity’s cruise experts at 1-800-222-3690.

(a) Some restrictions apply on Travelocity’s Cruise Low Price Guarantee. See www.travelocity.com/supersale for terms and conditions.

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 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 97 countries and in 47 languages, giving the MasterCard brand a truly global reach and scope. For more information go to www.mastercardinternational.com.

SOURCE: Travelocity

Vollmer Public Relations
Judy Haveson, 212-808-6541
Amanda Borichevsky, 972-488-4790
MasterCard International
Gregory Papajohn, 914-249-5724

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