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 for full
details and other offer restrictions.

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

(a) Some restrictions apply on Travelocity’s Cruise Low Price
Guarantee. See 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 Travelocity is
owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation (NYSE:TSG), a world leader in
travel commerce. More information about Sabre Holdings is available at

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

SOURCE: Travelocity

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