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Travelocity’s Last Minute Travel Tips Give Football Fans Reason to Cheer before the Big Game; Travel Options Help Fans Get to Get to Jacksonville without Breaking the Bank

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 31, 2005–The biggest question this week in Boston and Philadelphia does not involve the champs’ banged-up secondary or T.O.’s ankle — it’s really all about getting to Jacksonville for the pomp, circumstance, celebrity sightings and, of course, the game. And when it comes to booking flights, hotels, and rental cars, Travelocity(R) has the last minute logistics under control by giving fans across the country several alternatives in making it to the Sunshine state on Sunday, Feb. 6.

Up for an epic road trip? Weekly economy rental car rates from Boston start at $152. Bringing along a few extra folks? If so, you can make the 2,300 mile round-trip drive with a full-size car for as little as $231. Stop off in Philadelphia to stretch your legs and show off your Beantown pride, but watch out for snowballs. Philly fans can make the shorter 1,700 mile round trip with weekly economy rental car rates starting at $154 or full size car rates from $198.

All of these rates include taxes and fees, thanks to Travelocity’s TotalPrice(SM) for Cars and unlimited mileage — just in case you want to make a victory lap or two following the game.

Gridiron fans also have the option of flying into other airports en route to Jacksonville and grabbing a rental car for a not-so-epic road trip to save money. Take advantage of Travelocity’s recently-launched Flight Navigator(SM) and search multiple nearby airports or look for airfare prices three days before and/or after your requested departure and arrival days allowing you to find the best priced flight that meets your needs.

    Airports to consider include:

    -- Orlando, about 140 miles away from Jacksonville

    -- Tampa, about 200 miles away from Jacksonville

    -- Atlanta, about 350 miles from Jacksonville

Since peak airfare to Jacksonville from Philadelphia and Boston are priced the highest arriving on Thursday, Feb. 4 and departing on Monday, Feb. 7, try some of these other money-saving options:

    --  Leave Thursday, Feb. 3 and return Wednesday, Feb. 9 (seven-day

    --  Leave Friday, Feb. 4 and return Wednesday, Feb. 9 (six-day

    --  Leave Saturday, Feb. 5 and return Wednesday, Feb. 9 (five-day

Looking for a place to stay? Unless you booked a room during the pre-season, think again about finding a place to shack-up in Jacksonville as hotel rooms are sold out. Book your hotel stay on Travelocity and get the best rooms in surrounding cities while you still can. Examples include:

    --  Daytona Beach, Fla./Ormond Beach, Fla. from $89 a night at the
        Red Carpet Inn, 50 miles from Jacksonville, Fla.

    --  Gainesville, Fla./Ocala, Fla. areas from $107 a night at the
        Econo Lodge University Gainesville, 86-100 miles from

    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 $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.

    CONTACT: Vollmer Public Relations
             Judy Haveson, 212-554-7425
             Chintan Talati, 972-488-4790

    SOURCE: Travelocity

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