Travelocity.com launched this week the largest cruise sale in its history and treats members to incredible cash rewards. The leading travel Web site has teamed up in a marketing agreement with MasterCard International and major cruise lines to offer this fantastic incentive on a wide array of cruises.
Those wanting to embark on the cruise of a lifetime can book a qualifying cruise by February 28 and receive up to $150 back. Depending on the length of the cruise, cruise-goers who book their vacation on Travelocity.com will receive the following cash rewards:
* $ 25 back (3- to 6-night cruises)
* $100 back (7- to 9-night cruises)
* $150 back (10-night cruises or longer)
In addition, consumers who book any 2002 Travelocity.com cruise with a valid MasterCard card by February 28 will get $25 back through a MasterCard Gift Card to start saving for their next cruise vacation. For more information, log onto .
In addition to receiving the rewards, consumers can find cruises from as low as $279 and sail to a variety of destinations — including the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Alaska and Europe — by simply logging onto . Participating cruise lines include Carnival Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Princess Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International, Holland America and Windstar.
“Travelocity.com continues to be a leader in finding innovative ways to provide our members with good value and great service,” said Chris McAndrews, senior vice president, leisure travel and partner marketing, of Travelocity.com. “Our third annual Cruise Super Sale demonstrates our commitment to offering our members outstanding itineraries from the leading cruise lines at affordable prices.”
“This promotion is another example of how working with Travelocity.com has proven to be a great way for MasterCard to bring greater value and convenience to our cardholders,” said Fred Gore, senior vice president, MasterCard North America Acceptance. “The MasterCard Gift Card delivers a rewarding option for the cardholder.”
Travelocity.com Inc. (Nasdaq: TVLY), a database-driven travel marketing and transaction company, provides Internet and wireless reservations information for more than 700 airlines, more than 50,000 hotels and more than 50 car rental companies. In addition, Travelocity.com offers more than 6,500 vacation packages, tour and cruise departures and a vast database of destination and interest information. Travelocity.com employs more than 1,000 customer service professionals, has sold more than 20 million airline tickets and has more than 32 million registered members.
About MasterCard International
MasterCard International has a comprehensive portfolio of well-known, widely accepted payment brands including MasterCard(R), Cirrus(R) and Maestro(R). More than 1.7 billion MasterCard, Cirrus and Maestro logos are present on credit, charge and debit cards in circulation today. An association comprised of more than 20,000 member financial institutions, MasterCard serves consumers and businesses, both large and small, in 210 countries and territories. MasterCard is a leader in quality and innovation, offering a wide range of payment solutions in the virtual and traditional worlds. MasterCard’s award-winning Priceless(R) advertising campaign is now seen in 80 countries and in 40 languages, giving the MasterCard brand a truly global reach and scope. With more than 22 million acceptance locations, no card is accepted in more places and by more merchants than the MasterCard Card. At Sept. 30, 2001, gross dollar volume exceeded US$704 billion. MasterCard can be reached through its World Wide Web site at .Details