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Cyber Monday Alert: Orbitz and Visa Checkout Give Travelers $100 Off Hotel Stays Starting at 11:00 AM EST Today

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com today announced the company's biggest Cyber Monday travel deal ever. Starting Monday at 11 a.m. EST, Orbitz and Visa Checkout are picking up the tab on over $1 million of hotel savings by giving travelers $100 off the final price when booking a qualifying Orbitz hotel using Visa Checkout, an easy way to pay online from Visa.1 Tens of thousands of hotels are eligible in destinations across the globe.

To get this exclusive Orbitz and Visa Checkout Cyber Monday offer, sign up for Visa Checkout at www.orbitz.com/visacheckout and get ready for super hotel savings. Get this deal while supplies last using promotion code 'VISACHECKOUT' and complete travel by June 30, 2015. Look for the "Promo Code Eligible" designation when searching for a hotel to find participating properties.

Sample Orbitz hotel savings using Visa Checkout:2

Pre-Holiday in Orlando
Hotel: International Palms Resort and Casino
Travel Dates: Dec. 20-21 (one-night)
Total Orbitz Price: $110.76
Price with Cyber Monday Discount: $10.76

Christmas in Phoenix
Hotel: Clarendon Hotel and Spa
Travel Dates: Dec. 24-26 (two-nights)
Total Orbitz Price: $214.88
Price with Cyber Monday Discount: $114.88

New Year's Eve in Chicago
Hotel: Club Quarters Wacker at Michigan
Travel Dates: Dec. 31 – Jan. 1 (one-night)
Total Orbitz Price: $150.16
Price with Cyber Monday Discount: $50.16

Valentine's Day/President's Day Weekend Getaway in Las Vegas
Hotel: Palms Casino Resort
Travel Dates: Feb. 13 – 16 (three-nights)
Total Orbitz Price: $400.20
Price with Cyber Monday Discount: $300.20

More Holiday Savings

In addition to the Orbitz and Visa Checkout Cyber Monday deal, Orbitz is alleviating the baggage fee pain point for holiday travelers with the return of the "Zap That Bag Fee" promotion. Orbitz Rewards loyalty members who purchase their flight through Orbitz can activate the "Zap that Bag Fee" feature on the Orbitz app and simply upload an image of their checked baggage fee receipt to earn $25 in Orbucks through Dec. 31, 2014.3

1Available only while supplies last. Discount applies to prepaid PROMO CODE ELIGIBLE stay of $100 or more from 12/1/14-6/30/15. Most major chains excluded. See full terms: orbitz.com/visacheckout.

2Sample rates shown were accurate and available on Orbitz.com on 12/1/14 on the dates specified and may not represent current prices because our real-time pricing booking engine is constantly updating prices and availability. Prices shown are based on double-occupancy, include applicable taxes and fees, and will vary by travel date, city, length of stay, hotel selected, hotel room category, and availability. Hotels may charge resort fees upon check-in. "Price with Cyber Monday Discount" includes $100 promotion credit.

3See full terms: www.orbitz.com/rewards/zapthatbagfee

About Orbitz.com

Orbitz.com is a leading travel website that enables consumers to search for and book a broad range of hotels, flights, car rentals, cruises, vacation packages and destination activities. Since launching in June 2001, Orbitz.com has become one of the world's largest online travel sites. Orbitz.com now offers the groundbreaking Orbitz Rewards loyalty program—the only program where customers can earn rewards immediately on flights, hotels and packages, and redeem instantly on tens of thousands of hotels worldwide. Use the Orbitz Rewards Visa® Card to earn even more rewards. Orbitz.com is the #1 way to book travel on mobile devices, be it using our apps (get them at www.orbitz.com/mobile) or our smartphone-optimized website (m.orbitz.com), both of which are tailored for smartphones and tablets. The Orbitz app won the 2014 Appy Award for best travel app. Orbitz also ranks #1 in Online Travel Website Customer Satisfaction in the 2014 American Customer Satisfaction Index. Follow Orbitz on Facebook, Twitter and through the Orbitz Travel Blog. Orbitz.com is operated by Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW).

About Orbitz Worldwide

Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) is a leading global online travel company using technology to transform the way consumers around the world plan and purchase travel. Orbitz Worldwide operates the consumer travel planning sites Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), ebookers (www.ebookers.com), HotelClub (www.hotelclub.com) and CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com). Also within the Orbitz Worldwide family, Orbitz Partner Network (www.orbitz.com/OPN) delivers private label travel technology solutions to a broad range of partners including some of the world`s largest airlines and travel agencies, and Orbitz for Business (www.orbitzforbusiness.com) delivers managed travel solutions for companies of all sizes. Orbitz Worldwide makes investor relations information available at investors.orbitz.com.

CONTACT: Marita Hudson Thomas, +1-312-260-8304, marita.thomas@orbitz.comSource:Orbitz Worldwide