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Orbitz.com Mobile App Bookers Get Exclusive Discounts of Up to 15 Percent Off Rental Cars

CHICAGO, April 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com today announced the expansion of its Mobile Steals program, which offers mobile-only hotel deals, to now include exclusive discounts of up to an additional 15 percent off car rentals. Orbitz Mobile Steals for car rentals can be booked in hundreds of destinations worldwide at both airport and non-airport locations and are available on the award-winning Orbitz.com mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Amazon Fire.

To find thousands of exclusive, Orbitz.com app-only car deals look for the "Mobile Steals" icon when doing a car rental search.

"Nearly 30 percent of all Orbitz.com car rental bookings are now made on mobile devices with half being last-minute bookings made on the same day of pick-up or the prior day," said Chris Brown, chief product officer for Orbitz.com. "Expanding our Mobile Steals program to include car rentals is a great value to partners and consumers – pairing our fast growing audience of last-minute, mobile-savvy consumers with great deals on the go."

Orbitz Mobile Steals originally launched in 2011 with hotel deals in 50 popular destinations. The program quickly grew and now includes deals of up to 50 percent off thousands of hotels in hundreds of destinations across the globe. Orbitz Mobile Steals for hotels can be booked across all Orbitz mobile platforms and apps.

About Orbitz.com

Orbitz.com is a 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 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. 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 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 (orbitz.com), ebookers (ebookers.com), HotelClub (hotelclub.com) and CheapTickets (cheaptickets.com). Also within the Orbitz Worldwide family, Orbitz Partner Network (orbitzpartnernetwork.com) delivers private label travel technology solutions to a broad range of partners including some of the world's largest airlines, bank loyalty programs and travel agencies, and Orbitz for Business (orbitzforbusiness.com) delivers managed travel solutions for companies of all sizes. Orbitz Worldwide makes investor relations information available at investors.orbitz.com.

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