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Priceline.com Has Easter Air/Hotel Getaways For As Little As $64 A Night


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NORWALK, CT -- March 18, 2005 -- Forget the snow and the cold. Instead, jump-start the warm-weather season with an Easter-time getaway from priceline.com(R) (Nasdaq: PCLN). Priceline.com has a broad assortment of airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, air/hotel vacation packages and cruises still available for early spring and priced to meet almost any budget.

Here’s a sampling of priceline.com Easter-time travel deals:

Airline Tickets

Examples shown below are published-price fares, which include all taxes and fees and were booked between March 9 and 15, 2005, for departure on or after March 24 and return on or before March 29, 2005. Fares are subject to availability and prices may change at any time.

-- Denver to Las Vegas $221

-- New York City to Los Angeles $325

-- New York City to Orlando $243

-- Los Angeles to Las Vegas $ 98

-- Washington, DC, to Atlanta $171

-- Newark to Atlanta $194

Vacation Packages

Priceline.com vacation package prices include round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations, plus all taxes and fees. Quoted prices are per person, double occupancy, and were available as of March 15, 2005. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice.

-- Orlando, from Boston. 7 nights, March 25 - April 1. $446 per person ($64 per night). Marriott Orlando Downtown, 3 stars.

-- New Orleans, from Atlanta. 7 nights, March 25 - April 1. $570 per person ($82 per night). Holiday Inn French Quarter, 2 stars.

-- San Francisco, from Washington, DC. 7 nights, March 25 - April 1. $709 per person ($102 per night). The Sir Francis Drake Hotel, 3 stars.

-- Phoenix, from New York. 7 nights, March 25 - April 1. $843 per person ($121 per night). Crowne Plaza, North Phoenix, 3 stars.

-- Las Vegas, from Chicago. 7 nights, March 25 - April 1. $921 per person ($132 per night). Four Queens Hotel & Casino, 3 stars.

-- Oahu, from San Francisco. 7 nights, March 25 - April 1. $1,236 per person ($177 per night). Ohana Maile Sky Court, 2 stars.

Cruises

Cruise prices do not include taxes, fees or airfare. Some sailings are eligible for additional savings, credits and cruise line-specific promotions. Availability and pricing is subject to change. Check www.priceline.com for full details.

-- Carnival Ecstacy, 5-night Western Caribbean cruise, departing Galveston for Cozumel, March 26-31, from $559 per person.

-- Carnival Fascination, 4-night Western Caribbean cruise, departing Miami for Key West and Cozumel, March 28 - April 1, from $539 per person.

-- Carnival Paradise, 4-night Baja, Mexico cruise, departing Long Beach for Catalina Island and Ensenada, March 28 - April 1, from $699 per person.

-- Norwegian Spirit, 5-night Western Caribbean cruise, departing Miami for Georgetown, Grand Cayman and Honduras, March 27 - April 1, from $729 per person.

Hotel Rooms

The following examples are successful Name-Your-Own-Price offers made by priceline.com customer between March 2, 2005 and March 14, 2005 for check-in between March 25 and 26, 2005. Prices do not include taxes and fees. Successful offers are dependent upon location and availability and there is no guarantee an offer will be accepted.

-- 3-star hotel, downtown Phoenix $75/night

-- 3-star hotel, San Francisco, Fisherman’s Wharf $90/night

-- 3-star hotel, Washington, DC, Alexandria area $55/night

-- 3-star hotel, Orlando, Sea World/Universal area $90/night

-- 3-star hotel, Los Angeles, Hollywood area $80/night

-- 4-star hotel, Chicago, N. Michigan Ave. area $85/night.

Rental Cars

The following examples are successful Name-Your-Price offers made by priceline.com customers between March 2 and 14, 2005 for pickup between March 25 and 27, 2005. Prices do not include taxes and fees. Successful offers are dependent upon location and availability and there is no guarantee an offer will be accepted.

-- Los Angeles, full-size, $18/day.

-- Phoenix, mid-size, $28/day.

-- Las Vegas, SUV, $27/day.

-- San Diego, economy, $19/day.

-- Denver, mid-size, $18/day.

-- San Francisco, economy, $19/day.

About Priceline.com

Priceline.com is a travel service that offers leisure airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises. Priceline.com also has a personal finance service that offers home mortgages, refinancing and home equity loans through an independent licensee. Priceline.com operates the retail travel Web sites Travelweb.com, ActiveReservations.com, Lowestfare.com, Rentalcars.com and Breezenet.com. Priceline.com licenses its business model to independent licensees, including pricelinemortgage and certain international licensees.



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