Priceline name your own Price Vacation Packages

Name Priceline your own price holiday packages

Priceline.com Launches 866-PRICELINE Phone Reservation Service for Holiday Packages and Hotel Rooms (NASDAQ:PCLN) NORWALK, Conn. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 5, 2005--Priceline. com (Nasdaq: PCLN) today announces the introduction of 866-PRICELINE - a toll-free phone booking solution that allows clients to buy holiday packages and rooms 24/7.

This new phone support is an extension to Priceline.com's web-based booking solutions.

Priceline.com's holiday package services allow the customer to select the desired property and check the total price before making a decision to buy. priceline.com's hotelservice allows clients to select from a wide range of properties around the globe, each with its own advertised price. To make lower purchases, clients can go live at www.priceline.com and use priceline.com's name Your Own PriceĀ® Hotelservice.

"We are delighted to be able to offer our clients this new phone booking option," said Chris Soder, Executive Vice President, Travel Services at com. Our phone agents will help clients to put together a tailor-made holiday packages with the desired hotels and desired flight as well as an additional hire vehicle. Our hotelservice allows our agents to find exactly the right hotels for their clients, or they can help with proposals and rates for a specific town and area.

Here, too, the customer selects exactly the right accommodation. "Priceline.com's published-price hotelservice, available through 866-PRICELINE, serves over 60,000 properties worldwide. The customer can choose exactly the desired accommodation, data, room types and facilities. A guarantee is given for all 866-PRICELINE room bookings, which are immediately transferred to the main booking system of the chosen city.

The $200 saving is due to an in-house survey that compares the price of two travellers who book a single trip and a single room together. com's Vacation Packages to book the same room and a similar route (same trip data and departure and arrival destinations) on priceline.com individually.

This holiday package saved up to $200 compared to the same price per room in the same airport and route. Priceline.com is a tourism website offering airfare, accommodation, car hire, holiday packages and cruise holidays. Priceline.com has recently extended its offering so that clients can now choose from a wide range of available scheduled airfares, accommodation, car hire and packages at available rates or, for lower cost reductions, use com's Your Own Price to meet their travelling needs.

Priceline.com also has a private financial facility offering mortgage, refinance and home ownership credit through an independant notary. Priceline.com runs one of the fastestgrowing hotels in Europe through Activehotels.com, Activereservations.com, Bookings. net and priceline.co.uk. We also operate the following websites:

Priceline.com licences its operating models to unrelated licencees, with mortgages and certain cross-border licencees included.

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