Welcome Spring With a Green Getaway From CheapTickets(R)

Warm up with deals on flights, accommodations and vacation packages

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 29 /PRNewswire/ — This Spring, CheapTickets(R) invites travelers to embrace the first signs of life after winter by hiking among evergreens, relaxing under palm trees or enjoying the beauty of blossoming cherry trees. Through April 29, the CheapTickets “Seize the Trees” promotion — in honor of National Arbor Day — encourages consumers to shed their cabin fever by taking advantage of travel deals on flights, accommodations and vacation packages celebrating our love for the outdoors.

Consider the following spring getaway ideas:

Enjoy the natural beauty of our Nation’s Capital

Check out the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. through April 10 or marvel at the splendor of cherry trees in their natural environment during a vacation to Maryland or Kentucky:

– Four-night D.C. vacation packages departing from Chicago starting at
$471* and five-night Louisville vacation packages departing from Detroit
starting at $586*
– Flights from Dallas to Baltimore starting at $174*** and from Boston to
D.C. starting at $178***
– Accommodations at the four-star Hyatt Regency Louisville starting from
$96 nightly**

Explore the mountains with an evergreen vacation

The fresh crisp scent of evergreens is enough to make any vacation an invigorating escape. Head to the mountains of Colorado, Utah or New Mexico with these travel deals from CheapTickets:

– Five-night Albuquerque vacation packages departing from San Francisco
starting at $465*
– Flights from Minneapolis to Denver starting at $154*** and from Houston
to Albuquerque starting at $258***
– Accommodations at the four-star Hotel Teatro in Denver starting from
$169 nightly** and the four-star Hotel Monaco in Salt Lake City starting
from $179 nightly**

Watch the Northeast come alive with a maple leaf getaway

With winter finally drawing to a close, the maple trees embellishing the Northeast have begun to show signs of renewed life. Plan a scenic vacation to Connecticut, Massachusetts or New York and enjoy a rustic getaway:

– Five-night New York City vacation packages departing from Dallas
starting from $693*
– Flights from San Diego to Boston starting at $228*** and from Ft.
Lauderdale to New York starting at $143***
– Accommodations at the three-star Wellington Hotel in New York City
starting from $144 nightly**

Plan a redwood-inspired West coast excursion

Whether enjoying the splendor of a national park like Yosemite or driving up the lush Pacific coast through northern California, Oregon and Washington, redwoods serve as a beautiful backdrop for any vacation. CheapTickets redwood inspired deals include:

– Four-night San Francisco vacation packages departing from Chicago
starting from $404*
– Flights from New York City to Portland starting at $204*** and from Los
Angeles to Seattle starting at $184***
– Accommodations at the four-star Governor Hotel in Portland starting from
$128 nightly**

Take a tropical trip palm tree style

This Spring, head to a tropical location such as Florida, Hawaii, Mexico or southern California and bask in the sun or enjoy the shade under the leaves of a palm tree. CheapTickets Arbor Day tropical getaways include:

– Five-night Honolulu vacation packages departing from Los Angeles
starting from $741*
– Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego starting at $178*** and from
Detroit to Miami starting at $208***
– Accommodations at the four-star Sheraton Buganvilias Resort & Convention
Center in Puerto Vallarta starting from $96 nightly**

For more information on these deals and other spring getaways during the “Seize the Trees” promotion, visit http://www.cheaptickets.com/ .

***Airfare Offer Details: Airfares quoted include a $6 booking fee, fuel surcharges and other non-governmental charges and fees, but do not include: (i) Passenger Facility Charges, from $1-$18, depending on itinerary; (ii) $3.20 federal excise tax per domestic flight segment (takeoff/landing); (iii) $2.50 September 11th Security Fee per enplanement ($10 maximum); and (iv) if applicable, depending on itinerary (a) for domestic segments to/from Alaska/Hawaii, a $7.00 International Travel Facilities Tax (applies only for departures); and (b) international fees and taxes up to approximately $200. Some itineraries require paper tickets. Shipping fees start at $19.99. Airfares valid on select fares, subject to availability and not guaranteed until ticketed. Fares quoted are round-trip, coach class, per adult and apply to US point-of-sale and point-of-ticketing only. Limited time offer (void where prohibited by law). Other restrictions/requirements/rules may apply (including blackout dates).

**Hotel Offer Details: Rates are per room, per night (double occupancy), subject to availability and not guaranteed until confirmed. Applicable hotel taxes, surcharges, and fees are not included.

*Vacation Package Offer Details: Domestic vacation packages are per person and include round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations (double occupancy), and compact rental car; minimum travel party of two required. International vacation packages include round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations (double occupancy); minimum travel party of two required; US point-of-sale and point- of-ticketing only. Total Vacation Package price will be clearly displayed to you prior to purchase. Limited time offer is subject to (i) change without notice and (ii) availability (advance reservation is required).

About CheapTickets

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