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Travelocity Preferred Members Enjoy a New Perk: Luggage Delivery By Sports Express

| Travelocity

DURANGO, Colo., Aug 20, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ — In a move that is sure to have luggage-laden travelers kicking up their heels, Sports Express, the nation’s premier luggage and sports equipment delivery service, announced its partnership with Travelocity(R) to offer its Preferred members a truly hassle-free travel experience.

Sports Express arranges for travelers’ luggage and sports gear to be picked up at their home or other location and delivered directly to their destination. There’s no waiting in long baggage check and security lines, no anxiety over lost luggage, no excess baggage fees, and no lugging of heavy bags through endless airport corridors. Door-to-door luggage delivery is the ultimate relief for today’s weary traveler.

“Luggage and sports equipment delivery is convenient, saves time, and can even save travelers money. Travelocity’s customers are going to love traveling this way,” said Joseph “Jay” Marqua, CEO of Sports Express. “Travelocity is committed to providing its customers with a menu of the best travel services available, and this is a perfect fit. With Sports Express, travelers get door-to-door luggage delivery on time and guaranteed.”

To ensure this promise, Sports Express employs a highly trained team of Travel Concierges(TM), who practice the art of Extreme Service(TM). By using state-of-the-art monitoring systems, they proactively watch over each piece of baggage and guarantee accurate, on-time delivery. Sports Express Travel Concierges are available seven days a week to book orders and provide support.

Members of Travelocity’s Preferred program, a top tier customer program, will be eligible for a free service upgrade when they book any two-day or overnight luggage delivery through Travelocity. Preferred members can learn more or get an instant price quote by visiting

Sports Express serves all destinations in the continental U.S., Hawaii and Alaska, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. International deliveries are available to and from Ireland, the U.K., Canada and France.

About Sports Express

Sports Express is based in Durango, Colorado and Houston, Texas, and has built the most powerful Web-based reservation engine in the world for luggage and sports equipment delivery. Additional information can be found at

About Travelocity

Travelocity, a Sabre Holdings company, (NYSE: TSG) pioneered the online travel space and continues to be the most popular travel service on the Web. With 40 million members, Travelocity is the seventh largest travel agency in the United States.

About Sports Express
Sports Express was founded in 1999 to alleviate the troubles caused by traveling with sports equipment such as skis, snowboards, golf clubs, bikes and of course luggage too. Over the past 15 years Sports Express has evolved to meet the demands of a challenging travel environment and today Sports Express remains one of the most trusted luggage delivery providers worldwide. Improve the way you travel by having your skis or golf clubs delivered. There's nothing more liberating than traveling luggage free to virtually any destination worldwide with our reliable luggage and golf club shipping service.