Hotels.com and StubHub Release College Bowl Game Guide Fans Can Still Find Affordable Tickets and Hotel Rates for Top Bowl Games PR Newswire DALLAS, Dec. 18, 2012 DALLAS, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --College football bowl season is upon us, and while fans know where their favorite teams are playing, many may not know they can still score great deals to join in the revelry. Hotels.com and StubHub have teamed up to offer a college bowl game guide to help fans watch the game from a stadium seat instead of a couch. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121218/DA31272) While tickets to the championship game may be outside the budget of most – currently selling at an average of $1,929– fans can still grab reasonably priced tickets to many of the bowl season's marquee matchups and hotel deals to match. Host City: Jacksonville, Jacksonville may host the bowl game with the best Fla. value, as fans can purchase tickets for as low as $2.35 and lodging along the city's picturesque Game Day: January 1 riverfront for about $150 per night. The Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville Downtown/Southbank (4.3 Min. StubHub Ticket Hotels.com guest review rating) is minutes from the Price: $2.35 riverwalks and has rooms from $142, while the riverfront Omni Jacksonville Hotel (4.5 guest Avg. StubHub Ticket rating) offers rooms from $151 and is right across Price: $43 the street from the Jacksonville Landing shopping and dining center. Host City: Pasadena, Pasadena has limited room availability with the Calif. Granddaddy of Them All coming to town, but fans can still find rooms in at the Hilton Pasadena (4.0 Game Day: January 1 guest rating) starting at $259. Nearby areas such as Min. StubHub Ticket Glendale, Calif. – situated approximately seven Price: $125 miles from the stadium – also have availability, Avg. StubHub Ticket with rooms at the Days Inn Glendale (3.8 guest Price: $313 rating) starting at $144. Host City: Orlando, Fla. Just 1.5 miles from the site of the bowl game, the Crowne Plaza Orlando-Downtown offers some of the Game Day: January 1 best downtown rates (starting at $130) and great value with a guest rating of 4.0. Fans traveling Min. StubHub Ticket with a companion who's more interested in relaxation Price: $18 time than the football game can take to the Excellent-rated (4.5) Grand Bohemian Orlando, Avg. StubHub Ticket Autograph Collection, which features a full-service Price: $101 spa and heated outdoor pool (rooms from $269) just two miles from the stadium. Host City: New Orleans, If you want to stay within a half-mile of the La. action, get a room from $182 at the Holiday Inn New Game Day: January 2 Orleans - Downtown Superdome (4.0 guest rating). The Min. StubHub Ticket French Quarter also offers many hotel properties Price: $41 centrally located between the stadium and the night Avg. StubHub Ticket life of Bourbon Street, including the Royal Sonesta Price: $171 with rooms from $219 (4.5 guest rating). While tickets for the big game may be difficult to Host City: Miami, Fla. come by, Miami's other major bowl game features some of the most affordable prices currently available. Game Day: January 1 Fans seeking the most value need look no further than the Outstanding-rated (4.6) Holiday Inn Express Min. StubHub Ticket Pembroke Pines-Sheridan Street, which offers rooms Price: $14 from $135 and is within eight miles of the stadium. Those wanting to be in the middle of entertainment Avg. StubHub Ticket and nightlife options can check out the Seminole Price: $60 Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for rooms from $399 (4.4 guest rating), which is located seven miles from the stadium in Davie, Fla. Room availability within a couple miles of the Host City: Glendale, stadium is very limited, but fans traveling in from Ariz. Oregon and Kansas can take advantage of a number of affordable and luxurious options within Glendale's Game Day: January 3 surrounding areas. Within seven miles of the stadium, the western part of Phoenix has a number of Min. StubHub Ticket rooms under $100, including the Excellent-rated Price: $140 (4.0) Red Roof Inn Phoenix West ($65). Golf enthusiasts can take advantage of the area's Avg. StubHub Ticket renowned courses within six miles of the stadium by Price: $254 visiting the Wigwam Resort (4.4 guest rating), which offers three 8-hole championship golf courses and rooms from $169. Host City: Arlington, Fans from both sides of the Red River will be Texas converging upon the Dallas area and there are a number of available rooms within two miles of the Game Day: January 4 stadium. The Hyatt Place Dallas/North Arlington/Grand Prairie (4.4 guest rating) offers Min. StubHub Ticket rooms from $259 and the Residence Inn by Marriot Price: $87 (SRO) Arlington (4.3 guest rating) has rooms from $199. Hotels near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Avg. StubHub Ticket which have the second-best average Hotels.com guest Price: $399 review rating among the nation's busiest airports, also present great value. Ticket prices and room rates are accurate as of December 17, 2012. Some hotel properties may require a minimum night stay. To access the latest bowl game ticket prices, visit www.StubHub.com. To find your perfect place for the game, visit www.hotels.com. Press contacts: Pat Burek – Finn Partners for Hotels.com Phone: (212) 715-1542 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @finnpartners Taylor L. Cole, APR Hotels.com North America Phone: (469) 335-8442 Email: email@example.com Twitter: @taylorlc About Hotels.com^® Hotels.com is a leading online accommodation booking brand. Through its global network of websites, Hotels.com, LP connects travelers with over 160,000 properties around the world, ranging from international chains and all-inclusive resorts to local favorites and bed & breakfasts, together with all the information needed to book the perfect stay. Hotels.com, LP benefits from one of the largest hotel contracting teams in the industry, obtaining the best rates for its customers, and offers frequent sales, special deals and promotions. There are more than 7 million Guest Reviews on the websites from users who have actually stayed in the hotels to ensure customers can make an informed choice when booking. Through Hotels.com, LP's industry-leading loyalty program Welcome Rewards^®, customers can earn a free night for every 10 nights stayed at more than 85,000 hotels. Under its Price Match Guarantee, if a customer can find the same deal for less on a prepaid hotel, Hotels.com, LP will refund the difference.Travelers can book online or by contacting one of the multilingual call centers. Special apps for mobile phones and tablets can also be downloaded at www.hotels.com/deals/mobile_app/ enabling customers to book on the go with access to 20,000 last minute deals. Hotels.com publishes an award-winning twice-yearly review of international hotel room price trends called the Hotels.com Hotel Price Index™, which is now produced in 31 individual country editions, with North American data available at www.hotel-price-index.com. Follow Hotels.com on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Hotels.comUS, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/hotelsdotcom and on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/hotelsdotcom. 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Hotels.com and StubHub Release College Bowl Game Guide
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