More Americans Plan to Hit the Road This Summer

               More Americans Plan to Hit the Road This Summer

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 12, 2014

NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a
global Internet media company, revealed 40% of Americans plan to take more
summer vacations this year compared with last year. More than one third (36%)
of Americans plan to take two or more vacations this summer; this is an
increase from 27% last year. A Travelzoo survey revealed short weekend road
trips are the most popular summer vacation type (57%), followed by longer
driving vacations (38%), long-haul air-travel vacations (29%) and short
air-travel vacations (18%).

"Now is the perfect time to plan a weekend road trip as AAA recently announced
that gas prices are dropping," said Gabe Saglie, senior editor for Travelzoo.
"In addition to saving on gas, we've found road trip deals that will save
travelers up to 60% on regular rates for hotels, restaurants and attractions
nationwide."

Travelzoo Deal Experts researched and published outstanding deals for popular
road trip destinations including Southern California, Chicago, New England and
Florida. Travelers can easily find and book deals through the Travelzoo
website or the free Travelzoo app for iPhone or Android.

Sample road trip deals include:

Spa Weekend - California

Hotel:      $109 -- Palm Springs 4-Diamond Resort w/Cocktails
Attraction: $85 -- The Saguaro Palm Springs: Spa Day w/Pool, Reg. $157
Dining:     $50 -- Viceroy Palm Springs: Half Off Dinner & Drinks for 2

Chic City Escape - Chicago

Hotel:      $159 & up -- Downtown Chicago 4-Star Hotel, Save 45%
Attraction: $4 -- Divvy: Bike Downtown All Summer w/24-Hour Pass
Dining:     $85 -- Yusho: Exclusive 7-Course Chef's Menu w/Cocktail

Nature Retreat – Maine

Hotel:      $99 -- Maine Seaside Escape for 2 incl. Credit, 40% Off
Attraction: $59 -- White-Water Rafting Trips thru Summer, Reg. $129

Stylish Beach Getaway - Florida

Hotel:      $215 & up -- 4-Diamond Beachfront Resort, Save 20%
Attraction: 20 Things to Do in Sarasota for $5 or Less

Additional survey statistics include:
Flying versus Driving

  o75% of Americans are willing to drive 4 or more hours for their summer
    vacations
  o44% of Americans are willing to fly 4 or more hours for their summer
    vacations
  o97% of Americans are planning a driving vacation compared with only 63% of
    Americans who are planning a flying vacation
  o55% of Americans will up to spend up to $300 on roundtrip airfare (per
    person)

Traveling With Kids versus Traveling Without Kids

  o56% of Americans with kids will not delay their summer vacation until fall
    to save money
  o78% of respondents without kids are more willing to travel in fall versus
    summer if they could save money
  o55% of Americans without kids will take a flying vacation compared with
    31% of Americans with kids
  o76% of Americans with kids are willing to drive more than 4 hours for
    vacation
  o74% of Americans without kids are willing to drive more than 4 hours for
    vacation

Survey method
Survey data was collected from 746 U.S. Internet users age 25+ who responded
to an online questionnaire on May 6 and 7, 2014.

For more information about Travelzoo and to subscribe for free, visit
www.travelzoo.com.

About Travelzoo
Travelzoo Inc. is a global Internet media company. With more than 27 million
subscribers in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific and 25 offices
worldwide, Travelzoo® publishes deals from more than 2,000 travel,
entertainment and local companies. Travelzoo Deal Experts review offers to
find the best deals and confirm their true value. In Asia Pacific, Travelzoo
is independently owned and operated by Travelzoo (Asia) Ltd. and Travelzoo
Japan K.K. under a license agreement with Travelzoo Inc.

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Media Contact:

Christie McConnell
Travelzoo, North America
(212) 484-4912
cmcconnell@travelzoo.com

SOURCE Travelzoo

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