SOURCE: OneTravel

September 27, 2010 10:00 ET

OneTravel Launches New Blog & iPhone App Contest

"OneTravel iPhone Travel App" Contest Starts Tuesday, September, 28th on the OneTravel Blog

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - September 27, 2010) -  OneTravel, one of the nation's oldest and most recognized travel sites, announces its latest endeavor, the OneTravel Blog, which officially launched on August 12, 2010. Readers can find valuable travel information, news, planning tips, and fun things to do while on vacation. Key features include:

  • Immediate searching and booking for flights, hotels and cars
  • OneTravel Featured Travel Deals
  • City Spotlight Daily Specials
  • News and Feature Articles
  • Reader Comments
  • Option to receive blog posts via email or RSS feed

In celebration of the new blog (http://blog.onetravel.com/), OneTravel is launching a "OneTravel iPhone Travel App" contest with two Grand Prizes to be given away just for interacting with OneTravel's Wanderlust iPhone travel application.

From Tuesday, September 28th through Thursday, October 28th customers who download or upgrade Wanderlust and enter the contest via the in-app entry form will have a chance to win two roundtrip tickets to Brazil (courtesy of TAM airlines). Also, customers who make an airfare purchase during the promotional period directly from the Wanderlust application will be entered for a chance to win two roundtrip tickets to South Africa (courtesy of South African Airways).

Winners will be announced on the OneTravel Blog 7-10 days after the contest period ends.

Wanderlust features a simple user interface to easily find great flights and book them directly on the iPhone or iPod Touch via the application. Powerful sorting and filtering of search results paired with user-friendly features, like prominent displays, enables simple comparisons of flight options and ensures that users get the best priced airfares in a practical format. In addition, Wanderlust allows users to:

  • Search for one-way, round-trip, or multi city flight options
  • Find great airfares sorted for adults, seniors, children, and infants
  • Browse economy, business, and first class fares
  • Expanded search to find flights near desired departure and/or destination
  • Book flights securely and conveniently from anywhere
  • Manage and e-mail booked flight itineraries
  • Find contact information for hundreds of airlines
  • Create profiles for multiple billing/shipping addresses (personal, work, etc.)
  • Set up travel details including seat/meal preferences, frequent flyer numbers, special services and more

Wanderlust requires a US or Canada billing address and credit card for bookings. Learn more about Wanderlust and contest rules at OneTravel.

ABOUT OneTravel

OneTravel offers flights, hotels, and packages to top destinations throughout the world. Launched in the mid-nineties in a barn in Pennsylvania, OneTravel has grown to be one of best recognized online travel brands in the US and internationally. This top online travel provider is celebrated for its incredibly low airfares, last minute flight deals, cheap business class flights and affordable first class fares, discount hotels, the best car rental deals and attractive vacation packages all year round. Recently, we have added 84,000 negotiated hotel rates to our offering.

Contact Information

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