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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 5, 2008
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The perfect gift for your busy adult children, The Getaway Gift Card from will light up their faces with smiles, just like those Christmas mornings when they were kids.

Austin, TX – Remember your delight in playing Santa to young children? They’d come bounding down the stairs on Christmas morning, jumping for joy at the sight of presents under the tree. The children may be older now, and the “Santa Myth” busted, but it’s never too late to rekindle that joy of Christmas morning with the perfect gift. This year, give the gift of a B&B getaway to your hard-working adult children, who have no time to relax, The Getaway Gift Card from offers beleaguered parents just the break they need, and makes the perfect easy, no-hidden-fees gift for Santa. Combine a personalized photo of the kids (at no additional charge, unlike other gift cards) with an offer to babysit, and you’ve got the gift that will also have adult children jumping for joy. 

This holiday season, savvy gift card shoppers are turning to The Getaway Gift Card from What sets it apart from other gift cards is not only that it’s welcome at nearly 4,000 B&Bs across the United States and Canada, but there are absolutely no fees, no taxes, no expiration or blackout dates, and free shipping is always available. Instant online buying means that shoppers can give a no-strings gift that offers complete flexibility. Add a customized photo of you and the grandchildren, and you have the perfect gift that’s tailored to fit. No other gift card offers free customization with the buyer’s photo. gift cardThe Getaway Gift Card from is conveniently sold online in any amount from $25 to $2,000, and in $50 and $100 denominations in thousands of retail stores. For online purchasing, visit to buy a customized gift card, complete with a personalized message and choice of design. Choose from a variety of pre-set designs or upload your own photo. It’s the perfect gift for everyone you know who needs a break. Imagine an adorable photo of the grandchildren waving goodbye to Mom and Dad while they head off for their B&B getaway.

Save on gas and time you’d use to go to the mall; order from your own computer or call 800-GO-B-AND-B. Gift cards can be printed instantly online or mailed from in foil-lined envelopes with a free 64-page directory, a $5.95 value. Free shipping is always available, including free FedEx on orders of $100 or more.

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To learn more about The Getaway Gift Card from and nearly 7,000 other perfect choices for your next B&B getaway, visit, the leading online bed and breakfast directory and reservation network worldwide. A variety of search functions and extensive maps enable inngoers to find the perfect B&B. Travelers can make reservations online, purchase The Getaway Gift Card from, welcomed at nearly 4,000 B&Bs in the U.S. and Canada, read up-to-date trip reports on The Blog, read and write independent reviews, and post questions on expert-hosted message boards.

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