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Austin, TX –, the largest online B&B directory and reservation network worldwide, is pulling out all the stops on Cyber Monday (11/30/09), with the biggest sale ever on its signature Getaway Gift Card, welcomed at more than 4000 B&Bs in the U.S. and Canada. Purchase a Getaway Gift Card from starting November 30 through December 17, and a 15% discount will be applied to all purchases of $100 or more; just enter promo code BIG15GIFT at checkout; the free shipping option is upgraded to free FedEx on orders of $100 or more. The Getaway Gift Card from is the only travel gift card offering totally free customization with your own photos, a free directory, and free shipping; there are absolutely no expiration dates, no blackout dates, no taxes or hidden fees, and no decrease in value.

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