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Austin, TX – Shopping for the hard-to-please mom is difficult enough, but the toughest challenge is finding the right gift for your mother-in-law or step-mother. Given that one good deed deserves a mother, give the gift that every mom wants: a getaway to her choice of 4,000 B&Bs in the U.S States and Canada. The Getaway Gift Card from is perfect for the most discerning moms — those with everything but time to relax. Last-minute shoppers will love the fact that cards can be personalized with a choice of designs or your photo of mom and her loved ones, uploaded to and printed off your computer in minutes or ordered by calling 800-GO-B-AND-B. Starting April 1, take 10% off your gift card purchase of $100 or more, now through Mother’s Day; simply enter promo code BBMOM10.

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About, based in Austin, Texas, is a leading specialty travel website with detailed information on more than 11,000 bed-and-breakfast properties worldwide. The site helps travelers find the ideal B&B or small inns through informative descriptions, photos and more than 100,000 consumer reviews, and make confirmed reservations instantly at nearly 2,000 properties. In addition, offers gift cards welcomed at more than 4,000 B&Bs in the United States and Canada, with no restrictions or blackout dates. The company also operates RezOvation, the industry leader in property management systems, online reservations, website design and internet marketing for the inn and B&B market. is owned and operated by HomeAway, Inc., the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals, representing more than 475,000 paid vacation rental home listings across 120 countries.

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