CheapTickets Singapore launches in Singapore

Press Release   •   Nov 04, 2011 17:15 +08, the online travel agency is expanding into the South East Asian market by first launching into Singapore offers 24/7 access to the cheapest flights in town through a quick and easy online booking system. The website will also offer budget airlines to serve the travel hungry market of Singapore as well as Last Minute flights for those wanting to get away at short notice with the best prices. They offer a wide variety of hotels and will have hotel and flight packages available to make consumer’s holidays even easier. is introducing themselves to the market through a fun and exciting marketing campaign with an island wide media presence including buses, trains, newspapers and radio.

The launch is supported by an exclusive contest for consumers to win the chance to become an ‘Ambassador’ for the brand. The 5 ‘ Ambassadors’ and their chosen partners will be flown throughout Asia every weekend for a month, documenting their holiday and experiences across a host of social media channels.

The launch campaign is centred on the brand’s mascot ‘Carrie’ who self proclaims she is ‘Proud to be cheap’. Carrie is cool, smart and sassy, always looking out for the best deals so consumers don’t have to pay more than they have to for flights.  Carrie will head each of the brands launch initiatives to drive traffic to the website to garner bookings to worldwide destinations.

A physical presence for the launch will be held this week around Raffles Place where representatives for the brand will be engaging the business district lunch crowds as well as entertaining them with the brand’s sense of humour.

CheapTickets have just opened offices in Thailand and Hong Kong. Offices in Indonesia, the Philippines, India and China are to be opened in the near future.   



CheapTickets is part of the global online company, Travix based in the Netherlands, which manages an extensive portfolio of travel-focused websites operating under the brand names BudgetAir, Flugladen, Vayama, CheapTickets and Vliegwinkel. Travix operates its five brands in 15 countries; employs 375 staff; and combined sales in excess of US $1Billion.

CheapTickets provides a wide selection of cheap flights and fares to worldwide destinations. All flights can be searched and booked directly online. Not only are scheduled flights displayed, flights on Low Cost Carriers are also offered within the same search results. Everything can be booked and paid in 5 easy steps.

Along with a wide selection of flights and fares, CheapTickets provides you with the best deals on hotels. Whether assistance is needed before, during, or after booking, CheapTickets Customer Support Team are available to help with your questions or concerns around the clock.

Travix is part of BCD Holdings based in the Netherlands. Part of BCD Holdings N.V. is also well known brand BCD Travel which focuses on corporate travel. BCD Holdings N.V is a market leader in the travel industry. The Dutch, privately owned company was founded in 1975 by John Fentener van Vlissingen and consists of BCD Travel (global corporate travel management), Travix (online travel: CheapTickets, Vliegwinkel, BudgetAir and Vayama), Park 'N Fly (off-airport parking), TRX (travel transaction processing and data integration), Airtrade (consolidating and fulfillment), VakantieXperts (leisure) ,Parkmobile International (mobile parking and traffic applications) and easytobook (hotel on line website). BCD Holdings employs approximately 13,500 people and operates in more than 90 countries with total sales, including franchising, of US$20.3 billion.


Isabel Gonzalez

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Singapore, 079912

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CheapTickets is part of the international travel company BCD holdings N.V. which operates localized websites for travelers in The Netherlands, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Thailand, and Hong Kong. Other on-line travel agencies brandnames owned by the company are Vliegwinkel, Flugladen, BudgetAir and Vayama.