CheapTickets Singapore rescue city workers from the monsoon rains

Press Release   •   Nov 04, 2011 17:29 +08 rescue city workers from the monsoon rains

The online travel agency recued city workers from the rain on a wet afternoon in Raffles Place yesterday as they promoted the launch of their Singapore website. The CheapTickets team, dressed up in beach attire including large inflatable’s battled the elements to promote the offerings of the new travel booking website. The team embraced the notion of philanthropy by using their many colourful umbrellas to ferry the public between the surrounding retail outlets and the MRT entrance. There were smiles all around as the grateful public remained dry under the teams shelter. The team used the opportunity to spread the word and encourage the public to take a break from work by booking a flight out of Singapore with them. has been promoting their launch competition to find 5 ambassadors for the Singapore site, each of the ‘CheapTickets Ambassadors’ and their partners will fly around Asia for free every weekend for 1 month. The competition entry can be done through the website,




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.


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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.