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News release launches on 3, the video mobile network

Browse travel and holiday bargains on your video mobile

July 28 2003

3 UK, the video mobile company, has partnered with, Europe's leading online travel agency, to launch a unique service on its network. This new service will allow 3 customers to search for great deals on holidays and lifestyle products and research travel information from their 3 video mobiles.

The partnership is the first time that consumer content has been prepared and published on the network independent from 3 - the content is hosted and sourced by The deals are constantly updated, enabling customers to get the latest offers while on the move.

The service, available through 3, offers quick solutions and great value on everything from package holidays to flights, hotels, city breaks, restaurants, going out and gifts. Fancy a trip abroad but don't have the time to get to your PC? With 3 and customers can plan a trip to Barbados or Berlin while they are heading for home in a taxi, lounging in the park or larking about on the town with their mates - all via their 3 video mobile.

Graeme Oxby, 3 UK, Marketing Director said, "This is the first consumer service that we've offered to our customers that is prepared and managed by a partner. This is an important milestone for 3, as our customers will be accessing a greater range and choice of services direct from 3 partners. With this agreement's comprehensive range of information, services and deals are now accessible to our customers, this means you can choose your hotel, restaurant, or holiday all from one of our video mobiles."

Andrew Windsor, Group Commercial Director, said, "The partnership with 3 continues's commitment to ensuring that we can make our service available to customers on the communications device which suits them best. Customers make impulse decisions all the time and now we have the deals and functionality to allow them to make the most of the service from their mobile phones."

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For further information please contact:

3 UKJoe Public
020 7010 93120208 434 5555

About 3

Hutchison 3G UK Limited delivers video mobile services under the 3 brand in the UK, offering a convergence of media, information and telephony to enable live video calls, multimedia content and entertainment while on the move.

3 services are also available from sister companies in Australia, Austria, Italy and Sweden.

For further information, please visit:

About is one of Europe's leading online retailers offering lifestyle products. Based on the idea of matching supply and demand, it offers consumers last minute opportunities to acquire airline tickets, hotel rooms, package holidays, entertainment tickets, restaurant reservations and home delivery, speciality services, gifts and auctions.

Operating across 12 countries (United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Spain, The Netherlands, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Japan), has established approximately 15,000 supplier relationships and over 7 million subscribers to its weekly newsletter. also owns and operates online brands, and in the UK and, and in Europe and has a stake in the online vehicle for Lufthansa City Center in Germany.

More information available at

For further information, please contact:
Rebecca Woodward
Tel: 020 7539 2621

Biss Lancaster Euro RSCG, on behalf of