bastille day with voyage privé

July 12th, 2011

In celebration of Bastille Day on Thursday July 14, members-only travel flash sale site Voyage Privé is offering a set of fantastique Paris deals that will have members ready for a French Revolution of their own. But forget storming the Bastille (or any other fortress-like structure), all it takes to activate a little French independence these days is a simple click. The sale, beginning today, Tuesday, July 12, offers a savings of up to 50% on OpenSkies Business Class-only flights to Paris from Newark and Washington DC, as well as other incredible hotel and tour packages, meaning members will be living la vie en rose in high style but most importantly, at a great price…

Voyage Privé’s Parisian packages include:

  • OpenSkies flights + nights at the luxurious Warwick Westminster Opera hotel, located on the prestigious Rue de la Paix and near classic Paris spots including Place Vendôme, the Tuileries Gardens, and the Louvre, at up to 53% off
  • A tour of Paris in a vintage Citroen 2CV with wine tasting from tour operator 4 Roues Sous 1 Parapluie, at up to 35% off
  • OpenSkies flights to Paris from Newark and Washington DC, at up to 50% off

Voyage Privé is the only travel flash sale site that offers flight-only deals.  Additionally, Voyage Privé offers a flexible cancelation policy, the option of purchasing travel insurance, and an excellent customer service team available to all members by calling 1-877-456-345. Click here to join Voyage Privé.

Voyage Privé is the first and world’s leading private online travel sale site, offering members exclusive travel packages at up to 75% off.  Founded in France in 2006, Voyage Privé has since launched country-specific sites in Spain in 2008, Italy in 2009, and the UK and US in 2010.  Voyage Privé works directly with luxury travel partners to bring the highest quality travel packages and best prices to over 6.5 million members worldwide.

ideeli travel powered by voyage privé

June 22nd, 2011

ideeli, Inc. (www.ideeli.com), one of the fastest growing U.S. flash sale shopping sites, today announced the launch of ideeli travel, its enhanced travel channel.  Powered by Voyage Privé, the first and largest global private flash sale travel group, the new ideeli travel will connect members with over 100 monthly curated travel offers, all within a full-feature travel booking platform.

The new site will offer a wider selection of limited-time members-only travel offerings of up to 75% off public pricing. In addition to hotels and vacation packages across the U.S. and worldwide, the site will expand into new categories including cruises, tours, destination activities and flights.

ideeli members will enjoy:

  • Real-time booking:  Full-service booking experience and real-time availability. No coupons or vouchers: select your specific dates, length of stay and receive automated confirmation.
  • More variety: Over 100 unique, edited travel experiences each month and a greater assortment of the best domestic and international destinations and travel offerings.
  • Flexible refund/cancellation policy: including optional “cancel for any reason” travel insurance.
  • Live agent support: Including pre- and post-sale phone support from a team of travel professionals.
  • Travel editorial: Inspiration, tips and destination advice from the ideeli travel editors, including links to professional and consumer review sites.
  • Authority and authenticity:  The ideeli travel and Voyage Privé verified seal signifies that offers deliver on both value and standards.

“With this enhanced travel channel, our members will have even more opportunities to discover new destinations and experiences, with the added conveniences – like on-site booking – to make the shopping experience even easier,” said Paul Hurley, CEO and Founder of ideeli.

New sales will launch every Tuesday through Friday and will be available for 5-7 days only on www.ideeli.com

The inaugural sale week offers include:

  • Roundtrip business class airfare to Paris with or without 4-star hotel – up to 45% off.
  • New York City boutique hotel – 55% savings at this trendy 4.5-star gem one block from Times Square.
  • A Mediterranean summer cruise on Travel + Leisure’s #1 small ship cruise line – at up to 34% off.
  • Other destinations this week include top hotels, cruises and tours in Las Vegas, Mexico, Antigua, Hawaii, Italy, Greece, Phoenix, Barbados, Grenada, St. Lucia, and Peru.

“We are proud to share our expertise in online travel booking and dedication to a high quality user experience with ideeli’s members,” said Gilles Talec, CEO of Voyage Privé US. “Our travel experts have mastered the art of sourcing the best selection of travel offerings from around the world, and we are confident that ideeli members will be able to easily find – and easily book – their dream vacation with the launch of ideeli travel.”

To celebrate the new partnership and launch, ideeli is offering a $50 ideeli credit for all travel purchases of $300 or more made between now and July 5th, 2011.

To become a member of ideeli, please go to: www.ideeli.com/invite/ideelitravel

ideeli and voyage prive partner up

May 17th, 2011

ideeli, Inc. (www.ideeli.com), one of the leading flash sale shopping sites in the U.S, and Voyage Privé (www.voyageprive.com), the world’s first and largest private online travel sale site, today announced an exclusive partnership. This partnership paves the way for the launch of the largest upscale flash sale travel platform in the U.S. with a curated selection of travel offerings that will be available to ideeli’s 4 million members.

Beginning this summer, ideeli members will have access to an enhanced and co-branded travel channel on ideeli, with over 100 monthly sales curated in partnership with the expert sourcing team at Voyage Privé.  Events will feature coveted hotel, cruise and travel packages to destinations around the world.

“Our number one objective is to provide authentic value to our members,” says Paul Hurley, CEO and founder of ideeli. “Travel being a key component to our members’ lifestyle, we were looking to expand our existing travel offerings and services. Voyage Privé is without question the most respected private travel site in the world, and their global inventory, travel expertise and best-in-class customer service made it the partner of choice for ideeli.”

“We couldn’t envision a better partner in the USA,” says Gilles Talec, CEO of Voyage Privé US. “We greatly admire ideeli’s innovative approach to the flash sale segment and look forward to providing our travel expertise to their highly engaged, affluent American audience. We feel that this collaboration with the fastest growing flash sale site will certainly lead to further mutual success.”

 

About ideeli

ideeli is a leading online retailer that delivers a fun and engaging daily shopping experience with a curated selection of offerings across the categories of apparel, accessories, home, shoes, kids, travel and experiences – all available at privileged prices. Each members-only sale starts at noon ET and lasts for a limited time.  Launched in 2007 and headquartered in the Soho neighborhood of New York City, the company now has over 4 million members across the United States.

 

About Voyage Privé

Voyage Prive is the first and world’s leading private online travel sale site, offering members exclusive travel packages up to 75% off. Voyage Prive works directly with luxury travel partners to bring the highest quality travel packages and best prices to over 6 million members worldwide.

Travel providers interested in benefitting from this new partnership should contact partner@voyageprive.com

paris in a flash… a flash sale, that is

May 17th, 2011

It’s easy to book a flash sale vacation at the spur of the moment and later be burdened with astronomical airfare. Voyage Privé is adding some peace of mind to the booking process this week with a deal offering your choice of flight or flight + hotel packages to Paris.

The deal offers direct flights to Paris at up to 64% off on XL Airways France, departing from New York or Las Vegas on various travel dates between May 22 and June 5. The flights can be purchased alone or coupled with a stay at a choice of two hotels:

  • Hotel Magenta|Package includes a two-night, three-day stay with roundtrip airfare from New York on May 22 – 25 or from Las Vegas on May 26 – June 2, with discounts of up to 59%
  • Hotel Lutetia |Package includes a four-night, five-day stay with roundtrip airfare from Las Vegas between May 26 -June 2, with discounts of up to 35%

The deals, which went live today at 6 am PST, are available to Voyage Privé members until May 9, 2011. Other deals to la belle France available today on Voyage Privé include a stay at the luxurious Concorde Louvre Hotel and a tour of France beginning in Paris and continuing to the Loire Valley, the beaches of Normandy, and Mont St. Michel.

To view this week’s sales on Voyage Privé, please visit http://www.voyageprive.com/campaign/reg/paris-flight-us/alice-marshall/506.

Voyage Privé is the first and world’s leading private online travel sale site, offering members exclusive travel packages up to 75% off. Voyage Privé works directly with luxury travel partners to bring the highest quality travel packages at the best prices to over six million members worldwide; and with their high level of hands-on customer service they are dedicated to making the planning and booking process as dreamy as the destinations they showcase.

gorilla tracking through the virungas

January 21st, 2011

It’s an amazing feeling to look a 500-pound gorilla in the eye and have him stare right back. Voyage Privé is giving members a chance to experience the rare wild silverback gorillas in Rwanda with a four-night Gorilla Expedition, one of today’s new exclusive offers available on the Voyage Privé website and new iPhone app.  The expedition allows guests to follow in the footsteps of famed American zoologist Dian Fossey and includes daytrips led by expert guide Clare Richardson, the CEO of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund.

Gorilla

The Gorilla Expedition includes two full days of gorilla tracking in Rwanda’s Virunga Mountains bordering Uganda and Congo and a visit to the Karisoke Research Center to learn of Dian Fossey’s role in helping this beautiful endangered species.  Aside from gorillas, guests will also explore Rwanda by visiting the local markets of Kigali, climbing the Visoke/Muhavura volcanoes, and enjoying full room and board at the stunning Virunga Safari Lodge and five-star Kigali Serena Hotel.

The Gorilla Expedition (June 18-22, 2011) is available on Voyage Privé until midnight on January 28; rates are $4,599 per person, which includes a donation to the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund.

For full itinerary and inclusions, join Voyage Privé here or download the new Voyage Privé iPhone app.

voyage prive iphone app launches

January 13th, 2011

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2011 – Voyage Privé, the pioneer and largest private travel sale site with over six million members, announced today the introduction of the Voyage Privé iPhone App. Available to download for free at the iTunes App Store, it is the first smartphone app from a private sale site that is dedicated exclusively to travel. With the launch of the app, members can now peruse and purchase Voyage Privé’s unique travel packages, as well as app-exclusive offers, at up to 75% off directly from their iPhones.

The Voyage Privé iPhone App offers unique “app-only” features, such as

-          App-exclusive offers

-          “Select and Save” (allows members to bookmark their favorite deals before buying)

-          “Call customer service” (the tap of a button connects users to Voyage Privé’s team of agents to answer any questions that may arise during the booking process)

-          Real-time sale notifications (so that the limited-time offers won’t be missed)

-          Exclusive membership (download the app, get membership invitation)

This is in addition to the comprehensive product descriptions, photo galleries, and mapping tools that members love on the main Voyage Privé website.

The Voyage Privé iPhone App was successfully launched to its French members in November 2010.  Within two weeks of its appearance in the iTunes App Store, it was the #1 travel app in France and a top five download out of all iTunes apps in France.

“The Voyage Privé iPhone App is our latest initiative to make the highest quality travel packages more easily available in the most innovative way possible,” said Gilles Talec, the CEO of Voyage Privé US.

All travel sale information can be shared easily through Facebook, Twitter, or e-mail, and invitations can be sent directly from the App.

To download the Voyage Privé iPhone App, please visit:  http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/voyage-prive-us/id408657273?mt=8.

For exclusive membership to Voyage Privé, please join via this exclusive Alice Marshall invitation: http://www.voyageprive.com/campaign/microsite/InvitedByAliceMarshall.

cheers to voyage privé

November 23rd, 2010

We know that Voyage Privé was the pioneer in luxury travel sale sites, but it’s great to see that Condé  Nast Traveler agrees!   In the latest issue, Traveler announced that Voyage Privé was the very first “invite-only Web site” to put “grand hotels within reach of an aspirational audience.”  That audience has grown to include over six million members in France, Italy, the UK, and the United States.   For the entire article see p. 58 in the December issue, which hits newsstands this week.

For an opportunity to join Voyage Privé and enter to win a $2500 travel credit, visit the  Dream Travel Sweepstakes page.

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expert-enhanced voyage privé

November 10th, 2010

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 – Voyage Privé, the forerunner in the private travel sale industry with more than five million members, is proud to enhance its member offerings by adding an expert voice to this week’s sale selections. Hitting inboxes today is a unique Voyage Privé newsletter that features introductions to the upcoming sale offerings by guest editors from the worlds of travel, luxury, and private sales.

Johnny Jet, Founder of johnnyjet.com, Gina Pell, Co-Founder of Splendora, and Kate Thorman, Managing Editor of Jauntsetter, are the curators of the members-only flash sale site’s first guest-edited newsletter. Not only are Johnny, Gina, and Kate supporters and members of Voyage Privé, they are well known for their unique voices, eye for luxury, love of travel, and expertise in private sales – a combination that made the “expert partnership” a natural next step.

The expert-curated newsletter features a spotlight introduction on three of the week’s special deals, one penned by each guest editor.  The chosen sales are:

-   A trendy New York City jaunt at The Alex Hotel in midtown Manhattan, 45% off

-   A wildlife-filled safari adventure through Kenya from United Travel Group, 30% off

-   A luxurious escape in busy Bangkok at the Lebua at State Tower, 57% off

All packages feature the Voyage Privé seal of approval; they have been carefully selected by Voyage Privé’s team of experts and negotiated at exclusive prices up to 75% off, are unique to the site, and are guaranteed to be the best deals available at the time of sale.

For an exclusive ‘Alice Marshall’ invitation to Voyage Privé, please click here.  And don’t forget to visit Voyage Privé on Facebook and Twitter!

$2500 for travel? yes please!

November 5th, 2010

We love finding great deals in the luxury travel market, especially when it comes to exciting packaged offered on the world’s premier private travel sale site Voyage Privé.  Want to know what’s even better than purchasing a fantastic unique travel package at a great value from the website?  Voyage Privé’s new ‘Dream Travel Sweepstakes,” which offers new and existing members the opportunity to enter to win $2,500 in travel credit toward their dream vacation on Voyage Privé!

The sweepstakes launched in partnership with the trusted style and culture blog Splendora, the website behind the popular iPhone app SalesCast that curates not-to-be-missed sales from a variety of top flash sale websites including Voyage Privé.

Voyage Privé is the pioneer in members-only luxury travel sale sites, offering exclusive, top-quality travel packages to members at discounts as deep as 75%.  Vacation packages, available for up to six days, include four- and five-star caliber hotels, resorts, cruises, and tours in destinations all around the world. The sweepstakes will be live for the entire month of November and can be accessed here.

romantic travel delivered to your inbox

October 5th, 2010

 

Voyage Privé, the pioneer of the members-only flash travel sale phenomenon, has announced the launch of its very first themed sale.  This tailored sale will be revealed in Voyage Privé’s “Romance” newsletter that is due to hit members’ inboxes tomorrow Wednesday, October 6. The launch of themed newsletters is one more element of the member-focused Voyage Privé commitment to deliver the highest quality offerings to its members in new and meaningful ways.  It will be the first of its kind among US-based private travel sale sites.

The launch of the romance-themed newsletter will be in addition to Voyage Privé’s usual newsletter featuring the weekly selection of exclusive value-added offers.   Both sets of sales will include a carefully selected assortment of Voyage Privé’s four and five star caliber experiences at discounts of up to 75%.

Whether members are looking for love or looking to love the one they’re with, the romance sales launching tomorrow will allow them to…

  • Escape the everyday with an exotic island getaway at the Wailea Hotel in Maui, Hawaii
  • Snuggle up with an authentic B&B experience at the Farmhouse Inn in Napa Valley, California
  • Plan ahead for Valentine’s Day with cruises in Mexico aboard Princess Cruises’ Sapphire Princess and Cunard’s Queen Victoria ships
  • Sneak away to the Continent for a stay at the Saturnia Hotel in Venice – arguably one of the most romantic destinations in the world

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