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  • has expanded its cell phone services for customers traveling overseas. Drivers in , , , Europe and the now have the option of renting a cell phone prior to their departure when booking a car.
  • Midwest Express has expanded its frequent-flier partnership with Airways. Travelers can earn Midwest Express Frequent Flyer miles when traveling on Virgin Atlantic, and Virgin Atlantic flying club members can earn Virgin flying club miles for on Midwest Express or Skyway Airlines, The Midwest Express Connection.
  • restaurant reservations network is now available in Boston; Chicago; Los Angeles; ; ; Seattle; Vail, Colorado; and Washington, DC. It enables diners to search for reservation availability by cuisine type or neighborhood, get instant confirmation, relay special instructions to the restaurant, invite guests via the and view maps online. The service is free to diners, and reservations made online are instantly confirmed.

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