A settlement has been proposed in a class action lawsuit. You are a member of the Certified Class if, between January 10, 2001 and May 2, 2005, you (a) were a resident of the United States, and (b) contacted Hotwire through its website (www.hotwire.com) in order to reserve hotel accommodations, and (c) received a price quote for such accommodations from Hotwire that specified a price for the accommodations plus an additional charge for “taxes and fees” or “taxes/fees,” and (d) paid Hotwire for the accommodations plus the “taxes and fees” or “taxes/fees.” The hotel accommodations that you purchased must not have been part of a “package arrangement,” meaning that it must not have included any other element of travel (such as airline tickets or a rental car), unless the price for the hotel accommodations was separately stated.
You are not a member of the Certified Class, even if you meet all of these criteria, if you are an employee or agent of Hotwire, Inc.; are the Honorable Richard A. Kramer or a member of his family; or are a governmental entity.
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YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE PROPOSED SETTLEMENT WHETHER YOU ACT OR DON’T ACT. IF YOU ARE A MEMBER OF THE PROPOSED CLASS YOU SHOULD CAREFULLY CONSIDER THE OPTIONS OUTLINED IN THE NOTICE.
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