Win a Trip to Paris and Tickets to the 1998 World Cup Finals From Microsoft and CBS Sportsline

Win a Trip to Paris and Tickets to the 1998 World Cup Finals From Microsoft and CBS Sportsline

REDMOND, Wash., May 19, 1998 — Today through June 11, visitors to the Expedia
.com travel service can register for a chance to win a trip to Paris for the World Cup Soccer finals in July with the Get a Kick out of Paris Sweepstakes! Imagine being at the world’s most exciting playoffs in the world’s most exciting city, all courtesy of the world’s leading online travel service –

What You Win

  • Two round-trip airline tickets to Paris

  • World Cup tickets for two on July 11, 1998 – third-place match

  • World Cup tickets for two on July 12, 1998 – final match

  • Seven nights of first-class accommodations at The Hotel Concorde La Fayette from July 6 through July 13, 1998 (double occupancy)

  • First-class all-day tour of champagne country on July 9, 1998

  • First-class half-day tour of Versailles on July 10, 1998

  • Eurailpass for two with three-day, first-class transfers

  • Round-trip luxury airport transportation for two via Mercedes-Benz to and from the hotel

To Register

The winner will be selected June 12. Check out ( paris.asp for complete details or write to
“Get a Kick out of Paris Sweepstakes,”
6340 N.W. Fifth Way, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309*.


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