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Dan Ward Send "Live with Regis and Kelly" Viewers Anywhere in the World with "Live's Out of Control February Fantasy" Contest

NEW YORK, NY – February 02 2006: is bringing hundreds of fantasy vacations to life for "Live with Regis and Kelly" viewers through "Live’s Out of Control February Fantasy." Winners of the daily contest can travel anywhere in the world that they want to go with the help of the most innovative travel community, Entry deadline is 3 p.m. ET on February 15, 2006.

Viewers can create their own custom dream trips, or choose from a list of 100 incredible journeys. partnered with the world’s top travel companies to bring these dream vacations to life, including among others: American Airlines, Intrawest, iExplore, Avis, Raintree International Resorts, Celebrity Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Radisson Seven Seas Cruise Lines, Viking River Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Sea Dream Yacht Cruises, Ireland Tourist Board, Brennan Vacations, Switzerland Tourism, Funjet, La Costa Resort and Spa, Ojai Valley Inn and Spa, Texas Tourism, Hilton Grand Vacation Club, Good Sam’s Club, Globus, Down Under Answers, and the Savannah Tourism Board.

"Our goal is to provide inspiration and insight for passionate travelers…with the help of fellow travel enthusiasts who have been where you want to go. Our community consists of thousands of members who love to travel and who create their own fantasy trips and travel memories at every day," said Jim Donnelly, Co-Founder and Vice President of Marketing of IgoUgo.

The 100 Dream Vacations

Africa & Middle East

  1. Amazing Morocco
  2. The Best of South Africa
  3. Egypt: Land of Ancient Mystery
  4. The Great Pyramids of Egypt
  5. Southern African Safari Adventure


  1. The Ancient Temples of Angkor Wat
  2. The Art of Zen in Tibet
  3. The Best of Vietnam
  4. Grand Tour of India, Maharajah-Style
  5. Hong Kong and Bangkok: Shop Til You Drop

Australia & New Zealand

  1. Aussie Outback Adventure
  2. Best of Australia: Sydney, Great Barrier Reef, and Adelaide
  3. Highlights of New Zealand
  4. Thrillseeker’s New Zealand

Central & South America

  1. Amazing Machu Picchu and the Andes
  2. Cultural Highlights of Brazil
  3. Eco-Tour of Costa Rica
  4. Eco-Tour of Panama
  5. Glitz and Glamour in Uruguay


  1. Cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage
  2. Cruising the Atlantic: London to New York
  3. Cruising the Baltic Sea
  4. Cruising to Bermuda
  5. Cruising the Chilean Fjordlands
  6. Cruising China’s Yangtze River
  7. Cruising the Eastern Caribbean
  8. Cruising the Galapagos Islands
  9. Cruising the Greek Isles
  10. Cruising Through Hawaii
  11. Cruising Through Holland and Belgium
  12. Cruising the Mediterranean
  13. Cruising the Mexican Riviera
  14. Cruising the Panama Canal
  15. Cruising the Southern Caribbean
  16. Cruising the Tahitian Islands
  17. Cruising the Undiscovered Continent: Antarctica
  18. Cruising the Western Caribbean
  19. The Virgin Islands by Deluxe Yacht


  1. Biking Ireland: The Ring of Kerry
  2. Culinary School in Tuscany
  3. Cultural Tour of Imperial Russia
  4. Decadent Discoveries in Southern Spain
  5. Grand Tour of Italy
  6. Hot Springs and Hot Nights in Reykjavik
  7. Ireland for Adventurers
  8. Lederhosen Landscape: Cultural Germany
  9. Literary England
  10. Luxury Villa in Provence
  11. A Romantic French Adventure
  12. The Royal Treatment in London
  13. Storybook Germany
  14. Summer in Switzerland
  15. Turkish Delight: Istanbul and Beyond
  16. A Week in the Tuscan Sun
  17. Winter Wonderland in the French Alps

Mexico & Caribbean

  1. Atlantis: The Ultimate Caribbean Resort
  2. The Caribbean’s Most Elegant All-Inclusives
  3. Hey Mon! Welcome to Jamaica
  4. High-Rollers’ Caribbean
  5. Mexican Getaway: Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa
  6. Renew Your Vows on St. John
  7. A Romantic Escape to St. Lucia<
  8. Seaside Elegance in Cabo San Lucas
  9. Sun and Siestas in Puerto Vallarta

South Pacific

  1. Barefoot Luxury in Tahiti
  2. Fiji: Indulging in the South Pacific

United States & Canada

  1. Alaska for Nature Lovers
  2. America’s Historic East
  3. The Best of Broadway
  4. Canadian Rockies Rail Adventure
  5. Celebrity-for-a-Week in Los Angeles
  6. Dazzling Fall Foliage in Canada
  7. Family Dude Ranch Adventure
  8. Family Escape to Branson
  9. First-Class Hawaii
  10. Great Canyons in Grand Style
  11. Heaven on Earth: Kauai
  12. Highlights of the American West
  13. Laid-Back Luxury on Florida’s Gold Coast
  14. The NASCAR Driving Experience
  15. New Age Southwest
  16. New Year in the City of Angels
  17. On the Slopes in Jackson Hole
  18. Park City Ski Adventure
  19. PGA National Resort and Spa
  20. RV Across America
  21. San Francisco and the Wine Country
  22. Shop-Till-You-Drop New York
  23. Skiers’ Getaway to Whistler
  24. Sophisticated Southern Charms
  25. Spa Escape to Southern California
  26. Summer Vacation Chalet in Vail
  27. Teeing Off in Destin
  28. Tennessee Highlights
  29. Traversing the Arctic Tundra
  30. The Ultimate Walt Disney World Celebration
  31. VIP Vegas
  32. A Week at Vegas’ Venetian Resort
  33. Wining and Dining in Sonoma Valley
  34. World-Class Golf and Spa in Southern California

Get complete details of each trip at

How To Win

Beginning January 30th and continuing throughout the month of February, there will be a guaranteed "Live’s Out of Control February Fantasy" winner every day the game is played. Each winner gets the chance to work with to choose their own fantasy trip or design their own one-of-a-kind package, including luxury accommodations for seven days/six nights and cash to cover meals or other incidental expenses. And as an additional bonus, "Live" will cover the taxes! Plus, each winner has the chance to spin the wheel for a chance to bring up to eleven family members or friends to share in their exciting journey. All entries must be received by 3 p.m. ET on February 15, 2006.

Contestants can enter online at, where full contest rules and details are available, or write all five clues on a postcard, plus their fantasy travel destination, and send it to: LIVE’S OUT OF CONTROL FEBRUARY FANTASY, P.O. BOX 7731, BURBANK, CA 91510.

Each day, a card with the correct clues will be selected, and Regis and Kelly will call the viewer with a trivia question from a recent "Live with Regis and Kelly." The correct answer will send the lucky winner and their guests on the vacation of a lifetime: anywhere in the world they want to go, with the help of


IgoUgo is one of the most popular online travel communities in the world. Its 350,000 members–all passionate travelers–share firsthand travel experiences, advice, and photos, with candid tips and inspiring stories covering more than 4,100 destinations. Site users can search by keyword to find reviews by like-minded travelers, as well as destination guides and helpful links. Members can easily contact one another to ask questions, exchange information, and build friendships without geographic bounds. And in return for writing reviews, IgoUgo members accrue valuable points redeemable for gift certificates, frequent-flier miles, and other rewards. IgoUgo has garnered top industry honors, including a Webby Award for "Best Travel Website", a "Top Travel Site" ranking from USA Today, and "Best Travel Site in the U.S." and "Best Travel Community" commendations from Yahoo Internet Life.

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