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It's not all that often you can buy a new car for 50% off, right? You may not jump at the opportunity if the vehicle in question is something like an Aveo, but when we heard about this half-price deal for a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid, we about fell out of our office chairs to be the first in line.

As it turns out, we should have just kept our bums planted because the whole deal is carried out online. There's no reason to rush down to your local dealership for this one. Here's how you can participate and get the chance of a lifetime. Well, maybe it's not that good of a deal, but it's close.

Sometime tomorrow, American Express' online marketplace called Daily Wish will offer up a half-price Fusion Hybrid. You can walk away with a brand-new, 36-plus miles-per-gallon hybrid for just $14,337. Here's the catch: You must be an American Express cardholder to participate. Oh, and nobody knows exactly when the Fusion Hybrid will be up for grabs on the site. The specific time won't be released until tomorrow morning. So if you want a chance to get one heck of a bargain on a great hybrid, head on over to the Daily Wish website to sign up and set your reminders. Follow the jump for more details.



[Source: Ford]

PRESS RELEASE

AMERICAN EXPRESS TAKES THE ULTIMATE SUMMER ROAD TRIP WITH DAILY WISH


Exclusive Cardmember Deals Include Half-Price 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

NEW YORK (May 11, 2010) – The summer season is upon us, and what better way to start planning your first getaway than with exclusive access to this seasons must-have items. American Express' online marketplace, Daily Wish, today announced a week of exclusive sales to help cardmembers save money on all of the necessities for the ultimate summer road trip. With millions of travelers expected to hit the highways this Memorial Day weekend, Daily Wish has designed a week of sales just for them.

"Daily Wish is dedicated to providing American Express® Cardmembers with exclusive access to coveted products and experiences year-round," said Cristina Scardino, vice president of U.S. network marketing for American Express Merchant Services. "This summer, we want to help travelers hit the road with everything they need for an unforgettable family vacation, including a brand new Ford Fusion Hybrid for half-price."

During the week of May 17, DailyWish.com will feature the sales below. There is limited inventory so cardmembers need to act quickly.

On-the-Road Recreation - Tuesday, May 18:
  • Fire up your $75 Weber Baby Q Portable Gas Grill (regularly $159) for outdoor barbecues while you keep the beverages cool in your $40 Coleman 50-Quart Wheeled Cooler (regularly $59.99).
  • Keep the kids entertained in the backseat with a Sony Portable DVD Player – get a 7" screen for $69 (regularly $119.99) or a 9" screen for $89 (regularly $189.99).
Explore and Remember Magic Moments - Wednesday, May 19:
  • Capture your trip's magic moments with a Canon EOS Rebel T2i EF-S 18-55mm Digital Camera for just $499 (regularly $899.99) or a PowerShot SD980 IS Touchscreen Digital Camera for $169 (regularly $299.99).
  • Stay on the right track with a Garmin Nuvi 1390T widescreen GPS with Bluetooth for $119 (regularly $269.99) or a Garmin Nuvi 205 GPS for only $65 (regularly $89.99).
Lean Green Machine - Thursday, May 20:
  • Get your motor running with a half-price, brand new 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid for just $14,337 (MSRP $28,675). The 2010 Motor Trend Car of the Year that gets 36+ miles to the gallon is a great option for those taking road trips who want to save money and help the environment.

Each week, Daily Wish offers any American Express Cardmember incredible, limited-time sales on a variety of sought-after, hand-selected products and experiences. All Daily Wish sales are conducted for a limited time, with a limited quantity available on a first-come, first-served basis. Cardmembers can visit www.DailyWish.com to sign up for weekly alerts to get the sale times in advance and ensure they don't miss a second of the action, or an unbeatable deal.

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