updated 9/5/2007 3:32:49 PM ET 2007-09-05T19:32:49

Looking for a weekend getaway?

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A new feature from the travel search site Kayak lets you price airline tickets for the next five weekends or for weekends in a specific month. Users can choose to leave as early as Thursday and return as late as Monday.

Previously, a Kayak user would have had to search flights for each weekend separately by entering the appropriate dates and jotting down the best prices.

"Travelers all over the world are taking shorter vacations, typically opting for long weekend trips," Steve Hafner, Kayak's chief executive, said in a statement.

The weekend search feature, he said, is designed "specifically for the flexible weekend warrior."

It's the latest effort by travel sites to help consumers find deals if their travel dates are flexible. Many travel sites already offer the option of automatically checking flights leaving or returning a few days before or after a specified date.

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