Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(D) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

      Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) November 12, 2004
                              (November 12, 2004)

                              Cendant Corporation
               (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

    Delaware                            1-10308                  06-0918165
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(State or other                       (Commission              (IRS Employer
jurisdiction of                       File Number)           Identification No.)

                     9 West 57th Street
                         New York, NY                      10019
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          (Address of Principal Executive Offices)       (Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code   (212) 413-1800

                                 Not Applicable
         (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Item 7.01.        Regulation FD Disclosure.

     On November 12, 2004, Cendant Corporation issued a press release
announcing the successful completion of its previously announced acquisition of
Orbitz, Inc. A copy of the press release announcing the completion of the
acquisition of Orbitz, Inc., attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, is being
furnished pursuant to Regulation FD and is incorporated by reference herein.

Item 9.01.        Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c) Exhibits.
99.1              Press release, dated November 12, 2004.


         Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                    CENDANT CORPORATION

Date: November 12, 2004             By:  /s/ Eric J. Bock               
                                         Name: Eric J. Bock
                                         Title:  Executive Vice President -
                                                 Law and Corporate Secretary