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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Game on: Retweet to win 2 airline tickets

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One CheapTickets Twitter follower is going to fly away with two free airline tickets, in the first-ever CheapTickets Twitter Giveaway.

To enter for a chance to win two round-trip, coach-class airfare vouchers valid for travel in the domestic United States, here’s what you’ve got to do:

Follow @CheapTickets on Twitter.com, if you’re not doing so already. Retweet the contest message, which will be posted on the @CheapTickets Twitter page.

We’ll announce the winners on the @CheapTickets Twitter page. If you win, send a direct message via Twitter within 48 hours. Remember, all entries must be received by 8:59 a.m. CT on May 5, 2010.  Limit one entry per person/twitter address.

Read on for official rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER, PLAY OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THE FOLLOWING GIVEAWAY IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY. DO NOT ENTER THIS GIVEAWAY IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES.

DESCRIPTION OF GIVEAWAY: Via online method only, entrants will have the opportunity to win two (2) roundtrip coach class airfare vouchers valid for travel in the domestic United States.  Entrants must be a follower of @CheapTickets on twitter.com and must retweet that day’s contest message sent by @CheapTickets which will be posted on the @CheapTickets Twitter page. Entries will be accepted starting at 9:00 a.m. on May 4, 2010 until 8:59 am CT on May 5, 2010.

ELIGIBILITY: The CheapTickets Twitter Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is open only to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States (including the District of Columbia), who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of CheapTickets, LLC (“CheapTickets” or “Sponsor”), and their respective parent companies, affiliates, promotion and other vendor agencies involved in this Giveaway, as well as the immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee, are not eligible. Void in Alaska, Hawaii and where prohibited or restricted by law. Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

GIVEAWAY TIMING: The Giveaway begins at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on May 4, 2010 and ends at 8:59 a.m. CT on May 5, 2010 (the “Promotional Period”).

HOW TO ENTER: To enter, visit www.twitter.com and become a follower of @CheapTickets.  Then, retweet the contest message sent by @CheapTickets, which will be posted on the @CheapTickets Twitter page.  Winner will be notified via the @CheapTickets page. You will be required to contact CheapTickets by direct message via twitter within forty-eight (48) hours if you have been notified you are a winner.   All entries must be received by 8:59 a.m. CT on May 5, 2010.  Limit one (1) entry per person/twitter address.

GRAND PRIZE WINNERS PRIZE SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION:  This is a game of chance. Odds of winning are based on eligible number of entries. Winners will be selected at random using an independent auto-generated selection process available at http://www.random.org/integers/. Grand Prize notification will be completed on or about May 5, 2010. Potential Grand Prize winners will be notified via the @CheapTickets page on Twitter.com and asked to direct message their contact information. If any winner notification remains unanswered for more than forty-eight (48) hours, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner will be selected. The Grand Prize is not transferable; no prize substitutions or cash alternatives are allowed except as may be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE:1 (1) Grand Prize: 2 round-trip, coach class airfare vouchers valid for travel in the domestic United States with an Approximate Retail Value of $700.00. Actual value may vary based on airport fluctuations, and points of departure. Winner will not receive the difference between actual and approximate retail value. Travel dates may be selected by the winner, but are subject to availability and blackout dates, and the terms and conditions of the voucher. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. All federal, state, and local taxes and fees are the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor will comply with all income tax reporting obligations.

BY ENTERING THE GIVEAWAY, participants release and hold harmless Sponsor, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Giveaway or any prize won, including any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in the Giveaway. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of this offer, administration of the Giveaway or in the announcement of prizes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with this Giveaway, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Giveaway is undermined by any event including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate the Giveaway without further obligation and, if so, Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to award the prize from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such Force Majeure event. All entries are the property of Sponsor and are not returnable. The laws of the State of Illinois (USA), without regard to its conflict of law rules, will govern these Terms. Any action relating to this giveaway shall be initiated only in the state and federal courts located in Cook County, Illinois (USA).

ONLINE REGISTRATION: This Giveaway is intended for viewing in the United States only and shall be construed and evaluated according to U.S. law. Do not enter this Giveaway if you are not located in the 48 contiguous United States or if you are not a legal U.S. resident. Repetitive automated electronic submission of entries is specifically prohibited, and any such entries will be disqualified. Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the twitter address submitted at the time of entry. In the event of a dispute, the potential winner may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the identified twitter account, and Sponsor’s decision will be final. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, including any error that may result in an erroneous appearance of qualification for a prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any problem or technical malfunction of any computer equipment or software that results in loss of entry. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY COMPUTERIZED SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGE FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

ENTRANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION: Information collected from entrants is subject to CheapTickets privacy policy at
http://www.cheaptickets.com/pagedef/content/legal/privacy05.jsp?popupsDisabled=true

WINNERS LIST: The names of the Grand Prize winners may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope postmarked by August 5, 2010 to: CheapTickets LLC, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL, 60661.Sponsored and administered 2010 by CheapTickets ,LLC, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60661.

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