Virgin America Mile-High Sweepstakes

Enter to win a round-trip flight, iPad and CH Edition Rickshaw bag set


It wouldn’t be surprising if after reading our recent round-up of great travel bags that some of you were bitten by the travel bug. Luckily, Virgin America is offering Cool Hunting readers a chance to win a round-trip flight from any of their U.S. hubs. As if the great RED entertainment system in front of your seat wasn’t enough, they’re throwing in an iPad and free WiFi each way to help make the trip even smoother. In addition, Cool Hunting is providing the lucky winner with one of our CH Edition Rickshaw messenger
bag and iPad case sets, perfect for toting all your in-flight essentials and spiffy new iPad.

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Thanks to everyone who entered, the contest is now over. Pending confirmation, our winner is Rob C!


Terms and conditions are below.


Official Rules for the Virgin America Mile-High Giveaway

1. Eligibility
The Virgin America Mile-High Giveaway Contest (the "Contest") is administered by Largetail LLC and is open to U.S. residents age 18 and older in all jurisdictions where receipt of prizes or entry in the Contest is not prohibited by state or local laws, rules or regulations. Employees of Largetail LLC or any of its respective affiliates, participating sponsor or any other company involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Contest and their immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employees are not eligible. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Largetail LLC’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2. Administrator
Largetail LLC (19 W 21st St #702, NY, NY) is the sole Administrator of the Contest.
3. Timing
The Promotion begins on January 24 2011at 12:00 PM Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on February 28 at 11:59 AM ET (the "Contest Period"). Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Promotion.
4. How to Enter
Entrant must supply a valid email address to enter the contest. This email address will not be used for any purpose other than to notify the winner. The entire list of entrants will be destroyed upon successful awarding of the prize. It will not be kept, rented, sold or otherwise distributed. General Conditions Regarding Entering: One entry per email address (entrants may enter multiple times but must use separate email addresses for each entry). Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and may result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. Potential winners may be required to show proof of identity. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the rightful winner, Largetail LLC will gather proof of identity from the disputing parties and will solely be responsible for choosing the winner. There is no charge for entering, and free Internet access is available at many public libraries. The information you provide will only be used to administer the promotion and in accordance with our privacy policy.
5. Winner Selection
Largetail LLC will select a winner at random from all of the eligible submissions during the duration of the Contest.
6. Verification and Notification of Potential Contest Winners
ALL POTENTIAL CONTEST WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST. Potential Prize Winner must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Potential Contest Winners will be posted on the following web page: Potential winners must respond within 7 days of his/her name being posted. In addition we will attempt to alert the Potential Grand Prize Winner using the email address you supplied with your entry as a courtesy but we are not responsible for any technical malfunction or lost notifications. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CHECK THE WEBSITE ADDRESS ABOVE AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THIS CONTEST TO SEE IF YOU ARE A POTENTIAL WINNER. Once the potential winner has been verified to the satisfaction of the Sponsor, the Sponsor will arrange for prize fulfillment. If the selected potential Contest Winner is determined to be ineligible by the Sponsor, or fails to respond within the required time period, the potential winner forfeits prize and is disqualified. In the event that a potential Contest Winner of a prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may in Sponsor’s sole discretion select a different winner from all remaining eligible entries.
7. Prize
The "Prize" includes: Roundtrip airfare for two on Virgin America airlines to and from any city served by Virgin America (estimated value depends on actual flights selected); Free Internet service during the flights on Virgin America ($25); An Apple 16gb iPad ($499), and a limited edition Rickshaw messenger bag and iPad case ($200). NO CASH EQUIVALENT IS OFFERED IN LIEU OF THIS PRIZE. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.
8. Odds of Winning
The odds of winning will depend on the number of entries.
9. Release
By entering this Contest, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, agencies, and each of their respective member companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the "Released Parties") from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. Entrant also agrees to hold harmless Virgin America and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies and their officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
10. General Conditions
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
11. Limitations of Liability
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Contest. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes as selected by the judging panel among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
12. Disputes
Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Contest or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate New York State Court located in New York, NY; (iii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iv) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses , and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
13. Entrant’s Personal Information
The only information collected is an email address which will be used to contact winners. It will not be used for any other purpose, nor it will be kept, sold, rented or otherwise distributed.
14. Promotion Results
For Promotion results and/or a copy of these Official Rules, send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Virgin America Mile-High Giveaway, c/o Largetail LLC, 19 W 21st St #702 NY, NY 10010. Requests for the winners list must be received by March 31, 2011. VT residents may exclude return postage.

Josh Rubin

Josh Rubin

Josh Rubin is COOL HUNTING's founder, editor and executive creative director. He brings his background as a photographer and expertise as a user experience designer to his point of view on what makes a good story for CH—this most often include some kind of intersectionality between art, culture, technology and design. Josh is a bit of an urban hippie, obsessed with most things Japanese, a Sealyham Terrier lover and very food motivated.

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