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This summer the world watched as South Africa hosted the World Cup. Now we want to send you there! CheapOair, in partnership with South African Airways and Lonely Planet, is giving you and a friend a chance to win a trip to South Africa!

For ten days between Tuesday August 17 and Tuesday August 31, followers of the CheapOair Twitter page will receive a South Africa related question. Simply include @CheapOair and hash tag #SACOA in your response to be entered daily. Each day one person will be randomly selected and given a free South Africa themed Lonely Planet guidebook. The 10 daily winners will then be entered into the Tuesday August 31st Grand Prize drawing for two Economy Class Tickets on South African Airways to either Cape Town or Johannesburg.

Didn’t get picked on Twitter? Simply sign up for the CheapOair newsletter at *contests.cheapoair.com* between Tuesday August 17 and Tuesday August 31 before 12pm ET and you’ll be entered into the Grand Prize drawing! Refer up to five of your friends and each referral equals an entry into the Grand Prize drawing as well! That’s 16 chances to win two free round-trip tickets to one of the most sought after travel destinations of 2010. Good luck!

"Send me to South Africa CheapOair" Contest Terms & Conditions

»Terms & Conditions
Participation in this Contest is available to anyone who qualifies to be eligible as per the Contest Terms and Conditions described herein. By participating, all Contest participants (“Entrants” or “Participants”) agree to be bound by the Official CheapOair Contest Rules and the Terms and Conditions. Contest entry made by any mass duplication, automatic, robotic, or programmed method, or, through any sweepstakes entry, notification, or related services, or, in any manner not in compliance with the requirements of these Official Contest Rules will be deemed invalid and will be subject to immediate disqualification.

CheapOair is not responsible for; (i) any lost, late and incomplete entries; (ii) any electronic or telecommunications misconnections or failures of connectivity; (iii) technical, hardware or software failures of any kind; (iv) lost or unavailable network connections; (v) failed, incomplete, garbled and/or delayed computer transmissions and (vi) unauthorized human intervention which may limit an entrant's ability to participate in the Contest.

CheapOair reserves the right at its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Contest at any time without notice in the event that virus’, bugs or other causes beyond the control of CheapOair corrupt the administration, security and proper execution of the Contest.
»Contest Description
Between Tuesday August 17, 2010 and Tuesday August 31, 2010, CheapOair in partnership with South African Airways and Lonely Planet will hold a daily contest on Twitter.

Each day CheapOair will “tweet” a South Africa themed question and followers of the @CheapOair Twitter account will be asked to “tweet” their answer with the hash tag #COASA in the response. Entry is limited to one “tweet” per Twitter account within a 24-hour period after each day’s question has been posted on @CheapOair’s Twitter page.

Contestants will have twenty-four (24) hours from the time of the announcement each day during the contest period at approximately 12PM ET to “tweet” their answer. A daily winner will be randomly selected and rewarded with a South Africa related Lonely Planet guidebook. The winner will be announced before 12PM ET the following day via the @CheapOair Twitter page. The winner has twenty-four (24) hours to claim his/her prize. The ten (10) daily winners will also be added to a random drawing pool for a chance to win the Grand Prize of two (2) South African Airways Economy Class tickets for travel between South African Airways’ North American gateways and OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg, South Africa or Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in Cape Town, South Africa.

If you didn’t get picked on Twitter as one of the ten (10) daily winners for a chance to be added to the Grand Prize random drawing pool, simply go to contests.cheapoair.com, sign up for the CheapOair newsletter and you’ll be added to the pool for a chance to win the two tickets to South Africa! That’s a total of eleven (11) chances to win! Newsletter entry is limited to one (1) time per email per and ip address during the contest period.

The Grand Prize announcement of two (2) coach class South African Airways tickets will be made Tuesday August 31, 2010 on the CheapOair blog (blog.cheapoair.com)
»Eligibility
Entrants must be legal residents of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia but excluding Puerto Rico and all other U.S. and foreign territories and possessions), reside and be physically present in the U.S. as of the date of Entry through and including the date of awarding of prizes, and be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of Entry.

To be eligible, electronic Entries must be received within the twenty-four (24) hour period after that day’s “tweet” has been posted on the @CheapOair Twitter page and/or by entering their email at contests.cheapoair.com for the CheapOair newsletter. You must be a follower of the @CheapOair Twitter page at the time of the drawing to be eligible. Employees of CheapOair and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, advertising and promotion, judging and other coordinating agencies involved in the promotion and the immediate families of each are not eligible to enter. Void where prohibited by law. Subject to all federal, state and local law and regulations. By entering, you agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of CheapOair, which then will be final.
»Contest Period (“Contest Period”)
Entries will be accepted between Tuesday August 17, 2010 and Tuesday August 31, 2010.
»How To Enter
Entries are subject to the Official Contest Rules.

Lonely Planet Guidebook: Each day CheapOair will “tweet” a South Africa themed question and followers of the @CheapOair Twitter account will be asked to “tweet” their answer with the @CheapOair Twitter name and the hash tag #COASA in the response. Entry is limited to one “tweet” per Twitter account per twenty (24) hour period after that day’s question has been posted on the @CheapOair Twitter page. Contestants will have 24-hours from the time of the announcement each day (approximately 12PM ET) to “tweet” their answer.

Grand Prize: The 10 daily winners will also be added to a random drawing for a chance to win the Grand Prize of two (2) South African Airways Economy Class tickets. Additionally, contestants can enter the Grand Prize drawing by signing up for the CheapOair Newsletter at contests.cheapoair.com. Newsletter entry is limited to one (1) time per email and ip address during the promotional period.
»Prize Notification (“Prize Notification”)
Lonely Planet Guidebook: Winners will be notified on the @CheapOair twitter page. Winners must claim their prize within twenty-four (24) hours of being notified via the @CheapOair Twitter page and must confirm their eligibility within seven (7) days after being contacted by CheapOair.

Grand Prize: The Grand Prize announcement of two (2) South African Airways Economy Class tickets will be made on Tuesday August 31, 2010 via the CheapOair blog (blog.cheapoair.com).
»Prize Claim
Lonely Planet Guidebook: The winner has twenty-four (24) hours to claim his/her prize. Lonely Planet guidebooks will be sent directly from Lonely Planet’s Oakland, California office. Prize winners must provide us with a valid mailing address. The Lonely Planet guidebook is non-transferable, cannot be resold, bartered, substituted, or redeemed for cash and has no cash value.

Grand Prize: The winner must claim the Grand Prize and provide proof of eligibility within seven (7) days of the Prize Notification. By accepting the Grand Prize, the winner agrees to release CheapOair, Lonely Planet, South African Airways and its agencies, affiliates and subsidiaries from any and all liabilities for injuries and/or damages of any kind sustained in connection with the award of the Grand Prize. There shall be no prize substitutions whatsoever except as stated herein.

The Grand Prize is non-transferable and non-redeemable for cash and cannot be combined with other prizes awarded by CheapOair. By accepting the Grand Prize, the winner consents to the use of his/her name, photo and/or likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited.

To receive the Grand Prize, the winner agrees to provide CheapOair with a recent photo of him/herself and shall complete and submit an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability/Publicity, which must be signed and returned to CheapOair within seven (7) days of Prize Notification. Late Grand Prize claims shall be subject to forfeiture.
»Odds of Winning
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
»Prizes
Day 1. Tuesday August 17: Lonely Planet South Africa themed guidebook

Day 2. Wednesday August 18: Lonely Planet South Africa themed guidebook

Day 3. Thursday August 19: Lonely Planet South Africa themed guidebook

Day 4. Friday August 20: Lonely Planet South Africa themed guidebook

Day 5. Monday August 23: Lonely Planet South Africa themed guidebook

Day 6. Tuesday August 24: Lonely Planet South Africa themed guidebook

Day 7. Wednesday August 25: Lonely Planet South Africa themed guidebook

Day 8. Thursday August 26: Lonely Planet South Africa themed guidebook

Day 9. Friday August 27: Lonely Planet South Africa themed guidebook

Day 10. Monday August 30: Lonely Planet South Africa themed guidebook

**Day 11.* Tuesday August 31: *Two (2) Economy Class Round-Trip South African Airways tickets
»Redemption
(a) The Prizes: South African Airways Ticket Voucher must be redeemed within six (6) months as of the date of the Prize Notification. Failure to claim and/or redeem a prize within the time period as described herein will result in the forfeiture of the awarded Prize.

(b) South African Airways Ticket Voucher must be booked through CheapOair at least twenty-one (21) days in advance and travel must be completed by April 11, 2011. Travel during weekdays such as on a Tuesday, Wednesday, and/or Saturday may have a higher chance of availability. All tickets are subject to space availability.

(c) The South African Airways Ticket Voucher is non-transferable, cannot be resold, bartered, substituted or redeemed for cash and has no cash value if not used, is per transaction, and cannot be combined. The South African Airways Ticket Voucher does not qualify for Business Class upgrade, is valid only for travel between John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York City and Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington D.C. to OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg, South Africa or Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in Cape Town, South Africa. The South African Airways Ticket Voucher cannot be redeemed during the blackout dates of December 9, 2010 to January 12, 2011. South African Airways reserves the right to impose blackout periods on/during additional dates.

(d) The South African Airways Ticket Voucher excludes taxes, and subject to the airport fuel, security and other surcharges that may be applicable at time of ticketing. The South African Airways Ticket Voucher is only valid for 60 days from the date of travel origination. South African Airways Ticket Voucher is not eligible for mileage credit accrual in the SAA Voyager Program or any other airline frequent flyer program.

(e) Flight and date changes are permitted on the South African Airways Ticket Voucher, at no charge. Routing changes are not permitted once the South African Airways Ticket Voucher has been issued.

(f) Lonely Planet guidebooks will be sent from Lonely Planet’s Oakland, California office. Prize winner must provide us with a valid mailing address. The Lonely Planet guidebook is non-transferable, cannot be resold, bartered, substituted, or redeemed for cash and has no cash value if not used.