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Cost Plus World Market And Southwest Airlines Announce The “Great Summer Getaway” Sweepstakes Now Through July 13, 2012

World Market Facebook Fans Can Enter for a Chance to Win Weekly Prizes of a Trip for Four to Anywhere Southwest Airlines Flies

OAKLAND, Calif. (JUNE 18, 2012)—Have you been dreaming of exploring America’s beaches, mountains or cities? Cost Plus World Market and Southwest Airlines are going to make it a reality for four sets of lucky winners this summer. Now through July 13, 2012, World Market Facebook fans can enter its “Great Summer Getaway” Sweepstakes for a chance to win one of four weekly grand prize packages, which includes a trip for four to anywhere Southwest Airlines flies, hotel accommodations and a $500 World Market gift card. Customers can enter through World Market’s Facebook page at

In addition, World Market shoppers who spend $20 or more in stores now through July 13, 2012 can register to receive a voucher for 15% off of their next Southwest Airlines flight. The voucher is limited to the first 25,000 redemptions, so be sure to shop and register early. More detailed information on how to redeem your free offer can be found at

The specialty retailer is celebrating the great American summer with its assortment of unique and affordable products, including home décor items, drinkware, retro games and toys and old-fashioned food and beverages. Whether entertaining indoors or outdoors, World Market is the ideal destination for everything you need to set a beautiful table, create an inviting occasional seating area or stock your pantry and bar with gourmet foods and a selection of wine and beer from around the world.

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About Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines continues to differentiate itself from other low-fare carriers—offering a reliable product with exemplary Customer Service. Southwest Airlines is the nation's largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded. Southwest serves 73 cities in 38 states and is one of the most honored airlines in the world known for its commitment to the triple bottom line of Performance, People, and Planet. To read more about how Southwest is doing its part to be a good citizen, visit to read the Southwest Airlines One Report(TM). Based in Dallas, Southwest currently operates more than 3,300 flights a day and has more than 39,000 Employees systemwide.

About Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market operates 259 stores in 30 states under the names “World Market” and “Cost Plus World Market.” The store features an ever-changing selection of casual home décor and furnishings, housewares, gifts, jewelry, decorative accessories, over 500 international wines, gourmet foods and beverages offered at affordable prices and imported from more than 50 countries. Many items are unique and exclusive to World Market and are regularly supplied by an international network of individual and regional artisans developed over the Company’s more than 50 years in the import business.

Jill Osaka
Cost Plus World Market