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Cost Plus World Market® And Southwest Airlines® Invite Customers To Enter The “Great Summer Getaway” Sweepstakes Now Through July 5, 2013

Four Weekly Grand Prize Packages of a Trip for Four to Anywhere Southwest Airlines Flies

OAKLAND, Calif. (June 10, 2013) – Cost Plus World Market® and Southwest Airlines® announce the launch of their “Great Summer Getaway” Sweepstakes, in which four lucky winners will win a grand prize trip package. Now through July 5, customers can enter for a chance to win airfare for four on Southwest Airlines, hotel accommodations and a $500 World Market gift card at

Whether you want to spend time on the warm beaches of Florida, find out who makes the best gumbo in New Orleans or take in a Broadway show in New York this summer, Southwest Airlines can help you get there.

And, World Market can help you celebrate summertime in your own backyard or on the road. The specialty retailer has everything you need for fun in the sun with style. The store has a wide assortment of outdoor décor items, insulated totes, colorful string lights, drinkware, retro games and toys and old-fashioned food and beverages for your themed backyard parties, picnics at the park or soaking up the sun at the beach.

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About Southwest Airlines
From its first flights on June 18, 1971, Southwest Airlines launched an era of unprecedented affordability in air travel quantified by the U.S. Department of Transportation as “The Southwest Effect,” a lowering of fares and increase in passenger traffic wherever the carrier serves.  On every flight, Southwest offers Customers the first two pieces of checked luggage (weight and size limitations apply) and all ticket changes without additional fees. Southwest’s all Boeing fleet consistently offers leather seating and the comfort of full-size cabins, many of which are equipped with satellite-based WiFi connectivity and a new, sustainable cabin interior.  With 40 consecutive years of profitability, the People of Southwest operate nearly 3,400 flights a day and serve communities around 84 airports in Southwest’s network of domestic destinations.  Southwest Airlines’ frequent flights and low fares are available only at

About Cost Plus World Market
Cost Plus World Market ( operates 266 stores in 31 states under the World Market® and Cost Plus World Market® trademarks. The stores feature 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