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Four Weekly Grand Prize Packages of a Trip for Four on Southwest Airlines

OAKLAND, Calif. (June 3, 2014)—Cost Plus World Market® and Southwest Airlines® announce the launch of their “Great Summer Getaway” Sweepstakes, in which four lucky winners will each win a grand prize trip package. Now through June 27, 2014, 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 basking in the sun of Southern California’s beaches, listening to music in Nashville, Tennessee, tasting low-country cuisine in Charleston, South Carolina or shopping The Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois, Southwest Airlines and World Market can help you explore America this summer.

Customers can also shop World Market to create a summer getaway in their own backyard. The specialty retailer has everything you need for fun in the sun with style from outdoor living furniture, umbrellas, throw pillows in bright colors, string lights and lanterns to barbeque grills and tools and serving pieces. Taking your fun to the beach or campsite? World Market has an assortment of cast iron skillets and Dutch ovens for campfire cooking, s’mores kits, retro sodas, beach chairs, acrylic glassware and lightweight polypropylene mats.

All of these items and more can be viewed and shopped online at Full sweepstakes rules and guidelines can be found at

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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 265 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, and hundreds of 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.