CheapOair Launches South Africa Contest

JOHANNESBURG – CheapOair, a top ten rated online travel agency, in partnership with South African Airways and Lonely Planet, has announced that they will hold a 10-day contest via Twitter.

Starting on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 and ending on Monday, August 30, 2010, participants will have the opportunity to enter the contest where they can win a grand prize of airfare to South Africa. For 10 days, @Cheapoair will tweet a South African themed question to its followers. Individuals can respond to the question using the hash tag #COASA. A daily winner will be randomly selected and rewarded with a South Africa related Lonely Planet guidebook. Participants are limited to one entry per day.

The daily winner will be announced before 12PM ET the following day via the @CheapOair Twitter page. The winner has a 24-hour time period to claim the prize. All ten daily winners will be added to the random drawing for the grand prize of two roundtrip coach tickets to South Africa.

Participants can also enter the grand prize drawing at the CheapOair travel contests page (, where they can sign up for the CheapOair newsletter and be directly entered for a chance to win. Also each newsletter refer-a-friend (up to five) gives an extra chance to win the grand prize. Newsletter entry is limited to one per e-mail address.

Visit the CheapOair blog ( on August 31, 2010 to discover the winner of the grand prize. is the 7th largest online booking travel site and is a leading supplier of airfares, hotels, car rentals and vacation packages. CheapOair offers the best in value with attractive solutions for today’s savvy traveler. Their portfolio of products includes 100 million airfare combinations on over 400 airlines, low airfare guarantees, 100,000 negotiated hotel rates, and the technological foundation to deliver affordable tickets to every region in the world.