Your Chance to Win a Trip for Two in the #Twogether Sweepstakes in Celebration of the Merger of Alaska Airlines and Virgin America

I n celebration of the acquisition of Virgin America by Alaska Airlines being completed earlier today, you could be one of 600 people to win two certificates — which can be used toward round-trip economy tickets on flights flights marketed by Alaska Airlines and operated by Alaska Airlines, Virgin America, Horizon, SkyWest or PenAir to a choice of greater than 100 destinations with the #Twogether Sweepstakes — excluding flights to or from Cuba — and the approximate retail value of each prize is $1,100.00. The certificates are subject to restrictions; and they do not include airport taxes or any other costs and expenses.

If you do not have anyone with whom to travel, you can use the two certificates for two separate trips for yourself.

How to Enter

You must be a legal resident of one of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia; and you must be 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. This contest is void in Puerto Rico and any other jurisdiction where prohibited or restricted by law. No purchase is required or necessary to enter, play or claim a prize; and a purchase or payment will not increase your odds or chances of winning.

You may enter the Sweepstakes during the sweepstakes period by navigating to the sweepstakes tab — or from a mobile portable electronic device — and entering your e-mail address and clicking “ENTER NOW.” You must then complete the requested registration information including — but not limited to — your complete first and last name with no initials, telephone number and date of birth; and you must agree to the official rules and click “SUBMIT” to obtain one entry into the sweepstakes.

Each entrant is limited to one entry per person, family or household per wireless mobile telephone or landline telephone during each entry period, and each submitted entry must be different. Duplicate entries or multiple entries made by an entrant in excess of the stated limitation will be disqualified. All non-winning entries from previous entry periods will be rolled over into subsequent entry periods. All entries must be received by 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Standard Time on Sunday, December 25, 2016.

There are a total of twelve entry periods — all of which start at midnight and end at 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Standard Time during December of 2016:

  1. Wednesday, December 14
  2. Thursday, December 15
  3. Friday, December 16
  4. Saturday, December 17
  5. Sunday, December 18
  6. Monday, December 19
  7. Tuesday, December 20
  8. Wednesday, December 21
  9. Thursday, December 22
  10. Friday, December 23
  11. Saturday, December 24
  12. Sunday, December 25

Select Official Rules, Terms and Conditions

Prizes, certificates and airline tickets cannot be refunded, transferred, assigned, or redeemed for cash; and they are not valid for upgrades or frequent flier mileage accrual.

The sponsor will work with the winner to schedule air travel.

Failure to comply with any of the aforementioned requirements will result in disqualification.

Winner may use each travel authorization certificate for separate trips by Winner, or Winner may use one travel authorization certificate for a guest to travel with Winner on the same trip. Upgrades are not allowed. Connections are allowed — subject to fare rules. Standard baggage fees apply; see our checked baggage policy and flight schedules at www.alaskaair.com for more details. Individual travel taxes may apply. Once ticketed, fare rules apply regarding changes to itinerary.

The prizes may not be replaceable if lost, damaged or stolen. No prize transfer, assignment or substitution by Winner permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize in the case of unavailability, in which case an Alaska Airlines gift certificate of equivalent value will be awarded. Winner must be 18 years of age or older. Guest must be 18 years of age or older or winner must be the parent or legal guardian of a guest under 18 years of age. Sponsor is not required to — but may at its sole discretion — offer any substitutions, cash redemptions, or alternative to prizes awarded under this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event a prize is unavailable. Recipients of prize must have a mailing address in the United States. All prizes awarded are subject to the restrictions and limitations noted in the official rules, on the prizes or included with the prizes.

Transportation between winner’s and guest’s home and airport, lodging, meals, gratuities, rental car, incidentals, and other optional entertainment, departure taxes, customs and agriculture fees, and all other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are the winners’ responsibility. Winner is responsible for any and all applicable fees, service charges, surcharges or passenger facility charges and all insurance costs, federal, state, local and foreign taxes. All travel is subject to availability and blackout dates. Travel must be booked round-trip, and, if Winner is traveling with a guest, Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Flight schedules are subject to change without notice, and no refund or compensation will be given in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Winner and guest are subject and entitled to all provisions of Alaska Airlines’ Contract of Carriage — available at www.alaskaair.com — except compensation for denied boarding or delayed or canceled flights. Winner and guest must possess all necessary documentation required for air travel — for example, a valid, government-issued driver’s license or United States passport as two examples.

Sponsor may substitute a prize with a prize of equal or greater value.

Other official rules, terms and conditions apply — be sure that you read all of them carefully and agree with them before participating in the sweepstakes — which include but are not limited to those dealing with the topics of:

  • Privacy and personal information
  • Release and limitations of liability
  • Selection and verification of winners
  • Winner notification procedure
  • Disqualification of participants
  • Criteria and restrictions pertaining to claiming and using prizes once they are won
  • Rights
  • Publicity
  • Tax liability
  • Technical issues
  • Legal waivers and statements
  • Unclaimed prizes
  • Cancellation or postponement of prizes
  • How to find out the names of the winners
  • What can potentally happen in the event of a dispute
  • Burden of proof of submission of entry
  • Typographical errors
  • Other disclaimers and conditions of participation

Summary

With 50 winners per day, there is a decent chance that you could win a prize — and if you do decide to participate, I hope that you are one of the 600 winners of the round-trip ticket for two people.

Source: Alaska Airlines.

30 thoughts on “Your Chance to Win a Trip for Two in the #Twogether Sweepstakes in Celebration of the Merger of Alaska Airlines and Virgin America”

  1. Ron Biagini says:

    I have just received today this notice via e-mail
    Question—Please explain the meaning of the word “potential” in the following notice ?

    Congratulations, you have been selected as a potential winner in the #TWOGETHER Sweepstakes. You have won 2 certificates that can be used toward round-trip economy tickets on Alaska Airlines or Virgin America. The Grand Prize has an approximate retail value of $1,100

    Thank You
    RB

    1. Brian Cohen says:

      My guess is that you were selected — but not yet officially verified — as an eligible winner, Ron Biagini.

      Congratulations and enjoy your trip!

      1. katina says:

        I cannot find the enter button. I have scrolled down, nothing. If I click the link you posted in one of the replies I just get a blank screen.

        1. Brian Cohen says:

          That is bizarre, katina, as I just entered moments ago with no problems or issues.

          I even used the link from this article to enter.

          Perhaps try a different Internet browser or computer…?!?

    2. Mary says:

      $1100 for 2 tickets.
      You will have to pay income taxes of about $300.
      So you got 2 tickets for about $300.
      Good deal if you are flying far.

  2. FlyerDad says:

    I actually won! Thanks very much for posting about this.

    1. Brian Cohen says:

      Thank you for reading The Gate, FlyerDad.

      Congratulations to you and enjoy your trip!

  3. FlyerDad says:

    Ron: I got the same e-mail–I think the reason they say “potential” is because you need to submit the affidavit first in order to actually “win”.

    1. Brian Cohen says:

      I like your answer better than mine, FlyerDad. Thank you.

  4. Ron Biagini says:

    OK Bryan,
    Even though all this sounds like a legitimate promotion, I am always suspicious of potential scams since I simply do not win stuff; So, exactly, who are you and are you or are you not affiliated in any way with Alaska Airlines or “PrizeLogic”, the apparent promotion administrator. Plus your response starting with “MY GUESS” does not instill a bunch of confidence in you.

    So here’s another question assuming your positive verifiable responses—Is there an expiration date on the airline certificates and if so why is that date not mentioned in the contest rules or on the Affidavit of Eligibility. Liability & Publicity Release ?
    Thank You,
    RB

    1. Brian Cohen says:

      I am not sure what gives you the idea that I am in any way affiliated with Alaska Airlines or PrizeLogic, Ron Biagini — I am not — but all I am doing is relating news of a promotion to readers.

      On most airlines, certificates are typically valid for one year after they are issued.

      As for what and why Alaska Airlines and PrizeLogic do what they did with this promotion, I have no idea.

      Who am I? I am a frequent flier who has traveled the world and likes to assist readers to get the most out of travel…

      http://thegate.boardingarea.com/about-2/

      By the way, I have entered this sweepstakes twice thus far and have not yet won…

  5. Rosie says:

    There is no “sweepstakes tab” that I can find online.

  6. Rosie says:

    Where is the sweepstakes tab? It’s not visible on my laptop. The page link works, but no tab.

    1. Brian Cohen says:

      Scroll down and click the ENTER button, Rosie.

      Better yet, click here…

      https://twogether.differentworks.com/enter

      …and good luck to you!

  7. Patty says:

    I just received an email that I won. It seem legit but I’m a little leary of providing the personal information required in the Affidavit though in case it is a scam.

    1. Brian Cohen says:

      I suppose that you could always contact Alaska Airlines or Virgin America to verify that the e-mail message is legitimate, Patty; but I hope you did win.

      1. Patty says:

        Thanks! The email is actually from PrizeLogic on behalf of Alaska Airlines, Inc. (I emailed them with a few questions and am awaiting a response) but the sweepstakes IS on one of the airlines websites soooo looking pretty good!!!!

        1. Brian Cohen says:

          Congratulations, Patty — and enjoy your trip!

  8. FlyerDad says:

    Just got my certificates. Good through November 30, 2017 for two unrestricted coach tickets anywhere Alaska and VA fly (except Cuba). You do have to call at least 4 weeks prior to travel.

    1. katina says:

      How can I enter. There is no enter button.

    2. Brian Cohen says:

      Congratulations to you, FlyerDad — and enjoy your trip to wherever you choose to travel!

    3. Patty says:

      I think I read they extended the expiration date for the tickets. Mine are good until the end of the year.

  9. cw says:

    I just got email today form prize logic? So this is legit & not a scam? Thanks in advance

    1. Patty says:

      It is legit. I received my coupon/vouchers in the mail not too long ago. Congrats!!

  10. BL says:

    I won too! for those ones who won, after you faxed them, how do you verify they receive it? I am going to fax them tomorrow but just wondering how do I know the fax went through and they didn’t miss it.

    Thanks!

    1. Patty says:

      I just trusted my fax confirmation that it went. If I remember correctly, there is an email contact address or you can just respond to the email you received I suppose to confirm receipt. Congrats!

      1. Brian Cohen says:

        Congratulations to you, Patty — as well as to BL, cw and everyone else who won!

        I did not win; but I am thrilled that you and other did — and I hope that I was helpful.

        Enjoy your trip!

      2. BL says:

        Thanks Patty and Brian,
        I will try to email after I faxed them.
        This is awesome!

  11. Emily says:

    I got my winner email yesterday (1/18/17). I’m wondering if it’s real or if I should be careful since I’m getting it so much later than other people? Other winners seem to have gotten notified immediately.

    1. BL says:

      Emaily,

      I got my email yesterday, checking the info form the email it seems legit. If you want to make sure you can check with Alaska Air or PrizeLogic (using their formal website contact info).
      Congrats!

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