AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RetailMeNot.com (www.retailmenot.com), the largest online coupon site in the United States, today announced the launch of the "Free Shipping...to Your Next Vacation" contest.
Every day, for 12 consecutive days from December 6–17 (10 a.m. through midnight CST), RetailMeNot will celebrate the thousands of merchants who provide consumers online free shipping offers at http://www.retailmenot.com/freeshipping by giving away daily prizes like:
Online shoppers can access the full calendar of retailers' holiday shipping deadlines by visiting this frequently updated resource on the RetailMeNot blog: http://www.retailmenot.com/blog/christmas-shipping-deadlines-2012.html.
On the last day of the giveaway, RetailMeNot is giving away a prize that includes being shipped away—for free—to your next vacation! Our partner for this contest, Orbitz.com, will provide airfare for two people to travel anywhere in the continental United States or Canada. RetailMeNot will also sponsor a 7-night hotel stay (assuming an average hotel rate of $300 per day). Finally, the winner will receive $1,000 in prepaid VISA gift cards to help cover any other incremental costs, e.g. meals, transportation, entertainment.
"As we approach the end of this hectic holiday shopping period, we want to remind millions of consumers that RetailMeNot is the place to go to go for thousands of coupons and deals this holiday season, including free shipping offers from their favorite online stores," said Jill Balis, senior vice president of marketing, WhaleShark Media, Inc., the operator of RetailMeNot. "And to assist those less fortunate this holiday season, as part of this contest we are going to donate $1 per entry during the 12-day period to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy."
RetailMeNot is proud to support charities helping to assist the victims of Hurricane Sandy by dividing contributions evenly between the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City and The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund. RetailMeNot will contribute up to $25,000 for the entire 12-day period of the contest promotion.
Enter the contest daily starting December 6, 2012, by visiting retailmenot.com/contests.
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About WhaleShark Media, Inc.
WhaleShark Media, Inc. (www.whalesharkmedia.com) is the world's leading marketplace for online coupons and deals. The company's websites enable consumers seeking to save money to find hundreds of thousands of offers from retailers across the globe. WhaleShark Media experiences more than 400 million consumer visits to its sites every year. The WhaleShark Media portfolio of coupon and deal websites includes www.RetailMeNot.com, the largest online coupon site in the United States; www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, the largest online coupon site in the United Kingdom; www.Deals.com in Germany; web.Bons-de-Reduction.com and www.Poulpeo.com in France; www.Deals2Buy.com; www.CouponSeven.com; and www.CouponShare.com. WhaleShark Media is a fast-growing, profitable company funded by venture capital firms Austin Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Adams Street Partners, Google Ventures, J.P. Morgan Asset Management and Institutional Venture Partners (IVP).
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