JetBlue Will Fly You Out Of The Country If Your Guy Doesn't Win The Election

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Ever joked to a friend you’d skip town if the election didn’t go your way?JetBlue launched a clever marketing campaign on Wednesday that aims to put frustrated voters in their place — on a plane right out of the country. 

Aptly dubbed Election Protection, the discount carrier’s offering free roundtrip tickets to any of its 21 nonstop, international destinations including Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Mexico, St. Maarten, St. Lucia and Turks & Caicos. 

When the election results are in, they’ll hand out 1,006 roundtrip certificates — that’s 2012 seats — to people who voted for the loser. 

“Fun is one of our five founding values, and in this spirit we decided to give people a chance to recover from the political noise and follow through on their claim to skip town if their candidate comes up short,” said Marty St. George, senior vice president of marketing and commercial strategy for JetBlue. 

You’ve got until Nov. 5 at midnight to enter, so just make sure you’ve got your passport and cleared your calendar between Jan. 8 and Feb. 13, 2013 when winners can book their trip. 

Find more information here

H/T Alex Fitzpatrick 

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