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Wirefly Celebrates Summer with the Ultimate Road Trip Warrior Contest

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June 6th, 2011

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Reston, VA – June 6, 2011 – Do you consider yourself the Ultimate Road Trip Warrior? Do you know exactly what to pack and who you will bring when you hit the open road this summer? Is there music or snacks you must have during the long drive? Family and friends you can’t vacation without? Wirefly (www.wirefly.com), the Internet’s leading authorized retailer of cell phones and cell phone plans, today announced the launch of its Ultimate Road Trip Warrior Contest to reward its fans for sharing their traveling prowess!

From June 6, 2011 to July 1, 2011, people can go to Wirefly’s Facebook page and submit a photo displaying their must-have road trip gear for a chance to win an assortment of prizes designed to help them reach their destinations this summer. Prizes include gas cards, airline tickets and BlackBerry™ PlayBook tablets.

“With the surge in gas prices this year and summer heating up, Wirefly not only wants to help our loyal fans get to their vacation destinations faster and cheaper, we also want to ensure that they are entertained and stay connected along the way,” said Andy Zeinfeld, CEO of Simplexity, Wirefly’s parent company. “Gas cards and airline tickets are great for families on a budget and the PlayBook tablet is the perfect companion for long trips- whether traveling by plane, train or automobile. The device is ultra portable and super convenient. And not only will it keep travelers entertained with music and movies for hours, but with its superior operating system and uncompromised web experience, it can help travelers quickly find cheap gas prices, great places to eat, and local attractions along the way.”

HOW TO ENTER:
From June 6 to July 1, contestants can visit the ‘Road Warrior’ tab on Wirefly’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/wirefly, and submit their ultimate road trip warrior photo. Need inspiration or ideas? Visitors can check out photos of the Wirefly team sharing their tips and must-haves to ensure their ultimate road trip.

HOW TO WIN:
On June 6, voting opens to all Wirefly Facebook fans. One grand prize winner, the contestant whose photo receives the most votes, will receive their very own BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and a $500 airline voucher. And, if Wirefly reaches 55,000 fans during the contest more prizes will be awarded to the runners up including $100 and $200 gas cards and additional BlackBerry PlayBook tablets, so entrants are encouraged to ask friends and family to “Like” Wirefly on Facebook and vote for their photo.

  • Grand prize: BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and $500 airline voucher
  • Second place: BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and $100 gas card
  • Third place: BlackBerry PlayBook tablet
  • Fourth place: $200 gas card
  • Fifth place: $100 gas card

Fans have until July 1 at 3 pm EDT to vote for their favorite Ultimate Road Trip Warrior photo. Winner(s) will be announced on Wirefly’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/wirefly) and Wirefly’s Contest Page (www.wireflycontest.com) shortly thereafter.

For more information on the contest and prizes, to read the Official Rules and to enter Wirefly’s Ultimate Road Trip Warrior Contest or to vote visit, www.wireflycontest.com or www.facebook.com/wirefly.

About Wirefly

Wirefly is America’s trusted source for cell phones and wireless service plans. Owned and operated by Simplexity, Wirefly.com is the Internet’s #1 authorized dealer for the top cellular carrier in the U.S. Wirefly.com also offers discounts and services not available in retail wireless stores including a better selection of the latest cell phones, greater savings, straightforward pricing with no rebates, and fast, free FedEx shipping with free returns on devices from HTC, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, LG, BlackBerry and many other cell phone handset manufacturers. Wirefly.com has been named “Best of the Web” by Forbes magazine and “Best in Overall Customer Experience” by Keynote Performance Systems. For more information on its wireless products and services, visit www.wirefly.com. Shopping from a web-enabled cell phone? Wirefly’s mobile-optimized website, Mobile.Wirefly.com allows consumers to quickly and easily explore its extensive catalog of cell phones and receive unbiased information from any web-enabled cell phone, regardless of operating system. With Wirefly Mobile, visitors can shop and compare phones and pricing by manufacturer, carrier or rate plan while on the go.

Contact:

Megan Murray
Simplexity
703.657.4102
mmurray@simplexity.com

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