Hit the Motherload on Tax Day 2000; Visit eBags.com or LetsTalkTravel.com and Register to Win $100,000 Cash

Jan 24, 2000, 00:00 ET from eBags.com

    DENVER, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- eBags.com, the world's premier online
 retailer of bags and accessories for all lifestyles, is giving taxpayers
 something to look forward to this tax season.
     For its "Bag $100,000" sweepstakes, eBags.com will award weekly cash
 prizes and one Grand Prize Tax Day giveaway of $100,000.  All participants are
 encouraged to invite friends and family to register too, because whoever
 refers the grand prizewinner to sign up will walk away with $10,000.  Imagine
 what you could do with a Samsonite suitcase full of money, then log on to
 www.ebags.com or www.LetsTalkTravel.com to try your luck at winning the
     --  Weekly $1,000 giveaways, delivered in a Samsonite Classic 1000
         hardside suitcase, valued at $1,200
     --  One $10,000 prize awarded to the person who refers the Grand Prize
         winner *
     --  One $100,000 grand prize, delivered in a Samsonite Classic 1000
     No purchase is required to enter the contest, which began January 21 and
 ends April 9, 2000.  All entrants must be U.S. residents, 18 years of age or
 older.  To enter, simply access the eBags.com Web site at www.ebags.com or the
 Let's Talk Travel Web site at www.LetsTalkTravel.com and complete the
 sweepstakes registration form.  Registrants will receive an email confirming
 their sweepstakes registration.
     In addition, participants can forward an email to interested friends and
 family to become eligible for a referral prize of $10,000 when their referred
 friend or family member bags the $100,000 grand prize.  Weekly random drawings
 will determine each week's contest winner.
     To be eligible for the weekly drawing, entries must be received during
 contest timelines, by 11:59 p.m. MST Sundays.  Only one entry per household
 per week for both the eBags.com and Let's Talk Travel sites will be accepted.
 For more information, see the official sweepstakes rules on the eBags.com or
 Let's Talk Travel sites.
     About eBags.com
     eBags.com is the world's premier online retailer of bags and accessories
 for all lifestyles.  From computer cases and travel totes to adventure gear
 and handbags, the site carries a full line of products from well-known brands,
 including Samsonite, JanSport, Adrienne Vittadini and Timberland.  Thanks to
 its top-notch customer service features - like its consumer ratings and
 testimonials - eBags.com consistently ranks among the "highest rated sites" by
 BizRate.com.  eBags.com co-founders have more than 60 collective years of
 experience in the luggage, bag and retail industries.  eBags.com has received
 funding from Benchmark Capital, TCV, Amerindo, Mitsubishi Corporation, Dain
 Rauscher Wessels, baseball legend Reggie Jackson and partners from Goldman
 Sachs.  Additional information can be found at http://www.ebags.com.
     About Let's Talk Travel
     Let's Talk Travel (http://letstalktravel.com) eBags.com's online travel
 community, provides travelers with the ability to connect with individuals
 from around the world via destination-based message boards.  Whether it's
 trekking through Nepal or a family vacation to Disneyworld, Let's Talk
 Travel's message boards serve as the perfect outlet for discussing past
 adventures and planning future trips.
     *To receive the $10,000 referral prize, the referring friend's name must
 be listed on the Grand Prizewinners entry.

SOURCE eBags.com