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    Cool Flight tickets raffle

    Is it good English to say "Flight tickets raffle", meaning an airline that raffles tickets for its flights? How can it be said in proper English?

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    Re: Flight tickets raffle

    I am not sure I want to fly on an airline that holds raffles.

    "Airfare" would be the way to describe it. They are raffling off airfare.

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    Re: Flight tickets raffle

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    They are raffling off airfare.
    That doesn't work in BrE. The prize is the ticket, not the fare.

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    Re: Flight tickets raffle

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    That doesn't work in BrE. The prize is the ticket, not the fare.
    You wouldn't describe a winning prize package as something like "airfare, rental car and hotel"?

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    Re: Flight tickets raffle

    Not unless they were going to give you the money rather than the acctual ticket.

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