Hooray! Seat Sitters™ Named USA TODAY Contest Winner

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The Germ Protecting kit was nominated by experts and voted on by readers

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Seat Sitters™ was named a 2019 USA TODAY winner in the 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award Contest for Best Gift for Family Travelers

When it comes to popular travel gifts, there’s one kit winning over moms, dads and kid passengers. It's also perfect for traveling with your pet! Providing everyone the necessities for clean, healthy travel, Seat Sitters™ was named a 2019 USA TODAY winner in the 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award Contest for Best Gift for Family Travelers. Seat Sitters ended up in the Top 5!

The brand was nominated by a panel of experts consisting of USA Today and 10Best.com editors, expert contributors and sources for both media and other Gannett properties.

Available in adult and kid editions, Seat Sitters are lightweight seat covers that protect against allergies, icky germs, colds and flu on airplanes, trains, movie theater seats and more. Each cover is made from eco-friendly, machine-washable fabric. The kit comes with 6 germ fighting items including a tray table cover, sanitary wipes, hand sanitizer, an allergy mask, a nut allergy alert sticker and two crayons (in the children’s kit).

About Seat Sitters: On a mission to make airplane travel cleaner and healthier, entrepreneur Gina Hoensheid created the Seat Sitters kit out of a necessity for germ and illness-free airplane travel for her husband and children during vacations. The brand was featured on ABC World News Now, Forbes.com, The Boston Globe, Inc.com, Yahoo Finance, Travel and Leisure, Womens’ World, The Detroit Free Press and MSN to name a few. This patent-pending kit was also named to the Amazon.com “Choice List.” Seat Sitters also prides itself on being a charitable; giving back is not just a choice, it’s a mandate for the company.

About USA Today: USA TODAY is a multi-platform news and information media company. Founded in 1982, the company’s mission is to serve as a forum for better understanding and unity to help make the U.S. truly one nation. Through its unique visual storytelling, USA TODAY delivers high-quality and engaging content across print, digital, social and video platforms.

About 10Best.com: 10Best.com provides users with original, unbiased and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to see and do and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world. The core of the site's uniqueness is its team of local travel experts: a well-traveled and well-educated group who are not only experts in their fields —and their cities—but discriminating in their tastes.

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