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Welcome to our Kickstarter page.  Our campaign has now ended but you can buy on our webstore by clicking the "Buy FaceCradle" link below.
Welcome to our Kickstarter page.  Our campaign has now ended but you can buy on our webstore by clicking the "Buy FaceCradle" link below.
424 backers pledged AU$ 23,062 to help bring this project to life.

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Your colour choice will be made after the end of our campaign, before we are ready to deliver.
Your colour choice will be made after the end of our campaign, before we are ready to deliver.
Luxe (Left) is for its luxurious size.  Lite is for ease of packing and carrying.  It does have a smaller distance between the neck and seat back in Dozing and Snoozing Modes. Both are equally supportive and very comfortable.
Luxe (Left) is for its luxurious size. Lite is for ease of packing and carrying. It does have a smaller distance between the neck and seat back in Dozing and Snoozing Modes. Both are equally supportive and very comfortable.
In-Flight Organizer - Keep your Passport, Landing Card, Pen, Headphones, Eye Mask and Ear Plugs etc all in one convenient place.  Avoids getting up and down to the overhead locker.
In-Flight Organizer - Keep your Passport, Landing Card, Pen, Headphones, Eye Mask and Ear Plugs etc all in one convenient place. Avoids getting up and down to the overhead locker.
Kids Love FaceCradle:
Kids Love FaceCradle:

Risks and challenges

This Kickstarter campaign is a great one for Backers because the original Luxe model has been developed, improved, tried and tested.

FaceCradle set all time records for the most backed travel pillow of all time, back in August 2016.

Over 19,000 Backers advised us of their delivery address and we have delivered to every one of them.

During this campaign we were completely surprised with the demand. We were not prepared to make or deliver so many units. Hence, our Backers showed incredible patience and we delivered around 3 months later than our target in some cases. This was no mean feat and we give great thanks to all our suppliers and staff who worked around the clock to deliver.

Our delay due to demand, ran us into the Christmas festive season of 2016. Some Backers missed out on taking their FaceCradles on their holidays or giving them as gifts.

We also were overwhelmed by the number of inquiries, social media questions. The demand for customer service was also way beyond our expectations.

The initial shipments of our original FaceCradle model, whilst we had set a slightly harder specification, we delivered with close to perfect quality.

To date, we have not had one single FaceCradle returned due to any failure during use. Of course some products were damaged by couriers in transit and some were lost and replaced, a normal part of eCommerce.

These experiences also helped us to improve our processes and get it closer to perfect.

It is fair to say, we were not prepared for the demand in our first campaign. This time we are. We have learned our lessons. This does not mean we know about any unexpected hurdles that may come into view later but we are now very good at delivering FaceCradle.

Thanks to our Backers during our first campaign we now have all the necessary resources in place.

We now have a full team of customer service operators, our factory is fully set up and ready to grow.

Now we launch our new 35% smaller and lighter version to compliment our Original model, we now call Luxe.

This campaign is not about developing an idea or even making the product, that aspect was so wonderfully supported by our Backers in our initial campaign.

Since our initial campaign we have built relationships with Distributors in over 20 countries. We are having good success with these partners however they still have resistence from their Retail customers. Where given the opportunity in locations like Airports, FaceCradle has sold well immediately.

Getting the product on shelves in the prime retail locations has not been easy.

This is because retail shelf space is always full. For us to get FaceCradle on retail shelves, another product has to be removed. This is where existing suppliers have strong footholds.

We need to go to our meetings with retailers with additional commitments to make sure everyone knows FaceCradle is in stock when the retailer starts selling. It's one thing to put it on the shelves but another for you all to know it is there. So that is why we are asking for your help, to put these commitments in place.

We need to commit:
Advertising: so everyone know it is in stock.
Promotion:, to show everyone how great FaceCradle works and; Merchandising in stores: to explain to those new to FaceCradle, what its features are and to help them understand the benefits.

If you were a Backer of our first campaign, we thank you so very dearly for your help. For the patience you showed and for your product feedback. We hope you love your FaceCradles and we must say that the most rewarding part for us, is to hear so many stories from people who have been able to receive the gift of sleep with our invention.

For those new to FaceCradle, we would like to say, give it a try, you will see that our focus, is to get you extended hours of sleep in Economy Class.

We want you to have an "Upgrade to Sleeping Class" every time you travel.

We hope you enjoy our new Lite campaign.

David and Roz.

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    Pledge AU$ 12 or more About $9

    In Flight Organizer - Also Essential

    (USD 9.30 approx) Trust us you don't want to be getting up and down from your seat to get your pen, landing card, passport, eye mask, ear plugs, headphones etc from the overhead locker. That's why an in Flight Organizer makes a lot of sense. Kit includes: Organizer, block out face hugging eye mask and a set of ear plugs...brilliant!

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    Pledge AU$ 37 or more About $27

    FaceCradle Lite Early Bird, Crazy Offer

    (USD $29 approx.) Get in Quick and Snap Up one FaceCradle Lite and help us get our campaign traveling. Strictly Limited to 300 units only you will get to choose from 4 colours when we are ready to ship. Note: With this freight option (USD 7.00 approx) arrival before the Christmas festive season is likely but not assured. See other options below if you are in a hurry.

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    Pledge AU$ 37 or more About $27

    FaceCradle Lite - Limited Qty.

    (USD $29 approx.) Qty 1. Get your Upgrade to Sleeping Class right here. Limited qty only. FaceCradle is proven to give you extended hours of sleep when compared to anything else (except a Business or First Class bed). Compare the value! If you are thinking about your friends and family traveling with you, see the better offers below for more than one unit. You will get to choose from 4 colours when we are ready to ship. Note: With this freight option (USD 9.50 approx) arrival before the festive season is likely but not assured. See other options below if you are in a hurry.

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    Pledge AU$ 49 or more About $35

    FaceCradle Lite - (Standard)

    (USD $38 approx.) Qty 1. Get your Upgrade to Sleeping Class right here. FaceCradle is proven to give you extended hours of sleep when compared to anything else (except a Business or First Class bed). Compare the value! If you are thinking about your friends and family traveling with you, see the better offers below for more than one unit. You will get to choose from 4 colours when we are ready to ship. Note: With this freight option (USD 7.00 approx) arrival before the festive season is likely but not assured. See other options below if you are in a hurry.

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    Pledge AU$ 54 or more About $39

    FaceCradle Lite - I want one fast!

    (USD $42 approx.) Qty 1. Get your Upgrade to Sleeping Class in a hurry. Compare the value! FaceCradle is the next best thing to a Business or First Class bed. If you are thinking about your friends and family traveling with you, see the better offers below for more than one unit. You will get to choose from 4 colours when we are ready to ship. Note: With this freight option (USD 10.90 approx) you get priority dispatch and shipping with arrival before the Christmas festive season assured.

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    Pledge AU$ 90 or more About $65

    FaceCradle Lite - One for Both of Us

    (USD $70 approx.) Qty 2 Lite Model. Getting excited about your trip together? FaceCradle works because you fall into it, not off it, so you are supported and able to get extended hours of sleep. You will get to choose from 4 colours when we are ready to ship. Note: With this freight option (USD 14 approx) arrival before the festive season is likely but not assured. See other fast options if you are in a hurry.

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    Pledge AU$ 92 or more About $66

    FaceCradle One of Each - Lite and Luxe

    (USD $71.50 approx.) Qty 2. Get the convenience and smaller size of the Lite and the Luxurious comfort of the Luxe so you can choose which one to use or share. Choose from 4 colours when we are ready to ship. Note: With this freight option (USD 14 approx) arrival before the Christmas festive season is likely but not assured. See other faster options if you are in a hurry.

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    Pledge AU$ 105 or more About $75

    FaceCradle Lite - Get me 2 Fast

    (USD 81.70.00 approx.) Traveling with another soon? This reward gives you Qty 2 LItes with arrival assured before the Christmas festive season. This makes sure you both get to arrive rested and happy. Priority pick and despatch included with the priority freight (USD 23.40 approx for shipping)

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    Pledge AU$ 162 or more About $116

    FaceCradle Lite - Pledge 3, Get 1 Free.

    (USD 126 approx.) Get a total 4 and your choice of any colour when we are ready to ship. This reward is ideal for your family, friends or gift giving. Note: With this freight option (USD 31.20 approx) arrival before the festive season is likely but not assured. See other fast options if you are in a hurry.

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    Pledge AU$ 169 or more About $121

    FaceCradle Mixed Bag - Qty 4.

    (USD 131.50 approx) Get 2 Lite Models and 2 Luxe Models and your choice of any colour when we are ready to ship. This reward is ideal for your family, friends or gift giving when some are smaller and some are larger. Note: With this freight option (USD 28 approx) arrival before the festive season is likely but not assured. See other fast options if you are in a hurry.

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    Pledge AU$ 430 or more About $309

    A Box of Lites - Qty 12 - V2 Fast

    USD 336.25 approx.) Do you have a large family, or a going on a group tour? Make sure everyone gets to sleep on the trip and everyone is as happy as can be, when they arrive. When we are ready to ship we will ask you for your colour choices. Note: With this freight option (USD 69 approx) arrival before the festive season is guaranteed.

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    Mixed Box - Lite & Luxe Qty 12- V2 Fast

    (USD 344 approx.) Do you have a large family, or a going on a group tour with variable sizes of people? :-) Make sure everyone gets to sleep on the trip and everyone is as happy as can be, when they arrive. When we are ready to ship we will ask you for your colour choices. Note: With this freight option (USD 69 approx) arrival before the festive season is guaranteed.

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