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End flight pain with this airplane accessory that instantly converts from a compact carrying pouch into a comfortable pillow with WINGS
End flight pain with this airplane accessory that instantly converts from a compact carrying pouch into a comfortable pillow with WINGS
2,690 backers pledged $97,429 to help bring this project to life.

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Aaron Cruz, the creator of My Lofty Pillow, unveils the final samples from the factory. In this pre-recorded live stream, he answers questions from the Kickstarter community and gives an entertaining demonstration of how his invention works. Watch Aaron for just a few minutes and forever change your perception of flying coach!

So many features in an ALL-IN-ONE carrying pouch. See why we call it The IMPOSSIBLE Travel Pillow:

Aaron has dedicated the last TEN years, YES 10 YEARS, developing a solution to prevent what he calls Flight Neck Syndrome. FNS can be quite painful and is caused by sleeping with traditional travel pillows that do little to prevent your head from falling forward or rolling sideways.

Our hero has finally approved the final retail version of My Lofty Pillow for global distribution, and mass production is officially under way. At last, what frequent fliers didn’t think was possible will soon become a reality through his unique invention. 

We begin with its self-contained CARRYING POUCH. Less than 7” at its longest side, it won’t take up much space in your carry-on. *Size was increased from 6" to 7" (See Campaign Update).

Do you like to travel light? My Lofty Pillow SECURES your flight essentials so you can speed through checkpoint.

What makes My Lofty Pillow truly unique? It has WINGS — It literally has WINGS — to keep your head from falling side to side and your neck from straining.

My Lofty Pillow does the impossible. It unzips from a carrying pouch and CONVERTS into a comfortable travel pillow. When you're wide awake, simply ZIP it up and TUCK it away.

Designed with a WIDE INTAKE VALVE, My Lofty Pillow inflates in just 2 to 3 breaths. 

Chin support has velcro fasteners so you can ADJUST My Lofty Pillow to the perfect fit.

With My Lofty Pillow, you’re assured to travel in complete style and comfort, relieving stress and anxiety at the same time.

Wings create a sound barrier to MINIMIZE BACKGROUND NOISE.

My Lofty Pillow provides complete and total HEAD, NECK and CHIN SUPPORT so you can rest in the air or between flights.

PROTECTIVE FABRIC keeps your head, neck and face from unwanted germs and seat bacteria.

TWO POCKETS can hold your cell phone, charger, passport, boarding pass, and other flight essentials.

My Lofty Pillow sports a durable exterior with an ultra soft interior. Available in THREE DENIM COLORS. Choose from black, blue, and pink!

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I can really use your collective support to put an END to Flight Neck Syndrome! To date, I've used my personal funds to produce the 1st 3,000 units, but that is not nearly enough to supply all of the frequent fliers in all of the planes in all of our global skies today. I'd love for our campaign to raise enough to order 50,000 more units!

All because of you, we blew way past our campaign goal! WOO HOO WOO HAAA! On behalf of the entire My Lofty Pillow team, THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts for making the impossible possible.

         Wishing you safe and pain-free travels,

Be one of the first in the world to fly with My Lofty Pillow! Here's how to back our campaign:

SELECT THE REWARD with the most attractive package. If you choose 'PRIORITY BOARDING' and you want more than just one, simply increase your contribution by multiples of how many pillows you want.

Make your contribution at checkout. Shipping is a flat fee of $8 to anywhere in the USA ($13 international), regardless of how many pillows we send you.

After the campaign ends, we’ll send you an EMAIL so you can select which color(s) you want. You'll be able to choose from BLACK, PINK, and/or BLUE. And YES, you can mix and match if you buy more than just one. NOTE: Blue is not shown in pic!

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We've made many improvements since the idea of My Lofty Pillow was born, but the essence of it remains the same. 

Anticipated Retail Pricing on Amazon is $28-30
Anticipated Retail Pricing on Amazon is $28-30

Pain free travel is just days away. Manufacturing is busy creating 3,000 units NOW, and we will begin shipping units to early backers by April 30th. Back our campaign early and our team will work non-stop to get it to you before summer vacation!

My Lofty Pillow has international PATENTS PENDING. This would not have seen the light of day without your faith and support! 

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Risks and challenges

The biggest challenge to completing this project was getting the pillow to INFLATE to perfect form and then DEFLATE to a self-contained carrying pouch. This was no easy task! It took two years with dozens of prototypes and design iterations before the final retail sample was approved in the Spring of 2017. Since we are now in mass production, the risk is minimal. Our trusted manufacturer has been hustling to make 3,000 units in time to arrive during Spring 2018. The fantastic news is that they are totally on track to ship a quality product before the campaign even ends. Thanks to Kickstarter, we can order a large quantity and keep My Lofty Pillow at a very affordable price for our customers.

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    SUPER EARLY BIRD EXCLUSIVE

    FOR 42 HOURS ONLY, you can give as many pillows to your friends and family for just $12 each! $8 covers expedited USPS Priority Shipping for any number of items to anywhere in the USA. Thanks for backing us SUPER EARLY! Because on March 14th @ 11:59PM PST, this exclusive pricing will go up. *Want more than just one? Increase your pledge by multiples of how many pillows you want.

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

    Be one of the first in the world to fly with My Lofty Pillow. Get 50% off anticipated retail and have it delivered by the end of April. Need more than just one? Increase your pledge by multiples of how many pillows you want.

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    STILL EARLY DISCOUNT

    Be one of the first in the world to fly with My Lofty Pillow. Get 48% off anticipated retail and have ONE delivered by the end of April. If you want TWO, increase your pledge to $30 and shipping cost remains the same.

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    PRIORITY BOARDING

    Be one of the first in the world to fly with My Lofty Pillow. This reward gets you ONE pillow for 45% off anticipated retail. We increased the size of our first shipment so we could deliver to you by the end of April! If you want TWO, increase your pledge to $32 and shipping cost remains the same.

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    KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE

    Early Shipments ALL SOLD OUT? Get 43% off anticipated retail and have ONE My Lofty Pillow delivered in early June. This is still months before it hits retail shelves! Need more than just one? Check out our other rewards or increase your pledge by multiples of how many pillows you want. Shipping cost is the same no matter how many you get.

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    LAST CALL

    You can still be one of the first in the world to fly with My Lofty Pillow! We've arranged for a second shipment to arrive in mid-May. This reward gets you ONE pillow for 43% off anticipated retail. If you want TWO, increase your pledge to $34 and shipping cost remains the same.

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    RAPID REWARD

    Buy two and get a third one for half off! So that's THREE My Lofty Pillows at less than $12 each. $8 covers expedited USPS Priority Shipping to anywhere in the USA. Flat $13 everywhere else.

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    MILEAGE PLUS

    Buy two and get a third one for half off! So that's THREE My Lofty Pillows at less than $13 each. $8 covers expedited USPS Priority Shipping to anywhere in the USA. Flat $13 everywhere else.

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    ROUND TRIP

    You can still be one of the first in the world to fly with My Lofty Pillow! We've arranged for a second shipment to arrive in mid-May. Buy THREE for 54% off anticipated retail, and they all ship in mid-May! $8 covers expedited USPS Priority Shipping to anywhere in the USA. Flat $13 everywhere else.

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    FAMILY UPGRADE

    Upgraded travel for the entire family. Buy four and get one FREE! So that's FIVE My Lofty Pillows at only $11 each. $8 covers expedited USPS Priority Shipping to anywhere in the USA. Flat $13 everywhere else.

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    VACATION PACK

    We've arranged for a second shipment, so you can have it in time for summer vacation. Get FIVE My Lofty Pillows for 59% off anticipated retail at only $12 each! $8 covers expedited USPS Priority Shipping to anywhere in the USA. Flat $13 everywhere else.

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