Kids win trip to New York 'Live like Kevin' from Home Alone

Four deserving children have spent a week in New York, living the lifestyle of Kevin McAllister from the hit Christmas movie Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.

The competition was run by British Airways and treated the children to a celebrity-filled few days in the Big Apple - but unlike the movie, these kids were accompanied by parents.

"KEVIN!"
"KEVIN!" Photo credit: 20th Century Fox


Included in the experience was a VIP flight which saw the children and their parents given exclusive use of the first class cabin on the upper deck of a Boeing 747, a stay at the famous Plaza Hotel and gifts delivered by celebrities Pixie Lott, Harry Maguire, Jodie Whittaker, and Jon Culshaw standing in as President Trump.


The competition kicked off a campaign by the airline to carry out 100 random acts of kindness in 2019, the year British Airways turns 100.

The 'Very Kevin Christmas' experience also included ice skating in Central Park, a visit to the Rockettes show at the Radio City Music Hall, toy shopping at FAO Schwarz and an ice cream in the Plaza Hotel's presidential suite.

A giant screen in Times Square also showed the children's names and wished them a happy Christmas.

Alex Cruz, British Airways CEO, said the airline wanted to give the children and their parents a magical start to Christmas they will never forget.

"New York is a magical destination to visit at Christmas, whether you're a child or an adult," he said.

"As our films reveal, the children have had to cope with very challenging circumstances and their stories are moving and inspiring in equal measure."

A video of the 'Very Kevin Christmas' can be watched above.

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