After dropping my iPad out of my car twice, and having to make an out of warranty repair, twice, I decided I needed to get an Otterbox Defender, like the one I have for my iPhone 4. After looking everywhere for one, I decided to call Verizon. I figured I would just pay the $90 and suck it up. After all, this would protect my iPad, right? Well, he rung me up and it was only $31.xx with tax! (They're clearing them all out for the iPad 2's)
Anyway, head down to your local VZW Store and check and see if they've got any for clearance!