6 more contests and travel contests for free trips this summer
There are plenty of ways to earn perks and free trips this summer, and if you try your luck, you could be one of the lucky winners. With a dozen summer contests, sweepstakes and giveaways already covered, there’s more to sign up if you want to play the game.
From erupting volcanoes in Iceland, to stylish vacations in the Italian countryside and family activity gift sets sent to your doorstep, it’s all up for grabs. Or you can become a Brand Ambassador for Marriott Bonvoy’s 30 brands to travel the world for free. Here are six more sweepstakes, raffles, and travel contests that could get you free travel in no time.
Experience the ultimate Australian adventure for two
Thanks to YHA Australia (the hostel association), adventurous travelers can win a dream trip to Australia for free. The Australia Awaits competition is part of Australia’s biggest global travel rejuvenation as the country’s borders reopen to welcome people from around the world. This free trip would include a voucher of approximately $1,500 for down flights, RV rental, private rooms at various YHA properties, tours (such as a sailing trip on the Great Barrier Reef and a visit to Tasmania) and travel insurance.
Recharge your summer (in 2023) with Tourism Whistler
One lucky winner will have a lot to look forward to next year if they manage to top up their summer in 2023 thanks to Tourism Whistler. The brand is looking for a lucky winner, and it couldn’t be easier to be considered. Entry into the contest is free through this online form, and the prize includes round-trip flights from a major city to Vancouver, round-trip transfers to Whistler, and six nights in a 2-bedroom Alpine Suite at the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa. Gift cards for local restaurants and cultural experiences are part of the prize, and even more perks are in store for those with Hilton Honors elite status.
Win a free trip to Iceland with PLAY
Iceland’s new low-cost airline, PLAY, is offering a summer contest for new members of its online newsletter. By signing up, you’ll be entered to win a gift for round-trip flights for two from any of the airline’s US gateways (Baltimore, Newburgh/Stewart in New York or Boston) to Reykjavik. The giveaway is available until August 23, and the winner is chosen the next day. The price also includes helicopter flights to see the currently erupting Fagradalsfjall volcano.
“Study Abroad” competition with Graduate Hotels
To celebrate the hotel brand’s international expansion, Graduate Hotels is offering a study abroad competition that will send a US winner to the UK and vice versa for a special holiday (UK to US). The competition opportunity is open to enter before the end of August and the winners will be announced by September 15th. The prize includes $2,500 in spending money, five nights at a Graduate Hotel (the U.S. winner can choose between Graduate Cambridge and The Randolph Hotel, by Graduate Hotels), a three-piece luggage set, LSTN Sound Co. headphones and other brand name equipment. All participants will also receive a special promotion to book their own study abroad vacation at a reduced price.
Business Class Flights, Cash, and a Luxury Italian Escape
This offer includes the purchase of a $12 raffle ticket to support the Children’s Society. Sponsored by WinVIPHolidays and Win a Home in Italy, the winning ticket will receive a vacation to Italy worth up to $36,000. It includes round-trip business class flights to Florence, eight nights in luxury hotels, a private driver, local tours, airport lounge access and 2,500 euros in spending money. To enter, buy a raffle ticket to support the charity before August 29th for a chance to win.
Taiwan Tourism family gift box to be won
To enter and win, log on to Instagram and follow @taiwantourism.na. Then upload the artwork to the destination contest page and create your own artwork. Post a photo of the family photo before August 19 to be eligible to receive one of three gift boxes with a children’s book, Taiwanese snacks and other goodies as part of the destination’s focus on encouragement family trips.