Travel Contests: November 25, 2015 – California, Barbados, New York & more

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Here are your travel contests for this week. Prizes include an Amtrak trip, plus trips to Australia; California’s Wine Country; Santa Barbara; a Ritz-Carlton hotel; Las Vegas, Nevada; Morocco; Croatia; Turkey; New York City; Barbados; and more. Happy Thanksgiving & good luck!

Win a family Amtrak train trip

  • Grand Prize winner will receive one (1) Walthers Maineline Amtrak Passenger Train Set (exact train set to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion); one (1) Chuggington Fire Patrol Rescue DVD; one (1) Chuggington Turbo Charged Chugger DVD; one (1) $500 NOOK Gift Card (subject to terms and conditions indicated thereon) and one (1) Amtrak Vacations Family Adventures Package (“Vacation”) for a family of four (4) to one (1) of the following: Washington, DC/Williamsburg, VA; Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada; Chicago, IL; New Orleans, LA; Grand Canyon, AZ; Seattle, WA. Sponsor will determine the specific Vacation destination received, based upon location of winner’s primary residence. ARV of Grand Prize: $6,483.30. Each Vacation consists of: (1) Washington, DC/Williamsburg, VA: one-way Amtrak rail service from the Amtrak station closest to winner’s hometown (exact station to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion) to Washington, DC; 2 nights’ standard hotel accommodations, one room with quadruple occupancy, in Washington, DC; Washington, DC trolley tour; dinner at popular restaurant (from a set menu, inclusive; excludes alcohol) choice of admissions to Madame Tussaud’s OR the International Spy Museum; one-way Amtrak rail service from Washington, DC to Williamsburg, VA in Coach accommodations; 3 nights’ standard hotel accommodations in Williamsburg, one room with quadruple occupancy; admissions to Busch Gardens Theme Park*; excursions to Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown; dinner at a popular restaurant and Tavern (from a set menu, inclusive; excludes alcohol) and one-way return rail service from Williamsburg to winner’s hometown. *Busch Gardens in Williamsburg is open seasonally from April through October. (2) Niagara Falls: round-trip Amtrak rail service from the Amtrak station closest to winner’s hometown (exact station to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion) to Niagara Falls, Ontario; 3 nights’ standard hotel accommodations, one room with quadruple occupancy, in Niagara Falls; one (1) dinner at hotel (from a set menu, inclusive; excludes alcohol) & one (1) at Oh Canada Eh show; admission to dinner show at Oh Canada, Eh? (excludes alcohol); Niagara Adventure passes including Hornblower Niagara Cruise, Journey Behind The Falls, White Water Walk, Niagara’s Fury, and transportation on WEGO for 2 days (park bus transportation system); passes to Crowne Plaza waterpark. (Winner and guests must have required documents for international travel, including passport.) (This package is seasonal – May through mid-October) (3) Chicago: round-trip Amtrak rail service from the Amtrak station closest to winner’s hometown (exact station to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion) to Chicago; 4 nights’ standard hotel accommodations, one room with quadruple occupancy, in Chicago; Chicago trolley tour (3 days); Chicago CityPASS* for winner and guests; dinner (from a set menu, inclusive; excludes alcohol); at a popular restaurant; Chicago River architecture cruise (in season from April to October 20); admissions to Lincoln Park Zoo. *Chicago CityPASS includes: The Shedd Aquarium, Skydeck Chicago (Fast Pass entry), The Field Museum, a choice between Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, OR 360 Chicago (Fast Pass entry); and a choice between the Adler Planetarium OR Art Institute of Chicago. (4) New Orleans: round-trip Amtrak rail service from the Amtrak station closest to winner’s hometown (exact station to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion) to New Orleans; 2 nights’ standard hotel accommodations, one room with quadruple occupancy, in New Orleans; New Orleans VISITicket 1 Day Power Pass; Choice of Gray Line Swamp and Bayou Tour, Gray Line Super City Tour, Gray Line Hurricane Katrina Tour, OR Gray Line Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise. (5) Grand Canyon: Roundtrip Amtrak rail service from the Amtrak station closest to winner’s hometown (exact station to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion) to Flagstaff, AZ; 1 night hotel accommodations in Flagstaff, one room with quadruple occupancy; Jeep tour in Sedona with roundtrip transportation; One-way Amtrak from Flagstaff to Williams in Coach accommodations; 1 night hotel accommodations in Williams, one room with quadruple occupancy; Grand Canyon Railway to the Grand Canyon in Coach class; 2 nights’ hotel accommodations in the Grand Canyon; Grand Canyon South Rim motorcoach tour with lunch (from a set menu, inclusive; excludes alcohol); Shared transfer from the Grand Canyon to Flagstaff. (6) Seattle: Round-trip Amtrak rail service from the Amtrak station closest to winner’s hometown (exact station to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion) to Seattle; 3 nights’ standard hotel accommodations, one room with quadruple occupancy, in Seattle; Seattle CityPASS* for winner and guests; 2-day hop-on / hop-off sightseeing trolley tour (tour is seasonal from June to September. In the off season, a city tour of Seattle will be included.) Boeing Tour (children must be at least 4 feet tall. If children aren’t 4 feet tall then the tour can be removed from package.) *Seattle CityPASS includes: the Space Needle, Seattle Aquarium, an Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour, a choice between EMP Museum OR Woodland Park Zoo; and a choice between the Pacific Science Center OR The Museum of Flight
  • Enter by November 30, 2015

Win an Australian trip (does not include airfare)

  • 8 nights 4-star accommodations – Ayers Rock (2), Alice Springs (1), Ghan Train (1), Darwin (2) & Kakadu (2)
  • Tours: Ghan Railway Overnight in Gold Class sleeper including all meals, drinks & off train excursions. Ayers Rock: Field of Light Pass, sight seeing on a Piti Pass to include Uluru, Kata Tjuta & the Cultural Centre. Tour of Kakadu & Twin Falls Adventure (3 days/2 nights)
  • Transfers: Coach Touring & transfer from Uluru to Alice Springs and Alice Springs Accommodation to Ghan Train
  • Visa processing for entry into Australia
  • Enter by November 30, 2015

Win a cycling trip through California’s Wine Country

  • Score two spots on Trek Travel’s cycle through California wine country!
  • Four days of food, wine and the open road
  • $500 for airfare from Well Path
  • Enter by November 30, 2015

Win a trip to Santa Barbara, California

  • 3 nights at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore!
  • Santa Ynez winery tour
  • Whale watching tour
  • One massage for two
  • Dinner at Bella Vista
  • $1,000 towards airfare to get you there!
  • Enter by November 30, 2015

Win 2 nights at a Ritz-Carlton hotel

  • A 2 night stay at any Ritz-Carlton (no transportation)
  • Enter by November 30, 2015

Win a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Virgin America providing (2) (One winner + Guest) Main Cabin seats to Las Vegas Approximate retail value of flights: $1,552
  • One (2)-night stay for winner and one (1) guest at The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas. Approximate retail value of the accommodations: $700.
  • Zappos providing a personal stylist to outfit winner for their trip and a $1500 Gift Card to winner. Retail value: $1500.
  • Enter by December 2, 2015

Win a trip for 4 to one of three countries from Tourradar (may not include airfare)

  • Prize is one of the following tours
  • Adventure Morocco 8 days Morocco
  • Sail Dubrovnik to Split 8 days Croatia
  • Fantastic Turkey By Land 9 days Turkey
  • Enter by December 3, 2015

Win a trip to Barbados

  • A 4-night stay for two in a Deluxe Oceanfront room at the AAA-4 Diamond Fairmont Royal Pavilion, Barbados.
  • $1,000 to spend towards airfare.
  • Breakfast buffet or á la carte at the oceanfront Taboras restaurant.
  • Afternoon tea served daily at Taboras restaurant.
  • Non-motorized watersports.
  • Swimming with the turtles activity.
  • WiFi access throughout the stay.
  • Use of outdoor tennis courts and fitness room.
  • Enter by December 4, 2015

Win a trip to New York City

  • One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected to receive a trip for Winner and one (1) guest to New York City in the 2016 holiday season (November 2016- January 2017). The trip consists of the following elements for Winner and one (1) guest: [a] round-trip coach class air transportation for two (2) from the major U.S. gateway airport nearest Winner’s home (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to New York City; [b] hotel accommodations (one standard room/double occupancy, room and tax only) for three (3) nights (hotel to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion); [c] and a $500 gift card which can be used towards spending money while in New York City
  • Enter by December 4, 2015

Win a trip to the 2016 New York Times Travel Show from Allianz

  • One (1) consumer winner and one (1) travel agent winner will win a trip for themselves and one (1) guest each to attend the New York Times Travel Show in New York City, NY from January 8 – 10, 2016. The prize package includes: Round-trip coach air transportation for winner and guest from a major airport, as determined by Sponsor, near the winner’s home within the continental U.S. to New York City
  • One (1) double occupancy standard room for two (2) for four (4) days/three(3) nights
  • One (1) NYC City Pass Tour Package for two
  • One (1) VIP Allianz Global Assistance “concierge” experience for two, including one-on-one meetings with travel experts
  • One (1) Allianz Global Assistance “Go Bag” including various travel items
  • Enter by December 4, 2015

Want to see previous weeks’ travel contests? Go here!

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