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Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Australia; Scotland; Whistler, British Columbia, Canada; New York City; Riviera Maya, Mexico; 500,000 Choice Privileges Points & a cruise; a JetBlue vacation package; a trip to a Kalahari Resort; an Eastern European trip to a music festival in Budapest, Hungary; and more.
The Prize will include: (i) roundtrip coach-class air transportation for the winner and his/her guest from the gateway airport closest to winner’s home (selected by the Sponsor in its sole discretion) to an airport in the Melbourne area; (ii) eight (8) nights hotel accommodations (single standard room, double occupancy) for winner and guest broken down into two (2) nights in Melbourne; three (3) nights in Cairns, and three (3) nights in Sydney; (iii) intercontinental coach-class air transportation for winner and guest from Melbourne to Cairns and from Cairns to Sydney; and (iv) selected meals, which shall include eight (8) breakfasts, two (2) lunches and three (3) dinners for each winner and guest; and (iv) a city tour package for winner and guest, including a walking tour of Melbourne, a cruise of the Great Barrier Reef and a tour of Sydney. Transportation for scheduled tour outings and cities is included
Whole Castle Stay. One (1) winner will win a five (5) night stay in the HomeAway castle holiday property “Duns Castle” in Scotland for the winner and up to 20 guests, including (1) all applicable related property costs (including without limitation available cleaning costs applicable to that property) up to a total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $14,800 (inclusive of any applicable accommodation/stay taxes); and (2) the costs of economy class air and/or ground transport to and from the Castle Holiday Rental up to a value of $1,250 per person (inclusive of any applicable flight/transport taxes) (for the winner and their (up to) 20 guests), such transport costs to be booked and paid for by HomeAway in accordance with paragraph 7(b) below. The following terms apply to this Prize: Castle rental: The Castle Holiday Rental will only be available for check in on Thursday 20th July, 2017, with check out on Tuesday 25th July 2017. Transport: HomeAway and the Winner will co-operate to secure economy air and/or ground travel to and from Duns Castle, Scotland for the Winner and up to 20 guests up to a maximum value of $1,250 per person (inclusive of any applicable flight/transport taxes). Guests can only be a minor if their parent or legal guardian is the winner or another guest. The Winner must act reasonably in working with HomeAway to identify appropriate transport to the Castle Holiday Rental and once such transport has been agreed and selected, HomeAway will book and pay for such transport on behalf of the Winner and their guests. Any flights booked will be on an economy basis only. Trip is subject to additional airline terms, conditions and policies. In the event the travel has not been secured within 10 working days of acceptance of the prize (by confirmation email from the Winner) as a result of a failure by the winner to co-operate with HomeAway, the Promoter reserves the right to withdraw the Prize without any liability to the Winner (or any of their guests) or obligation to provide any alternative prize or compensation. In the event that the Winner wishes to arrange transport costs that cost in excess of $1,250 per person, the Winner shall be personally liable for any transport costs in excess of the $1,250 per person transport allowance which forms part of the Prize. Entertainment: some meals for all 21 guests (including the Winner) during the stay to be provided by the Promoter up to $3,750 in total. Winner will also receive eleven thousand and two hundred dollars ($11,200) in the form of a check which winner may use to offset taxes
Round-trip airfare from a major city airport to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Round-trip transportation between Vancouver International Airport and Whistler courtesy of Pacific Coach Lines Seven nights’ accommodation courtesy of the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa Hotel Two 3-day lift tickets for Whistler and Blackcomb mountains including access to the PEAK 2 PEAK gondola A heart-pounding zipline adventure courtesy of Ziptrek Ecotours Explore serene old growth forest on Whistler Mountain with a snowshoe tour courtesy of The Adventure Group Carve your way through the remote backcountry of the Callaghan Valley to a rustic cabin for a full Canadian Yukon breakfast courtesy of Canadian Wilderness Adventures Experience an Olympic Day for two including a bobsleigh ride, biathlon ski and target shooting lesson, cross-country ski or snowshoe rentals and lunch at Whistler Olympic Park’s Day Lodge courtesy of Whistler Sport Legacies Relax after a day of skiing with two 60-minute Swedish massages courtesy of Scandinave Spa Explore the big mountain terrain that every skier or snowboarder must experience in a lifetime, with heli-skiing courtesy of Whistler Heli-Skiing Taste a delicious reinvention of traditional comfort foods with a $100 dining gift certificate courtesy of Stonesedge Kitchen Indulge in fine dining and champagne sabering with a $200 dining gift certificate courtesy of Bearfoot Bistro
One 4-night stay for two in a Signature Casita Room at this AAA-5 Diamond, Rainforest Alliance Certified Resort. Premium Appetite for Luxury inclusive dining and beverages package at the restaurants, pool and beach On property boat tour
$800 for airfare to be booked by winner A 2-night stay at The Row Hotel 2 tickets to see Chicago the Musical 2 tickets to see Waitress the Musical $150 gift certificate to Benjamin Prime Steakhouse 4 tickets to Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center Round-trip airport transfer provided by Empire CLS Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation Services
A $500 gift card toward round trip domestic flights for two 2 nights at The William Vale Hotel 2 tickets to TechCrunch Disrupt NY (May 15-17) including access to the after party Private chef-led Tasting Collective dinner at a top NYC restaurant One-year subscription access to Mogul Courses
Ten (10) Winners will each receive one (1) JetBlue Vacations Package consisting of round-trip economy class air transportation for Prize Winner and one (1) Guest between a major gateway airport serviced by JetBlue Airways nearest Winner’s residence and the JetBlue Vacations City destination selected and up to one thousand dollars ($1,000) towards hotel accommodations of the Prize Winner’s choice in the JetBlue Vacations Package destination city subject to availability and one (1) American Flyer Simply Lite three (3) piece spinner luggage set
One (1) Winner will receive a four (4)-day, three (3)-night trip for Winner and up to five (5) guest(s) to one of Kalahari Resorts three locations (ARV: $1,890) to be determined in Winner’s sole discretion, subject to availability (standard accommodations, single room, five person occupancy), including Resort Fee (ARV: $60), six (6) Dry Play Activity Passes (Gorilla Grove, ITP, or SOAP – weather permitting) (ARV: $312), food and beverage credit (ARV: $300), Arcade Card (ARV: $250), six (6) Mermaid lessons (ARV: $210), six (6) Flowrider lessons (ARV: $300), four (4) days of cabana rental (ARV: 1,000), spa gift card (ARV: $200), and one check (ARV: $478)
Sziget Festival: What’s included: (i) Nine (9) nights twin- or triple-share accommodations, (ii) nine (9) continental breakfasts, (iii) three (3) dinners, as per itinerary (Trip ARV $1,605 per person) Airfare credit up to $1,500, only awarded if winner books airfare with Contiki, for use on airfare from the major gateway nearest winners’ home to Berlin and departing Budapest back to the major gateway nearest winners’ home. The winner will be solely responsible for his/her own transportation to and from winner’s home airport. (Total ARV $3,105 per person including trip & airfare credit)
The Grand Prize consists of: (a) one (1) pair of Sperry Top-Sider x Jack Spade footwear, approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $100; (b) one (1) Jack Spade bag, ARV of $230; (c) one (1) Jack Spade gift card in the amount of $1,000.00; (d) one (1) American Express gift card in the amount of $1,000.00; (e) one (1) hotel voucher in the amount of $1,000.00; and (f) one (1) restaurant gift card valid in New York City in the amount of $150.00
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