There are plenty of ways to win travel benefits and free rides this summer, and if you try your luck, you just might be one of the lucky winners. With a dozen summer contests, sweepstakes and giveaways already covered, there’s more to sign up for if you want to play along.
Discover erupting volcanoes in Iceland, elegant vacations in Italy and gift boxes of family activities delivered to your door, all up for grabs. Or you can become a brand ambassador for 30 Marriott Bonvoy brands for free travel around the world. Here are six more travel sweepstakes, sweepstakes and contests that can have you enjoying free travel in no time.
Score the ultimate Australian adventure for two
Thanks to YHA Australia (Youth Hostel Association), adventurous travelers can win a dream trip down under for free. The Australia Awaits Competition is part of Australia’s larger renaissance of global travel as the country’s borders reopen to welcome people from around the world. This free trip will include a voucher for around $1,500 towards flights down, a van hire, accommodation in private rooms at various YHA properties, tours (such as a sailing trip and visiting Tasmania on the Great Barrier Reef) and travel insurance .
Recharge your summer (in 2023) with Tourism Whistler
One lucky winner will have plenty to look forward to next year if they top up their summer in 2023 thanks to Tourism Whistler. The brand is looking for one lucky winner and it couldn’t be easier to consider. Contest entry is free via this online form, and the prize includes round-trip flights from a major city in 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 await those with Hilton Honors elite status.
Win a free trip to Iceland with PLAY
New Icelandic low-cost airline PLAY is offering a summer competition to new members of its online newsletter. By signing up, you’ll be entered to win a gift of round-trip flights for two from one of the airline’s gateways in the US (Baltimore, Newburgh/Stewart in New York or Boston) to Reykjavik. The giveaway is available until August 23rd with the winner chosen the following day. The price also includes helicopter flights to see the currently erupting volcano Fagradalsfjall.
“Study Abroad” Lottery with Graduate Hotels
To celebrate the hotel brand’s international expansion, Graduate Hotels is offering a study abroad sweepstakes that will send one American winner to the United Kingdom and vice versa for a special vacation (from the UK to the United States). The sweepstakes opportunity is open to enter before the end of August with winners announced by September 15th. The prize includes $2,500 in spending money, five nights at a Graduate Hotel (US winner can choose between Graduate Cambridge and The Randolph Hotel, by Graduate Hotels), a three-piece luggage set, LSTN Sound Co. headphones. and other branded accessories. All participants will also receive a special promotion to book their study abroad vacation.
Business class flights, cash and a luxury Italian getaway
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 an Italian vacation worth up to $36,000. It includes return business class flights to Florence, eight nights in luxury hotels, private driver, local tours, airport lounge access and €2,500 spending money. To enter, purchase a raffle ticket to support the charity before August 29 for a chance to win.
Taiwan tourism family gift package for grabs
To enter to win, log in to Instagram and follow @taiwantourism.na. Then, download the illustration on the destination sweepstakes page and create your own artwork. Post a photo of the family-friendly photo by August 19 to be eligible to receive one of three gift packs with a children’s book, Taiwanese food and other goodies as part of the destination’s focus on encouragement of family trips.