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Contests Will Get You Somewhere

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Contests Will Get You Somewhere

This month there are a few travel contests on the web that can get you to New York, Washington, D.C. or even Australia.

American Express is running a Mother’s Day “selfie & snapshots” photo contest to promote its new EveryDay card. They are giving away 50 three-day trips to New York including hotel, airfare, a makeover and seats to a Maroon 5 concert.

People can enter on the website through April 21. The winners will be announced right before Mother’s Day, and travel to New York from June 18 to 21, 2014.

The entry they must include a selfie or a photo illustrating a favorite moment with mom as well as a tagline for the photo.

100 people take a break

Fifty winners and a guest will fly to New York and stay in the theater district at the InterContinental New York Times Square hotel.

They also get some fun extras:

  • Tickets to see the Broadway show Rock of Ages and a meet & greet with the cast

  • A VIP Maroon 5 concert experience

  • A red carpet worthy makeover from Rent the Runway and DryBar

  • A SoulCycle Indoor Cycling Class in Grand Central Terminal

Taking a chance on Australia

Other travel promotions on the web include one by Virgin Australia, Delta and Tourism Australia. The promotion runs through April 21 and will include the giveaway of 52 trips to Australia.

People win by clicking on the experiences featured on the website, and using the clues included on the pages to guess the location. If they get it right they can enter to win a trip there. The package includes airfare and a week-long stay for two.

Is domestic travel more up your alley? Travelers can enter to win a free trip to Washington, D.C. with Marriott’s Innovation contest. To enter come up with a suggestion that would make traveling better and submit it on the website.

The individuals who come up with the top three ideas will receive a travel gift package, and one of them will win the trip to Washington. All entries must be in by April 30.

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