If you like free stuff and are yearning to travel to a new destination, these travel giveaway contests and sweepstakes are just for you. People are busy making their spring and summer travel plans, especially if taking advantage of some of the many loyalty program offers that can help stretch your travel dollars and loyalty points. No matter where you go, there are plenty of new and exciting adventures out there, but none can top a trip that costs you nothing. Here are five springtime offers where you can win the trip of your dreams.
Travel like a mermaid with a diving trip to New Zealand
This vacation getaway, in honor of the recent International Mermaid’s Day (March 29), includes a trip from Tourism New Zealand and the Professional Association of Diving Instructors. The lucky winners can visit The Poor Knights Island Marine Reserve, world-famous for diving and one of the largest sea caves in the world, Rikoriko Cave. The contest runs through April 26 and includes roundtrip flights for one person from the United States and hotel accommodations in New Zealand.
Season of Firsts sweepstakes for Major League Baseball
Throughout the baseball season, sweepstakes fans can keep a bingo card on LoanDepot’s website with the goal of winning a big prize. The company is the official mortgage provider of Major League Baseball, and people can track their progress throughout the season. The grand prize is a trip for two to the MLB League Championship Series game for each league plus the opportunity to throw out a ceremonial first pitch. It also includes flights and accommodation for the lucky winner.
Camp in a national park like never before
In a partnership with the National Park Foundation, Bush’s Beans is offering a contest for three lucky travelers to experience an overnight in a national park. Forget tents and cabins. Bush’s Beans is creating a replica bean can, dubbed Bush’s “can-per,” where guests can overnight in one of several national parks. Now through April 23, enter to win a two-night stay in the “can-per” for two in one of three national parks: Big Bend National Park in Texas, Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming or the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee. Part of the travel package are flights, ground transportation and a $200 spending stipend. Stocked with food, drinks and bean-themed camping gear, the overnight is more luxe than a traditional camp experience. A private chef will prepare three meals a day, many with the brand’s famous beans, and the lucky winners will also enjoy a guided excursion within the park.
Grand train tour of Switzerland
Win a travel adventure through the beautiful Alps of Switzerland including roundtrip flights on SWISS International Airlines, overnight stay in luxury hotel and train tickets through the country. The visit to the Jungfraujoch in the middle of the Swiss Alps offers spectacular views of the first region in the Alps to be given UNESCO World Heritage status. All it takes is watching a quick video and entering your details the contest form before April 30 to be eligible.
Win a dream trip to London and the British Cotswolds
Between now and the end of July, enter for a chance to win the “great British holiday” courtesy of Discover Britain. The prize includes roundtrip airfare for two, a pair of nights in a London luxury hotel, tickets to area attractions, theater tickets, four nights in the Cotswolds, gourmet dining and an annual pass to Blenheim Palace. The only hurdle to entry is answering a trivia question and entering your personal details.