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There are a few fun travel contests and sweepstakes going on around the web this week. Here are some of our the TPG top picks to win some great travel prizes.

Win a trip to attend culinary event, "Taste Washington".
Win a trip to attend culinary event, “Taste Washington”.

Win A Trip To Seattle: Win a trip to the Taste Washington event in Seattle, Washington. Two winners (plus a guest for each winner) will get roundtrip airfare to Seattle (courtesy of Alaska Airlines), a two-night stay at the Grand Hyatt Seattle, and two tickets to Taste Washington on March 29-30, 2014. In order to be entered, you must like the Alaska Airlines Facebook page. Hurry, you must enter by March 20, 2014 at 11:59 pm PST. Winners will be selected Friday, March 21, 2014.

Win a trip to Iceland.
Win a trip to Iceland.

Win A Trip To Iceland To Run the Reykjavik Marathon: Enter to win a trip to Iceland which includes economy roundtrip air on Icelandair for two, three nights accommodation in Reykjavik at Hotel Nordica based on double occupancy, with Scandinavian buffet breakfast daily, two “72 Hours Reykjavík Welcome Cards,” providing free access to many of Reykjavik’s tourist spots/transportation, two entries to the Reykjavik Marathon, two roundtrip bus transfer from the airport to hotel in Reykjavik, one case of Icelandic Glacial water for your hotel room, two Experience Comfort entries to the Blue Lagoon Spa and two Snaefell jackets from 66°North. You can choose the leave from one the following airports: New York (JFK), Boston (BOS), Dulles International Airport (IAD), Seattle (SEA), Minneapolis (MSP), Orlando (SFB) or Denver (DEN). You must be over 18, have a valid passport and be a US resident to enter. You have until 11:59 pm EST on April 1, 2014 to enter.

Travel the world for free!
Travel the world for free!

Win A Year-Long  Luxury Vacation: LTI (Luxury Travel Intelligence) is a digital luxury travel website for affluent travelers around the world. They are offering the opportunity for an individual (or couple) to travel the world in extravagant fashion completely for free. Basically this is an all expenses paid one-year luxury trip. However, they are looking for a specific type of person. This person must be able to make a year-long commitment and must appreciate and handle themselves properly in the realm of luxury travel, food, wine, and culture. LTI will cover all travel related costs including accommodation, food and entertainment up to $1 million over a one-year period. Certain agreed destinations and venues must be visited and comprehensive reports and insights must be delivered. You have until April 30, 2014 to apply.

Win a family vacation to Orlando, Florida.
Win a family vacation to Orlando, Florida.

Win An Orlando Family Vacation For Four: Win a family getaway to Orlando, including roundtrip airfare for four, a four-night stay at Lake Buena Vista Village Resort (including spa credit), two-day tickets to your choice of Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando or SeaWorld Orlando and round trip ground transportation from Orlando International Airport to the hotel. You can enter once per week, and you must be at least 21 to enter and a resident of the US or Canada. Enter by 11:59 pm EST on March 31, 2014.

Win a trip to Maui.
Win a trip to Maui.

Win A Trip To Maui For Four: Win a vacation for four to Maui, complete with round trip coach travel on Delta, rental car, four nights resort hotel accommodations, a luau for four, and $1,600 spending cash to cover meals and other activities. Enter to win by March 31, 2014 at 11:59 pm EST.

Win various prizes with the National Geographic photo contest.
Win various prizes with the National Geographic photo contest.

Enter The National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest: The grand-prize winner will earn two spots on an 8-day trip to Alaska’s Inside Passage with National Geographic Expeditions to experience — and document — some of the most spectacular wildlife on Earth. Other prizes include an intensive 5-day Santa Fe photography workshop, a 6-day cruise for two on a windjammer schooner in Maine, and $200 gift certificates to B&H Photo. The ten prize-winning photos will appear in the year-end issue of Traveler magazine and on the National Geographic website. The categories include: outdoor scenes, sense of place, spontaneous moments, and travel portraits. You must enter by June 30th, 2014 at 12:00 pm US Eastern Daylight Time and it costs $15 to enter.

Win a trip to Istanbul.
Win a trip to Istanbul.

Win A Trip To Istanbul With A Professional Film Crew: Lufthansa is looking for travelers who want to fly to Istanbul with a professional film crew to film their own #inpsiredby video. The brand will cover flights, accommodation plus 500 EUR spending money. To apply, you must make your own video using this criteria:

  • Your video should be 45 seconds – 1 minute in length and filmed in landscape format.
  • The video should be in one of the following formats: mov, avi, mp4, mpeg.
  • Videos can be submitted in English or German.
  • Tell us what interests you most about Istanbul. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been there before or not, it’s just important to explain why you want to go there.
  • It should be easy to recognize you and your voice in the video.
  • Be creative!

Apply before March 24, 2014.

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