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Here are a few of this week’s most fun online travel-related contests and sweepstakes:
My Destination Story from Fairmont & GoPro: Create and submit a unique video of one of your favorite places, and you could be one of 42 winners of a trip for two to a Fairmont Hotels & Resorts property, plus a GoPro camera and a $500 Visa gift card. These winners, referred to as “finalists,” must travel between October 2 and December 15, 2o14. Finalists will also be entered for the chance to win the grand prize of a 7-night trip for two to a Fairmont property; this grand prize winner will be announced on or around February 2, 2015. To be eligible for My Destination Story, you must be a citizen of the U.S. or Canada and at least 21 years old. Videos may be submitted online now through September 14, 2014 at 11:59 pm ET.
AFAR Magazine Turns Five, Gives Away South Africa Trip & Tumi Luggage: To celebrate its fifth anniversary, travel magazine AFAR is giving away an eight-day trip for two to South Africa designed by Audley Travel and including airfare from JFK or Dulles on South Africa Airways, as well as a 10-piece luggage set from Tumi. Specific destinations include Cape Town and two national parks – Manakele and Kruger. Contest is open to US citizens age 21 or older, who may enter online once a day per email address. The AFAR X5 Sweepstakes runs now through September 1, 2014 at 11:59 pm PT.
Win a Golf Trip to Bermuda with National Car Rental’s Go Like a Pro: “Like” National Car Rental on Facebook and enter to win a trip for four to St. George, Bermuda, including airfare and hotel accommodations, ground transportation, $2,400 spending money, tickets to the 2014 Grand Slam of Golf on October 13-15, and more. Open to US citizens age 25 or older. Contestants are allowed to enter once daily. This sweepstakes ends August 15, 2014 at 11:59 pm ET.
Win a Trip for Two to Peru and Eagle Creek Gear: Luggage and travel gear company Eagle Creek is giving away a five-night trip for two to Peru and $750 in Eagle Creek Gear. The trip itinerary combines Cusco, Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley, Pisac Ruins and Maras Salt Pools, and includes round-trip airfare to Cusco and five nights’ accommodation. Open to legal residents of the US and Canada age 21 and over, who must fill out this online form only once per email address, Eagle’s Creek’s Trip to Peru Sweepstakes ends August 15, 2014 at 11:59 pm PT.
Win a Trip for Two to the French Riviera from Lucky Magazine: Fashion/shopping magazine Lucky is giving away a four-night trip to France’s Cote d’Azur, including round-trip airfare, a luxury suite at the Royal Riviera Hotel in St.-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, daily breakfast and a dinner at La Table du Royal, and two shopping sprees: $1,000 for beach fashion line Theodora & Callum, and $750 for skincare line Le Couvent des Minimes. Open to US citizens age 18 and older, who must fill out an online entry form, This sweepstakes ends on August 11, 2014 at 11:59 PM ET.
Win a Trip to Las Vegas and Cirque du Soleil’s LOVE from Southwest Airlines: Through its LUV Meets the Beatles LOVE sweepstakes, Southwest is giving away a two-night trip for two to The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, dinner at Portofino Ristorante by Chef Michael LaPlaca, and two tickets to The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil. Open to US citizens aged 21 or over, with the exception of residents of AK, HI and RI). Online entry is one time per person, and this sweepstakes ends August 31, 2014 at 11:59 pm CT.