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Check out the week in travel contests and sweepstakes for your chance to win a GoPro camera, a trip to the Virgin Islands to see the Necker Cup, a cycling trip through New Zealand, a beach vacation in Barbados, or $10,000 towards your next getaway.

Win a trip to Necker Island to see a tennis tournament
Win a trip to Necker Island to see a tennis tournament

Win a Trip to the Necker Cup 2014 in the Virgin Islands from BUCKiTDREAM

Win a luxury trip for two to the Virgin Islands to attend the final day of a Pro-Am Tennis Event, The Necker Cup 2014, hosted by Sir Richard Branson on November 19th-23rd 2014. The winning trip includes:

  • Airfare for two to/from Virgin Gorda or Beef Island Tortola
  • Accommodation for two at the Bitter End Yacht Club on Virgin Gorda Island for five days, four nights
  • Two tickets to the Necker Cup 2014 Experience
  • Two passes for the End of the World Party, dinner and transfers on November 21, 2014
  • $300 cash for any other meals or beverages during the stay at the Bitter End Yacht Club

In order to enter, you must:

  1. Create a BUCKiTDREAM account.
  2. Create your top three Dream experiences that are on your BUCKiTLIST.
  3. Tell them why you want to win the Necker Island Dream experience in 25 words or less.
  4. Share your submission on social media.

You must be available for travel November 19, 2014-November 23, 2014 and agree to document your experience by taking photos and sharing via social media (either by directly uploading or by sharing photos and a description with the BUCKiTDREAM representative who may then upload those photos and descriptions) and be willing to have their photograph taken for BUCKiTDREAM marketing purposes. Enter by at 11:59 p.m. PDT on November 4, 2014.

Win a Go Pro Hero camera for your next vacation
Win a Go Pro Hero camera for your next vacation

Win a GoPro Camera for Your Next Trip from DriveTheNation

Four winners will be chosen to win a GoPro Hero camera to take on their next vacation for creating a Pinterest Board. To enter, follow the steps below:

  1. Join Pinterest
  2. Once a Pinterest member, follow @DriveTheNation on Pinterest and create a Drive The Nation Fall Travel Inspiration Contest board on Pinterest. Only one board entry per person permitted.
  3. Pin at least 10 pins that inspire your fall travel, including three articles from Drive The Nation.
  4. Include the #DTNFallContest hashtag in the caption of each pin.
  5. Fill out the Official Contest Entry Form including a URL to entrant’s Drive The Nation Fall Travel Inspiration Contest board

You must be a legal resident of the 50 United States or District of Columbia and 18 years of age or older to be eligible for this sweepstakes. Enter by 11:59 p.m. EST on November 24, 2014.

Win a cycling adventure to New Zealand
Win a cycling adventure to New Zealand

Win a Cycling Adventure in New Zealand from Diamondback Bicycles, Air New Zealand & 100% Pure New Zealand

You could win a trip for two to visit the Diamondback Headquarters in Kent, Washington and a trip 12 day biking adventure in New Zealand. The grand prize includes:

A two night trip to Washington:

  • Two nights (double occupancy) hotel accommodations
  • Two roundtrip airline flights to Washington
  • One Diamondback bike and accessories up to $5,000 (bike model to be determined based on winners skill level)

A 12 day biking experience in New Zealand:

  • Two roundtrip flights to from winner’s nearest airport to New Zealand
  • Accommodation for two at various hotels
  • Biking equipment

This Sweepstakes is open only to legal U.S. and District of Columbia residents (excluding Florida, New York, Rhode Island, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam) at the time of entry, and who are 18 years of age or older. Enter by 11:59 p.m. PDT on November 9, 2014.

Win 10,000 towards your next getaway
Win 10,000 towards your next getaway

Win $10,000 Towards Your Next Getaway from AARP

You could win a check for $10,000 with America’s Winter Escapes contest. To enter:

  • Flip through the photo album. You get a few seconds to study each photo.
  • After the photo disappears, you’ll be asked a question about it.
  • Each answer to a question earns you an additional entry.
  • Register and submit the online form with a valid email address (If you do not already have a free AARP account, you must first create one).

America’s Winter Escapes $10,000 Photo Memory Game Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (excluding Florida) and the District of Columbia who are at least 45 years old at the time of entry. Enter by 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2014.

Win a trip to Barbados
Win a trip to Barbados. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Win a Trip to Barbados From Food & Wine

Win a four day, three night trip for two to Barbados, including:

  • Round trip coach air transportation for two
  • A three night stay The Crane Resort in a double-occupancy standard room
  • Daily breakfast at the Resort and a nightly dinner at L’ Azure for winner and guest

Just fill out the online form with your information and click submit. The contest is open to individuals who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia age 21 or older at time of entry. Enter by 11:59 p.m. ET on November 15, 2014.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

With great transfer partners like United and Hyatt, 2x points on travel & dining and a 50,000 point sign up bonus, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great card for those looking to get into the points and miles game.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Named Best Credit Card for Flexible Travel Redemption - Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2016
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards
Intro APR on Purchases
Regular APR
16.49% - 23.49% Variable
Annual Fee
Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95
Balance Transfer Fee
Recommended Credit
Excellent Credit

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