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

India
Win a trip to India courtesy of SmarTours.

Win a Trip to India: You could win an eight day trip to India for signing up for SmarTours mailing list by July 8, 2014. The prize trip includes international airfare, all transfers and ground transportation, deluxe hotels, six meals, and sightseeing tours. You must be over 18 years of age to enter the contest.

Win a trip to Disney
Win a trip to Disney.

American Express® Gold Card

With some great bonus categories, the American Express Gold Card has a lot going for it. The card offers 4x points at US restaurants, at US supermarkets (up to $25,000; then 1x), and 3x points on flights booked directly with airlines or through amextravel.com. It is currently offering a welcome bonus of 35,000 bonus points after you spend $2,000 in the first three months.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 35,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $2,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 3 months.
  • Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. restaurants. Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 per year in purchases, then 1X).
  • Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or on amextravel.com.
  • Earn up to $10 in statement credits monthly when you pay with The Gold Card at Grubhub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Shake Shack, and Ruth's Chris Steak House. This is an annual savings of up to $120. Enrollment required.
  • $100 Airline Fee Credit: up to $100 in statement credits per calendar year for incidental fees at one selected qualifying airline.
  • Choose to carry a balance with interest on eligible charges of $100 or more.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • Annual Fee is $250.
  • Terms apply.
  • See Rates & Fees
Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
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Annual Fee
$250
Balance Transfer Fee
See Terms
Recommended Credit
Excellent/Good
Terms and restrictions apply. See rates & fees.
Win a Trip to Disney World: You could win a trip to Disney World with Disney’s “Recreate the Magic” contest. To enter, you must upload a “throwback” photo and write a brief memory to go with it about your travels to Disney World in the ’70s and ’80s. The grand prize is an eight day, seven night trip to Disney for six people including airfare, hotel, theme park tickets and more. See the website for entry specifications. The contest is open to legal  residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age. You can enter once per day until 11:59 pm on August 11, 2014.

Play the Southwest Baggage Hold
Play the Southwest Baggage Hold ‘Em game to win a trip to Vegas.

Win a Southwest Vacation Getaway to Las Vegas: Play the Baggage Hold ‘Em game to win a trip to Las Vegas. The grand prize winner will receive round-trip airfare on Southwest Airlines for up to two people to Las Vegas, Nevada, a three night stay at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for two people in an Executive Suite room, two tickets to KÀ by Cirque du Soleil, roundtrip airport/hotel transfers in Las Vegas and a $200 dining credit at CRUSH. The contest is open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, with the exception of Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, who are 21 years or older as of June 3, 2014. Enter by 11:59 pm CT on July 14, 2014.

Win a nautical vacation to Nantucket
Win a nautical vacation to Nantucket.

Win a Nautical Nantucket Getaway: You could win a trip to Nantucket for a”nautical New England summer.” The winning trip includes a three-night stay at 76 Main (the only hotel on the Nantucket’s cobbled Main Street), round-trip airfare for two and a $1,000 shopping spree at C. Wonder‘s pop-up shop on Nantucket’s Federal Street. The contest is open to legal residents of the United States, who are 21 years old and over. Enter by 11:59 pm ET on July 7, 2014. 

Win a trip to Rio de Janeiro
Win a trip to Rio de Janeiro.

Win a Trip to Brazil: You could win a trip to Rio de Janiero. The grand prize trip includes airfare for two on TAM, a four-night stay at a Design Hotels property, a $1,000 Yahoo Travel Experience and a $1,000 Latitude shopping spree. The contest is open to all legal US residents who are at least 18 years old (19 in Alabama and Nebraska, and 21 in Mississippi) at the time of entry. Enter by 11:59 pm ET on July 7, 2014. 

American Express® Gold Card

With some great bonus categories, the American Express Gold Card has a lot going for it. The card offers 4x points at US restaurants, at US supermarkets (up to $25,000; then 1x), and 3x points on flights booked directly with airlines or through amextravel.com. It is currently offering a welcome bonus of 35,000 bonus points after you spend $2,000 in the first three months.

Apply Now
More Things to Know
  • Earn 35,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $2,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 3 months.
  • Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. restaurants. Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 per year in purchases, then 1X).
  • Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or on amextravel.com.
  • Earn up to $10 in statement credits monthly when you pay with The Gold Card at Grubhub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Shake Shack, and Ruth's Chris Steak House. This is an annual savings of up to $120. Enrollment required.
  • $100 Airline Fee Credit: up to $100 in statement credits per calendar year for incidental fees at one selected qualifying airline.
  • Choose to carry a balance with interest on eligible charges of $100 or more.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • Annual Fee is $250.
  • Terms apply.
  • See Rates & Fees
Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
See Rates & Fees
Annual Fee
$250
Balance Transfer Fee
See Terms
Recommended Credit
Excellent/Good
Terms and restrictions apply. See rates & fees.

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