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Check out this week’s travel contests and sweepstakes to try your hand at winning Marriott stays & Marriott bedding, a Tuscan getaway to Florence, a trip to Hawaii’s big island, a free car rental at Silvercar or a long weekend in Miami.

Win a Marriott stay & Marriott bedding
Win a Marriott stay & a Marriott bed

Win Marriott Stays and Marriott Bedding From ShopMarriott

You can win several prizes from ShopMarriott, like a grand prize of either a Marriott foam bed or a five night stay for the winner and guest at ANY Marriott location. If you are a Marriott Rewards member by March 9, 2015, you will win both prizes. Other prizes will also be awarded, like Marriott bedding sets and four and three night stays at Marriott properties. Make sure to sign up to be a Marriott Rewards member so that you can earn as many prizes as possible.

The contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia), France, the United Kingdom, and Germany who, as of January 28, 2015, are at least 18 years of age. Enter by 2:00 p.m. ET on March 9, 2015. 

Win a Tuscan getaway to Florence. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.
Win a Tuscan getaway to Florence. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Win a Trip to Florence, Italy from the Travel Channel

You can win a dream trip to Tuscany for two including:

  • Round trip coach class airfare for winner and one guest to/from Florence, Italy
  • Seven days/six nights deluxe class hotel accommodations
  • Private tour of Florence, including the Piazzale Michaelangelo and Duomo Complex
  • Authentic Tuscan cooking class
  • $1,500 spending money
  • Round trip airport transfers in Florence
  • All taxes related to airfare and accommodations

The contest is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. ages 21 years or older. Enter by 11:59 p.m. ET on February 28, 2015.

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

Win a Trip To Hawaii From Wheel of Fortune

You can win a trip to Hawaii for two including:

  • Roundtrip economy airfare to/from Hawaii’s Big Island
  • Four nights accommodations at the Hilton Waikoloa Village
  • $5,000 cash

To enter, watch Wheel of Fortune on February 13, 2015 and write down the special “Second Honeymoon Sweepstakes Puzzle of the Day.” Then, enter to win online and join the Wheel Watchers Club in order to gain a second entry.

The contest is open only to permanent legal residents of the 50 states of the U.S., or D.C. and Canada (excluding Quebec, Guam, Puerto Rico and all other U.S. and foreign territories and possessions) who are 18 years of age or older as of February 9, 2015. Enter by 2:59 p.m. PT on February 14, 2015.

Share your worst car rental experience for a chance to win a free rental with Silvercar
Share your worst car rental experience for a chance to win a free rental with Silvercar

Win Free Car Rentals From Silver Car

As Valentine’s Day is coming, everyone is evaluating their current relationships (or lack thereof). Silvercar wants to encourage the public to start evaluating their current relationship with their car rental company and check out their “Top 5 Red Flags” and determine whether it’s time for you to “break up” with bad car rental company and start a new relationship with Silvercar. In order to win, Silvercar wants you to #KissAndTell this February. Share your worst car rental experience on Facebook with hashtag #KissAndTell for the chance to receive a free Silvercar day.

Enter by February 28, 2015. 

Win a trip to Miami Beach
Win a trip to Miami Beach

Win a Trip to Miami from Aquafina

You could win a trip to Miami for two from March 26-29, 2015, including:

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • Hotel accomodations for three nights
  • One round of golf for two
  • A spa session for two
  • Dinner for two at a local restaurant
  • $1000 in cash

To enter, take a photo of yourself drinking Aquafina bottled water or drinking a glass of water. No purchase of any product is required and a purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Upload your photo and enter a caption related to your fitness or healthy eating/drinking goals. You can upload one photo per day.

The contest is open to legal residents residing in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia ages 18 or older (19 in AL or NE). Enter by 11:50 p.m. ET on February 22, 2015.

Win a million TrueBlue points

Win One Million TrueBlue Points from JetBlue

JetBlue is offering the chance to win one million TrueBlue points when you register for Family Pooling by February 19, 2015. The Family Pooling program lets you and your family earn and redeem points from a central account, making it much easier to book award travel. If your family flies JetBlue often, it’s worth signing up anyway; the contest just makes it more compelling.

The contest is open to legal residents residing in one of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico ages 21 or older. You must be a TrueBlue member enrolled in family pooling, and Enter by 11:59 p.m. ET on February 19, 2015.

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