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Home Shopping Network’s NCL cruise sweepstakes

I just entered this one. You might want to unclick the box about emails, but otherwise it should be easy – just name, contact information, and age. I’d say it took me a couple minutes to enter.

Here’s the entry form. To be eligible, an entrant must be 18 years of age or older and reside in the U.S. or its territories. Entry constitutes permission to use entrants’ name, voice, likeness, photograph, quotes or video footage without further permission. You have until June 18th.

Grand prize: a choice of a seven day Haven suite cruise for two (2) on any one of the following ships will be awarded: Norwegian Gem, Norwegian Pearl, Norwegian Jewel, Norwegian Epic or Norwegian Breakaway. The trip includes roundtrip airfare from the winners nearest airport to the departure city and a $500 HSN gift card. Approximate retail value of grand prize: $11,500. All other costs are the responsibility of the winner, including but not limited to government taxes and fees, service charges, ground transportation, shore excursion fees, baggage fees and any personal expenditures. All reservations and cruise arrangements are at the sole discretion of Norwegian. Cruise must be completed within one year from award date. Restrictions and blackout dates apply.

The winners will be determined through a random drawing of all eligible entries on or about July 1, 2013.

Americans can visit Cuba legally and fre if they win this sweepstakes

Insight Cuba is running a sweepstakes for Americans to get a chance to visit Cuba. They provide legal, small group tours for U.S. citizens, Travel to Cuba is legal for only the third time in 50 years. The licensed tour operator is offering consumers the chance to explore the once-forbidden island with its “Win a Trip to Cuba for Two” Facebook sweepstakes, running now through June 17th.

To participate, like the Insight Cuba Facebook page and enter via the “Win a Trip to Cuba for Two” tab at the top. It’s a quick one, the entry form takes less than a minute to fill out.

The winner will be selected at random on June 18th to receive a free trip for two on the tour of choice: Undiscovered Cuba, Cuban Music & Art or Classic Cuba. Full sweepstakes terms and conditions are listed on the Facebook page.

The grand prize includes roundtrip airfare from Miami to Havana; first-class accommodations, meals and activities as outlined in the itinerary; U.S. Department of the Treasury License and Letter of Authorization; Insight Cuba tour leader and Cuban guide; entrance fees to scheduled activities; in-country ground transportation and transfers; in-country airfare (where applicable); travel health insurance; emergency medical evacuation; trip cancellation coverage (up to $1,000); Insight Cuba travel guidebook; and 24-hour emergency service.

Win a trip to Hawaii

If you live in the US, and don’t mind signing up for a few email lists, then this sweepstakes for a trip to Hawaii may interest you.

ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: Four (4) nights of accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki, two (2) round trip flight tickets between any major airport in the Continental U.S. and Honolulu, HI, CA; two (2) Lomi Wawae spa treatments at the Na Ho’ola Spa at Hyatt Regency Waikiki; and dinner for two (2) at Japengo. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes, tips or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner. Major credit card may be required at check in to cover any incidental expenses. Approximate Retail Value: $3,800.

The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the U.S. who are at least twenty one (21) years old at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. All federal, state, and local laws & regulations apply. This sweepstakes ends March 31, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Cruise Holidays of Shelby Facebook sweepstakes for a free cruise

This Facebook contest offers a chance to win a deluxe European river cruise for two from AmaWaterways.

I believe you have to like the contest on Facebook to open up the entry form. Then it’s a minute or two to give them your email, phone number, and name. Then, you should see a little thank you for having entered.


Win a free 7-night cruise for 2, offered by Cruise Holidays and AmaWaterways
Winner will choose from a November or December 2013 “Christmas Time Cruise” or a “Christmas On The Rhine” cruise
Entries accepted until March 31, drawing to take place April 8, 2013
One entry per person
More terms and conditions are posted on the Cruise Holidays website

St. Patrick’s Day Ireland vacation sweepstakes from Ancestry.com & Great Value Vacations

The contest is open to U.S. residents 21 and older and can be entered by visiting Ancestry.com’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Ancestry.com until March 21, 2013.

I’ll be entering because Ireland has always been pretty high on my list. I even have some Irish ancestry. And naturally, we’ve talked about Ireland on this site since we’re all about dreaming up possible vacations here:
Solo travel plan for Ireland
, movie tourism in Ireland, and Dublin travel plan to list a few.

So here are the details for the contest: Great Value Vacations, in partnership with Ancestry.com, offers an Ireland Coast to Castle Sweepstakes. One lucky winner will receive an unforgettable Irish vacation for two, as well as a custom suite of Ancestry.com products and services including a 1-year Global Explorer membership, Ancestry DNA kit, Family Tree Maker 2013, and research with Ancestry.com’s ProGenealogists.

2013 marks the year of The Gathering, a year-long celebration of all things Irish during which Ireland and its people are welcoming the Irish diaspora, as well as anyone with a love of Ireland to visit. Great Value Vacations is making it possible for one lucky winner and a companion to take part in what has been dubbed “the people’s party.” In addition to the vacation, the winner (whether of Irish descent or not) will have the opportunity to research their roots using a variety of products and services donated by Ancestry.com.
The Ireland Coast to Castle Vacation includes:

Round-trip economy class air
1 night at the 4-star Croke Park Hotel, Dublin
4 nights at winner’s choice of more than 1,000 Bed & Breakfasts located throughout Ireland
1 night at the 5-star Adare Manor, Limerick
Automatic rental car for the duration
House of Waterford Crystal Tour
Full Irish breakfast daily

According to Great Value Vacations’ Brand Manager, Laura DeMaio, “The Irish people have always held their ancestry in high regard, so in addition to a luxury Irish vacation that provides travelers with the flexibility to visit the regions they most want to see, we’re delighted to include a variety of Ancestry.com products that will enable the winner to research their roots prior to the vacation, and then based on those results, select Bed & Breakfast accommodations located in the region(s) they’re most interested in visiting. Of course, the sweepstakes is open to all U.S. residents, not just those of Irish descent.”

Sweepstakes for roadtrip in Sweden

VisitSweden, Volvo Cars North America, Tourism in Skåne, and the West Sweden Tourist Board are running a sweepstakes for a chance to win a one week trip for two to West Sweden and Skåne, complete with flights,
accommodation, restaurant meals, activities, and a Volvo to use during the trip.

To enter, visit www.CarPlusVacation.com and create your own vacation itinerary to West Sweden and Skåne. Choose from a selection of adventures, attractions, restaurants and hotels, then add your selections to the interactive trip planner, share your itinerary with your friends, and submit to be entered in the sweepstakes.

By the way, making your itinerary can be pretty fun – they have a a bunch of choices and you just click on the ones that seem most fun. Here’s my West Sweden travel plan.

USA Today Sleep Inn Road Warrior Sweepstakes

Here’s a press release that those of you who enjoy sweepstakes will like:

Calling all racing fans! Enter for a chance to win the thrill of a lifetime, a Sleep Inn Skip Barber Racing School Package. You and four lucky friends will travel to the Skip Barber Racing School of your choice to attend an “Introduction to Racing” program; this is valued at $3,000! You’ll also get $5,000 to be used for travel and expenses, and two nights’ hotel accommodations at a Sleep Inn hotel or other Choice Hotels property nearest to the Skip Barber Racing School (excluding Rodeway Inn, Econo Lodge, and Suburban Extended Stay hotels). Hurry, sweepstakes ends May 28th, 2009! Max one daily entry per person/e-mail. Rules here.