10 Summer Travel Sweepstakes You Don’t Want to Miss!

Summer Travel Sweepstakes

Often, using points and miles for severely discounted airline tickets or incredible hotel stays feels like hitting a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 9th inning. Securing those upper-class seats or that stellar corner suite? It’s like winning the redemption lottery. You’re grinning from ear-to-ear and feeling pretty lucky!

You’ve done the hard work and put in the effort on points, so why not take a few extra minutes to apply to some sweepstakes? (Seriously, usually the forms can be completed in seconds!)

Imagine how you’d feel with a grand prize in your back pocket… after all, someone has to win! Plus, it’d be a great story to add to your travel tales.

We’ve listed 10 awesome sweepstakes below in order of their closing dates. Some of them are ending pretty soon, so don’t wait to enter!

Travel Channel — Iceland Adventure Sweepstakes

Blue Lagoon, Travel Channel Iceland Adventure Sweepstakes
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While The Travel Channel doesn’t list much detail on the sweepstakes page, this grand prize is certainly worth an entry. It looks like they’re giving away a HUGE chunk of change to explore Iceland! It’s a pretty trendy destination right now…

The Grand Prize: $10,000 check
Deadline: 7/7/2017, 8:59:59 am EST
Eligibility: Open to legal U.S. residents aged 21+
Entries Allowed: 1 per day
Link: Official Sweepstakes Entry Page

Asiana Airlines — Ready, Set, Fly! With A350 Sweepstakes

Ready, Set, Fly! With Asiana350 Sweepstakes
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Asiana Airlines is celebrating the launch of their new San Francisco route on the A350 aircraft with a killer sweepstakes. To win, you’ve got to answer 2 (incredibly easy) questions on the entry form. Plus, they’re giving away 52 prizes!

The Prizes:
Grand Prize (1 winner): 2 round-trip economy class tickets from the U.S. to Asia
First Prize (1 winner): 1 round-trip economy class ticket from the U.S. to Korea
Second Prize (5 winners): A traditional Korean jewelry box
Third Prize (10 winners): An ASIANA350 aircraft model at 1:200 scale
Fourth Prize (15 winners): A Yankee Candle set
Fifth Prize (20 winners): An Asiana Airlines neck pillow

Deadline: 7/7/2017, 11:59:59 pm PDT
Eligibility: U.S. and Canada (except Quebec) residents aged 18+
Entries Allowed: 1
Link:  Official Sweepstakes Page

Trip Advisor — 10 Nights in Bali Sweepstakes

Trip Advisor 10 Nights in Bali Sweepstakes
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Trip Advisor is celebrating their first Travelers’ Choice® Awards for Rentals by giving away a bucket-list trip to Bali, which was voted as the world’s best destination by Trip Advisor travelers. To enter, just fill out a quick form on the official sweepstakes page. The Grand Prize here is a doozy folks, and remember…someone has to win! Why shouldn’t it be you?

The Grand Prize:

  • 10-night stay at Trip Advisor award winning property Villa Ziba, in the heart of Seminyak (butler service included)
  • Round-trip airfare and airport transfers for 2
  • Dates of your choice

Deadline: 7/11/2017, 11:59:59 pm EST
Eligibility: Open to residents of the U.S., Canada, France, Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom aged 18+ (or the age of majority in their respective states)
Entries Allowed: 1
Link: Official Sweepstakes Page

Choice Hotels — 2017 Baseball Road Trip Sweepstakes

Choice Hotels Baseball Road Trip Sweepstakes
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Alright baseball fans, listen up. If you’re into road trips, Choice Hotels is giving away a pretty decent grand prize! Plus, with 75 first prizes to be issued, there’s a better chance you may at least win something!

The Grand Prize:

  • 120,000 Choice Privileges Points that can be used for 3 nights at a Choice Hotel
  • 4 tickets to 2 baseball games (total of 8 tickets)
  • $500 that can be used for a rental car

First Prize: 75 promo codes for 25% off a Fanatics.com purchase

Deadline: 7/12/2017,  11:59:59 pm EST
Eligibility: Legal U.S. residents aged 18+
Entries Allowed: 1 per day
Link: Official Sweepstakes Page

Citi & American Airlines Advantage — 30 Years of WOW Contest

Citi / AAdvantage 30 Years of Wow Contest
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Okay, this is more of an Instagram contest than a sweepstakes, so it takes a bit more effort — but it’s definitely worth considering! Citi and American Airlines are celebrating 30 years of the Citi® / AAdvantage® card inspiring millions of “Wow” travel moments. The grand prize includes a slew of points and some serious cash to help you create your next “Wow” moment. They’re awarding 30 honorable mentions with miles as well.

How to Enter:

  1. Post a photo or video of your “Wow” travel moment from the last 30 years on Instagram
  2. Tell us where you’d like to experience your next “Wow” moment
  3. Tag @Citibank, #30YearsOfWow, and #Contest

The Grand Prize (3 winners):

Honorable Mention (30 winners): 30,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® miles

Deadline: 7/20/2017, 11:59:59 pm EST
Eligibility: Open to all U.S. citizens or resident aliens aged 18+ with a valid U.S. taxpayer ID number (plus Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands)
Entries Allowed: 1 unique entry per day
Link: Official Contest Page

Mariott — Mariott’s Epic Canada Adventure Sweepstakes

Mariott Epic Canada Sweepstakes
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Mariott is celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary by giving away a Canadian Adventure worth ~$6,000USD to 3 lucky grand prize winners! On the sweepstakes page, you simply click a photo of the destination you’d most like to visit, fill out the entry form, and you’re entered!

The Grand Prize (3 winners): 4 days and 3 nights for the winner and 1 travel companion to the destination selected at the time of entry

  • Round-trip coach airfare (to/from major airport nearest winner’s residence to Canadian destination location)
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation (1 standard room, based on double occupancy)
  • Ground transportation to/from airport/hotel
  • $1,000 CDN/$742 USD check for spending money (for the winner only)

Deadline: 7/20/2017,  5:00 pm EST
Eligibility: Open to legal U.S. and Canada residents aged 18+ (or the age of majority in their respective states)
Entries Allowed: 1. To receive an additional entry, participants may share the sweepstakes on Twitter, Facebook, or through email. For each friend that enters the sweepstakes through their share link, participants will receive 1 additional entry (up to 25 total).

Link: Official Sweepstakes Page

Southwest Airlines & Discovery Channel — Dare To Dive Sweepstakes

Southwest Dare to Dive Sweepstakes
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Calling all Shark Week fans! In honor of Shark Week, Southwest Airlines and The Discovery Channel have put together an epic sweepstakes taking 1 lucky grand prize winner and 3 friends on a trip worth ~$4,600 to the Grand Cayman Islands. Will you dare to dive?

The Grand Prize: 1 winner will receive a trip to Grand Cayman

  • Round-trip air travel for winner and 3 guests
  • 1 $2,000 Ritz-Carlton® gift card
  • 1 $1,000 Visa® gift card

Deadline: 7/31/2017, 11:59:59 pm CST
Eligibility: Open to all legal residents of the contiguous U.S. aged 19+
Entries Allowed: 1
Link: Official Sweepstakes Page

Evian — The US Open Sweepstakes

Evian US Open Sweepstakes
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Tennis lovers rejoice! Evian is sending a bunch of lucky winners (11 trips for 2, to be exact) to New York, NY for the 2017 US Open Finals.

The Grand Prize (11 winners): A 3-day/2-night trip for 2 to New York, NY to attend select matches of the US Open Tennis Championships

  • Tickets will be on sponsor-selected dates between 9/9/2017-9/11/2017
  • Round-trip coach airfare (to/from major airport nearest winner’s residence to New York, NY)
  • Round-trip ground transportation between airport and hotel
  • 2 nights hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy)
  • 2 tickets to attend select matches of the US Open
  • $500 check for spending money

Deadline: 7/31/2017, 12:00 pm EST
Eligibility: Open to legal U.S. residents aged 18+
Entries Allowed: 1
Link: Official Sweepstakes Page

Samuel Adams — Take Me With You Sweepstakes

Sam Adams Take Me With You Sweepstakes
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Samuel Adams is capturing the essence of Summer and their Summer Ale’s 3 new looks with this travel giveaway. The Samuel Adams Take Me With You Sweepstakes actually involves entering separately for 3 awesome trip locations: Cadillac Mountain in Maine, Key West in Florida, and the San Juan Islands in Washington state.

The Grand Prize (Cadillac Mountain): 1 winner and 1 guest will receive a trip to Cadillac Mountain in Maine to see the sunrise.

  • Round-trip airfare for 2
  • Double-occupancy hotel accommodations for 2
  • $500 gift card for spending money

*Trip must be taken before October 31, 2017

The Grand Prize (Key West): 1 winner and 1 guest will receive a trip to trip to Key West to see the sunset at Mallory Square.

  • Round-trip airfare for 2
  • Double-occupancy hotel accommodations for 2
  • $500 gift card for spending money

*Trip must be taken before November 1, 2017

The Grand Prize (San Juan Islands): 1 winner and 1 guest will receive a trip to the San Juan Islands in Washington state to kayak in the bioluminescent water.

  • Round-trip airfare for 2
  • Double-occupancy hotel accommodations for 2
  • $500 gift card for spending money

*Trip must be taken before November 1, 2017

Deadline: 8/1/2017, 11:59:59 pm EST
Eligibility: Open to legal U.S. residents aged 18+
Entries Allowed: 1 per location
Links: Official Sweepstakes Page
Official Rules (Cadillac Mountain)
Official Rules (Key West)
Official Rules (San Juan Islands)

Bai — Bai Experiences Sweepstakes

Bai Greatest Ingredient Sweepstakes
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Bai (antioxidant infusion drinks) wants to send you on a fantastic trip to 1 of 5 different locales, each home to one of their greatest ingredients. A contest with 5 exotic destinations mean 5 winners… and these trips do not disappoint!

The Grand Prize – Coffee Tour in Panama: Trip for winner and 1 guest to Los Naranjos, Panama

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Ground transportation between airport and hotel
  • Accommodations for 6 nights at the Finca Lerida Resort
  • $500 spending money per person
  • Advertised activities: deluxe coffee tour, learn to brew your own coffee, visit Volcano National Park

The Grand Prize – Safari in Tanzania: Trip for winner and 1 guest to Tanzania, Africa

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Ground transportation between airport and hotel
  • Accommodations for 6 nights (tented camps)
  • $500 spending money per person
  • Advertised activities: tours of wildlife in custom safari vehicles with expert guides, fly to Mahale to see chimpanzees, options for deep water swims, fishing, exploring waterfalls

The Grand Prize – Hang 10 in Hawaii: Trip for winner and 1 guest to Maui, Hawaii

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Car rental
  • Accommodations for 6 nights at the Hyatt Regency Maui (including breakfast)
  • $500 spending money per person
  • Advertised activities: private surfing lessons, explore the island, whale watching, penguin experiences, spa availability

The Grand Prize – Yoga in Costa Rica: Trip for winner and 1 guest to Montezuma, Costa Rica

Deadline: 8/31/2017, 11:59:59 pm EDT; trips must be taken within 1 year of prize notification
Eligibility: Open to legal U.S. residents aged 18+ (19+ in Alaska & Nebraska)
Entries Allowed: 1 per person
Link: Official Sweepstakes Page

Whether you choose 1 fun sweepstakes or enter them all, we wish you good luck from the Upgraded Points team!

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