Best travel contests for October 2016


Once you win one contest, you get hooked at how easy it can be to score a great travel prize. These travel sweepstakes could be your lucky ticket to adventure.

Win new Andiamo luggage from LuxeGetaways. LuxeGetaways and Andiamo luggage have partnered together to offer two winners a new lightweight, hard-shell bag from its Elegante line. It has eight wheels, making it easy to roll through an airport, plus an integrated TSA locking system. Enter by Nov. 14 to be eligible to win.

Vacay replay with Marriott Pompano Beach. One family can win an all-expenses paid vacation for five nights at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa. All it takes is to upload a family vacation photo to the resort’s Facebook page and share an example of a past vacation that perhaps didn’t go as planned. The resort wants to offer the chance for a “vacation replay” to create the perfect family trip. Other perks include daily breakfast buffets, two spa treatments, and a variety of recreational and dining activities around town. If you want to participate, enter via the “Vacay Replay” tab on the resort’s Facebook page by Oct. 23.

Private jet flight and Bluesmart luggage up for grabs. Enter your email to be eligible to win one of two private jet seats on any of the JetDeals listed on the Jet Smarter app. Other prizes include a $1,000 credit to use at an Oasis home, two Bluesmart Black Edition carry-on luggage pieces, two App in the Air lifetime memberships, and the chance to give a $500 donation to the charity of your choice. Be sure to enter by Oct. 15.

World Nomads’ Halloween Getaway for two. Between now and Nov. 2, World Nomads is promoting a Halloween-themed travel contest. Two travelers can enjoy an Intrepid Travel trip, including a two-week journey through central Europe, a foodie adventure in Cambodia, or a week exploring Egypt’s beautiful sights. To enter, visit the contest website and explain why one of the trips “bewitches” you and gets you excited to travel.

Vacation getaway and shopping spree in Jamaica. Shoptiques is offering an exciting five-night vacation and $500 shopping spree in a sweepstakes available between now and Oct. 21. A trip for two to Jamaica and airfare credit can be yours for supplying your email address.

Design your own Airbus A380 with ANA. All Nippon Airways of Japan is taking delivery of three Airbus A380 aircraft. Instead of painting all of these mammoth planes in the airline’s traditional logo, it is offering the chance for aviation fans to design the livery. The winner will see their proposed work of art painted on one of the planes and enjoy a business-class trip for two between Honolulu and Tokyo, which is the route that the airline’s A380 will commonly fly. Be sure to create your own design and submit it by Nov. 30.

Win a seven-night Celebrity Cruises vacation or 50,000 Marriott Rewards points.Through a partnership with CruisesOnly, Marriott Rewards is offering two big prizes for those that enter the sweepstakes between now and Nov. 30. All it takes is to sign up to receive emails about The Cruises for Marriott Rewards program. The grand prize is a seven-night Celebrity Cruises vacation with $500 onboard credit plus four nights at the JW Marriott Miami. The first-place winner will score 50,000 Marriott Rewards points.