Travel contests & sweepstakes: win luxury holidays!

Friday newsletters always feature luxury travel conteststipsseries or news.

Today (January 4, 2019): Travel contests & sweepstakes: win luxury holidays!

Every first Friday of the month, you can win exclusive prizes & free holidays in my pick of the best luxury travel contests & sweepstakes on the internet. These contests are weekly updated on my travel blog here, so check back regularly.

In this issue: win Business & Economy Class flights as well as luxury holidays to Alaska, the Maldives, Brazil, Thailand, Mauritius, Norway, Iceland, Portugal, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Hong Kong, France, Hamburg, Turkey, Florida, Malta, and Canada.

This month is also your last chance to win an ultra-luxe 5 night stay at two of my favorite resorts in the world, Soneva Fushi (Maldives) or Soneva Kiri (Thailand), with Soneva’s social media competition (open to all).

WIN A HOLIDAY AT SONEVA FUSHI IN THE MALDIVES
WIN A HOLIDAY AT SONEVA FUSHI IN THE MALDIVES


  • LAST CHANCE! Win a five-night stay at either Soneva Fushi, Maldives, or Soneva Kiri, Thailand. These über-exclusive properties rank among the very best (and my favorite) resorts in the world. Domestic transfers and full board are included. Alcohol, in-villa dining, mini-bar, and paid experiences are not included.
    • Eligibility: open to all
    • End date: 31 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a three night holiday in the Maldives. The grand prize is a three-night stay in a Jacuzzi Beach Villa at Reethi Faru Resort, including a 30 minute spa treatment, breakfast each morning of your stay at Vakaru restaurant, one complimentary dinner at Dhiyavaru, a dolphin safari, sandbank excursion plus a discovery dive during your stay.
    • Eligibility: open to all
    • End date: 31 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a four night stay in Brazil. The grand prize is a four-night stay for two people at Hotel Maitei in Bahia, Brazil. This prize also includes breakfast each morning of your stay plus a bottle of sparkling wine in your room upon arrival.
    • Eligibility: open to all
    • End date: 31 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a three night stay in Thailand. The grand prize is a three-night stay in a Balcony Suite at The Barai Spa and Residential Suites in Hua Hin, Thailand. This winner will also enjoy 2 days of the Lifestyle Collection program which includes: 1 x healthy lifestyle consultation 1 x body composition analysis plus full board (3 meals per day at McFarland House) and all beverages, excluding imported drinks and alcohol.
    • Eligibility: open to all
    • End date: 31 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a 2 night stay at any CitizenM Hotel. The grand prize is a two-night stay plus breakfast for two people at any citizenM hotel, subject to availability. The randomly selected winner will be contacted by citizenM to arrange the stay.
    • Eligibility: open to all
    • End date: 29 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win 2 Economy Class tickets with KLM. The grand prize includes two KLM Economy Class round trip tickets to the nearest KLM destination to 1 of the 5 destinations chosen by the participant in the competition. The trip must be taken within three months after the winner has been awarded the prize.
    • Eligibility: open to all
    • End date: 14 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here (you have to scroll through 50 destination, pick five, and then enter your details)
  • Win flights to Rio de Janeiro with Norwegian. Gatwick Airport and Norwegian will fly the winner to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil in a Boeing 787 Dreamliner non-stop from London Gatwick. To win a pair of tickets just enter your details on the Gatwick Airport website.
    • Eligibility: open to all
    • End date: 30 April 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win return flights from London to Taipei with China Airlines. The prize consists of two return economy tickets from London Gatwick to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. To enter the competition, you need to watch a video and answer a question.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 11 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win 2 Business Class or 4 Economy Class tickets with Etihad Airways. One prize of either 2 Business Class flights to anywhere on the Etihad Airways network or 4 Economy Class flights to Abu Dhabi, will be awarded to one winner at the conclusion of the competition period.
    • Eligibility: open to Australia residents
    • End date: 11 March 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a ten night Alaska cruise on the Queen Elizabeth. The prize winner and a guest will enjoy a 10-night voyage to Alaska, sailing the Inside Passage roundtrip from Vancouver. Relax in the comfort of a Balcony stateroom on Queen Elizabeth and experience onboard activities, entertainment and cuisine inspired by Alaska.
    • Eligibility: open to USA & Canada residents
    • End date: 26 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win 1000,000 AAdvantage miles. All you have to do is sign up for American Airlines’ weekly cruise newsletter for your chance to win a dream cruise for two, as well as your share of one million AAdvantage miles. The grand prize is 500,000 AAdvantage miles and one cruise for two. Five other prize winners will receive 100,000 AAdvantage miles.
    • Eligibility: open to USA residents
    • End date: 31 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a week-long, all-inclusive holiday in Mauritius. The prizewinner and a guest will spend seven nights in a superior room at La Plantation d’Albion in Mauritius, a luxury Club Med hotel in the Indian Ocean. All meals and drinks are included, as are return flights from the UK for two people.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 18 February 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a trip to Norway. The grand prize is a four night stay at the Herangtunet Boutique Hotel, nestled in the outdoor wonderland of Heggefjord, with £500 travel expenses and a Nikon Z 7 camera.
    • Eligibility: open to UK & Ireland residents
    • End date: 31 March 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a four night trip to Iceland. The grand prize is a four-night adventure holiday in Iceland including guided Ice Cave tour & Glacier walk, worth over £2,000.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 31 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a luxury holiday to Oman. The grand prize includes return flights from London to Oman (Muscat), 6 nights accommodation in Alila Jabal Akhdar (3 nights) and Al Bustan Palace (3 nights), daily breakfast, and dinner at Juniper restaurant (Alila Jabal Akhdar)
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 30 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a three night spa break in Portugal. The grand prize includes three nights’ accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis at the new Anantara Vilamoura Resort, full access to the spa for the duration of your stay, and one 30-minute treatment.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 31 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win an all-inclusive honeymoon in Jamaica. The grand prize includes an all-inclusive stay of seven nights at Couples Resorts Jamaica, 4 nights at Couples Resort Ocho Rios and 3 nights at Couples Resort Negri, with 24-hour dining, excursions to local sights and unlimited water sports. This prize does not include flights but does include transfers to and from Montego Bay Airport.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 17 March 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a VIP trip to Japan. The grand prize includes airport transfers in Tokyo and Osaka, 3 nights’ luxury hotel accommodation in Tokyo Queen Karaoke, 1 x 7-day Japan Rail Pass (includes access to bullet trains), 2 nights’ accommodation in the ‘Rockstar Hotel’ in Osaka, two concert tickets, and a spa treatment.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 30 May 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a trip to Hong Kong. The grand prize includes two return plane tickets with Virgin Atlantic Airways and a five-night stay at the 5-star Pottinger Hotel plus 1,000 Hong Kong dollars to spend in Hay, one of Lee Tung Avenue’s restaurants.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 6 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a week away in a French villa, plus return flights from the UK, on behalf of luxury villa holiday specialists Oliver’s Travels. The prize-winner will spend seven nights at La Maison du Sud, a one-of-a-kind villa in the Languedoc region. The prize includes return flights from the UK for two, car hire throughout the stay and a welcome hamper made up of local produce. The winner may invite up to four more guests, but they will travel at their own expense.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 13 February 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a holiday to Hamburg. The prizewinner and a guest will spend two nights in a Sir Boutique room at the trendy, revamped Sir Nikolai Hotel, set in a former warehouse on the canals in the Old Town of Hamburg. Return flights from the UK are included. Breakfast at IZAKAYA Asian kitchen & bar, the hotel’s restaurant, is also included.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 17 February 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a seven night honeymoon to Mexico. The grand prize includes a stay in a luxury villa on a bed-and-breakfast basis at the Viceroy Riviera Maya, Mexico plus a private dinner for two on one night. Blackout dates apply and the prize does not include flights or airport transfers.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 15 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a villa holiday for four in Turkey, on behalf of luxury villa holiday specialists Oliver’s Travels. The prize-winner will spend one week at Yuksel Evi, a family-friendly two-bedroom villa with private pool and magnificent views of the naturally beautiful Gokova Gulf. The villa holiday is valid for four persons, including return flights from the UK, car hire throughout your stay and a local welcome hamper on arrival. The prize is valued at £2,800.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 10 February 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a family holiday to Amelia Island in Florida worth £6,000. The grand prize includes Economy flights with Wow Air from the UK via Iceland to Orlando International Airport, Florida for two adults and two children, five nights accommodation within a family room, and family attraction tickets to top attractions across the island.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 7 February 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a family holiday to Malta. One lucky family of four will win a four-night stay at the Urban Valley Resort & Spa, 13-17 April 2019, located within the beautiful landscapes of “Wied Għollieqa” Nature Reserve. The resort boasts an impressive children’s program including arts and crafts, a playground, children’s pool with organized pool activities and a treehouse. The prize offers the winners four nights in a family room on bed and breakfast basis.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 10 February 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a snowy 7 night holiday to Whistler in Canada. The winner plus a friend will get to spend seven snowy nights in Whistler Village courtesy of Delta Hotels by Marriott Whistler Village Suites, as well as return flights, airport transfers, and plenty of extras (e.g. 3-day lift tickets at Whistler Blackcomb, a guided day of skiing or snowboarding including lift line priority, a 3-day premium ski or snowboard rental, an adventure into the Callaghan backcountry by snowmobile, a helicopter tour, a spa day followed by a 3-course dinner, and more).
    • Eligibility: open to residents of the USA, Canada and UK.
    • End date: 28 March 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a 5 night luxury stay in Oman. The grand prize includes a 5 night stay at the Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort. All meals during the stay are included in the prize, in addition to one spa treatment for two. Return transport from London Heathrow to Muscat International Airport and flights with Oman Air are also part of the prize.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 15 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a trip to Lisbon. The prizewinner and their guest will stay at AlmaLusa Baixa/Chiado, a hotel set in the Praça do Município, a historic downtown square near the waterfront.  Breakfast is included in the prize, as well as a £1,000 Radisson Hotel Group gift card that you can use to spend at any Radisson Hotel Group property in Europe and the Middle East. Return economy flights with TAP Air Portugal from the UK are included.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 6 February 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a trip to the Algarve (Portugal). The grand prize includes two return economy flights with Ryanair from the UK to Faro, four nights’ accommodation at Companhia das Culturas Ecodesign & Spa Hotel, including daily breakfast, use of the hotel’s traditional hammam, and a yoga class and full-body massage for two, a food tour for two with Eating Algarve Food Tours, dinner for two at À Terra restaurant in Praia Verde hotel, sgraffito and lime painting workshop for two with Barroca, and transfers to/from Faro airport.
    • Eligibility: open to UK residents
    • End date: 13 January 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win a cruise for two. The grand prize is a 7-day cruise for two with Holland America Line to your choice of Europe, Caribbean, Alaska, Mexico or Canada & New England.
    • Eligibility: open to USA and Canada residents
    • End date: 31 March 2019
    • Enter the competition: click here
  • Win one return ticket with Brussels Airlines to an European destination of your choice. The ticket includes all taxes, and will be valid for one year from the date the winner is contacted informing him/her of the win.
    • Eligibility: open to all
    • End date: no closure date (monthly contest)
    • Enter the competition: click here

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