Travel Tuesday Giveaway – Enter now to win a $100 gift card

With the holiday seasons upon us, I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a $100 gift card. Everyone is running around, shopping, visiting family and getting ready to celebrate the season. Enter now to win a $100 gift card of your choice. The winner can choose from: a $100 Hilton Gift Card from Amex, a $100 Marriott Gift Card or a $100 Visa Gift Card (no, it’s not Vanilla.)

To enter all you have to do is leave a comment telling me how you started reading my blog. Did you see a tweet? Did you find it on another blog (if so, which one)? Did you see it on Facebook? It’s that simple! Just tell me how you found me.


  • Leave 1 comment telling me how you started reading my blog
  • You must use your real first name and the first initial of your last name (example Stacey S) when you comment
  • The deadline to enter is Wednesday, November 21 at 5pm ET
  • The winner will be selected at random

Good luck!


213 Comments on "Travel Tuesday Giveaway – Enter now to win a $100 gift card"

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    Hope you have a good Thanksgiving.

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