Booking.com is on a mission to encourage travelers to book somewhere — anywhere, and is giving away $500,000 of travel credit to help travelers get to their favorite destinations.
With almost three-quarters (73%) of Americans saying they enjoy the experience of booking a trip, whether it be browsing online for travel inspiration, locking in flight dates and hotels, or the anticipation of waiting for the trip to arrive; the travel company is looking to make the booking process even more tempting. The site will be selecting fifty winners randomly to receive $10,000 each in travel credits, which can be redeemed over the next year.
How Do I Enter?
- Follow Booking.com on TikTok or Instagram
- Comment on the giveaway post with a place you want to go to. Make sure to include the hashtag #ShareYourAnywhere and #SWEEPSTAKES
- You will have until Sunday, February 19 at 11.59 EST to enter the sweepstakes, so start thinking about where you want to go.
How Do I Choose Where I Want To Go Next
Can’t decide where to go? Booking.com has put together a list of the most trending destinations for 2023 to help get you started. Check them out below:
São Paulo, Brazil
From the energetic nightlife to the art house cinemas and food that will keep you salivating for days, this energetic metropolis will keep you entertained non-stop. While you’re not gnawing on the coxinha (chicken croquette), shopping enthusiasts will enjoy the fashion sites on Oscar Freire Street, while sunbathers can take a short drive to the north coast beaches.
This trending destination has become a favorite among adventure travelers with its popular attraction called the Peña de Bernal, an ancient volcano and the world’s largest monolith that is considered a challenging climb. Hikers can also explore the UNESCO heritage site of Sierra Gorda, which offers unique landscapes of forests, canyons, and deserts.
With over 22 miles of coastline filled with gorgeous blue waters and golden sand beaches, this beachy vacation spot is the ultimate relaxation goal. Enjoy napping on the sun lounges as luxurious yachts cruise in the waters and admire the picturesque mountains behind you. For those who need to be more active, there are plenty of activities that include snorkeling in caves, exploring medieval towns, and dancing the night away in a techno club.
Located in the northern region of South Tyrol, this location offers a range of activities depending on the season. Whether it be hiking the rugged mountains in the warmer climates or skiing down the powdered slopes in the winter months, this town offers everything from exploring medieval castles to tasting world-renowned wines.
Spiritual stays are on the rise, and this seaside city in India has become a popular destination for those looking to tap into their spiritual side. Visitors will enjoy meditations, yoga, and other mindful offerings, as well as the charming streets that are filled with pastel-colored homes. There are also great opportunities to truly immerse yourself in the local culture since the city hosts various festivals and religious celebrations throughout the year.
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
If you’re looking for something more off the beaten path, this stunning destination located on the island of Borneo offers incredible beaches, breathtaking rainforests, and unique local life. From its local craft markets to the floating seafood market, exotic non-alcoholic drinks, and picturesque views of Mount Kinabalu, everywhere you turn will provide something new and exciting to take in.
Santa Fe, United States
For an American destination, you can’t go past Santa Fe. With its rich multicultural heritage and Native American presence, this location offers excellent opportunities to explore different cultures and immerse yourself in old traditions. Since its located at the bottom of the Sangre de Cristo range, there are plenty of adventure activities such as mountain biking, whitewater rafting, skiing, and hiking.
Known for its monasteries that date back to the 13th century, this UNESCO world heritage site offers mesmerizing sights of ancient sites perched on top of majestic rocks. You won’t believe your eyes when you see how these structures have been built on rocks over 1,300 feet high, with incredible backdrops of luscious mountains and valleys. Make sure you take a sunset tour because this is a one-of-a-kind photo opp.
Olomouc, Czech Republic
This lesser-known city is starting to pop up more on people’s travel destinations and is considered a great alternative to Prague since it offers historic sites, unique architecture, and delicious food. Since the historic town is also home to a university, you’ll find plenty of students jumping from trendy cafes, bookshops, and lively pubs.
Hobart is a small island that has a variety of landscapes at your fingertips, from mountains, beaches, wineries, and world-class art galleries. From abseiling down rugged cliffs to surfing the surrounding beaches or kayaking through its rivers, you’ll be able to replenish afterward with delicious local delicacies and homegrown produce, from soft cheeses to sweet jams.
What If I Don’t Win?
Thanks to Super Bowl, now is the time when travel companies are kicking off their promotions. Priceline is also conducting its own promotion, where it will be hiding $5 million worth of travel deals in its advertising materials (such as its Super Bowl commercial and digital ads) that include big discounts on destinations, such as up to 60% off on hotels, flights, and rental cars; $500 off trips to California and more. Keep an eye out for its promotions to see how you can find these savings.
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