Dream Vacation Giveaway Event + $1,000 Visa Gift Card ARV $6,000

This is a SPONSORED Event 

Dream Vacation Giveaway

Dream Vacation Giveaway Event + $1,000 Visa Gift Card

I am so excited to be a part of this awesome giveaway! One winner will get the choice of a cruise up the west coast to Alaska or a Caribbean cruise. Plus, the winner will receive a $1,000 Visa Gift Card to use on their travels! Yes, this is a Dream Vacation!

Welcome to the Dream Vacation Event!  We’re giving away This event is sponsored by Our World Travel- When you book your next vacation, book through Our World Travel and you can earn cash back on all your bookings! Earn anywhere from 1.5% to 3% cash back! Put some extra money in your pocket for your next vacation!

This giveaway is open to residents of the U.S. & Canada, ages 21+ (due to cruise line restrictions on passengers under 21 traveling alone). Please read the complete rules and disclaimers below.

This event is hosted by Dixieland Mom Product Reviews and Live, Love…Travel, and co hosted by Frugal Diva Frenzy, One Proud Momma, Giveaway Bandit, Mom At 40, and So Cal Coupon Mommy.


Winner will get their choice of either:



Inside Passage with Glacier Bay

Golden Princess | Star Princess

Roundtrip from Seattle, Washington
Ports: Seattle, Washington | Juneau, Alaska | Skagway, Alaska |Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska (Scenic Cruising) | Ketchikan, Alaska |Victoria, British Columbia | Seattle, Washington




Grand Caribbean Sampler

Caribbean Princess

Roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Ports: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida | Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands |Island of Cozumel, Mexico | Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos | Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
on Princess Cruise Line.
Either itinerary includes up to 4 persons. 
INCLUDES: 2 Days prior to cruise hotel stay and 2 days following the cruise 

hotel stay at one of these 2 hotels, will depend on which itinerary the winner 

In Ft. Lauderdale: 
Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach – a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
In Seattle: 

The winner will also receive a Visa Gift Card to use towards travel to/from the port or other expenditures, in the amount of $1000.00! (U.S.) 

Depending on Itinerary they can sail between May and December of 2014

 other than a few black out dates. Entry is simple, just follow the instructions on the giveaway tool below! Giveaway ends October 17, 2013 at 11:59 pm EST. Good luck! 

This event is sponsored solely by Our World Travel and is NOT sponsored by, 

affliated with or in any manner associated with Princess Cruise Line, Hyatt,

 Doubletree or Connexion World Travel. 

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    An inside passage cruise is the only cruise i would consider taking!

  • Joe K

    My perfect dream vacation would be a trip to Australia and the South Pacific.

  • andrea

    My dream vacation would be to Hawaii

  • jessica hager

    I have always wanted to go to Paris,France.

  • Roxanne Williamson

    My dream vacation is to cruise the inside passage.

  • Laurie Pearson

    My perfect dream vacation would be to the beach. Somewhere in the caribbean or hawaii!! 🙂

  • charles quick

    i need a vacation bad

  • Bellina Jacobs

    I dream of going to several places. I would love to go to Greece. I would love to go on a “photographer’s dream” safari.
    Anywhere that involves nature at its best!

  • Natalie S

    My perfect dream vacation would be a nice getaway with the hubs to Tahiti or the Fiji Islands! A cruise would be awesome too!

  • Renae

    A vacation to Japan.

  • E

    Love this


    My dream vacation would always be Hawaii – My wife and myself always wanted to go there

  • richard bonjour

    any beach will do !

  • Tiffany C

    My dream vacation is anything involving a warm beach and the ocean, and I’ve always wanted to go on a cruise 🙂

  • Bonnie Pavel

    My dream vacation would be going on a cruise to the Caribbean!’

  • Pamela H

    My dream vacation is anywhere near the ocean with my husband of 22 years!!

  • terri

    sounds perfect for a vacation!

  • I would love to visit Amsterdam. I have never been outside the USA and would like to visit my friend’s home country. I would have my children with me and my husband. Since I am terminally ill it would be a wish on my bucket list filled.

  • A 2 week stay in Jamaica at an all inclusive 🙂

  • michelle riebeek

    Right now the Oregon Coast!!

  • Jacob LaFountaine

    I would want to see Hawaii

  • Natalie

    Perfect vacation includes biking with my mom and brother in the mountains!

  • Tara Liebing

    My dream vacation would be somewhere warm with my son and we would just be able to relax and have fun.

  • Dave S

    The cruise would be fabulous !

  • Australia with hubby

  • Jennifer H

    Would love to go on a cruise to Alaska

  • markathy

    Travel out West and visit Grand Canyon, Mt Rushmore, Yellowstone etc

  • jdnorthwest

    A week of beaches and playing with the kids, that doesn’t include dishes and cooking.

  • Laurel Lowrey

    Warm beaches and clear blue water by day, soft comfortable bed by night.

  • ATF

    love to go anywhere warm

  • Katie Roch

    My dream vacation would be traveling around Italy. I would love to see Rome, Florence, Venice, and Milan.

  • Trish F

    I always wanted to go to Portugal ever since I saw a show on the travel channel some 20 years ago. So that would be my dream vacation, sun, sand and seafood. Thanks for a great giveaway!

  • rosannepm

    I’d like to take all my kids, their significant others and my grandchildren to Hawaii.

  • Shane S

    my dream vacation would be traveling around Italy with my kids

  • Anna Pry

    renting out a castle in Ireland for my whole family to stay

  • Paul Keyser

    My dream vacation would be a trip to Hong Kong.

  • Lorena Keech

    My dream vacation would be two weeks in Ireland with my husband.

  • lyndsey

    I’ve always wanted to go to mexico on a cruise. Not actually making that up. at all.

  • Monique Rizzo

    A week at Disneyland- Just me and hubby.
    Thanks for the chance.

  • Melanie

    My husband had a work conference in Orlando at the Universal Resort. I went with him and had the perfect combination of time completely by myself (what a fabulous break!) and with him. I didn’t even know that was my dream vacation, but it was. Although next time I would rather go to a Disney park.

  • Heidi S

    A 6 month tour of Europe-Ireland, Germany, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Italy, France, Austria, England, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Monaco, Netherlands, etc.

  • Betty Antibus

    We have so much wished for a caribbean cruise!

  • shana

    My dream vacation would be hawaii with my husband! Never had a honeymoon been married 15 years yesterday 🙂

  • Becky Dinkins

    My dream vacation is a cruise and land trip to Alaska. I want to see the glaciers and the perfect stillness of the Alaskan waters. I want to visit Denali National Park.

  • Jeanette Jackson

    We have always wanted to go on a cruise. Maybe Hawaii, the Caribbean or Alaska

  • Cheryl Larimer

    My dream vacation would be 2 weeks in Fiji – it just seems like the most exotic place with amazing beaches.

  • Rust

    My dream vacation would be a week in Hawaii.

  • Mtlgrl4evr

    I would love to take my family to Hawaii! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

    Tiffany Hearn
    Tandt625 at hotmail dot com

  • Tara

    relaxing on a beach in Hawaii!

  • Andy Dip

    My dream vacation would be relaxing on the beaches of hawaii

  • Beth Gallinger

    A trip to each Scandinavian country would be great!

  • paulinem

    Mine is pretty easy. Mine would be a week in Florida with multi day visit to Disneyworld (yes, I’m still a kid at heart!) and staying at the Nickelodeon hotel. My kids love our vacations!

  • talliana

    Would love to go to Hawaii

  • Karla

    my dream vacation would be too Hawaii or the Caribbean in the winter or Alaska in the summer. I had a stroke and cannot work now, so winning a vacation would mean the world to me as my husband and I celebrate our 20 wedding anniversary this December, but cannot afford a trip right now.

  • rparis

    my perfect dream vacation would be a trip to Paris

  • Mia Dentice Carey

    I would be happy if I could just go home to Pittsburgh….my dream vacation/retirement/place to live EVERYTHING =/

  • Me

    My dream vacation is to travel the world.

  • longsgl

    I would love to go on a whale watching cruise.

  • Nidhi

    My ideal vacation would be relaxing at the beach reading a book.

  • Megan Raines

    going to ireland

  • minah

    A golfers getaway for my husband to enjoy (with me of course!)

  • Joseph

    London, England

  • Alex Lowman

    my dream vacation would be a trip to the Caribbean!

  • Pat E.

    Sun, beach, ocean

  • Kimberly Frazee

    Take kids to Disney would be a Dream n a half

  • lori

    trip to LA and live like a celeb

  • Sherri Gorbey

    I love the Caribbean and that ranks high on my list, but my dream vacation would be 14 days in Hawaii, oceanfront, with diving, paddle boarding, surfing, shopping, exploring and all the delicious food i can eat packed in as often and as much as possible.

  • Amy Wright Bostic

    The Caribbean would be wonderful to win. my dream vacation would be a cruise to alaska

  • Jocelyn Pooler

    Both trips sounds amazing! My dream vacation would be to head back to St. Thomas VI where my husband and I were married and just spend time on the nearby islands and sail a boat to Puerto Rico.


    My dream vacation is one where I would not have to do anything but relax and enjoy myself!!!

  • Kathleen

    I would LOVE to go on an all-inclusive vacation! I don’t want to have to worry about paying for this or that. Just arrive and do everything I want, or not do what I don’t want to, eat wherever, and drink whatever, without pulling out the cash or credit cards. Now that sounds AWESOME!!

  • Oscar Hernandez

    It would be a trip to Hawaii with my family.

  • Trudy

    Hiking, biking, rappelling, zip lining and relaxing on the beach. Costa Rica’s sounding pretty good.

  • tmoobc

    My dream vacation would be a trip to Japan.

  • Savoy

    My dream vacation would be a combo Mediterranean/African Cruise

  • Tara Benvin

    my dream vacation….would just be to have a vacation!!!!!!

  • Michelle Proper

    Mine would be taking my kids and Grandkids to Disney World since my own never got to go!

  • David Balkin

    My wife and I had the flu on our honeymoon. My dream vacation would be redoing our honeymoon anywhere as long as she’s there.

  • Dan Stols

    Would love to take the girls on the Caribbean cruise

  • Julia Cosgrove

    My dream vacation would be to go to Hawaii with my family.

  • David

    Anywhere but here is my dream vacation.

  • Jeff Toplak

    I want to win this!!

  • Candy McDonald

    My dream vacation would be to Hawaii.

  • Susie King

    My perfect dream vacation would be Hawaii.

  • flowerfiend12 .

    My dream vacation would be a cruise, as I’ve never been on one.

  • Kathleen Downes

    My dream vacation would be a trip to Disneyland. I haven’t been there since I was a kid and my son has never been there.

  • anne marie

    I would love to take a cruise to Alaska.

  • Laura duggan

    This would be a great experience.

  • Books ForMe

    My perfect vacation would be renting a log cabin with a hot tub on the patio. Hiking in the woods and relaxing!

  • Marie LaBrosse

    A cruise is the best way to see the world and yet relax completely at the same time. I definitely would love to do the Alaskan cruise seeing a pristine part of our universe.

  • Pamela Lytle

    A cruise to Alaska would be divine!

  • Jeannette Harkin

    My dream trip is to Ireland!

  • Nora Driskel

    I would love to go to Paris.

  • Trisha B.

    My perfect dream vacation would be going to Las Vegas and winning a ton of money!

  • peachfacelady

    always wanted to cruise to alaska

  • cpsnsamples

    id love to go to hawaii

  • Andrea L

    My dream vacation is somewhere tropical where I can walk across warm, sandy beaches and basque in the sunshine.

  • diesel51p

    Grand Caribbean Sampler, I have wanted to go this route forever. Warm, sand, sandals and great food.

  • Jennafer211

    My perfect vacation would be relaxing somewhere, trying new things and not cooking or cleaning.

  • blessedta


  • Bayou Runners (HD)

    My dream vacation would be skiing in Colorado, we would never be able to afford to bring the family on one like that, and we would love it!

  • Kimberley Converse

    Alaskan cruise with my husband and our kids.

  • JeannetteNL

    I have always wanted to travel to Greece and Italy one day so I suppose they would both be my ‘dream’ vacation. The one you have described above certainly falls under the ‘dream’ vacation category as well!

  • Janea Carrell

    I would like to take a Mediterranean cruise.

  • gordon

    The Caribbean with my wife and son and lots of suntan lotion!

  • Nena Sinclair

    I’ve always wanted to take a cruise to the Caribbean or to Hawaii!

  • Judy Bradley

    My perfect dream vacation would be to take my mom & my 2 sisters on a scenic railroad trip across Canada, ending in an Alaskan cruise. My mom has always dreamed of this, and I would love to provide it for her while she is still able to enjoy it.

  • JaniceT

    My perfect dream vacation: My husband, two daughters and myself standing at the bow of the ship headed throught the aqua blue waters of the Carribbean while the warm salty breeze blows against my face while holding a frozen tropical concoction in my hand..Heaven! 🙂

  • Buddy Garrett

    My dream vacation would be a cruise to the South Pacific.

  • gannyofshy


  • melikegarfield

    I’ve got a bunch of dream vacations, but the one I want to make happen first is a trip to the UK so my mom can visit Ireland, Scotland and England, something she has wanted to do FOREVER.

  • Ashley

    My dream vacation would be a week long trip to Disneyland with my whole family.

  • slehan

    Refer friends link is bad. No extra entries. Bummer.

  • Ruth

    My perfect dream vacation would be a drive up the west coast with a stop at Disneyland1

  • lilshuga2001

    hawaii with my baby

  • Laura Sloan

    An Alaskan Cruise

  • Amy Sullivan

    My dream vacation is to Australia and Bali. Australia is the only continent I haven’t been to! (minus antartica) and I need to go!

  • aekz2

    My dream vacation is taking my family to Hawaii. I want my kids to see how blue the ocean is.

  • Donna Pyszk

    Alaskan cruise would be my dream vacation

  • Dusty S

    My dream vacation would be some where warm where I can just relax and let go.

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