Have you ever arrived at a new destination wishing you had more local knowledge? Where’s the best place to eat? Is there a cool toy store nearby? How about a park? With partners at Travelingmom.com, Family Travel Forum, and the family-welcoming Residence Inn Hotels, we want to encourage you to share your local favorites in the towns you know best.
SOCIALIZE WITH US: TWITTER PARTY & FACEBOOK = MORE PRIZES
First, don’t miss our #RIThrival Twitter party on Monday, October 1 at 9pm ET for fun tips and stories about traveling like a local. We’re giving away three 2-night Residence Inn stays during the party – check out how to participate and register with TravelingMom.com. We expect to hear great tips from locals @TravelingMoms @KimOrlando @CindyRichards @DebMomOf3 @chaotic_barb @verasweeney @maryheston @bloggymoms @Takingthekids @familytravel4um @ramblingstump @dipaolamomma @according2kelly @eightymphmom
Next, Residence Inn has created the Residence Inn Thrival Guide on Facebook, to help you thrive when you travel. Let’s give it up! What are your best tips on hotspots and favorites in your area; share them now. Where’s the best playground? Which bakery has the best cupcakes? Where can you take the kids when it’s raining?
To show our appreciation for your help, we’re giving away a prize the whole family will love: a 4-night stay in a one-bedroom suite at a Residence Inn property of your choice, plus a Marriott Platinum Rewards membership. The Marriott Platinum membership features such benefits as Platinum Exclusive Elite Offers, a Dedicated Platinum reservation line, arrival gift for future stays, 50% bonus on points for stays and customized rewards.
ENTER NOW AND DO IT QUICK
Enter this contest through the THRIVAL Rafflecopter widget below. Every day we will post a different question seeking great tips about the places all parents should know about when they visit your town. Leave a new tip each day and each tip=one entry in the giveaway.
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Check the Rafflecopter widget daily to leave your tips – and there are options for extra entries into the contest for helping promote it as well. Good luck!
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Answers which are either inappropriate or spam will not be counted as entries. The winner will be chosen randomly and will have 48 hours to respond and claim the prize or another winner will be randomly chosen.
During the winner’s visit, he/she will stay in a one-bedroom spacious suite, and enjoy Residence Inn’s complimentary daily breakfast. Trip must be completed within one year, by September 30, 2013. Subject to availability and blackout dates apply. Transportation, gratuities, incidentals and all other expenses not included.
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