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May 2011


101 Daily Summer Fun Prizes from Banana Boat

Beach season is officially under way after the holiday weekend, and to help you and your family keep the fun going all summer long, Banana Boat is hosting a 101 Days of Summer daily sweepstakes.

Daily prizes include Banana Boat sun care products, Visa gift cards, gas gift cards, iTunes gift cards and other summer fun surprises! There are 86 prizes in total. CLICK HERE for the official rules and a list of prizes.

To enter, visit Facebook.com/BananaBoatBrand and "like" the page. Fill out the entry from for your chance to win! You can also follow along on Twitter @BananaBoat_

The giveaway runs through September 4.


Free museum admission for military families

Thanks to the Blue Star Museums initiative, active-duty military personnel and their families can receive free admission to more than 1,300 museums across the United States throughout the summer.

Scores of museums in the Big Apple are participating, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art. The program begins on Memorial Day Monday and runs through Labor Day.

The free admission is available to members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserve members, as well as five immediate family members. Spouses and children of deployed military members are still eligible, provided they have proper military identification.

For a list of participating museums, visit NEA.gov/National/BlueStarMuseums/


Dave & Buster's National Play Day

In honor of the second annual National Play Day, Dave & Buster's is kicking off summer with a free $10 in game play.

To get your free $10, visit FreePlayDay.com and download the coupon, valid through May 31.

The free game play can be used at any Dave & Buster's location on hundreds of games. In addition to the free coupon, Dave & Buster's offers Eat & Play combos and half-priced games on Wednesdays throughout the summer.


8 weeks, 8 winners of OC beach vacations

Ocean City, New Jersey, is America's Greatest Family Resort, and it's less than a tank of gas away to the fun-filled beach destination. Now, you can spend a week there for free.

The Ocean City Chamber of Commerce is giving away a free seven-day family summer vacation each week from June 27 through August 15. Each prize includes accommodations for seven nights (Saturday to Saturday) at a beach house with a minimum of three bedrooms, two baths and a maximum occupancy of eight people. Winners will also get a welcome basket with free tickets, special offers and coupons valued at $500, as well as $500 in cash.

To enter, visit OceanCityVacation.com and fill out the entry form. You must be 25 years old to enter.


Hotels.com Travel Trivia

Looking for a luxury getaway this summer, but don’t have the cash? Well how does "free" sound? Hotels.com is giving away $5,000 weekly as part of its Travel Trivia contest.

Each week during the entry period, one lucky player will receive a $5,000 MasterCard gift card that can be used towards a luxury weekend getaway. There will be 16 winners in total.

To enter, visit HotelsSummerGiftaway.com, select the trivia game and correctly answer the three featured questions. You have unlimited chances. You can also gain additional entries by sharing the contest on Facebook and Twitter, by referring friends and by following Hotels.com on Twitter.

The contest runs through September 4.

Additional Hotels.com deals include a free gas card for booking consecutive nights at a Price Match Guarantee hotel and a free Amazon Kindle for booking three or more consecutive nights.


Win a Napoleon grill

Memorial Day weekend is coming up, which mean the summer season is about to get underway. And what better way to celebrate than with a brand new Napoleon Prestige I Series P450 gas grill?

Napoleon is giving one away for free as part of Napoleon Grill Giveaway Sweepstakes. The grand prize grill has 695 square inches of total cooking space and a 42,000 BTUs patented stainless steel cooking system. It has porcelain cast iron reversible cooking grids to keep food moist while it cooks, and it comes with a limited lifetime warranty. It has a retail value of $799.

To enter, visit Facebook.com/NapoleonGrilling and fill out the entry form.

The contest ends June 15.



Win free tickets to see Rihanna in concert

In celebration of NIVEA's 100th anniversary, fans across the country can win the opportunity to see Rihanna in concert.

Rihanna is serving as the official voice of NIVEA's anniversary celebration campaign and will lend herself to a plethora of activities surrounding the year-long event.

NIVEA will be giving away tickets to 11 different Rihanna shows, including Uniondale on July 19 and East Rutherford on July 21. Other cities include Baltimore, Chicago, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Boston.

One grand prize winner will win a VIP trip to the New Jersey show. Winners get round trip airfare, show tickets, autographed Rihanna T-shirts and a backstage meet and greet.

To enter the Rihanna Live Sweepstakes, visit Facebook.com/NIVEAUSA, "like" the page and fill out the entry form.

The entry period runs through June 19.


The Corona Beach Getaway

Corona recently launched the biggest retail promotion in its history, offering customers 21 and older the chance to win one of 100 trips to Mexico.

To enter, look for one of more than 12,000 unique bottles and cans inside specially marked packs of Corona Extra and Corona Light. Then, visit CoronaBeachGetaway.com and enter the 10-digit code found on the bottle or can for your chance to win.

One hundred grand prize winners will receive a five-day, four-night trip to a beach resort in Mexico in February 2012. The prize includes airfare, hotel accommodations and three meals per day at the resort.

Other prizes include 500 Corona patio umbrellas, rolling coolers and cabana tents.

For a free Entry Code, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Corona Beach Getaway Sweepstakes Requests, P.O. Box 5639, Blair, NE 68009-5639, to be received by September 12, 2011. All entries must be received by 4:59 pm (ET) on September 26, when sweepstakes ends. Specially marked packages will be generally available until July 31 or while supplies last. Remember, the contest is only open to people ages 21 and up.


Ready, Set, Toss your way to free salad

May is National Salad Month, and to celebrate, Tossed is giving away free salad for a year!

All you have to do is visit Tossed.com and enter your salad design for a chance to win. Your salad must be an original, unpublished recipe using only the ingredients listed on the "design your own" menu selection.

Start with one or a combination of lettuces, and then add your choice of toss-ins and one dressing. Contestant's contact information and salad entry name are required to enter a design.

All entries must be submitted by midnight on May 31.

A panel of Tossed executives will evaluate each entry based on taste, creativity and visual appeal. The winner will be announced on June 15.

The grand prize winner will receive one free salad per week, starting July 1 and ending June 30, 2012. The national winning salad will be featured at participating Tossed locations as a limited time offer during the month of July 2011.

Since 1998, Tossed has grown from its original location at 295 Park Avenue South to include restaurants across the U.S.


10 new cars from OnStar

Need some new wheels? You could win one of 10 free cars in the OnStar Push On sweepstakes.

Each winner will get their choice of any Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac vehicle worth a maximum of nearly $132,000 (The Chevy Volt is excluded).

If you are 18 years old and currently have OnStar in your car, entering couldn't be easier. Just push the blue OnStar button and tell the operator you'd like to enter. If you don't have OnStar, you can still enter by sending your name, address, city, state, zip code, email address, date of birth and phone number on a 3x5 piece of paper in a No. 10 business-size envelope to ONSTAR Push-On Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 1202, Franklin, Tennessee 37065. Entries must be postmarked by May 31.

There is a limit of three entries per person, regardless of entry method. Visit OnStar.com/web/portal/pushon for more information.