Enter to Win the 12 Days of Giveaways 2017 – Day 1

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Today is Day 1 of Magic of Miles 12 Days of Giveaways for 2017!

Between frenzied attempts to find good parking spots and seats on public transit, and the increased stress that comes with higher passenger loads on planes and longer lines everywhere, I hope you are managing to enjoy your holidays so far at least in some small ways.

Perhaps you grab a minty candy cane on your way out the door, help an elderly hotel guest pick up the cane they dropped in the elevator, help a child bake cookies, or enjoy a few late evenings with loved ones around a fireplace (a la Las Alcobas Napa Valley romantic getaway style).

Maybe you’re even whistling as you pack a suitcase to jet off to someplace tropical and warm.

The holidays are going by too fast for my liking, but I’m thrilled to be able to spend time with most of my immediate family this year. I’m looking forward to some cozy evenings by the fire with hot cocoa, and lots of laughter.

For most people (myself included), travel stress tends to creep in and threaten to steamroll all that happy holiday glow. But wait! I’m so thankful to have great readers like you that Magic of Miles is running 12 days of Giveaways, and you can win free goodies starting today!

What are the prizes?

I’ve got some eGift cards and a stack full of USPS priority boxes that are stuffed full of travel related goodies, ready to get sent out. ’tis the season to share!

Some of the prizes include:

Gogo 25 Session Gift Cards
iTunes $25 Gift Cards
Worldwide travel adapter kit
Starbucks Gift Cards
Sephora $25 Gift Card



To enter today’s (Day 1) contest –

Leave a comment on this post about how your holidays are going so far, or about how you’d like to win today’s contest.


Rules for Entry

Starting today you can enter up to three times per day for the next 12 days by leaving comments on that day’s Magic of Miles contest. Each daily contest ends at 9pm PST, and a winner will be randomly drawn by using Random.org.

Share Magic of Miles’ blog with your friends and family so they can enter too, since there is no “one prize per household” rule. Shipping of prizes can only be done to US addresses (and all prizes will be fulfilled by mid-January), so if you live outside of the US you can still win but will need to be able to provide a friend’s address where the prize can be sent.

You can also stay up-to-date on the giveaways by liking our Facebook page or following us on Instagram or Twitter.

Good luck to everyone and thanks so much for reading Magic of Miles!

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  1. Matt

    Christmas: “So far, so good!”

  2. Bob

    Holidays are going well. We got snow already in Texas!!!

  3. Dan

    Holidays are going well except for too much snow already in Michigan!

  4. Ed Y

    Thanks for the giveaway and have a joyous holiday season

  5. Nancy

    The holidays are going well! I don’t get too caught up in the expected madness and do only the things I really enjoy. Happy Holidays to all 🙂

  6. Debra

    Holidays are going really well so far.

  7. Denise L

    I’d love to win. Thanks for the generous giveaway!

  8. j

    All good!

  9. J.

    White winter.

  10. Karina

    Holidays are going well. Let is snow!!

  11. J.

    Thanks; a win would be welcome.

  12. Karina

    Nice prizes….please pick me!

  13. Jean

    The holidays are going well. Winning would give Mrs Claus a Gift too.

  14. Karina

    Love your blog

  15. Denise L

    Happy Holidays to everyone

  16. Debra

    Really nice but hectic

  17. Denise L

    Thanks for the wonderful blog.

  18. Taryn

    Holidays are going well so far, but I’ll enjoy it more when I’m on vacation next week!

  19. Marc A.

    Holidays are going alright. Not done Christmas shopping :/

  20. Joe-SC1

    Going well, but too much driving – and only halfway done!

  21. Jamie D

    Chicago is cold! But the holidays are going well so far. I was in Morocco for Thanksgiving

  22. Jamie D

    Gifts are all purchased and wrapped! Can’t get better then that!

  23. Jamie D

    I want to win! It would be so fun to win something travel related

  24. Phil gold

    Holidays are going great. Family isn’t driving me too crazy just yet.

  25. Robin W.

    I am completely finished with buying my Christmas gifts and ready to start baking cookies.

  26. Drew

    Holidays are busy busy busy as usual!

  27. Robin W.

    All of my Christmas gift shopping is done and I’m ready to make cookies. (I don’t know where my previous comment went, so hopefully this isn’t a repeat!)

  28. Greg Traylor

    One kid home and two more still to come. Christmas time is great!
    Thanks for the prizes!

  29. Greg Traylor

    I would love to win because it is fun to get a prize in a contest!

  30. Noko

    Enjoying warm holiday in Southern California!
    Few more shopping to do.

  31. Sam

    Love to win gift cards for my mom♥️
    Holidays are going well, but busy!

  32. Cisco

    Holidays are busy!!! Expecting good family time.

  33. David L

    Happy holidays to all

  34. David L

    Thanks for a chance to win

  35. janelle

    Cookie baking today! Holidays going great so far!!

  36. Aleks

    Holidays are started, and snow had come! Want to go somewhere warmer for the next few months 😉

  37. David L

    Great blog

  38. T Black

    I still have to make my co-workers’ holiday gifts, but that’s what the weekend is for! Thanks for the chance to win!

  39. Robin W.

    Seems like a new tradition for us is going to a new Star Wars movie before Christmas!

  40. Jimmy

    Too busy with work before the holidays so not in the holiday spirit yet.

  41. ajm

    Packing for a New Orleans trip – holidays off to a great start!!!

  42. Daniel

    Holiday’s are going well, a bit cold in NY today.

  43. Na An

    Just started my Christmas shopping!

  44. todd s.

    I’d really like to win a prize. Thanks for your great blog.

  45. todd s.

    So far the holiday season has been great!

  46. todd s.

    Hope to win since this is such a great way to get the holidays going!

  47. Paul

    We’ll be heading to the DRC for Christmas, so – not your typical holiday season.

  48. Paul

    Wrong e-mail address…sorry

  49. cnmaz

    I would love to win one of your prizes, this could be a birthday surprise for me as my birthday is next week.
    Thank you.

  50. cnmaz

    The Holiday season so far has been good as I have been able to exercise more and have lost weight in the past month so far.

  51. cnmaz

    Thanks for offering the wonderful prizes, winning one would be great. Happy Holidays!

  52. S. Bradford

    I usually have great fun at the holidays and this year is no exception. The most stressful thing is the last minute wrapping of everything. This year I cleaned my office for space and already have a wrapping station set up. I’ve even already wrapped a gift or two. Hoping to sustain the momentum.

  53. S. Bradford

    Thank you for hosting/holding this giveaway. I was unable to travel this year (gasp!) for a variety of reasons. 2018 though will be time to get back in the traveling groove. I will be thrilled if I win travel related prizes.

  54. Chris

    1st night of Hanukkah was last night with my bother and sister in law

  55. S. Bradford

    Oh shoot. Accidentally posted that I wanted to be notified when new comments are added. Ooops. I imagine I can change that. I am still looking forward to hopefully winning some fun travel items or gift cards! Thanks again.

  56. Sidney Cook

    so far so good, looking at last minute deals on MSY hotels for a quick getaway around the holidays 😉

  57. Saundra Bowers

    Baking is well underway and preperations for Christmas day are going good, so far!

  58. Saundra Bowers

    I`m hoping for snow for Christmas and a bit warmer. Having fun preparing for the holidays with my family. No travelling this year, all parties are local.

  59. Saundra Bowers

    Thanks so much for the giveaway, would love to win!

  60. Steve

    Enjoying travel-free holidays again!

  61. Rich

    Holidays going go so farc!

  62. Cathy Fombelle

    Great Christmas!

  63. martin

    So far …still at work….but counting the minutes til we fly to Bangkok for 14 days in Thailand.

    Drooling at the thought

    Starting with business class (on points) on the glorious Singapore Air . Yes, used “book the cook” to order Lobster Thermidor
    Used paid Royal Ambassador for stay at Intercontinental. Will stay by beach at Hua Hin and later move back to BKK for New Years Eve. Fly home in J (points) on Thai

  64. susan saka

    Cutting back and spreading out the Christmas season…going well! Merry Christmas all!

  65. Cathy Fombelle

    I’m sure hoping to win a prize! Thanks for the contest!

  66. rmh

    too bad the snow here in GA came to early!

  67. rmh

    thanks for ~~not~~ requiring social media to enter your contests!! awesome!

  68. Rachel Travis

    Loving all of the Christmas parties!!

  69. rmh

    thanks for making christmas potentially more merry!

  70. Steve

    Thank you for running a giveaway that is open to those outside of the US.

  71. Doreen Drew

    Starting to get busy now. On the countdown with you! Will be happy to win a tiny prize..Thanks!

  72. Barbara Lowe

    Lots of shopping done and more to go. Happy Holidays.

  73. david

    happy holiday

  74. Sidney Cook

    I love to fly and I love the gogo wifi, hoping for a wonderful christmas season

  75. Sidney Cook

    christmas season has been so far so good

  76. Mary Mougeot

    Looking forward to celebrating Jesus’ birth as always, Merry Christmas!

  77. Peggy Johnson

    Everything is going great so far

  78. pamela

    Sharing the Holidays with my Mom at Disney!

  79. Jonathan

    The holidays in NYC are always jam full as everyone is trying to get things done before the end of the holiday year. They are great, just busy. I’ve always chocked it up to the good portion of the population isn’t Christian, and Hanukkah is often earlier than Christmas, so its always a mad rush as it cuts off even more of the month for holiday plans.

  80. kath hath

    Friends and family shopping in progress!

  81. Rich

    Not so great my house was broken into lad5 week

  82. Debbie

    Gift cards and PJ’s are always nice. Would love to keep reading daily for your give-aways!!

  83. Barbara Lowe

    Christmas shopping coming along fairly well. Now for the fun flying to Seattle from sunny Florida for the week, Brrrr.

  84. Cathy K

    Brisk, but sunny while out doing last-minute Christmas shopping. Ho Ho Ho!

  85. Sam Maxwell

    Excellent, though no SNOW yet!

  86. Jeff M.

    Day 6….another chance at goodies for myself since I finished shopping for everyone else.

  87. cathy fombelle

    Trying to get all my last minute shopping done!

  88. Barbara Lowe

    My holiday shopping is completed, Sunny here in Florida

  89. barbara lowe

    Holidays are always great in sunny Florida.

  90. Barbara Lowe

    Would like to win, Thanks for the opportunity.

  91. Cynthia Alpers

    We are so fortunate and blessed. My holiday love and good wishes go out to the recent California fire victims who have lost their homes. I’m hoping that they have loved ones to spend this holiday with.