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GRAND PRIZE; DAY 12: An All-Inclusive Family Vacation to Now Amber in Puerto Vallarta
Enter to win your family the gift of a getaway! Live in the “now” with a three-day, two-night stay for four at Now Amber Puerto Vallarta! One lucky reader will win an Unlimited-Luxury luxury oceanfront escape to Now Amber Puerto Vallarta which features spacious suites, limitless a la carte meals and premium beverages with 24-hour room service. Enjoy snorkeling, kayaking, wind surfing and a variety of other daytime activities for the entire family — including access to the Explorer’s Club for Kids and Core Zone Teens Club. Learn more about Now Resorts & Spas’ “Now is the Time” vacation experience at www.nowresorts.com.
DAY 6: Picnic Blanket with Carry Handle
Having a picnic is a breeze with this fold-up picnic blanket with Velcro closure and a carry handle. The blanket is foam lined and has water-resistant PVC backing to keep your family dry, and the front pocket is perfect for storing keys or a wallet. Plus, you can proudly show you’re a fan of Family Vacation Critic!
DAY 4: One-Night Accommodation Nationwide at Homewood Suites by Hilton
Providing a home away from home, Homewood Suites by Hilton are located throughout North America. Hotels feature studio and one- and two-bedroom suites with separate sleeping and living areas, and fully equipped kitchens. Plus, guests also receive daily complimentary full hot breakfast, an evening meal with drinks Monday through Thursday, free Internet service, complimentary grocery shopping services and outdoor recreational options. A one-night certificate allows your family to have fun in places like Anaheim, Calif., San Antonio, Texas, Chicago, New Orleans and . (Click the links for attractions and family fun in those cities.) Find a hotel in your travel destination by visiting Homewood Suites.
DAY 2: High-Back Foam Dining Booster by One Step Ahead
Hate those dirty, wooden booster seats at restaurants? Provide your child with comfort and support with this high-back foam dining booster seat from One Step Ahead. The seat is wider and taller than most booster seats for more support, and features a suction base that stays put on a chair without straps. A molded-in carry handle makes the chair easy to carry. Learn more about One Step Ahead products by visiting its website.
DAY 11: One Step Ahead Snack & Play Travel Tray
This travel tray by One Step Ahead doesn’t just provide a place for kids to play and snack while on the road, it also provides peace of mind for parents for its safety. The soft, firm foam is rigid enough for kids to use, but collapses safely on impact. Better yet, that safety feature makes the try foldable for travel, easily fitting into a carry-on bag. Use the tray in the car, in a stroller or on a plane using a strap that wraps around your child’s waist, with mesh pockets to hold toys or snacks. The foam and can be cleaned with a damp cloth or wet wipe. Learn more about One Step Ahead products by visiting its website.
DAY 10: One-Night Accommodation Nationwide at Homewood Suites by Hilton
Providing a home away from home, Homewood Suites by Hilton are located throughout North America. Hotels feature studio and one- and two-bedroom suites with separate sleeping and living areas, and fully equipped kitchens. Plus, guests also receive daily complimentary full hot breakfast, an evening meal with drinks Monday through Thursday, free Internet service, complimentary grocery shopping services and outdoor recreational options. A one-night certificate allows your family to have fun in places like Anaheim, Calif., San Antonio, Texas, Chicago, New Orleans and Orlando. (Click the links for attractions and family fun in those cities.) Find a hotel in your travel destination by visiting Homewood Suites.
DAY 7: Joby GorillaPod Flexible Tripod
If you’re family is anything like ours, someone is always the trip photographer and left out of family travel photos. Instead of searching for a stranger you can trust to take a good family photo, use this flexible tripod, which not only stands on ground, but can be wrapped around trees, poles, and other stable objects to get a great self-timer shot. The small tripod weighs less than 10 ounces and can fit into a pocket, purse or backpack.
DAY 9: Clek Big-Kid Portable Seat
Clek’s Olli Big-Kid Portable Seat is a backless booster for your 6 to 12 year old. Olli boosts your child so the seat belt fits just right, while providing extra padding — not just a thin layer of padding over a hard-shell, but an actual padded seat! The seat is easy to use and transfer between cars, and is lightweight so families can bring it on planes, trains, and taxis.
DAY 5: Two-Night Family Getaway to JW Marriott Desert Springs
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, located in the heart of California’s Coachella Valley and framed by three majestic mountain ranges, is a sprawling oasis offering a remarkable contrast to the stark beauty of the desert. One lucky family will win a two-night getaway to the resort, valued at $800. The resort boasts an award-winning 32,000-square-foot-spa and recreation facilities that include two Ted Robinson championship golf courses, an 18-hole putting course, 20 tennis courts, basketball courts, lawn croquet and biking. The resort’s recently refreshed 884 guest rooms and suites are located in wings surrounding swimming pools, lakes, verdant fairways, lush gardens and manicured lawns. Guest rooms are spacious and include separate tubs and showers, iHome audio systems and private balconies. Learn more about JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa at www.desertspringsresort.com.
DAY 8: Samsonite Supra 7″ Spinner
Samsonite brings travelers the ultimate in luggage with its Supra 7 29″ Spinner! This durable, yet lightweight bag is expandable, with a fully lined interior. It features an interior packing system, complete with a garment bag, and two outside zipper pockets offer room for small items (and last-minute packing)! This bag comes to you from Colorado Bag’ n Baggage, which offers a wide range of luggage options.
DAY 1: Two-Night Weekend Getaway at Staybridge Suites, Nationwide
Offering spacious suites with full kitchens and amenities that include complimentary breakfast buffets, free Wi-Fi, social evening gatherings, swimming pools and fitness centers, Staybridge Suites offers a perfect home away from home for families on the road. You’ll find the family-friendly hotels in nearly 200 locations across the country, including Orlando, New Orleans, Disneyland, and Indianapolis. (Click the links for attractions and family fun in those cities.) Find a hotel in your travel destination by visiting Country Inns & Suites.
DAY 3: First Years Jet Stroller
Getting through the airport and visiting museums will be easier with this First Years Jet Stroller. The durable stroller can hold 50 pounds and features a five-point harness and rear wheel brakes for safety, and multi-position incline and taller handles for comfort. A fully adjustable, removable canopy and storage basket are also included. The stroller easily folds with one hand and weighs just 11 pounds.
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