Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

Promotions: gtrot September Takeover Sweepstakes Grand Prize Winner!

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Our September Takeover Sweepstakes has come to an end. We are excited to announce that we will be sending Nancy Lloyd  (@paintergirl1958) to Asheville, North Carolina this fall! Stay tuned for more promotions from gtrot!

Promotions | gtrot September Takeover Sweepstakes- Final Round!

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

This is the final round of our September Takeover Sweepstakes. Enter for your chance to win two free roundtrip flights anywhere in the United States ($500 value)! Where do you want gtrot to send you this fall? Tweet us your response (“I want @gtrot to send me to _________ this fall! #gtrottravel”) daily for additional entries. You must sign up for gtrot and “Like” us on Facebook for valid entry. The Twitter entries are optional and will be accepted daily!

What are you waiting for? Get those entries in now!

Happy Travels!

Promotions | gtrot September Takeover Sweepstakes Round One

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Earlier today, we announced the first round winner of out September Takeover Sweepstakes, Kimberly! She won a $50 Groupon gift card. The second round of the contest started today and will extend through Sunday, September 25, 2011. The second round winner will receive a $100 Groupon gift card. The third round and grand prize winner will receive two free roundtrip flights ($500 value). Don’t procrastinate, get those entries in now!

Don’t forget these important rules :

1. You must sign up for gtrot!

2. There are two ways to enter: Like us on Facebook OR Tweet “I want @gtrot to send me to (insert city here) this fall! #gtrottravel”. You are allowed one Twitter entry a day.

3. Have fun!

Happy travels!

Promotions | gtrot September Takeover Sweepstakes!

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

September is the month of giveaways! Not only do we want you to travel and have a great time while doing so, we want you to share your travels with us. Very soon, sharing travel with friends will become a totally different experience, for the better! We’re here to help you get out of dodge and explore the world! Share your trips with us and “Like” us on Facebook for your chance to score some sweet prizes. You can tweet entries, too!

Starting this week, we’ll be giving away Groupon gift cards every week to gtrotters chosen at random, with the final prize being two free roundtrip flights anywhere in the US!  Are you excited yet?

How do you enter? It’s really easy! Sign up for gtrot, if you haven’t already. It’s quick using Facebook Connect (don’t worry we’ll never post anything without your permission)!

There are two ways to enter:

To enter on Facebook, “Like” gtrot on Facebook.

To enter on Twitter, tweet “I want @gtrot to send me to _________ this fall! #gtrottravel”. You can enter with a tweet once a week.

You can enter on Facebook and Twitter.

The Grand Prize winner will be announced on October 3, 2011. The first round of the contest has begun, so start spreading the word!

Prizes and Schedule:

First Round: 9/12/11- 9/18/11 Winner announced 9/19/11

Your Chance to Win $50 Groupon gift card

Second Round: 9/19/11- 9/25/11 Winner announced 9/26/11

Your Chance to Win $100 Groupon gift card

Third Round: 9/26/11-  10/02/11 Winner announced 10/03/11

Your Chance to Win Grand Prize: Two round-trip flights (worth $500) anywhere in the US!

gtrot Takeover Sweepstakes Promotion deets:

1) No purchase necessary. Entries are based on Facebook friends joining gtrot between September 9th and October 2nd, how many Facebook friends “Like” gtrot on Facebook and how many Twitter users tweet the specified link. Weekly winners will be announced at the end of each contest period on Facebook and Twitter (if applicable).

2) The grand prize drawing will take place October 2, 2011. The winner will be notified via email. If they do not claim their prize within 30 days they will forfeit their prize and an alternate will be selected. Winners names will be announced on The Trot Blog.

3) The grand prize includes two roundtrip flights ($500 value).


#wwkds Roundup: Week Three 08/22

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

This was our third week hosting “Wander Weekends” (#wwkds) on Twitter. As always, we loved reading what our followers did this past weekend. We’ll be hosting it again next Monday for the entire day. We look forward to more people joining #WanderWeekends!

Here are a few #wwkds tweets from this week:

@Joefry#wwkds @gtrot @dyemondgrl @TMZ Eminem made $3.3 million for two nights of rapping. What did you do with your weekend?

@amymarden: @gtrot We went to Day out with Thomas in Union, IL #wwkds

@ChrisRill: @gtrot I had an amazing dinner at Noma in Copenhagen, the number 1 restaurant in the world according to S.Pellegrino. #wwkds

Happy travels!

Mystery Photo Wednesday!

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

For those of you who follow us on Twitter and/or Facebook, you’ve noticed that every Wednesday we have a Mystery Photo Contest. We post a photo from an interesting place and the first person to correctly guess where the photo was taken wins! The winner gets a special gtrot prize pack! Our prizes in the past have included tons of gtrot stickers, travel guides, travel books, t-shirts and more! Today’s Mystery Photo will come later this afternoon. Be sure to stay tuned each Wednesday for different Mystery Photos from around the world.

Here are a few of our previous Mystery Photos:

“Like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (@gtrot) to stay up-to-date on all things gtrot. Happy travels!