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Enter to win 2 tickets to Berlin this November to celebrate the fall of the Wall!

Enter to win 2 tickets to Berlin this November to celebrate the fall of the Wall!

On November 9, 2014 the world’s attention will turn to Berlin and to spots throughout Germany, as the country marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. A series of special events are planned to commemorate the occasion… and EuroCheapo wants to send you there to join in the celebration! EuroCheapo is » Read more

Who Should We Send to Europe? Vote for your favorite finalist!

Who Should We Send to Europe? Vote for your favorite finalist!

EuroCheapo is about to give away two round-trip tickets from the United States to Europe on airberlin! The best part? The winner gets to choose their destination! From the more than 1,000 people who entered our contest last month, we randomly selected the eight contestants below. Each was asked to answer the following question in » Read more

Enter here to win 2 free flights to Europe on airberlin!

Enter here to win 2 free flights to Europe on airberlin!

EuroCheapo and airberlin are giving away two free round-trip flights from the US to Europe in our “Spring to Europe” contest. The best part? You choose the destination! Fly from any airberlin US departing airport to any airberlin European arrival. Where do you feel like flying? Berlin? Stockholm? Milan? Munich? Vienna? Copenhagen? Prague? There are » Read more

Congrats to Valerie, our Summer in Berlin Giveaway Winner!

Congrats to Valerie, our Summer in Berlin Giveaway Winner!

Congratulations to Valerie, the winner of our “Summer in Berlin” giveaway! She’ll be flying with a guest on airberlin from the US, plus receiving five nights of accommodation at A&O Hostel and Hotel, and free sightseeing passes from visitBerlin! Valerie’s submission, a fabulously illustrated series of vignettes, tells of her trip to Berlin in the » Read more

Vote for your favorite finalist in the Berlin dream trip giveaway!

Vote for your favorite finalist in the Berlin dream trip giveaway!

EuroCheapo and airberlin are sending one of the lucky contestants below on a memorable trip to Berlin this summer! Now, we need your help. We posted our contest last month and more than 1,500 of you entered! Of the 25 finalists we randomly selected two weeks ago, the 14 contestants below responded. We asked them » Read more

Enter to win a dream trip to Berlin this summer!

Enter to win a dream trip to Berlin this summer!

Feel like celebrating the summer in Berlin, Cheapos? We’re ready to send you… and house you… and entertain you…  for free! EuroCheapo’s Summer in Berlin Giveaway! We’ve teamed up again with our friends at airberlin to offer one very lucky EuroCheapo reader (and their guest) a free trip to Berlin… and a whole lot more! » Read more

Flight Giveaway! Win a free trip to Europe with airberlin!

Flight Giveaway! Win a free trip to Europe with airberlin!

Are you feeling lucky, Cheapos? We’ve teamed up again with our friends over at airberlin to give away another fantastic and free roundtrip for two from New York’s JFK airport to anywhere airberlin flies in Europe! Start packing your bags, folks, because someone is about to get lucky. Why shouldn’t it be you? Did you » Read more

Germany Offers “Dream Tour” Trip Giveaway through August 2012

Germany Offers “Dream Tour” Trip Giveaway through August 2012

The German National Tourism Board yesterday launched an interactive game on their Facebook page and Web site that allows contestants to configure and then compete for their own “dream tour” of Germany. One winner from the US will be drawn on August 31, 2012, and will receive round-trip airfare for two to Germany (courtesy of » Read more

Win a trip to Germany, courtesy of airberlin, A&O Hostels and EuroCheapo!

Win a trip to Germany, courtesy of airberlin, A&O Hostels and EuroCheapo!

The summer travel season is heating up, Cheapos, and what better way to celebrate than by winning a free trip to Germany? EuroCheapo has teamed up with airberlin and A&O Hostels to offer one very lucky Cheapo a freebie trip for two from New York City to Germany. Trip Details The grand prize winner will » Read more

Paris Quiz: Celebrating Django Reinhardt with a Perigot bag giveaway

Paris Quiz: Celebrating Django Reinhardt with a Perigot bag giveaway

As a full body-and-soul, foot-stomping nod to Django Reinhardt’s centennial birthday celebration, we’re giving away a super cool “Panier a Bouteilles” (Bottle Bag) in ruby red, created by Frédéric Périgot of Paris! Just in time for summertime shindigs in the sun or picnics by moonglow, it’ll hold tight nine bottles of your favorite beverages. (By the » Read more

Calling all travel buffs: BootsnAll’s new paid writing program

Calling all travel buffs: BootsnAll’s new paid writing program

Attention all travel-writing Cheapos! Our friends over at indie travel guide BootsnAll gave us a sneak peek at a new writing program they’re launching next week called “The BootsnAll Travel Writing Platform,” and we think you might want to have a looksie. What is it? As Boots-n-Chief Sean Keener describes it, this program “aims to » Read more

“NFT London” Giveaway: Share your best London budget tip and win a book!

“NFT London” Giveaway: Share your best London budget tip and win a book!

We love London. We love to stroll through Borough Market; we love to browse through antique doodads on Portobello Road; we love the many gardens and plentiful greenery; and we certainly love a good Sunday roast. But if there’s one thing about London we wouldn’t mind changing, it’s the cost. Alas, the city that brought » Read more

Paris Quiz: Blue-striped sailor style and a book give-a-way!

Paris Quiz: Blue-striped sailor style and a book give-a-way!

In grand ole Oprah style, I’ve decided to round out 2009 with another contest give-away. Plus, I’ll doff my “bachi” (French sailor hat) to a few of my favorite things in Paris! Be the first Cheapo to correctly answer the New Wave film-related questions below, and we’ll give you a handsome catalog from the exposition, » Read more

Free Bag Contest: And the mystery film is…

Free Bag Contest: And the mystery film is…

Thanks for all of the responses we received to Monday’s Paris film quiz. (If you haven’t read the clues yet, read the post before proceeding!) The quiz was a real doozy, but we did have a winner. Here’s an explanation from our correspondent and quiz-master Theadora Brack: “As with any mystery, the clues don’t always add » Read more

Sephora Bag Contest: Guess the Paris film and win!

Sephora Bag Contest: Guess the Paris film and win!

We’re in need of a detective, see. Be the first Cheapo to answer the film-related questions below correctly, and we’ll give you a real swell Sephora Film Noir Black Lace travel bag! First, the clues: 1. The film takes place in Paris. 2. The wife of New York City mayor Jimmy Walker has the leading » Read more

Happy Bastille Day! “Lady Liberty” contest winner announced

Happy Bastille Day! “Lady Liberty” contest winner announced

Happy Bastille Day, Cheapos! Whether you’re in Paris or Peoria, we hope you’ll find the time today to hum a couple bars of “La Marseillaise,” drink a pastis, or at least think warmly of Catherine Deneuve. As for these New York-based Cheapos, we’re taking a tip from the French Tourism Office in New York and heading » Read more

Perigot Bag Contest: Who gave Lady Liberty her structure?

Perigot Bag Contest: Who gave Lady Liberty her structure?

Yes, Cheapos, the Statue of Liberty is back and looking ever so fierce in her spiky nimbus (or halo—after all, it’s not a crown!) and her matching floor length chiton robe in all its coppery green tonalities. It’s an exquisite nod to the style of classical Greece, I must say. Pinching from Christian Dior, “Darling, » Read more

Ring-a-ding-ding! We have a winner to our “Carrie Bradshaw in Paris” contest

Ring-a-ding-ding! We have a winner to our “Carrie Bradshaw in Paris” contest

Yes, Cheapos, we finally two winners to our recent “Carrie Bradshaw in Paris” contest. We asked the following question: During the season six finale: 1) Where in Paris did Carrie Bradshaw fall? 2) What color was her umbrella? and (for existential bonus points)… 3) What exactly did she lose during her spill? Congratulations Arte and Christina! You » Read more

Free Umbrella Contest: Carrie Bradshaw in Paris…

Free Umbrella Contest: Carrie Bradshaw in Paris…

Note: This contest is now over. A winner is announced! Turns out, sometimes the rain must fall in New York City as well as in Paris.  Have you seen the weather report for this week? Tough crowd. So, what’s a Cheapo to do? Try to win a free umbrella, that’s what. We’ve just received a » Read more

Mystery Photo Wednesday: Where is this band?

We love street performers just as much as the next Cheapo. Have any idea where this quintet is making noise? Clue: You might call them renaissance men. The first correct guess wins a free copy of the book, “Ask Arthur Frommer & Travel Better, Cheaper, Smarter.” Leave your answer in the comment section below. We’ll » Read more

Mystery photo: Name this museum!

OK, Cheapos, does this modernist museum ring any bells? Have you been here? Be the first to guess its identity below! Make sure you give us the city and country, too. (Bonus points for the name of the church in the background.) Hint: While the museum is dedicated to a rather somber subject, you’ll ultimately leave the » Read more

And the winning answer is…Berlin!

You were all ears yesterday, Cheapos, when we announced our latest “Mystery photo contest.” And, you took the bunny bait right away (it occurs to us that maybe our clue was a bit too easy to nibble on). Thanks to all who wrote in with answers. David Anderson, a Cheapo out in Minnesota, was the » Read more

‘Guess where?’: Mystery photo contest

What city are we in, Cheapos? Here’s a hint for today’s mystery photo: You might say these bunnies are enjoying their coffee right in the “middle” of things. We’ll reveal the answer tomorrow. Leave your best guess in the comment section below! The first Cheapo to answer correctly will win a copy of “The Rough Guide » Read more

Winner announced: Barcelona dog photo caption contest

Winner announced: Barcelona dog photo caption contest

You came, you saw, you captioned, dear Cheapos. But, alas, there can only be one winner. First, the office favorites deserve a call-out here. From happybrowngirl: “Jesus, take the wheel!” – We admit, we’re not sure we grasp the context implied here, but we like the concept. Something about a dog so desperate and at » Read more

Photo caption contest: Barcelona dog!

While strolling down La Rambla in Barcelona, one of our editors walked past this jazzy dog. The little guy was sitting in a bicycle basket and was flanked by colorful flower stands and live bird cages. Our editor snapped the photo, but it still needs a caption. We know there are a lot of creative » Read more

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