Embassy Suites Free Night Contest, Kimpton’s Secret Password Plus 31 Days of Giveaways – Day 3

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Thanks to all of you who have left such great comments on Days 1 and 2 of Magic of Miles 31 Days of Giveaways contests! If you’re just joining today, Magic of Miles is running a contest each day in December, where you can win a box stuffed full of goodies! To read full contest details, click here.

To enter today’s goodie bag giveaway, leave any comment on this post by 9pm PST today December 3, 2015. Winner will be drawn randomly using random.org.

Speaking of contests, Embassy Suites by Hilton has their own fun contest going on right now where you could win a free night’s stay at a Embassy Suites property and get featured in a holiday video. Called the Pretty Great Holiday Fail contest, it is a chance to share your holiday mishaps.

The hashtag is #prettygreatfail and the tagline is “The holidays aren’t always perfect, but the memories are always pretty great”.

I clicked over to the page where some folks have already started sharing, expecting to see some really awful-at-the-time-but-funny-later photos and videos. So far most of them seem pretty tame, though a photo of some beautiful cut-out yet burnt cookies and an outdoor snowman without a head gave me a laugh. I certainly have memories of some of those #fail moments, though I don’t have very many photos or videos of them.

Here’s a link to the #prettygreatfail photo gallery.

You can enter your own video or photo in the contest via Twitter or Instagram and using #prettygreatfail.

I couldn’t find the complete rules or Terms & Conditions anywhere, but did see the contest on Facebook as well.

As a consolation to all those who can commiserate, Embassy Suites by Hilton is offering “Pretty Great Family Travel Tips” which you can see by following this link here.

Kimpton’s quarterly secret password is out. Ok, so it isn’t a secret password as much as a social one, but if you whisper the right words at check-in you’ll get a surprise gift from the hotel. Points & Pixie Dust had a really cool experience using the secret social password involving cupcakes, which you can read about by clicking here.

The Kimpton secret social password right now is “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”. The surprise gift varies but can be quite nice, such as free drinks or free parking. The only problem for me is that I don’t always remember to mention the secret password when checking in to a Kimpton.

Remember to leave a comment on this post to enter today’s Giveaway!

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  1. Collins
    Reply

    Baby, it’s cold outside. 😉

  2. J.
    Reply

    Please enter me, and thanks for the giveaways.

  3. Robin
    Reply

    I should have taken video of our love Christmas tree falling down a couple of nights ago. I’m really rethinking getting live trees now!

  4. James
    Reply

    Thanks for the info!

  5. Denise L
    Reply

    This giveaway is getting me in the Christmas mood!

  6. AQ
    Reply

    Thanks for having this give away!

  7. patrick t
    Reply

    love your trip reports!! and have always found something useful in my rss feeds each week!

  8. Sara
    Reply

    Thanks for the info. Please enter my name for the goodie bag.

  9. Nathan
    Reply

    These giveaways are a great idea!

  10. Carrie Conrad
    Reply

    Happy Holidays! <3

  11. Val
    Reply

    Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts 🙂
    Happy Holidays everyone!

  12. Nathan W.
    Reply

    Attaching a string of light to our house and then having the string go out five minutes later seems to be a annual event at our house.

  13. CT
    Reply

    Like you, my fails never end up on camera. Thanks for this contest!

  14. marcus
    Reply

    thanks for the giveaways

  15. David L
    Reply

    Thanks for the great giveaways!

  16. elizabeth
    Reply

    Way to go magic mile man!

  17. Marcus
    Reply

    Thanks for all the giveaways!

  18. Anita
    Reply

    A peppermint milkshake is the bees knees for bringing on the holidays! Thanks for the giveaway

  19. Karrie
    Reply

    I wish I could escape to Disney for the Holidays..lol

  20. Jamie
    Reply

    Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

  21. Dan
    Reply

    Fingers crossed.

  22. Carrie Conrad
    Reply

    Baby, It’s Cold Outside 🙂

  23. JRG
    Reply

    Cold enough to freeze ice.

  24. Michael H.(oldfox)
    Reply

    Thanks for the great giveaway daily. Wow! Love the blog.

  25. Ruch
    Reply

    Third times a charm ?

  26. Belim
    Reply

    “Baby, it’s cold outside”…… I cannot imagine myself saying this to the Guy behind the counter…..
    On the other hand, if it was an attractive woman, hmmmm

  27. Chris
    Reply

    Happy Holidays!

  28. r Hirsch
    Reply

    not cold here in FL

  29. Karen
    Reply

    Cupcakes would be awesome!

  30. Laura
    Reply

    Awesome!

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