Enter to Win a $500 Continental Airlines Gift Card from Moon

To celebrate the release of the new edition of our popular Moon Costa Rica guidebook by Costa Rica travel expert Christopher P. Baker, Moon Travel Guides is giving away a $500 Continental Airlines gift card to one lucky winner. Two runners-up will receive a copy of Moon Costa Rica.

For a chance to win, simply visit our giveaway page and submit your entry. Only one entry per person is allowed. The name of the winner will be announced on the Moon Staff Blog and the Moon Facebook and Twitter pages on or after Dec. 15th 2011. Employees of the Perseus Books Group, the parent company of Avalon Travel & Moon Travel Guides, are not eligible to win.

We look forward to helping to send you on your way to beautiful Costa Rica. For in-depth Costa Rica travel ideas and trip information, visit our Costa Rica travel page or the Moon Costa Rica book page.

Best of luck!

Moon’s Southwest Airlines Gift Card Winner Announced

We have a winner!

Brice Jacobson of Cheyenne, WY is the lucky winner of the $250 Southwest Airlines gift card. Congratulations, Brice!

Brice submitted his entry on the Moon Facebook page. He hopes to use the gift card for a trip to Glacier National Park or possibly somewhere in Florida, like the Everglades or Key West.

All of us at Moon Travel Guides wish him a great trip! For the rest of you, keep reading the Moon Staff Blog, and checking our Facebook and Twitter pages to get the scoop on future giveaways, and some great travel news and tips.

Win a $250 Southwest Gift Card from Moon Travel Guides

With the new year upon us, now is the perfect time to start thinking about where you want to travel in 2011—and Moon Travel Guides wants to help send you on your way.

Moon is offering one lucky reader a $250 Southwest Airlines gift card. For a chance to win, all you have to do is answer one simple question: “What U.S. city, town, or national park do you most want to visit in 2011?” You can post your answer on our Facebook page, Tweet us your response using the hashtag #MoonGiveaway or submit your response in the comments section below. The name of the winner will be announced on the Moon Staff Blog the week of January 10th. All entries must be received by 5pm CST on January 9th. Employees of the Perseus Books Group are not eligible to win.

We’re looking forward to hearing about the places you want to go in 2011, and helping you make the best of your travel adventures. If you're looking for some ideas, visit Laura Martone's American Nomad blog to see her list of the best places to travel in the U.S. in 2011.

Good luck, and happy travels in 2011!