eReader Winner Announced

We have a winner in our Moon USA Travel Planner giveaway. A big thank you to everyone who participated and told us all about their favorite travel books.

Brittany Danielle Smith of Nashville, TN is the winner of the free eReader. She decided on the Nook as her eReader of choice. Smith’s favorite travel books include Vagabonding by Rolf Potts and our very own Moon Metro Seattle guidebook.

“Each book has traveled with me long distances and given me the knowledge to travel in confidence,” Smith said about the two books.

Thanks again to everyone who entered. Keep reading the Moon Staff Blog and our Facebook and Twitter pages for information on our future giveaways.

Win an eReader from Moon Travel Guides

This summer we’re offering readers a brand-new (and free!) eBook, the Moon USA Travel Planner. And in the spirit of being generous, we’ve decided to give away an eReader to one lucky reader as well!

For a chance to win an eReader of your choice, all you need to do is tell us what your favorite travel-related book is. This can be anything from A Passage to India by E.M. Forster to one of our very own Moon travel guidebooks. The winner will be able to choose from a Kindle (retail value $139), Nook (retail value $139), or Kobo (retail value $129.99). There are three different ways to enter:

1. Comment on this post below with your answer.
2. Email your answer to
3. Tweet your answer to us @MoonGuides including the hashtag #MoonUSA

Entries will be accepted until 2pm CST on Tuesday, July 5th, and a winner will be announced on the Moon Staff Blog the later that week. Only one entry per person is allowed, and participants must live in the United States. Employees of the Perseus Books Group are not eligible to win.

We’re looking forward to hearing what travel books you love, and announcing a winner. Good luck to all!

We Have a Winner in Our Road Trip Giveaway

Congratulations to Becky Cole of West Seneca, New York, who is the lucky winner of our road trip-themed giveaway.

Becky feels like hitting the road whenever she hears “Life is a Highway” by Rascal Flatts. Fortunately, she’ll be able to download this song soon—right onto her new 8GB iPod Nano. She’ll also receive a copy of Moon Walt Disney World & Orlando, which she plans to use during an upcoming vacation to Walt Disney World.

Thanks to all who participated and shared a favorite road trip tune. Keep reading for information on future giveaways, travel tips, and updates on all things Moon!

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!