a giveaway with hotel tonight! (closed)

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i have been day dreaming of a warm sunny beach all week long.  january, you are killing me!  but good news! we have teamed up with our sponsor, HotelTonight, to giveaway TWO $200 credits this week so two lucky winners can start planning that next dream trip!

we first found and shared HotelTonight on Love Taza last august for our 6 year blogging anniversary. we thought the concept of having an app that finds awesome last minute deals on hotels all over the world was kind of genius, especially since we like keeping our itinerary really flexible and open when we travel with the littles.  we actually ended up using the HotelTonight app while traveling abroad in november. we had hoped to stay near a secluded castle or in the country for a night between our time in amsterdam and paris but had no luck finding anything after all our research.

josh was up for almost our entire last night in amsterdam still looking for something. after checking out of the hotel in amsterdam and waiting for the taxi to take us to the train and still kind of in limbo as what we were going to do next, we decided to just head straight to paris a day early. we hadn’t had any contact with HotelTonight since our giveaway in august and it wasn’t on the forefront of my mind to use the app. i am so glad josh had an “aha!” moment and whipped out his phone while we still had wifi in the hotel lobby. ¬†he was able to find and book a hotel in paris for our flex night in a couple minutes! we ended up staying at the¬†Rochester Champs Elys√©es because it had an awesome deal and because we saw on the app’s map that it was in a part of paris that we didn’t really have on our itinerary for the trip (arc du triumphe area), which we really enjoyed¬†exploring our first night.

anyway, we are excited to partner with them again for this giveaway! check our their app by downloading it for free. to enter the giveaway, simply visit HotelTonight and leave a comment below telling us where your dream vacation would be. the winners will be drawn at random and contacted directly next week.

HotelTonight is also offering $25 off your very first booking with the code TAZA25 (for first-time bookings only.)

good luck!

  1. Laura

    My husband and I would love to travel to Ireland! Or anywhere really! After our honeymoon 3 months ago we can’t shake the travel bug!

  2. kirsten

    happy monday :) my dream vacation… would be either a relaxing stay in palm springs, ca or costa rica!

  3. Rebecca Wright

    OHHHHH!! I love this! My husband and I have booked a vacation for North carolina and Virginia, and still need hotels! Thanks much!

  4. Meredith

    I want to travel to Italy so bad!!!!!!

  5. Heather Igaya

    My dream vacation would be New Zealand. It looks so stunning and peaceful there.

  6. Dana

    My dream vacation at the moment is anywhere warm and without snow!

  7. omar

    Would love to be able to use credits in so cal!

  8. Holly McPhail

    Can’t wait to go to Southern Portugal for a weekend get-a-way!

  9. Heather Weingold

    Paris is always my dream vacation…the people, the food, the art. Everything to make a girl happy.

  10. Elise

    I have wanderlust so strong right now and want nothing more than Italy!

  11. Sidney

    With these frigid winter temperatures I am pinning for a warm sunny beach. I would love to getaway with my hubby to Mexico or the Caribbean- a girl can dream can’t she?!

    Thanks for this opportunity!

  12. Alexis

    Would love to visit San Francisco…

  13. Veronica

    crossing my fingers!

  14. My dream vacation is to see the Northern Lights in Finland. Dreaming!

  15. Tammy

    I would love to take my daughter to Paris!! She’s always wanted to go.

  16. Margaret Craven

    I’d love a getaway with my boyfriend… anywhere! We’ve used Hotel Tonight several times and have loved it.

  17. Kate

    I live in DC…need some place WARM! How about Hawaii? :)
    A drink with a little umbrella sounds good right about now…

  18. Nicky

    My dream vacation would be to go to Costa Rica. My husband and u went there for our honeymoon and would love it if we can go back for our 5th anniversary.

  19. Ashley Hornbacher

    That would just be a dream to get away with my boyfriend finally!!! We live in different states so some times it can be pretty miserable… Would love to finally take HIM out on a date with a hotel rendezvous!

  20. I am dying to go somewhere warm! This winter seems to be dragging on forever and I would LOVE to go to Puerto Rico or St Thomas!!

  21. I would love to spoil my boyfriend with a little weekend getaway before he starts his OB-GYN residency in June! A pizza party in a HotelTonight location? Yes please.

  22. Erin

    I would love to take my family to Hawaii! But with our baby coming in March, Newport Beach or Oceanside California would be great!!!

  23. Lauren

    I know this sounds silly but NYC! My boyfriend of 6 years wants to go as I’d like to take him there for our 7 year anniversary.

  24. I’d love to do a long Northwest trip! Maybe start in Northern California to visit some vineyards, hit San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, and then to either Alaska or Vancouver. <3

  25. Leena

    One word. PARIS. :)

  26. Celine Ruby

    I’d be happy to go anywhere! I’ve never been out of the country and pretty much anywhere in Europe would be my dream vacation! I could maybe use the 5 years of Italian I’ve taken that I haven’t used yet..

  27. Christin Marcia

    I would LOVE to win the HotelTonight giveaway! I use their app very often to plan little romantic getaways with my boyfriend at the last minute. I love the convenience off their app and the great deals that they offer!

  28. Esther

    Right now, either Ireland or some quaint English countryside. Or maybe Hawaii because that just sounds nice and warm and I’ve never been.

  29. Brandy

    I would love a night away with my love! Maybe NYC in September.

  30. Brooke Sowards

    My dream vacation would be Hawaii for sure !!

  31. Jackie Gaddis

    I would love to take a vacation to Italy and Greece with my husband and kiddos! :)

  32. Christina

    Mmmmm so many beautiful places to see in the world! At the tippy top of my list is Buenos Aires. I have been dreaming about tango, hospitality, and so much more for years!

  33. caitlin

    i’m dying to go to brazil!

  34. franki


    my fiance and i would be THRILLED if we were able to visit his family in nicaragua. it would be the perfect mix of family and adventure all while appreciating nature.

  35. Katie Carranza

    oh I would definitely go to Puerto Vallarta for some amazing sunshine!

  36. Treesha Rieger

    Who needs a valentine in Paris .. When you can fall in love with yourself in Paris .. Would LOVE a Paris Retreat ! X

  37. Jennifer

    Staying in one of those huts in BoraBora over the water would be dreamy.

  38. Abby

    My dream trip would be through France where both my mother and sister lived when they were in college. I have a list from both of them with all the their favorite places and spaces I would love to recreate.

  39. Bailey

    I would love to go to Paris! I am learning french now and would love to put it to use! Your family’s trip there looked so beautiful and fun! <3

  40. Brianna

    I would love to go to Hawaii! My husband and I could really use a vacation!

  41. Whitney

    My dream vacation right now would be going with my husband and 2 year old daughter to Kauai! We are expecting in June and are dying to get in a last one on one hurrah with our little girl!

  42. Caroline

    San Fran please!

  43. Karla

    Ok, I live in mpls so ANYWHERE else would be incredible! I would love to see Portland or San Francisco!
    Also, that app is incredible and is now on my iPhone

  44. Noura

    Taza I would die to go to Santorini, Greece! It looks like heaven on earth, so peaceful!!

  45. hmm… definitely somewhere warm to escape this minnesota winter. although, i could never say no to the uk!

  46. erica

    Love using hotel tonight- we had a great experience using it in Vegas and have another last min trip coming up!

  47. Holly

    Definitely London! Studied abroad there and dream of going back to the museums, markets, and food.

  48. Mackenzie

    Costa del Sol, Spain! My goodness, I need some travel in my life. Australia a year ago already! Go go go!

  49. My husband and I didn’t get a honeymoon due to financial constraints so we are starting to put money aside for a future anniversary trip. I’m thinking Canada would be different and a lot of fun!

  50. Chelsea

    If I could go anywhere… my dream would be to go anywhere in Europe!! The history, culture, language and food are all so enticing and beautiful!! Did I mention the FOOD?! AND HISTORY?! Paris, hillsides of Ireland and England, Greece, Florence, Germany, Cordoba… I could go on forever!!

    Dreaming big… CW

  51. Taylor

    This is unreal ! My dream vacation would be to the south of Italy to see where my family is from :)

  52. I would love to go to Switzerland! Or anywhere in Europe really.

  53. Haylee

    DREAMING- Barcelona Spain! AHHH and in the States I would do DC or New York!

  54. Carla

    I love hoteltonight! We use it all the time! I would love to go to Hawaii and use it!

  55. Emili

    i’m a single gal living in DC (ran into E with your dad on North Capitol once and was so excited/scared E :) and would love to go on a weekend getaway with a few gfs!

  56. Holly

    While I absolutely love visiting Europe (next trip is to the UK and France!!), my dream vacation is Bora Bora. My grandpa used to talk about Bora Bora and how he planned on going there once he got better. Unfortunately, after medical complications, he passed away almost two years ago. Going on a trip to Bora Bora would make me feel like I’m living out his dream and that means so much to me.

  57. Pakou

    My dream vacation will be to wake up to the mountains of Colorado!

  58. haley

    Portland, OR! To visit my sugar pie honey bunch!

  59. Madison Fisher

    I’d love to go to either Glasgow or Brighton!

  60. eliza

    yes please. sounds just about perfect this time of year!

  61. Brenna

    I’d love to surprise my husband with a trip to New York to see a Yankee game! Great giveaway!

  62. Addison Mae

    It would be a dream come true to visit Prague!!!!!

  63. Liane

    Portland, San Fransisco, and Cancun.

  64. Meghan

    I have lots of dream vacations, but the Galapagos and Antarctica are currently at the top of my list.

  65. Ashley G

    With the forecast saying it will be -18 in Chicago tonight, anywhere warm is good for me. I’ve always wanted to go to Puerto Vallarta.

  66. Megan

    My mom, professional nanny of two toddlers, visits your site often and has so much joy in developing the lives of these two little girls. She works Monday-Friday, 7-6 caring and loving her little angles. I would love to give her the vacation she deserves!

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  68. Diana H

    Oh for sure something tropical right now! :)

  69. Martha Susan

    WOW – can not believe their prices – would love to see the Outer Banks!

  70. Elizabeth

    I’d love to go to somewhere out west right now. Maybe California!

  71. Maria

    I would absolutely love to go to Rome, Italy. Italy is the most beautiful place in the world. I was to get lost and explore the streets of Rome then use HotelTonight to find a place to stay wherever I end up!

  72. Carlin

    My dream vacation is St. Thomas!

  73. Jessica T

    I have an itch to go ANYWHERE right now! Fingers crossed!

  74. Kimberly Ngarupe

    My dream vacation would be a couple of weeks (or months) in New Zealand. It seems like such a magical place.

  75. Oooh I would LOVE this! I’d probably take a girls trip with my sisters to the big apple this summer. I’ve never been to the east coast and it’s kind of a dream of mine :) plus, I just can’t stop thinking about sunny weather!

  76. Annie

    Oh most definitly IRELAND :) it’s a dream!

  77. Courtney

    I think my dream vacation would likely be to Italy. That is one country I have yet to explore that I so very badly want to!

  78. Emily Yeager

    Baby #3 in 17 months is on her way in 5 weeks. We’ve wanted to do a baby moon/weekend getaway but with 3 in diapers and a major pay cut we’ve had to make more responsible decisions. Would LOVE to win this and use it to reconnect with my hubby with zero distractions :)

  79. my fiance & I are planning our october wedding so it’d be awesome to have a free hotel stay on our honeymoon! we’re thinking of flying from TX to san fran and driving up to portland through the redwoods. :)