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Reminder: Free stay+spa giveaway at Park Hyatt Goa ends Sept 9,2012

If you haven’t noticed, I put out a free night giveaway which includes a room night (paid for, along with taxes and breakfast for 2) and a trip to the spa at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa last week. The giveaway runs through till Sunday 9th September 2012, 23:59 India Standard Time. You can enter (repeatedly!) and via two different methods. Read on: You can participate via Twitter: Follow @LiveFromALounge on Twitter. Tweet which bit of the Park Hyatt Goa Experience are you looking forward to enjoy the most. Do include @LiveFromALounge and the hashtag #HYATTGOA in the Tweet. You can tweet me once per calendar day (00:00 Hours India Standard Time to 23:59 India Standard Time). To…

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Win a free stay at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa here!

Like I just posted, the Park Hyatt Goa is picking the tab for one reader to come over and experience their hospitality and spa treatments. Simply leave a comment on this post, and post a comment on which bit of the Park Hyatt Goa Experience are you looking forward to enjoy the most. You can participate once per calendar day (00:00 Hours India Standard Time to 23:59 India Standard Time). An example of an eligible comment would be: I’d love to visit the award-winning Sereno Spa at the Park Hyatt Goa You can check out the other post for ways to participate via Twitter and the fineprint. Good Luck! Live From A Lounge is present on Facebook, Twitter & available…

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We’re giving away a stay at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa

Two good things happened over the last few weeks. One, we completed a year of bringing Live From A Lounge in July, and two, I had a fabulous weekend, unwinding by the poolside with friends at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa. You can read all about my experience at the Park Hyatt Goa here. A gorgeous pool and the view from the pool at the Park Hyatt Goa.   What are we giving away? Now, while I’d pay any day to come back to this resort for a stay, the Park Hyatt Goa has generously invited for one reader of the blog to come over and stay at the hotel in a Park Room to experience their hospitality.…

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Did you get your Jet Airways “Wheel of Fortune” prize yet?

Back in June 2012, Jet Airways took a sort of a poll about their new and coming co-branded credit card partnerships, branded the “Wheel of Fortune” contest. The initial participants were offered a prize, that if they got the correct answer, they get a 1-year fee waiver on their credit card application upon approval. However, later the Terms & Conditions were changed to make it 1000 JP Miles per correct answer. Evidently, some people will now get the First year free offer and some others will get the 1000 JP Miles. Here are two extracts from the T&C: Jet Airways reserves the right to offer eligible winners 1,000 Bonus JPMiles or any other equivalent offer The “First year Fee waiver”…

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Your shot at Star Alliance Gold status and Round-The-World Business Class trip

Star Alliance has a new contest up and running for all of us, called Picture your Upgrade where the grand prize offers Star Alliance Gold status and a couple of Round The World Business Class tickets on Star Alliance carriers. The contest, open for participation till 4th April 2012, has a series of tasks where iPhone, Android and BlackBerry phone owners can find themselves using their phones to make entries using a special app for this contest, available for download on your respective App Stores. There are 7 weekly tasks on offer, and each task started last for two weeks. For instance, the first task was to click pictures of three airport departure boards using the app described above, and…

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The MegaDo Bounty winners are out, 5 of them!

If you guys have been wondering where did I go away with all your prizes after getting back from the MegaDo, you’ll be surprised. I am right here, except that a few hours after landing back home from a 24 hour bout of flying and airports, I got working on a project that has had me working 2-3 days flat out with no breathers. Apologies for the delay in reaching out to all of you for the winners of the prizes. Here we go with the correct answers: a) Which airline would you like to see join oneworld next? No one right answer…it’s your choice after all b) Where am I based out of? Mumbai, India c) Where all is…

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The MegaDo Bounty got bigger, and 72 hours more to get it!

I’ve been on the road and in the air many a times, but on a party flight, it was my first! I’m waiting to get the few hours of sleep time which I can eat into and post all I want to tell you guys here, and it shall happen soon. But for those who want to gather all the live action, Gary Leff from View from the Wing is blogging all at www.megado.com/blogs! So go ahead and find out about the party in the air which happened DFW-SEA-LAX. Including a 2-hour tarmac delay when we all boarded SEA-LAX and the flight needed a new part to fly next segment. AA was a gracious host, the beverages were flowing and…

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I’m off to fetch some MegaDo swag for all of you! Its a giveaway!

Its here, tonight. I’m off to my 28,600 miles, ten days, nine airports, meet three airlines and make 171 new friends trip and it is called the oneworld MegaDo. I’ve been chronicling my preparation for the MegaDo over the past 10 weeks, and you all could read it here. It should be exciting, and I’ll learn a lot of ways to travel without sleep and jetlag hopefully! We, the MegaDoers, are obviously not going for anything else but the hunt for the perfect swag. Randy Petersen gave a little teaser of what was coming our way on the MegaDo website which looked like this:   This is only a peep of what is coming. There is all the goodies from the airlines…

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SPG Contest on Facebook to giveaway 2 nights in their Asia-Pacific properties for 2!

SPG is conducting a voting-based contest on its Facebook page to give away two nights at one of their 60 Asia-Pacific properties. The contest is called ‘2 days of Happy’, and runs through till January 26, 2012  23:59 (UTC+10). Here is what you got to do to get your ‘two days of happy’! Like them on Facebook, give them your personal details and SPG membership number if you have one, make an entry in the contest by selecting which property you’d like to go for the ‘2 Days of Happy’ and put it up for voting. The member with the maximum votes at the end of the contest gets the Grand Prize of airfare plus 2 nights stay at the…

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Lets go ‘Scoot’ing…

I know I have a problem with the name of Scoot because it reminds me of ground transport more than air transport. But what the heck, these guys have been making good progress in getting up in the air pretty soon. The Singapore Airlines-owned airline will be open for business in mid-2012, and has decided that the Singapore-Sydney sector will be the first one where it will fly. And to celebrate the launch of the airline, they are giving away two roundtrips in the premium cabins on the launch flights for free (SIN-SYD-SIN and SYD-SIN-SYD). All you got to do is sign up for their updates, and they’ll make a draw on 20th February 2012 to decide who takes the flight. Now,…

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