July 4th Swag Mystery Box Giveaway

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In the spirit of US commercialism on July 4, I am giving away a mystery box of travel swag I have received on trips and at events. All are pieces slathered with corporate logos. Maybe you’ll receive something you like.

Box contains 4 items, estimated retail value $30.

Please share something about travel swag you have received, with a comment on this post by Sunday, July 07 at 23:59 EDT. One potential winner will be  selected at random and notified by email by Monday, July 08 at 23:59 EDT and posted here. A valid email address in the comment form is required to notify the potential winner who must respond to accept by Monday, July 15 at 23:59 EDT. Available to US entrants/addresses only.

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And the winner is #55, Jason, who wrote “BLUE chips on jetblue :) Once I forgot to bring my headphones, and they kindly gave me one for free. That was nice.”

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jamie
jamie
8 years ago

haha, oops, I just realized i missed the deadline. Well, I don’t really need anymore swag anyway. 🙂

jamie
jamie
8 years ago

When we flew from man-ord on bmi (rip), they were so nice and the flight was so pleasant (in coach) and they gave our daughter a little amenity kit with a miniature board game, a squishy toy airplane and some other fun stuff. That will always be top of my list. Unfortunately for AA, it’s also the standard to which I compare their crappy man-ord flight. bleh 🙁

David
David
8 years ago

I love the delta shoe shine in the business class amenities bag!

Ari k
Ari k
8 years ago

Free barf bags…or car trash bags 🙂

dwh
dwh
8 years ago

I always like upgrades!

flyer708
flyer708
8 years ago

First class amenity kits!

Clare N
Clare N
8 years ago

Unfortunately I’m very skimpy on airline swag since I generally fly economy class, but I sure would like some!

Rita
Rita
8 years ago

My husband received a Skyteam t-shirt along with an amenity kit several years ago when he got stranded at ATL. Ever since then, I’ve been wanting t-shirts from all 3 major alliances. Maybe only a nerd like me would care 😉

Erin
Erin
8 years ago

Slippers to wear on the plane!

MeganG
MeganG
8 years ago

My most treasured pieces of airline swag are a tea or coffee cup from each airline I’ve flown.

Rich esposito
Rich esposito
8 years ago

Anything with a name on it ! I’m a walking traveling billboard!!!

Mark R.
Mark R.
8 years ago

Best swag – a Kryptonium Medallion tag!

Biggles209
Biggles209
8 years ago

A nice pair of Continental 787 posters

Frank G.
Frank G.
8 years ago

Best item was clear, reusable zippered 1 liter pouch from SAS – perfect for the liquids for putting in the bin at TSA security. They don’t give those out anymore, but was very practical.

Jon
Jon
8 years ago

A luggage tag, so I know that the blue rolling luggage is mine and not the other guy’s. A pox on his luggage!

Ivan
Ivan
8 years ago

The delft houses from klm were my favorite!

Marc m
Marc m
8 years ago

I received an inflatable pillow from an airline in the Philippines. The winner was decided by a bingo like game based on your seat!

Anne
Anne
8 years ago

Don’t think of this as “swag” per se, but I bring home soap from every hotel from every trip. Since I have been traveling for work the last 15 yrs, we have not purchased a bar of soap and end up giving half of it to my in-laws (who haven’t had to purchase any for 15 yrs either. Silly, I know….as if soap really costs that much. It’s just a game/habit/???

ed
ed
8 years ago

tooth brush.

Amy
Amy
8 years ago

Not sure this counts, but from the Travel and Adventure show every year I pick up free used playing cards given away by casinos that have booths there. I don’t gamble or even play cards so I’ve used them for white elephant gifts. (Unlike 3/4 of the bag tags and other random junk I pick up there and then sits in my house until I throw it all away before the next year’s show.)

Leon
Leon
8 years ago

Booze

flyer708
flyer708
8 years ago

I love the packing, especially those rimowa kits from LH.
Happy 4th of july!

Andrew C
Andrew C
8 years ago

amenity kits, I guess – the little cases are useful for storing things now and then

ajm
ajm
8 years ago

postcards of the property…………

Ryan K
Ryan K
8 years ago

The gold wings given to me as a child flyer!

SC
SC
8 years ago

Travel Kits

Silvia P
Silvia P
8 years ago

Pens and notepads.

Wendy
Wendy
8 years ago

I have my Jr. Pilot wings from my first flight in 1968 on Continental Airlines.

glen
glen
8 years ago

Delta Airlines blankets.

Jason
Jason
8 years ago

BLUE chips on jetblue 🙂
Once I forgot to bring my headphones, and they kindly gave me one for free. That was nice.

Natalie
Natalie
8 years ago

I’ve got some nice luggage tags!

Justin
Justin
8 years ago

I am a sucker for small doc kits and bags to avoid the TSA zip lock mafia

Jordan
Jordan
8 years ago

Playing cards from casinos and pens from hotels. I can fondly look back on the trips when I use them later!

FlyFlyer
FlyFlyer
8 years ago

At the last FTU, I received a very handy ITA luggage tag which I use all the time. Thanks ITA!

Mary Elizabeth
Mary Elizabeth
8 years ago

mostly the normal odds and ends, but love the basics like good shampoos and conditioners…

Sarah C
Sarah C
8 years ago

Through a Twitter promotion, I received a duffle bag from National car rental and a laser pointer!

Donn
Donn
8 years ago

Business class travel kits.

James
James
8 years ago

I’ve received several lounge passes which I am using tomorrow on an MR SNA-ATL-SNA.

kodoma
kodoma
8 years ago

I have a penchant for Delta blankets. We are always using them! Best swag was a nice leather notebook from a conference

heather
heather
8 years ago

eye sleep mask from United

Srini
Srini
8 years ago

Drink coupons at Holiday Inn

Carl P
Carl P
8 years ago

Small Inauguration commemorative chocolate bars and keychain lights (Country Inn around DC area).

Kim Z
Kim Z
8 years ago

I had to really search my memory, but I got a drawstring bag from a Hyatt Place that I stayed at last year that I use to carry recharge cables.

Rich C
Rich C
8 years ago

Hertz rent a car key chain bottle opener.

Dan
Dan
8 years ago

One time I received a money clip from Eva Air.

Betty Ann
Betty Ann
8 years ago

We were the first Disney Vacation Club owners to check in to Disney’s Vero Beach resort the day it opened. We received a commemorative coin, beach towels, and a $100 resort credit.

Miriam
8 years ago

The best travel swag I ever got was an inflatable Alaska Air hat.

Joeheg
8 years ago

The bag of Renaissance era Mickey Mouse themed bathroom amenities at the Hotel Miracosta at Tokyo Disneyland was kinda cool.

Suzy
Suzy
8 years ago

Toiletry kits and pajamas.

Spencer F
Spencer F
8 years ago

The little gold wings they gave to me as a kid on my first flight many years ago