This Memorial Day, your military family has the opportunity to enter to win an unforgettable vacation with your loved ones! Frommer’s is partnering with HomeAway®, the world leader in vacation rentals, to launch their “6 for 60” contest.

Six winning military families will receive a five-night stay at a HomeAway vacation rental in a destination sure to create lasting memories, along with airfare for four and $1,500 to spend on ground transportation, meals, or however each family may choose.

Prize Escapes

Take a look at these gorgeous potential destinations:

  • Rincón, Puerto Rico: This tropical hideout sits just steps from sandy Puerto Rico beaches.
  • Orlando, Florida: A fairy-tale house near Orlando theme parks is perfect for family fun.
  • Sonoma, California: Brambleberry is a beautiful three-acre estate in California wine country.
  • Verona, Italy: Villa Gasco is surrounded by rolling vineyards near the gorgeous Lake Garda.
  • Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: Castle by the Sea has the beach, a pool, and an elevator—all with Savannah, GA, nearby.
  • London, England: This five-bedroom townhouse is located inside the famous Harrods Depository.

Enter To Win

Families with a member who is a Veteran can win one of the “6 for 60” trips, and self-nominations are encouraged.

To enter, simply upload a family photo to by June 2. Include a paragraph about the nominated family’s accomplishments and what this magical vacation would mean to them. A panel of judges will choose 30 finalists. The public will vote on which families will take one of these dream vacations. Winners will be announced this summer. 

See the contest rules at Best of luck!

About HomeAway

HomeAway, based in Austin, Texas, is the world leader in holiday rentals with sites representing more than two million unique places to stay in 190 countries, and is a part of the Expedia family of brands. For more information about HomeAway, please visit

About Frommer’s

Frommer’s, one of the most venerable brands in travel, has been in continuous publication since the 1957 debut of Arthur Frommer’s revolutionary “Europe on 5 Dollars a Day,” which changed the way the world traveled. Join us on, Facebook, Twitter , and Instagram. Our two radio shows are streaming and podcasted at




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A self-described “Jackie of All Trades,” former Army wife Jackie Toops enjoys exploring the various facets of her personality by chronicling military life, world travels, family, her love of the arts and more. Her academic background is in the fields of Interdisciplinary Humanities, Museum Studies and Nonprofit Management, and she has overseen public relations for museums, galleries and universities. Jackie’s articles have been featured on Army Wife 101, Wall Street International Magazine, SoFluential, HomeAway, Military Biz Connection and FamiliesGo. While stationed in Germany, she regularly discussed her articles on-air with the Armed Forces Network in Wiesbaden. A mother of two, Jackie enjoys coffee, freelance writing, languages and discovering new ways to express herself. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

2 Comments on Win a Vacation for Your Military Family

  1. This promotion says it’s only for retired veterans, active duty can not apply because of DOD rules. Were you aware of this?

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