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KEXP Flyaway Contest: Win a Trip to Iceland Airwaves

***Updated 9/2/21*** The 2021 Iceland Airwaves Festival has been postponed, BUT we would still love to send you and a guest to experience it in 2022!  If you have already entered the contest you will be automatically entered to win hotel, airfare and passes for the 2022 festival.

Every autumn Reykjavík rocks a little louder, and 2021 will be no different with bands from Iceland, Europe, the Americas and beyond in the coolest setting on earth - Iceland! KEXP and Inspired by Iceland want to send you and a guest on an amazing music lover’s vacation to the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival! You could win airfare, three nights hotel accommodations, and festival passes to the 2021 Iceland Airwaves Festival, November 3-6  Iceland Airwaves Festival, November 2-5, 2022.

From tiny record stores and art museums to cool bars and beautiful churches, Airwaves-goers can expect to soak up the festival atmosphere in some of the city's most unique venues throughout the capitol's historic downtown. Don’t miss this chance to enjoy beautiful scenery, unique culture, and electrifying music from national and international artists.

How to Enter:

A. Be automatically entered when you make a new donation of $35 or more OR increase your Amplifier gift by $3 a month at KEXP.ORG! Support the music you love while entering for your chance to win here: DONATE.

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B. Write a postcard to KEXP (no donation necessary) with your name, address, email address, and both day and evening telephone numbers. You may send one standard-size postcard per household to:

RE: Iceland Airwaves Flyaway
472 1st Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109

Postcards must arrive at KEXP by 5:00 pm on Friday, September 3, 2021.

*NOTE: Entry into Iceland is dependent on meeting current travel restrictions and requirements.  For more information see current IcelandAir FAQs about COVID protocols here


Inspired by Iceland: North America 
Sweepstakes Rules and Regulations:

Anyone who makes a new donation of $35 or more to KEXP or sends a postcard with their contact information between 6:00am PST August 18, 2021, and 5:00pm PST September 3, 2021 is automatically entered into our flyaway contest for a trip for two to Reykjavik, Iceland for the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival.  

Void where prohibited. No purchase or other consideration necessary to enter. The information obtained through your registration will not be sold or distributed in any way to a third party.

Contest entry period:
6:00am August 18, 2021 – 5:00pm September 3, 2021. Postcards must arrive at KEXP by 5:00pm on Friday, September 3, 2021.

Contest Description:
The “Inspired by Iceland: North America” Grand Prize (total value $3,500) includes:

  • Economy class round-trip air on Icelandair for two (2) persons from Icelandair gateway airports in North America
  • Three (3) night accommodations for two (2) in Reykjavik, Iceland at Hotel Nordica (or similar) based on double occupancy, with Scandinavian buffet breakfast daily, except on arrival date. 
  • Two (2) round-trip bus transfer from KEF airport to hotel in Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Two (2) 72 “Hours Reykjavík Welcome Cards” providing free access to City of Reykjavík owned world famous thermal pools, museums and public transportation, plus various retail discounts. 
  • Two (2) Iceland Airwaves 2021 2022 festival passes (2-5 Nov 2022)
  • Governmental taxes, airport taxes, fuel surcharges and other applicable taxes are included on the airfare.  

NOT included:
Transportation to and from Icelandair’s gateway airport in North America.

All other expenses, including but not limited to meals, additional accommodation, travel insurance, incidental expenses, tips, transfers, and taxes will be the responsibility of the prize winners. No substitution or transfer of prizes is permitted. Prize is not redeemable for cash or exchange. Winner is responsible for obtaining and paying for visas, shots, passports or other documents if required.

A designated travel contact will be responsible for the booking of travel arrangements and selection of vendors. Winner must book with the travel contact at least 30 days prior to departure. If winner is unable to travel in accordance with Iceland Naturally’s specifications, the prize will be forfeited.

Travel period must be within one-year from the date of prize letter. Travel subject to certain holiday black out periods specified by sponsor.

The Inspired by Iceland: North America Sweepstakes is open to residents of the United States of America and Canada. All contest entrants must be 18 years of age or older to enter and to be eligible to win. Void where prohibited. Employees of Inspired by Iceland, Icelandair and Business Iceland and all of their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies and their advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family (spouse, parent, sibling and children, regardless of where they live) or members of their same households (whether related or not) of such employees and directors are not eligible.

One (1) sweepstakes grand prize winner will be randomly selected by KEXP and notified by phone by September 10, 2021. After notification, the contest winner must provide their full legal name, a signed W-9, and the name of their guest so that travel arrangements can be booked. Odds are determined by the number of entries. Decision of the judges is final. KEXP reserves the right to change dates and substitute prizes of equal value.

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