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KEXP Flyaway Contest: Win a Trip to Iceland Airwaves

Every fall, Iceland Airwaves brings together some of the best emerging bands from all over the world for three unforgettable days. Thanks to Inspired by Iceland and Iceland Air, you and a guest have the chance to travel to Reykjavík to be there in person! Catch an international lineup of artists at this unique festival hosted at a multitude of venues within walking distance in downtown Reykjavík. 

Enter to win airfare, hotel stay and passes for two to the Iceland Airwaves festival in Reykjavík, November 7-9, featuring artists like English Teacher, The Vaccines, Shygirl, Bar Italia, Magdalena Bay, Sóley, Freekind., Saya Gray, Villano Antillano, Overmono (DJ set), Personal Trainer, Charlotte Adigéry & Bolis Pupul, MRCY, Lambrini Girls, Wu-Lu, GDRN, Alice Longyu Gao, Gabríel Ólafs, and more. Don’t miss your chance for this once in a lifetime experience!

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! 

Special Flyaway gift: Drive Time with DJ Kevin Cole ceramic diner-style mug

***Take it a step further and get a Drive Time mug! In honor of DJ Kevin Cole’s retirement from Drive Time, and his pivotal role in building our partnership with Iceland Airwaves, you can pick up this limited release “Drive Time with Kevin” mug for a gift of $120+ or an increase of $5+ to your current Amplifier monthly gift. You will also automatically be entered into the flyaway.

Make your donation before 5pm on Thursday, July 25th. 


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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 Thursday, July 25th.


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 received between 6:00 am PST July 15, 2024, and 5:00 pm PST July 25, 2024 is automatically entered into our flyaway contest for a trip for two to Reykjavik, Iceland for the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. 

One entry per household will be accepted. 

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:
6:00 am PST July 15, 2024 to 5:00 pm PST July 25, 2024. Postcards must arrive at KEXP by 5:00pm on Thursday, July 25, 2024.


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-Hour "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 2024 festival passes (7-9 Nov 2024)

  • 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. Travel not permitted between December 15, 2024 to January 5, 2025 and May 15, 2025 and September 5, 2025.

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 August 1, 2024. 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.