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Capital One and TravelingMom Offer a Chance to Re-do a Memorable Holiday Trip

November 28, 2011 at 8:03 AM EST
Enter the "Holiday Travel Double Take Giveaway" to win a vacation do-over, courtesy of Capital One Venture

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

With the busiest travel season upon us,, a leading family travel website and blogger network, announced today the launch of the "Holiday Travel Double Take Giveaway." Consumers can enter to win a chance to re-do a memorable holiday travel experience with a free family vacation, courtesy of Capital One Venture.

Between November 28 and December 10, consumers can visit and submit their most extraordinary holiday travel stories - from frustrating moments, to funny happenstances, to adventurous journeys - for entry into the "Holiday Travel Double Take Giveaway." Consumers can also gain one additional entry per day by sharing a link to the giveaway via Twitter. One winner will be selected at random to win a second chance at a family holiday vacation.

"Traveling with the entire family in tow - especially during the busy holiday season - can be thrilling and challenging, and everybody has one of those stories," said travel expert and TravelingMom founder Kim Orlando. "We thought it would be fun to give people a chance to re-live a fond memory or re-do a mishap."

Kim Orlando and the TravelingMom network of experts will share tips for traveling with the entire family during the holidays during two Twitter Parties. Participants can share travel tales and seek advice from the TravelingMom experts. The first Twitter Party is on November 28 at 9 p.m. EST, followed by a second Twitter Party on December 5 at 9 p.m. EST. Participants who share their holiday getaway story on the "Holiday Travel Double Take Giveaway" page and join at least one of the Twitter parties using the #DoubleTake hashtag will be eligible to win an iPad 2 in a random drawing by TravelingMom during each party. Additional details about the giveaway and Twitter Parties are available at

"There are ways to make the most out of holiday travel with the family, and finding the right rewards program is a great place to start," said Orlando. "As both a mom and a frequent traveler, I want to earn as many miles as I can and I don't want any issues when I'm ready to redeem them. Venture gives me double miles and I don't have to worry about things like blackout dates or any of those other annoyances."

Capital One Venture has been recognized as one of MONEY® Magazine's "100 Best Money Moves" for two consecutive years. With Venture, cardholders earn double miles on every purchase, every day, without the restrictions commonly found in other rewards programs. Additional Venture features include:

  • The flexibility to fly on any airline, anytime, with no blackout dates or restrictions;
  • The ability to redeem miles for any travel purchase - airline, hotel, rental car and more - before, during or after travel;
  • No foreign transaction fees. Other cards charge up to 3% or more when cardholders use their card to make purchases outside the United States;
  • No limitations on how many miles can be accumulated and no miles expirations;
  • Easy redemption as cardholders can simply make their travel purchase (by whatever means they prefer) using their Venture card, then call Capital One or go online to reimburse the charge with their miles. The cost of the transaction is refunded on the next statement.

"When people look back at their holiday vacations with family and friends, they should be reminded of happy memories, not stressful or problematic travel road blocks they encountered along the way," said Sukhi Sahni, spokesperson at Capital One. "Venture helps you earn miles twice as fast, which means more free travel for the whole family. And you can book your holiday trip on any airline at any time - after all, where's the sense in earning miles if they can't be redeemed?"

Official rules and guidelines are available at For more information about Capital One Venture, visit

About Capital One

Capital One Financial Corporation ( is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A. and Capital One Bank (USA), N. A., had $128.3 billion in deposits and $200.1 billion in total assets outstanding as of September 30, 2011. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. Capital One, N.A. has approximately 1,000 branch locations primarily in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "COF" and is included in the S&P 100 index.

About TravelingMom®

TravelingMom® is the nation's top website and blog network for moms who travel with and without their kids. TravelingMom is a powerful network of travel tips, information, deals and engaging real life stories where a mom can find information she can relate to and use.

The 60 members of the TravelingMom Blogger Network share travel stories from their own unique perspectives. Their names--from Adventure TravelingMom and Adoptive TravelingMom to TravelingMom with Toddlers and TravelingMom with Teens--say it all.

No Purchase Necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited.


Sukhi Sahni 703-720-2390

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