WIN: One of Three Copies Of Lonely Planets The Best Things In Life Are Free

Travelling at Christmas can seriously increase the amount you spend – especially when you add in all those fun excursions – that’s why we’ve teamed up with Lonely Planet to giveaway THREE copies of it’s brand new book – The Best Things in Life are Free.  Scroll to the bottom to enter!

This competition is now closed. Congratulations to our winners who have been notified!

About Lonely Planet’s The Best Things in Life are Free

Lonely Planet’s The Best Things in Life are Free: The Ultimate Money-Saving Travel GuideWhen travelling, free things are not only appealing, but essential to get the most out of a trip. Thankfully, Lonely Planet’s fab new book The Best Things in Life are Free: The Ultimate Money-Saving Travel Guide, shows that it’s possible to explore the world on a budget – you just need to know where to look.

Lonely Planet’s travel experts have collected the best value experiences they’ve discovered from over 40 years of on-the-ground research and have brought them together in this one essential resource. Packed with money-saving tips, tricks and recommendations, The Best Things in Life are Free is the key to experiencing more of the world without breaking the bank.

Lonely PlanetFrom parks, museums and exercise classes that are free, to insider ideas on experiences offered at great value The Best Things in Life are Free features hundreds of free (or almost free) things to do in over 60 major cities around the world, promising to help any traveller on a budget make the most of their trip.

For more information on The Best Things in Life are Free, visit

How To Enter

  1.  If budget was no option where would you travel to this Christmas? Share in our comments box below!
  1. EXTRA ENTRY: Simply follow us on twitter @underxmastree & share or tweet this competition using #XmasTravel

This competition starts on August 9th and ends Wednesday August 31st with winners notified the following day. Take a look at our Terms & Conditions.


  1. Hannah Smith
    August 31, 2016 / 3:51 pm

    I would travel to Singapore as my dad lives there!

  2. jackie beckett
    August 31, 2016 / 5:35 pm

    Would never travel for christmas its always best at home

  3. Heather Jenkinson
    August 31, 2016 / 5:42 pm

    I’d stay in England, and wish for snow! But I’d have a big no expenses spared traditional blowout!

  4. Philip Underwood
    August 31, 2016 / 5:46 pm

    I would go to Germany, to see all of the Christmas sights and remember my childhood!

  5. Natalie Crossan
    August 31, 2016 / 7:25 pm

    Has to be lapland xx

  6. Anne Jenkins
    August 31, 2016 / 7:47 pm

    I would LOVE to see Some Scottish Islands with all the wildlife. I am well travelled, but desperately want to go on an Island hop

  7. Solange
    August 31, 2016 / 7:58 pm

    Australia. it would be nice to spend Christmas Day on the beach.

  8. Laura Pritchard
    August 31, 2016 / 8:14 pm

    To Australia as my parents are on a Grey Gap Year and will be there this year!

  9. Joanna Kasznicki
    August 31, 2016 / 8:16 pm

    I would go to disneyworld in america with my family

  10. Jennifer H.
    August 31, 2016 / 8:42 pm

    I would go to Ireland!

  11. Jennifer H.
    August 31, 2016 / 9:17 pm

    I shared on Twitter.

  12. jackie rushton
    August 31, 2016 / 9:27 pm


  13. Jennifer H.
    August 31, 2016 / 9:28 pm

    I shared on facebook.

  14. Yvonne Wilkinson
    August 31, 2016 / 9:32 pm

    It is the only time of the year that I don’t want to travel. Home and family are the best part of Christmas. A trip to Malaysia straight after would be a nice treat though!

  15. Carol
    August 31, 2016 / 9:53 pm

    I would like to travel to Ireland.

  16. Aidan
    August 31, 2016 / 9:54 pm


  17. Beryl Drake
    August 31, 2016 / 9:56 pm

    I would love to go to The Maldives

  18. John H.
    August 31, 2016 / 10:19 pm

    I would like to go to New Zealand.

  19. Kirsty Greer
    August 31, 2016 / 10:24 pm

    Walt Disney world!!!

  20. claire blaney
    August 31, 2016 / 11:14 pm

    I would travel to Austria to spend it up the mountains sking

  21. John H.
    September 1, 2016 / 1:01 am

    I have shared on Facebook.

  22. John H.
    September 1, 2016 / 1:39 am

    I have shared on Twitter.

  23. Sa
    November 15, 2016 / 10:31 pm

    Stay home

  24. Michelle Johnson
    November 21, 2016 / 1:45 pm

    Would love to have Christmas in a log cabin in Scotland. Fingers crossed there would be lots of snow.

  25. barbara tidmarsh
    December 4, 2016 / 9:36 pm

    Stay at home and spend it with the family. I am a nurse and have to work some or all of Xmas so would be good to have it off.

  26. graham hudson
    December 5, 2016 / 2:12 pm


  27. Graham Douglas
    December 7, 2016 / 6:57 pm

    Alaska, but she’ll only say she wants to stay at home!!

  28. Carole Scott
    December 8, 2016 / 9:08 am

    I’d rent a castle in Scotland and sit in front of a roaring log fire decorated with old fashioned greenery and candles, sip whiskey and switch off the phone. No soulless modern kitsch, just an old fashioned Christmas with family, heaven.

  29. james wood
    December 8, 2016 / 9:25 am


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