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Has anyone ever taken you on a surprise trip? How do you pack when you don’t know where you’re going?


That’s exactly what’s happening to me.  I’m one of the twelve bloggers chosen by Southwest Airlines for a super exciting ultra secret trip that’s taking place next week. Keep reading to find out all about it including details of a giveaway where you could win a $500 Southwest gift card!


And click here to watch me unbox my destination live on Facebook Live!


#SouthwestPassport Surprise Trip and Giveaway


I’m very excited to have been chosen to participate in the Southwest Passport trip. You know I love a packing challenge and this is as difficult as it gets! I have NO idea where I’m going.


Possible Surprise Destinations


The only clue I have is that I’ll be going to either Mexico, Central America or the Caribbean. Some of the possible destinations are:

  • Cancun
  • Puerto Vallarta
  • Cabo
  • Liberia, Costa Rica
  • Aruba
  • Belize
  • Mexico City
  • Montego Bay
  • Nassau, Bahamas
  • Punta Cana
  • San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Cuba


Southwest Airlines flies to all these places and I have a feeling I’ll be going to one of them. I just don’t know which one. I haven’t spent much time in the Caribbean so I’d love to go there but Costa Rica would be a close second.


Which of these destinations would you choose?



Chichen Itza, Mexico one of the 7 world wonders – a day trip from Cancun


The Big Reveal


I’ll be finding out where I’m going on FACEBOOK LIVE Friday December 2nd at 12pm EST / 9am PST. I’ll be unboxing my itinerary with Southwest live that day so we’ll find out where I’m going at the same time. Can’t wait! Make sure to tune in.

Follow me on Facebook so you don’t miss the big reveal!



Isla Holbox, Mexico – home of the summer whale shark migration and a day trip from Cancun


How to Pack for this Surprise Trip


I’m actually flying to Los Angeles right after I find out my secret destination so I’m not going to have too much time to pack. I have to really prepare in advance.

My goal is to travel luggage free so I’m going to do my best to succeed in this challenge. Rest assured, I’ll be making packing videos to show you everything.

Join me on my journey by following the hashtag #SouthwestPassport to find out what’s in my bag, where I’m going, and how to win!



Luggage free for a one week vacation in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico


Enter to Win a $500 Southwest Airline Gift Card


I’m not the only blogger who’s a part of the Southwest Passport giveaway. There are twelve of us altogether. Follow our journeys between December 4th – 14th on Instagram and Twitter for a chance to win one of twelve $500 Southwest Gift cards! 


Click here to find out who else is participating and increase your chances to win! Make sure to follow all of us on our journey using the #SouthwestPassport hashtag.



Isla Mujeres, Mexico – one of my favorite islands and a 45 min boat ride from Cancun


Giveaway Details


Here’s how to enter:

  1. Spot the #SouthwestPassport giveaway prop in a photo from any of the 12 travelers
  2. Share the photo of the giveaway prop on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #SouthwestPassport and #[Destination]Giveaway. For example #JamaicaGiveaway or #LiberiaCostaRicaGiveaway
  3. Mention why you want to visit that Southwest traveler’s destination
  4. You can enter up to twelve times, once for each traveler


See the Official Rules for full details.


Now I need YOUR packing help. What would you take if you were me? Comment below!

And don’t forget to follow the hashtag #SouthwestPassport not only to see where they’re taking us but also to find out more details about how to win!





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