100.7 WHUD wants to send you to Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland on Norwegian Airlines! There’s never been a better time to discover Northern Ireland. You can book direct, year-round flights to Belfast from Stewart International Airport, conveniently located in the heart of the Hudson Valley for a little as 99 dollars one way at www.norwegian.com. Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Easy to reach off I-84 and the New York State Thruway, you can also travel to Stewart International Airport with public trains and buses operating via Coach USA from Midtown Manhattan as well as the Metro-North Railroad and Amtrak.
You can win a five day, four night vacation to Northern Ireland with 100.7 WHUD with round-trip airfare to Belfast on Norwegian Airlines, accommodations in Belfast City and $500 spending money so you can explore Belfast, Northern Ireland and the Causeway Coastal Route! Learn more at about Northern Ireland at www.ireland.com.
Complete and submit entry form by Sunday, November 19th at midnight! Limit of one entry per household.
Listen to WHUD’s Mike & Kacey at 7:15 am on Tuesday morning, November 21st
to find out if you will be vacationing in Northern Ireland with 100.7 WHUD!
There is so much to see and do in the Belfast area:
The Titanic Quarter:
Explore Belfast’s maritime history in all its glory with the SS Nomadic (the world’s last surviving White Star Line ship) and HMS Caroline, a WWI light cruiser.
The largest Titanic visitor experience in the world and home to a number of original Titanic and White Star artifacts.
Belfast Black Cab Tours:
A unique and entertaining way to see the city. Local drivers who know Belfast inside and out guide you around some of the most interesting sights, from the grand City Hall to the famous wall murals. Tours include a Belfast Historical Buildings Tour, a Belfast Political & Mural Tour, and more. You’ll leave with a deep understanding of Belfast’s dramatic past.
The Cathedral Quarter:
The heart of Belfast’s social and cultural action including the MAC (Metropolitan Arts Centre), trendy restaurants and historic sights.
Hip, innovative, and accessible, Belfast’s food scene is a flourishing mix of outstanding local ingredients and acclaimed chefs. Visit the St George’s Market on a Friday or Saturday and you’ll find everything from local cheese to chocolate. Go for some upscale dining at one of the cities several Michelin-starred restaurants like Ox or enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of a traditional Irish pub.
Check out the views from the Belfast Castle Estate which was built in 1862 or wander over to the 12th century Carrickfergus Castle, one of the best preserved medieval structures in Northern Ireland.
AND THERE’S MORE!
- Upcoming Winter 2017 and Spring 2018 Festivals:
- Belfast Christmas Market: This annual holiday event starts in November and returns to Belfast City Hall location with festive arts and crafts, food and gifts from across Europe.
- New Year’s Eve Festival in Belfast: Celebrate with music, food and entertainment in Belfast’s pubs and clubs to welcome 2018.
- Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: This annual spring festival of music, comedy, theatre, art and literature blends mainstream artists, emerging acts and fringe performances.
- Belfast Film Festival: This eclectic film fest treats casual and die-hard fans to screenings of movies of all genres throughout various Belfast locations.
Just a short drive north of Belfast city begins the epic coastal journey of the Causeway Coastal Route,
the 120-mile roadway often cited as one of the world’s great road journeys. Highlights along the Causeway Coastal Route include:
- Key Game of Thrones filming locations like:
- The Dark Hedges: A romantic row of serpentine beech trees depicted as “Kings Road” in the epic HBO series.
- Castle Ward: A historic castle and garden that fans of Game of Thrones would recognize as Winterfell.
- Tollymore Forest Park: Knows as Westeros’ Haunted Forest.
- The Cushendun Caves: Over 400 million years old. Found along the Antrim coastline, near the cosy village of Cushendun. In Westeros, these caves are where Melisandre summons her shadowy demon beneath Renly’s Camp, in order to murder Stannis’ brother in the name of the Lord of Light
- The Giant’s Causeway: A UNESCO World Heritage Site that is comprised of 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. The tops of the columns form stepping stones that lead from the cliff foot and disappear under the sea. The Giant’s Causeway is one of the most popular tourist spots in Northern Ireland.
- Dunluce Castle: The iconic ruin of Dunluce Castle is a can’t-miss stop. The majestic structure on the dramatic coastal cliffs of North County Antrim, which was built by the MacQuillan family around 1500, has a colorful and storied history. There are the tales of a banshee and how the castle kitchen fell into the sea one stormy night in 1639. Dunluce Castle is a unique and majestic attraction along the Causeway Coastal Route.
- Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge: The suspension bridge is 66 feet in length, 98 feet in the air and has woven its way between Carrick Island and the County Antrim mainland for over 250 years. Those brave enough to park their fear of heights will be treated to stunning views of Rathlin Island and Scotland.
- Old Bushmills Distillery: Ireland’s oldest working whiskey distillery opened in 1784. Tours and tastings available year-round.
- Golf: Northern Ireland is a golfer’s delight and boasts some of the world’s best courses including Royal County Down, which topped Golf Digest’s Top 100 Courses in the World. Golf champs like Rory McIlroy hail from Northern Ireland – and the area is a regular host of major championships too. In 2019, the 148th Open will be held at Royal Portrush Golf Club of which Rory McIlroy says: “This is among my favorite places to play in Northern Ireland, it’s one of the truly great links courses.”
Don’t miss your chance to win an exciting vacation to Belfast and Northern Ireland from 100.7 WHUD!
100.7 WHUD OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
- The WHUD Belfast Trip Promotion is airing October 23, 2017 to November 21, 2017. The contest entry period is October 23, 2017 to midnight, November 19, 2017. On Tuesday morning, one winner selected by random drawing from all entries received, will win the grand prize trip.
- Winner must be 21 or older. Limit of one entry per household. Duplicate entries will be discarded.
- Winners are responsible for any state or federal taxes and will receive a 1099 at the end of the year the trip is used.
- Winner has one year to use the trip. All dates are available with the exception of blackout dates as deemed by the airline.
- Winner will receive round-trip airfare for two to Belfast on Norwegian Airlines from Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, New York. Winner will receive $500 in gift cards from WHUD.
- Winner will receive accommodations for two (double occupancy) in Belfast for four-nights.
- Employees of Pamal Broadcasting and its subsidiaries, Norwegian Airlines and Ireland Tourism and their families are not eligible. Contest is not open to owners, officers, employees, consultants or advertising-marketing agencies of or for any radio stations, TV or cable franchises in the New York Total Survey Area as defined by Nielsen.
- Winners of any major prize including winners of the 100.7 WHUD Empire City Casino Hi-Lo Game are not eligible.
- By accepting this prize, winner agrees to release and hold sponsors harmless for any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind resulting from acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage. By participating in this contest, participants agree to be bound by all of the Official Rules of this contest.
- Copies of these rules available upon written request to WHUD Promotions, Box 310, Beacon, NY 12508.