How to Offer a Free Night at a Bed & Breakfast on Your Blog


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We would love to offer you five freeBed and Breakfast & Country Inns books for your readers (Amazon's best-selling B&B book). We have been offering this program for more than 14 years and have had sponsors such as Hallmark Cards, Shredded Wheat, Wells Fargo Bank, American Express, MinuteMaid and Lipton Tea. Our books and programs have been featured in the Washington Post, New York Times, Good Housekeeping and many other publications. If you would like to see some of the fabulous inns that offer our Buy-One-Night-Get-the-Second-Night Free go to any city and look for the icon FN that stands for Free Night participating inn. 

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Tin Lizzie Inn

How to Offer a Free Night at a Bed & Breakfast on Your Blog
A.  Write a description of and include an example of our inns. Example from the goodtureandbeautiful blog:  “I have the great pleasure of introducing you to the  guidebook to “Bed & Breakfast and Country Inns.”   The book includes detailed descriptions of 1,100 bed and breakfasts and small inns all over the US.  (The website also has 5000 additional inns.) The best part of this book is the certificate you find right inside the front cover…One Free Night at a B&B or Country Inn (When you buy the first night at the regular rate you get the second night FREE!) This guidebook will easily save you between $100 – $450 on your next adventure.  You can buy it at I Love Inns for $24.95 or you can possibly win a free copy from my  _______blog.) 
B.  Tell about us partnering together:   Example:  “The terrific folks at I Love Inns are partnering with me to giveaway FIVE copies of their guidebook, which includes a free night certificate!"
C.  Decide what they have to do:  Example:  “Here’s what you can do to win…
·         1). Visit I LOVE INNS bed and breakfast website and drool over their incredible list of Bed and Breakfasts. Then come back here and leave a link to one of the pages of inns where you would like to spend a long  weekend. Example: Sturgeon Bay or Annapolis, Md.
·         2). Follow me on Twitter and send out this tweet: Win a FREE night at a B&B – the vacation you’ve been dreaming of! (Give the URL address you want them to visit).  – just leave a comment for each tweet.”
·         3). Write a Review at I LOVE INNS for one of the places you’ve already stayed. Then come back here and tell me about it (leave the name of the Inn so I can check it out!)
·         4). Post about this Giveaway on your blog and leave a link so I can see it.

·         5.  If you have an iPhone, download the free B&B application InnTouch, then come back and tell me about it.
How to Choose Your Winners:

You can use the number generator at and tell your readers that you will choose the winner on a specific day 2-3 weeks from now by using
Call or email with any questions:

We will send all the books to your winners priority mail directly from our shipping department from our offices in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. 

The main thing we need are links from your site to our home page*. Please send us a link when you create your page. 

*We hope  you will keep the link on your site for a year (it can be miniscule when your offer is over!) We need Google to see it.)


Here is what one blogger did to show and tell what the program is:  

Deborah Sakach
American Historic Inns
31831 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano CA 92675

2009 Apple "Staff Favorite" for the iPhone application,  InnTouch
Top 12 Travel Applications - Travel & Leisure
Best B&B Site, Yahoo Internet Magazine"
Book of the Month Club
Gold Moti Award
Phone:  949-481-6256, ext. 308

iLoveInns' Web site and parent company American Historic Inns have been recommended by major publications including: New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Boston Globe, Chicago Sun Times, Orange County Register, Baltimore Sun, San Diego Union-Tribune, Atlanta Journal & Constitution, The Oregonian, Rocky Mountain News, Sacramento BeeConsumer Reports, Good Housekeeping, McCalls, Women's Day, Woman's World, Travel Holiday, Best Fares, Cosmopolitan, Country Living and Book of the Month Club.
American Historic Inns has partnered with the following companies to promote bed & breakfasts nationwide: Lipton Tea, Nancy's Quiche, Wells Fargo, CitiBank, American Express, MasterCard, Discover, CocaCola, Minute Maid, Land O'Lakes, Tom's of Maine, Columbia Crest, Wamsutta, David's Bridal, Senseo coffee, Nabisco Crackers, Uncle Ben's, Phillips Norelco, Nivea, Nestle's Taster's Choice, Amtrak, Carnation, Advil, and Post cereals.