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2016 Free Stopover in Taiwan

2016 Free Stopoverin Taiwan

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s 2016 Free Stopover in Taiwan is for North America travelers with a stopover and change of planes in Taiwan en route to other countries in Asia. For example: a trip from the US through Taiwan to Vietnam, with the traveler entering Taiwan on an American or Canadian passport.

Every week during this promotion (Jan 1, 2016 to June 30, 2016), the first 30 to sign up will be eligible to enjoy the benefits of this free promotion on any date in 2016. Those who fail once are encouraged to try again: each person may register once every week.

One Lucky Winner, Free Giveaways for Two!

This promotion is limited to 300 recipients. Each successful participant may bring one companion (sharing a hotel room).

2016 Free Stopover in Taiwan

Promotion’s Four Giveaways

Free Accommodation

Giveaway 1: One FREE Night at the Sunworld Dynasty Hotel Taipei (includes 1-2 breakfast)

Hotel Introduction

Perfectly located in the center of Taipei, Sunworld Dynasty Hotel Taipei is your most convenient choice in town, offering great value for money with the friendliest of service catering to your every need. Hotel facilities include 730 rooms, executive club and lounge, fully equipped gym, sauna and outdoor pool, Chinese restaurant, international buffet restaurant, trendy PopUp Café and various event and conference spaces for 8 to 1,600 persons, providing the perfect match for almost any traveler or organization’s needs.

Location & Transportation

Situated on the leafy green Dunhua North Road, cornering Nanjing East Road and just opposite the Taipei Arena and Stadium which has its own MRT station, Sunworld Dyansty Hotel Taipei is only five minutes away from the downtown Songshan Airport (TSA) and Zhongxiao East Road shopping areas. With a 7-Eleven literally inside the hotel, a Taoyuan (TPE) Airport bus stop at its door, IKEA and new Breeze Nanjing Shopping mall next door, everything you need is right here. With Taipei’s typical lively alleyways boasting delicious food and coffee houses around the hotel, and the favourite night spot Brass Monkey within a few steps, there is no easier place to stay.

Room Type

Free Accommodation for One Night –
A Wing Superior Room

With their spacious high-ceiling interiors, these classically furnished and refined rooms offer a cozy yet elegant atmosphere for unparalleled comfort and ease. A choice of double or twin beds is available. Free Wi-Fi is also included.

Room Facilities & Amenities
  • Surface Area: 30-33m (9-10 ping)
  • Bed Types: One King Bed (200cm x 200cm)Two Twin Beds (110cm x 200cm each)
  • 10% Off on Hotel Food and Beverage
  • Welcome Fruit & Gift Set
  • Free Choice of Daily Newspaper
  • Flat Screen TV, Range of Local & International Cable TV Channels
  • Kettle, Complimentary Coffee & Teabags
  • Free Complimentary Mini Bar, Mineral Water
  • 110V Power Outlets
  • Bathtub, Hairdryer
  • Bath & Hand Towels, Slippers
  • Sunrider® Bath Products (five-piece sets)
  • In-Room Safe
  • Free Use of Hotel Facilities
  • Room Service (6:00 AM to 2:00 AM daily)

Free Half-day Tour

Giveaway 2: One FREE Half-day Tour (choose from three options)

Option 01.

Taipei City Half-day Tour

Stops on the 3-hour Taipei City tour (choice of morning or afternoon) include the R.O.C. Presidential Office Building (drive past), Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, traditional Taiwanese temple, National Palace Museum, and National Cultural and Creative Gift Center. The tour has a value of NT$1,100 per adult and NT$900 per child.

Option 02.

North Coast Half-day Tour

Stops on the 4-hour North Coast Tour (morning) include Keelung City, Keelung Harbor, Buddha Statue, Yehliu Park, and Queen’s Head stone formation. The tour has a value of NT$1,200 per adult and NT$1,000 per child.

Option 03.

Jiufen Village & Northeast Coast Half-day Tour

Stops on the 4-hour Juifen Village & Northeast Coast Tour (afternoon) include Juifen Old Street, Jinguashi (drive-through tour), Bitoujiao, Nanya Stone Formations, and Two-Color Bay. The tour has a value of NT$1,300 per adult and NT$1,100 per child.

Free MRT Card

Giveaway 3: One FREE Taiwan Tourism Bureau Limited Edition MRT Card (NT$50 prepaid)

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau Limited Edition MRT Card allows access to Taipei’s Metro and bus system, and can also be used to purchase items at convenience stores such as 7-Eleven, Family Mart, Hi-Life, and OK Mart. The card itself, a delightful example of Taiwanese graphic design, is a worthy addition to anyone’s collection.

*The MRT Card will be distributed during the half-day tours.

Free Meal & Dessert

Giveaway 4: FREE Meal at the 72 Beef Noodles Restaurant and Dessert at the Ice Monster

The lucky participants in the 2016 Free Stopover in Taiwan promotion may present their vouchers and US or Canadian passports at the following businesses to enjoy free, internationally-acclaimed, authentic Taiwan cuisine:

Free Meal

72 Beef Noodles Restaurant – Selected by The Daily Meal as one of the 101 best restaurants in Asia
Braised Beef Noodles
Clear-broth Stewed Beef Noodles

The broth for this soup, painstakingly prepared by the chef over a period of 72 hours, starts as boiled ox bones which are carefully seasoned using hot peppers and sea salt, resulting in a mouth-watering, one-of-a-kind experience.

Enjoy a free bowl of Clear-broth Stewed Beef Noodles or Braised Beef Noodles, and a side of Fried Soya-mixed Meat.

  • The 72 beef noodles restaurant provides a limited amount of eighty clear-broth stewed beef noodles servings a day.
Fried Tofu with Pork
72 Beef Noodles Restaurant
  • Address: No. 71, Sec. 2, Jinan Rd., Taipei City
  • Tel: +886-2-2393-4095
  • Opening Hours: Tue ~ Fri, 11:00–14:30 / 17:00–21:00,
    Sat ~ Sun, 11:00–15:00 / 17:00–21:00
  • Easy Access: Take the Taipei MRT Subway System to Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station Exit 5 (5-min walk)
  • fb: 72 Beef Noodles Restaurant

Free Dessert

Ice Monster – Selected by CNN as one of the best desserts in the world.

Made from only the freshest, most natural ingredients, this exquisite dessert is both tasty and healthy.

Enjoy a free Ice Monster dessert (choose one of ten flavors).

Fresh Mango Sensation
Fresh Strawberry Sensation
Fresh Pineapple Sensation
Lime Jasmine Tea Sensation
Peanut & Milk Sensation
Coffee Sensation
Bubble Milk Tea Sensation
Sweet Potato Ginger Soup (winter only)
Taro and Lotus Seed Soup (winter only)
Red Bean Soup (winter only)
  • Due to the need for fresh and some seasonal ingredients, actual flavors subject to availability.
  • The dessert voucher can be redeemed only at the Ice Monster’s Taipei Zhongxiao branch.
Ice Monster
  • Address: No. 297, Sec. 4, Zhongxiao E. Rd., Taipei City
  • Tel: +886-2-8771-3263
  • Opening Hours: Mon~Sun , 10:30-23:30
  • Easy Access: Take the Taipei MRT Subway System to Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall Station Exit 1 (2-min walk)
  • web: http://www.ice-monster.com
How to Redeem the Vouchers
  • Validity: January 1 to December 31, 2016
  • Each participant is limited to one redemption per shop, and must present it with his or her US or Canadian passport.
  • Vouchers may not be exchanged for cash or used in combination with other discount offers.
  • Vouchers will be presented during your free half-day tour.
  • The organizer reserves the right to interpret or revise the terms of use at any time.