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.
This promotion is limited to 300 recipients. Each successful participant may bring one companion (sharing a hotel room).
Giveaway 1: One FREE Night at the Sunworld Dynasty Hotel Taipei (includes 1-2 breakfast)
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.
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.
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.
Giveaway 2: One FREE Half-day Tour (choose from three options)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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).
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