Transit MetroCard contest could win you a trip to Hawaii for 7 days There are 250,000 specially branded MetroCards spread out among eight subway stations. One of them is a ticket to an all-expenses-paid trip to Hawaii. The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau is giving away a trip to Hawaii to one lucky MetroCard holder. Photo Credit: VIEW press / Corbis News / Getty Images By Lauren Cook firstname.lastname@example.org @L_Cook865 Updated April 23, 2019 12:01 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email You may be paying more for your MetroCard this week, but it could also be your ticket to a free Hawaiian vacation. The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau has launched a contest that will transport one lucky commuter and a guest from the nitty gritty rails of NYC to a beautiful island in Hawaii. Beginning Tuesday, select vending machines at eight subway stations will be stocked with special Hawaii-branded MetroCards. Anyone who snags one can register online at Hawaii.NYC and enter the code printed on the back of the MetroCard for a chance to win the giveaway. "New Yorkers are some of the hardest-working people on the planet and the subway is a pivotal part of their everyday lives," said Jay Talwar, chief marketing officer of HVCB. "We appreciate the hustle of New York City, but know that New Yorkers crave time to get refreshed and inspired." There are 250,000 specially branded MetroCards spread out among the following stations: 72nd Street-Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan (1, 2, 3) 86th Street-Lexington Avenue, Manhattan (4, 5, 6) 59th Street-Columbus Circle, Manhattan (A, B, C, D) 23rd Street-Eighth Avenue, Manhattan (C, E) 14th Street-Union Square, Manhattan (L, N, Q, R, W, 4, 5, 6) Broadway-Lafayette at Houston Street, Manhattan (B, D, F, M) Fulton Street, Manhattan (A, C, J, Z, 2, 3, 4, 5) Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center, Brooklyn (B, Q, 2, 3, 4, 5) The contest ends April 30, and a winner is expected to be notified around May 8. The winner will get to pick from four island experiences: Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Maui or the Island of Hawai‘i. The vacation includes round-trip coach airfare for two people, seven days/six nights at a hotel, a rental car for the seven days and a $1,500 gift card that can be used as spending money. If you don’t win this contest, don’t despair: the Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau has teamed up with six other companies in New York City to offer trip giveaways throughout most of the year as part of its HIxNY tourism campaign. Each contest offers a unique experience on a different island. O‘ahu x The Governors Ball in May Island of Hawai‘i x Barry’s Bootcamp in June Molokaʻi x Best Made in July Maui x The Infatuation in August Kauaʻi x Saturdays NYC in September Lānaʻi x Four Seasons in October By Lauren Cook email@example.com @L_Cook865 Lauren joined amNY.com as a news editor in 2016. Previously, she worked as a web producer at CBS New York and News 12. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic 23 reasons why the subway is the absolute worstHow do New Yorkers loathe the subway? Let us count the ways. 'Game of Thrones' MetroCards on eBay for upwards of $100A MetroCard featuring the birth of Daenerys Targaryen's dragons is among the options. How to score the latest special edition MetroCardThe cards advertise Paul McCartney's new album, "Egypt Station." Bowie MetroCards reselling online for nearly $200The MetroCards highlight five of Bowie's personas, including Ziggy Stardust. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.