Experiences - Giving Back Raffle Benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities® of San Diego

Giving Back Raffle Benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities® of San Diego


Grand Tour of Europe on the Orient Express

Enjoy grand suite accommodations on the one of the world's most luxurious trains - the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Board the train in Paris and travel through seven countries on your way to Istanbul along the legendary Orient Express route, the subject or backdrop to many novels and movies. Partake in free-flowing champagne, embark on private off-train excursions, and receive meals in your suite if you desire maximum privacy. Each Grand Suite includes a private bathroom with shower, washbasin, and toilet, living area with space for private dining, and a sofa which can be converted into an additional bed in the evening.

This is the prize for Early Bird 1 Drawing. Winner has option between this trip, a HUMMER, a Porsche Carrera, or $100,000 cash.

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Journey around the Pacific Ring of Fire, from Alaska to Japan

Set sail on a voyage that highlights the distinct wildlife and cultures that inhabit the Pacific's edges. Discover the wild, seldom visited islands of the Bering Sea, encountering millions of seabirds as well as northern fur seals and bears in the Pribilof and Aleutian Islands. Spot sacred red-crowned cranes in the wetlands of Japan's Kushiro Shitsugen National Park. Delve into the history of the shoguns and samurai while visiting castle ruins in Sendai, the Tokugawa hub of Mito, and the spectacular Kairakuen gardens. Hike amid mystical lakes and forests, explore historic sites along the Honshu coast, and cap off your expedition in the thriving metropolis of Tokyo.

This is the 2nd Grand Prize in the Grand Prize Drawing. Winner has option between this trip, an Aston Martin, a Patek Philippe watch, or $100,000 cash.

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Luxury Safari on the Serengeti

An epic 17-day, 16-night journey traversing 34 degrees of latitude and four countries. Start in Cape Town, at the southernmost tip of the African continent. Then venture north to awe-inspiring beauty of Victoria Falls, the world's greatest sheet of falling water where the Zambezi River plunges noisily down a series of basalt gorges and raises an iridescent mist that can be seen more than 20 km away. Follow the wandering rain into Serengeti-Maasai Mara and witness the greatest migration of mammals on the planet.

This is the prize for Early Bird 2 Drawing. Winner has option between this trip, an Airstream trailer, a Maserati Grecale, or $50,000 cash.

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Irish Castles & Manors for 4

From electric bikes to horse-drawn carriage rides, from the marvels in the night sky to the rugged wonders along the shore, Ireland has a little bit of everything for your next European adventure. Ireland's rugged west coast, splintered by the Atlantic's tireless persistence, is peppered with peninsulas, ports and tiny islands. Home to the famous Wild Atlantic Way route, this region is bejeweled by a wealth of Ireland's most popular tourist attractions for you to discover, including a Galway walking tour, a horse drawn carriage tour of Inis Mor, stargazing, an e-bike tour, and a sightseeing tour of Sliabh Liag Cliffs.

This is the Week 6 prize in the Add-On Drawing. Winner has the option between this trip or $20,000 cash.

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Prehistoric Discoveries in France

From the Baroque to medieval, from castles to caves, and from vineyards to markets, this exceptional trip will take you from famed wine-growing regions above ground to subterranean phenoma, from UNESCO World Heritage Sites to prehistoric art. The featured leg of the trip starts in Sarlat, a stunning village ripe for exploration and discovery. Nearly 20,000 years ago, unknown artists created breathtaking cave paintings of which the most extraordinary examples are found at Lascaux and nearby caves. Travel to Padirac and make the 75-meter descent into a giant chasm, where you will take a peaceful boat ride on a mysterious subterranean river.

This is the 3rd prize in the Grand Prize Drawing. Winner has the option between this trip and $5,000 cash

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Find Wellness in Iceland

The otherworldly landscapes of Iceland offer perhaps the closest thing one can have to an out-of-body travel experience. Equal parts rugged and tranquil, the country's beauty offers the perfect sanctuary from daily distractions back home. Your soothing trek across the country's southern coast starts with a hike up Öskjuhlíð Hill overlooking Reykjavik. Visit the iconic sights of the Golden Circle and Thingvellir National Park before heading to the stunning black-sand beaches of Reynisfjara for a unique meditation session. And, of course, a visit to Iceland wouldn't be complete without a stop at the Blue Lagoon, a naturally heated hotspot to marvel and rejuvenate.

This is the 4th prize in the Grand Prize Drawing. Winner has the option between this trip and $5,000 cash.

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Grammy Getaway in Los Angeles, CA

Better than any concert, this is your chance to be a part of history by attending the Grammy Awards, the music industry's most anticipated event every year. Witness top artists perform and go for Grammy gold! Then get ready for the real revelry to begin after the last award is handed out at the official Grammys After-Party. You'll be closer to some of the biggest music stars than you'll ever get without making a hit record of your own. From Ed Sheeran to Taylor Swift, this is music's biggest night, an evening you won't want to miss, and an experience you won't soon forget.

This is the 5th prize in the Grand Prize Drawing. Winner has the option between this trip and $5,000 cash.

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Coastal Surprises in Vietnam

Immerse yourself in Vietnam's mesmerizing culture and momentous history on a journey from the emerald mountains of the north to the sun-drenched beaches of the south. Discover a plethora of UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the imperial city of Hue and an overnight stay on a junk boat in mystical Ha Long Bay against the backdrop of dramatic karst formations. Glimpse rural life on a hike through idyllic Mai Chau Valley and enjoy a cycle ride through the Old Quarter of bustling Hanoi. Discover the enchanting port town of Hoi An and whip up delicious noodle dishes at a culinary school.

This is the 6th prize in the Grand Prize Drawing. Winner has the option between this trip and $5,000 cash.

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Uncork & Unwind in Bordeaux, France

Experience the art of living with all your senses in Bordeaux. Renowned as the world capital of wine, this dynamic port city set on the Garonne River in southwestern France is recognized by connoisseurs and wine enthusiasts for its exceptional appellations. The region welcomes 5.5 million tourists every year, who split their visits between the region's castles and vineyards, exploring the city's UNESCO-listed area and the seashores of the Aquitaine coast. Get a true gourmet taste for this beloved region on a tour of two wineries, dinner at a Michelin-starred restaurant.

This is the 7th prize in the Grand Prize Drawing. Winner has the option between this trip and $5,000 cash.

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Cowboys & Tango in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Fall under the spell of this vibrant Argentinian metropolis as you get an authentic taste of its history, culture and charm. Indulge in gourmet gastronomy, visit iconic landmarks, live like an Argentine cowboy for a day and more. Visit the Casa Rosada, seat of the national government and site of the balcony where Eva "Evita" Perón would address adoring crowds. Head to an authentic, family-owned estancia for drinks, empanadas, horseback riding and carriage rides. No trip to Argentina would be complete without experiencing Tango - watch masters take the dance floor, then show off your own moves in a private Tango class. ¡Olé!

This is the 8th prize in the Grand Prize Drawing. Winner has the option between this trip and $5,000 cash.

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Día de los Muertos in Oaxaca, Mexico

Celebrate one of Mexico's most intriguing-and unusual-festivals in the eclectic city of Oaxaca, where indigenous culture holds strong. During Day of the Dead, which takes place at the end of October and early November each year, pre-Hispanic traditions honoring the departed merge with Catholic feasts to create a truly unique holiday. Delve into the bizarre and beautiful spirit of Día de los Muertos, witnessing spectacular street dances, costumes, and altars while discovering the picturesque landscapes and mouthwatering flavors of Oaxaca. Opt to explore ancient Zapotec archaeological sites and tour a mezcal factory, where the famed agave beverage is produced.

This is the 9th prize in the Grand Prize Drawing. Winner has the option between this trip and $5,000 cash.

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Iconic Sights Down Under, Sydney, Australia

This trip to Sydney highlights some of the most captivating landmarks and UNESCO World Heritage sites you've ever seen. You'll get an exclusive one-hour guided tour of the world-famous Sydney Opera House as your expert shares stories about real-life dramas behind the curtain and the venue's storied history. Your full-day tour of the Blue Mountains visits popular landmarks including the Three Sisters, Wentworth Falls and Jamison Valley, gives you a chance to let the kangaroos eat from your hands and have your photo taken with cuddly koalas, all before a river cruise back to Sydney.

This is the 10th prize in the Grand Prize Drawing. Winner has the option between this trip and $5,000 cash.

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San Diego Padres Home Baseball Game at Petco Park in 2023

Create major league memories with the San Diego Padres. You will receive two tickets to a late season home game. Situated in the best ballpark in America's Finest City, every seat at Petco Park boasts great views of the action on the field framed by the surrounding downtown skyline. Relish in favorite local eateries as you enjoy a summertime tradition in San Diego.

This is a prize choice for prizes 1,046 - 70,000 of the Grand Prize Drawing, in addition to an entry into one of four cash or gift card drawings, or a RMHC-SD branded reversible tote bag.