In current travel news, several companies are running contests for free and discounted travel. As you await 2016 summer travel season, consider entering some of these contests to stretch your travel budget for the coming year.

1. Win $10,000 from the Travel Channel. The Travel Channel usually runs several travel contests and sweepstakes throughout the year. This summer they are giving away $10,000 cash for winners to discover America. You may enter once per day until June 24th.

2. Win a cash award for your travel stories. Have you ever wanted to write about your favorite trip. Aspiring travel writers who wish to share a travel story have the opportunity to win up to $500 when they submit their piece to We Said Go Travel Blog. Submissions are open until July 1st and must respond to the question: Where do you find freedom? 

3. Win $20,000 from Jeep. This summer Jeep is sponsoring the “My Adventure” Sweepstakes. Enter by September 7th to be eligible for the grand prize, but don’t forget about the weekly $500 giveaways to those who submit an image that shows their ideal summer adventure.

4. Win a Sonoma Wine Country Vacation. Andrew Harper Travel is giving away three nights at Sonoma’s charming Farmhouse Inn, a three-course dining experience at the inn’s Michelin starred restaurant, a lunch experience at Artista Winery, airfare and a $250 gift card to wine concierge, Porthos. Entries will remain open until July 1st.