The cold Canadian weather is peaking around the corner, just in time to start booking that warm, sunny getaway! Florida is the go-to state when looking for some sunshine and is now a quick nonstop flight from three Canadian cities on Porter Airlines. Plan your escape from the snowy, cold winter and enjoy beautiful, warm, beachside Orlando-Melbourne, Florida.

Beginning December 16, Orlando-Melbourne International Airport (MLB) and Porter Airlines are partnering with limited seats available for nonstop, quick 3-hour flights from Toronto (YTZ), Windsor (YQG), and Ottawa (YOW). Fly refined on Porter Airlines and travel easy through MLB with the most technologically-advanced entry into the United States.

Whether travellers are in need of a relaxing vacation or thrill-seeking adventures, Orlando-Melbourne has something for everyone. It is home to 72 miles of pristine beaches, world-class theme parks and Port Canaveral, one of the most popular cruise ports in the world.

November 2017: Escape the Cold and Talk Travel with @FlyMLB Twitter Party - Space Coast

There’s fun for the whole family with Orlando-Melbourne’s proximity to Kennedy Space Centre and nearly weekly rocket launches. It’s a fabulous place to spend the day, especially if you are able to visit when there is a launch. You can even sit down to a chef-prepared meal and listen to an astronaut share their tales of space — a vacation memory you’ll never forget.

November 2017: Escape the Cold and Talk Travel with @FlyMLB Twitter Party - Turtle Hatchlings

Don’t forget to save time for the beach! Learn how to surf from pro surfers at the world-famous Ron Jon Surf Shop, catch the sunrise on your oceanfront balcony or experience the tropical breeze while you relax the day away in paradise on any of the picturesque beaches. You might even catch some of the area’s famous sea turtle hatchlings!

Want to make the planning even easier? Whether you’re looking for an adventurous or relaxing trip, visit Porter Escapes for available travel packages that save you time and money.

Join @TravelChatCA and @FlyMLB (Orlando-Melbourne International Airport, Florida) on Thursday, November 2, 2017, from 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST as we escape the winter cold and talk travel.

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Time: 9:00 PM ET to 10:00PM ET
Hashtag: #TravelChatCA
Host: @TravelChatCA
Moderators: @DreamTravelMag, @CalculateTravel, @GoneWithFamily, @inkscrblr
Prize Sponsors: @FlyMLB – Orlando-Melbourne International Airport, @MelBear_MLB (Remember to follow our sponsors on Twitter)
Grand Prize: One (1) BruSurf Paddleboard valued at $1,500

November 2017: Escape the Cold and Talk Travel with @FlyMLB Twitter Party - Paddleboard

Note: All are welcome to attend and participate in the Twitter Party but prize eligibility is limited to Canadian residents (excluding Quebec).

Enter to Win

Join us November 2, 2017 at 9:00 PM ET 
Participate in the #TravelChatCA party for a chance to win. Every tweet counts as an entry.

Get an entry for the Twitter Chat today by tweeting your RSVP and join the pre-chat conversation!

Tweet: Join US as we escape to sunny Orlando-Melbourne. Chat w/ #TravelChatCA Nov 2nd, 9-10PM EST @TravelChatCA @FlyMLB #ad

1.Eligibility: Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who participate in the #TravelChatCA Twitter party and who are at least 18 years of age as of the date of entry. The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of and the Prize Sponsor (Orlando-Melbourne International Airport) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
2.Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes are subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws.
3.Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about November 1, 2017. Entry period ends at close of the #TravelChatCA party November 2, 2017 at approximately 10:00 PM ET. You must be present and participate during the #TravelChatCA party in order for your online entry to be valid.
4.How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by participating in #TravelChatCA party. The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of You may enter only once and you must fill in the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of
5.Prizes: Fulfillment of prizes is the responsibility of the Prize Sponsor. The actual / appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Prize Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Prize Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, provincial, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for and Prize Sponsor to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
6.Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7.Winner selection and notification: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Prize Sponsor. Winners will be notified via email to the email address they entered the Sweepstakes with within five (5) days following the winner selection. and Prize Sponsor have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winners’ spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 7 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. The prize will be available for pickup at 20 Eglinton Ave West, Ste. 1102, Toronto, ON. For those outside Toronto, a shipping fee will apply.
The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and provincial laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT PRIZE SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
8.Rights Granted by you: By entering this content you understand that, anyone acting on behalf of, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.
9.Terms: reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
By opting-in on-line you consent to the Prize Sponsor’s and any of its corporate affiliate’s use of your Personal Information to contact you to promote draws and contests similar to the Contest, promote opportunities to subscribe to newsletters or promotional clubs, and notify you about related products or services. You can withdraw your consent at any time
10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Orlando-Melbourne International Airport, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
11. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF CANADA AND ONTARIO, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

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