HolidayTaxis Christmas Quiz

Whether it’s leaving mince pies for Santa or hanging stockings on the fireplace, Christmas is a time for traditions. But do you know where those traditions come from, or how Christmas is celebrated around the world? Test your knowledge with our Christmas Quiz!

Submit your answers (along with your name and email address) and you’ll be entered into a draw to win one of our amazing Christmas giveaways, with a GoPro HERO Session camera as 1st prize. The winner will be selected at random from the entries – don’t worry if you don’t get full marks, we have some runner up prizes to give away too!

The Prizes

1st Prize: GoPro HERO Session camera · 2nd Prize: Amazon Fire TV Stick · 3rd, 4th & 5th Prizes: Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018 Guidebooks (3 to give away!)

GoPro go pro prizes competition quiz christmas

Deadline: 21st December – Good Luck!

We all know that Father Christmas comes from the North Pole, but where does Santa Claus (or Sinterklaas) really originate from?

What do Mexican children break to release sweets and presents in the days leading up to Christmas?

If someone said Joyeux Noel to you, what country would you be in?

In 1841, Prince Albert brought a Christmas tree over to England and displayed it in Windsor Castle – Which country did it come from?

Which famous city can you see in the picture below?

Where is the classic Christmas film Home Alone 2 set?

Reindeer can be found naturally in which of these countries?

Which country does the turkey originally come from?

The Nutcracker is a popular Christmas-time ballet, and had its first premiere, in which country?

Named after the day it was discovered, where will you find Christmas Island?

Feeling generous? Share your results to give friends and family the chance to win some great prizes too!

Submit your details to enter the Prize Draw (we won’t use your details for anything else)

HolidayTaxis Christmas Quiz Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions set out the rules for the prize draw. Please make sure you read them carefully and understand them all before entering the draw. By entering the draw, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions presented below.


  1. “The Promoter“ means


  1. The Prize Draw is only open to residents of the United Kingdom. All entrants must be aged 18 or over.
  2. The Prize Draw is not open to employees of The Promoter or their families.

How to enter

  1. The deadline for the Prize Draw is 21st December 2017 at 23:59 (GMT). Entries after this time will not be valid.
  2. To enter the Prize Draw, you must enter your name and email address at the end of completing the HolidayTaxis Christmas Quiz.

The Prize

  1. The Prize Draw winners will win a GoPro HERO Session camera, an Amazon Fire TV Stick or one of 3 Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018 guidebooks.
  2. The prizes are as stated, are not transferable to another individual and no cash or other alternatives will be offered.
  3. In the event that the Prizes offered are unavailable due to circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to offer alternative prizes of equal or greater value.

Selecting the Winner(s)s

  1. The winner of the First Prize (a GoPro HERO Session) will be drawn at random  from all correct entries received by the closing date stated within the promotional material.
  2. The winners of the runner up prizes will be drawn at random from all remaining entries received by the closing date stated within the promotional material.
  3. Reasonable efforts will be made to contact the winner(s). If the winner(s) cannot be contacted, or are unable to comply with these terms and conditions, The Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant drawn at random.
  4. Failure to respond and/or provide an address for delivery, or failure to meet the eligibility requirements may result in forfeiture of the prize.
  5. The Promoter’s selection of the winner(s) is final.
  6. The Promoter reserves the right to publish names of the winner(s) after the date of the draw.
  7. Confirmation of the prize will also be made in writing to the winner(s).

Personal Information

  1. The Promoter will only collect, store and use your personal information, such as name, age, telephone number and email address for the purposes of entering you into and administering the Prize Draw as set out in these rules, and not for any other purpose without your consent.
  2.  We will never pass your information to any third party for them to use in their own direct marketing, without your consent.
  3. Your personal information will be held on record for a short period of time as necessary to administer the Prize Draw and then securely destroyed.


  1. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter will not be liable for any loss, damage, injury or disappointment suffered in connection with the Prize Draw (including any damage to your or any other person’s computer or mobile phone equipment as a consequence of downloading or accessing any materials), or any delays or failure (in whole or in part) to perform any of its obligations if such delay or failure is caused by something beyond its reasonable control.
  2. This promotion is not affiliated with, sponsored by or endorsed by the products or retailers featured in the prizes. Trademarks, logos and names of the products and retailers are the property of the respective owner.


  1. By entering the Prize Draw you consent to the Promoter using your entry by posting it on various social media sites and for other reasonable marketing purposes connected to this prize draw.
  2. The Promoter reserves the right to amend or alter the terms of competitions. Competitions may be modified or withdrawn at any time.

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