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Bumper Birthday Bonanza – Jurys Inn giveaway 300 free overnight stays


Celebrating a birthday in Scotland wouldn’t be the same without receiving the dreaded ‘birthday bumps’, however the Jurys Inn birthday festivities promise to be something you’ll want to get involved in.


Revealing a dozen weird and wonderful birthday traditions from across the globe, Jurys Inn marks its 25th birthday by in a unique way of its own – a giveaway of 300 free overnight stays over the next year – its biggest ever gift back to customers.


Jurys Inn hotel group has five locations in Scotland, with hotels in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Aberdeen.


Whether you know where in the world it’s customary to pull earlobes, smear butter on your nose or get covered in flour on your named day, Jurys Inn is giving 25 free overnight stays away on the 25th of each month across Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Jurys Inn, Galway, Bedroom


Jurys Inn reveals 12 unusual cultural birthday traditions from around the world:

  1. Covered in Flour, Caribbean
  2. Grease your Nose, Canada
  3. Fill Your Mouth with Noodles, China
  4. Cinnamon Douse, Denmark
  5. Single Sweepers, Germany
  6. Earlobe Pulling, Hungary
  7. Fairy Bread (buttered bread covered in sprinkles), New Zealand
  8. Pie Crust Message, Russia
  9. Evil Clown Follows You Around, Switzerland
  10. Cake in your Face, Venezuela
  11. New Year’s Birthday (everyone in the country celebrates their birthday on the same day), Vietnam
  12. Birthday Bumps, United Kingdom


Standard Double Corner Room


Jurys Inn Head of Marketing, Suzanne Cannon, said: “It’s incredible to learn how many amazingly unique birthday traditions there are across the globe, and with Jurys Inn turning a quarter century we wanted to give our customers a gift too.

Our 300 free stays giveaway is our biggest yet, and we hope it’s much more enjoyable than sweeping the streets, being followed by a clown or being doused in cinnamon!

Join the festivities on all Jurys Inn social channels with the hashtag #jurys25 on the 25th of April and again on the 25th of every month following, to be in with a chance of winning a free overnight B&B stay for 2 sharing at a Jurys Inn hotel of your choice. For more information please visit: