Press Trip Assistance Request Form

Thank you for your interest in working with Visit Seattle. To request press trip support from our team, please fill out the form to the right. Once received, we will review and contact you shortly. Should you have any questions about this form, please email [email protected].

For media inquiries outside of the United States and Canada, please contact [email protected].

For content creators seeking to work with Visit Seattle, please fill out the form here. We will notify you if you need to fill out this request form later.

General Information

  • Please submit your request form with as much lead time as possible. At least 30 days’ notice is appreciated.
  • When submitting the press trip request form, please include the following:
    • A letter of assignment from the media organization you represent, if applicable.
    • Samples of previously published stories.

Hosting Assistance
Depending on the nature of the assignment, Visit Seattle may be able to assist with accommodations, suggested itineraries, ride share credits, passes to attractions, and more. Please note that complimentary arrangements are provided through the discretion of host businesses and are subject to the availability and interest of each property.

  • Complimentary accommodations include room rate and tax only – incidentals such as room service and parking are not included.
    • Please note: Accommodation assistance may not be available during high occupancy months of June, July, August, and September.
  • Complimentary meals are provided at the discretion of the host restaurant and may be offered to the journalist only, unless the host wishes to extend the invitation to additional guests.
    • Please note: Complimentary meals do not include gratuity and alcohol – please expect to cover these costs.
  • Transportation assistance is not guaranteed. When flight assistance is provided, journalists are responsible for covering airfare for any guests.
  • Hosting assistance will not be offered beyond one visit per story, per year, unless pre-arranged by the PR Team.
  • Itineraries may not be altered once final. Media are responsible to notify venues if they are running late or cannot make a scheduled activity.


  • Upon publication, please provide copies/links of the related coverage.
  • Please provide feedback to the Visit Seattle PR team after visiting.
  • Dates

  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • If so, please specify timeframe of other potential visit dates.
  • Journalist Information

  • Must Match Photo ID
  • If different than above
  • Reminder: This form is for US and Canadian media only. International requests must be sent to [email protected].
  • Please include any allergies, special diets, or food avoidances you'd like us to be aware of.
  • Please include any mobility obstacles, needs or physical limits you'd like us to be aware of.
  • Please list full names and ages for anyone joining you on this trip. If one of them has dietary needs, you can also list that here.
  • Please list a few of your favorite foods, snacks, beverages, etc.
  • Please list a few of your favorite experiences when you travel - i.e. hiking, culinary adventures, shopping, museums, landmarks, local hotspots, luxury, spa, etc.
  • Please list how you typically prefer to unwind, i.e. naps, spa treatments, nature experiences, yoga, meditation, etc.
  • Please list what bothers you or stresses you out the most whenever you travel (particularly on press trips) - i.e. waiting for check in, red eye flights, too much food, too many swag items to take home, not enough down town, etc.
  • Please select which statement you identify with the most.
  • Media Outlet Information

  • If you write for more than one, please provide the link to your primary outlet.
  • Online/print, blog, TV, radio, etc.
  • If applicable
  • If you write for more than one, please provide the figure of your primary outlet.
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Please describe the coverage - Length of the story and/or number of posts.
  • Please share links to your recent stories or posts.
  • If Applicable
  • If Applicable
  • If applicable, please upload your Letter of Assignment here.
    Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Social Media

  • Please check all platforms you anticipate posting on with coverage of Seattle.
  • Please include your handle, following, and anticipated number of posts for each platform that you checked above.
  • Story Details

  • Please list any and all ideas you have, or if you are seeking help crafting ideas.
  • Please list any people you are hoping to interview and what questions you have for this person.
  • Trip Details: Transportation

  • If so, please include your preferred airline, Frequent Flyer #, and Known Traveler #, if applicable.
  • If so, please specify if you are looking to rent a car, if you are legally able and willing to drive yourself, or if you'd prefer to use a car service like Lyft.
  • Trip Details: Accommodations

  • If so, please confirm if you are open to paying a media rate, and if you have any specific type of accommodations in mind.
  • Trip Details: Meals

  • If so, please specify if you are seeking to cover a particular type of cuisine or restaurant.
  • Trip Details: Attractions and Experiences

  • Please check all that apply.
  • If you have other things you'd like help with or information not included above that we should know about, please share here.
  • In consideration of the opportunity to participate in activities arranged by Visit Seattle, and by actually participating in all or any portion of them, each person who participates in any activities or whose representatives participating in activities, on his/her/their own behalf and on behalf of his/her/their representatives, indicates their/his/her agreement to (1) assume all risks associated with their/his/her travel to and from the listed locations and its/his/her participation in the activities described in this document and (2) irrevocably release from, waive and agree not to sue Visit Seattle, its personnel, and any venues, activity providers or other entities set forth in this document, for any claims, damage, costs or liabilities, including for death, personal injury or property damage, they/he/she may have or be entitled to recover, whether known or unknown to them/him/her at the time agreement is indicated. This assumption, waiver and release extends to any such claims, damage, costs or liabilities arising from Visit Seattle’s negligence or that of the other released persons.
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