There's no better place in the world to be during the Christmas season than New York City, and no better symbol of the beginning of Christmas than the lighting of the tree at Rockefeller Plaza.

We're giving you the chance for your own perfect start to the Christmas season – enter here to win a trip to New York City, plus a chance see Rod Stewart perform live at the Christmas tree lighting.

The trip includes two days in NYC, hotel accommodations for two, $500 in Christmas shopping cash, and an autographed copy of Rod Stewart's new Christmas album, Merry Christmas Baby.

Enter the contest here. You must be a member of our VIP club to register. If you're not a member, sign up now – it's free – to participate in more awesome contests like this.