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January 27, 2009

Give them a try: travel-related contests

I’ve noticed quite a few travel-related contests recently with deadlines approaching. Some are more elaborate than others, and some have pretty great prizes attached. Check them out:

Wanderlust and Lipstick/Intrepid:
Write a non-fiction travel story, between 800-2500 words. Win a 15-day trip in Peru. Deadline: January 31, 2009

Via Dream Vacation Contest:
Describe the best travel day you’ve ever had, in 150 words or less. Win $2500 certificate good at AAA Travel. Deadline: January 31, 2009

Northern Lights Awards Canada:
Submit previously published travel articles and photography. Open to Canadian and US writers and photographers. Win $200-600. Deadline: February 16, 2009

Show Us Your Florida Photo Contest:
Share your favorite photo from a Florida trip and the backstory. Win a 3-day/4-night trip to Miami. Deadline: February 16, 2009

World Nomads Travel Scholarship:
Create a 3-minute travel-focused podcast on “Is home where the heart is?” Win a trip to Guatemala that includes volunteering and a homestay, and by the end you’ll create a podcast for Indie Travel Podcast. Deadline: April 5, 2009

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One Response to “Give them a try: travel-related contests”

  1. pamela Says:

    Sounds great, but for those that are truly interested in a real mano-mano global travel adventure competition of epic quality and scope…one that will visit 10 countries across 4 contintents over a three week period…and crown The World’s Greatest Travelers…see The Global Scavenger Hunt. http://www.GlobalScavengerHunt.com…That‘s the place were Steve got his idea from! P -

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