GoAbroad Travel Promos: January 2012

It’s time for the GoAbroad Travel Promos! Every month on the GoAbroad Blog, we share resources and information about all the great travel promotions, giveaways and contests occurring in the travel and international education fields. This month’s selections are:

1. The API Video Challenge

API Travel PromotionAcademic Programs International (API) has invited current and past API students to create a 2-5 minute video about their study abroad experience. If you were a future student looking into studying abroad, what type of video would inspire you to take the plunge? API would like to see a video that encapsulates your study abroad experience! Stop motion, scripted, spur of the moment, video mashup – the choice is yours! Participants also have the chance of winning up to $250!

Deadline: January 15, 2012 at 11:59 CST

Read more about the API Video Challenge!

2. Kaya Volunteer Destinations Ticket Giveaway

Kaya Volunteer Travel Giveaway, GoAbroad PromosHow would you like to win free tickets to London? Kaya Responsible Travel is giving away 5 free pairs of tickets to the Times Destinations Holiday and Travel Show in London Earls Court on February 2-5 2012! In order to be entered for the tickets, entrants must “shout-out” on Kaya Volunteer’s Destinations Giveaway journal entry with a fun fact about one of Kaya’s Volunteer destinations.  Not a past participant with Kaya? Not to worry, it isn’t required!

Deadline: January 16, 2012


Read more about the Kaya Volunteer Destinations Ticket Giveaway!

3. The “Why Do You GoAbroad?” Giveaway

Why Do You GoAbroad, Giveaway, iPad 2, screenshotThe “Why Do You GoAbroad?” giveaway is an opportunity for travelers to share their stories and reasons for traveling abroad–and where one GoAbroad user will be randomly chosen to win an Apple iPad 2! All you have to do is write a post on your personal blog/web site or your GoAbroad.net Account** about WHY you go abroad and leave a comment with the link to your post on the GoAbroad Blog!

Deadline: January 20, 2012 at 11:59 MST

Read more about the “Why Do You GoAbroad?” Giveaway!

4. Maiden Voyage’s Travel Guidebooks to Wales Giveaway

Maiden Voyage Travel Giveaway, GoAbroad promoMaiden Voyage is the travel blog of Emily Starbuck Gerson–a 20-something travel junkie and professional writer–and for the month of January, she is offering a chance to win five guidebooks for the country of Wales. With a population of around three million and a history that dates back to the Iron Age, Wales is a destination not be missed out on! All you have to do is leave a comment on Maiden Voyage, explaining why you want to visit Wales!

Deadline: January 22, 2012

Read more about the Travel Guidebooks to Wales Giveaway!

5. Abundant Journey’s Travel Swag Giveaway

Abundant Journeys Travel Giveaway, GoAbroad promoHow would you not one opportunity, but four new ways to earn travel swag and vacations for 2012? Abundant Journeys is doing just that! As a way to reward Facebook fans, Twitter followers and blog supporters, the full-service travel agency will pick a winner from every category (Fan of Week, Top Fan and Follower of Week) every week to earn travel credits to use toward future travel with Abundant Journeys. Check out the complete blog post for updates on what travel swag you have the chance to win every month!

Deadline: Varies depending on category (see complete rules and guidelines for information)

Read more about Abundant Journey’s Travel Swag Giveaway!

On the second Tuesday of every month, the GoAbroad Blog features a selection of travel and international education-themed giveaways, contests and promotions. These listings have been chosen because they feature interesting and noteworthy promotions related to meaningful travel-related experiences. Do you know of a promotion that should be included in the next GoAbroad Travel Promos post? Click here to be directed to the form where you can submit an entry!

Please keep in mind that the GoAbroad Travel Promos post runs on the second Tuesday of every month, so plan accordingly when submitting a promotion.

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