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. Go with Oh Blogger Competition
Calling all travel bloggers! The organization, Go with Oh, is running a promotion for travel bloggers, where “no matter what you blog about, if you’re passionate about travel and are at a bit of a loose end this autumn/winter, this is the competition for you!”
By creating a blog post (per the promotion instructions) and tweeting the URL, one lucky travel blogger will have accommodations in Europe for one month covered as a reward–and awesome exposure as a guest blogger for a major company as well! The deadline to enter is right around the corner, so check out all the rules and how to enter by clicking below!
Deadline: April 13, 2012 at 12:00 GMT
2. AmeriSpan’s Funny Photo Caption Contest
They say a photo is worth a thousand words – with this photo caption contest from AmeriSpan Study Abroad, you have the chance to add a few more of your own words! The contest is simple: provide a funny caption to the photo of John Slocum, AmeriSpan’s co-founder, from his recent trip to Barcelona, Spain. The winner of the funny photo caption contest will then win $150 USD off any program location in Spain!
Deadline: April 15, 2012 at 11:59PM EDT – the winner will be selected randomly and announced on April 25, 2012.
3. Sierra Designs, A Year of Adventure Sweepstakes
If you’re still holding on to winter and cold weather, this sweepstakes from Sierra Designs and Alaska Mountain Guides is right up your alley. Participate in this sweepstakes, and have the chance to explore one of Alaska’s premiere heli-skiing destinations!
Experienced guides and expert pilots will lead you into one of the greatest untracked mountain wilderness areas in Alaska. Dry, untouched snow and stable weather will give you a helicopter skiing experience to remember. The winner of this sweepstakes will also include a trip for 2 includes $500 (USD) towards airfare, lodging and guided heli-skiing in Alaska, as well as a Sierra Designs Equipment and Apparel Prize Package!
Deadline: April 17, 2012 at 11:59PM PDT – winner announced on April 18, 2012!
4. The Writer Travel Essay Contest
Are you interested in travel writing - particularly the kind where you could win a prize of up to $1000 (USD)? The Writer Magazine, in collaboration with Gotham Writers’ Workshop, invites writers to enter The Writer 2012 Travel Essay Contest!
If you’ve learned something surprising about another culture (perhaps your own), met a memorable character who altered your world view in some way, or even seen something monumental or simple that left an indelible impression– here is an opportunity to write about your unforgettable experiences as a traveler, whether your travels took you to an exotic destination or a hometown treasure!
Deadline: June 15, 2012 at 11:59PM EDT
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?
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.