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. Travel Glam Blogger Competition
If you're blogger and interested in a unique opportunity to explore the world, this Blogger Competition should catch your attention! Put together by the Travel Glam blog in partnership with GetYourGuide.com, you have the chance to choose a tour anywhere in the world (through GetYourGuide.com) worth up to 250€ that you would love to take with a friend. To participate, all you have to do is write a post on your own blog about why you want to go on this tour and why you should win the competition. Make sure to link to the tour from your site, and 'Like' Travel Glam on Facebook as part of the entry requirements!
As an added bonus, there is also a sub competition on Twitter. Tweet your favorite tour on Twitter and be in to win a 50€ GetYourGuide voucher to use where ever you please. Just use the hashtag #travelglamcomp in your tweet! This competition ends on Friday, so get your submission in before it's too late!
Deadline: Entries must be received by June 15, 2012
2. The Washington Post Travel Photo Contest
Are you an amateur and enthusiastic photographer? Put your skills to the test with the 13th annual travel photo contest from The Washington Post! Submit an image that you have taken depicting a representation of 'travel,' and you will have the chance to be eligible for gift certificates to a photo retailer (the average retail value of the first prize is $250 USD). Four winners will be selected based on originality, creativity and skill by Travel staff and photography professionals!
Deadline: Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on July 20, 2012
3. Tours4Fun "Pin It to Win It" Contest
If you're already a fan of Pinterest, this contest is right up your alley! The Tours4Fun $2,500 Dream Getaway Pinterest Contest is the newest in travel Pinterest contests, awarding the grand prize winner with their ideal getaway with Tours4Fun! The contest is simple - all you have to do is follow Tours4Fun on your Pinterest account and create a pin board entitled "Tours4Fun Dream Getaway." From there, create pin at least 10 travel images and tell why each would be a part of your dream getaway!
Entrants are also encouraged to use hashtags and promote the Tours4Fun brand, although this is not a requirement to enter. Tours4Fun also notes that entrants must submit the URL of their pin board onto Tours4Fun's submission form. The official winner will be chosen based on the the creativity, aesthetic, and representation of the Tours4Fun brand spirit in your board.
Deadline: Entries must be received by September 15th, 2012
4. TravelShark "Trip in a Tweet" Social Media Contest
Can you tell a story in 140 characters or less? The TravelShark "Trip in a Tweet" Social Media Contest is encouraging global travelers to share stories of your favorite adventures and experiences. Each week, TravelShark will ask contest participants to tweet or share a mini-story tied to that week"s Trip in a Tweet travel theme, such as "A Travel Disaster Turned to Triumph" or "Your Purest Moment of Travel Joy." The contestant with the best entry for each weekly theme will win one weekly mega-prize: a Canon EOS Rebel T3 Digital Camera, an iPad 3, or a pair of Maui Jim shades!
Whether you're an avid global traveler or an occasional tourist, this contest rewards surprising moments on trips told in this tight and timely format!
Deadline: This contest is ongoing on a weekly basis; Each weekly challenge will run from Tuesday through Monday, with winners announced on the following Tuesdays.
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.