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. i-to-i TEFL Year Out Competition
Are you gearing up to travel abroad as part of a year out/gap year? Then this competition from i-to-i TEFL is for you! The prize for entering this competition includes a 120 Hour Online TEFL Course and a rucksack filled with loads of essential travel goodies--making this a fantastic prize to help fund your travels with all the essentials you'll need on the go! All you have to do is sign up and describe in no more than 140 characters what plans you have for your trip.
Deadline: Midnight on July 27, 2012
2. The Ultimate Polar Bear Adventure
How would you like to win an opportunity to spend six days and five nights in Manitoba, experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to observe the magnificent polar bears up close? With the experts at Tauck, a world leader in premium guided natural history travel, you will also learn firsthand about the human and natural history of the Manitoban Canadian province--which is filled with a spectacle of arctic wonders few in the world have ever seen. There is no purchase necessary to win this contest, and all you need to do is fill out the entry form to be eligible!
Deadline: 11:59PM (EDT) on July 31, 2012
3. Budding Travel Writers Contest
From Mystikal Holidays comes a travel writers contest that gives up and coming writers a chance to be recognized. By participating in the Budding Travel Writers Contest, entrants will also have the chance to win a two nights and three days stay at Kovalam off the southern coast of India! All you have to do is submit a travel story between 200 and 300 words, and share it on Mystikal Holidays' Facebook Timeline with an accompanying image, where it will then be judged by an internal panel. Submissions will be rated on the quality of the content and the photo.
Deadline: July 31, 2012
4. SOL Education Abroad Photo Contest
What would you do with $250 USD in your pocket? Now you have the chance to find out with the SOL Education Abroad Photo Contest! If you are a student who is participating in a SOL program (or an alumni of a program!) submit your photo to SOL's Facebook Timeline, and then get as many people as you can to vote for it! There is also a second place prize that includes $150 USD off a future study abroad program with Sol Education Abroad, and the Top 10 finalists will have their photo included in the next SOL Education Abroad catalogue.
Deadline: August 15, 2012; winner announced August 25, 2012
5. Traveling for Fun, Adventure & Relaxation Blog Contest
If you enjoy sharing memorable travel moments, experiences where you learned something new, or something special about your own hometown, TrendyTraveler is hosting a Traveling for Fun Blog Contest you don't want to miss out on! The contest categories include “Best Travel Blog" for the grand prize of $500 USD, as well as "My Favorite Trip/Vacation" ($250 prize), and "My Hometown / Destination Business is a Great Travel Destination Because…” ($250 prize). To enter and be recognized in this contest, sign up for a TrendyTraveler Community user account and start sharing your stories!
Deadline: 11:59PM (EDT) on August 31, 2012
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.