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. CheapOAir's Traveler of the Year Competition
Is a 30 day trip to China or India in your future? By participating in the CheapOAir Traveler of the Year competition, it just may be! This five-month contest (worth $5000 USD) features two seasoned travelers who will "go head-to-head showing the online travel community how to experience the world’s most popular and exotic destinations, even on a limited budget." The deadline to get your applicant video in is right around the corner, so don't wait until it's too late! The video should demonstrate why you think you should be the Traveler of the Year, tell a little about yourself, and highlight your travel experiences!
DEADLINE: Video Applications due August 19, 2012 at 12:00AM EST
2. The Walks of Italy #TakeWalks Photo Contest
Do you have some awesome photographs of Italy you've been waiting for the perfect opportunity to share? The Walks of Italy Blog is the place you should be thinking about sharing them with. This photo contest runs from August 7 to August 21, and is asking participants to send Walks of Italy your best travel photograph of Italy for the chance to win… and to get your work published on the Walks of Italy blog, Twitter, Facebook and more! Blog editors will be selecting the 10 best snaps to be featured, along with the photographer’s name, on an upcoming blog post. Added to that, the grand prize winner for the best photo will get a gift basket of goodies from Italy sent to his or her house, on Walks of Italy!
DEADLINE: August 21, 2012 at 11:59PM EST
3. PureWow Dream Adventure Giveaway
We all dream the perfect travel adventure. Now PureWow is teaming up with organizations like Conde Nast Traveler to offer entrants a chance to make your dream getaway a reality! By signing up and agreeing to receive newsletter updates from these sponsors, you are entered for the opportunity to win $1,000 USD in SniqueAway credit to use towards a hotel & $1,500 USD to plan and take your dream vacation!
DEADLINE: August 24, 2012 at 11:59PM EST
4. TakeTours Top Travel Photo Contest
TakeTours.com has announced its yearly photo contest, with the chance to win one of three grand prizes! Every entrant who submits a picture from a favorite vacation spot or attraction will be eligible to take home a tour from one of TakeTours' Top Travel Destinations such as Niagara Falls, Grand Canyon, and Yosemite. This is a great way for participants to participants have a chance to win prizes while displaying their photography skills - so what are you waiting for? The prize winners will be determined by the number of votes each photo receives, so get your photos in before the August 28 deadline to be considered as a finalist!
DEADLINE: Photograph submissions accepted through August 28th 2012
Read more about the TakeTours Top Travel Photo Contest!
5. Travel Channel Sweepstakes to London
Did the recent Olympic Games have you itching to explore London? With this sweepstakes available from the Travel Channel, now is your time to act! The sweepstakes includes one winner and a guest being flown to the 2012 host city for an Olympic-inspired 6 days and 5 nights stay enjoying first-class hotel accommodations. The adventure begins with a guided bike tour of Olympic and Victoria Park, followed by a dinner cruise on the Thames River. Winners will also experience day trips to Leeds Castle, Canterbury and Greenwich, Warwick Castle, as well as Stratford and Oxford. Sound right up your alley? Then get your name in before the end of the month deadline!
DEADLINE: August 31, 2012 local time
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!