Welcome to the second edition of my bi-weekly travel competition round up! One of the major reasons I’m where I am today with my blog and maybe even in life (and no, I’m not being melodramatic for once!) is because I won a travel competition two and a half years ago. Granted, the competition in question wasn’t your run of the mill ‘Click HERE and you could win!’’ kind of competitions, and I did have to work hard through three different stages to be victorious, but victorious I was. I won a 4 month trip around the world as a Travel Reporter for the international company, SPAR. 4 months, all expenses paid. Boom. (Read about the experience here. Spoiler: It was as awesome as it sounds.) Here’s a picture of me doing my obligatory SPAR poses in Rome.
Before this momentous win, I never entered competitions – apart from the Lottery… which I guess is a competition of sorts. But anyway, I never thought there was any point. That was until I won. And I won big, my friends. So here’s a list of some of the top travel competitions and giveaways going on in the world at the minute. You never know – you might get as lucky as me and get some amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, too! Or something less life-changing, but great nonetheless. The power of optimism.
World Nomads Foodie Scholarship in Sri Lanka. Deadline March 6th. Enter here.
$1000 South-West airlines credit + Bucketfeet Merchandise. (USA only) Deadline 1st February. Enter here.
Ultimate Compact Travel Kit worth $600. Deadline February 16th. Enter here.
Ongoing monthly photography competition. Deadline month by month. Enter here.
$4 Valentine’s Jet Ride. Deadline 14th February. Enter here.
$100,000 tailored luxury trip to Hawaii. (USA only) Deadline 24th March. Enter here.
Patagonia Travel Kit. Deadline 31st January. Enter here.
Travel Writing competition $500 main prize. Deadline 14th February. Enter here.
A trip to your Bucket List destination. Deadline 8th February. (Aus only). Enter here.
A 4 day trip to a Paradise of your choice. Deadline March 31st. (USA only). Enter here.
£5000 grand prize Food & Travel photography competition. Deadline 8th February. Enter here.
A week long trip to Bali. Deadline 30th January. (Aus only) Enter here.
3x Gorgeous Travel Kits. (USA only) Deadline January 31st. Enter here.
$1000 of luxury travel clothes. Deadline 12th February. Enter here.
£200 Blacks Hiking and Outdoor Store vouchers. Deadline 9th February. Enter here.
Win $100 for your travel story. Deadline ongoing. Enter here.
Win a 65l Rucksack filled with travel products. Deadline 2nd February. Enter here.
The Living List £1500 giveaway. Deadline 31st January. Enter here.
A 4 night stay in Morocco with The Guardian. Deadline 7th February. Enter here.
Luxury trip to Dominica with Lonely Planet. Deadline 1st March. Enter here.
A week long holiday for two in Cape Verde. Deadline 7th February. Enter here.
Win a Verenti Bike and Gear. Deadline 8th February. Enter here.
A trip to the Maldives for 2. Deadline 15th March. Enter here.
A weekend with Ray Mears in Ontario. Deadline 31st May. Enter here.
A spa break in Scotland with CNN Traveller. Deadline February 2nd. Enter here.
Win a trip to see the Northern Lights in Iceland with Jamie Oliver. Deadline January 31st. Enter here.
A ski touring course & travel kit in Scotland. Deadline 13th February. Enter here.
Peak District spa break weekend. Deadline 3rd February. Enter here.
A week long cookery holiday in the Italian Dolomite’s. Deadline 31st January. Enter here.
£5000 grand prize + MacBook runner up prizes Photography Competition. Deadline 16th March. Enter here.
3 nights in a 5* resort in the Philippines incl. return flights. Deadline 1st February. Enter here.