Travel With Bender

Uncovering the best family holidays

Work With Us To Promote Your Destination

If you're looking for more families to visit your destination, then look no further. 

We have worked with hundreds of brands and destinations, as seen on the list below. And as a result, we've received many, many, many endorsements and positive comments. We could only fit a small percentage of those on this page, but these will give you an idea of what you can expect. 

Invite us to experience your destination and we’ll tell the world about it. 

A sponsored press trip is the perfect way to increase your online visibility and exposure. Our readers relate to our first-hand experiences and take action on our recommendations. We will showcase your destination with an engaging review and high quality photography. In addition, we will provide social media coverage via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Swarm and YouTube. 


Statistics

A few statistics from Travel with Bender (as of Sept 2016):

  • Monthly page views: 175,674 (117,683 Unique Visitors)
  • Klout: 72 top 10% of social media users
  • Facebook fans: 21,600+
  • Twitter followers: 28,700+
  • Instagram followers: 39,100+
  • Pinterest followers: 17,300+ (Average monthly views: 2,289,149)
  • Email subscribers: 4,185+
  • TripAdvisor readers: 18,970,77 helpful votes (top 1% most-read reviewers of all time)
  • Other social media presence: YouTube, Google+, Snapchat, StumbleUpon, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Flickr, VK
 

For a better look at Travel With Bender, please see our full Media Kit.

Check out our tabs below to see the benefits of a press trip, all the brands we've worked with and their testimonials before scrolling to the bottom to fill in the form and partner with us today to promote your brand/destination. 

 

Brands We've Worked With

A selection of the numerous well-known brands and destinations we have partnered with...

Testimonials

Playa Del Carmen Vacation Rentals - Are Playa Del Carmen Vacation Rentals The Right Choice For You?

We are thankful Erin at Travel With Bender was recommended to us to help promote our vacation rentals. They went above and beyond our expectations to assure the success of the promotion. We have worked with many companies and rarely do we see this level of professionalism. We see the long-term value high on many levels of business! Randy Bonds (Owner at TravelYucatan)

Downtown Marriot Hotel - Where To Stay In The Heart Of Downtown Manhattan

Erin and the whole Bender family went above and beyond to make sure their content for our campaign was absolutely stellar. The Benders are quick to respond, eager to help, and made our client over the moon! If you're looking for content from a family travel perspective, it has to be "Travel with Bender." Tracey McCoy (Chief Operating Officer at MtoM Consulting)

Zee Alexis Shoes - Zee Alexis Review: Funky All-Day Style & Comfort

“Working with Erin and Travel with Bender was a seamless experience. She was very accommodating and the blog post was honest and felt very organic, not at all like a gimmicky sales pitch. I know we are going to get a great response from this collaboration and I hope to work with Erin again in the future!”.”  Sarah Toal (Creative Director)

New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau - How To Introduce Your Kids To The Real New Orleans

“We truly enjoyed working with you and your family to promote our destination as family friendly. Your coverage of New Orleans mentioned so many wonderful aspects of our city. Thank you for visiting New Orleans and we look forward to welcoming you and your readers on your next visit!”.”  Sarah Forman (Senior Communications Coordinator)

DriveShop - Phase 5 #motherofallroadtrips

"Your post is SO WONDERFUL.  Thank you so much for your coverage and please let me know when you’re traveling the states again!  Would love to get you another vehicle.”  Theresa Patacsil (Lifestyle/Social Media Coordinator)

Sheraton Resort Bali - Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort - Never Has A Hotel Done This

"First of all, I love the website! There’s a lot of useful information here and the articles are so fun to read. I am very happy that I had the opportunity to work with you and to meet you in person. The two of you are living such an inspiring life and your kids are absolutely adorable! I recommend all (family) travelers to follow your blog and social media accounts and all businesses to work with you. We’ve certainly seen peeks in engagement while you were posting about our properties! Thanks again and keep up the good work.”  Marlieke Janssen,Starwood Bali Resorts Collection

Sun Island Bali - 5 Hotels In Bali To Suit Your Mood

"I personally would like to extend my highest appreciation for your professionalism. I have worked with a number of travel writers before and I think working with Travel with Bender was just double amazing. You, Josh, and the kids were so lovely and easy to work with, while your writings & pictures are of highest quality. Of course, we will always keep you in mind whenever opportunity comes around as Sun Island Bali is developing with more projects to come.”  Agnes Herdiasti (PR Manager)

Ibis Hotels - 24 Hours In Liverpool With Kids (In Winter)

"Thank you so much for sharing it! I think it is incredible, really well done written and pictures, value... I'm very impressed. Thank you so much indeed. Thank you so much and looking forward to work with you in the future. I think you guys are definitely my favorite option!" Juan Gomez (Digital Account Executive)

Eurail.com - Eurail Pass for Families

"It was a pleasure working with the Bender Family! We are very satisfied about the written articles and social media coverage we received. We appreciate their honest and extensive opinion about the Eurail product. Hopefully we can invite the family again to ride the trains in Europe again in the future..." Willemijn van den Broek (Online PR Specialist)

National du Tourisme de Luxembourg - Our Experience to visit Luxembourg

"It was a great pleasure having the whole family in Luxembourg. Talking to you was so inspiring. And you are very professional bloggers. Josh’s pictures look amazing and the blog posts are written in a nice and funny way. Like it!

Thank you for visiting Luxembourg and help us spread the word about the destination. I hope that more people will get inspired to visit us one day!" Sandy Rischette (Social Media Manager)

Eurostar - Getting To London From Amsterdam

"Thank you for a fantastic post! I am thrilled to see such great coverage of our services on such an amazing blog. The pictures you took are beautiful, and might I mention how much of a marvellous story teller you are! I am really pleased that your experience with us was so pleasant. I wish you all the best on your future travels. Long live the Benders!" Madeline Asala (Communications Assistant)

City of Poznan - Visiting Poznan, Poland & 5 other posts

"Working with you guys has been a true pleasure for us. We have been impressed with the quick response and professional and various articles you wrote about City of Poznan. Take care and hope to see you soon!" Karolina Sondej (City Promotions Officer)

Cycladic Tourism - 15 Day Greek Islands Press Trip

"We are also grateful for your time, and also very happy that we work together and help us to promote our destination. I hope to work together in the future with other destinations. We will keep in touch and we will be very happy to meet you again in Athens at TBX or at WTM 2014 in London.” Eftmis Athanasias (Marketing & Sales MTC Group)

Eating London Food Tours - What Do You Mean Exciting Food In London?

"What an inspirational, courageous fun-loving family, I tip my hats off to you... it was a pleasure to have you eat with us on your 505th day of travelling the world. Continue to follow your dream!” Nicole Monaco (Operations Manager)

Sykes Cottages - Charming Irish Cottage Retreat With Just A Few Clicks

"The post looks great and the staff here really enjoyed reading it so thank you so much for all the hard work that must of went into writing it! If there is anything we can do for you in the future, please do not hesitate to ask, as mentioned before we would love to work with you again. Hope you and the family are doing well and enjoying your travels." Nicole Westley (Marketing)

Villa San Michele - Romance, Magic and History… With Kids: Villa San Michele Florence

"A HUGE thank you to you and your family for the amazing post on your blog and all the beautiful pictures and lovely comments you made on your social media channels! Everybody here at Villa San Michele enjoyed very much hearing your wonderful story and learning the anecdotes about your travels around the world. We wish you all the best for your future trips and for your return in Australia soon! Please let us know if we can ever be of any help to you here in Florence. Best regards to all the Bender family from all us at Villa San Michele." Patricia S (PR & Guest Relations Manager)

Eresin Crown Hotel - How Do You Know You’re In A Luxury Hotel In Istanbul?

"It was very nice to have you and your dear family at Eresin Crown. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Eresin Crown. I really felt so proud and honoured when I read your blog post about Eresin Crown. I would like to thank you once again for choosing us to stay in Istanbul and thank you again for what you have written on your blog.

We have already shared your comments in all our social media channels. We do hope to have you and your family again in Istanbul at Eresin Crown in the near future." Muberra Eresin (General Manager)

Kayakapi Premium Caves - Cappadocia Changed My Mind About Living In A Cave

"We are so proud of what you said about us and dozens of thanks for your nice words... Now it has been the third time I am reading your page on us. Smile And please do not forget that when you really changed your mind about living in a cave, you already have a cave house at Kayakapi.

We were gladly following your posts, tweets, and facebook photos once you were just here and I can not describe enough how it is exciting for a new hotel seeing the publishment of the property in various ways… We are now the #1 hotel here!" Ms. Elvan Kismet (Guest Relations)

Huntington Hotel - Luxurious Living in San Francisco

"Thank you for the amazing post, Erin! We’re simply thrilled to be featured on TravelwithBender.com. Your write-up perfectly captured the spirit of the Huntington Hotel, and we’re sure that we’ll see some families booking with us soon as a result of your visit.  We loved seeing your photos on Facebook and Twitter as well, and we’re sure that your readers will love their stay with us just as much as you did. Come back and see us again soon the next time your travels bring you stateside!" Kellie Samson (Public Relations Manager)

Jucy - How we slept in our "car" for two weeks

"We did check out your posts and were stoked with how positive you were about the experience! If you are ever in NZ or AU let me know and we would love to have you take away another one of our vehicles." Chelsea (Marketing Executive)

Manduca Australia - Can a 3 year old enjoy a Manduca Baby Carrier?

"Of course we are glad to hear that you liked travelling with the manduca that much. We will definitely share the link. Your blog post with all these pictures is fantastic!" Marie 

Shenkin Hotel - Tel Aviv: The Place to Stay & The Food To Eat

"It was such a pleasure to have you stay with us for 3 nights. You and your family are truly an inspiration to all couples traveling the world with their children. Your smiles and spirits are infectious and we will continue to follow your blog long after you have left Israel. We all wish you happy and safe travels and hope to be given the opportunity to welcome you back to our hotel in the future." Guy (Owner)

Verdanza Hotel, Puerto Rico - Finally… After 6 long months Asian food heaven

"Oh, your post was fantastic... loved how you and your family took the time to explore beyond the guestroom and documented the whole experience (I happen to love Yee's as well). Erin, I imagine it will probably be awhile before your travels bring you back to this part of the world, but I do hope I have the chance to welcome you personally and perhaps share a glass of wine." Lorraine (Director of PR)

Adventure Cat Sailing Charters - San Francisco Sightseeing Whirlwind Day Two

"I’m so glad you enjoyed Adventure Cat! You did such a wonderful post on our Facebook page! Love that you posted so many pictures and were so descriptive! Take care & happy traveling." Sharon (CEO)

Miami Green Apartment, Penang

"We are very pleased to have our apartment featured on TravelwithBender.com. In the short time since then, we have received two firm bookings from families following the blog. It is also a fun and interesting read with useful tips and insights for those looking to embark on their own travel adventures." Gaynor (Owner)

Legoland Malaysia – Asia’s first & it’s a winner! 

"Thanks for your email and the wonderful post. Glad that you enjoyed the Park... Wish you all the best & thank you for the exposure and the opportunity for the whole world to come and visit us :) Frankly, you’re living your life perfectly by travelling the world with your loved ones. Thanks for being such an idol." Mel (PR Executive) | Sponsored 365 Day Party

Pulai Springs Resort, Johor: An impressive utopia

"Thank you Travel with Bender for the great blog post on Pulai Springs Resort! It was great having you, Josh and the kids here. Hope to see you again, at Pulai Desaru Beach Resort and Spa this time!" Charlotte (Marketing Manager)

CarRentals.co.uk - Driving on the wrong side of the road

"It was great to be able to support your travels. We've been following you on Facebook and Twitter and would like to thank you for the fantastic review you've written on Carrentals.co.uk. Please keep in touch and enjoy your journey!" Briony (Marketing and Blog Editor) Sponsored 365 Day Party

Lost in the Lost World of Tambun

"Wow! This is an amazing photo! Thank you so much for sharing with us your experience and we hope to welcome you again in future... We loved and are super grateful with the post! It was awesome having you around!" Shamila (Marketing Manager)

Benefits

There are a number of benefits to running a sponsored press trip campaign with us.

  • Raising destination profile – tens of thousands of travellers read our recommendations and experiences every month. We will help your destination to be top of their minds when planning their next holiday.
     
  • Brand association – being promoted and recommended on our leading family travel blog leverages the trustworthiness we have cultivated with our readers.
     
  • Search engine optimisation – we craft keyword-rich high quality articles for our blog that Google loves. This has a proven positive impact on the search engine rankings of those businesses involved in the press trip.
     
  • Content marketing that never sleeps – the material we produce and share not only inspires travellers today, but next week, next month, next year and years from now.
     
  • Highly targeted audience – we attract a very specific group of readers, who travel domestically and internationally, as well as couples and families. Our readers tend to have a higher disposable income, which means they will spend more when visiting your destination.
     
  • Real measurable results – your return on investment is a central focus for us. We deliver practical and useful post-trip campaign reports that highlight the key performance indicators you care about.

 


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