Wow! Can you believe 1000 days have flown by since we started our epic nomadic journey around the world, and we're still going strong.
To celebrate this monumental milestone we have teamed up with 3 sponsors to give away a prize pool valued at US$891 (over AUD$1,100). Separate winners will be drawn for each prize so you have 6 chances to win!
To enter, simply use the above form.
Canon PowerShot D30 Waterproof Digital Camera from Travel Insurance Direct
valued at AUD$399
Gift voucher for travel insurance from Travel Insurance Direct
valued at AUD$200
Havana backpack from Vanguard
valued at US$89.99
Stone-styled power bank (for charging your devices) from Roaming Connections
valued at AUD$89.95
Record bluetooth speaker from Roaming Connections
valued at AUD$55
30 minute virtual travel consultation with Josh & Erin from TravelWithBender.com
valued at US$200
This competition is now closed.
Thank you to everyone who entered.
* Please note: For the prizes sponsored by Travel Insurance Direct (Digital Camera, Travel Insurance), a winner will be drawn who specifically meets the following conditions (first two competition entry methods from the above form):
1) follow @TIDaustralia on Twitter
2) in a tweet (of 140 characters or less), tag @TIDaustralia and #1000daysoftravel and tell us where you would go first if you were travelling for 1000 days and why.
These 2 prizes are not a game of chance. A winner will be chosen by a panel of judges based on the most creative and original entry. See Terms & Conditions for more details.
Jumping for joy on Brighton Pier, UK in December 2014.
If you're interested in reading some more of our highlights over the last 1000 days of travel, check out these fun and inspirational moments:
- Top 35 photos of 2014
- Top 7 photos of 2013
- Gettin' high in Cappadocia, Turkey
- Riding a monster scooter down a Swiss mountain... and falling off!
- Cruising the Cyclades - Greek island paradise
- You haven't eaten REAL Italian food until you've eaten this
- Standing in awe at Petra, Jordan
- How we slept in our car for 2 weeks
Our #1 Photo of 2014...
Your privacy is important to us. So please be aware that the details you submit will be supplied to the prize sponsors, Travel Insurance Direct, Vanguard and Roaming Connections, which may be used for marketing purposes. They're nice guys and you'll be able to opt-out of any emails you do not wish to receive from them, so there's no strings attached. You will also have access to the free Travel With Bender email newsletter, from which you can also opt-out at any time.
Disclaimer and small print: These prizes have been donated by Travel Insurance Direct, Vanguard and Roaming Connections who may change the conditions of their prizes at any time. We have done our best to cover all conditions, but ultimately hold no responsibility for any change, interruption or termination of the prizes. No claims on the part of the participants shall arise in these cases.
Winners will be informed via email or Facebook. Failure to claim the prize within 72 hours of this email may lead to a new winner being drawn. You will receive your prizes direct from the sponsor. All prizes are as stated and no cash alternative will be given or exchange. Competition opens Friday 30th January 2015, 09:00 GMT+8 and will finish Friday 13th February 2015, 09:00 GMT+8.
Participation is free and at the participant’s own risk. All costs, taxes and fees arising in connection with the winning of a prize are in the sole responsibility of the winner. There is no right of appeal. We shall be entitled to exclude individual participants from this and future sweepstakes if there are justified reasons, such as violation of conditions of participation. Prizes sponsored by Travel Insurance Direct are subject to additional Terms and Conditions for their sponsored prizes. By entering the sweepstake, you accept these conditions.
Reader Comments..."I respond to every comment by direct private email. I look forward to your feedback" - Josh Bender
Only Australian residents?? BOOOO lol I want that camera, sick of the GoPro:)
Huge prize pool! Thanks!
@Mary the other prizes (backpack, travel consultation...) are open to all entrants! It's a pretty cool travel/photography/everyday backpack. :)
Would love to win this for our next holiday.
A very nice prize package.
Pick me, pick me! Your next winner!!! Show me the money!!! . It would be a dream come true and means more to me than anyone else to win. :( Starving artist here desperately needs the prize to travel, see the world, to have fun and feel alive and inspired again. A life changing experience. Top of my bucket list. Thank you for the awesomeness, the contest, and generosity. Dear Santa: I’ve been nice. My X-Mas wish this year is to win this contest.
Wow what a great contest, i really, really want to win, thank you for the opportunity!
How did you do it with kids? That is amazing!
Would b nice.
Entered. Thanks! Awesome prize.
Please Please pick me and I'll take some amazing photos, with this awsome prize package on our next family holiday.
wow i love this contest ^__^
Fl I need some warm weather!
Love these prizes.
Wonderful contest. Great prizes.
Hoping to win soon.
The weather in Phoenix is so nice but the awesome prizes are even more exciting!
The first Place I would go is Far North Queensland and Northern Territory, I am yet to explore there
I would go to the Sunshine Coast. I really need some chill out time, and in that beautiful part of Australia, there's lots of options for relaxation.
The temp today is 9.... Send me to the sunshine
Huge prize pool it's Awesome and i like this nice idea.
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