March comes in like a lion (luxury safari anyone?) and out like a lamb (a wool beret from a Parisian boutique!) with this month’s globetrotting Contest Watch.
Kenya: iExplore.com Photo Safari Contest
Enter by April 22, 2011
The frequent T+L Best of the Web winner, iExplore has kicked off a new contest for shutterbugs. Simply visit http://photocontest.iexplore.com/, register, upload your best photograph, and then spread the word. Site visitors can vote for their favorites, advancing a group of 20 photographs to the finals. A panel of nine award-winning travel photographers and media writers will pick the winner.
The chosen photographer receives a $9,000 “Classic Kenya Safari” for two. The package includes three nights in a luxury tented camp at Masai Mara, two nights at a deluxe lodge at Elementaita with easy access to Lake Nakuru National Park, and one night in a top hotel; as well as game drives and walks lead by expert guides. A second place winner takes home “His & Her” ExOfficio Storm Logic Jackets and a $500 iExplore travel voucher; prizes are also awarded to all finalists as well as 50 “Judge’s Favorites.”
Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, France: Travelpro® European Vacation Sweepstakes
Enter now through March 31st
The luggage company is giving one lucky winner and guest a reason to pack their bags: a 12-day, 10-city, 4-country European romp! The grand prize includes roundtrip airfare for two, twelve nights of hotel accommodations, guided sightseeing, select meals and transportation, and of course, two Travelpro® Crew™ 8 Rollaboards® Suitcases. To enter visit www.Travelpro.com/sweepstakes and register.
United States: Diamond Collection Getaway Sweepstakes
Enter now through April 5th
Just in time for a spring getaway filled with fragrant wildflowers and romantic mountain hikes, BedandBreakfast.com (owned by HomeAway) invites travelers to win a luxury two-night weekend B&B getaway to one of over 170 Diamond Collection properties, a prize valued at $1,000. To enter, visit www.bedandbreakfast.com/sweepstakes.Charlotte Savino is the listings editor at Travel + Leisure.