Media Release: Sydney – Have you ever wanted to cruise through Halong Bay, slurp authentic pho from a street vendor or visit traditional villages along the Mekong Delta?
World Nomads, in partnership with Intrepid Travel, Adventure Travel and Toad&Co, is offering three travellers the chance to win an amazing 10-day tour of Vietnam, plus flight assistance, spending money, travel clothing and travel insurance.
The prizes, each valued at $US4,535, are part of World Nomads' ongoing 20th-birthday celebrations. To enter the competition contestants must simply describe their favourite travel memory from the past 20 years in 20 words or less.
Christina Tunnah, general manager of marketing and brands, World Nomads, says Vietnam has been a popular destination since the launch of World Nomads. "Vietnam's rich culture, historic cities, breathtaking scenery and, of course, great cuisine is pretty hard to resist," she said. "Over the past two decades, more than 100,000 of our customers have included Vietnam in their travel plans."
Founded in 1989, Intrepid Travel is the world's largest B-Corp-certified travel company and a leader in responsible, ethical small-group trips.
Louise Laing, Intrepid Travel's general manager of marketing ANZ, said: "Intrepid's 'Vietnam Express Southbound' trip is one of our most popular trips, taking travellers from Hanoi south to Ho Chi Minh City, visiting iconic places such as Halong Bay, Hoi An and the Mekong Delta. We're delighted to partner with World Nomads to offer this great prize. This 10-day tour is packed with adventure.
"You'll sail on a wooden junk across Halong Bay, take an overnight train to Hue and paddle a sampan along the Mekong Delta."
Ms Tunnah said: "This is a perfect introduction to Vietnam. Whether you are interested in Vietnam's ancient culture, want to immerse yourself in its vibrant cities or sample authentic Vietnamese food – it's all here."
The 10-day 'Vietnam Express Southbound' tour includes accommodation, tours and other activities, plus travel within Vietnam and some meals. The prize winners will also receive $US1,650 towards the cost of flights, $US750 spending money thanks to Adventure Travel and travel clothing from Toad&Co to the value of $US500, plus $US200 towards the cost of travel insurance.
To enter the competition, tell us in 20 words or less your best travel memory from the last 20 years.
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World Nomads is a fast-growing global travel insurance company. We provide inspirational stories, safety tips and specialised travel insurance for adventurous and independent travellers. Our online travel insurance offers cover for travellers for more than 100 countries and allows you to buy and cliam online, 24/7, even while already travelling.
Our travel insurance focuses on what we believe is important to travellers: emergency medical and evacuation costs, baggage, trip cancellation, trip delay and trip interruption costs. We also offer cover for more than 150 adventure sports and activities, plus tech and get. Our policies are underwritten by a suite of specialist travel insurers that provide 24/7 emergency assistance, customer service and claims support, making us a top choice for many of the world's leading adventure, independent and youth travel brands.
Intrepid Travel is a world leader in sustainable experience-rich travel that has been taking travellers to discover the world's most amazing places for more than 30 years. The company's mission is to create positive change through the joy of travel. The company offers more than 1,150 trips on every continent and every one is designed to truly capture local culture. With its own network of destination management companies in 26 countries, Intrepid has unique local expertise and perspectives.
Globally renowned as a leader in responsible travel, in 2018 the carbon-neutral company became the world's largest travel company to be certified B-Corp. Intrepid is the only global tour operator with verified science-based carbon reduction targets and its not-for-profit, The Intrepid Foundation, has raised more than $A12 million for more than 135 partners around the world