Here’s our list of the best travel writing competitions across the internet. We have scoured the internet for you as many of the competitions in Google are outdated, but sites like the Guardian and Independent seem to leave their pages live, which is extremely annoying for the user.
Keep a look out for our competitions as we pay around $1000.
Offers £200 if your article is published and £1000 for article of the year.
Travel writing competition to win a 17 days safari trip to Madagascar. You can write about this experience and enter another competition with your articles 🙂
£2000 of travel vouchers to spend at a specific site. Runners up get Rough guide book bundles.
$500 cash prize, like the above there will be a lot of competition.
Annual competition where the winners get sent away on assignment – perfect for someone to get into travel writtting professionally.
1 months accommodation, single round fares and $5000 of spending money.
Tips for entering travel competitions
Check out pass winners to see the standard and up
- Make every word count
- Make it personal so readers can connect with your experience
- Make sure all your points are factually correct and reference them if need be
- Make sure you use amazing images and reference them properly
- Go big on visual descriptions, you want the reader to see what you did
- Tips from travel writers