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BIG competition coming this Monday

Posted by somtam2000 on 30/4/2011 at 22:51

Just a quick heads up that we'll be announcing a MAJOR competition this coming Monday. The top prize includes all sorts of stuff including: Round the world flights for two Travel insurance for two Eurail pass Fancy hotel stays and more! I'm teasing out the prizes on the Travelfish Facebook page, so you can follow it there, or just be sure to check Travelfish.org on Monday for the details on a competition I know you're going to want to enter More soon. ...

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Photo competition: places I'd go back to

Posted by somtam2000 on 25/9/2006 at 09:14

Hi all Something new and something fun -- we're going to run a monthly photo competition -- starting today! Each month will have a new theme, and you're all welcome to enter. Our first theme is "Places I'd go back to" and the deadline is October 25, 2006. The winner gets two free Travelfish T-shirts of their choice from the Travelfish propaganda department. Here's the FAQ: 1) How do I enter? Write a brief about your your photo (don't forget to say where it is) and add a link (ju ...

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Reader submission winner: The ultimate homestay experience

Posted by somtam2000 on 15/3/2010 at 08:03

As regulars may know, we have a monthly competition for submissions to Travelfish. February's winner is dano_b for their entry on Battambang and a homestay experience in Banteay Chmar. It's well worth a read and you'll find it at the bottom of the Battambang page. dano_b I'll drop you an email as well, but let me know what you'd like -- a Travelfish Tshirt, Flickr Pro voucher,Travelfish Guides or Travelfish Apps! Cheers & thanks again Stuart ...

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Win a brand new Pacsafe VentureSafe 25L

Posted by somtam2000 on 19/6/2009 at 14:30

Thanks to the very kind people at Pacsafe, we're launching the new Travelfish Gear section of the site with a competition giving away a brand-spanking-new Pacsafe VentureSafe 25L backpack. Pacsafe sent us a complimentary pack for us to review for the Travelfish Gear section, and, let me tell you, it is a great pack -- and if I hadn't promised to give it away, I would be keeping it all for myself. You can read the full review for the VentureSafe 25L here, but in short, it's an excellent and ...

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Win a backpack!

Posted by somtam2000 on 8/7/2009 at 14:39

I'm just reposted this as I'm a bit taken aback at how few entries there have been in our win a backpack competition! Come on people! This is a really neat pack worth around US$120 and all you need do to enter is tell us a robbery story -- these are dime a dozen on the travellin' trail! Yet we've had just five entries! Anyways, the competition thread is here ... so stop bantering about slow boats, bus timetables and scenic beaches and go win a backpack instead. Or better still -- do ...

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Free Travelfish Guides credited out

Posted by somtam2000 on 13/7/2009 at 20:08

I've just credited the free Travelfish guides to member accounts. To grab the guide, log in, go to the Member Centre (link at the top right of every page) the guide should be listed in the right hand column. It is zipped up in PDF format, so right click on the name, save it to your computer, double click on the zip file and the PDF should be there. If there are any mixups let me know (I'm very very sun-burnt just now and manually crediting out guides is tedious!) Also, member "leap" ...

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Travelfish5 Grand prize winners

Posted by somtam2000 on 13/7/2009 at 20:16

Sorry this has taken so long to announce! I'll contact the individual winners by email tomorrow. Winner of Learn to dive for free SBE Winner of Similan Liveaboard swag Winner of $1,000 voucher with All Points East williamtaylor (your entry struck a particular chord as we're yet to even have a honeymoon!) Anyway, big congratulations to all the winners and thankyou to everyone for participating. It was a lot of fun, and we're happy to be able to give something back to T ...

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TRAVELFISH5: Final quick quiz 6pm

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/7/2009 at 17:00

Now for a bit of fun. Final quick quiz question. How tall am I? Closest two answers (in cm please) win. Winners get a tshirt, flickr upgrade and whatever Travelfish Guides they want. We'll let this one run till 7pm and pick the winners. Don't forget the big prizes don't close till midnight! ...

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Slackers

Posted by mattocmd on 12/7/2009 at 22:38

Where is everyone?? These prizes are world class!!!!! 20 more minutes to enter!! ...

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TRAVELFISH5: Win a four day Similan Islands liveaboard

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/7/2009 at 06:59

We'll pay for you to do a four day, fourteen dive liveaboard in the waters off the stunning Similan Islands. The trip is all-inclusive -- including accommodation in a four bunk bed cabin (you'll be sharing with three others, so maybe invite some friends when you go). It also includes complete scuba gear, your national park entry and all the food you can eat. The only thing you'll need to pay for is beer and soft drink. The trip normally costs 19,400B. Obviously you'll need to have at least Ad ...

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TRAVELFISH5: Win a dive course on Ko Tao

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/7/2009 at 06:57

Let us pay for you to learn to dive! Yes, it really is as simple as that -- we'll pay for you to learn to dive. Uber-experienced diving instructor Ayesha Cantrell offers personalised diving tuition on Thailand's Ko Tao. We're offering to pick up the tab for you to learn to dive with Ayesha and her diving mate Wilco. The course normally costs 9,800B (around US$290). If you win, you could learn to dive for free and spend the other 9,800 on other stuff -- like travelling! All you need to d ...

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TRAVELFISH5: Win a US$1000 travel voucher

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/7/2009 at 07:00

This is simple. We'll give you a US$1,000 voucher to spend with one of our favourite adventure tour companies, All Points East. You can use the coupon against any one of their tours, with or without flights. Be sure to check their website as some of their tours cost under $1,000 so you could get the entire trip for free. All you need to do is say why you want to win this voucher in 30 words or less by midnight, and we'll pick the winner. You can real more about All Points East here. Smal ...

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Free Travelfish Guides Today only!

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/7/2009 at 06:54

That's right -- free Travelfish guides -- today only, July 12, 2009 -- from 8am to 6pm Bali time (that's GMT+8 if you were wondering). Any ONE GUIDE per member name. Just make a post in this thread saying which title you want. I'll credit them to your account tomorrow. Yes, you can request one of the country packs if you want (which means you get a bunch of guides). You can see all our titles here. Don't forget to enter all the other competitions we'll be running today -- including the ...

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TRAVELFISH5: Quick quiz 5pm

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/7/2009 at 15:59

Name as many islands in Thailand as you can. Four biggest collections get a tshirt! Full list of prizes here: http://www.travelfish.org/travelfish-turns-five.php ...

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TRAVELFISH5: Quick quiz 4.30pm

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/7/2009 at 15:31

WHERE AM I? Since Battambang was guessed in less than one minute, here's something more tricky! I'm an island. I have two names. I have over a dozen places to stay. Nearly all the places to stay face west. I have boat connections to lots of other islands. I am not on Travelfish! First two correct answers get a Flickr Pro upgrade but we won't close the thread till just before the next question. Full list of prizes here: http://www.travelfish.org/travelfish-turns-five.php ...

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TRAVELFISH5: Quick quiz 4pm

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/7/2009 at 15:02

Where am I? I'm set by a river. I can be reached by boat and road. I'm about 4 hours from the capital city by taxi. Many of my roads are dirt. I am famous for locals gambling on rainfall. My name means "disappearing stick" in the local language. Travelfish really likes me. First two correct answers get a Flickr Pro upgrade but we won't close the thread till just before the next question. Full list of prizes here: http://www.travelfish.org/travelfish-turns-five.php ...

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TRAVELFISH5: Quick quiz 3pm

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/7/2009 at 13:54

Name any movies that were filmed at least in part in Thailand. The two answers with the most correct answers wins a tshirt. Full list of prizes here: http://www.travelfish.org/travelfish-turns-five.php ...

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TRAVELFISH5: Quick quiz 2pm

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/7/2009 at 12:59

Name two islands in Vietnam. First two correct answers get a Travelfish tshirt but we won't close the thread till just before the next question. Full list of prizes here: http://www.travelfish.org/travelfish-turns-five.php ...

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TRAVELFISH5: Quick quiz 1pm

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/7/2009 at 12:02

Which set of ruins at Angkor was referred to as the "basket of bottles"? First two correct answers get a Travelfish tshirt but we won't close the thread till just before the next question. Full list of prizes here: http://www.travelfish.org/travelfish-turns-five.php ...

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TRAVELFISH5 WHERE AM I?

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/7/2009 at 11:32

I sit at the confluence of two rivers. I'm a convenient base for exploring the surrounds. I am within a two hour drive of two international borders. I am not a capital city. Most people reach me by bus, but I can be approached by boat and airplane also. Where am I? First correct answer gets a tshirt. ...

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