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Win a trip to Costa Rica from Planeterra!

Postby planeterra » Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:42 pm

Planeterra is giving away a Voluntour to Costa Rica to help with the sea turtles!

All you have to do is tell us a story. If you've got a great travel story to tell, send it in to TrueStories@BudgetTravel.com by August 28, 2009 for your chance to win a Planeterra Voluntour trip for two to Costa Rica!

Each Budget Travel Magazine issue includes a section entitled True Stories. Readers are encouraged to send in their funny, strange, heartwarming, ridiculous (brief 250-word) stories from their own travel. The editors pick the best story, and the winner receives a trip! For the summer issue, Planeterra is giving away a trip for two on Project Costa Rica, including airfare. The winner will be featured in a fall issue, and will be asked to write about their trip, to be featured in a later issue. Get story-writing guidlines

To submit your story email Budget Travel: TrueStories@BudgetTravel.com or send by mail to:
True Stories, Budget Travel, 530 7th Ave., New York, NY, 10018

Trip Overview:

Spend 5 days volunteering on a Sea Turtle Conservation Project as part of your Costa Rican Adventure.

Volunteer activities include night patrols along the beach, data collection, beach clean-ups, maintenance, monitoring of the turtles and if the timing is right, counting baby turtles and releasing them.

Trip Highlights:

San Jose, Sea Turtle Conservation Project, Monteverde Cloud Forest, La Fortuna.

Good Luck!

Learn more about Planeterra's Voluntours.
Planeterra is the non-profit organization founded by Gap Adventures in 2003. Planeterra supports and develops community projects worldwide that travellers can visit on Voluntours and other Gap Adventures. Visit http://www.planeterra.org
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Re: Win a trip to Costa Rica from Planeterra!

Postby jimshu » Thu Jul 02, 2009 4:14 pm

Yeeaeaeaaaaayyyyyy I gotta give this a go!!!!

I have a question-
Are all submitted stories published?
The reason I ask is because I know a lot of members here have some great travel experiences.And I was wondering if they can also be published on this site?
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Re: Win a trip to Costa Rica from Planeterra!

Postby planeterra » Fri Jul 17, 2009 9:36 am

Hi Jimshu, sorry I didn't see your question before. Not all stories will be published, they'll only include what they like... But it's worth a try, especially at only 250 words!
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Re: Win a trip to Costa Rica from Planeterra!

Postby emblem » Wed Feb 24, 2010 3:36 am

planeterra wrote:Planeterra is giving away a Voluntour to Costa Rica to help with the sea turtles!

All you have to do is tell us a story. If you've got a great travel story to tell, send it in to TrueStories@BudgetTravel.com by August 28, 2009 for your chance to win a Planeterra Voluntour trip for two to Costa Rica!

Each Budget Travel Magazine issue includes a section entitled True Stories. Readers are encouraged to send in their funny, strange, heartwarming, ridiculous (brief 250-word) stories from their own travel. The editors pick the best story, and the winner receives a trip! For the summer issue, Planeterra is giving away a trip for two on Project Costa Rica, including airfare. The winner will be featured in a fall issue, and will be asked to write about their trip, to be featured in a later issue. Get story-writing guidlines

To submit your story email Budget Travel: TrueStories@BudgetTravel.com or send by mail to:
True Stories, Budget Travel, 530 7th Ave., New York, NY, 10018

Trip Overview:

Spend 5 days volunteering on a Sea Turtle Conservation Project as part of your Costa Rican Adventure.

Volunteer activities include night patrols along the beach, data collection, beach clean-ups, maintenance, monitoring of the turtles and if the timing is right, counting baby turtles and releasing them.

Trip Highlights:

San Jose, Sea Turtle Conservation Project, Monteverde Cloud Forest, La Fortuna.

Good Luck!

Learn more about Planeterra's Voluntours.


Thanks to give me a chance to put my travelling story but I need some advices from your side like you said volunteering trip non profit but my question is that its only for American people or all over the world I want to know that I will wait your reply.
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Re: Win a trip to Costa Rica from Planeterra!

Postby jimshu » Wed Feb 24, 2010 4:35 am

Sorry but you're a bit late for the contest.
August 28, 2009
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