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Deadline for Entering is 5pm Friday 17 June 2016

  1. All entries must be written by a New Zealand-based writer, based on their own experiences.
  2. Entry is open to writers who have never had a travel story published.
  3. The entry fee is $10 per entry.
  4. Entrants must submit an original double-spaced, typewritten travel story no longer than 1500 words, written in English as a .doc or .pdf.  You may post your entries if you prefer, click here for the hard copy entry form.
  5. No photos or accompanying material should be sent.
  6. A completed entry form must accompany each story entered.
  7. To ensure anonymity no identifying names, contact details or codes should be included on the story to be submitted to the judges.
  8. No material will be returned.
  9. Entrants fully indemnify Travcom against any claims arising from the use of the material as described herein or infringement of intellectual property rights
  10. Winners and runners-up agree to make themselves and their winning entries available for promotional purposes
  11. Entrants agree that material submitted may be used in whole or in part by Travcom and its sponsors for promotion or acknowledgement of the Awards with suitable credit to the entrant
  12. Non-compliance with the Awards criteria will disqualify entries and no refunds will be given.The deadline for entering is 5pm Friday 17 June 2016
  13. You do not need to be a Travcom member to enter this award.
  14. All judging decisions are final. No correspondence or discussion will be entered into and no refunds will be given
  15. To enter simply follow the step-by-step online form.  If you have any queries please email   You can also enter using a hard-copy entry form and post your entry - click here for the entry form PDF

The entry fee payment can be accepted by Paypal/credit card or offline - for further information on bank account transfers (or any other queries) contact us.

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