Do you love to travel? Got $25,000 entry fee for your team? Then check out this announcement for the 13th annual world travel championship, known as The Global Scavenger Hunt, set to take place between April 14 and May 6, 2017, application deadline of January 30th is approaching.
Even if you don’t participate officially in this event, interliners might get some cool travel ideas by following along.
Eager Indiana Jones types and real-life Amazing Race hopefuls wanting to test their travel IQ against other world class travelers in an around-the-world travel adventure competition that crowns The World’s Greatest Travelers, should apply at GlobalScavengerHunt.com.
The reviews are in:
● Conde Nast Traveler calls The Global Scavenger Hunt, “the best trip to take in 2016”;
- Frommer’s lists it as one of “best adrenaline adventures” in the world;
● Outside magazine bills it as, “One of the most amazing trips in the world”; and
● National Geographic says that the event is, “like Survivor, The Amazing Race and the
Eco- Challenge all rolled into one except with much more cultural interaction.”
The Global Scavenger Hunt Fact Sheet:
What: The Global Scavenger Hunt is the annual travel world championship that involves an around-the-world travel adventure competition that takes teams on A Blind Date with the World while performing culturally-oriented scavenges (site-doing) testing their Travel IQ.
When: April 2017, 23-days between April 14th and May 6th. Teams will travel from Los Angeles to New York—the long way!
Who: Limited to 15 teams of two travelers each. The $25,000 per team entry fee includes: all international airfare, First Class hotels, 40+% of meals, and special event gear. Travelers are interviewed for suitability and single travelers are welcome to apply.
Prizes: A FREE trip around the world and The World’s Greatest Travelers trophy.
Where: A circumnavigation of the globe that touches down in 10 secret countries—that may include: Brazil, Peru, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, South Africa and Romania. (Only potential 2017 countries as The Global Scavenger Hunt is also A Blind Date with the World…participants won’t know their next destination until 4-hours prior to departure!)
Why: The Trophy, a free trip around the world, bragging rights; and Teams will be traveling a million kilometers to help raise funds for ongoing charities that provide micro-loans and build co-ed elementary schools in nations like: Kenya, Niger, Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone and Ecuador, among others.