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Green Travel Auction: Bidding for Amazing Travel Adventures

Sustainable Travel International (STI) is running its second annual Green Travel Auction , in which you can buy earth-friendly trips, hotel stays, and travel accessories for prices well below the retail value.
Over 50 of its member organizations have generously donated to the Auction. These companies include recognizable names from sustainable travel such as Boundless Journey, Intrepid Travel, Journeys Within, Seascape Kayak Tours, Tahiti Expeditions, Peace Through Travel, Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge and many more. Donations include hand-crafted handbags to once-in-a-lifetime experiences!
Many of the travel packages are still at the opening …

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Win a Volunteer Vacation to South Africa

Experience South Africa while making a difference while you are there. Spend a week working with a local animal rescue society.
Keen Footwear, along with National Geographic Society and i-to-i Volunteer Vacations, is sponsoring a South Africa Volunteer Vacation Sweepstakes.
Grand Prize:
Roundtrip coach class air transportation, provided by South African Airways, for one (1) between a major U.S. gateway city and Cape Town South Africa to volunteer with animals in Cape Town, South Africa. Shared dormitory room in volunteer house for a minimum of one (1) week and up …

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D.C. Hotels Offer Big Savings for Volunteer Service

Answering President Obama’s national call to community service, two leading hotels in Washington, D.C., are running a fabulous promotion that combines service with saving money.
Beginning July 1 and running through Sept. 7, The Savoy Suites Hotel and its sister property, The Carlyle Suites Hotel, are offering their “Serve America & Stay in D.C.” package, which gives you a 50% discount of your room bill per night (excluding taxes) for every 5 hours of community volunteer service completed with any legitimate community organization of your choosing OR the hotel can …

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Want Free Travel Around the World?

Could you convince a panel of judges that you have ridiculously strong passion to travel around the world and capture your experiences through blogs, photos and videos? If so, you can go on a three-month, 15 country — all expenses paid — travel adventure (voluntourism included)! Student Travel Association (STA), the largest youth and student travel organization in the world, is holding their 2009 World Traveler Internship Contest. This year they’re selecting two interns to travel the world. You don’t have to be a student, but you need to …