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Competitours - Travel Europe as a Competitor

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1. Posted by GregW (Travel Guru 2635 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

Found this online today. Thought some folks here might be interested...

COMPETITOURS is a team travel competition dubbed 'The Amazing Race For Regular People' by America's largest travel publication, National Geographic Traveler. The trip features a secret itinerary whereby teams of two compete to earn points by accomplishing a daily series of interactive, quirky and fun challenges while soaking in the diversity of Europe's people, culture and attractions. At stake, a grand prize worldwide travel spree.


  • March 15-21, 2009 $875 per person ($950 for extra free day in Europe March 15-22)
  • Pricing includes:

- airfare from New York-JFK to and from surprise European cities
- 5 nights double occupancy at European Standard lodging
- 4 day Eurail Pass
- eligibility to win grand prize: winning team shares a 7 night Marriott stay anywhere in the world plus $700 spending money
- 6-8 challenges for 5 days spanning 3 or 4 European cities; challenges test team abilities to be creative, resourceful, inventive, a bit zany, spontaneous

2. Posted by beaubo (Budding Member 3 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

FYI just to clarify, this is a ;'dress rehearsal' trip that is smaller in scope and therefore price than our official trips starting in summer!



3. Posted by Hien (Travel Guru 3906 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

The British Isles are completely missing from the map. I smell conspiracy...

4. Posted by beaubo (Budding Member 3 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

No Ireland/England was just a design issue.

Each trip may or may not include UK destinations!

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7. Posted by beaubo (Budding Member 3 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Competitours has just signed up Amazing Race Season 9 winner Tyler MacNiven (and his Mom!)
as contestants. Imagine the bragging rights of being able to dethrone a bonafide reality TV
champion on his own turf...playing in a team travel competition...but the challenges are based
on being creative and resourceful, not speed and physical prowess.

8. Posted by tylermac (First Time Poster 1 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

I'm Tyler MacNiven, I won season 9 of the Amazing Race. If you want to race around the world without being a secret agent or Amazing Race contestant, than Competitours is the best bet. I've been itching for race-mode again so I signed up for a Competitours race this summer. I'll be racing with the fastest lady I know: my Mother. It is a magical experience to charge through foreign landscapes with intense, fun, and creative missions. Come race with us!