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The Leader in Enriching Cultural Experiences since 1958

Worldwide Discoveries Designed for American Travelers

Photo Contest

Upload your best travel photos to our Traveler Moments page—or email them to us—by November 30, 2017, based on the categories below.

Grand Prize: Best Overall Photo—win a FREE Grand Circle vacation for two

Judges will also select a winning photo from each of the following four categories. Winners in these categories will receive a $300 Travel Credit certificate.

Local People
The best image of local people engaged in cultural traditions or everyday activities

Travelers
The best image of your fellow travelers participating in local activities, interacting with locals, or engaged in the experience of being abroad with Grand Circle.

Scenery
The best image of a natural landscape, building, monument, street, or structure that captures the essence of a place

Wildlife
The best image of animals in their natural habitat

View winning entries
2017 winners will be announced on our website on January 19, 2018

How to Enter:
Upload your photos to our Traveler Moments page

Upload Photos

or email your photos to GCTphotocontest@gct.com

Contest Rules:

  • Eligible subject matter includes shots of scenery, cultural attractions, local people, a special moment with fellow travelers—anything that evokes the spirit of discovery.
  • Photo must have been taken by you on a Grand Circle vacation within the past 5 years.
  • Limit 3 entries per category per person (12 total per traveler).
  • You must include the following information on back of photo or in your email:
    • Your name, address and how many times you've traveled with Grand Circle
    • Name of Grand Circle vacation and where and when photo was taken
    • Names of the people pictured (if you know them). Short stories about the photos are also welcome.

Important Terms:

This contest is sponsored by Grand Circle LLC d/b/a Grand Circle Travel “GCT,” located at 347 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210 USA.

Photos will be sorted into categories based on our Photo Editor's direction.

Due to large number of contestants, GCT is unable to acknowledge receipt of any entries, nor can we return any photos once sent.

Eligible entrants are limited to U.S. residents 18 years of age or older.

By submitting a photo, you (i) represent and warrant that the photo is your original work created solely by yourself and does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any party; (ii) grant to Grand Circle LLC and its affiliates a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sublicensable right and license to use, in any and all related media whether now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, anywhere in the world, with the right to make any and all commercial or other uses thereof, including without limitation, reproducing, editing, modifying, adapting, publishing, displaying publicly, creating derivative works from, incorporating into other works or modifying the photo and (iii) hereby release and discharge Grand Circle LLC and its affiliates, officers and employees from and against any and all claims, liabilities, costs, damages and expenses of any kind arising out of or relating to the use by Grand Circle LLC of any photo submitted.

First Prize is a GCT vacation of your choosing for you and one companion, main trip only, with a maximum value of $10,000 per couple. (Excludes Business Class upgrades, Travel Protection Plan, and optional tours.)

The prize is non-transferable and not redeemable for cash. No previously booked GCT reservations apply. The adventure includes roundtrip airfare from most major cities and must be taken within 1 year of winning.

Pricing is subject to change without notice depending on departure date or city.

All applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner, who will receive a form 1099 reflecting the actual retail value of the Prize.

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