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Mon 12 Nov 2012
 


Fly.com Wants You To Share Your Favorite Vacation Photographs 

 

NEW YORK, November 13, 2012 -- Fly.com™, the world’s easiest-to-use airfare search engine, today launched its first photography competition for Fly.com fans.  The contest, running on Fly.com’s Facebook page, gives U.S. travelers the opportunity to win up to $2,500 in prizes, including airfare and spending money for their next vacation.  

 

 Any U.S. resident 18 years or older can enter the competition through January by submitting his or her favorite vacation photographs in one of four categories: aerial/airport, action, scenic (landscape and cityscape), and artistic travel.  The top three entries for each category will be determined by a panel of judges that includes employees from Fly.com and the competition’s co-sponsor, Vayama, as well as independent guest judge Paul Brady, associate editor of Huffington Post Travel.  Fly.com Facebook fans will then be asked to vote for their favorites.  The highest number of fan votes will determine the winner for each category, as well as the overall grand prize winner.

 

“Everyone likes to post vacation snapshots on Facebook, but now Fly.com is giving its fans the unique opportunity to share their favorite vacation photos with the world,” said Warren Chang, vice president and general manager, Fly.com. 

 

At stake is a grand prize that includes a $1,000 Visa gift card, a $1,000 airfare voucher from Vayama, and a Canon Powershot S110 camera.  The three runners-up will receive a $1,000 Visa gift card and a $500 airfare voucher from Vayama.  Winners will be announced on March 4.

 

To enter the competition, visit www.facebook.com/fly.  Official rules for the competition are available here.

 

About Fly.com

Fly.com™ (www.fly.com) is the world’s easiest-to-use airfare search engine available in the U.S., U.K., Canada and Germany.  Fly.com scours major U.S. airlines, international carriers and online travel sites, and then helps people easily sort and refine results by criteria such as number of stops and departure times.  Unlike online travel agencies, Fly.com is not a booking engine.  Instead, users are referred to their preferred website for direct booking.  Fly.com is owned by Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO).  

 

About Travelzoo

Travelzoo Inc. is a global Internet media company.  With more than 25 million subscribers in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific and 25 offices worldwide, Travelzoo® publishes deals from more than 2,000 travel and entertainment companies.  Travelzoo's deal experts review offers to find the best deals and confirm their true value.  In Asia Pacific, Travelzoo is independently owned and operated by Travelzoo (Asia) Ltd. and Travelzoo Japan K.K. under a license agreement with Travelzoo Inc. 

 

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