contest winners announced

Over the past 6 months Flight Centre’s‘s contest has been giving Canadian’s with a passion for travelling and vlogging an opportunity to win a Grand Prize trip to Australia.

Flight Centre ran the contest in search of people that are passionate about travel and who wanted to spend the summer video blogging their experience from an exotic destination.

Over 100 video entries were submitted and over 12,000 people voted on the Top 25.

Gregg Tilston is the Social Media Manager for Flight Centre:

For our inaugural year, we were absolutely thrilled by the number of entries, votes, page views and media support.  We couldn’t have asked for anything more the first time around and we’re looking forward to making some improvements to make it even better next year.

From the Top 25, the 6 semi-finalists were chosen by a celebrity judge panel which included Josie Dye (102.1 The Edge & CosmoTV), Suzanne Christie (Open Jaw Network & and Scott Stratten ( The celebrity judges chose the Grand Prize winners and the fan favourite was voted on by the public.

And the winners are…

Mike Corey from New Maryland, New Brunswick and Sam Macmillan from Vancouver, BC.  Mike and Sam have each won a trip to Australia courtesy of Intrepid Travel and Air Canada as well as clothing from Roots Canada, camera gear from Henry’s Photo and $2,000 cash.