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Introducing Travel Heroes

A site for travellers who change the world

By Antje Lauterbach

Welcome to Travel Heroes! We're thrilled you've made your way to the Travel Heroes site.

So what's this all about?

We've created Travel Heroes because we believe travel is a powerful thing that can change the world for the better. Travel Heroes is a site for everyone who wants to be inspired to make a difference through travel. And an opportunity for those who already travel for a cause to boost their impact.

Are you a Travel Hero?

Do you travel for a cause, or are you planning to? Why not use Travel Heroes as a platform to inspire others and share your story with thousands of fellow travellers? If you change the world through your travels (by volunteering or fundraising for example), you can enter the competition for the chance to become ‘Australia and New Zealand’s Travel Hero’. The award includes $500 travel money and a donation of $5,000 to your cause*. Find out how to enter on the Travel Heroes home page.

Not a Travel Hero yet?

If you want to become a traveller who makes a difference, but aren't quite sure where to start, you've come to the right place. Check out our articles and charity profiles to help get you started on your journey to becoming a Travel Hero.

Don't forget to check back regularly as we're posting new content all the time.

Feeling inspired, confused, excited? Let us know what you'd like to see on this site and join the conversation on Facebook via #TravelHeroes and @ColumbusDirectAUSNZ.

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*The Travel Heroes competition is only open to Australian and New Zealand residents aged 18 or over. The entry period ends at 10:59am AEDST on 7th November 2016. Limit 1 entry per person & 1 entry per email address. The Travel Heroes Finalist Pack consists of a Turkish Murkish Super Soft Towel and an ecococoon Retro Chic 4 Cup Set. Further terms and conditions apply. View the full Terms and Conditions.

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