Contribution Rewards ​

Make more than just good feelings...

Being able to contribute to the travelling community is a rich and rewarding experience in itself, but we know that on a shoestring budget every penny counts. That's why we offer actual cash rewards for your contributions, plus a host of seriously cool prizes. The system is simple - you'll have seen it with sites like Tripadvisor or Yahoo answers. The difference is, here your points make prizes!  

A forum post asking a question                 2pts

A forum post providing a useful answer   3pts

An upvote on your forum post                   1pt

A blog post                                                10pts

A vlog post                                                20pts

A blog/vlog view                                       3pts

A blog/vlog upvote                                   5pts

On top of this, a host of monthly competitions -

photography, means we've got shed loads of

points to give out. But what can you do with them?

200 points = £1   (you need a total of £10 to bank your


500 points = A night at the Ginger Monkey hostel



So what are you waiting for? Head over to our members section, get signed up, and get writing. 

Beta-tester Bonus: 
Contribute a country page (subject to our page requirements - see FAQ) and receive 200 points and ongoing page view bonuses
Spot a mistake (spelling error, broken link, outdated information, etc) and receive 10 points - just send admin a message here. 
Not sure where to go next or what to do in the next destination? Maybe you’ve got some priceless tips and tricks for fellow backpackers that you want to share.  Write an article and we will host it with a link to your blog or vlog.