Kerala Blog Express is an initiative by Kerala Tourism that offers travel bloggers a never before opportunity to take part in a two-week road trip through Kerala.
Travel, lifestyle and food bloggers, photographers and Vloggers can participate in KBE.
30 travel bloggers from 21 countries participated in Kerala Blog Express season 2.
Yes, you should be an active travel blogger to participate in KBE.
The number of votes you get along with the review of our judges will be considered for the final selection. You can get votes from followers on Twitter, Facebook and other social media websites. Any form of unfair canvassing will result in disqualification. Voters should have a genuine Facebook account.
Country of origin, number of votes received, social media reach, quality of the blog and how the blog ranks in search engines will be taken into account. Voting is only one of the criteria. More votes will increase your chance of getting selected.
No, we do not allow partners to accompany participants for the trip.
It will be a two-week trip which will cover Kerala from South to North.
You are welcome to suggest places for the trip. We will consider your suggestions while finalizing the itinerary.
The number of bloggers selected will depend on the number of seats available in the luxury coach.
Food, accommodation and travel throughout Kerala will be borne by us.
Airline tickets*, visa expenses and personal expenses. *Please see the FAQ on airline tickets for the details on reimbursement
70% of the total airfare or 1000 USD, whichever is less, will be reimbursed by us at the end of the road trip.
Wi-Fi will be provided in most places to share your experiences on the go.
As a travel enthusiast, you need to blog about your experiences during the Kerala Blog Express. It includes stay, activities as well as mentioning brand association etc. Online engagement through social media like Facebook, Twitter, Blog and Instagram will be required. More information will be shared during the briefing session before the start of the trip.
Your accommodation will be arranged in top category hotels and resorts across Kerala.
You will be travelling in a luxury coach.
You have to take your own insurance for the trip.
Although we cannot force you to stay with us, we hope you will be with us till the end of trip.
Yes; however previous winners cannot participate.
The trip is tentatively scheduled to happen from February 15, 2016.
The voting for Kerala Blog Express will end on January 3, 2016.