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Lost Campers Contest Announcement!

Lost Campers ContestThe Lost Campers Photo, Video & Story Contest

Winter /Spring  2017

 

Vote for Your Top Photos Entries Below

(Voting Ends 5/31/17 @12PM PDT)

 

Lost Campers ContestWe are very excited to announce the second ever Lost Campers Contest for Photos, Videos and Stories! Over the years, it has been our amazing customers who inspire us with the photos, videos and stories about their adventures. You have shown us new places to camp and discover . We feel honored to be part of these experiences and so this contest was developed to inspire all of the Lost Campers out there past, present and future to share their adventures with us and keep the fire of adventure and curiosity burning well into the future! We are all about having fun and being rewarded for it! The rules are easy, no matter if you enjoy writing, photography or videography there is something for you.

Vote for Your Top Photos Entries Here With Your “Likes” ( Coming Soon)

Thanks for Sharing with Your friends

Campervan rental photo contest

Theme: Customers submit stories, photos and videos from their Lost Campers campervan adventures

Lost Campers Contest

4 Categories to choose from:

Best Video, Best Slideshow, Best Photo, Best Short Story

 

Criteria for entries in Lost Campers contest:

Photos must include a campervan in the shot.

Videos must also include a campervan at some point and be at least 2 minutes in length.  

Slideshows must include a campervan in at least 1 shot and be at least 60 seconds in length with music.

Stories/articles must be at least 800 words, reference why you love Lost Campers vans and include at least 1 photo.

Prizes:

Best Video wins a $200 rental voucher

 Best Slideshow $100 voucher

 Best Short story wins $100 rental voucher

 Best Photo wins $55 rental voucher

 

*Runners up for each category will receive 10% off the daily rate vouchers and credit for their submissions on social media and LC blog.

Lost Campers ContestJudging:

Social media likes will narrow down the entries, then a staff vote will narrow down the finalists and the Owners of Lost Campers will select one winner, and one runner up for each category.

Winners are announced twice a year: Round Two: June  15th of each year.  Submissions for Round 2 start December 17, 2016 and must be received by May 31st, 2017.

Lost Campers Contest Rules and Restrictions:

  • Have Fun!!! We are in the fun business and want your submissions to entertain, inform and inspire you, us and fellow Lost Campers!
  • Once a submission is made, the contestant agrees to allow Lost Campers to use the photos, videos and slide shows for promotions and marketing.
  •  Booking deposit is required for all bookings made utilizing a winning voucher, the  booking deposit collected is equal to the amount of sales tax due for the booking, booking deposits  are non refundable and would be considered a cancellation fee in the incidence of a cancellation made within 14 days of pick up.
  • Bookings must meet the minimum day booking requirement for the season they are booking for.
  • Vouchers apply to daily rental rates and extra gear rentals only, insurance and mileage packages are excluded, extra gear cannot be guaranteed in stock at all times.
  • Renters are responsible for sales tax. Once the renter arrives to collect the van,  the booking deposit will be applied to the sales tax due.
  • Vouchers are good for one use only, they are redeemed upon confirmation of a booking, any remaining amount is forfeited once the voucher has been redeemed
  • Bookings that redeem a voucher and cancel after confirming their booking, the voucher is forfeited:  Cancellations made 14 days or more prior to pick up, the booking deposit will be held as a credit on file for future use up to 2 yrs. from cancellation date, voucher would be forfeit, cancellations made within 14 days of pick up, booking deposit and voucher are forfeit.
  • All of Lost Campers standard Terms and Conditions apply to all rentals utilizing a winning voucher
  • Vouchers are not valid for Burning Man Rentals.
  • Vouchers are fully transferable with written permission of contest winner
  • Voucher is valid for one year from the date of issue
  • No foul language, nudity or disrespect will be accepted
  • Late submissions will be automatically entered into the next round
  • One entry per category per person
  • Rules are subject to change at the discretion of Lost Campers
  • Did we mention Have Fun!?

How to Enter Lost Campers Contest:

Submissions for Round 2 start December 17, 2016 and must be received by May 31, 2017

Submit your video, slide show or story entry to our reservations email address: RESERVATIONS@LOSTCAMPERSUSA.COM

Email subject line:  LOST CAMPERS CONTEST

Photo contest entries will use the Facebook Photo Contest above and will be available Dec. 17, 2016.

We can’t wait to receive your submissions to the first ever biannual Lost Campers Contest!

 

 

USA Campervan Travelogues | Travel Videos | Travel Photos

California Travelers Photos and Travel Videos

USA Campervan Travelogues

The following is a cool collection of USA campervan travelogues from our customers and friends.  Some of the greatest places for US campervan travel we have learned about has been from videos and photos submitted to us by our amazing customers.

Check out these inspiring camping adventures through out  California.  Please also check out our other blog posts with great campervan camping tips for California, Utah,  Joshua Tree  & Death Valley and more that are great resources for planning a fantastic camper van road trip.

Epic California Coastal Adventure & Yosemite Camping

A millennial couple’s California road trip from San Francisco, along the Northern California coastline, Gold Country foothills and Yosemite camping adventure in a Lost Campers campervan. Awesome high definition images of the coast, Yosemite and nature you will love.  This video will leave you with a longing for adventure.

Special thanks to Matt & Kristin Fowler with M&K Photography for sharing their grand adventure.

 

Big Sur Campervan Camping Adventure with Lost Campers

Two groups of friends on a laid back California Big Sur campervan “glamping” adventure to a secret free ridge top camping spot high up in Lost Padres National Forest in 2 Lost Campers campervans. This secret road is called Nacimiento-Fergusson Rd, Big Sur, CA    This video defines the fun and simplicity of camper van life on the road.

 

Family Friendly Campervan Trip to the California Redwoods

These photos and camping recommendations were submitted by a mother-daughter travel team of their June 2015 camper van adventure from San Francisco to the Redwoods. Special thanks to Shana Miller & Sami Watters for these fun photos and family friendly recommendations.

 

USA Campervan Travelogues
Two Happy Campers

Traveling with my young daughter of 7 years old was fun and easy with a Lost Campers camper van. Sami and I had everything we needed to camp in comfort and explore the Redwoods and coast line.

We camped in State Parks along the way. I booked our campsites ahead of time to avoid any hassle with trying to find a spot. All of the State Park campgrounds were great, however my favorite was definitely MacKerricher State Park, it was really beautiful and close to the ocean.

USA Campervan Travelogues

Sand Art in the works, MacKerricher State Park

 

 Our California Campervan Trip Highlights

  • Pier  39 was a great afternoon excursion for some lunch and to watch the sea lions lounge about on the pier
  • We visited 2 aquariums during our adventure: The Ocean World Aquarium in Crescent City and Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco. Both were really fun. Sami’s favorite moment: “Petting the sharks at Ocean World, it was so cool!”
  • The lighthouses were really fantastic, however, for Point Reyes lighthouse, be sure to plan accordingly as the access to  stairs and lower chamber of the lighthouse is only open Friday thru Monday. Battery Point offers another beautiful light house with amazing views as well
    USA Campervan Travelogues

    Point Reyes National Seashore, California

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  • Fern Canyon was a beautiful place to take a leisurely hike and the fact that Jurassic Park was filmed here made it all the more exciting for a little girl who has a huge imagination and a passion for dinosaurs! We followed up our visit to Fern Canyon with a screening of Jurassic World in Crescent City
  • Eureka- it is a very cool little city to take a stroll and do some shopping. I recommend the restaurant at  Lost Coast Brewery, the pub style food was delicious!
  • Driving the Pacific Coast Highway, the views are incredible

A few more fun photos of our California campervan trip:

USA Campervan Travelogues

Dinner Lost Campers Style

USA Campervan Travelogues

Sami’s Napping Nook

 

 

 

 

USA Campervan Travelogues

Chandelier Tree, California

USA Campervan Travelogues

Toes in the Sand

 

USA Campervan Travelogues

Feeling free as a bird on the Pacific Coast Highway

 

Check Out Shana and Sami’s Campground Itinerary Here:

 If you want to have your awesome USA campervan adventures too, check out our campervan openings in our Los Angeles, San Francisco or Salt Lake City offices here today.

*Note to recent and future Lost Campers customers- We’d love to learn about your camper van experience and adventures.  Please share your USA campervan travelogues with us and get a chance to win a Free Campervan rental. Send it via email at : reservations@lostcampersusa.com

This USA Campervan Travelogues blog post was a collaborative effort by “Tourism Tim” Warren and Launi Haygood. Above all special thanks to our amazing customers for their contributions:

Matt & Kristin Fowler

Shana Miller & Sami Watters