Want a chance to live your favorite Jules Verne novel? No, not Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.

Cathay Pacific's new competition/promotion gives you a chance to travel all around the world on it's flight network for 80 days. The winner will receive unlimited round-trip economy class tickets from Hong Kong to any destination of your choice on the Cathay Pacific/Dragonair network, to be travelled within an 80 day period between June and August of 2011 (no repeated routes). In addition to flights, the winner will receive 3 nights at a 4-star accommodation or above, per trip. A daily allowance of HKD2,800 (~$360USD) per day, per trip! Plus global travel insurance.

So how do you enter? Submit a short video (30-60 seconds in length), story (200 words or fewer) or photo (640x480 recommended) on to the Cathay Pacific Facebook page explaining how you would spend 80 days traveling around the world. Multiple entries accepted.

Entries must be submitted by March 6, 2011, the judging will take place between March 7-13, with final interviews on April 12, 2011. A final winner will be announced on April 14, 2011.

Note: If the winner resides outside of Hong Kong, which is the most likely case, the entrant will receive one round-trip Economy class ticket to Hong Kong from the territory of residence. All other flights during the 80 days must originate from Hong Kong or within the Cathay Pacific network.

With contests like these there are of course loads of Terms and Conditions, so read up if you are interested in entering.

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