Travel Competition 2020

Increase your travel budget now: Enter Shape Your Trip's big travel contest. Submit your next trip here by November 15 and win!

How does that work? Discovering the world, experiencing adventures with friends and gathering inspiration for the future - and that in a climate-friendly way!

Well thought-out trips are fun and have as little impact on the environment as possible. Have you already made your next travel plans? Send us your plans for your next holiday or school trip and win a financial contribution to the travel budget and other attractive prizes.

Join in now!

Tip: For quick completion and sending, open the form in Acrobat Reader on a computer. You can download the Adobe Acrobat Reader free of charge at:


Submissions form individual trips

Submissions form class trips


Do you have any questions about the completion and sending of the form? Here you can find the FAQs.

Entries submitted by 15 Novemeber 2020 will be entered in the 2020 travel competition. The winning trips will be announced by 15 December 2020. Find the detailed competition regulations here.

These are the prices

Prices for school trips:

1x CHF 2'000 to the travel fund

1x four nights for the whole class in a Swiss Youth Hostel of your choice

Prices for individual trips:

6x CHF 500 to the travel fund

4x vouchers for overnight stays in Swiss Youth Hostels worth CHF 500

The prizes are sponsored by SBB and Swiss Youth Hostels. The prize money for the travel fund will be paid out as soon as there is proof that the trip has been booked.

That makes a winning trip

Your chances of winning will increase if you cover the following criteria as well as possible:

Suitable: Your trip is well-adapted to your needs and the goals you have set yourself. Your decisions are well-founded.

Creative: Your trip is not an average trip. It comprises creative solutions for transport, accommodation, meals and activities.

Informative: You are able to discover or learn something new from your trip, or learn about other people and cultures.

Climate friendly: Your trip generates as little CO₂ as possible.

These persons may participate

Anyone can participate who

… is between 14 and 25 years old.

… is planning a trip that lasts from at least 4 days up to a maximum of 8 weeks and will take place by summer 2020.

… fills out the form completely.


Can I fill out the form on my Tablet / Mobile?

The form can also be filled out on a tablet/mobile via the Acrobat Reader App. Download the Adobe Acrobat Reader App for iOS or Android for free.

If the form is filled out on the tablet/mobile, it must be sent manually to the mail address

I cannot send the form from my mobile, what can I do?

In this case we recommend that you save the completed form on a computer and send it from there using Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Alternatively, the saved form can be sent directly to the mail address

I get an error message when I click on the submit button, what do I have to do?

This means that not all fields have been filled in completely. Please search for the fields with a red frame and fill them in correctly.


I have opened the form on the desktop, but I cannot send it. Why?

Probably you are using a different PDF reader than Adobe Acrobat Reader. Only with the Adobe Acrobat Reader we can guarantee full functionality of the form. The Acrobat Reader can be downloaded here for free. Alternatively, the completed form can be sent directly by e-mail to

Stay informed!