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If you're chosen as the best packer, you'll win a six-night trip for two people to Egypt, courtesy of Foreign Independent Tours. Includes round-trip air from New York to Cairo; arrival and departure airport transfers; three nights in Cairo at the Oasis Hotel, including breakfast; a three-night Nile cruise; and all flights within Egypt. You'll also win a six-piece iLite DLX luggage set, courtesy of American Tourister. Approximate prize value: $5,000.
The top two runner-ups will each receive a three-piece iLite DLX luggage set from American Tourister.
How to enter: E-mail the reasons why you should be named World's Best Packer to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include photos, videos, diagrams, an essay on how you pack—whatever helps you make the strongest case. Budget Travel editors will select 10 finalists, and BT readers will vote from July 1, 2010, to August 2, 2010. In the event of a tie, BT editors will select the winner from among the tying entries. Prize is subject to availability, nontransferable, and nonnegotiable. Contest is open to legal US residents of the 50 United States and its territories, except Arizona.