Posted on: August 28, 2020 at 8:51 pm
Last updated: October 15, 2020 at 5:01 pm

If there’s one thing that the majority of us have been spending more time on since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it’s screens. Computers, smartphones, tablets – it feels like we’re always staring at least at one of them, if not multiple. This company wants to help you disconnect from the virtual world and reconnect with the real one by offering you $1000 to camp in an internet-less RV for two days. (1)

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$1000 to Camp in an RV for 48 Hours

If you’re like most of us, you are getting pretty tired of Netflix, Zoom hangouts, and constantly scrolling mindlessly through Instagram. Satelliteinternet.com gets that, and they want to help. They are offering a lucky contest winner $1000 to go camping in a completely internet-free RV for 48 hours. (1)

This is the Digital Detox Challenge.

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The Digital Detox Challenge

The contest winner will be paid $1000 to go camping in an RV in any National Park in the U.S. for 48 hours. If you already own an RV, awesome. If not, you can rent one and will be reimbursed for one up to the $1000. (1)

You will be paid $400 upfront and then the remaining $600 upon completion of the challenge. At the end of the 48 hours, you will use a mobile hotspot or wifi from a local cafe or gas station to share your experience online. (1)

You will be reimbursed for (1):

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  • RV rental
  • Mobile hotspot (on the third night after the challenge)
  • Food

Once you’ve safely arrived at your destination, your phone, and all other devices will be turned off. (1)

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Who is Eligible to Win?

Satelliteinternet.com is looking for (1):

  • Someone ready for an incredible outdoor action-adventure in a national park of their choice.
  • A city, suburban, or rural resident.
  • Minimum 25-year-old who is eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Able to drive legally in any state that you will drive through.

You have until September 23, 2020, at 11:59 pm (MDT), when the winner will be selected. The winner then has until September 30, 2020, at 11:59 pm (MDT) to accept the challenge. (1)

How to Enter

Entering the contest is pretty easy, as long as you fit the criteria listed above. Head over to the contest webpage and fill out the form at the bottom of the page. (1)

If you think you are capable of being completely, 100% technology-free for 48 hours, then apply for the challenge, and good luck! If you don’t win, you can always do the challenge yourself. Sure, you won’t receive the $1000 to do it, but hey – the benefits will still be the same.

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Julie Hambleton
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Julie Hambleton is a fitness and nutrition expert and co-founder of The Taste Archives along with her twin sister Brittany Hambleton.

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