Welcome to Season One (1) Destination VLogger 360; first of its kind contest for all travel lovers organized by Popular Vehicles and Services Ltd (www.popularmaruti.com) in association with Budget Lab Productions.

Popular Vehicles and Services is one of the key group companies of Kuttukaran, the leading business group with over 8000 employees and Rs 3800 crores turnover in South India, who has been synonymous with the automotive industry for the past 80 years. Popular is India’s largest multi-brand auto dealer network, having strong presence both in the passenger car and commercial vehicle segments.

Who can participate?

Individuals who have travelled anywhere across the world and have recorded their travel experience either in their mobile camera or a DLSR, can participate in this contest. Those who are yet to travel can also participate, provided their videos reach us within the stipulated time.

The Process

  • Contestant has to upload travel videos (it could also be a collage of travel photographs video of a particular destination with Voice Over detailing about the place and other information) on our website
  • Team of jury members(SUJITH BHAKTAN & SURESH JOSEPH) would review and judge each video
  • TOP 25 contestants would meet the jury person either in person or virtually (over Skype) for a One to One meeting to detail their travel experience.
  • TOP 5 WINNER’s names would be published and get exciting prizes


1 st Prize – INR 1,00,000 (Indian Rupees One Lakh)
2 nd Prize – INR 50,000 (Indian Rupees Fifty Thousand)
3 rd Prize – INR 25,000 (Indian Rupees Twenty Five Thousand)
4 th Prize – INR 15,000 (Indian Rupees Fifteen Thousand)
5 th Prize – INR 10,000 (Indian Rupees Ten Thousand)

Rules and Regulations

  • Anyone who is 18yrs of age and above can apply for the contest.
  • Contestant could be from anywhere across the world
  • Travel destination could be anywhere across the world
  • Travel video length should be minimum 3 minutes and must not exceed 30 minutes duration.
  • Contestant has to address the viewers for minimum 30 seconds in the video.
  • Greater mileage would be given to those videos which covers key stop overs, local attractions and cuisines during their travel to the destination
  • Video size has to be below 1GB size and must be of high quality (HD preferred)
  • The video uploaded should be original, should does not have any copyright/ IP issues on its contents, including, but not limited to, all voices, footage and sound track used in the video.
  • No promotion or mention of Alcohol, non-law full mentions, graphic violence or profanity, vulgarity, sexual comments or contents, nudity, verbal abuse, political comments shall be included in the video uploaded for the Contest. Such videos shall be rejected and will not be considered for the contest.
  • Medium of communication/presentation of the video could be in English, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil or Kannada. For all other language videos, sub title or .SRT file would be a compulsion
  • Contestants can submit their videos with effect from 15 th May until 31st July 2019
  • Each contestant can send max 3 (THREE) travel videos
  • Each travel video has to be uploaded separately in the entry submission form.
  • The video should be submitted as a Google Drive link without a technical need seeking permission for the jury to watch
  • Registration fee is Rs. 500 per video.
  • Contestant can make the payment via Net/Mobile Banking, Google Pay (9645278895) or Direct @ Bank to the below account.
  • Name: Budget Lab Productions
    Number: 5912002100001290
    Bank : Punjab National Bank
    Branch: Kakkanad
    IFSC Code: PUNB0591200

  • Contestants has to upload the registration fee payment details (screenshot/receipt) along with travel video files. Note: Videos submitted WITHOUT fee payment details would be rejected upfront.
  • Please read the Terms & Conditions given in video submission form
    • To submit your videos, Click HERE to fill in all details


Sujith Bhaktan

Sujith Bhaktan

With over 11 lakhs followers in social media, Sujith Bhaktan is one of the most influential travel bloggers from Kerala, India. He started blogging in 2008 and is the founder of Tech Travel Eat, the most popular travel vlog channel in the region. Do check out Sujith’s blog http://techtraveleat.com and also the YouTube channel 'Tech Travel Eat by Sujith Bhakthan' to watch his exciting travel videos. Popular Vehicle and Services, in association with Budget Lab Productions is proud to introduce Mr. Sujith Bhaktan as one of the jury members of "Season One - Destination VLogger 360", first of it's kind travelogue contest."

Suresh Joseph

Suresh Joseph

Suresh Joseph is a retired officer of the Indian Railways who has been an avid road tripper for the past 9 years, having covered over 47 countries until date. His passion for travel has fetched him one (1) world and fifteen (15) national driving records, all acknowledged by Limca Book of Records and India Book of Records. Check out https://railwaymansj.blogspot.com/ to know all about Mr. Joseph and his amazing travel experiences.  Popular Vehicle and Services, in association with Budget Lab Productions is proud to introduce Mr. Suresh Joseph as one of the jury members of "Season One - Destination VLogger 360", first of it's kind travelogue contest.