Visited All of France Travel Award

Mainland plus possessions — 12 destinations around the world. Difficile, non?

France is unique among all colonial powers in that each of its overseas possessions is considered fully a part of the country itself. Citizens in all of its possessions are French citizens; they can even vote in EU parliamentary elections. The territories have representation in the French assemblies, and the euro is the official currency.

If you have been to all of the following places that are part of France, you may apply for the Visited All of France Travel Award:

On the continent of Europe, metropolitan France

In the Indian Ocean, Mayotte and Réunion.

In the Pacific, French Polynesia, New Caledonia and Wallis & Fortuna.

In the Caribbean, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Barthélemy and Saint-Martin.

In South America, French Guiana,

In the Atlantic, Saint-Pierre & Miquelon

(Not included are uninhabited islands or France's claims in Antarctica.)

Difficile, non?

The receive your award, make a list of all 12 of those destinations or check them off on a photocopy (you’re on the honor system here; we do not demand proof) and mail it to Visited All of France Travel Award, c/o ITN, 2116 28th St., Sacramento, CA 95818. 

There is a processing/handling fee of $7 per certificate; you may enclose a check (payable to ITN) or credit card info (Visa, M/C and AmEx accepted; include card number, expiration date and signature). The 8 ½"x11" certificate, suitable for framing, will be sent flat with a cardboard backing. 

Names of recipients will be printed in ITN.