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Use Red Bull Cans as Currency on This Backpacking Trip Around Europe

by Aoife O'Riordan

Feb 2, 2024

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Craving the adventure of a lifetime? Red Bull recently launched a new competition called Red Bull Can You Make It?, in which teams have the chance to travel across Europe using only cans of Red Bull as currency. The competition returns since its last run in 2018 and seeks out 20 American teams to participate in this whirlwind journey.


Think you have what it takes?


To apply for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, find yourself a team of three and submit a 60-second personalized video message describing your strategy, creativity and motivation. All videos must be submitted here. Applications are open through March 31.


Twenty teams are then selected from across the United States to travel to one of five surprise European starting points to begin the journey to Berlin. The trip, held May 21–27, sees teams hand over their cash, credit cards and personal phones with one week to make it to Berlin. Teams will exchange cans of Red Bull for everything they need, from food to places to sleep to transportation. Expect exhilarating adventure pitstops along the way.


Applicants must be 18 years or older to enter. No purchase is necessary to enter or win. See here for details.


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