Newsletter 344

1st August 2014. Find out why we're celebrating; Who's won July's $100 voucher?; Tips for getting better Forum help; Go geo-searching for maps/books; Featured Sale Items on 47% Discount; & Super Specials.
Edition 344: 1st August 2014

Hi ExplorOz Reader,

We hope you enjoy this week's edition of our newsletter with all the latest information and tips for using the website.

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Congratulations to Member - powernut (AFL Power). You have won a $100 gift voucher in our July Review Prize Draw. This voucher can be used in the ExplorOz online shop on any purchase.

For your chance to be August's winner, simply enter a Review for any product in our Shop, regardless of where/when you purchased it. The more reviews, the better your odds to win the draw. Review tabs are found on every item page in the ExplorOz Online Shop.

ExplorOz ImageMember Profile & Rig Pics - Members have the opportunity to post photos of, and information about, their rig in "My Profile". That information can become useful if you post a question on the Forum about road conditions, trip planning, or a specific issue with your rig – people answering your query can easily see what type of vehicle, van camper trailer etc that you have, leading to better informed and more useful answers. Why not take a moment this week to check your Profile and consider adding something interesting about yourself and your rig.
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Time to celebrate! The wildflower section on ExplorOz was launched in February this year. Five months on and about 400 wildflowers have been posted by a growing band of avid wildflower and photography enthusiasts. Several wildflowers have attracted more than 1000 views.

Here's some things you might not know...

  • you can search the wildflowers by putting a word (eg red, or sand, or the name of a national park) into the search box and get a list of every wildflower post that includes that word.
  • you can see the wildflowers listed in their family groups eg all the pea flowers are in the Fabaceae family, all the daisies are in the Asteraceae family. 
  • You don’t have to be an expert to contribute – if you have a great wildflower photo but can’t identify it, post it up and others will do their best to find a name for it.

How to find it ... fast!

Did you know there is an easy way to quickly search for ALL PRODUCTS stocked in the ExplorOz Shop that cover a particular location? From the Shop Home Page, simply use the second search box to search for Places. As you type for a track, or place by name, a drop down list will appear containing all matching Places in our database. The example below shows how you could search our shop for products (ie. maps/books/atlases) covering Pemberton:

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From the given list of Places, you pick one. You'll then see a list of products from our shop that the system can best match to that Place.

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Once you've selected a product to view, you can also verify the exact coverage parameters of the map/book by going into the “Coverage” section of the product description. This section will also offer other similar items enabling you to compare with other maps/books.

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Bargain Buys for Explorers

Our 47% off clearance sale is still on with 162 product lines left at crazy cheap prices. Everything in this sale must go. Most of the outback travel related items have already sold out, but here's a selection of items we've just picked out that might interest you.
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Other great sale items to suit travellers are thermal under shirts, long-john leggings, or socks in our Apparel Range, a couple of Qld Beach Driving/Fishing DVDs, a few electronic including GPS and lighting accessories, and a fully waterproof clear map case for hikers, bikers, and kayakers.

For sports people, we have 104 book titles covering sports specific training, motivation, and equipment maintenance - all at 47% off.

More Price Reductions On These Items

Trekking Umbrella Black
Trekking Umbrella Black
$49.95 $31.56
Beating About The Bush
Beating About The Bush
$16.95 $11.70
Girraween, Bald Rock and Sundown National Parks
Girraween, Bald Rock and Sundown National Parks
$11.95 $6.87

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