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Advertising Programs & Rates
Advertising on The Independent Traveler is easy and a great way to grow your business! Our programs, from banner ads to sponsorships, maximize your marketing dollars. Each campaign is customized based on your objectives and pricing starts at only $1,500. Contact us today!

Advertising Contact
Email the Sales Team at sales@cruisecritic.com

Ad Unit Rotation on The Independent Traveler
  • Rotate creative units including skyscrapers, medium rectangles and leader boards throughout the Independent Traveler site
Creative Unit Size
Medium Rectangle
Leader Board
300 x 250
160 x 600
728 x 90

JPEG, GIF, Rich Media

File Size
Recommended size 40k - Max 80K

Creative units and URL linking instructions must be received 3 business days prior to start date.

All advertising on Independent Traveler is served using Doubleclick. Third party ad serving is accepted.

Category Sponsorship
  • Fixed creative unit placement on a targeted area of content on The Independent Traveler site
Bargains Mailer Sponsorship
  • Target Independent Traveler subscribers via the Independent Traveler Bargains Mailer, which drops once per week
  • Creative: Title, 5 lines of text, 60 characters max per line, linking URL
Independent Traveler HTML Email Blast
  • Target Independent Traveler subscribers with stand alone email, solely and specifically for your brand
Content Licensing
Features Package
  • Create your own package and select 25 Independent Traveler features for your site
Content Delivery
  • Allows for seamless integration into your existing infrastructure
  • Content can be delivered…
    • in a tab delimited format
    • via a customized area for manual feed; easy to use Web URL providing access to content
  • Timing of delivery based on client needs
    • real time
    • daily
    • weekly
    • monthly
  • Dedicated support from Independent Traveler technical team
Sweepstakes Marketing
  • Gather email addresses for future marketing efforts via an online contest on the Independent Traveler site for one month, with home page placement
Special Programs
  • The Independent Traveler welcomes creative concepts for online and offline programs, partnerships and sponsorships
Email the Sales Team with Advertising Requests sales@cruisecritic.com

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