MEMBER COMPETITION – TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. This is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winner. Each entry will be individually judged by our panel of three judges, based upon individual creative merit. All entries must be an independent creation by the entrant and free of any claims that they infringe any third-party rights. Entries must not have been published previously and/or have been used to win prizes in any other competitions.
  2. Employees of Experience Australia Group Pty Ltd ABN 56 614 713 003 trading as Journey Beyond – “the Promoter”) and agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter the competition, as are their immediate families.
  3. To enter, entrants must have reviewed and where required updated their details by clicking “managed my preferences” and completed the entry form online at www.journeybeyond.com/travelclub. Only one entry is permitted per person. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries.
  4. The judges reserve the right to disqualify any entrant submitting an entry which, in the opinion of the judges, includes objectionable content, including but not limited to profanity, nudity, potentially insulting, scandalous, inflammatory or defamatory images or language. The judges’ decisions will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  5. All entries become and remain the property of the Promoter.
  6. Winners of the competition must be 18 years old and over, residents of Australia and a member of the Journey Beyond Travel Club.
  7. The Promoter reserves the right to amend the competition as necessary due to circumstances outside its control.
  8. The Prize is non-transferable and non-redeemable for cash. Any attempt to resell or auction all or any part of the Prize will result in an immediate cancellation of the Prize. The Prize cannot be exchanged for another itinerary. In the event that, for any reason whatsoever, a winner does not take an element of the Prize at the time stipulated by the Promoter then that element of the Prize will be forfeited by the winner and cash will not be awarded in lieu of that element of the Prize. The winner and his/her nominated companion must travel together.
  9. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute any component of the Prize for an itinerary of equal value at their discretion.
  10. Prize cannot be gifted to other persons in lieu of the winner not being able to travel. Should the winner or nominated travel companion not be able to complete all aspects of the itinerary within the period of Prize validity, the remaining items shall be forfeited without any replacement for their value.
  11. The winner is required to obtain the relevant & suitable travel insurance for the winner and nominated travel companion at their own expense in order to be able to take the competition Prize. It is the traveller’s personal responsibility to ensure that they have valid documentation, including but not limited to: valid passports, visas, and health requirements, which meet the requirements of immigration and other government authorities. Any fines, penalties, payments or expenditures incurred as a result of such documents not meeting the requirements of those authorities will be the sole responsibility of the traveller/s.
  12. On acceptance of the Prize, the winner acknowledges that they have read and agreed to Journey Beyond Rail Expedition’s booking conditions.
  13. The Prize is:
  • 2 x return economy flights from the winner’s selected major domestic Australian airport (ADL/BNE/CBR/CNS/DRW/HBA/LST/MEL/NTL/PER/SYD) to the point of departure for the train journey for the winner and a nominated travel companion,
  • the Winner’s choice of rail journey for two (winner and nominated travel companion) in Gold Twin Service on The Ghan, The Ghan Expedition, Great Southern or Indian Pacific and
  • two nights standard hotel accommodation in a hotel/hotels allocated by Journey Beyond which may be used at either end of the journey or one night pre and one night post the rail journey by the winner and nominated travel companion.

Any Additional spending money, flights, meals, insurance, taxes, passports, visas, extra accommodation, items of a personal nature, inoculations, travel to and from departure point, additions to stipulated itineraries and offered flights and all other ancillary costs are the responsibility of the winner. Unless expressly stated, all other expenses become the responsibility of the winner.

  1. The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential loss) or for personal injury which is suffered or sustained, in connection with the Prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by laws.
  2. The Prize is subject to availability as determined by Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions. The Prize is valid for travel from 1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022.
  3. Promotion commences 12 April 2021. Entries close 5pm 30 June 2021.
  4. By entering the competition, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these rules.
  5. The Promoter is Experience Australia Group Pty Ltd ABN 56 614 713 003, trading as Journey Beyond. Address: 235 North Terrace Adelaide SA 5000.
  6. The information you are asked to provide to the Promoter is personal information and is protected by the Privacy Act 1988. The Promoter will not disclose this information to other parties other than in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988.
  7. All entries become the property of the Promoter. The entrant grants the Promoter a licence to use the entrant’s names and literary pieces for any commercial purpose, including future promotional marketing and publicity purposes. Literary pieces will be published in an anonymised format.
  8. Independent financial advice should be sought as tax implications may arise as a result of accepting the Prize.
  9. In the event that for any reason whatsoever a winner does not accept the Prize at the time stipulated by the Promoter then the Prize will be forfeited by the winner and cash will not be awarded in lieu of the Prize.
  10. Entries will be judged at Journey Beyond on 2 July 2021 and the winner’s name will be published on the Journey Beyond Travel Club’s website within 30 days of the draw.
  11. The winner will be notified in writing by email within thirty (30) working days of the conclusion of the competition.
  12. If the Promoter is unable to contact the winner within 30 days of the draw and the Promoter has made every effort to contact them with the information provided by the entrant then Journey Beyond will award the Prize to another valid entrant. At that point, the original winner will have no further claim to the Prize.