***Total prize value is maximum allowable for this promotion.***
“Explore & Viking “Into the Midnight Sun” Nordic Cruise” PROMOTION
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these Terms and Conditions. Participation in this promotion is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
Entry is only open to NSW, ACT, VIC and TAS residents of Australia aged 18 years or older.
Directors, management, employees, officers and contractors (and their immediate families) of the Promoter, travel agents involved with and agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de-facto spouse, child or step-child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister or 1st cousin.
Promotion commences at 12.01am (AEST) on Jan 25, 2020 and closes 11:59pm (AEST) on Feb 29, 2020 (“Promotional Period”).
To enter, eligible entrants must, during the Promotional Period, visit any of the participating websites listed below, locate the promotion article with entry form embedded, click on a promotional banner advertisement linking to the article, or scan the QR code in print advertising in the below list of publications, complete the entry form with all requested details including, but not limited to full name, mobile phone number and email address, and submit the completed form. Participating publications and websites:
The Canberra Times
Northern Daily Leader
Central Western Daily
The Daily Advertiser
The Border Mail
The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who the Promoter has reason to believe has breached any of these Terms and Conditions, tampered with the entry process or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct calculated to jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the promotion. Errors and omissions may be accepted at the Promoter's discretion. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights. The Promoter's legal rights to recover damages or other compensation from such an offender are reserved.
Incomplete or indecipherable entries will be deemed invalid.
Only one (1) entry permitted per person.
For an entry to be valid, it is a condition of entry that the entrant must consider and tick the box giving consent to receive the new “Explore” travel newsletter. That the entrant is also happy for their contact details to be collected by Rural Press Pty Ltd (T/A Australian Community Media) and Viking River Cruises Australia Pty Ltd and for them to contact the entrant with special offers and promotional materials.
If there is a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine the identity of the entrant.
The draw will take place at the Rural Press Pty Ltd (T/A Australian Community Media) The Senior office, 16A Mildon Road, Tuggerah NSW 2259, on March 3, 2020 at 10am AEST. The Promoter reserves the right to draw additional reserve entries and record them in order in case of an invalid entry or ineligible entrant.
The winner will be notified by telephone and in writing via email and their name(s) will be published in the Explore travel liftout on March 7th, 2020.
If there are any unclaimed or un-awarded prizes a prize draw will be conducted on May 4, 2020 at the same time and place as the original draw. If a winner is drawn they will be contacted by phone and in writing within two (2) business days and will have their name published in the Explore travel liftout on May 9, 2020.
The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
The first valid entry drawn will win a Viking “Into the Midnight Sun” Cruise for two people in a Veranda Stateroon (V1), leaving London on 12 July 2020 travelling to Bergen for 15 days and 14 nights. The maximum retail value of the prize is $25,390 twin share.
14-night cruise from London to Bergen departing 12 July 2020
Return Economy airfares ex major cities in Australia up to the maximum value of AUD$5,000
Private Veranda Stateroom with a king-size bed for two people
Shore excursion in every port
Onboard meals and beverages; including wine, beer & soft drinks, with lunch and dinner
Choice of eight dining options – no charge for specialty dining
Complimentary 24-hour room service
Access to Nordic Spa facilities including sauna, hydrotherapy pool and Snow Grotto
All onboard tipping and gratuities
All port charges & government taxes
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The Prize must be taken on July 12, 2020.
The Prize is strictly non-transferable and non-negotiable, and may not be replaced or refunded.
The Prize consists of a Viking “Into the Midnight Sun” Cruise for two people in a Veranda stateroom (V1), leaving London on 12 July, 2020 for 15 days and 14 nights. Please consult the brochure or visit www.vikingcruises.com.au
for full details of the itinerary and the inclusions.
Flights will be arranged by Viking River Cruises Australia on an airline of its choice, subject to booking availability. Itinerary to be determined by Viking River Cruises Australia in its absolute discretion. Prize is subject to booking and flight availability. Viking River Cruises Australia is not responsible for any flight costs above the value of AUD$5,000 and these must be covered by the Prize Winner.
The Prize Winner and travelling companion must travel at the same time, and are responsible for transport from their residence to and from the departure and arrival port(s).
The Prize does not include any costs associated with travelling to and from the departure and arrival port(s), flights, or airport transfers – these are at the winner’s own expense.
Viking River Cruises Australia will not be responsible for any additional or incurred costs while winner is travelling. The Prize Winner is responsible for any associated costs in getting to and from the departure port.
The Prize cannot be used towards travel insurance, items of personal natures, meals (other than featured in the itinerary), laundry, telephone calls, additional nights or upgrades.
The Prize can only be used towards new bookings only.
Accepting the Prize is subject to any prevailing Terms and Conditions of Viking River Cruises Australia. Please refer to the brochure of your travelling destination for more details.
If applicable, a valid passport is required for all international journeys with at least 6 months validity from the date of return.
If applicable, names as per passport and dates of birth for all travellers are required at the time of reservation.
The winner and their travel companion must travel together.
Any meals or tips which are not included in the Cruise, transfer fees, Passports, Visas, telephone charges, laundry, additional nights or upgrades any other personal expenses, travel insurances and return flights are the responsibility of the winner and their travel companion.
Any travel or entry documentation and arrival fees are the responsibility of the winner and their travel companion. It is the winner’s responsibility to check with all government travel advisory and immigration authorities regarding travel requirements and eligibility. Any fines, penalties, payments and expenditure incurred as a result of not meeting such requirements are the sole responsibility of the Winner and their travel companion
If for any reason the winner does not take the prize (or an element of the prize) at the time stipulated by the Promoter, then the prize (or that element of the prize) will be forfeited and no compensation will be given in lieu.
If the prize (or part of the prize) is unavailable, the Promoter, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the prize (or that part of the prize) with a prize to the equal value and/or specification, subject to the directions of any regulatory authority.
Total prize value is up to $25,390. Prize, or any unused portion, is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash, unless otherwise specified.
Entrants consent to the Promoter using their name, likeness, image and/or voice in the event they are a winner (including photograph, film and/or recording of the same) in any media for an unlimited period without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this promotion (including any outcome), and promoting any products manufactured, distributed and/or supplied by the Promoter.
If this promotion is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter, including but not limited to technical difficulties, unauthorised intervention or fraud, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law (a) to disqualify any entrant; or (b) to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the promotion, as appropriate, subject to the directions of any regulatory authority.
Any cost associated with accessing the promotional website is the entrant’s responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used. The use of any automated entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that allows an entrant to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited and will render all entries submitted by that entrant invalid.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act, as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act or similar consumer protection laws in the States and Territories of Australia (“Non-Excludable Guarantees”). Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the promotion.
Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) is not responsible for and excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter’s control); (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any entry or prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Promoter) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (d) any variation in prize value to that stated in these Terms and Conditions; (e) any tax liability incurred by a winner or entrant; or (f) use of the prize.
The Promoter is Rural Press Pty Ltd, ABN 47 000 010 382, 159 Bells Line of Rd, North Richmond, NSW, 2754.
Authorised under NSW Permit Number LTPS/20/41416 and ACT Permit Number ACT TP 20/00057.