Airbnb – Win a Weekend away

Airbnb Competition Details

Airbnb is giving you and a friend a weekend away on us! Flights from your nearest Australian capital city and two nights accommodation valued up to $500 a night are included.

STEP 1 Sign Up or Log In to Airbnb

STEP 2 Email and tell us in 25 words or less what your favourite weekend destination is.

STEP 3 Finish creating your Airbnb Profile

Entries close Monday July 7th at 11:59PM.




Organiser. The Organiser of the Airbnb Weekend Destination Contest (“Contest”) is Airbnb Australia Pty Ltd, located at Suite 401, Level 4, 441 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010, Australia (“Organiser”).

How to participate. Participants may enter the Contest beginning May 24, 2014 00.01am until July 7, 2014 11.59pm Sydney time, by completing the following steps: (1) if the participant is not an existing Airbnb member, signing up as a new Airbnb member; (2) logging into the Airbnb platform; (3) creating an Airbnb profile; (4) sending an email to, naming a weekend destination you love and explaining, in 25 words or less, why you love it. Participants may submit as many entries as they desire. The Organiser is not responsible for computer or network problems, problems with the Airbnb platform or any email system, or other submission errors that result in late or inadmissible entries. In short: (a) create an Airbnb profile; and (b) email with a weekend destination and explaining why you love it in 25 words or less.

Eligibility. To participate or win, participants must be registered Airbnb members who are at least 18 years old and lawful residents of Australia who are currently residing in that country. The contest is void outside of Australia. This means that you are not allowed to participate if you are not a resident currently residing in Australia. Directors, officers, employees, independent contractors and agents of the Organiser, or its parents, subsidiaries or affiliates, and the members of their immediate families or households, are not eligible.

Winner Selection. One (1) winner will be selected from the submitted emails. The winner will be chosen based on the originality and creativity of the explanation of why the participant loves the weekend destination in question, by a panel of judges comprising Airbnb employees. Judges’ decisions are final and binding.

License. By sending an email to, each participant grants the Organiser and its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates a perpetual (or for the term of the protection granted by the relevant intellectual property rights), worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to transform, edit, modify, use and reproduce, distribute, transmit, publish, broadcast, publicly perform, publicly display, communicate to the public or otherwise use the entry for promotional or any other purposes, or on or in relation to and related sites and mobile apps. To the greatest extent permitted by law, participants agree not to invoke any so-called moral rights in relation to their entries (including without limitation the right to be identified as the creator of the work and the right to object to derogatory treatment of the work).

Prizes. The winner will win one (1) prise as outlined below: (1) a AUD1,000 voucher or credit with a reputable travel services provider or travel agent, which can be applied only towards booking a pair of return air tickets departing together from an Australian state capital, and (2) a AUD1,000 voucher for use on the Airbnb platform, which can be applied only towards a single booking of at least two (2) nights. This booking must be completed (including host acceptance) by 11.59pm on September 30, 2014 Sydney time, and the trip must be completed by November 30, 2014. The Organiser may, but is not obliged to, provide assistance to the winner for the booking of the air tickets and/or the Airbnb listing. The air ticket voucher/credit and the Airbnb voucher must be used for the purpose of the same trip, and may not be used separately or for any other purposes. The prises may not be redeemed for cash, in whole or part, exchanged for any other item or transferred to any other person. The prises do not include transportation or per diem costs, airport taxes or any other fees or costs, which the winner must pay. The winner and his/her companion is responsible for possessing all necessary ID, visa and other documents required for travel.

Prize Conditions. The prise is provided as-is with no warranty or guarantee. All applicable laws and regulations apply, including but not limited to tax laws. The winner is solely responsible and liable for any and all tax obligations arising from the award of a prise to him/her. Where and to the extent permitted by law, the Organiser may require the winner and his/her companion to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and a publicity release and undertaking permitting the Organiser to use the winner’s and his/her companion’s names and images and requiring the winner and his/her companion to participate in promotional activities relating to the Contest, the prise and/or their trip using the prise, including sending photos of their trip to the Organiser, posting at least one daily update each about their travel experience on the Airbnb Facebook page or any other social media platform or account as directed by the Organiser, and permitting the Organiser (or its representatives) to send photographers to take photographs of the winner and his/her companion on part or all of the trip. In the Organiser’s sole discretion, refusal or inability to sign and return such forms within two (2) days of notification may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner. The winner’s and his/her companion’s use of the air ticket is subject to the fare conditions, terms of carriage and other applicable terms. The winner’s and his/her companion’s use of the Airbnb voucher and subsequent stay at the Airbnb listing is subject to the Terms of Service applicable to the Airbnb platform, available at If the winner cancels or shortens his/her stay at the Airbnb listing, he/she will not be entitled to any refund on the whole or any part of the cost of the stay. The Organiser reserves the right to any remedy, including withdrawal, denial or cancellation of any prise, if fraud, tampering or other violations of these Contest rules are suspected.

Notification/Announcement of Winner. The Organiser will notify the winner using the contact information in his/her Airbnb accounts, on or around July 9, 2014, and participants hereby consent to the Organiser using that information to do so and to being so contacted if they win. If the winner fails to respond within two (2) days, he or she may be disqualified, and that prise may be awarded to an alternate winner. In the event of a dispute about the identity of the winner, the Organiser will award the prise to the authorised account holder of the Airbnb account associated with the email address used to send the winning entry. The Organiser will publicly announce the winner within thirty (30) days of the close of the Contest period, including through social media channels such as Facebook.

General Liability Release. By entering the Contest, participants release the Organiser and its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates from any liability whatsoever, on any theory, and waive all claims and causes of action arising from or related to this Contest or use of the prizes.

Interpretation and Disputes. Participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the Organiser and of the judges, which are final and binding. Any dispute shall be governed by the laws of New South Wales (without regard to its conflict of laws rules), and shall be resolved exclusively in the courts of Sydney. Participants consent and waive any objection to the jurisdiction of such courts for any such disputes.

Miscellaneous. If any terms or provisions of these Contest rules are held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect. The Organiser may suspend, modify or terminate the Contest if it believes, in its sole discretion, that malfunction, error, disruption, or damage is impairing or will impair the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest, in which case the prises will be awarded amongst the eligible entries received that were unaffected by the problem, if possible. Questions or comments may be sent to or to the mailing address shown in the Section entitled “Organiser” above, attn: Airbnb Weekend Destination Contest.
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