Honey & Beau – Is Announced on Nov 26th 2018. (prize valued at $1,000)
Win an NZ trip of a lifetime with Grand Pacific Tours – Terms and Conditions
Promotion: Win an NZ trip of a lifetime with Grand Pacific Tours
Promoter: The Promoter is :
Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd (ABN 33 003 357 720) of 1 Darling Island
Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009 ( Fairfax )
Telephone number (02) 4355 5000
The Promoter is part of the Fairfax Media group of companies owned or controlled by
Fairfax Media Limited (ACN 008 663 161) ( Fairfax Group ).
Grand Pacific Tours PTY LTD ABN 95 072 657 624
716 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds, VIC 3039
1800 622 768
Start date: 24/10/2018 at 12:01 am AEDT
End date: 5/12/2018 at 11:59 pm AEST
Promotional Period : from the Start Date until the End Date.
Entrants: Entry is only open to residents of Western Australia, Victoria, New South Wales,
Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Australian Capital Territory who are at least
18 years of age . By submitting an entry, the entrant affirms that they are 18 years or
Directors, employees and their Immediate Family Members of the Promoter, its related
bodies corporate and any agencies or companies associated with the Promoter or the
Promotion are not eligible to enter. Immediate Family Member 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.
Prize description Prize description: A 19 Day Ultimate Rail, Cruise and Coach Tour in New Zealand for 2
people (winner and companion traveller must both be 18 years or older)
Departure Date: 2 April 2019
Number of prizes / breakdown of prizes: 1
Total value of prize(s): $20,000, including: approx. $18,940 on a twin share basis plus
$1,060 in spending money with a Visa gift card. Should only one person use the prize,
the total value of the prize will be $13,210, including approx. $12,150 (based on a single
room) plus $1,060 in spending money with a Visa gift card.
Prize Inclusions are detailed further below but includes economy class airfares on Air
New Zealand (or alternative carrier selected by the Promoter) for two persons from a
major Australian metropolitan city to Auckland, New Zealand and return from
Christchurch, New Zealand to Australia; travel in New Zealand in a Ultimate 20 seat
coach; 17 nights in a 4.5 star hotel selected by the Promoter; certain meals as detailed
below and specified sightseeing & attractions. Taxes on the airfares are not included and
will be payable by the prize winner.
Waitangi Treaty Grounds*
Dolphin / Hole in the Rock Cruise
Glenbrook Vintage Railway
Skyline Rotorua Gondola & Luge Ride
Thermal mud pools & geysers*
Te Puia traditional Maori Hangi & Concert
Te Papa, NZ’s National Museum
Cruise on the Interislander Ferry
Coastal Pacific Rail Journey**
International Antarctic Centre
TranzAlpine Rail Journey
Lakes District Museum
Cruise Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw
HIGHLIGHT Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise
Cruise Lake Te Anau, visit Glow Worm Caves
Silver Fern Seasider Rail Journey
Olveston Historic Home*
City sights tour of Auckland, Wellington,
Christchurch & Dunedin
**The Coastal Pacific rail journey is expected to resume operating towards the end of
2018. This follows the rebuild programme after its closure in November 2016. The
operation and scheduling of the train journey is subject to change. We apologise in
advance if your tour is affected
Ultimate small group touring:
Return airfares from your homeport
Personalised Meet & Greet on arrival
Return airport transfers in New Zealand
Ultimate Small Group Tour Coach with 20 luxury leather reclining seats on a full size
vehicle, 2 door access and panoramic windows
Professional Coach Captain
17 nights 4.5 star hotel accommodation
Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise
6 two night stays
4 rail journeys
All sightseeing and pre paid attractions
GST (New Zealand Goods and Services Tax)
Comprehensive documentation pack
BONUS Group photo
18 cooked breakfasts
14 sumptuous dinners including 3 specialty dinners and selected beverages,
1 picnic lunch
2 delicious morning teas
Note: Dinner on Day 1 not included for anyone arriving later than 8pm.
Link to Full itinerary:
Excluded from the prize:
The prize does not include transport to the departure port for travel to New Zealand –
this is the responsibility of the prize winner and his/her companion. Taxes payable on
the airfare will be payable by the prize winner. All hotel and other expenses that are not
specified are payable by the prize winner (including without limitation minibar
expenses, laundry, internet charges etc).
Flights are based on W Class availability, otherwise surcharges will apply. Not valid on
Virgin Airline operated services.
Type of promotion This promotion is a game of skill.
How to enter To enter, participants must:
Visit the website thesenior.com.au for the entry form;
Tell us in 25 words or less “What do you love about The Senior”;
Complete their details including (but not limited to) name, address, phone
number, email address in the entry form
Only one entry per person will be accepted.
Winner selection This is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner. The judging
and selection of the winner will be conducted by the judge(s) selected at the discretion
of the Promoter. From a selection of 25 finalists, the selection of the winner will take
place at The Senior office at the premises of Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd (ABN 33
003 357 720) at 16A Mildon Road, Tuggerah NSW 2259 at 10.30am on December 10,
The judge(s) will select the finalists and then winning entry from the valid entries
received during the Promotional Period. The judge(s) may select additional reserve
entries from the finalists which they determine to be the next best, and record them in
order, in case of an invalid entry, ineligible entrant or a prize being rejected or not
Each entry will be judged at the sole discretion of the judge(s) based on originality,
enthusiasm, emotion and overall standout of the entry.
The judge(s) decision is final and the Promoter will not enter into any correspondence
regarding the result.
All reasonable attempts will be made to contact the winner. If a prize remains
unclaimed by a winner or unallocated for any reason by January 10, 2019, the prize will
be forfeited and no cash or other alternative will be offered to that winner. Subject to
any direction or requirement under State legislation, unclaimed prize(s) will be
reallocated to the entrant that has submitted the next best entry after the first selected
winner(s) based on the judging criteria. The selection of the winner(s) of any unclaimed
prize(s) will take place at the Promoter’s address at 10.00am AEST on January 10, 2019.
Special conditions The prize is non transferrable and cannot be redeemed for cash, or used in conjunction
with any other offer. Prize must be taken on the advertised tour and the 2 April 2019
departure date is fixed and cannot be changed.
Entry into the Promotion
1. The Promotion Details above and all Detailed Terms below form part of these Terms and Conditions.
The Entrant agrees and acknowledges that they have read these Terms and Conditions
2. It is a condition of entry that all Terms and Conditions are accepted as final and the Entrant agrees to
abide by these Terms and Conditions. Submission of an entry is deemed to be an acknowledgement by
the Entrant that they have read these Terms and Conditions and accepted them.
3. Any capitalised terms used in these Terms and Conditions have the meaning given in the Promotion
Details, unless stated otherwise.
4. The Promotion commences on the Start Date and runs for the Promotional Period ending on the End
5. Valid entries by eligible Entrants will be accepted during the Promotional Period. No entries will be
accepted after this time. Entries are deemed to be received at the time of receipt by the Promoter and
not at the time of transmission or deposit by the Entrant. Records of the Promoter and its agencies are
final and conclusive as to the time of receipt. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any late, lost
or misdirected entries due to technical disruptions, network congestion, social media platforms
faulting or for any other reason.
6. Illegible, incomprehensible and incomplete entries will be deemed invalid. An entry that is made on
behalf of another person will also be deemed invalid.
7. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entry which, in the opinion of the Promoter, includes
objectionable content, profanity, inflammatory, offensive or defamatory comments, or which breach
any law or infringes any third party rights, including intellectual property rights.
8. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant who tampers with the entry process or who
submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who has, in the opinion
of the Promoter, engaged in conduct in entering the Promotion which is fraudulent, misleading,
deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the Promotion or Promoter.
9. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to validate and check the authenticity of entries and
entrant’s details including the right to request proof of an entrant’s identity, age and residency. In the
event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no
substitute will be offered.
10. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify an Entrant or entries in the event of non-compliance with
these Terms and Conditions. In the event that there is a dispute concerning the conduct of the
Promotion, the decision of the Promoter is final and binding on each Entrant and no correspondence
will be entered into.
11. An Entrant who uses any automated entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that
allows an individual to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited and may render all entries
submitted by that individual invalid.
12. No entry fee is charged by the Promoter to enter the Promotion. Where entry is allowed online, there
is no additional cost to enter the Promotion other than any cost paid by the Entrant to access the
website or social media platform of entry via their internet service provider.
13. Should an Entrant’s contact details change during the Promotion, it is the Entrant’s responsibility to
notify the Promoter. A request to access or modify any information provided in an entry should be
directed to the Promoter.
14. If for any reason any aspect of this Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including by reason
of computer virus, communications network failure, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention,
fraud, power or technical failure, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war, act of terrorism or any other
cause beyond the control of the Promoter, the Promoter may in its sole discretion cancel, terminate,
modify or suspend the Promotion and invalidate any affected entries, or suspend or modify a prize,
subject to State or Territory regulation.
15. The promoter reserves the right to display finalist photos in an online photo gallery on participating
16. The winner will be notified by email together with further instructions on how to claim their prize.
17. Each prize will be awarded to the person named in the winning entry. If there is a dispute as to the
identity of an Entrant or winner, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine
the identity of the Entrant or winner.
18. If any winner chooses not to take their prize (or is unable to), or does not take or claim a prize by the
time specified by the Promoter, they forfeit the prize and the Promoter is not obliged to substitute the
prize or provide a cash alternative.
19. The details of the prize(s) are set out in the Promotion Details. The value of the prize(s) is accurate and
based upon the recommended retail value of the prizes (inclusive of GST) at the Start Date of the
Promotion. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the value of the prizes after that
20. If a prize (or portion of a prize) is unavailable the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize (or
that portion of the prize) to a prize of equal or greater value and/or specification, subject to any
written directions of a regulatory authority.
21. If a prize is provided to the Promoter by a third party, the prize is subject to the terms and conditions
of the third party prize supplier. The Promoter and the third party prize supplier reserve the right to
refuse to allow a winner to use or take part in any or all aspects of the prize, if either determine, in
their absolute discretion, that a winner is not in the mental or physical condition necessary to be able
to safely use or participate in the prize.
22. If the prize consists of any gift cards of any third party supplier, the gift card(s) may not be redeemed
or exchanged for cash, traveller’s cheques, cash passports or any other form of currency, and will not
be replaced or refunded if the gift card is lost or stolen
23. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner may be required to sign a legal release in a form
determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion.
24. If a prize is provided to the Promoter by a third party supplier and/or is to be delivered directly to the
winner(s), the Promoter accepts no responsibility or liability for any delay or failure by the third party
to deliver the prize, any delay or failure relating to the prize itself or failure by the third party supplier
to meet any obligations in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise. The terms and conditions which
apply to a prize at the time it is issued to the winner will prevail over these Terms of Conditions, to the
extent of any inconsistency.
1. The following terms apply to the extent that the prize involves any travel:
i) The winner must finalise the prize booking within [12 weeks] of the date that the winner is
notified and all travel must be completed within [5 months] of the Promotion closing date. The
prize winner must book direct with Grand Pacific Tours on 1800 622 768.
ii) Once a travel booking is confirmed, no changes will be allowed unless authorised by the
Promoter in its sole discretion. The winner is responsible for any amendment fees issued by
airlines or suppliers.
iii) The Promotion will have the sole discretion to choose the travel suppliers in relation to the
fulfilment of the prize(s).
iv) Redemption of the prize is subject to availability on the dates chosen by the winner. The prize(s)
may not be available for redemption during Christmas, school holiday and special event periods.
v) All expenses other than those specified as being part of the prize are the responsibility of the
winner and if relevant, their travel companion(s).
vi) No compensation or alternative travel plans will be arranged if the winner and /or any travel
companion(s) misses any part of their travel or fails to meet any check in requirements for any
vii) In the event that an element of the prize is cancelled or postponed for any reason, the winner
forfeits the specified element and no cash alternative offer will be granted in lieu of the part of
viii) The winner can travel with one travel companion. The travel companion must be over 18 years as
children are not permitted on ultimate small group tours.
ix) The winner must ensure that they and any travel companion has any necessary documentation,
including but not limited to valid passports and visas, which meet the requirements of
immigration and other government authorities at every destination. 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 travellers.
x) A credit card imprint may be required from the winner as part of the travel arrangements or
xi) Frequent flyer or other programme partner points will not form part of the prize.
xii) Comprehensive travel insurance is recommended for the winner and any travel companion. If the
winner and/ or travel companion chooses not to purchase travel insurance they may be required
to complete a travel insurance waiver form acknowledging that they understand the benefits of
travel insurance but decline to take out a policy.
xiii) All other expenses other than those expressly included in the prize are excluded and are the
responsibility of the winner and any travel companion.
xiv) All travel will be subject to the general conditions of carriage. The Promoter makes no
representation as to the safety, conditions or other issues that may exist at any destination or
event. It is the responsibility of the Entrant and any travel companion to enquire about local
issues and conditions at destinations or events before travel. The winner and companion must
also adhere to the Grand Pacific Tours terms and conditions:
Personal Information, marketing and publicity
25. As part of the Promotion, the Promoter will collect Entrants’ personal information. If the Entrant does
not provide their personal information as requested, they may be ineligible to enter or claim a prize in
the Promotion. Submission of an entry is deemed to be consent by the Entrant to the Promoter
collecting their personal information.
26. The Promoter will use the personal information to enable an Entrant to participate in the Promotion.
27. The Promoter may disclose Entrants’ personal information to third parties including its contractors
and agents, prize suppliers, Promotion sponsors and service providers to assist in conducting this
Promotion and to the State and Territory lottery departments as required under the relevant lottery
28. The Fairfax Group may use Entrants’ personal information for future marketing purposes regarding its
products, including contacting the Entrant electronically.
29. If there is a Promotion Sponsor, the Promotion Sponsor may use the personal information of an
Entrant for marketing purposes if the Entrant has given their consent to be contacted by the
30. Personal information will be stored by the Promoter on a database controlled by the Fairfax Group or
by a third party service provider of the Fairfax Group.
31. For the purposes of public statements and advertisements, the Promoter may only publish the
winner’s surname, initial and State/Territory or postcode of residence.
32. Further details on how the Fairfax Group will collect and use personal information is set out in the
seek correction of the personal information the Fairfax Group holds about them and how an Entrant
may complain about any potential breach by the Promoter of the Australian Privacy Principles or any
other Australian privacy laws and how such complaints will be dealt with.
34. By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to participate in and co-operate as required with all
reasonable marketing and editorial activities relating to the Promotion, including (but not limited to)
being recorded, photographed, filmed or interviewed and acknowledges that the Promoter and the
Fairfax Group may use any such marketing and editorial material without further reference or
compensation to them.
35. The winner agrees not to sell or otherwise provide their story and or photographs related to the
Promotion or being a winner of the Promotion to any other media organisation.
Intellectual property rights
36. The following conditions apply where the Promotion involves submission of any materials including but
not limited to answers to questions, a statement, idea or opinion, video or voice recordings, images,
works of art, designs or photographs ( Content ):
i) the Content must not contain any viruses or cause or be likely to cause any injury or harm to any
person or entity;
ii) the Content must be the work of the individual submitting it;
iii) the Content must not have been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other
competition or promotion;
iv) before submitting the Content, Entrants must obtain consent from any person (or the parent or
guardian of any person under 18 years) who appears in any content and from the owner(s) of any
property that appears in the Content. Entrants must obtain any other permissions required for
the submission of the Content;
v) each Entrant must warrant that the submission of the Content does not infringe the intellectual
property rights of any third party. Entrants must warrant that the Content they are submitting is
their own work and that they own the copyright for it;
vi) the Promoter may remove or decline to publish any Content without notice to the relevant
vii) the intellectual property rights in the Content submitted by the Entrant remains with the relevant
Entrant and does not transfer to the Promoter. However, in consideration of the Promoter
providing the Promotion, each Entrant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual licence to the
Fairfax Group to use and reproduce any or all of the submitted Content including but not limited
to in any of their publications, their websites and/or in any promotional material connected to
this Promotion. The Entrant acknowledges that the Promoter is free to use the Content and to
exercise its rights in relation thereto and the Entrant will not be entitled to any fee for such use;
viii) the Entrant hereby consents to the Fairfax Group using their likeness, image and/or voice in the
event that the Entrant is the winner (including photograph, film or recording) in any media
whatsoever throughout the world for the purpose of promoting this Promotion or other similar
promotions and promoting any products manufactured, distributed and or supplied by the Fairfax
Group. The Entrant will not be entitled to any remuneration for such use.
Use of social media
37. The following terms apply to the extent that the Promotion is conducted on, advertised or promoted
on a social media platform owned by a third party ( Platform Operator ):
i) the Entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or
administered by, or associated with, any Platform Operator.
ii) the Entrant releases each Platform Operator and its associated companies from all liabilities
arising in respect of the Promotion; and
iii) to the extent relevant to the Promotion, Fairfax agrees and each Entrant must agree to adhere to
the terms and conditions and promotions guidelines of each Platform Operator which are
available to view online on their social media platforms.
Limitation of liability
38. Any guarantee or warranty given in relation to a prize is in addition to any relevant statutory
guarantees and warranties and nothing in these Terms and Conditions restricts, excludes or modifies
or purports to restrict, exclude or modify any statutory consumer rights under any applicable law
including the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).
39. The Promoter and its associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any loss (including,
without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense, damage, personal
injury or death which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person’s negligence or
wilful misconduct) in connection with this Promotion or accepting, taking part in or using any prize (or
recommendation), except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law (in which case that liability
is limited to the minimum allowable by law).
40. Neither the Promoter, nor any Promotion Sponsor or third party prize supplier, or their associated
companies is responsible, to the extent permitted by law, for acts of god, acts of terrorism or war
(declared or undeclared) or other events beyond their control which prevent awarding or acceptance
of the prize in accordance with the prize description.
41. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any tax implications of this Promotion and Entrants must
seek their own independent financial advice in regards to their own personal circumstances and any
tax implications relating to the prize or acceptance of the prize.
42. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of these