Mega Cruise Giveaway

Mega Cruise Giveaway

Information on how to enter this competition forms part of these Terms and Conditions.   Entry into the competition constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.


Competition period:

The competition commences on 18 October 2019 and closes at 11:59 pm on 17 January 2020. All references to times are to Queensland time.


How to enter:

There is no charge for entering this competition and no purchase is necessary to enter or redeem prizes.

To enter the competition, Entrants must go to the competition website via the URL and follow the prompts to register their details including first name, surname, telephone numbers and email address. To enter the competition Entrants must also complete a short survey to gather demographic, lifestyle and product-related information relating to a varying range of goods and services.

All Entrants who register their details and complete the survey during the competition will receive one entry in the draw to win one (1) of a choice of the cruise holiday packages for two adults. See Prize Details below for details of the cruise prize options provided in this competition.

Entrants will have the opportunity to receive additional entries by sending information about the competition to their friends using the functionality provided on the website. For each friend Entrants refers who enters the contest the Entrant will receive one further entry in the competition.



Entrants must be 21 years of age or over and an Australian or New Zealand resident to be eligible to enter this competition.

Entrants are not eligible to enter this competition if they are an employee, or an immediate family member of the Promoter, Our Vacation Centre or any Designated Promotional Partner, their affiliated companies or their related bodies corporate (as defined in the Corporations Act).  For the purpose of these Terms and Conditions the Designated Promotional Partner is the entity, contracted with the Promoter as a Promotional Partner, and provided with a unique website URL for the purpose of this competition through which the Entrant participates in this competition.


Prize details:

The winner of the Major Prize will receive their choice of one (1) of the Cruise Holidays for two (2) adults listed below:

Cruise Option 1: 9 Nights Sydney Cruise Holiday

9 night South Pacific return cruise sailing in an inside cabin with all onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages departing from Sydney, New South Wales (Round Trip Sydney, Vila, Mystery Island, Noumea, Sydney) on 20 November 2020 onboard Royal Caribbean Ovation of the Seas. Valued at $3,368.


Cruise Option 2: 13 Nights Melbourne Cruise Holiday

13 night New Zealand return cruise sailing in an inside cabin with all onboard meals in complimentary dining venues  & selected non-alcoholic beverages departing from Melbourne, Victoria: (Round Trip Melbourne: Melbourne, Fiordland National Park (Scenic Cruising), Dunedin, Akaroa, Picton, Tauranga, Auckland, Melbourne) on 16 November 2020 onboard Princess Cruises Sapphire Princes. Valued at $3,778.


Cruise Option 3: 10 Nights Adelaide Cruise Holiday

10 night Western Australian return cruise sailing in an inside cabin with all onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages departing from Adelaide, South Australia (Round Trip Adelaide:  Adelaide, Albany, Busselton, Fremantle, Esperance, Adelaide) on 09 March 2021 onboard P&O Cruises Pacific Aria. Valued at $2,998.


Cruise Option 4: 9 Nights Brisbane Cruise Holiday

9 night South Pacific return cruise sailing in an inside cabin with all onboard meals in complimentary dining venues  & selected non-alcoholic beverages departing from Brisbane, Queensland (Round Trip Brisbane: Brisbane, Noumea, Mystery Island, Vila, Luganville, Brisbane) on 26 December 2020 onboard Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas. Valued at $3,359.


Cruise Option 5: 7 Nights European River Cruise Holiday

7 night Blue Danube Discovery cruise sailing in a river view cabin with all onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages departing from Budapest, Hungary to Nuremberg, Germany (Budapest, Vienna, Durnstein, Passau, Regensburg, Roth, Nuremberg) on 01 November 2020 onboard Avalon Waterways Avalon Artistry II. Valued at $4,954.


The prize winner must confirm with the Promoter that they can travel on the dates stipulated for the chosen cruise prize by 5 February 2020 to allow time for the Promoter to arrange the booking of the Winner’s prize.

The recommended retail prices (RRP) of prize choices are current as at 3 October 2019. Each prize is capacity controlled based on space available on 3 Octobber 2019.  The prize is non-transferable, has no cash value and not redeemable for cash. The prize does not include any cost of transportation to and from vessel or accommodation, or any incidental expenses.

Winners are responsible for all appropriate documentation required to board vessel and port visits, such as valid passports, visas and insurance, or any additional expenditure not specifically mentioned in the Competition Terms and Conditions.

See the end of these Terms and Conditions for Our Vacation Centre’s General Terms and Conditions for Travel Bookings.

Each entrant will also qualify for a free 3 month subscription into Discover365 and $200 Travel Credit. Each entrant will receive an email from the Promoter with a link to claim their $200 Discovery Dollar Credit. This $200 Discovery Dollar Credit can be redeemed as value towards\Cruises, Tours, Hotels and other lifestyle products. If you accept to use the voucher you will consent to receive communication via email, SMS or phone from Discovery 365. Credit Terms and Conditions will apply. One $200 Discovery Dollar Voucher per entry. Valid for new Discover365 members only.

The actual odds of winning the major prize draw will depend on the number of Entrants in the competition for the major prize draw.

The total prize pool is a minimum of AUD$2,998 and a maximum of AUD$4,954.


Draw information:

The draw for the major prize will take place at the offices of the Promoter at 58 Kingston Drive, Gaven, Queensland 4212 at 12 pm on 22 January 2020 via a random manual drawing process. The Winner will be notified by telephone within 24 hours of the draw and in writing and the winner will be published on and within 7 days after notifying the winner of the major prize draw.

If the Major Prize is unclaimed, an unclaimed prize draw will be conducted at 12pm at 58 Kingston Drive, Gaven, QLD, 4212, 30 days after the original draw date, and the Winner of any unclaimed prize draw will be notified by telephone within 24 hours of the draw and in writing and the winner will be published on and within 7 days after notifying the winner.


General provisions:

The Promoter, in its absolute discretion, reserves the right to verify the validity of the claims and to disqualify any Entrant who tampers with the entry process, submits a claim that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, or who abuses the bonus entry option by forwarding competition referrals contrary to anti-spam guidelines on the competition website.

The Promoter reserves the right to resolve any and all discrepancies, disputes or unforeseen circumstances as it deems fit subject to relevant State legislation, and State permit regulations.  The Promoters decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Neither the Promoter nor any of its agents are responsible for lost, late, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, ineligible or incorrectly submitted entries.

If for any reason this promotion is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter, which corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness or integrity or proper conduct of this promotion, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to take any action that may be available, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition, subject to any direction given under the relevant State legislation, and State permit regulations.

The Promoter and Designated Promotional Partners shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever that is suffered by any Entrant or Winner, including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss, or for any personal injury suffered or sustained as a result of participating in this competition or taking any prize, save where such liability cannot be excluded by law.

This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or otherwise associated with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google or any other social media site or any of their affiliates, and each entrant or participant completely releases, to the full extent permitted by law, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google or any other social media site or any of their affiliates from all liability related to this competition. Participants and entrants should direct all questions and comments regarding this competition to the Promoter and not to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google or any other social media site or any of their affiliates.



The information on the entry form is being collected by the Promoter and Designated Promotional Partners for the purposes of the advertised competition and utilisation by the Promoter and Designated Promotional Partners for marketing and promotion of their respective goods and services via email, phone or mail. The Promoter and Designated Promotional Partners may also disclose information collected from entry forms to its related entities, affiliated suppliers or contracted third parties for their marketing purposes.

All Winners details will be disclosed to the parties with whom the Promoter has contracted to provide the advertised prize. It is a condition of entry that prize Winners agree to provide at least two photos and/or videos of them and/or whilst on their prize holiday and agree that the Promoter and/or Designated Promotional Partners may publish such photograph in marketing, publicity and promotional material without any further payment or compensation to the Winner.

All Entrants give the Promoter and Designated Promotional Partners their express and indefinite consent to contact them by telephone, SMS text messaging or email for promotional purposes. Consent may be withdrawn at any time by contacting the Promoter in writing.  A copy of the Promoter’s Privacy Policy is available online or by contacting the Promoter in writing.



The Promoter is Our Vacation Centre Pty Ltd ABN 54 105 542 176, 58 Kingston Drive, Gavin Queensland Australia 4211. Authorised under ACT Permit No TP 19_04433Authorised under NSW Permit No LTPS/19/39080


Designated Promotional Partners:

Marketing Tactics Pty Ltd, ABN 41136421700, 2/113 Stanhill Drive, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

Epilepsy Association trading as Epilepsy Action Australia ABN 61 000 533 791, 1/1 Lucknow Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113



Although Our Vacation Centre (OVC) takes all care in informing members of the most up to date and correct information it remains the responsibility of clients to ensure they are familiar with all terms and conditions relating to individual travel products, passport, visa and immigration issues, health and customs requirements associated with their travel.

Following is an overview of general items for you to consider in relation to your travel, however the overview may not be absolute in its content and clients must thoroughly check all details in regard to their travel plan.  OVC are happy to assist you in regard to any clarifications or other information you require.

1. It is the responsibility of the client to ensure booking details are correct and all passenger names are correct and match passports. Name changes and booking changes incur penalties and will be required to be paid by the traveller if incorrect information has been supplied to OVC.

2. Visas and passports are the responsibility of the client. We can assist with this service - fees apply. Please ask your consultant for details.

3. Passports must be valid for 6 months from return date.

4. If you are not travelling on an Australian passport you may require an Australian re-entry visa. This is your responsibility to obtain prior to departure.

5. All reservations are made in accordance with current schedules. Any change in scheduling or delays and the resulting impact on arrangements are not the responsibility of Our Vacation Centre.

6. Quotes are valid for 7 days excluding airfares and cruises, which are valid at the time of quoting only. No prices are guaranteed until full payment has been received by Our Vacation Centre.

7. Credit card surcharges apply, the amounts displayed exclude any credit card merchant fee surcharges. A signed credit card authority form will be required upon booking.

8. Terms and conditions apply to all bookings. It is the responsibility of the client to request and familiarise themselves with the terms & conditions for their particular travel.

9. Cruises are subject to availability. Fuel surcharges are levied as per the rules of the individual Cruise line and may be applied at any time prior to sailing.

10. Your booking may be cancelled if the deposit and/or final payment is not received by the required date stipulated by the supplier or Our Vacation Centre.

11. All government fees, port charges, surcharges and taxes are subject to change without notice until final payment is made and documents have been issued.

12. Cancellation and amendment fees apply to all bookings once a deposit has been received - please see attached fees schedule.

13. It is the responsibility of the client to ensure they are aware of the latest travel advice issued by the Australian Government and the latest health information for the destinations to which they are travelling.

Information can be found at The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade at Travel Doctor

14. Our Vacation Centre strongly recommends that clients purchase adequate travel insurance cover for their destinations. Travel Insurance is strongly recommended to be taken at time of booking. Should you decline insurance offered by OVC, we will then require a signed insurance waiver form and be supplied with your current insurance number.



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