Terms & Conditions for the Viking River Cruise Giveaway

Terms & Conditions

“Explore & Viking “Waterways of the Tsars” Cruise” PROMOTION

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. 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.

2. Entry is only open to residents of Australia aged 18 years or older.

3. 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.

4. Promotion commences at 12.01am (AEST) on April 10, 2021 and closes

11:59pm (AEST) on May 8, 2021 (“Promotional Period”).

5. To enter, eligible entrants must, during the Promotional Period, visit the

Explore website, locate the promotion landing page with entry form

embedded, click on a promotional banner advertisement linking to the landing

page, or scan the QR code in print advertising in Australian Community Media

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.

6. 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.

7. Incomplete or indecipherable entries will be deemed invalid.

8. The competition must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form

provided at exploretravel.com.au/viking/. The entry must fulfill all the

requirements of the competition as specified to be eligible to win the prize.

You may enter as many times as the form indicates. Entries that are

incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications of the competition

may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the sponsor. You must provide the

information requested. You may not enter more than indicated by using

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multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the

rules. if you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the

rules of the competition, your submission may be disqualified at the sole

discretion of the sponsor

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. 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 May 10,

2021 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.

12. The winner will be notified by telephone and in writing via email and their

name(s) will be published in the Explore travel liftout and website on May

22nd, 2021.

13. If there are any unclaimed or un-awarded prizes a prize draw will be

conducted on Sep 13, 2021 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

and website on September 25, 2021.

14. The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

15. The first valid entry drawn will win a Viking “Waterways of the Tsars”

Cruise for two people in a Veranda Stateroom (BX), leaving Moscow on 15

September 2022 travelling to St Petersburg for 13 days and 12 nights. The

maximum retail value of the prize is $22,990 twin share.

Prize includes:

● 12-night cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg departing 15 September 2022

● 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

● Unlimited Wi-Fi

● All onboard tipping and gratuities

● All port charges & government taxes

16. Insert other conditions of prize here:

● The Prize must be taken on 15 September 2022.

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● The Prize is strictly non-transferable and non-negotiable, and may not be

replaced or refunded.

● The Prize consists of a Viking “Waterways of the Tsars” Cruise for two people

in a Veranda stateroom (BX), leaving Moscow on 15 September 2022 for 13

days and 12 nights. Please consult the brochure or visit

www.vikingcruises.com.au for full details of the itinerary and the inclusions.

● 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 the winner is travelling, including any visas required as a

condition of entry. 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 nature,

meals (other than featured in the itinerary), laundry, telephone calls, additional

nights or upgrades.

● The Prize can only be used towards new bookings only. 3 “Explore & Viking

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● 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

● Any mandatory conditions related to taking the prize, including COVID-19

vaccinations for any travel outside of Australia, are the responsibility of the

winner. If the winner does not comply at the time of travel, boarding may be

denied and the prize will be forfeited. This includes any third party vaccination

requirements from any travel operator required to take the prize.

● If travel and quarantine restrictions imposed by the Australian or International

Governments impact the winner’s ability to take the prize as stated, Viking will

make every effort to defer the departure date to a date of our choosing.

17. 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.

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18. 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.

19. Total prize value is up to $22,990. Prize, or any unused portion, is not

transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash, unless otherwise

specified.

20. 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.

21. 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.

22. 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.

23. 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.

24. 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

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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.

25. The Promoter collects personal information (“PI”) in order to conduct the

promotion and may, for this purpose, disclose such PI to third parties,

including but not limited to agents, contractors, service providers, prize

suppliers and, as required, to Australian regulatory authorities. Entry is

conditional on providing this PI. The Promoter will also use and handle PI as

set out in its Privacy Policy, which can be viewed

at https://www.acmadcentre.com.au/privacy/. In addition to any use that may

be outlined in the Promoter’s Privacy Policy, the Promoter may, for an

indefinite period, unless otherwise advised, use the PI for promotional,

marketing, publicity, research and profiling purposes, including sending

electronic messages or telephoning the entrant. The Privacy Policy also

contains information about how entrants may opt out, access, update or

correct their PI, how entrants may complain about a breach of the Australian

Privacy Principles or any other applicable law and how those complaints will

be dealt with. All entries become the property of the Promoter. The Promoter

will not disclose PI to any entity outside of Australia.

26. The Promoter is Rural Press Pty Ltd, ABN 47 000 010 382, 159 Bells Line of

Rd, North Richmond, NSW, 2754.

27. Authorised under NSW Authority Number TP/00287, ACT Permit Number

ACT TP 21/00439.1 and SA Licence Number T21/408

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