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*Win a Cruise Holiday for 4*
QLD, Entry: W, Freq: Once Only, Prize pool: $12,000, Ended 31/12

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Dink - 19-10-2008 @ 12:32 AM

Entry was at:

To celebrate Pacific Sun's latest features, P&O Cruikses is giving away a cruising holiday for up to 4 people! The prize includes a standard outside cabin about Pacific Sun, departing Brisbane on 7 Marchy 2009.

For chance to win, visit follow the prompts and register your details by 31 Dec 08.

Open to Qld residents aged 18+ who are able top travel on 7/3/09. Only 1 entry per person.

"Pacific Sun's Multi Million Dollar Makeover" 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.
Promotion commences on 19 October 2008. Entries close at 11:59pm AEDST for online entries or last mail received for mail entries on 31 December 2008 (ďPromotional PeriodĒ).
Entry is only open to QLD residents aged 18 years or over who are able to travel on 7 March 2009. Employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoter and agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter.
To enter, individuals must during the Promotional Period either:
obtain an official entry form (found on the promotional flyer received via mail, or on the insert found within the Courier Mail newspaper on 19 October 2008), complete the official entry form and send it in by mail to P&O Cruises, Marketing Department, Reply Paid 84654, Botany NSW 1455. Entry form is Reply Paid and no stamp is required; or
log onto or, follow the prompts to the competition entry page and register the requested details including (but not limited to) name, address, phone number and e-mail address.
The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrantís identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
Incomplete, indecipherable or illegible entries will be deemed invalid.
Only one (1) entry permitted per person.
The draw will take place at Carnival plc at 203 Pacific Highway, St Leonards NSW 2065 on 14 January 2009 at 1:00pm AEDST. The Promoter reserves the right to draw additional reserve entries and record them in order in case an invalid entry or ineligible entrant is drawn. Winner will be notified by mail. The Promoterís decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
The first valid entry drawn will win a P&O South Pacific Cruise for up to four (4) people departing Brisbane, QLD on 7 March 2009 valued at AUD$11,740. Prize includes seven (7) nights on board Pacific Sun in a quad oceanview cabin and all main meals are included (with the exception of those restaurants which have a cover charge). Spending money, additional meals, taxes, insurance, passports, visas, items of a personal nature, in-room charges and all other ancillary costs, including travel to and from the departure point, are not included. Travel insurance is highly recommended by the Promoter to protect against the additional costs incurred in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Winner will be responsible for their own travel insurance.
Winnerís travel will be subject to the booking and passage conditions of the relevant brochure which must be signed by the winner and their companion(s).
Government taxes (valued at up to $47 per person) are an additional cost to the winner and their travelling companion and are required to be paid prior to ticketing.
A credit card imprint or cash deposit will be required from the winner at check-in in order to board Pacific Sun, for all incidental charges. Once accommodation vouchers are issued they are non-changeable.
It is the travellerís personal responsibility to ensure that they have valid 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 traveller/s.
The Promoter makes no representation as to the safety, conditions or other issues that may exist at any destination. International travel advice can be obtained from various sources, including government, local consular offices and the web site of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Frequent flyer points will not form part of the prize. Prize is subject to the standard terms and conditions of individual prize and service providers.
If for any reason a 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 not be redeemable for cash.
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 any written directions from a regulatory authority.
Total prize pool value is at $11,740. Prizes, or any unused portion of a prize, are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
A draw for the prize if unclaimed, may take place on 4 February 2009 at the same time and place as the original draw, subject to any directions from a regulatory authority. Winnerís name (if any) will be published in The Australian on 18 February 2009.
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, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law (a) to disqualify any entrant; or (b) subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority, to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the promotion, as appropriate.
Any cost associated with accessing the promotional website is the entrantís 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.
Except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, the Promoter (including its 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, including, but not limited to, where arising out of the following: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoterís 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) if the P&O South Pacific Cruise is cancelled for any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (f) any tax liability incurred by a winner or entrant; or (g) use of the prize.v
As a condition of accepting the prize, the winner (and any companion) must sign any legal documentation as and in the form required by the Promoter and/or prize suppliers in their absolute discretion, including but not limited to a legal release and indemnity form.
The Promoter collects personal information in order to conduct the Promotion and may, for this purpose, disclose such information to third parties, including but not limited to agents, contractors, prize suppliers and, as required, to Australian regulatory authorities. Entry is conditional on providing this information. The Promoter may, for an indefinite period, unless otherwise advised, use the information for promotional, marketing, publicity, research and profiling purposes, including sending electronic messages or telephoning the entrant. Entrants should direct any request to access, update or correct information to the Promoter. All entries become the property of the Promoter.
25. The Promoterí is Carnival plc (ABN: 23 107 998 443) of 203 Pacific Highway, St Leonards NSW 2065. Telephone: 02 8424 8800. This competition is valid for Australian residents only.

Scatterling - 19-10-2008 @ 01:07 AM

Thanks for the comp Dink.

Just wondering if you can see from the Ts and Cs where the cruise goes to?

I've looked but cannot find that info.

Thanks again.


smurfette - 19-10-2008 @ 01:16 AM


Dink - 19-10-2008 @ 01:25 AM

Scatterling it's a 7-night cruise to Vanuatu, Loyalty Islands and New Caledonia.

Scatterling - 19-10-2008 @ 01:32 AM

Oooh nice, thanks for that Dink. ;)