Sydney-Venture Contest

Terms and Conditions:

1.    The promotion period is from 27 April 2016 to 2359 hours (Singapore time) on 18 May 2016.

2.    The following persons are not eligible to participate in the promotion and any entry by any of the following persons will be disqualified:

o    The employees (whether permanent or temporary) of STA TRAVEL and its subsidiaries and holding companies.

o    The employees (whether permanent or temporary) of STA TRAVEL’S associated agencies and other entities involved in the conduct, implementation and/or administration of the promotion (as determined by STA TRAVEL in its sole discretion).

3.    By participating in the promotion, the participant fully and unconditionally accepts these terms and conditions and accepts that the decision of STA TRAVEL regarding the promotion and all matters related to or connected with it, including, without limitation, the awarding of any prizes and the interpretation of these terms and conditions, is final and binding and no queries shall be entertained.

4.    To participate, participants will need to 'LIKE' the STA Travel Singapore Facebook page and share on social media why they should be chosen to travel with STA Travel for a Sydney Adventure experience. This can be done through the submission of a photo, video, or text along with the use of “#STASydneyVenture” on Facebook [via the comments section of post(s) on this contest], Instagram, or Twitter. Participants will be required to register themselves on the link provided to ensure their entry is complete. Entries that do not complete the full steps will not be counted as a full submission.

5.    STA TRAVEL will notify the prize winner(s) through Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. The prize winner(s) must confirm acceptance of the prize within the time period stipulated in STA TRAVEL’S notification.

6.    To be eligible for the prize, winner(s) identified and contacted by STA TRAVEL must be agreeable to the actions required by the promotion as stipulated in this TERMS AND CONDITIONS, and accept and acknowledge the conditions stipulated in the WINNER’S ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND AGREEMENT FORM.

7.    Up to a maximum of one winner will receive:

o     A pair of (2x) return air ticket of STA Travel’s selected airlines from Singapore to Sydney from 9 to 12 June 2016 inclusive of taxes and surcharges (subject to changes)

o    Accommodation at STA Travel’s selected hostel/hotel

o    Selected day activities during the trip

8.    The prize is subject to the following terms and conditions (as applicable):

o     Both winner and companion must be above 18 years of age.

o     No refunds or exchanges will be offered for any prize received or redeemed via the promotion

o     STA TRAVEL may change the date, time and nature of any prize may change at any time.

o    No prize or any component thereof may be exchanged for cash or any other item.

o    STA TRAVEL reserves the right to vary these terms and conditions governing the prize at any time without prior notice.

o    Any prize may be cancelled by STA TRAVEL at any time.

o    Such other terms and conditions as may be imposed by STA TRAVEL.

o     If the prize winner is not available or is otherwise unable to travel on dates set by STA TRAVEL, such winner’s prize may be forfeited by STA TRAVEL at STA TRAVEL’S discretion.

o    Each air ticket is not interlineable, refundable, upgradable, transferable or re-routable.

o    Travel shall be valid on STA TRAVEL’s selected airline only and both passengers must travel together on the entire itinerary together with the STA TRAVEL staff.

9.    By accepting the prize, the prize winner agrees to participate in all reasonable media publicity relating to the prize prior to and after the prize has been collected. This includes being featured in social media content and promotions as required by STA TRAVEL.

10.  By accepting the prize, the prize winner shall not take any action in any manner that might reasonably be anticipated to adversely affect STA TRAVEL’s reputation, financial condition, business prospects or agreements or arrangements with any other person or entity.

11.  In the event that for any reason whatsoever, the prize winner does not claim the prize at the time stipulated by STA TRAVEL, the prize may be forfeited at STA TRAVEL’s sole discretion. Cash will not be awarded in lieu of the prize.

12.  The prize is non-negotiable, non-transferable and non-refundable, either in part or in full. The prize may not be sold or bartered.

13.  Unless otherwise specified, STA TRAVEL is not responsible for and will not bear any of the expenses including but not limited to spending money, meals, drinks, transfers (including travel costs to and from the point of departure), freight, excess baggage, laundry charges, activities, incidentals, government taxes, airport charges, gratuity, services charges and all ancillary costs. Valid passports with at least 6 months validity and visas are the responsibility of the winner.

14.  It is the sole responsibility of the winner to arrange and pay for all government, federal, state and local taxes (such as gaming tax) and duties levied in connection with the prize, together with any fees imposed by any relevant governments and authorities and other expenses of a personal nature.

15.  The winner and his/her companions will not be reimbursed for any time they may have to take off work or other commitments in order to utilize the prize.

16.  STA TRAVEL shall not be liable for any claims, losses, damages, injuries, costs and expenses suffered, sustained or incurred (including, but not limited to, indirect, consequential loss including death) or costs incurred due to unforeseen circumstances as a result of, or arising out of, or in any way connected with this promotion. In this regard, STA TRAVEL recommends that the prize winner obtain the appropriate insurance.

17.  If STA TRAVEL is prevented from continuing with the promotion or the integrity and/or feasibility of the promotion is undermined by any event beyond the control of STA TRAVEL, including, but not limited to, fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, infection by computer virus, unauthorized intervention, breakdown in equipment, technical failures or other cause not reasonably within the control of STA TRAVEL, STA TRAVEL shall have the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the promotion without any further obligation.

18.  STA TRAVEL, its directors, officers, employees and assignees, will not be held liable for any claim arising from the prize.

19.  A person who is not a party to this Agreement has no right to enforce or enjoy the benefit of this Agreement.

20.  The laws of Singapore will apply to these Terms and Conditions. In case of a dispute, the courts of Singapore will have non-exclusive jurisdiction.