FAQs

How do I enter the Win a $1 Million Dollar Travel competition?

For your chance to win you must find the code word printed in an Eligible Newspaper and enter it and your details on the same day at www.milliondollartravel.com.au. Only one entry will be eligible each day.

Entrants other than subscribers at the time of entry, must retain their original Eligible Newspaper(s) printed code word(s) for all entries as proof of purchase.

Can I enter the competition more than once?

Yes, you can enter once each day for up to 15 entries in the draw. A new code word will be published each day of the competition period, Saturday September 7, 2019 to Saturday September 21, 2019.

How long is the Win a $1 Million Dollar Travel promotion running in paper?

The competition commences on Saturday September 7, 2019 at 12:00am AEST and concludes on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:59pm AEST. That day’s code word must be entered online on the same day as published in an eligible newspaper.

Who can enter the promotion? Do I need to be 18 to enter?

The promotion is open to all residents of Australia, aged 18 years or older, who are a current subscriber or who purchases an eligible newspaper during the promotion period, excluding WA residents and employees or immediate families of Nationwide News Pty Ltd, TripADeal Pty Ltd and associated companies and agencies.

Which newspaper are part of the promotion?

Eligible newspapers are:
NSW: The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, Grafton Examiner, The Northern Star
VIC: Herald Sun, Sunday Herald Sun, Geelong Advertiser
QLD: The Courier-Mail, The Sunday Mail, Gold Coast Bulletin, Cairns Post, Townsville Bulletin, Toowoomba Chronicle, Sunshine Coast Daily, The Morning Bulletin, NewsMail, Daily Mercury, The Queensland Times, The Observer, Gympie Times, Warwick Daily, Fraser Coast Chronicle
SA: The Advertiser, Sunday Mail
NT: NT News, Sunday Territorian
TAS: The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian

When will the competition prizes be drawn?

The prize draws will take place on 26/09/2019 at 9:00am AEST by Engage Australia, Level 8, 56 Clarence St, Sydney NSW 2000. The winners will be drawn by Engage Australia by random computer selection.

What TripADeal prizes could I win?

There will be one (1) major winner and 294 minor prize winners.

  1. One (1) major prize winner will win One (1) x TripADeal travel voucher package valued at $1,000,000, subject to the conditions set out in these Terms and Conditions.
  2. 294 minor prize winners will each win one (1) x $500 TripADeal travel voucher package subject to these Terms and Conditions.

What does the Win a $1 Million Dollar Travel Prize consists of?

The $1,000,000 prize voucher package will be distributed to the winner using TripADeal travel vouchers. Twenty (20) x $10,000 TripADeal vouchers will be given to the winner on the 1st October of each year of the 5 year validity period. The winner is permitted to use these themselves, including by making bookings on behalf of family and friends, at their discretion.

How long is the $1 Million Dollar TripADeal Voucher valid for?

Each $10,000 TripADeal voucher will have a 12 month validity period, expiring on 30th September of each respective year, up to and including 30th September 2024, whereby the winner (or their nominee designated for use of the voucher) must use the $10,000 amount by the winner booking a package from www.tripadeal.com.au within 12 months of the date of issue of the voucher. Any unused value of the $10,000 voucher will be void if not used within such 12 month period.

Can I share the prize with family and friends?

Yes you can book travel for yourself and/or family and friends. The winner need not travel themselves if they choose.

When can I start using my prize?

The winner may book to travel on and from 1st October 2019, subject to availability.

What can I use TripADeal vouchers for?

Vouchers can be used to purchase travel like flights and accommodation, cruises and tours from the Promoter’s website: www.tripadeal.com.au.

How long are the $500 TripADeal Vouchers valid for?

Each voucher is valid for a period of 12 months from the date of issue. Prize vouchers expire on 30th September 2020. In the event a winner does not use a voucher by 30th September 2020, then the unused prize (or portion thereof, being the unused value of the voucher) at that date will not be refunded or credited to, and will be forfeited by the winner, and cash will not be awarded in lieu of the unused prize (or portion thereof).

How can I win a $500 daily prize?

The minor prizes, $500 TripADeal vouchers, will be drawn after the major prize, $1,000,000 worth of TripADeal vouchers. There will be a minor prize drawn for each day of the Promotional Period in relation to each Eligible Newspaper title which was published on that respective day. Each minor prize will be won by the first valid entry drawn from those entries submitted on a given day for a particular Eligible Newspaper.

Can I win more than one prize in the promotion?

Any winner of a draw (other than for South Australian residents) will be excluded from eligibility for subsequent draws. The major prize will be drawn first.

Can I trade in my prize for cash?

Prizes are non-transferable, cannot be redeemed for cash, and will expire if not used by the dates referred to prizes, or any unused portion of a prize, cannot be transferred, exchanges or redeemed for cash.

Does it cost to enter?

No, it does not cost anything to enter your details and the daily code word found in the corresponding newspaper at the www.milliondollartravel.com.au. Maximum one entry per day.

Do I need to keep a copy of my newspaper or proof of purchase?

Entrants, other than subscribers at the time of entry, must retain their original Eligible Newspaper(s) printed code word(s) for all entries as proof of purchase. Failure to produce the required code word(s) for all entries when requested may result in invalidation of ALL of an entrant’s entries and forfeiture of any right to a prize.

Where do I get the daily code word from?

Daily code words are available in a participating newspaper. Code words are not available by calling the helpline.

I live in a regional area and we don’t have a newspaper on a Sunday. Can I still enter on Sunday? What code word do I use?

Those entrants in a regional area without a Sunday publication are able to find the code word in the following newspapers on Sundays:

The Daily Telegraph The Sunday Telegraph
The Courier-Mail The Sunday Mail
Herald Sun Sunday Herald Sun
The Advertiser Sunday Mail
NT News Sunday Territorian
The Mercury Sunday Tasmanian
Geelong Advertiser Sunday Herald Sun
Gold Coast Bulletin The Sunday Mail
Cairns Post The Sunday Mail
Townsville Bulletin The Sunday Mail
Daily Mercury The Sunday Mail
The Morning Bulletin The Sunday Mail
The Observer The Sunday Mail
NewsMail The Sunday Mail
Fraser Coast Chronicle The Sunday Mail
Sunshine Coast Daily The Sunday Mail
The Gympie Times The Sunday Mail
Toowoomba Chronicle The Sunday Mail
Queensland Times The Sunday Mail
Warwick Daily News The Sunday Mail
Northern Star The Sunday Telegraph
The Daily Examiner The Sunday Telegraph
I have a digital subscription, can I view the code word via the Digital Print Edition?

Yes, digital subscribers can view the code word via the Digital Print Edition of The Eligible Newspapers. A link to the Digital Print Edition can be found on the website home pages.

I want to know more information about the competition, where can I get a copy of the terms and conditions?

You can find a copy of the full terms and conditions for the Million Dollar Travel promotion online at www.milliondollartravel.com.au or alternatively, by contacting News Limited on 1300 696 397 between 9:00am – 5:00pm.

I have a question that I can’t find an answer for in these FAQs. Who can I call to ask?

You can call the News Limited helpline: 1300 696 397 and one of the team will respond during business hours 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Contact Us: Helpline: 1300 696 397

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