THIS CONTEST HAS ENDED AND THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED THIS TUESDAY (6/11/13) AT 10AM AWST!

Eligibility of Entry:
Entry is open to all residents worldwide aged between eighteen (18) years of age and thirty-five (35) years of age at time of entry (‘Eligible Entrants’). Employees of Contiki Vacations/Contiki Holidays or any of its sister brands are not eligible.

Prize
Contiki‘s “11 day Outback Adventure Tour” for 1 person valued up to $1,735 AUD. Tour includes 10 nights multi-share accommodation, 14 meals, sightseeing of major cities and a professional Tour Manager and Driver team. For detailed information about the Outback Adventure trip, please visit Contiki’s website. The winner can choose to either depart from Alice Springs or from Darwin for this Contiki tour.

How To Enter
Eligible entrants can enter the contest by following the below steps:
1. “Like” The Carpe Diem Couple’s Facebook page.
2. Post a video (30 seconds or less) to The Carpe Diem Couple’s Facebook page on why you want to be an Outback Adventurer and win a trip to the Northern Territory in Australia. After posting your video share it with everyone and gain as much support as possible (the more “Likes” your video receives the better).
3. Fill out and submit the form below

The above 3 steps all must be completed in order to be eligible to win. Please note by entering this contest you agree to the Terms & Conditions below.

Competition Period
- The Contest entry period begins Friday, May 24, 2013 at 9:00AM AWST and ends Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 9:00AM AWST.
- Judging period begins on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 10:00AM AWST and ends Monday, June 10, 2013 at 8:00PM AWST.
- Winner will be announced on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 10:00AM AWST.

Judging
Judging will be based on the below criteria:
- The amount of  “Likes” your video receives
– Creativity
– Originality

Ultimately the video that BLOWS The Carpe Diem Couple away will win!

How This Contest Came into Fruition!
In 2001 Alisa went on a Contiki trip around Europe and little did she know that trip was about to change her life. On her European Highlights trip she met amazing people, saw beautiful landscapes and viewed the world differently…she officially had the “travel bug.” 10 years after that trip she and her husband, Mike, quit their corporate New York City jobs and began their life of traveling as The Carpe Diem Couple. They lived on the beautiful island of St. John in the Caribbean for a year and loved every second of it. In November 2012 they traveled Down Under and are currently backpacking around the country!

Last month Alisa entered Tourism Australia’s contest to win one of six Best Jobs in the World. Out of 600,000 entries 150 were chosen, and Alisa was one of the 25 finalists for the Outback Adventurer job. She  spent two weeks gaining as much support as possible. She was written up in newspapers, gained more than 2,300 Like’s on her Facebook Campaign page, received Bindi Irwin’s support on Twitter and gained support from CONTIKI!

Unfortunately, Alisa did not make it to the top 3 finalists, however, she did receive a sponsorship from Contiki! They have sponsored an 11 Day Outback Adventure Contiki tour for this contest. The Carpe Diem Couple believes in “Paying It Forward” and wants to make someone else’s dreams come true! With Contiki’s support, The Carpe Diem Couple has created a contest to give  away the 11 Day Outback Adventure Contiki Tour (valued up to $1,735). Alisa is grateful to have Contiki’s support. They helped change her life and she wants to do the same for someone else.

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Terms & Conditions

  • The 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.
  • Entrants must be aged between 18-35 (inclusive). Proof of age will be required at time of booking.
  • Eligible Entrants must have their own Facebook Account to participate in this contest.
  • Eligible Entrants may only submit ONE (1) entry into The Contest.
  • The video entry must not reference illegal activity, sexual activity, self-mutilation or violent acts. Eligible Entrants that submit a Task that references one or more of acts will be disqualified from the competition.
  • Winner must book directly with Contiki Holidays Prize Winners department and not a travel agent.
  • Entrants must have a Facebook account and be logged in to that account in order to enter The Contest. Eligible Entrants will then need to ‘Like’ The Carpe Diem Couple’s page before being able to enter.
  • Entrants must fill out and submit the information requested on this page to be eligible to win
  • Entrants must create a video that is 30 seconds or less and post it to The Carpe Diem Couple’s Facebook page to be eligible to win
  • Winner will be selected based on number of “Likes” and other support that the video receives as well as the content of the video. The final decision will be at the sole discretion of The Carpe Diem Couple.
  • The Major Prize consists of Contiki ‘s 11 day Outback Adventure tour for 1 person valued up to $1735.
  • Tour includes 10 nights multi-share accommodation, 14 meals, sightseeing of all major cities and an experience and professional Tour Manager and Driver team.
  • Airfares are not included in the prize and are the responsibility of the winner.
  • Transportation to and from the start and end points are not included. It is the winner’s responsibility to arrange their transport to meet with the tour. However, winner can choose whether they would like their Contiki tour to depart from Alice Springs or Darwin.
  • Total prize pool value is up to $1735. Prizes, or any unused portion of a prize, are not transferable or exchangeable and not redeemable for cash.
  • Additional spending money, additional meals, taxes, insurance,  vaccinations, transport to and from departure point, additional transfers, items of a personal nature, in-room charges and all other ancillary costs are not included and are the winner’s responsibility unless otherwise stated.
  • Contiki strongly recommends that all prize winners purchase adequate travel insurance from a reputable travel insurance provider.
  • The prize is subject to tour availability and conditions. The trip is valid for travel UP UNTIL 18 December 2013 only.
  • The final travel date must be confirmed to Contiki by 30 June 2013 otherwise the prize will no longer be valid and will be forfeited. Extension cannot be issued. The winner must email Alisa Messeroff from The Carpe Diem Couple their final travel dates by 6pm AWST on Sunday, June 23, 2013.
  • Prize is subject to availability and booking and cancellation conditions apply as per the Contiki Australia and New Zealand 2013/14 brochure.
  • Employees of Contiki Holidays or any of its sister brands are not eligible to enter.
  • By entering The Contest, Eligible Entrants will be automatically opted in to receive newsletters and emails from The Carpe Diem Couple.
  • The Winner agrees to keep a short journal while on their Contiki tour and within 2 weeks after going on the tour the winner will email thecarpediemcouple@gmail.com with a blog post and images from the 11 Day Outback Adventure experience, which will then be posted on TheCarpeDiemCouple.com website.