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‘Rydges, all wrapped up’ – Rydges Hotels & Resorts

Terms & Conditions

1. The promoter: Rydges Hotels & Resorts Pty Ltd (“the Promoter”). The competition is open to residents of Australia aged 18 years or over. Employees of the Promoter and agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter the competition, as are their immediate families.

2. This is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winner. Each entry will be individually judged by the Promoter, based upon individual creative merit. All entries must be an independent creation by the entrant and free of any claims that they infringe any third party rights. Entries must not have been published previously and/or have been used to win prizes in any other competitions.

3. To enter, entrants must comment on one of the twelve competition posts, tagging one other Instagram user, and explaining why they deserve Rydges all wrapped up under their Christmas tree this year. To be eligible, the individual must submit the requirements within the following seven days after the post’s upload. The entrant must follow the @Rydgehotels account to be eligible.

4. The competition period commences on the 1st December 2022, 00:00 AEDT. Entries close 31st December 2022, 11:59 AEDT. After this date and time no further entries to the competition will be permitted. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

5. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition, these terms and conditions or any prize without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the Promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition or prizes will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the Promoter.

6. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant submitting an entry which, in the opinion of the Promoter, includes objectionable content, including but not limited to profanity, nudity, potentially insulting, scandalous, inflammatory or infringing or defamatory images or language. The Promoter’s decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

7. The Promoter may, at its absolute discretion, disqualify any entrant and declare any or all entries made by an entrant invalid if an entrant:

i. Tampers with the entry process, including use of any automated entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permit the entrant to automatically enter repeatedly; or
ii. Tampers with the operation of the promotion or web site or found to be using multiple aliases, household addresses or email addresses; or
iii. Acts in a disruptive, illegal or improper manner; or
iv. Fails to establish their entitlement to enter the promotion to the Promoter’s reasonable satisfaction; or
v. Fails to produce items as required or produces items that, in the Promoter’s opinion, are illegible, stolen, forged, reconstructed, altered, incomplete or tampered with in any way; or
vi. Breaches these Conditions of Entry.

8. All entries become and remain the property of the Promoter and agencies associated with this competition. Each entrant hereby assigns to the Promoter all copyright and other intellectual property rights in their entry and all materials and content submitted to the Promoter as part of their entry.

9. The prize is non-transferable and non-redeemable for cash. Any attempt to resell or auction all or any part of this prize will result in an immediate cancellation of the prize. Prize cannot be exchanged for another itinerary. In the event that, for any reason whatsoever, a winner does not take an element of the prize at the time stipulated by the Promoter then that element of the prize will be forfeited by the winner and cash will not be awarded in lieu of that element of the prize.

10. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute any component of the prize for an itinerary of equal value at their discretion.

11. Prize cannot be gifted to other persons in lieu of the winner not being able to travel. Should the winner not be able to complete all aspects of the prize within the period of prize validity, the remaining items shall be forfeited without any replacement for their value.

12. It is the winner’s personal responsibility to ensure that they have relevant and suitable travel insurance and valid documentation, including but not limited to, valid passports, visas, and health requirements, 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 winner.

13. There are twelve (12) prizes available, to a maximum value of $10,200.00 AUD. Prize values are accurate as at 29th November 2022. Prizes include:

  • One night’s accommodation at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, Bacchus decadent four course tasting menu per adult plus complimentary glass of bespoke Bacchus Red or White wine on arrival, buffet breakfast per person on the morning of departure, valet parking for one vehicle, late checkout of 1pm.


  • Two-night’s accommodation in a Lake View Suite at Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown, daily Breakfast for two in Bazaar Restaurant, Free Parking, two (2x) Kawarau Bridge Bungy Jump entries.


  • One (1x) One night stay at Rydges World Square with a complimentary upgrade to Executive King Room, Breakfast for two, 3 Course Dinner in Amber Restaurant for 2, Bottle of Jade Estate wine on arrival, 2 x Sydney Brewery Tasting Paddle, 2 x Gold Class Cinema tickets.


  • One Night Stay at Rydges Formosa Golf Resort in a Deluxe King Villa, breakfast for two, two arrival welcome drinks, one arrival antipasto platter, a Formosa golf experience (2x), including cart/club hire.


  • Two nights’ accommodation at Sails Port Macquarie by Rydges in a water view king room, daily Buffet Breakfast in Boathouse Bar & Restaurant, scenic helicopter flight departing from lawn (weather dependent), 1pm late check out *subject to availability, bookings required 4 days prior at minimum.


  • Two nights’ accommodation at Rydges Latimer Christchurch in an Executive Premier Room, room service one morning and buffet breakfast one morning, parking, late checkout, 2 x Cocktails on arrival with platter, Dinner – champagne trolley, 3 course prix fixe and Archie Brothers Arcade tab (arcade games, food and cocktails available)


  • Two Night Stay at Rydges Newcastle, complimentary Upgrade to a King Harbour Side suite. *Subject to availability, buffet Breakfast for two, overnight valet parking, welcome bottle of Jade Estate, $100 Dinner Voucher in Wharf 350, 12 Noon Checkout- *Subject to availability.


  • Two night stay at Rydges Perth King Square in an Executive Room with breakfast for 2 daily, bottle of bubbles + antipasto platter + Popcorn on arrival, Moonlight Outdoor Cinema Connoisseur Lounge tickets x 2 in Kings Park + Parking + Late check out of 1.00pm.


  • One night stay at Powerhouse Tamworth Hotel by Rydges in a Powerhouse King Room, Local distillery inspired cocktail on arrival, 2 course dinner in the Workshop Kitchen, Breakfast included, A copy of Gourmet Traveller magazine, Late checkout, Complimentary access to the Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum.


  • One night stay at Rydges Sydney Central, breakfast for two, Sydney Brewery Tour + Sydney Brewery Merch pack for 2, $100 Sydney Brewery credit, parking, Bottle of Jade Estate wine on arrival & 2 x Gold Class Cinema tickets.


  • Two Nights at Rydges Mackay Suites in a One Bedroom Suite, Mackay Tropical Escape Package (Welcome Drink per person, Sunrise Beach tour with the Wallabies, One Hour guided tour of Sarina Sugar Shed with Tastings & a cheese platter, Full day adventure experience to the Mackay Islands with snorkelling, paddleboarding, lunch & snacks, Suitable for 2 people), plus complimentary parking at hotel.


  • Two night stay at Rydges Pit Lane in a Track View Room including breakfast for 2, Hot Lap in a Mustang or Holden V8 around The Bend for one, F&B voucher to the value of $100.

14. Any additional spending money, flights, meals, insurance, taxes, passports, visas, travel insurance, extra accommodation, items of a personal nature, inoculations, travel to and from departure point, and all other ancillary costs are the responsibility of the winner. Unless expressly stated, all other expenses become the responsibility of the winner. Each prize must be taken as stated and no compensation will be payable if a winner is unable to use the prize as stated.

15. The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential loss) or for personal injury which is suffered or sustained, in connection with this competition and the prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by laws.

16. The prize is subject to availability as determined by the Promoter and valid for redemption from 3rd January 2023 – 3rd January 2026. Blackout periods may apply at designated hotels that the prize is redeemed towards.

17. Entries will be judged by the Promoter on 2nd January 2023 and the winners will be contacted via Instagram Direct Message.

18. If the winners cannot be contacted or do not claim the prize within 48 hours of notification, then the prize will be forfeited by the winner and a new winner will be selected by the Promoter. The promoter will only notify prize winners.

19. The Promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

20. By entering this competition, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

21. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.

22. The winners agree to the use of their name and image in any Promoter publicity material, as well as the use of their entry by the Promoter and its related bodies corporate in any way in connection with their business. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be collected, used and stored by the Promoter in accordance with its Privacy Policy: https://www.rydges.com/privacy-policy/

23. The Promoter is Rydges Hotels and Resorts Pty Ltd, 478 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000, ABN 48 050 035 268

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