Australian Embassy
Andorra and Equatorial Guinea

Social Media promotion


Etihad to Australia promotion terms and conditions


1.     Promoter

The AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY and Etihad Airways have organised a COMPETITION called ‘Etihad to Australia’ (herein after the ‘Promotion’).

2.      No association with Facebook

The promotion is not sponsored, endorsed or administered in any way by Facebook. Participants understand that they are providing their information to the Department of Public Diplomacy of the Australian Embassy in Spain and not to Facebook. The use of this information is subject to the privacy terms of conditions of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade -

3.      Scope and duration

The activity will cover all the Spanish territory.

The start date for the promotion will be 29 January 2019 and the end date will be 05 February 2019 at 23:59 hours.

4.      Aim

The aim of this competition is to reward one of the users commenting on the promotion post answering to the question “Are your adventurous? Which place in Australia would you like to flight to with Etihad Airways?”

5.      Eligibility:

The competition is open to:

  • Any person aged 18 years or over with legal residence in Spain who like the official Facebook page of the Australian Embassy in Spain, Andorra and Equatorial Guinea and who has a real user profile in Facebook.
  • Each entrant may submit an unlimited number of entries.

The competition is not open to:

  • Employees or immediate family members of the Australian Embassy in Spain, Andorra and Equatorial Guinea and Etihad Airways. For these purposes, ‘immediate family member’ includes parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin;
  • Any person under 18 years.

If the winner belongs to one of the categories excluded above, he/she will lose the right to receive the prize. The prize will go to the next person eligible to participate among the designated alternates.

6.     Prizes – General Conditions

The prize is two return tickets in the name of the winner and a companion in economy class. It is personal and non-transferable and will only be awarded to one winner. No cash, product or service alternative will be awarded in lieu of the stated prize.

The booking of the tickets must be done before 15 February 2019 and the trip must be completed before 30 November 2019 (July and August are excluded from this promotion). Tickets subject to availability.

Departure taxes and surcharges are not included in the prize and shall be paid by the winner.

The cost of accommodation, visas, passports and travel/medical insurances are not included in the prize. Meeting the requirements and costs associated with visas, passports, travel and medical insurance and accommodation are the responsibility of the travellers.

If the prize is not claimed within the specified time limit, the prize will be forfeited.

Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions or cash equivalents are permitted.

Prizes must not be sold or auctioned.

Travel dates may be subject to blackout periods and other restrictions.

If more than one ticket is offered, flights must be taken together.

Date or name changes are not permitted after the ticket is issued.

Tickets are not upgradeable.

Not applicable on codeshare flights.

The prize is only valid for Etihad return flights from Madrid to one of the following Australian cities (Melbourne/Sydney/Brisbane).

Any costs for onwards or connecting flights not included in the prize shall be booked through the Etihad Airways reservations or independently.

Once the winner is selected and contacted, flight booking and management will be done directly between the winner and Etihad Airways.

7.  Method of entry

The competition will take place on the official Facebook page of the Australian Embassy in Spain, Andorra and Equatorial Guinea.

Participants will need to: 

- Be/become fans of the Facebook page of the Australian Embassy in Spain, Andorra and Equatorial Guinea;

- ‘Like’ the promotion post;

- Answer the question asked on the post by commenting on it with an image (or link of an image) of a place they would like to visit in Australia.

  8.  Competition draw

The winner will be randomly drawn by a digital selection system such as (or similar) under the supervision of a consular officer with delegation granted by the Commonwealth Government of Australia to perform notarial acts.

One (1) winner name and two (2) alternates will be drawn.

9.- Notification to the winner

The winner will be notified via a comment on the same post as an answer to his/her own comment. If the winner fails to respond within 48 hours of the first notification, or declines the prize, a new winner will be picked from the alternates. In this event, the initial winner forfeits any right to the prize.

The winner should provide his/her personal data via private message.

The winner should provide a screenshot showing that he/she likes the page of the Australian Embassy in Spain, Andorra and Equatorial Guinea and the promotion post.

10. Reservations and limitations

The Australian Embassy intends for participants of the promotion to have equal opportunities and act strictly in good faith. Any abusive or fraudulent use of these terms and conditions will result in the disqualification of the participant.

The Australian Embassy is not liable for a winner’s provision of incorrect information preventing his/her identification.

The Australian Embassy reserves the right to cut short, extend, modify or cancel this promotion when exceptional circumstances that prevent its realisation are established. Exceptional circumstances shall be communicated to avoid any damage to the promotion participants.

The Australian Embassy is not liable for any delay, loss or damage not imputable to the Embassy. It is not liable for cases of force majeure that may prevent the winner to enjoy the prize totally or partially.

The Australian Embassy reserves the right to disqualify any user who defrauds, alters or renders inoperative the proper functioning and development of the promotion.

11. Adherence to the terms and conditions.

By entering this competition, participants agree with these terms and conditions. Any total or partial disagreement will result in the disqualification of the participant. The Australian Embassy shall be relieved of fulfilling its obligations under these terms and conditions with the disqualified participant.