Win a JW Marriott Thai Beachfront Escape. Valued at $3049.

By entering The Home Thai Beachfront Escape Competition, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:


1.1 Information on how to enter forms part of the terms of entry. Entry into the promotion is deemed acceptance of these conditions of entry.


2.1 Subject to clause 2.2 entry is open to all residents of Australia only.

2.2 Directors, management, employees and their immediate families of AussieCommerce Group, and their associated agencies and companies are not eligible to enter. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de-facto spouse, child or step-child (whether by natural or by adoption), parent, step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister or first cousin.


3.1 The competition commences on Friday, 18 April 2014 at 10:00AM (AEDT) and concludes on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 at 11:59PM (AEDT) (“the Competition Period”). All entries must be received before Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at 11:59PM.

3.2 To be eligible to enter customers must have spent $100 or more in one transaction during the competition period. If a credit is being used, the total spend after the credit has been applied must be over $100. Customers can enter as many times as they like as long as a purcahse of $100 or more is placed.

3.3 To enter the competition customers must - Complete the entire official feedback form, hosted on The Home website and, made available to customers after an eligible purchase ( The entry form is in the form of a feedback survey and completing it includes: - Filling in all required fields - Describing in 30 words or less how The Home can most improve (this may include but is not limited to customer service tips, new product ideas, website functionality, or shipping and postage improvements).

This competition is a game of skill, and chance plays no part in the results of this competition. Entries will be judged on the basis of feedback thoughtfulness & usefulness. Judges decision is final and negotiations will not be entered into.

3.3 The time of entry will, in each case, be the time that the entry is received via the competition platform by The Home promoters.

3.4 The Promoter, its agents, affiliates or representatives will not be liable for any lost, late or misdirected entries.

3.5 Incomprehensible and incomplete entries will be deemed invalid.

3.6 Entrants (including winners) in the competition may enter as many times as possible, however only one prize per person will be awarded.

3.7 All entrants will receive a $50 voucher to use on a holiday package on This voucher will expire 24th June 2014. Vouchers will be emailed to all entrants on or after 24 April and are limited to one voucher per person, despit emultiple entries to the competition.


4.1 Each entrant who has entered the competition over the Competition Period and registered all details in accordance with clauses 2 and 3 will be entered into the official judging. First round of judging will take place at The Home, Level 2, 33 York Street, Sydney 2000 Australia on Thursday 24 April 2014 at 10:00AM AEDT.

4.2 There will be one (1) round of judging to determine one (1) winner.

There will be one (1) major prize winner chosen at the promoter’s discretion, as per clause 3.2 and 3.3 of these terms. The winner (once contacted) must be confirmed as a resident of Australia.

4.3 The Promoters’ decision in relation to any aspects of the competition is final and the Promoters will not enter into any correspondence regarding the result.

4.4 It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winners may be required to sign a legal release in a form determined by the Promoters in its absolute discretion.

4.5 Entries not completed in accordance with these terms and conditions will not be considered valid and will not be included in the judging process. Indecipherable or incomplete entries will be deemed invalid.

4.6 The Promoters reserve the right to request winners to provide proof of identity, proof of residency at the nominated prize delivery address and/or proof of entry validity (including phone bills) in order to claim the prize. Proof of identification, residency and entry considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.

4.7 The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entry which, in the opinion of the Promoters, includes objectionable content, profanity, potentially insulting, inflammatory or defamatory statements, disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process, who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these terms and conditions or entry, or who has, in the opinion of the Promoters, engaged in conduct in entering the promotion which is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the promotion and/or Promoters. The Promoters reserve the right to disqualify a winner if the Promoters become aware that the winner and/or the winner’s entry is of a type described in this clause.

4.8 The major prize winner will be notified via email and/or telephone on Thursday, 24 April 2014. The winner will need to respond and accept the prize.

4.9 Subject to any directions given, an unclaimed prize judging will take place at Level 2, 33 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000 on Friday 16 May 2014 at 10:00AM AEDT. The new winner will be notified via email and/or telephone.


5.1 One (1) winner in Australia will win the following: A JW Marriott Thai Beachfront Escape (Eight Nights for Two Adults, and up to Two Kids 11 years and under, in a Deluxe Pool View Room at the Five Star JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort) worth $3035. Includes Daily Cooked Buffet Breakfasts, Two x Three Course Dinners and 8x Massage Treatments to share. Valid for stays up until 1 November 2015 (bookings must be made before 30 August 2015).

High Season Surcharge of AUD$85 per room per night applies between 1 November 2014 to 19 December 2014 and 11 January 2015 to 31 March 2015. Peak Season Surcharge of AUD$400 per room per night is payable for stays between 20 December 2014 to 10 January 2015

The prize is valued at AU$3035.00

5.2 Prizes cannot be transferred, exchanged or redeemed for cash. In the event that the winner does not take the prize as offered in the time stipulated, then the prize will be forfeited by the winner and cash will not be awarded in lieu of the prize. Prizes must be taken as offered and cannot be varied. All elements of the prize must be taken together. Any unused portion of the prize is not-transferrable, non-refundable and non-redeemable for other goods or services and cannot be taken to cash.

5.3 The Promoters accept no responsibility for any variations in the value of the prize as quoted in these terms and conditions. In the event that the prize components as listed cannot be offered at the time of fulfilment at the fault of the promoter, a replacement prize will be offered of equivalent value (at the combined discretion of the promoters).

5.4 In participating in the prizes, the winner agrees to participate and co-operate as required in all editorial activities relating to the promotion, including but not limited to being interviewed and photographed. The winner grants the Promoters a perpetual and non-exclusive licence to use such footage and photographs in all media worldwide and the winner will not be entitled to any fee for such use.

5.5 The winner agrees that they will not sell or otherwise provide their story and/or photographs to any media or other organisation.

5.6 The winner must, on request by the Promoters, be able to provide evidence which, to the reasonable satisfaction of the Promoters, demonstrates that the winner is an eligible entrant (as per clauses 2.1, 2.2) and has complied with these terms and conditions.


6.1 The Promoters shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with any prize/s except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law. Neither are the Promoters responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, either caused by the entrant or for any of the equipment or programming associated with, or utilised in this competition, or for any technical error, or any combination thereof that may occur in the course of the administration of this competition, including any omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line or telephone, mobile or satellite failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, or alteration of, entries, and reserves the right to take any action that may be available.

6.2 If for any reason, this competition is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Promoters, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this promotion, the Promoters reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, take any action that may be available and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition subject to any written directions given under State Legislation.

6.3 Except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, the Promoters (including it officers, employees and agents) excludes all liability (including negligence) for any personal injury or loss or damage (including loss of opportunity) whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the promotion, including but not limited to, where arising out of the following:

a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter’s control);

b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference;

c) any entry or prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether on not after receipt by the Promoters) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoters.

d) any variation in prize value to that stated in these conditions of entry;

e) any tax liability incurred by a winner or entrant;

f) the broadcast of any program relating to the competition or the publication of any material, including statements made by any compere, staff member, journalist, other entrants or any other person; and/or

g) Participation in the prize.

6.4 Once prizes have left the Promoters’ premises, the Promoters and their associated agencies take no responsibility for prizes damaged, delayed or lost in transit.

6.5 The Promoters reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who the Promoters have reason to believe has breached any of these conditions, or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct calculated to jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the promotion. The Promoters’ legal rights to recover damages or other compensation from such an offender are reserved.


7.1 To provide you with this promotion, the Promoters need to collect personal information about you. If you do not provide the information requested, the Promoters may not be able to provide you with the promotion entry.

7.2 Each entrant agrees, that subject to the Privacy Act, the Promoters or its agents may do the following:

a) transfer personal information confidentially to the Promoters or other organisations that provide services in relation to this promotion;

b) disclose personal information to State and Territory lottery departments;

c) publish the winners’ names as required under applicable law; and/or

d) use the prize winners’ personal information in any media for publicity purposes associated with the promotion without any further payment or other compensation, unless the prize winner otherwise notifies the Promoters at the time of accepting the prize.

7.3 Entry details & submission ideas remain the property of the Promoters, and their related entities and are collecting the entrant's personal information for the purpose of conducting and promoting this competition (including but not limited to determining and notifying winners). The entrant may request access to his or her personal information emailing the The Home office


8.1 The Promoter is (ABN 31 153 920 533) of 33 York Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

8.2 This competition is a game of skill, and will be judged according to these terms and conditions. Judge’s discretion is final.

April 2014


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