Terms and Conditions:

Welcome to the Travel Insurance Direct (TID) (ABN: 30 121 659 470) competition in partnership with The Daily Aus (ABN: 19 636 427 408). By participating in this competition, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Please read them carefully before entering.

The competition organiser/promoter of this competition is The Daily Aus (TDA), Surry Hills, Sydney.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Instagram.


This competition is open to Australian residents only. Employees of TID, The Daily Aus, and their immediate families are not eligible to enter.

Entry requirements:
To enter, participants must follow @tidaustralia and @thedailyaus on Instagram and tag their friends who would make great travel buddies in separate comments. Each comment constitutes one entry. Multiple entries are allowed, but each tag must be in a separate comment.

Competition period:

The competition commences on 3 November 2023 at 6:00 am AEST and closes on 17 November 2023 at 11:59 pm AEST. Any entries received after the closing time will not be considered.


The prize consists of 2x $500 eGift Cards for the winner and their travel buddy. The eGift Cards can be used for a range of major travel providers and leading retailers as listed below. The prize is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.

The eGift Cards can be redeemed at Accor Hotels, Adore Beauty, Adrenaline, Airbnb, Amart Furniture, Amazon.com.au, Angus & Coote, Apple Gift Card, Appliances Online, ASOS, Australian Cancer Research Foundation, Aveda, Barbeques Galore, BCF, Best Beauty & Wellness, Best Restaurants, Betta Home Living, Beyond Blue, Big W, Bonds, BP, Bunnings, BWS, Catch.com.au, City Beach, Coles, Cotton On, Country Road, Dan Murphy’s, David Jones, DoorDash, Drummond Golf, dusk, EB Games, eBay, EG Ampol, endota spa, Estée Lauder, Event Cinemas, Foot Locker, Forever New, Freedom, Global Hotel, GoCatch, Goldmark, Google Play, Gourmet Traveller, H&M, Habitat For Humanity Australia, Harris Farm, Harvey Norman, Hello Fresh, Hey You, Hotelgift, Hotels.com, Hoyts Cinema, IKEA, iSubscribe, Jo Malone, Kathmandu, Kmart, Kobo, Kogan.com, La Mer, Laubman & Pank, Lifeline Australia, Lorna Jane, Luxury Escapes, MAC by Myer, MAC Cosmetics, Macpac, Michael Hill, MIMCO, Myer, Nine West, Oakley, OPSM, Optus Mobile Recharge, Pandora, Platypus Shoes, Priceline, Prouds The Jewellers, rebel, RedBalloon, Rip Curl, Roblox, Seed, Sephora, Sheridan, Sony Playstation Network, Spend With Us, Star Car Wash, Starlight Children’s Foundation, Strandbags, Streamotion, Sunglass Hut, Supercheap Auto, Target, Temple & Webster, THE ICONIC, The Orangutan Project, Ticketmaster, Total Tools, Trenery, Uber, Uber Eats, Village Cinemas, Vodafone Mobile Recharge, Weber, Webjet, Witchery, Woolworths and Xbox.

The list of brands is accurate at the time of publication. 

Winner selection and notification:

The winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries received during the competition period. The winners will be notified via DM from the verified @thedailyaus Instagram account only. If a winner cannot be contacted or does not claim their prize within 7 days, the prize will be forfeited, and a new winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries.

Prize delivery:

TDA will provide the two email addresses of the winners to Travel Insurance Direct (TID), who will arrange for the eGift Cards to be sent within 5 business days. TID is not responsible for any technical issues, including but not limited to email delivery failure, which may delay or prevent the eGift Card from being received by the winners.


Participants agree that TID, The Daily Aus, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, and agents shall not be liable for any loss, damage or injury whatsoever arising from participation in this competition or from the awarding, acceptance or use of the prize. TID reserves the right to cancel or modify the competition at any time without prior notice.

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