The Ghan, Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions

Gold Competition with Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions

This competition is now closed.

Congratulations to K King of QLD.

You have won the ultimate rail adventure with Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions*.

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This amazing all-inclusive Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions for two, choosing a journey from The Ghan, Indian Pacific or Great Southern, includes:

  • Twin-share Gold Cabin accommodation (number of nights depends on winner's journey preference)

  • Dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant premium dining carriage

  • Wide choice of premium Australian wines, beers, base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages

  • Immersive off-train excursions and short stops available to enrich your journey, such as river cruises, camel treks, helicopter flights and cultural experiences

  • $1,000 Qantas Hotels voucher

  • $1,000 spending money (loaded onto the winner's Qantas Travel Money Card)

  • Return flights in Economy for two adults between the winner's nearest Australian capital city and the expedition's start and end-point.

The competition ends 19 February 2021, will be drawn on 25 February 2021 - and winners announced 1 March 2021. Prize travel is valid until 31 December 2022.

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About Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions

This amazing competition has been created to celebrate the first time Classic Reward Seats have been offered for journeys on the ground in partnership with iconic rail specialists, Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions.

Frequent Flyers now have an entirely new way to use Qantas Points for an incredible Australian adventure. Plus you can earn 1 Qantas Point per $1 spent on eligible Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions.

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Which journey would be your ultimate rail adventure?

The Ghan

Cross ancient, ever-changing outback terrain via the legendary train route through Australia's red centre. 

Indian Pacific

Take an epic and spectacular cross-continental route traversing ranges,deserts and goldfields, ocean to ocean.

Great Southern

Gaze upon wildlife, wild landscapes, Australia's capital and coastal wonders between Adelaide and Brisbane.

Important information

You must be a Qantas Frequent Flyer member to earn and redeem points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

Disclaimer: * Win a Golden Journey Competition Terms and Conditions: Promoter: Qantas Airways Limited (ABN 16 009 661 901) of 10 Bourke Road, Mascot, NSW 2020. Promotion Period: 12.01am on 28 January 2021 and closes at 11.59pm on 19 February 2021. Eligible Entrants: Qantas Frequent Flyer Gold members aged 18 and over and specifically targeted for this offer. Entry: Eligible Entrants must register via the link in the Qantas Frequent Flyer email - My Gold News 4th edition for one entry into the draw. Draw: 2.00pm on 25 February 2021 at MDSA, Level 17, 40 Mount Street, North Sydney NSW 2060. Prize: Journey Beyond Rail Expedition in a Twin Share Gold Cabin (winner’s choice of the Great Southern, The Ghan or Indian Pacific) with: All-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant; All-inclusive Australian wines, beers, base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages; All-inclusive Off Train Excursions and Short Stops; AU$1,000 Qantas Hotels voucher; AU$1,000 spending money loaded onto the winner’s Qantas Travel Money card; and Return flights in Economy with Qantas for two (2) adults, from the winners' nearest Australian capital city to the chosen Journey Beyond Rail Expedition start and end point. Flight associated taxes are included. Winner notification: By phone and in writing by email within two business days of the draw and their names will be published on qantas.com from 1 March 2021 for a period of 28 days and their names will be published in The Australian newspaper on 5 March  2021. The maximum total prize pool value is AU$10,117. View full terms and conditions. Authorised under NSW Permit No. NTP/01009, ACT TP21/00028 & SA Licence No.T21/24.

Disclaimer: ~ Earning Qantas Points: For bookings made from 9 December 2020, Qantas Frequent Flyer members can earn 1 Qantas Point per A$1 spent on Eligible Bookings. Eligible Bookings are Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions and Journey Beyond Rail Expedition Holiday Packages and exclude airfares packaged with a Journey Beyond Rail Expedition Holiday Package; bookings made with a promotional or discount code including staff, companion or Friends and Family discounts, travel industry discounts, trade and press familiarisations or prize winners; bookings of Groups and Charters (a Group is 10 guests or more travelling together on one booking. A Charter is when a dedicated train departure is booked by one group or organisation); and bookings made via a distribution partner who is already a participant in the Qantas Frequent Flyer program, including but not limited to Abercrombie & Kent, APT Luxury Travel,  Exclusive Travel Group, Intrepid Travel,  Luxury Escapes and Peregrine. To earn Qantas Points, a QFF member must make an Eligible Booking via journeybeyondrail.com.au and add their QFF details to the booking prior to the departure date. If you add additional QFF  members to the booking and include their QFF numbers, the total points amount will be split equally. For example, if the entire booking will earn 10,000 Qantas Points and you add two QFF members details, each member will earn 5,000 Qantas Points. Points will be credited to the relevant Frequent Flyer account within 8 weeks of the completion of the journey. Qantas Points will be awarded to you based on the final amount of the travelled booking, where a refund is applied after your return, the Qantas Points will be determined by the final amount paid less the refund. Qantas Points will not be earned on cancelled bookings. Journey Beyond Terms and Conditions apply. Journey Beyond reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time.

Disclaimer: # Using Qantas Points: From 9 December 2020, Qantas Frequent Flyer members will be able to redeem Qantas Points for Classic Rail Rewards on Eligible Rail Expeditions. Eligible Rail Expeditions are Gold Twin or Gold Single Cabins on Rail Expeditions excluding The Overland. Classic Rail Rewards can be redeemed using Qantas Points only.  (1) Qantas Points will be deducted in full at the time of booking. (2) Qantas Points will not be earned on Classic Rail Rewards. (3) Classic Rail Rewards can be booked online at Journey Beyond or by calling 1800 019642, the latter will be subject to a Reward Assistance fee of AU$35 inclusive of GST. (4) Classic Rail Rewards are subject to the fare rules of the Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions Everyday Fare in addition to the following:

  • Disclaimer: Classic Rail Rewards are fully refundable if you change your mind within 14 days of the completion of your booking. However, if you book within 45 days of the departure date and cancel the booking, you will not be eligible for a refund.
  • Disclaimer: There will be a cancellation fee of AU$200 or 25,000 Qantas Points per person if a booking is cancelled more than 14 days after booking and more than 45 days prior to departure. At the time of cancellation, you can choose how you wish to settle the cancellation fee.  
  • Disclaimer: When the fee of AU$200 per person is selected, this must be paid directly to Journey Beyond, prior to the full Qantas Points amount being credited to the QFF member’s account.  It may take up to 30 days for the Qantas Points to be credited to the Qantas Frequent Flyer account. 
  • Disclaimer: There will be a 100% cancellation fee for any booking that is cancelled less than 45 days prior to departure (you will not receive a refund in points).
  • Disclaimer: Changes to the travel date for Classic Rail Rewards bookings may be made by calling 1800 019642 up to 14 days prior to departure.  Changes are subject to the availability of the Classic Rail Rewards fare on the new travel date.  An amendment fee of AU$35 per booking (including GST) will be applicable. 

Disclaimer: Journey Beyond Terms and Conditions apply. Journey Beyond reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time.

Disclaimer: Departure Date before 31 March 2021: The following special fare rules apply for Classic Rail Reward departures up until and including 31 March 2021:

  • Disclaimer: Changes to the travel date for Classic Rail Rewards bookings may be made by calling the Journey Beyond Travel Centre on 1800 019642 up to 7 days prior to departure.  Changes are subject to the availability of the Classic Rail Rewards fare on the new travel date.  The amendment fee of AU$35 and reward assistance fee of AU$35 per booking (including GST) will not apply to these changes. 
  • Disclaimer: Classic Rail Rewards are fully refundable if you cancel the booking more than 7 days prior to departure, you will not be charged a cancellation fee and you will receive a full refund of your Qantas Points. It may take up to 30 days for the Qantas Points to be credited to the Qantas Frequent Flyer account.
  • Disclaimer: Changes cannot be made to the travel date for Classic Rail Rewards bookings within 7 days prior to departure. 
  • Disclaimer: There will be a 100% cancellation fee for any Classic Rail Rewards booking that is cancelled within 7 days prior to departure (you will not receive a refund in points). 
  • Disclaimer: For changes and cancellations inside 7 days of travel, if you can’t travel as a direct result of border closures or Government-imposed travel restrictions that directly impact your booking, the cancellation fee will be waived.

Disclaimer: Journey Beyond Terms and Conditions apply. Journey Beyond reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time.