Win a 17 night trip to discover Australia’s Explorer’s Way

Your chance to experience the adventure of a lifetime

Return flights for two people London – Darwin / Adelaide – London with Malaysia Airlines * 2 night’s accommodation in Darwin * 13 night’s rental of a Britz Venturer Motorhome * 2 night’s accommodation in Adelaide

Let any man lay the map of Australia before him, and regard the blank upon its surface, and then let me ask him if it would not be an honourable achievement to be the first to place foot in its centre.” – John McDouall Stuart, explorer and pioneer

Wilpena Pound sunset, Flinders Ranges South Australia ©SATC Photographer

To celebrate the launch of the London Heathrow to Darwin route on 31 October, Malaysia Airlines is collaborating with Travelbag to offer readers the chance to enjoy the stunning vistas of Australia’s Northern Territory and South Australia with its naturally beautiful topography by cruising Explorers’ Way in a Britz Venturer motorhome.

Driving Explorer’s Way ©Tourism NT

Explorer’s Way is an epic drive along the Stuart Highway extending from Northern Territory’s capital Darwin to Adelaide in South Australia, passing through some of the most untamed country in Australia along the route of explorer John McDouall Stuart. The 3,016 km outback journey passes from ancient mountain ranges and arid cattle stations of the Barkly region to the impressive Nitmiluk National Park and lush wetlands of the northern tropics. Once you cross into South Australia, you can view an underground church and stay in a underground hotel; eat feral food in a town with a population of only two; explore the fossil laden Flinders Ranges; dig for opals, stargaze, swim with dolphins, hike and wildlife spot, and that’s even before enjoying world class wines and sumptuous cuisine made from the freshest local produce. You will drive past striking natural attractions, historic outback pubs and towns brimming with culture and activity. Along the route, you can see many of Stuart’s ‘discoveries’ including Chambers Pillar, Finke River and Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles).

To read all about the Explorer’s Way Drive click here…

Britz Venturer

What better way to travel along Explorer’s Way than by motorhome – allowing you the freedom to stop and stay when and wherever you like. Ideal for the traveller that enjoys the adventure of the open road, coupled with all the necessary chattels of a small home on wheels, the Britz Venturer is the ultimate in comfort travel for two people. With flexible and spacious bed configurations allowing for a double or two singles, a nifty exterior slide out BBQ to get a true feel for Australian outdoor living, LCD and DVD player, toilet and shower facilities all on board, it offers a real home away from home experience to truly soak up your outback experience. With the added benefit of Britz customers getting a 10% off Big4 Holidays Parks, you can plan to stay in some of the best camping grounds throughout Australia and save money. ‘Britzing Australia’ is definitely the way to go.

Malaysia Airlines - A380

When Malaysia Airlines launches its route to Darwin, they will be offering some of the best UK connections to Australia (via Kuala Lumpur) serving seven destinations across the country. Travel in comfort on board Malaysia Airlines’ latest A380 aircraft with a quick transit in Kuala Lumpur to complete the journey in style on the latest Boeing 737. Throughout the flight experience, passengers will benefit from spacious cabins, state-of-the-art on-demand entertainment and traditional Malaysian Hospitality from the award-winning cabin crew. Malaysia Airlines’ generous baggage allowance means that those travelling from the UK to the other side of the world can go well prepared with up to 30kg in economy class, 40kg in business class and 50kg in first class. Furthermore, as a member of the oneworld alliance, passengers can earn and redeem frequent flyer points for future use across the network.

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For your chance to win this trip of a lifetime simply enter your name, e-mail address, telephone number and answer to the following question in the form below

What is the start date of the Malaysia Airlines’ service between London Heathrow and Darwin in Australia?

a: 31st October
b: 30th November
c: 31st December

Terms and Conditions

  • The prize is a return flights for two people London – Darwin / Adelaide – London with Malaysia Airlines • 2 night’s accommodation in Darwin • 13 night’s rental of a Britz Venturer Motorhome • 2 night’s accommodation in Adelaide.
  • The prize will be won by the first entrant with the correct answer whose name is drawn at random.
  • Winners will be notified within seven days of closing by telephone or email as provided within competition entry. Only three attempts will be made to contact the winner, each on a different day. If direct contact is not made with the selected competition entrant for any reason within twenty four hours of the last attempt or the selected winner is unwilling or unable to comply with these rules, they will thereby forfeit the Prize and another entry will be selected.
  • Entries must be received no later than 17th November 2013.
  • The prize is subject to availability.
  • The prize must be claimed within 21 days of notification of the win.
  • Cash alternatives are not available.
  • The prize is non-transferable.
  • The competition is open to UK Residents only and entrants must be aged 21 years or over.
  • The winner and the guest must hold a valid UK or EU passport and a full driving license
  • The prize is for 2 people travelling together and sharing a room.
  • The flights are economy class and include taxes and surcharges.
  • The winner is responsible for all additional costs not specified in the prize. These costs include petrol, food, meals, visas, health insurance, travel to and from UK airports and incidental expenses.
  • The winner must travel with insurance cover which includes personal accident, medical expenses and repatriation.
  • The prize must be booked before 01 March 2014 and is subject to availability.
  • Travel must commence before 01 October 2014 and exclude the following dates: 19 December 2013-28 February 2014, 10-30 April and 20 July-10 September 2014.
  • The winner agrees to take photographs of the trip and produce a written account which can be written with the assistance of a journalist.
  • The winner agrees to details and publicity photographs associated with this prize to be shown on the websites of AboutMyGeneration and the prize sponsors.
  • The prize may be amended if events occur outside of the sponsors’ control.
  • Only one entry per household.
  • The prize can only be delivered to a UK address.
  • Entry excludes employees of associated companies and agencies and anybody professionally connected with the promotion.
  • The Editor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • The winner’s address will be passed to a third party, but only for the purpose of delivering the prize.
  • Entry to the draw denotes acceptance of these conditions.
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