STA TRAVEL x VISIT THE USA PRESENT:

Rhythm of the Streets

Last year we sent STA Travel Sounds artists Skinny Living to neighbourhoods around the USA to experience the music and surf culture of Oahu, explore Austin's food and live music venues, and find out what exactly gives New Orleans its soul.

Click on the hotspots on our first-of-a-kind interactive travel video below to see what went down in our exclusive three-part series, Rhythm of the Streets. Then, scroll down to enter our competition to WIN a 5-night trip to Honolulu, Hawaii for two.

Psst. Rotate your phone and turn your sound up for the best viewing experience.

 

Were you paying attention? Enter below to win a trip to Hawaii...

 

Retrace the rhythm... with these exclusive USA packages

Texas
The Rhythm of... Austin | Flights + Accommodation
Spend 3 nights in the 2* Days Inn University Downtown hotel in central Austin.

- Includes return flights to Austin departing Melbourne, but please enquire about other departure cities

- Based on two people sharing

- Selected dates from October to December

From $1,599
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New Orleans
The Rhythm of... New Orleans | Flights + Accommodation
- 3 nights in the Royal Saint Charles hotel 
- Includes return flights to New Orleans departing Melbourne, but please enquire about other depature airports

- Based on two people sharing

- Selected dates from October to December

From $1,699
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Hawaii
The Rhythm of... Hawaii | Flights + Accommodation
- Spend 5 nights at the Aqua Aloha Surf
- Includes return flights to Hawaii departing Melbournem but please enquire about other departure airports

- Based on two people sharing

- Selected dates from October to December

From $1,329
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USA

Adventure tours

BUSA
Southern Adventure
Culture vulture? Good - us too. In this whirlwind of a trip we'll get loaded with culture in New York city, historical in Washington D.C., right back to nature in Appalachia and the gorgeous Shenadoah National Park, and musical in Memphis... before just getting down on it in New Orleans, the home of soul, blues and Mardi Gras!
9 Days from $974
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Austin
Boot, Scoot and Blues
Take a venture to the deep south for 12 days of mouthwatering eats, bright lights, and music filled late nights. This trip will see you shimmying around the sights and delights of New Orleans, Nashville, Memphis and Austin to name just a few, with scooting and booting no doubt clogging up your Instagram feed from the start to the end of your trip.
12 days from $2,995
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Hawaii
Highlights of Hawaii | Maui & Big Island
Ready to take a step beyond the typical relaxing vacation? Well, Hawaii’s here for you. Enjoy the best of the islands without the hectic resort crowds. On Maui, spend time discovering this island paradise before shaking those hips at a luau. The last few days take you to Big Island (also known as Hawai’i) to heat up your vacation (literally!) with a visit to Volcanoes National Park. We never said Hawaii was for the faint of heart. 
8 days | From $3649 
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Win a trip to Hawaii: Competition Terms & Conditions

By entering the STA Travel Hawaii Competition, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:

 

  1. STANDARD CONDITIONS
     
    1.  Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these Conditions of Entry. Entry into this promotion is deemed acceptance of these Conditions of Entry.
    2. The Promoter is STA Travel Pty Ltd of Level 3, 6 Riverside Quay, Southbank, VIC, 3006 Australia. A.B.N 34004801512, NSW LTPS/18/25505, ACT TP 18/01181

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY – WHO CAN ENTER?
     
    1. Entry is free and open to Australian Passport Holders or Australian Permanent Residents only excluding residents of the Northern Territory. Must be 18 years of age or over to enter.
    2. Employees and immediate families of the Promoter and suppliers, providers and agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible 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. The Promoter, STA Travel Pty Ltd, reserves the right to request proof of residency at the stated address and identification for verification (to the Promoter's satisfaction in its discretion) before issuing the prize. Incomplete or incomprehensible entries will be deemed invalid. The Promoter's decision to disqualify an entry is final and no correspondence will be entered into. No responsibility will be taken for lost, late or misdirected entries.
  2. HOW TO ENTER
     
    1. The promotion commences 03 July 2018 at 20:00pm (AEST, Australian Eastern Standard Time) and concludes 31 July 2018 at 11.00pm (AEST, Australian Eastern Standard Time) (“the Promotional Period”).
    2. To be eligible to win, entrants must complete the competition form at http://www.statravel.com.au/rhythmofthestreets and provide their contact details during the promotion period.
    3. To enter the competition, participants must follow Clause 3, Sub Section 3.4

This competition is a game of chance, and winners will be selected randomly using www.random.org. Valid entries are defined in this competition as following Clause 3, Sub Sections 3.4 and 3.5.

  1. Entrants will be required to answer the competition question correctly and enter their details on the competition entry form found online at: http://www.statravel.com.au/rhythmofthestreets 
  2. One winner will be chosen at random from the entrants in a prize draw. The Promoter’s selection is final and the Promoter will not enter any correspondence regarding the decision.
  3. The decision is final and no negotiation or correspondence will be entered into.
  4. The Promoter, its agents, affiliates or representatives will not be liable for any lost, late or misdirected entries.
  5. Incomprehensible and incomplete entries will be deemed invalid.
  6. Entrants (including winners) in the competition can enter only once.

 

 

  1. HOW TO WIN
     
    1. Each entrant who has entered the competition over the Promotional Period, given the correct answer and registered their details in accordance with clauses 2 and 3 will be entered into the competition.
    2. The final winner will be chosen at random on www.random.org, by an STA Travel Marketing Department representative at 10.00am on 8 August 2018 at STA Travel, Level 3, 6 Riverside Quay, Southbank, Victoria, 3006.
    3. The winner will be notified in writing by email following the draw (within 24 hours).
    4. Their name and entry may be published on www.statravel.com.au and via our social networks following acceptance of the prize.
    5. Entrants can only enter in their own name. The Promoter, reserves the right to request proof of residency at the stated address and identification for verification (to the Promoter's satisfaction in its discretion) before issuing the prize. Incomplete or incomprehensible entries will be deemed invalid. The Promoter's decision to disqualify an entry is final and no correspondence will be entered into. No responsibility will be taken for lost, late or misdirected entries.
    6. Entrants may enter once during the Promotional Period.

 

  1. UNCLAIMED PRIZES
     
    1. If the prize remains unclaimed by 09 September 2018 (4 weeks following the prize notification email), the original winner forfeits the prize and will be advised in writing. In this event, the Promoter will award the unclaimed prize to the second drawn entry.
    2. The unclaimed prize draw will be made by an STA Travel Marketing Department representative at 10.00am on 10 September 2018 at STA Travel, Level 3, 6 Riverside Quay, Southbank, Victoria, 3006. The winner will be awarded to the second random entry generated by www.random.org
    3. The winner of the unclaimed prize draw will be contacted in writing by email, and may be published on www.statravel.com.au
    4. In the unlikely occurrence, the second drawn winner’s notification email is returned as undeliverable and a mobile phone number hasn’t been provided, the Promoter will re-draw until a valid winner has been contacted.

 

  1. PRIZE
    1. There will be one (1) Major Prize Winner. The Major Prize Winner will receive: 2 x Economy Return Flights into Honolulu, Hawaii, 5 nights’ accommodation and a choice of one activity.
    2. The total maximum prize is valued at $5,000.
    3. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the prize value. Prize, or any unused portion of the prize, is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
    4. Flights depart ex. Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane or Perth. Costs for other departure cities are not included, and the winner must arrange internal flights to one of these major departure points.
    5. The prize winner and accompanying travel companion must travel together at all times. The flight ticket and accommodation need to be issued in conjunction with each other and any variations to the planned travel will not be permitted.
    6. Further spending money, cost of additional accommodation, meals, travel taxes, travel insurance, passports, visas, transport to and from departure point and all other ancillary costs, as well as obtaining any of these, is the responsibility of the winner.
    7. Prize is for the Major Winner only.
    8. The Major Prize must be booked before 31 December 2018 for travel before 31 April 2019 otherwise it will be deemed to be forfeited by the winner.
    9. Travel blackout periods may apply to the air portion of the prize such as public holidays, school holidays and certain peak departure periods including last minute departures. Dates need to be agreed at time of booking, but advance booking is strongly recommended.
    10. One activity choice is included in the prize and is one of the following; Pearl Harbor Tour from Honolulu, Waianae Snorkel Cruise or Oahu Sunset Dinner & Show Cruise and is subject to availability. Any additional or associated costs will be at the cost of the winner.
    11. Once booked and issued, all terms, conditions, travel validity & changes are subject to the airline’s fare rules & charges for the applicable class of travel booked.
    12. Any changes to the itinerary by the Winner will be subject to standard fees & surcharges and will be the responsibility of the passenger. All components of the prize must be taken together or otherwise are deemed to be forfeited. Travel is subject to booking availability and blackout periods may apply.
    13. If the winners are unable to travel in accordance with the restrictions above, the winner shall be deemed to have forfeited the prize and an alternative winner may be chosen. If for any reason a winner drops out of the prize due to health or personal reasons, the Promoter has the right to select another winner subject to directions from a regulatory authority. The prize is for the winner and travel companion use only and in no way covers or includes support for any additional accompanying partner, family or friend. 
    14. In the event the competition prize expires, in no way will STA Travel Pty Ltd will be liable and therefore the prize will be deemed invalid.

 

  1. LIABLIITY

 

  1. In the event of war, terrorism, state of emergency, disaster or any other circumstance beyond the control of the Promoter, the Promoter reserves the right to either provide an alternative travel destination to the same value as the original prize or, subject to any applicable laws or written directions made under applicable legislation, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion.
  2. The Promoter is not responsible for any cancellation, delay or rescheduling of flights and any costs incurred as a result (including, without limitation, accommodation costs) will be the sole responsibility of the winner.
  3. The Promoter will 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 the prize except for any liability, which cannot be excluded by law. Winners are advised to consult their healthcare professional regarding recommended immunisations and/or health checks prior to travelling and to check for travel warnings and any perceived hazards with appropriate authorities, including www.dfat.gov.au. STA Travel highly recommends Travel Insurance is purchased prior to departure
  4. The Promoter will not be responsible for any incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information communicated in the course of or in connection with this promotion if the deficiency is occasioned by any cause outside the reasonable control of the Promoter including without limitation technical malfunctions or failures.
  5. If for any reason this promotion is not capable of running as planned because of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this promotion, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion subject to any written directions under applicable legislation. The Promoter also reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who the Promoter has 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 Promoter's legal rights to recover damages or other compensation from such an offender are reserved.
  6. The Promoter is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participants or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials in this promotion.

 

  1. PRIVACY

 

  1. All entries and any copyright subsisting in the entries become and remain the property of the Promoter, and may subsequently be edited and republished.
  2. The Promoter collects contact information about entrants in order to conduct the promotion and where appropriate award prizes and may also use the information to assist the Promoter in improving goods and services and to contact entrants in the future with special offers via any medium including email and commercial electronic messages. If you do not provide the information, you cannot participate.
  3. The Promoter may partner with third parties in order to conduct the Promotion and may use information collected via this Promotion to assist the third party to contact entrants in the future with any special offers via email. The Promoter will not share your personal information without consent.
  4. Each entrant agrees, that 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 and/or;
c) publish the winners’ names as required under applicable law;

 

  1. In accepting the Prize, the Winner agrees to participate and co-operate as required in all marketing activities relating to the promotion, including but not limited to being interviewed and photographed plus possible requests to post onto social media about the prize/trip. The winner grants the Promoters a perpetual and non-exclusive licence to use such footage and photographs in all media worldwide and the winner (and their travelling companions) will not be entitled to any fee for such use.