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Surf Your Way To A Free Holiday

New Travel Website: Surf Your Way To A Free Holiday

Surfing the Internet can now earn kiwis free travel around the world...

An innovative new travel web site launched today is offering New Zealanders the chance to win a free holiday every time they visit the web site, or one of its links.

In a first for New Zealand, will reward customer loyalty through regular prize draws. The more you surf the site - the more entries you have in daily, weekly, monthly and annual draws.

The new Internet venture - available only to New Zealanders and Australians - will give away more than $1.4 million in domestic and international travel every year.

Top prize is an annual giveaway of unlimited world air travel for 2, worth up to $120,000.

With links to many of the top web sites in New Zealand and beyond, is a one stop shop for travel as well as local and overseas news, shopping, entertainment, lifestyle and personal finance.

New Zealand's leading online travel agency group is the travel specialist behind the new venture.

Working in partnership with Air New Zealand and Ansett Australia, designed the new web portal as a novel way of assembling a variety of relevant and popular sites, all on one domain. Chief Executive Officer Greg Southcombe (right) says the travel prizes will have huge appeal.

"New Zealanders love the Internet, and they love to travel," he says.

"travelfree offers the best of both worlds: a gateway to all your travel, information and lifestyle needs, as well as a fun way to pick up some very attractive travel prizes.

"At last, anyone with a computer can now establish a home page which will go to work for them as soon as they log on."

How It Works features links to many of the most popular Internet sites in New Zealand and overseas. Whether you are searching for discount airfares, reading news and sport, shopping, or simply checking your horoscope - every visit increases your chances of free travel.

Each of the links, banners and buttons on the site is worth a certain amount of points or 'entries'. The entry value is shown like this <6>. Once registered, you simply visit the site or click any link on the site to automatically receive entries into that day's draw.

You can gather up to 100 entries per day, and you'll earn bonus 200 points simply by registering.


The travel prizes available from today include:

* One domestic flight for 2 (drawn daily) * Two international economy class trips for 2 (drawn every week) * One international business class trip for 2 drawn every month * Unlimited world air travel for 2 for a year (drawn one a year), flying Air New Zealand and Ansett Australia network*

*Standard terms and conditions apply. Annual prize has a maximum value of NZ$120,000 and all prizes are drawn from one pool of registered users in New Zealand and Australia. Prizewinner must be a resident of New Zealand or Australia. All travel prizes are for distribution in New Zealand and Australia only.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Greg Southcombe Greg Ward Chief Executive Officer Media liaison Mobile: 021 477 764 Phone: (09) 521 2410 E-mail: Fax: (09) 521 2732 Mobile: 025 387 037 E-mail:

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