The famous international ramen outlet, IPPUDO is holding their own giveaway with fantastic prizes for Australian residents for a month between July 1-31, 2024.

To participate, simply visit any participating IPPUDO store in Sydney. At your table, you’ll find a flyer with a QR code. Scan it to download the Travel Contents app, your gateway to travel information and deals for Japan.

One fortunate entrant will win free return air tickets from Sydney to Kansai, along with other luxury travel prizes. Additionally, other participants will have opportunities to win fabulous prizes such as Universal Studios Japan 1-Day Studio Passes, JR Kansai Hiroshima Area Passes, and more.

Giveaway Campaign Details:

Entry Period: July 1-31, 2024
*The close date of this campaign is 7:00pm AEST on July 31, 2024.

How to Apply: See the QR code on the flyer at your table

Winner Announcement: August 31, 2024

Prizes

Grand Prize (1 Winner)

Return Air Tickets from Sydney to Kansai International Airport (1 pair for a group of 2)

Value of $6,000


One lucky winner of the Grand Prize will receive a pair of return air tickets for two, departing from Sydney to Kansai International Airport via Japan Airlines (JAL).

Known for its exceptional service, punctuality, and commitment to passenger comfort, Japan Airlines is celebrated for its Japanese hospitality, or omotenashi.

Japan Airlines offers top-notch in-flight services, comfortable seating, and a diverse menu of delicious meals. The airline's meticulous attention to detail, cleanliness, and stringent safety measures further bolsters its status as one of the industry's finest.

See the Japan Airlines official website here.

A 2-Night, 3-Day Stay at Park Front Hotel at Universal Studios Japan (1 pair for a group of 2)

Value of $1,236


As the official hotel of Universal Studios Japan, the Park Front Hotel at Universal Studios Japan provides direct access to both the theme park and the adjacent Universal Citywalk area.

Within just a minute, you can reach the front gates to capture a moment with the iconic Universal Globe, and then proceed through the grand archway for a day packed with continuous excitement. Staying adjacent to the attractions means extra time to enjoy Universal Studios Japan and create unforgettable memories in Osaka.

The hotel boasts private parking, a selection of cafes, restaurants, and shops, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the premises.

See the Park Front Hotel at Universal Studios Japan official website here.

Universal Studios Japan 1-Day Studio Pass (1 pair for a group of 2)

Value of $206


The Universal Studios Japan 1-Day Studio Pass guarantees a full day of fun at the Universal Studios Japan theme park. With this pass in hand, shows and attractions within the park can be enjoyed to your heart’s content (excluding some paid attractions/areas, children under 4 are free).

The pass can be used on any day of your choosing-a great deal considering that prices to Universal Studios Japan regularly change.

See the Universal Studios Japan official website here.

Have Fun in Kansai 1 Week Free Pass (1 pair for a group of 2)

Value of $62


The Have Fun in Kansai 1 Week Free Pass can be used for entry tickets into attractions and activities and as a restaurant coupon in the cities of Osaka, Kobe, and Kyoto. This pass works for 3 participating facilities of your choosing, valid 7 days from first use.

The pass has a QR code for simple admission, letting you skip the trouble of arranging tickets. It can be used at a wide variety of attractions, activities, and restaurants, so you can plan a Kansai itinerary that suits your style.

This includes the Osaka Gourmet Walk Ticket, Umeda Sky Building Kuchu Teien Observatory Ticket, Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens & Ropeway Ticket, and the TOEI Kyoto Studio Park Ticket.

See more details about the Have Fun in Kansai 1 Week Free Pass here.

2nd Prize (5 Winners)

JR Kansai Hiroshima Area Pass

Value of $175


The JR Kansai Hiroshima Area Pass is exclusively for foreign tourists and offers five consecutive days of unlimited travel on designated trains and buses, including shinkansen and limited express trains, in the Kansai Region and along the Sanyo Coast up to Hiroshima.

For valid train routes, eligibility, and conditions, please see here.

Have Fun in Hiroshima 1 Week Free Pass

Value of $36


The Have Fun in Hiroshima 1 Week Free Pass, priced at $36, offers flexible access to three participating venues, valid for seven days from first use. The pass, which includes a QR code for hassle-free admission, can be used for both entry to various attractions and as a food/shopping voucher in Hiroshima. This allows you to effortlessly tailor your visit according to your preferences.

You can enjoy a range of exciting activities in Hiroshima, such as the high-speed ship from Hiroshima Port to Miyajima, the Hiroshima Orizuru Tower, and sampling Hiroshima’s famous Okonomiyaki.

See more details about the Have Fun in Hiroshima 1 Week Free Pass here.

3rd Prize (10 Winners)

Universal Studios Japan 1-Day Studio Pass

Value of $103

Have Fun in Kansai 1 Week Free Pass

Value of $31

All prices are listed in Australian dollars. Each prize value is determined based on the exchange rate on the publication date of this page.

Everyone is free to join, so you can apply together with friends, family, or a partner at your closest store while dining. If you’re lucky, you may win a free trip to Japan and amazing prizes for your next trip to Japan.

How to Join the Giveaway

Visit a participating store and follow the instructions on the flyer on the table.

During the giveaway period which runs for a month between July 1-31, 2024, visit a participating store in Sydney.

(Stores are listed at the bottom of this page)

STEP
Install the Travel Contents app as displayed on the flyer on the table.
STEP
After confirming the conditions, fill out the form as instructed.
STEP
Enter the draw to win one of the luxury prizes!

For more details, please see posters and flyers at one of the stores listed at the bottom of the page.

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About Travel Contents App

What Is the Travel Contents App?

Travel Contents is a travel app granting visitors to Japan smooth travel and great deals in the Kansai region. It is available in English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), and Korean.

Partners include Universal Studios Japan, one of the most popular attractions in Kansai, along with the Kinki District Transport Bureau, KANSAI Tourism Bureau, Kansai Airports, Kansai municipalities, Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau, West Japan Railway Company (JR West), and more. You’ll get transport and safety information directly from the government, and access to deals on dining, shopping, and activities.

While such info used to be spread out over different websites and guidebooks, Travel Contents brings together everything you’ll need to travel Kansai, making your trip even easier. Special promotions run regularly, so be sure to keep the app installed!

So, if you’ve never heard of the Travel Contents app before, use this as a chance to give it a try!

For more details of this campaign, please see the flyers available on the tables at one of the stores listed below.

IPPUDO

IPPUDO is a ramen chain famous for spearheading a new kind of ramen culture in Japan and leading Australia’s ramen boom. December last year was IPPUDO’s 11th anniversary since expanding to Australia, and their “ramen dining” style that they established in the country allows guests to relish a full range of dishes, drinks, and desserts. Often viewed as “the world’s ramen restaurant,” they boast unique international takes on ramen that are well worth trying.

For this campaign, participating stores are in Sydney.

Westfield

Address: Level 5, Shop 5021, 188 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000
Opening Hours: 11:30 am – 8:00 pm (Mon-Sat), 11:30 am – 7:30 pm (Sun)

Central Park

Address: Shop RB07 (Lower Ground), 28 Broadway, Chippendale NSW 2008
Opening Hours: 12:00 am – 8:00 pm (Mon-Sun)

Macquarie

Address: Level 4, Shop 404B, Macquarie Shopping Centre, Cnr Herring and Waterloo Rds, North Ryde NSW 2113
Opening Hours: 12:00 pm – 7:30 pm (Sun-Wed), 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Thurs-Sat)

Chatswood

Address: Shop 77A, The District Podium Level, Chatswood Interchange, 438 Victoria Ave, Chatswood NSW 2067
Opening Hours: 12:00 pm – 7:30 pm (Sun-Wed), 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Thurs-Sat)

Circular Quay

Address: Level 1, Shop 3, Opera Residence, 71-79 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000
Opening Hours: 12:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Mon-Sun)

World Square

Address: Shop 12, 123 Liverpool St, Sydney NSW 2000
Opening Hours: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Mon-Sun)