How This Works

1Cover Travel Insurance want to make insurance a bit less serious and a bit more fun. And what’s more fun than going on a Holiday? But on a Holiday there are also a million things that can go wrong.

We’re looking for your funniest response to the question: ‘THE ONE THING YOU SHOULDN’T DO ON YOUR HOLIDAY’.

It can be anything, a one liner, a sketch, storytelling, a slapstick silent film, even a song, and you can go solo, or do it with a team. Make it less than 2 minutes long and don’t go crazy on your production values. We are looking for the best jokes, not the biggest budgets.

Our panel of comedy experts (and an insurance boffin) will award the prize to the submission that made them laugh the most. Pretty simple stuff.

Entries close 31 July 2018, so start submitting your entries now!

What's in it for me?

Fame and glory! On top of that there is some serious prize money to be won as well.

First Prize: A cool $10,000
Runner Up: $1,500
1Cover Staff Vote: $1,500

Apart from the chance to pocket this large sum of money your jokes will be seen by up to a million 1Cover customers in Australia and New Zealand. They will be shared through weekly emails, social media and PR. Think about the exposure!!

The winners will be announced in the first week of August.

Meet The Judges

Michael Hing

This veteran comedian has appeared in the Stan original series The Other Guy, and on SBS’s The Feed. He’s the host of SBS doco, Where Are You Really From? and has performed to sold-out audiences at the Sydney and Melbourne Comedy Festivals.

Amos Gill

This internationally recognized comedian is one-third of the Amos, Cat & Angus radio show on Hit107, has recently appeared at the Melbourne Comedy Festival’s Allstars Comedy Gala in 2017, and has featured on ABC2’s Comedy Up Late.

Ciel Stowe

The talented Ciel has extensive radio experience, appearing on ABC’s Thank God It’s Friday, and co-hosting breakfast shows on Sydney’s Today FM and Triple M. She’s also written for and appeared on a variety of TV shows like ABC’s The Glass House.

Eddie Feltham

I am the Managing Director at 1Cover Travel Insurance and really excited to be part of this amazing competition. After 20 years (and counting) in insurance I’m ready to enjoy some comedy. Good luck everyone.

I want to win, so how do i enter?

Dream up your best on-theme joke

Record it and upload it

Await the applause & a possible $10k prize!

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