Christmas Competition 2016 – Terms & Conditions

Read the full Terms & Conditions for Modern Traveller‘s 2016 Christmas Competition.

Terms & Conditions: Christmas Competition 2016

  1. The promoter of this competition is Modern Traveller, whose contact address is
  2. This competition is open to United Kingdom residents only, aged 18 years or over.
  3. Employees of, close relatives thereof and anyone otherwise closely connected with Modern Traveller and its operation are excluded from entering this competition.
  4. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.
  5. In entering this competition, entrants are deemed to have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  6. Only a single entry is permitted per person. Multiple entries will not be counted and may result in the entrant being disqualified.
  7. Entry to the competition will close at 23.59 on Thursday 15 December 2016. Entries received after this date will not be considered.
  8. Modern Traveller and its operators accept no responsibility for entries not received for whatever reason. Modern Traveller excludes to the fullest amount permitted by law any responsibility for entries not received or counted
  9. The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows:
    1. Entrants must submit an answer to the question “What is your dream travel destination for 2017 – and why?” in no more than 50 words, via the form provided;
    2. Answers must be of the entrant’s own making; any evidence of plagiarism or breach of intellectual property will result in disqualification;
    3. The winning entry will be judged fairly and independently by a member of Modern Traveller’s editorial team, based on the quality of written prose and the entertainment value of the entry; and
    4. The judge’s decision as to the eligibility of entrants and selection of a winner is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into.
  10. Modern Traveller reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice, particularly but not exclusively: in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  11. Modern Traveller disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate prize details supplied or advertised to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
  12. The prize package is as follows:
    1. one SIGG Hot & Cold Glass flask;
    2. one T-Lab “Big Snow” Sweatshirt, size Large;
    3. one copy of “Great Expeditions”;
    4. one GoTravel Slim Power Bank;
    5. one Kobo Aura H2O e-Reader;
    6. one Jekyll & Hide Leather Travel Wallet;
    7. one copy of “Atlas Obscura”;
    8. one Moleskine Voyageur notebook.
  13. The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. Prizes are non-transferable. Prizes are subject to availability. Modern Traveller reserves the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  14. The competition winner will be notified by email within 14 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted, or fails to claim their prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick another winner.
  15. Modern Traveller will notify the winner of delivery arrangements for the prize. The prize will be delivered at Modern Traveller’s expense. However, Modern Traveller disclaims to the fullest extent permissible by law any responsibility for loss or damage of/to the prize in transit to the winner.
  16. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters relating to the competition will be final and no correspondence with individual entrants apart from the winner will be entered into.
  17. By entering this competition, an entrant is deemed to indicate their agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  18. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
  19. The winner agrees to the use of their name in any publicity material, as well as their entry.
  20. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
  21. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  22. In entering this competition, you are providing your information to Modern Traveller and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with Modern Traveller’s Privacy Policy.
  23. Modern Traveller reserves the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to modify or amend these terms and conditions. Any such change shall be effective immediately upon posting to this webpage.
  24. Modern Traveller reserves the right to cancel the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control.