Terms and Conditions

One entry per person.

The promoter of this competition is Wanderlust Travel Media.

The prize provider of this competition is Tourism Authority of Thailand.

Closing date for entries is 23:59, 31 October 2018.

To enter, you must send a readable document of 350 words. covering any green or sustainable travel experience you’ve encountered on your travels around the world, covering one or more of the following: marine/natural wonders and cultural heritage, ethical animal experiences, local community experiences, or an eco-lodge stay.

Any entrants must not be longer than 350 words long. Any entrants longer than 350 words will not be considered. Entrants that do not reflect the 'green/ sustainable travel experience' theme of the competition will not be considered.

Any entrants must be an entirely original creation for this competition. Any duplication of any pre-existing material and/or copyrighted material will be automatically and immediately disqualified. The shortlisted finalists will be rigorously checked for any such duplications.

The prize includes a 10 nights Responsible Thailand Awards Experience and the opportunity to write a piece on the experience for Wanderlust Travel Media. This prize includes a 10 nights Thailand tour with return international and domestic flights, accommodation, excursions and transfers.

The prize does not include any additional travel costs not specified in the prize, including: travel to/from the specified UK airport; Food and beverages not specifically mentioned in the itinerary; Spending money; Any other excursions, travel, accommodation, attractions or tips not outlined in the itinerary; Any other personal or medical costs; Travel insurance and visas; additional luggage allowance.

All trips will originate from London and the winner and is responsible for making their way to the departure airport and for arranging any necessary visas, insurances and vaccinations.

The winner must hold a passport valid for 6 months from date of return, and hold the necessary visa and/or passport for travel to Thailand. Prize winners must obtain travel insurance for the duration of their trip, pre-departure.

The prize is available from 1 February 2019 until 30 September 2019 and subject to availability.

Black out dates 15-30 April 2019

Flights are subject to availability.

The prize cannot be exchanged for a cash alternative.

The promoter reserves the right to provide an alternative prize of similar value should the specified prize become unavailable for any reason.

The Promoter will use reasonable endeavours to contact the winners using the contact details supplied upon entry. If a winner does not respond within 14 business days of the first notification, the winner forfeits their right to claim the prize. The Promoter shall not be responsible should a winner provide incorrect contact details.

If a category winner is unable to take up their prize for any reason, the Promoter reserves the right to award it to an alternative winner, in which case the first winner chosen will not be eligible for any share of the prize whatsoever.

The Promoter, Prize Providers and any associated third party accept no liability for any loss, expense or damage which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person's negligence) in connection with the promotion or the winners’ enjoyment of the prize, other than such liability that cannot be excluded by law including death or personal injury caused by negligence, where liability shall be limited to the minimum permissible by law..

The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the terms of this prize and without notice in the unlikely event of a major catastrophe, war, unrest, earthquake or any similar event, or any actual, anticipated or alleged breach of any applicable law or regulation, or if travel would be contrary to UK Foreign Office advice, or if circumstances arise outside of its control that prevent the implementation of the prize.

The Promoter (Wanderlust Travel Media) is based in the UK and the competition prize will be delivered under the terms of the UK’s laws and regulations. By entering this competition and ticking to accept the competition terms and conditions, entrants from outside the UK agree that The Promoter and Prize Providers will not accept any liability or responsibility for any extra costs or issues incurred by the entrant not being a resident of the UK. This includes, but is not limited to: any non-UK taxes that may apply in the entrant’s country of residence (such as taxes on competition prizes); any additional travel costs incurred in order to undertake the prize as not already specified as being part of the prize; any differences in exchange rates; any visa implications for travelling via the UK.

Those entering after the competition closing date will not be counted.

The winner will be selected randomly.

Attempts will be made to notify the winner by the email provided at the time of entry.

If the promoter, having used reasonable efforts, is unable to contact the winner, then the prize is forfeited and further draw(s) will be conducted. 

The winner may be required to take part in reasonable publicity as specified by the promoter.

The prize is non-transferable.

The promoter cannot be held liable for IT system failures or delays or loss of entries.

This promotion is operated under the rules and regulations of the UK sales.

Optional activities and travel insurance are not included in the prize. It is strongly advised that you take out travel insurance for the relevant period.

Employees of the promoter, all other prize partners, its agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion, and their families, are excluded from entering this competition.

The promoter reserves the right to cancel this competition, or to change any condition of this competition, without notice.

Acceptance of these terms and conditions is a condition of entry.

The Promoter, Prize Providers and Prize Partners will also use entrants’ personal data for direct marketing purposes where consent has been provided via the opt-in check boxes provided. This includes communications containing news, offers and information. We may also share your personal information, if opt in consent has been given, with third parties, to help manage our business and deliver services.  These third parties may include service providers, who perform functions on our behalf such as sending emails, analysis of data, providing marketing assistance. Personal data may be transferred and processed outside of the EU and EEA. You have the right to ask us for more information about the safeguards put in place for transfer of data. You have the right to opt-out at any time, by following the links in the communications to you.

For more details of Wanderlust Travel Media’s use of personal data, please read https://www.wanderlust.co.uk/system-pages/privacy-policy/

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