Terms and conditions
1 - INTRODUCTION
Eurostar International Limited ("Eurostar"), a company incorporated in the UK under company number02462001, with its registered office at 6th Floor, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG, UnitedKingdom, is organising, in the UK, mainland France (including Corsica), Belgium, the Netherlands andGermany, a joint competition named “Christmas Giveaway", taking place between 09:00 BST on 6December 2023 and 15 December 2023 at 23:59 BST (the "Competition Period"), online (here in after referred to as the "Competition"), via its Instagram account. Eurostar will run the Competition as follows: Christmas Giveaway: All destinations – 6/12/23 at 9:00 BST – 15/12/23 at 23:59 BST
2 - PARTICIPANTS
Participation in the Competition is free and there is no obligation to make a purchase. The Competition is open to any adult residing in the UK, mainland France (including Corsica), Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, excluding staff of Eurostar, people involved in the Competition’s design and implementation and members of their family.By taking part in the Competition, you declare that you have read, understood and agreed to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.Failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions will result in you being disqualified from the Competition.
3 - HOW TO ENTER
Participation in the Competition requires you to follow @Eurostar on Instagram, like the specified post on Instagram, comment what your dream Eurostar Christmas destination is and tag the person you would like to share a trip to this destination with. No entries will be accepted after the relevant competition period, as set out in paragraph 1, has ended. Participation in the Competition may be refused if incomplete or incorrect information is provided.
4 - WINNERS
2 winners in total over the course of the Competition Period shall be chosen at random from those participants who have correctly participated in the Competition (as set out in paragraph 3 above). Eurostar may require participants selected to verify their identity and the details provided by them before they are confirmed as winner(s) and before issuing the prizes.
5 - PRIZES
5.1 Detail of prizes
Each winner will receive the following prizes: Each winner will receive a pair of return Standard Premier Eurostar tickets travelling between London St. Pancras International station, Brussel Midi, Amsterdam Centraal or Paris Gare du Nord (this specifically exclude other destinations) for a total estimated value of £500 GBP (including VAT). This estimated value is given by way of a guide only and is subject to change. Travel must take place within 12 months of the Competition closing. . The prize is non-transferable, non-changeable and cannot be paid in cash or in kind. Eurostar tickets are subject to availability. The winner should book as soon as possible to benefit fromthe prize on any selected date. As it is compulsory to select a return, the winner must book the outward and return journey at the same time (it is not permitted to book two single journeys) All travellers should travel together for the outward and return journey. This prize does not include travel insurance. After the winner has made a booking for a Eurostar journey, no exchange or reimbursement is possible. The winner may change the time and/or date of travel up to 7 days before the departure date of the individual journey via the Eurostar website, subject to availability. The prize does not include personal expenses such as meals or transfers, or anything not expressly stated to be included in these Terms and Conditions.Eurostar International Limited’s Conditions of Carriage apply to all journeys taken on Eurostar trains. The Conditions of Carriage can be found in all Eurostar sales outlets and on eurostar.com. In the event of force majeure or in circumstances beyond the control of Eurostar, Eurostar reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions and/or to replace the stated prize with a prize of the same value (as estimated in these Terms and Conditions).
5.2 Issue of prizes
Each winner will be notified by an Instagram direct message from @Eurostar as soon as practicable after the Competition end date, as set out in paragraph 1 above. Eurostar also reserves the right to draw an alternative winner if: (i) Eurostar has made reasonable efforts to contact the winner and contact cannot be made, (ii) the winner is ineligible to enter thePromotion, (iii) the winner has not complied with these Terms and Conditions and/or (iv) the winner does not wish to accept the prize.Eurostar is obliged to either publish or make available information that indicates that a valid award took place. To comply with this obligation, Eurostar will send the surname and county of prize winners to anyone who writes to the address set out below, enclosing a self-addressed envelope:Eurostar – Marketing DepartmentChristmas Advent Calendar CompetitionEurostar International Limited 6th Floor, Kings Place 90 York WayLondon N1 9AG Any winners who object to any or all of their surname and county being made available must informEurostar of such objection immediately upon being informed that they have won a prize. In such circumstances, Eurostar will still be obliged to provide the information and winning entry to theAdvertising Standards Authority upon request.
6 - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
By entering the Competition, you agree not to reproduce, modify, or publish in whole or in part theseTerms and Conditions, Eurostar’s logo and trademarks or pages of Eurostar’s website without the prior written permission of Eurostar.In the event of any legal action being taken against Eurostar for breach of any intellectual property right belonging to any third party and pertaining to your participation in the Competition, you shall be responsible for the defence of such action, at your own cost, and you shall pay all compensation which may be awarded to said third party.
7 - LIABILITY
To the extent permitted by law, Eurostar does not accept any liability for loss, damage, personal injuryor death arising in connection with this Competition other than where it is caused by Eurostar’s own negligence. Unless liability cannot be limited by law, Eurostar’s maximum liability under these Terms and Conditions shall be the total estimated value of each prize (£500). Eurostar shall not be liable for any technical defect, including defects of the Internet, anomalies, hardware or software faults of any nature (virus, bugs, etc.) occurring on your systems. Eurostar shall not be held liable for any consequences on your personal, professional or commercial activities.Eurostar shall not be held liable for any delay or supply issues caused by strikes or problems with the postal service. Instagram may not under any circumstances be considered as a sponsor and/or organiser of thisCompetition and may not be held liable for any claim pertaining to organisation, participation and progress of the Competition.
8 - PERSONAL DATA
9 - GENERAL
Eurostar reserves the right to cancel, curtail or extend the Competition at any time or to vary these Terms and Conditions. Eurostar may disqualify a participant from the Competition if it believes that the participant has committed a breach of these Terms and Conditions, or in the event of any fraud or attempt at cheating by any participant such as the creation of a false identity allowing for multiple entries. Any queries or complaints should be submitted via the Eurostar Help Centre. The Competition, these Terms and Conditions and any dispute arising under them is governed by English law.