Win the ultimate gourmet getaway to the Swiss Alps
Indulge in a once in a lifetime foodie experience for two to the Swiss Alps with Alpen. You'll fly from London to beautiful Geneva and stay for 3 nights in luxury hotel accomodation whilst enjoying tasting experiences set against the stunning scenic Alpine landscape that you'll never forget. You'll be treated to a five course tasting menu with wine pairings at a Michelin star restaurant, as well as a two hour cooking class with a Michelin star chef! You'll also get £250 spending money and experience a full day adventure into the Swiss Alps, complete with a three-course lunch and cable car ride.
Terms & conditions+
1 WHO CAN ENTER
1.1 This competition is open to all residents of the United Kingdom aged 18 years or over, except for employees of the Promoter, its associated companies, agents, third parties or anyone else professionally connected with this competition
1.2 By submitting a competition entry, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions. The instructions provided at the point of entry form part of the terms and conditions of this competition. In the event of a conflict, these terms and conditions take precedence.
1.3 No purchase necessary. There is no charge to submit an entry via the website at waitrose.com/winwithalpen
2 DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES
2.1 Entries must be received between 00:01 on 6 September 2017 and 21:59 on 3 October 2017 (the “Closing Date”). Entries received after the Closing Date will not be accepted.
3 HOW TO ENTER
3.1 To enter, simply go to waitrose.com/winwithalpen, follow the instructions at the top of the page and submit your details and other required information using the online form provided.
3.2 There is a limit of one entry per person. Multiple entries submitted directly or with the use of any automated systems will not be entered into the draw.
3.3 The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed, mislaid or damaged in transit, regardless of the cause, including, for example, as a result of any equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of submitting an entry is not proof of receipt by the Promoter.
3.4 Any entry not in accordance with the rules or any entry containing false, incomplete or misleading information will be void and will entitle the Promoter to exclude the entry from the competition.
4 THE PRIZE
4.1 The prize is 1x ‘Alpine Gourmet Weekend’ for 2 adults. The prize package includes: Return flights from London to Geneva, including taxes, fees and hand baggage only; Return private airport transfers in Geneva; 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Geneva, with a four-star rating, based on sharing a double or twin room; Daily breakfast; One bottle of Champagne in winner’s room on arrival; Five-course tasting menu dinner for two, including wine pairings and service charge, at a Michelin Star restaurant in Geneva; Two-hour small group cookery class with Michelin Star chef at leading restaurant in Geneva; Full-day tour into the French Alps, including return transportation from central Geneva, cable car ride into the mountains, and three-course set menu lunch; £250 spending money, spending money will be provided in the form of bank transfer to winners nominated account or cheque; Travel insurance.
Economy flights available from major international airports in London only; Flights will be selected by prize provider and not all routings will be available; Winner and guest must have full passport valid for at least 6 months at time of travel; Any necessary visas are responsibility of winner and guest; A valid credit or debit card will be required for security deposit purposes when checking into hotel accommodation; Hotel accommodation is based on two adults sharing one double or twin room; Hotel will be selected by prize provider at their sole discretion; Travel insurance is subject to restrictions and the terms and conditions of the insurance provider. It is the responsibility of the winner and/or their companion(s) to meet any additional costs relating to obtaining insurance cover for any pre-existing medical condition and for any additional costs as may be specified where the winner and/or their companion(s) are aged 70 or over; Prizes are non-transferable and non-refundable; No cash alternative is available; All prize elements are subject to availability; Prize cannot be taken from 21st December 2017 – 2nd January 2018 (Christmas and New Year), over UK bank holidays, or over Easter Sunday; Prize is valid for 12 months from the date of notification of winning, and travel must be booked and completed within that time frame; Winners must contact prize provider with three preferred travel dates no later than six weeks prior to departure; All elements of the prize must be taken at the same time; Once booked, the prize cannot be altered or amended; At least one traveller must be aged 18 or over; Where any travellers are aged under 18, they must have prior parental or guardian permission; The prize excludes domestic ground transfers; The prize excludes meals and drinks (except where stated above. Winners will be required to personally fund any additional meals required or desired during the trip), excursions, attractions, treatments, car hire, visas and personal expenses and anything not expressly included in the prize.
4.2 Any travel expenses, or any other expenses in the general use of and enjoyment of the prize, that the winners or their guests incur are the sole responsibility of the winners or their guests. Winners will be expected to personally fund fund any additional meals required or desired during the tri
4.3 Prizes are subject to availability. They are non-transferable, non-refundable and, unless stated, there are no cash alternatives. In the event that the prize is out of stock or if circumstances beyond the Promoter’s control make it necessary to do so, the Promoter reserves the right to, in its sole discretion, award alternative prizes of equal or higher value.
5 WINNER SELECTION
5.1 All valid and, if applicable, correct entries received by the Closing Date will be entered into a prize draw, and the winner will be picked at random.
5.2 The winner’s details (name and county) will be available for one month after the Closing Date by sending a request to the Promoter at Waitrose Limited, 171 Victoria Street, London SW1E 5NN, enclosing a stamped self-addressed envelope.
6 WINNER NOTIFICATION
6.1 The winner will be notified by email or phone call as soon as practicable after the prize draw, using the contact details provided with the competition entry. The winner will be required to respond within 28 days of notification (unless otherwise stated) confirming their acceptance of the prize. In the event that a winner does not respond to communications within this period or if any prize is declined, the Promoter reserves the right to disqualify that winner and draw another winner.
6.2 Please allow 7 days from the date of the winner’s address verification for delivery of the prize.
7 DATA PROTECTION AND PUBLICITY
7.3 If you are the winner of the competition, you agree that the Promoter may use your name, image and county of residence to announce the winner of this competition and for any other reasonable and related promotional purposes, for no further consideration.
8 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
8.1 The Promoter and its associated agencies, companies and distributors will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense or damage which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person’s negligence) in connection with this competition or accepting or using the prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law (including liability for fraud or death or personal injury arising from negligence) in which case that liability is limited to the minimum permitted by law. Your statutory rights are not affected.
9.1 If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions or if the Promoter believes that your conduct may be unlawful or otherwise bring the competition into disrepute, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to make your entry void and will entitle the Promoter to exclude you from participating in the competition.
9.2 The decision of the Promoter regarding any aspect of the competition is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
9.3 The Promoter reserves the right to suspend, cancel, or amend the prize competition where it becomes necessary to do so, with no liability to any entrants or third parties.
9.4 This competition and all issues arising out of it shall be governed in accordance with English Law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
The Promoter is Waitrose Limited, registered company number 00099405 and registered office at 171 Victoria Street, London SW1E 5NN. All correspondence in connection with this competition should be sent to Doncastle Road, Southern Industrial Area, Bracknell RG12 8YA.