If you have entered one of our competitions we ask that you take a couple of minutes to read the following terms and conditions to ensure that you are completely aware of the rules. Your entry will be governed by these rules in respect of everything from eligibility to prizes, health and safety issues and how we use your entry and are legally binding.
1.1 These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) shall be binding on you (and your guests where applicable) (together “You”) when entering any Competitions (“Competition(s)”) operated by Thetraveltwo.com Ltd. (“THE TRAVEL TWO”), or its sponsor(s)
1.2 Entry and participation in any Competition shall be deemed an unconditional acceptance by You of these Terms. All entry instructions and any other specific details relating to the Competition or the Prizes form part of these Terms.
1.3 You must pass a copy of these Terms to your guests (if applicable) and ensure that they comply with them.
1.4 It is agreed and accepted by You that THE TRAVEL TWO shall have no liability whatsoever in respect of Competitions operated on behalf of third parties (for example, sponsors) (except in respect of death or personal injury directly attributable to THE TRAVEL TWO‘s negligence).
1.5 You have made certain representations and warranties to THE TRAVEL TWO (both in these Terms and otherwise) in applying for a place on the Competition. THE TRAVEL TWO has relied on the accuracy and truth of such representations and warranties in granting a place to You. Should THE TRAVEL TWO or its agents become aware of any fraud, deceit or similar action undertaken in connection with the Competition or otherwise, or any act or omission which might have (in THE TRAVEL TWO’s opinion, which shall be final) an adverse effect on the Competition, THE TRAVEL TWO (or any of its sponsors), reserves the right to forfeit your place on the Competition (without giving any reason and without notice).
1.6 You agree to co-operate with and comply with all reasonable requests of THE TRAVEL TWO and its agents and employees (and in particular the health and safety team) in connection with the Competition and its coverage.
2. Eligibility to enter competitions
2.1 You must be a resident of the Republic of Ireland. Employees of THE TRAVEL TWO, their families, press, sponsors or any persons directly or indirectly connected with the Competition are not eligible to enter any Competitions.
2.2 Only one entry per person will be permitted. Multiple entries will be disqualified.
2.3 You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age on the date of the Agreement and, if requested by THE TRAVEL TWO, shall provide evidence your age.
3. Health and Safety
3.1 By signing the Agreement, You confirm and warrant that, to the best of your knowledge, your general state of health is good and You have no medical condition that could be adversely affected by strenuous exercise or any of the events or activities planned or reasonably expected to be involved in the Competition.
3.2 You must take all reasonable steps to ensure your own health and safety. Any behaviour or act or conduct by You, which THE TRAVEL TWO considers to pose any medical, security or safety risk will lead to your immediate disqualification (including without limitation any abusive behaviour, physical or psychological).
3.3 You are obliged to take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety standards and the general appropriateness of activities undertaken during the Competition and acknowledge that all activities are undertaken at your own risk. You must notify THE TRAVEL TWO of any medical or other condition which may mean that You are unfit for travel or participation in the Competition as soon as You become aware of such a condition. THE TRAVEL TWO reserves the right to forfeit your place on the Competition or the Prize (without liability or compensation) if, in it’s opinion, You may expose yourself or others to risk of illness or injury or to the cancellation, disruption, or curtailment of the Competition.
3.4 You agree not to carry on your person (or in your possession or control) or to purchase or consume during the Competition any illegal substance. You acknowledge and agree that alcohol consumption will only be allowed with the express prior consent of THE TRAVEL TWO and the health and safety team, who will have full authority to direct that You shall not consume any more alcohol.
3.5 You will comply with all directions of THE TRAVEL TWO in respect of health and safety (failure to do so may lead to immediate disqualification, at THE TRAVEL TWO’s direction).
3.6 You confirm that You are not taking any medication at present and will not during the Competition.
4. The Competition
4.1 The interests and good reputation of THE TRAVEL TWO are paramount and THE TRAVEL TWO may, at its sole discretion, withdraw a place or require You to cease to have any involvement in the Competition if it believes it is in the best interests of THE TRAVEL TWO to do so. In particular (without limitation), THE TRAVEL TWO reserves the right to immediately withdraw your place on the Competition or the Prize if it believes You to be in breach of any of its obligations, or representations and warranties, under these Terms or otherwise conducts yourself in a manner which is inappropriate or unsuitable (in the discretion of THE TRAVEL TWO). You shall be responsible for any additional costs in this respect (including the costs of your early return back to the country, if necessary). You will not by any act or omission do anything, which might bring THE TRAVEL TWO or its sponsors into disrepute.
4.2 You represent and warrant that You do not have any criminal convictions or criminal record and have not undertaken any past act or conduct which could affect the reputation of the Competition or THE TRAVEL TWO. You also warrant that You do not currently work for any other travel website or travel organisation in the Republic of Ireland.
4.3 You will comply with the instructions and directions of THE TRAVEL TWO (failure to do so may lead to immediate disqualification, at THE TRAVEL TWO’s direction).
4.4 Incomplete or indecipherable entries will be void (in THE TRAVEL TWO’s absolute discretion).
4.5 THE TRAVEL TWO does not accept responsibility for entries lost, damaged or delayed in transit to the Competition address. Proof of posting will not be accepted as proof of receipt (nor will proof that an e-mail has been sent rather than received).
4.6 Source material utilised by THE TRAVEL TWO’s question compilers shall be taken as correct.
4.7 Late entries will not be accepted (in THE TRAVEL TWO’s discretion).
4.8 In the case of a Prize draw, the first correct entry drawn will be the winner.
4.9 The decision of THE TRAVEL TWO’s judges is final and conclusive in all circumstances and no correspondence will be entered into.
4.10 THE TRAVEL TWO shall be entitled, in its absolute discretion, to cancel a Competition with immediate effect by online announcement (in the case of online Competitions) without any liability in respect thereof.
4.11 In this event (and assuming a valid claim has already been made) in the case of holiday Prizes, THE TRAVEL TWO will use reasonable endeavours to offer an alternative Prize at some other time and/or some other destination, which may be accepted instead by You. If such alternative Prize is not accepted (or not made) you shall have no claim against THE TRAVEL TWO respect of the cancellation or delay of the Competition or Prize or for any expense or damage whatsoever incurred as a result thereof.
5. Claims to prizes
5.1 In order to enable THE TRAVEL TWO to correctly identify genuine claims and to eliminate non-genuine, deceitful or fraudulent claims, THE TRAVEL TWO reserves the right to carry out an interview (by telephone or in person with You and to tape record the interview). If You refuse to participate in or answer all questions raised in such an interview without good reason then your place will be treated as invalidated.
5.2 If THE TRAVEL TWO becomes aware of any fraud, deceit or similar action during or in relation to the Competition which relates in any way to a claim, then that claim will not be met unless it is proven to the satisfaction of THE TRAVEL TWO, that You had no actual or imputed knowledge of the such fraud or deceit or similar action. For the avoidance of doubt (and without limitation), if You provide an incorrect name, age, address or other incorrect information in relation to the entry, then THE TRAVEL TWO reserves the absolute right to treat that entry as invalid (whether or not such information comes to light before or after You have made the claim). If the fraud, deceit or other action is only discovered after the Prize has been released, You undertake to return the same (or provide compensation) to THE TRAVEL TWO forthwith upon discovery by THE TRAVEL TWO.
6.1 All Prizes are non-transferable and may not be given or assigned to another person. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash or other alternatives. THE TRAVEL TWO may, in its sole discretion, substitute a reasonable alternative for any of the Prizes at any time.
6.2 THE TRAVEL TWO does not accept any liability for claims of Prizes which are lost, delayed or damaged in the post or otherwise not validly received by you.
7. Holiday Prizes
7.1 Prizes must be taken in accordance with the dates and destinations and number of passengers specified by THE TRAVEL TWO. There will be no cash alternative. There will be no alternative destination.
7.2 Holidays are non-transferable. Holidays are subject to availability. You must hold a valid Irish passport with at least 6 months’ further duration (or Competition entry will be invalid).
7.3 Holidays are not available to persons under the age of 18 without the express prior written permission of THE TRAVEL TWO. Children between the ages of 12 and 16 years for the purpose of airfares are considered to be adults. Children under 18 years of age must obtain written consent from a parent or guardian and cannot travel unless accompanied by an adult over the age of 18.
7.4 In the event of unforeseen circumstances or circumstances outside THE TRAVEL TWO’s reasonable control THE TRAVEL TWO reserves the right to offer an alternative Prize of equal value. No cash will be offered.
7.5 All holidays must be taken within 6 months of the date of the Competition or will be deemed invalid.
7.6 You must comply with the Terms and limitations of any insurance policy relating to the holiday.
7.7 You must comply with the Terms and Conditions of the airline and other transportation and venues involved in the Competition or the Prize. In particular, You shall comply with all health and safety guidelines and instructions and all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.
7.8 You are not entitled nor authorised in any way to commit THE TRAVEL TWO to any contract, expense or cost entered into or incurred without its advance written acceptance of the same. No variation of these Terms is effective unless approved by an authorised representative of THE TRAVEL TWO in writing.
7.9 Passport control and in-country authorities will reserve the right to refuse entry. If You are refused passage and or entry/exit to or from the country being visited, any additional costs incurred will be your sole responsibility.
7.10 Any flights, other transport, airport details, accommodation or other aspects of the Prize, dates and times quoted by THE TRAVEL TWO or its agents are for guidance only and are subject to change without notice with no liability arising. You must have sufficient financial resources to meet any financial commitment that may incur in connection with the Prize beyond those included in the Prize itself (including, without limitation, transfers to and from Dublin airport, meals and drinks).
7.11 You must comply with and are responsible for attending to any inoculation and health regulations required for your destination.
8. Ticket giveaways
8.1 In the case of Prizes in the form of free tickets, ticket holders shall be bound by the event promoter or THE TRAVEL TWO’s Terms and Conditions together with those set out on the ticket and the rules and regulations of the venue.
8.2 Should an event be cancelled, THE TRAVEL TWO is not required to offer a refund, or replacement prize.
9.1 You undertake not at any time to disclose, reveal, communicate or otherwise make public any information relating to THE TRAVEL TWO, its business, personnel, servants, agents or officers to anyone.
Social Media Competitions
Winners will be selected at random from entries submitted for Facebook, Instagram or Twitter competitions by a THE TRAVEL TWO employee. Information submitted will only be used by THE TRAVEL TWO to contact the selected winners regarding their prize. Competitions are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
Prizes will be posted to winners during office hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm. THE TRAVEL TWO accept no responsibility for prizes that are posted to winners and get lost in the post. Prizewinners will be informed via email when prizes have been posted – Please do not come to the offices for collection. All prizes will be posted within 28 days to 2 months of receiving this email. If the prize relates to a holiday giveaway, under 18’s travelling as a guest of the winner will only be permitted to travel with a parent or legal guardian (unless otherwise agreed with THE TRAVEL TWO or sponsor(s)). Holiday prizes will generally be issued in the form of a holiday voucher (standard voucher T&Cs will apply). Holiday vouchers must be used in full by date stated at the time of the Competition; otherwise any outstanding credit is forfeited. Travel insurance and transfers to/from departing Irish airport are not included (unless otherwise stated by THE TRAVEL TWO or sponsor(s)), inclusions are as permitted by the holiday company. Holiday vouchers are strictly not redeemable for cash, non-transferable (either in part or whole) and all holidays are subject to availability. Holiday vouchers cannot be combined with any other promotional offers and must be used against one holiday only and cannot be used against an existing booking. No changes will be permitted once tickets are booked/issued. Standard booking terms and conditions apply.
Winner and guest(s) must hold valid travel insurance for the holiday duration and the company may require winner and guest(s) to show evidence of valid travel insurance prior to travel. Winner and guest(s) must hold valid passports and are solely responsible for any special visa requirements and medical vaccinations/other recommended medical requirements (unless otherwise stated by THE TRAVEL TWO or sponsor(s)). Winner and guest(s) are solely responsible for completing all documentation (electronic or other) required in advance of travel/entry and are solely responsible for paying any associated fees. Winner and guest(s) are solely responsible for any duty which must be paid on goods purchased abroad upon their return to Ireland. Any costs incurred additional to the prize package elements agreed and booked (e.g. telephone charges, meals, room service etc.) will be at the winner’s own expense.
Any requested and permitted upgrades or changes to the stated holiday prize will be at the winner’s own expense.
Failure to attend for any reason whatsoever on the travel dates agreed and booked does not entitle the winner to an alternative holiday and the prize will be deemed to have been forfeited. The company reserves the right to substitute prize of equal value if a prize element becomes unavailable for any reason whatsoever. Employees of sponsor(s) and their associated promotional partners, companies or suppliers and their immediate family members are not eligible to enter/win.