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Entries to the #BestSummerEver Instagram competition have now closed. A big thanks to everybody who entered with some amazing shots of what you got up to this summer. We will soon be selecting the winner of the main prize; a pair of return flights to one of BA's favourite sunshine destinations*. So keep your eye out for when we post the winning picture on this page - it could be you!Return to Best Summer Ever
PRIZE FLIGHTS (clauses 11 - 21)
These terms and conditions apply to both the Prize Flights Winner and the Prize Flights Winner’s travel companion (“Travel Companion”).
The Prize Flights are valid for travel from 01 October 2014 to 15 December 2014 and 07 January 2015 to 30 April 2015, and is subject to availability at time of booking. All travel must be complete by 30 April 2015. BA reserves the right to limit the number of prize seats available on any flight. It is possible that there may be no prize travel seats, even though other seats are still available in the same cabin. BA does not accept any responsibility in the event that the Prize Flights Winner is unable to book their preferred flight(s).
All tickets must be redeemed at the same time and cannot be split. Tickets must be used on the same journey, on the same day and the same flights.
Where available, the Prize Flights tickets will be issued as e-tickets. All transportation taxes, fees and charges are included. Tickets cannot be upgraded, transferred, sold or exchanged.
Flights are subject to availability and capacity control and can be booked up to 6 weeks in advance of the date of travel. BA reserves the right to limit the number of prize travel seats available on any flight. It is possible that there will be no prize travel seats allocated on a particular service or the flight may be fully booked for prize travel seats, even though other seats are still available in the same cabin. BA does not accept any responsibility in the event that the Prize Flights Winner and the Travel Companion are unable to book their preferred flight(s).
The Prize Flights Winner may only book flights from BA operated mainline flights. The starting point must be on the BA operated mainline network and no stop-overs are permitted if more than one flight is required to reach the Prize Flights Winner’s and Travel Companion’s chosen destination. Travel on BA franchise, code-share and alliance airlines, domestic connections, transfers and other add-ons are not included. Once booked, no changes can be made to tickets.
The Prize Flights Winner and the Travel Companion are responsible for supplying valid passports and visas and obtaining inoculations that may be required to visit the destination that is their prize. BA recommends that all passengers consider travel and medical insurance prior to commencing any flight.
Any other incidental expenses relating to the Prize Flights are not included in the above prize and must be paid for by the Prize Flights Winner and/or the Travel Companion. For the avoidance of doubt, BA will have no liability in relation to travel costs associated with travelling to or from the airports. In addition, the Prize Flights Winner and/or the Travel Companion are responsible for any income or use tax assessed in connection with the Prize Flights.
Prize Flights tickets cannot be used in conjunction with any other BA (or jointly promoted) discount, discount coupon(s) or voucher(s), promotion(s), special offer(s), bonus, awards or certificates.
All BA and third party terms and conditions relating to the Prize Flights apply.
Save for the availability of cash refunds for off-loading or cancelled flights, the BA General Conditions of Carriage will apply to the Prize Flights.
General Provisions (clauses 22 - 41)
BA accepts no responsibility for damage or loss resulting from misdirected or incomplete entries arising from the Eligible Participant’s error, computer malfunction, viruses, bugs or telephone malfunction or other such causes.
BA does not accept any responsibility in the event that the Winners are unable to claim their respective prizes within the Claim Period.
The Prizes are non-changeable and non-transferable.
No cash or credit alternatives are offered for the Prizes.
BA reserves the right to provide substitute prizes of a similar value, should any of the Prizes become unavailable for any reasons beyond its control.
BA is in no way liable for the reproduction or indirect access via third party web sites or home page access or where any reproduction of the information relating to this competition misstates or omits any of the information or terms and conditions connected with the competition.
Personal data will be taken where necessary from all entries received but shall be limited to those details reasonably necessary for the administration of the competition.
By entering the competition you assign to BA the complete copyright and all other rights in or to any photograph or the content contained within any entry, which shall be for the full period of copyright. In addition, upon request you will provide BA a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such photograph or make use of the content contained within any entry in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other materials, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, the entrant will sign any documentation that may be required for BA or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights the entrant is granting, to use the entry or the content contained therein.
Where imposing such condition is legal, participation in the competition constitutes each Winner’s consent to BA’s and its agents’ use of each Winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state, for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration and each Winner confirms that he/she will obtain from any Travel Companion whom they invite, permission for the promoters to use the Travel Companion’s name and likeness, for advertising and future promotional purposes without additional compensation.
Each Winner’s name can be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope, between 01 October 2014 and 31 October 2014, to Simon Bennett, Retail Marketing, British Airways Plc, Waterside (HAB2), PO Box 365, Harmondsworth, UB7 0GB.
BA’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. BA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or amend without notice the terms of this promotion and any tickets issued in the event of major catastrophe, war, strike, earthquake or any actual or anticipated or alleged breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other circumstance beyond BA's control.
BA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify or terminate any prize won by any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the competition, or to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions or any promotion related to the competition in BA’s sole discretion, in an inappropriate, offensive or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the competition may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, BA reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
BA’s failure to enforce any term of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Except as otherwise expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions, BA and its affiliates shall not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of their respective obligations that are caused by events outside of their reasonable control. BA’s total liability for all claims arising out of or in connection with the entry to the competition by the Eligible Participants shall be limited to the value of the prize won by the Eligible Participant. BA and its affiliates shall not be liable under or in connection with these Terms and Conditions or otherwise in relation to the event for any special, indirect or consequential losses incurred by an Eligible Participant or their companions in any way. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall operate to exclude or limit BA’s or its affiliates’ liability for death or personal injury resulting from BA’s or its affiliates’ negligence, for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for any other liability which may not be excluded or limited by law.
These Terms and Conditions apply to every Eligible Participant entering the competition with no exceptions.
If any of these Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall remain valid and enforceable.
Promotional materials form part of these terms and conditions. These Terms and Conditions will prevail in the event of any conflict between these and the promotional materials.
This competition is governed by English law and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
The promoter is British Airways Plc, Waterside, PO Box 365, Harmondsworth, UB7 0GB. Registered No 1777777.