High Life 500 cover photo

To celebrate the milestone of High Life magazine’s 500th issue this November, we asked you to submit your snapshots of your travelling lives in 2015 — it could be anything from a city break in Paris to a trip of lifetime in Patagonia. The competition is now closed, below you can see all images submitted.


collapsedshowTerms and conditions
  1. This competition is only open to Eligible Participants. An Eligible Participant is aged 18 or over or such other age as it required to legally contract with you in your country of residence and who is not an employee of British Airways, a member of their family or of a BA group company or their families. BA reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all Eligible Participants. By taking part in this promotion, Eligible Participants confirm that they accept the terms and conditions set out below.
  2. This competition is subject to all applicable national, federal, state, and local laws and regulations. It is your responsibility to ensure that you comply with the laws that govern you in the jurisdiction in which you are resident. Your participation in this competition is at your sole option and risk. Competition void where not valid or prohibited.
  3. To enter the competition an Eligible Participant must:
    a) Provide contact details in the form of an Instagram  handle, (“Contact Details”);
    b) Upload, to Instagram, an image that is a snapshot of their travelling lives in 2015 with both the hashtag #HighLife500 and @british_airways in the description of the image before the end of the Competition Period as defined below. The image may be one or more photos and must be taken by the Eligible Participant;
    c) Ensure that the image does not contain anything of an obscene, distressing or adult nature. Failure to comply will result in the submission not being valid for entry; and
    d) Make the submission specified in Clause 2(b) above between 1st August 2015 at 12:00 BST and 31st August 2015 at 23:59 BST (the ‘Competition Period’).
  4. Multiple entries per Eligible Participant will be allowed.
  5. Entries received outside of the Competition Period will not be accepted. 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. No bulk or third party entries will be accepted. Proof of delivery is not proof of receipt.
  6. The winners will be selected by an independent judge and will be chosen on their individual merit. Winners will be notified by BA on their Instagram handle 14 days after the end of the Competition Period.
  7. The prize comprises your image being used on the cover of the 500th Issue of High Lifemagazine in November 2015.
  8. The prize is non-changeable and non-transferable.
  9. No cash or credit alternatives are offered for any prize. BA reserves the right to provide substitute prizes of a similar value, should the specified prize become unavailable for any reasons beyond its control.
  10. You will retain the copyright in the photographs you submit to BA at the time of entering into this competition.
  11. By entering the competition you agree that BA and its affiliated companies has the non-exclusive right to use your photograph (or any part of it) and all other content included in your entry for the purpose of judging/moderating the submission in accordance with the terms of this competition. Our use may include reproducing the image, sending it to our judges/moderators, uploading it to a database, displaying and/or printing it.
  12. By entering the competition you confirm that:
    a) You are the sole owner of the copyright in the photograph that you have submitted and are its author;
    b) The photograph does not infringe the rights of any third party, including any right of confidentiality or privacy or in any brand, and the subject matter is not obscene, blasphemous or defamatory;
    c) You have obtained all permissions and releases necessary for any use of the photograph covered by the licence above, including from any individual or the owners of any property featured in the photographs (or where the individual is under 18, their parent or guardian);
    d) That if required, you will obtain written consent on our behalf from any such individual (or their parent or guardian where applicable) to their image or property featuring in any activity we carry out in accordance with the right granted to us in respect of the photograph above, and you agree that if we discover that any of the statements made in (a) to (d) are incorrect at any time, your right to participate in the competition, or to any prize that you may have won, may be withdrawn.
  13. You also agree that, whilst we will do our best to identify you as the photographer where we reproduce your photograph, this may not always be possible and you hereby irrevocably waive your right to be identified as the photographer in these situations.
  14. 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.
  15. 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. This information may be shared with any other third parties reasonably involved in the competition without liability to BA or such third parties.
  16. Participation in the promotion constitutes the winner’s consent to BA’s and its agents’ use of 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 you confirm that you will obtain from any guest whom you invite permission for the promoters to use their name and likeness, for advertising and future promotional purposes without additional compensation.
  17. For a list of winners names, please send a stamped self-addressed envelope after 20 September 2015 to: Catriona Woodward, British Airways Plc, Waterside (HCAG), PO Box 365, Harmondsworth, UB7 0GB.
  18. The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. BA reserves the right 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 the promoter's control.
  19. Promotional materials form part of these terms and conditions. This promotion is governed by English law and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
  20. The Promoter is British Airways Plc, Waterside, PO Box 365, Harmondsworth, UB7 0GB. Registered No 1777777.