Updated: Fri 27 Jan 2023
1. Social Media Competition Terms
P&O Ferries: December 2022 Social Media Competition - Prize Winner Terms and Conditions
Prize Details: Prize consists of a return crossing on a P&O Ferries route and a World Duty Free Voucher worth £100 to be spent on the crossing. There is one (1) prize to be won. For further information, see Terms and Conditions clause 7: The Prize.
Terms and Conditions:
1. ELIGIBILITY: This P&O Ferries Competition (the “Competition”), is open to those of 18
years of age or older who are lawful residents of the United Kingdom and Republic of
Ireland and who choose to enter the Competition (“Participant”). Any entrant under the
age of 18 must have obtained either parent or guardian consent to their entry and
participation in the Competition. Employees, directors and officers, and their immediate
families (spouse, parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses), and their
respective household members, of P&O Ferries (“Sponsor”), their parent companies,
affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and Competition agencies are not eligible to
enter. The laws and courts of England & Wales govern this Competition. By making a
competition entry, the Participant will be deemed to have read and understood these
terms and conditions and to be bound by them. It is a condition of entry that all rules are
accepted as final and the competitor agrees to abide by these rules.
2. SPONSOR: The Sponsor for this competition is P&O Ferries Holdings Ltd, Channel House,
Channel View Road, Dover, Kent CT17 9TJ
3. COMPETITION TIMING: The competition begins on Friday 16th December 2022 at 09:00
(BST) and ends on Sunday 18th December at 23:59 (GMT). Entries for this competition must
be received by 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday 18th December. No purchase necessary.
4. HOW TO ENTER: The promotion is a free prize draw and is open to anyone who submits
an entry through the competition mechanic via Instagram. Only one entry per Participant.
In order to participate in the competition, each Participant must be following P&O
Ferries, like and comment on the competition post, tagging a friend and commenting
where they’d like to travel to in 2023.
Participants will gain an extra entry into the competition when signing up to the P&O
Newsletter via the link in bio.
5. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION / EXCLUSION: By entering, Participants agree to be
bound by these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements. Participant represents
and warrants that he/she has the right and authority to enter into this Competition on
his/her own behalf (or consent from parent or guardian if under the age of 18) and that
his/her entry is original and he/she has the right to assign the entry to Sponsor on the
terms set out herein. Sponsor is not responsible for late, incomplete, illegible, damaged
or misdirected entries. Sponsor may disqualify any Participants who do not act in
accordance with these Official Rules or who are suspected to have been involved in any
fraudulent or illegal activity. The use of automated processes, scripts or any other
measures to manipulate the Promotion is forbidden and shall lead to the disqualification
of the Participant.
By entering this competition, Participants are consenting to receiving relevant
communications from Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates or subsidiaries,
including marketing communications and news, events, offers and competitions. The first
and last name of the Winner may be announced via the P&O Ferries Facebook page. The
Winner (as defined below) may be required to participate in reasonable social media
activities promoting P&O Ferries, including by posting about their win on Facebook,
Instagram and/or Twitter (as reasonably directed by the Sponsor).
6. DETERMINATION OF WINNER: The winner will be chosen at random from all eligible
entries and will be notified via comment or direct message on Instagram by 17:30 (GMT)
on Tuesday 20th December 2022.
The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Once notified, the
winner must acknowledge within five working days and begin to make arrangements to
claim the prize.
7. THE PRIZE: The Prize consists of a return crossing for four passengers and one car on one
of three P&O Ferries routes: Dover – Calais, Hull – Rotterdam or Cairnryan – Larne, as
well as £100 worth World Duty Free Voucher to be spent on the crossing. There is one
Should the Dover to Calais route be chosen, the prize consists of a Standard Return ticket
for four passengers plus one car.
Should the Hull to Rotterdam route be chosen, the prize consists of a Mini Cruise crossing
for four passengers plus one car, one four-bunk inside cabin, and meals.
Should the Cairnryan to Larne route be chosen, the prize consists of a Long Break ticket
for four passengers plus one car.
The Prize is non-transferable; no substitutions or cash alternatives are permitted, except
by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. All taxes and any other costs related to this Prize not
specifically stated within these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the winner. The
Prize must be taken and completed within one calendar year of the winner being notified.
8. ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS: By entering, Participants unconditionally assigns and transfers
to Sponsor all rights, title and interest in and to his/her entry, including, without
limitation, the copyright therein. Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to
edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, broadcast, publish or otherwise use (and
authorise others to use) the entry for any purpose which Sponsor deems necessary or
desirable including on Sponsor’s websites, in film and other broadcasts, and through
social media channels (including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter), and
each Participant irrevocably waives any and all so-called moral rights he/she may have in
By accepting this prize, the Winner consents to the use of his/her name for advertising,
publicity and promotional purposes by Sponsor, or a party designated by Sponsor in
connection with the entry, including but not limited to, any online announcements,
without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
9. TRAVEL: All entries and travel must originate in the UK. The travel element of any
competition prize is subject to P&O Ferries' normal conditions of carriage and availability.
All tickets in connection with the competition are non-exchangeable and may not be
transferred to third parties. In the event of cancellation by winners, for whatever reason,
no alternative need be given. Once the booking is confirmed reservations may not be
changed. All other expenses associated with taking the trip shall be the responsibility of
P&O Ferries will not be liable for passengers failing to make the departure times indicated
on their tickets. Participants agree that they are required to use their own vehicle to
arrive at departure ports.
Passengers must ensure they comply in full with all relevant customs and immigration
requirements, including the appropriate passport and visa requirements. Passengers are
strongly advised to take out adequate travel insurance.
10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: P&O Ferries will not liable for any failure to fulfil this offer
where such failure is caused by any supervening circumstances amounting to force
majeure. Such circumstances shall include, but shall not be limited to severe weather
conditions, fire, flood, war, earthquake, riots, industrial dispute, acts of God, supervening
legislation or events which, without the fault of either party, render performance
impossible or incapable of satisfactory execution.
11. GENERAL: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, suspend or modify
part or all of this Competition at any time without notice, if in the Sponsor’s opinion there
is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any
portion of the Competition, or if virus, bugs, non-authorised human intervention, fraud or
other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or integrity and
proper play of the Competition. In such event, Sponsor may void any entries it suspects
are at issue and award the prize(s) from among all eligible entries received up to the date
of cancellation. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not
constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify
Participants who violate these Official Rules.
12. PRIVACY: Information collected from Participants will only be used for the purposes of
entry into the Competition and the purposes set out in the clauses above. Any personal
information provided by the Participant in connection with the Competition will be
collected and processed by the Sponsor and P&O Ferries Holdings Ltd, Channel House,
Channel View Road, Dover, Kent CT17 9TJ under the laws of the United Kingdom.