Christmas Competition Terms

Terms & Conditions 

Instagram: 12 Days of #MerlinPassChristmas

Between Sunday 1st and Thursday 12th December 2019, Merlin Annual Pass will be running a competition each day on its Instagram channel (www.instagram.com/merlinannualpass). There will be one prize up for grabs each day, and the winner will be announced shortly after the competition has closed. Please see the terms and conditions below for each competition.

Competition 1: Sunday 1st December


Prize:
x6 Platinum fastrack tickets for Alton Towers Resort – worth £100 each!

To enter, you must do the following:
1. Follow @merlinannualpass and @altontowers on Instagram
2. Tag at least one friend in the comments

The competition is open from 10am on Sunday 1st December. The competition ends at 10am on Monday 2nd December. Entrants can enter multiple times by tagging different friends in the comments. There is just one prize up for grabs in this competition, so there will be just one winner announced. The winner will be announced in the public comments of the competition post, once the competition has ended. Please note, the fastrack tickets cannot be used during Alton Towers’ Scarefest or Fireworks events. The fastrack tickets expire at the end of Alton Towers’ 2020 season.


Competition 2: Monday 2nd December

Prize: x4 tickets to the Shrek’s Adventure! Grotto

To enter, you must do the following:
1. Follow @merlinannualpass and @shreksadventure on Instagram
2. Tag at least one friend in the comments

The competition is open from 10am on Monday 2nd December. The competition ends at 10am on Tuesday 3rd December. Entrants can enter multiple times by tagging different friends in the comments. There is just one prize up for grabs in this competition, so there will be just one winner announced. The winner will be announced in the public comments of the competition post, once the competition has ended.


Competition 3: Tuesday 3rd December

Prize: Royal Afternoon Tea for 4 people at Madame Tussauds London

To enter, you must do the following:
1. Follow @merlinannualpass and @madametussauds on Instagram
2. Tag at least one friend in the comments

The competition is open from 10am on Tuesday 3rd December. The competition ends at 10am on Wednesday 4th December. Entrants can enter multiple times by tagging different friends in the comments. There is just one prize up for grabs in this competition, so there will be just one winner announced. The winner will be announced in the public comments of the competition post, once the competition has ended. Please note, the winner will not be able to use their prize between 26th – 31st December. Madame Tussauds London require 5 working days’ notice for bookings.


Competition 4: Wednesday 4th December

Prize: Amur Tiger Encounter for x4 people at Chessington World of Adventures – worth £60 per person!

To enter, you must do the following:
1. Follow @merlinannualpass and @chessingtonworldofadventures on Instagram
2. Tag at least one friend in the comments

The competition is open from 10am on Wednesday 4th December. The competition ends at 10am on Thursday 5th December. Entrants can enter multiple times by tagging different friends in the comments. There is just one prize up for grabs in this competition, so there will be just one winner announced. The winner will be announced in the public comments of the competition post, once the competition has ended.

Terms for the Amur Tiger Encounter experience:
This experience starts at 13:30pm and lasts for approximately 30 minutes. Maximum of 4 people per experience. You must be a minimum of 10 years old to participate. Adventurers under the age of 16 years will require a full paying adult (18+) with a valid experience ticket for the time and date of the experience. Any additional guests without a valid ticket will not be permitted on the experience. Park entry is not included in the price of your ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Pregnant women are not permitted on any of the VIP experiences at Chessington World of Adventures. Due to the nature of Chessington World of Adventures’ VIP experiences, some of the encounters may not be suitable for guests with mobility problems.


Competition 5: Thursday 5th December

Prize: x1 Knight and x1 Princess children’s dress-up set

To enter, you must do the following:
1. Follow @merlinannualpass and @warwickcastleofficial on Instagram
2. Tag at least one friend in the comments

The competition is open from 10am on Thursday 5th December. The competition ends at 10am on Friday 6th December. Entrants can enter multiple times by tagging different friends in the comments. There is just one prize up for grabs in this competition, so there will be just one winner announced. The winner will be announced in the public comments of the competition post, once the competition has ended. The dress-up sets are suitable for children aged 4 – 10 years. Prize must be redeemed by 31st January 2020.


Competition 6: Friday 6th December

Prize: Family Panto Royal Box experience in The Blackpool Tower Circus for 4 people

To enter, you must do the following:
1. Follow @merlinannualpass and @theblackpooltower on Instagram
2. Tag at least one friend in the comments

The competition is open from 10am on Friday 6th December. The competition ends at 10am on Saturday 7th December. Entrants can enter multiple times by tagging different friends in the comments. There is just one prize up for grabs in this competition, so there will be just one winner announced. The winner will be announced in the public comments of the competition post, once the competition has ended.


Competition 7: Saturday 7th December

Prize: x4 Thorpe Park Season Passes for 2020

To enter, you must do the following:
1. Follow @merlinannualpass and @thorpeparkofficial on Instagram
2. Tag at least one friend in the comments

The competition is open from 10am on Saturday 7th December. The competition ends at 10am on Sunday 8th December. Entrants can enter multiple times by tagging different friends in the comments. There is just one prize up for grabs in this competition, so there will be just one winner announced. The winner will be announced in the public comments of the competition post, once the competition has ended.


Competition 8: Sunday 8th December

Prize: x4 tickets for the iFly experience at Bear Grylls Adventure

To enter, you must do the following:
1. Follow @merlinannualpass and @beargryllsadventure on Instagram
2. Tag at least one friend in the comments

The competition is open from 10am on Sunday 8th December. The competition ends at 10am on Monday 9th December. Entrants can enter multiple times by tagging different friends in the comments. There is just one prize up for grabs in this competition, so there will be just one winner announced. The winner will be announced in the public comments of the competition post, once the competition has ended.

Terms for the iFly experience:
• Suitable for guests aged 8+
• Guests aged 8 and 9 years old must be accompanied on the activity itself by an adult aged 18+. This adult must hold a full activity ticket.
• Those under 14 must have an adult present on the day to supervise and sign their waiver. The adult does not have to take part in the activity itself.
• Guests who have previously suffers dislocations are not permitted to take part in iFLY
• Maximum weight is 18 stone
• Due to the nature of this activity, pregnant guests are not permitted to take part
• Full assumption of risk can be found here https://www.beargryllsadventure.com/media/1724/new-ifly-jump-experience-declaration-of-risk-1.pdf


Competition 9: Monday 9th December

Prize: x4 tickets for a London Eye champagne experience

To enter, you must do the following:
1. Follow @merlinannualpass and @londoneye on Instagram
2. Tag at least one friend in the comments

The competition is open from 10am on Monday 9th December. The competition ends at 10am on Tuesday 10th December. Entrants can enter multiple times by tagging different friends in the comments. There is just one prize up for grabs in this competition, so there will be just one winner announced. The winner will be announced in the public comments of the competition post, once the competition has ended.


Competition 10: Tuesday 10th December

Prize: 4x drink flasks, 4x bags of death (tote bag) and 4x free drinks at the Tavern

To enter, you must do the following:
1. Follow @merlinannualpass and @londondungeon on Instagram
2. Tag at least one friend in the comments

The competition is open from 10am on Tuesday 10th December. The competition ends at 10am on Wednesday 11th December. Entrants can enter multiple times by tagging different friends in the comments. There is just one prize up for grabs in this competition, so there will be just one winner announced. The winner will be announced in the public comments of the competition post, once the competition has ended.


Competition 11: Wednesday 11th December

Prize: Penguin Feed experience for 2 people at SEA LIFE London

To enter, you must do the following:
1. Follow @merlinannualpass and @sea_life_london on Instagram
2. Tag at least one friend in the comments

The competition is open from 10am on Wednesday 11th December. The competition ends at 10am on Thursday 12th December. Entrants can enter multiple times by tagging different friends in the comments. There is just one prize up for grabs in this competition, so there will be just one winner announced. The winner will be announced in the public comments of the competition post, once the competition has ended.
Terms for the Penguin Feed experience:
• Guest must be aged 12 years + to take part in this experience


Competition 12: Thursday 12th December

Prize: Gold VIP Package at LEGOLAND Windsor for 5 people

To enter, you must do the following:
1. Follow @merlinannualpass and @legolandwindsor on Instagram
2. Tag at least one friend in the comments

The competition is open from 10am on Wednesday 12th December. The competition ends at 10am on Friday 13th December. Entrants can enter multiple times by tagging different friends in the comments. There is just one prize up for grabs in this competition, so there will be just one winner announced. The winner will be announced in the public comments of the competition post, once the competition has ended. Please note this experience cannot be redeemed on special event days.
The Promoter of this competition is Merlin Entertainments Limited., a global entertainments company, with its principal office at: Link House, 25 West St, Poole BH15 1LD

Winning Entrants will be chosen by the Promoter at random from valid entries submitted. The Promoter’s choice of winning entrant is final. No correspondence will be entered into and no process of appeal is available to Entrants.

Only the Winning Entrants will be contacted. The Promoter reserves the right to redistribute the prize if a Winning Entrant does not reply by 11.00am on the [third] working day after the day on which they are notified.

The Promoter reserves the right to check the validity of any entry. Entries failing to comply with these rules will not be accepted.

The winner will be announced via the public comments on the competition post, and liaison will happen through Instagram direct messages.

This competition is open to UK resident individuals aged 18 and over only.

Employees of Merlin Entertainments and their family members are not eligible to win this competition.

Details of Merlin Annual Pass’s privacy policy can be found at the following link: https://www.merlinannualpass.co.uk/information/privacy-policy. This sets out how the Promoter will use the personal data it collects during the competition.

No purchase is necessary to enter the competition.

The Promoter takes no responsibility for any costs, expenses, loss or damage suffered by the Winning Entrant arising out of the use of the prize, except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter or that of its employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

The prize is non-refundable.

The prize is as above. No cash alternative to the prizes is offered. The Promoter reserves the right to change the prizes for a prize of equal or higher value in the event of unforeseen circumstances, or if the prize offered is inappropriate due to the age of the Winning Entrant.

Entry implies acceptance of these rules.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes arising under these terms and conditions.

The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel or amend this competition where it becomes necessary to do so.

Facebook: #FestiveFriday

Prize: x4 Premium Individual Merlin Annual Pass vouchers
To enter, you must do the following:
1. Follow @merlinannualpass on Facebook
2. Comment using the hashtag #FestiveFriday

Every Friday during the month of December, we'll be running the same competition on Facebook - where one lucky follower will win x4 Premium Individual Merlin Annual Pass vouchers. The winner has 10 months to redeem the voucher, and once redeemed, they'll receive x4 Merlin Annual Passes which provide access to 30 UK attractions for 12 months.

The first competition opens at 10am on Friday 6th December and closes at 10am on Monday 9th December. The winner will be announced in the public comments shortly after the competition closes. There will be one winner and that winner will win x4 Premium Individual Merlin Annual Pass vouchers.

The second competition opens at 10am on Friday 13th December and closes at 10am on Monday 16th December. The winner will be announced in the public comments shortly after the competition closes. There will be one winner and that winner will win x4 Premium Individual Merlin Annual Pass vouchers.

The third competition opens at 10am on Friday 20th December and closes at 10am on Monday 23rd December. The winner will be announced in the public comments shortly after the competition closes. There will be one winner and that winner will win x4 Premium Individual Merlin Annual Pass vouchers.

The fourth competition opens at 10am on Friday 27th December and closes at 10am on Monday 30th December. The winner will be announced in the public comments shortly after the competition closes. There will be one winner and that winner will win x4 Premium Individual Merlin Annual Pass vouchers.

Winning Entrants will be chosen by the Promoter at random from valid entries submitted. The Promoter’s choice of winning entrant is final. No correspondence will be entered into and no process of appeal is available to Entrants.

Only the Winning Entrant will be contacted. The Promoter reserves the right to redistribute the prize if a Winning Entrant does not reply by 11.00am on the [third] working day after the day on which they are notified.

The Promoter reserves the right to check the validity of any entry. Entries failing to comply with these rules will not be accepted.

The winner will be announced via the public comments on the competition post, and liaison will happen through Instagram direct messages.

This competition is open to UK resident individuals aged 18 and over only.

Employees of Merlin Entertainments and their family members are not eligible to win this competition.

Details of Merlin Annual Pass’s privacy policy can be found at the following link: https://www.merlinannualpass.co.uk/information/privacy-policy. This sets out how the Promoter will use the personal data it collects during the competition.

No purchase is necessary to enter the competition.

The Promoter takes no responsibility for any costs, expenses, loss or damage suffered by the Winning Entrant arising out of the use of the prize, except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter or that of its employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

The prize is non-refundable.

The prize is as above. No cash alternative to the prizes is offered. The Promoter reserves the right to change the prizes for a prize of equal or higher value in the event of unforeseen circumstances, or if the prize offered is inappropriate due to the age of the Winning Entrant.

Entry implies acceptance of these rules.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes arising under these terms and conditions.

The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel or amend this competition where it becomes necessary to do so.
The Promoter of this competition is Merlin Entertainments Limited., a global entertainments company, with its principal office at: Link House, 25 West St, Poole BH15 1LD