Entertainment Competitions

Friday 22 February 2019

Win two return flights from Dublin to Toronto with Air Transat

Closing Date: Saturday August 11 2018

Win two return flights from Dublin to Toronto with Air Transat
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Win two return flights from Dublin to Toronto with the World’s Best Leisure Airline, Air Transat.

Travel in comfort with checked bags included as standard, plus your in-flight meals and entertainment. You can now get fares for Dublin to Toronto from just €298 with Air Transat so there's never been a better time to visit Canada.

This trendy city is famous for the glistening harbourfront, the dizzying edge walk at CN Tower, and one of Canada’s largest shopping malls. Venturing out of Toronto leads to the powerful Niagara Falls, and thrill seekers will love Ottawa for dog sledding, bungee jumping or helicopter lessons.

For information on fares from Dublin to Toronto, click here.

To enter, fill in your details and answer the question below;

Terms & Conditions

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Prize Specific Terms and Conditions
  1. The competition is to win two return flights to Toronto.
  2. To enter, fill in your details and answer the question in the form.
  3. The competition opens on 4th August and closes on 11th August 2018 at 11.59pm.
  4. Winners will be contacted by phone or email within 2 weeks after the competition closes.
  5. The Winner shall be a resident of the Island of Ireland who is at least 18 years of age on August 4th, 2018. The Winner must complete the Waiver Form within ten (10) business days after its receipt, failing which he/she may not receive the portion of the Prize which is intended for him/her.
  6. Accommodation and transfers are not included in the prize. The return ticket trip between Dublin and Toronto must be taken between September 1, 2018 and October 29, 2019 excluding July & August and must not include a bank holiday. The prize must be booked by September 30, 2018.
  7. On the travel date, the Winner must have the legal right to leave and to return to the Island of Ireland and must have the legal right to enter and leave Canada. They are fully responsible for obtaining, at their own expense, all documentation necessary for the trip as required by the authorities concerned, including, and without limitation, visas, passports and vaccination certificates. These must be obtained before departure. The Winner and his/her guest must comply with the Contest validity dates.
  8. The Prize offered must be accepted as awarded and is not exchangeable, refundable, transferable or convertible into cash. In the event that the Prize is not accepted in accordance with its attached conditions, the Prize will be deemed to be forfeited.
  9. The Organizer and all of its respective partners, shareholders, directors, officers, owners, associates, employees, members, sponsors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns shall assume no liability of any nature whatsoever for any postponement, delay, reroute or cancellation of the flight or any other component of the Prize (or the flight(s) related to the Prize) or any other transportation included in the Prize for any reason whatsoever, including, without limitation, weather conditions or equipment breakdown or failure. In this regard, the Winner hereby waives all claims, whether past, present, future or contingent, against the Organizer and all of its respective partners, shareholders, directors, officers, owners, associates, employees, members, sponsors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns relating to the subject matter hereof or relating, directly or indirectly, to any postponement, delay or cancellation of the flight or of any other component of the Prize or of any other transportation included in the Prize.
Terms and Conditions
  1. The promoters are Independent News and Media Public Limited Company, 27-32 Talbot St, Dublin 1 (“INM”).  INM Events will provide the prize to the winner.
  2. By entering, all eligible entrants agree to abide by each and all these terms and conditions.  The entry form will be part of the overall terms and conditions. Misrepresentative or fraudulent entries will invalidate an entry.  Where a competition involves a voting process: offering or receiving any incentive for voting is not permitted and will invalidate the vote, and may disqualify the recipient of the vote.  INM reserves the right, with or without cause, to exclude entrants and withhold prizes for violating any of these terms and conditions.  INM reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions.  Any amendments will be published on the website.
  3. Promotion is open anybody over 18 years of age.  INM reserves the right to request written proof of age from the winner.
  4. Each entrant can enter this competition only once.
  5. Use of a false email, name or address by an entrant will disqualify them from receiving any prize.
  6. If you subscribe to an email newsletter, please note you can unsubscribe at anytime by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email newsletter.
  7. The competition winning entry will be selected in a draw by an independent judge.  The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence or communication will be entered into. Winner (s) will be contacted by email, telephone or post.
  8. In the case of conflict between these rules and such specific directions/terms and conditions, these rules shall prevail.  By participating in this competition, you are deemed to accept these rules and the specific directions/terms and conditions applicable to the individual prizes, as specified above. 
  9. No responsibility is accepted for entries damaged, lost or mislaid and proof of posting will not be accepted as proof of delivery.  No entries will be accepted by agents, in bulk or from third parties.
  10. Winners will be notified within 14 days of the relevant closing date by email, phone or post. Names of winners of major promotions are available by sending an SAE to Independent News & Media, 27-32 Talbot St, Dublin 1 up to one month after the closing date.
  11. Any additional costs and expenses incurred by the prize winner are to be the responsibility of the prize winner.
  12. Unless otherwise stated, all taxes, insurances, fees and surcharges are to be the sole responsibility of the prize winner.
  13. The determination and decision of INM on all matters shall be final and no competition correspondence will be entered into. INM reserve the right in their reasonable discretion: (a) to disqualify any claimant, competitor or nominee whose conduct is contrary to the spirit of the rules or the intention of the promotion and to declare as void any or all of their claims or entries based on such conduct; (b) to declare as void any claims or entries resulting from any printing, production and/or distribution errors (including but not limited to any error(s) in the magazine, this website, and/or other printed materials, or where there has been error(s) in any aspect of the preparation for or conduct of the promotion materially affecting the result of the promotion or the number of claimants or the value of claims; (c) to add to or to waive any rules on reasonable notice; and/or (d) to cancel the promotion or any part of it at any stage in the event of circumstances beyond INM’s reasonable control.
  14. Prizes are non-transferable and may not be re-sold. If a prize is unavailable due to circumstances out of INM’s control, INM will take all reasonable steps to substitute the prize with a suitable alternative.  No cash alternative will be awarded in lieu of stated prize(s).
  15. INM accepts no responsibility for the supply, non-supply, purported non-supply or delay in supply of prizes to be provided by a third party including, without limitation, failure of the prize winner to receive ownership of the prize.  Prize winners are responsible for booking and/or completing other formalities directly with the specified third party.
  16. The promotion may also be declared void should a printing or production error in connection with the competition appear in the magazine or on this website.
  17. Entrants acknowledge and accept that publicity may be given to competition winners and winners’ names and images may be published on Independent.ie website, social media channels and other website(s) relating to the promotion. Winners must co-operate fully for publicity purposes if so required.
  18. All entrants agree not to engage in any interviews or make any statements in connection with or arising from the competition without the written consent of INM.
  19. INM reserves the right to publish entries (including parts of entries) other than the winning entry and publication does not necessarily mean the entrant has won a prize.
  20. All competition entrants can opt-in to marketing materials or newsletters by ticking the appropriate box(es) on the entry form.
  21. INM will not be liable for technical, hardware, or software failures of any kind or lost or unavailable network connections that may limit or prohibit an eligible entrant’s ability to participate in the competition.  Other than death or personal injury arising from the acts or omissions of INM or its employees, INM will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of the winner’s (or their guest’s) enjoyment of the prize.
INM reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend a competition and/or vary competition rules at any time without prior notice.