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Competition Terms and Conditions

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  1. Eligibility: Entry is open to residents of the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) and ROI aged 18+ except employees (and their immediate families) of Merlin Entertainments (“the Promoter”), Kellogg’s and any other companies associated with the draw.
  2. Promotional date: Monthly draw starts February 2017 and closes June 2017. Late entry draw closes 31st December 2017.
  3. All monthly draws start on the 1st of each month and finish on the last day of the month from February through to June 2017.
  4. Entry Requirements: No purchase necessary. Fill in the entry form on the Merlin Fun website (www.merlinfun.com/kelloggs). Entries are limited to one per person per week.
  5. For the avoidance of doubt only one unique email address will be accepted per person.
  6. Late entry draw. One unique winner will be selected from valid entries received between 30.06.17 and midnight on 31.12.17.
  7. Winner Selection and notification: The weekly and late entry draw winner will be drawn by an independent adjudicator or via a verifiable computerised system producing random results from valid entries submitted within 7 working days of each weekly closing date and winners will be notified within 5 days of each weekly draw via email.
  8. Reasonable efforts will be made to contact the winners. If the winner cannot be contacted within 28 days of notification, or are unable to comply with these terms and conditions, Merlin Entertainments reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant drawn at random. The Prize: Merlin shall provide each monthly winner with ONE family short break stay at the pre-selected Merlin attraction for that chosen month. Prizes for the short break stay will either be at Alton Towers Resort, THORPE PARK Resort, Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Warwick Castle and LEGOLAND Windsor Resort. Prize is valid for up to 5 people (3 adults max) Proof of identity and age may be required. For further details and conditions for each short break prize please see TERM 30.
  9. Max one prize per household.
  10. Prize can only be used as stipulated, are not transferable to another individual and cannot be exchanged for cash or used in any other way. Sale of the Prize for profit is prohibited.  Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or ticket. Prize must be taken as a complete package. Any breach of this term will result in disqualification and the promoter reserves the right to cancel the prize.
  11. General: Use of a false name or address will result in disqualification.
  12. Entries that are incomplete, illegible, inaudible or indecipherable will not be valid and deemed void.
  13. All entries must be made directly by the person entering the prize draw.
  14. Entries from agents, third parties, organised groups or entries automatically generated by computer will not be accepted. No incomplete or corrupted entries will be accepted. Entries will only be accepted if they comply with these terms and conditions.
  15. No responsibility can be accepted for entries or claims lost or delayed via e-mail/phone.
  16. The winners and their companions are responsible for any expenses which may be incurred by the winners in claiming the prize.
  17. Prizes are subject to availability and subject to the individual attraction’s terms and conditions.
  18. In the event of circumstances outside its reasonable control, Merlin Entertainments reserves the right to amend or alter the terms of the promotion at any time but will always endeavour to minimise the effect on participants to avoid undue disappointment.
  19. In the event of a prize being unavailable, Merlin Entertainments reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.
  20. The winner and their companions agree to the use of their name, photograph and disclosure of county of residence and will co-operate with any other reasonable requests by Merlin Entertainments relating to any post-winning publicity.
  21. The attraction entry tickets can only be used by the prize winner and as stipulated. The tickets are non-transferable and not for resale.  Any purported or attempted transfer or sale of or other misuse of the tickets will render them automatically void.
  22. Confirmation of the prize will be made in writing to the winner.
  23. Failure to respond and/or provide an address, or failure to meet the eligibility requirements may result in forfeiture of the prize.
  24. Merlin Entertainments’ decision is final in relation to promotional matters.
  25. Size, height, weight, age restrictions and medical warnings apply to certain rides and attractions. The Attractions reserve the right to refuse entry and to close and/or alter all or any part of the facilities including closure of rides and/or attractions and removal of figures for technical, operational, health and safety or other reasons including overcapacity.
  26. In the event of a discrepancy between these standard terms and conditions and the details in the promotional material (or any other terms and conditions provided/referred to at the time of entry), the details of the promotional material (and any other terms and conditions provided/referred to at the time of entry) shall prevail.
  27. The Promoter reserves the right to verify all entries including but not limited to asking for address and identity details and to refuse to award a prize or withdraw prize entitlement and/or refuse further participation in the promotion and disqualify the participant where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions or any instructions forming part of this promotions entry requirements or otherwise where a participant has gained unfair advantage in participating in the promotion or won using fraudulent means.
  28. A list of winners will be available on the Merlin Fun website (www.merlinfun.com/kelloggs) unless otherwise stated, after the close of the draw and for a period of 3 months. Only the first name, surname and county of the winners will be disclosed.
  29. Data Protection: Use of personal data received in the course of the promotion will be in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. By submitting an entry, you consent to the Promoter processing your personal data for the purposes of carrying out the promotion and notifying and advertising the winners
  30. Prize details will be as follows:

a) Alton Towers Resort – 1 x CBeebies Hotel Stay including 1 night accommodation for 4 people in a Bugbie room in the Cbeebies Land Hotel, breakfast for 4 and theme park tickets for 1 day CBeebies Land Hotel break (opening Summer 2017):

Prize covers one night’s accommodation for up to 4 guests in a Bugbie room in the CBeebies Land Hotel.  Prize also includes breakfast and one day theme park entry for up to 4 guests.  Entrance to the Waterpark, Tree Top Quest, Extraordinary Golf and Spa are not included in the prize.  Limited number of competition prize rooms available on any one night and subject to availability.  Not valid in conjunction with any other offer.  Valid for stays taken before 5th October 2017, excluding secondary ticketed events (e.g. concerts).  For accommodation purposes only,  one guest must be aged 18+.  Identification will be required upon check-in.  Check-in can be made from 3pm onwards.  Prizes do not include travel to or from Alton Towers Resort, in-room movies and phone calls.  All other expenses are the responsibility of the winner and guests.  Prizes are non-transferable, not for resale and there is no cash alternative.


b) Alton Towers Resort - 1 Hotel Stay for 4 people in a standard room at Alton Towers Resort Hotel, breakfast and theme park tickets for 1 day to be taken in 2018 for catch all draw winner on 1ST Jan 2017.

Prize covers one night’s accommodation for up to 4 guests in a standard room in the Alton Towers Hotel.  Prize also includes breakfast and one day theme park entry for up to 4 guests.  Entrance to Tree Top Quest, Waterpark, Extraordinary Golf and Spa are not included in the prize.  Limited number of competition prize rooms available on any one night and subject to availability.  Not valid in conjunction with any other offer.  Valid for stay taken before 4th October 2018, excluding secondary ticketed events (e.g. concerts).  For accommodation purposes only one guest must be aged 18+.  Identification will be required upon check-in.  Check-in can be made from 3pm onwards.  Prizes do not include travel to or from Alton Towers Resort, in-room movies and phone calls.  All other expenses are the responsibility of the winner and guests.  Prizes are non-transferable, not for resale and there is no cash alternative


c) Chessington World of Adventures Resort – 1 x Hotel stay in a Gruffalo Room at the Chessington Safari Hotel for 4 people.

Prize covers one night’s accommodation for up to 4 guests in a Gruffalo themed room in Safari Hotel including breakfast and two days entry onto the Theme Park. Prize is valid 20/03/17 to 19/10/17  during our off peak periods which excludes the following peak periods  1st April – 22nd April, 30th April, 27th May – 3rd June, 22nd July – 2nd Sept, 21st Oct – 29th Oct and Saturday nights. Entrance to Go Ape at Chessington is not included in the prize.  Allocation to redeem your competition prize is subject to availability at all times. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  For accommodation purposes only one guest must be aged 18+. Prizes do not include travel to or from Chessington World of Adventures Resort, in-room movies and phone calls.  All other expenses are the responsibility of the winner and guests.  Prizes are non-transferable, not for resale and there is no cash alternative. To redeem, please email reservations@chessington.co.uk with your voucher number, preferred date of stay and number of guest.


D) LEGOLAND WINDSOR rESORT­­­­ – 1 x Hotel Stay at LEGOLAND® Windsor Hotel for 4 people.

The Prize: There is one prize of a night’s stay in the LEGOLAND® Windsor Hotel for a Family of 4 (2 adults 18 years and over and 2 children under 15 years or 1 adult and 3 children) at the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort. Prize consists of 1 night’s stay with breakfast included, entry for 4 people for 2 days into the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort and Q-Bot Regular for both days. Prize also includes £100 of LEGO® Loot which can be redeemed at all retail, food and digital photography outlets on park during your stay.

Prizes must be claimed and trip taken by 30th October 2017, subject to availability. Dates must be mutually agreed between the winner and Merlin Entertainments. Merlin Entertainments shall have the right to approve or disapprove the selected dates in its absolute discretion. Dates are subject to availability. Excludes 10th – 18th February, 29th April – 1st May, 23rd – 30th October and during the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort Christmas event. Other weekends and some peak periods may be unavailable. TOPTIP, August can be very busy at the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort. Why not make the most of your visit at other times of the season. Winners are advised to provide up to 3 suitable dates for their stay and where possible the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort will try and accommodate accordingly.D3) Prize is valid for up to 4 people. All entrants and the winner must be 18 or older or have signed authorisation form from a parent or guardian who must be in attendance for the trip. Proof of identity and age may be required.

Prize can only be used as stipulated, are not transferable to another individual and cannot be exchanged for cash or used in any other way. Sale of the Prize for profit is prohibited.  Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or ticket. Prize must be taken as a complete package. Any purported or attempted transfer or sale of or other misuse of the day entry tickets will render them automatically void. If the winner elects partake in any or all portions of his/her prize with fewer than (4) guests, any remainder of the prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to alternative compensation.

The winners and their companions are responsible for any expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the prize, including any necessary travel arrangements within the UK, facilities at the attraction, spending money, telephone calls, personal items, merchandise and souvenirs, incidental costs, any additional hotel rooms, all alcoholic drinks, meals or refreshments, or taxes or expenses which may be incurred by the winners in claiming the prize.

a. Prizes are subject to availability and subject to the individual attraction’s terms and conditions which can be found here www.legoland.co.uk/Book/Terms--Conditions-new/Park-Terms--Conditions/.

b. In the event of circumstances outside its reasonable control, Merlin Entertainments reserves the right to amend or alter the terms of the promotion at any time but will always endeavour to minimise the effect on participants to avoid undue disappointment.

c. In the event of a prize being unavailable, Merlin Entertainments reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

d. Tickets will be dated.

e. Size, height, weight, age restrictions and medical warnings apply to certain rides and attractions. The attractions reserve the right to refuse entry and to close and/or alter all or any part of the facilities including closure of rides and/or attractions and removal of figures for technical, operational, health and safety or other reasons including overcapacity. By entering the competition the winner agrees to allow the free use of their first name, photograph, where applicable and general location for publicity and news purposes in connection with this competition and on the Promoter’s website.


d) THORPE PARK Resort – 1 x Overnight Stay at THORPE SHARK Hotel for 4 people including

1. Breakfast on the second day for up to 4 people

2. Free Fastrack until 11am on second day for up to 4 people

3. Free car parking

This prize is subject to availability.

The prize must be redeemed before 1 November 2017. Excludes all FRIGHT NIGHTS event dates including but not limited to 6-8th, 13-15th, 20-31st October 2017. This prize entitles the winner and 3 of his/her guests to a one night stay at the THORPE SHARK Hotel and entrance to the THORPE PARK Resort on the check-in date and the following day. Valid for up to 4 people in 1 room. Anyone under the age of 16 requires an adult aged 18 or over to stay in the room with them. Anyone under the age of 17 must have written parental consent.

This prize also entitles the winner and 3 of his/her guests to a complimentary breakfast on the second day of the overnight stay. This prize also includes 2 one-shot Fastrack vouchers per person up to 4 people on the available rides. This prize does not include transport costs to or from THORPE SHARK Hotel or any other expenses incurred by the winner and/or his/her guests whilst at THORPE PARK Resort.

Winners must use this prize during the specified validity period and surrender their voucher at time of check-in. Winners claiming this prize must 16 years of age or over and if under the age of 18 must be accompanied by at least one person over the age of 18.

This prize is offered by Merlin Attractions Operations Limited (Merlin) and is subject to Merlin's terms and conditions relating to the THORPE SHARK Hotel and THORPE PARK Resort.


e) Warwick Castle - 1 x Overnight Stay for 4 people in a two-bedroom Woodland Lodge in Knight’s Village at Warwick Castle. includes:

  • Two-day Priority Entrance to Warwick Castle (excludes entry to The Castle Dungeon).
  • Two-day parking for one vehicle.
  • Breakfast per person
  • Guests can check in to the Knights Village from 4pm on the day of arrival and must check out by 10am the following day.
  • Warwick Castle opens from 10am until 4pm / 5pm / 6pm (depending on time of the year).
  • One Woodland Lodge ONLY will be allocated to the winner; prizes cannot be changed or swapped for cash value. Dates must be mutually agreed between the winner and Warwick Castle.  Warwick Castle shall have the right to approve or disapprove the selected dates in its absolute discretion. Dates are subject to availability. Please note Bank Holidays are excluded. The prize must be taken by 31st December 2017, subject to availability. Prize is valid for up to 4 people.  All entrants and the winners must be 18 or older or have signed authorisation form from a parent or guardian who must be in attendance for the trip.  Proof of identity and age may be required. Prize is subject to availability and subject to Warwick Castle’s terms and conditions. In the event of circumstances outside its reasonable control, Warwick Castle reserves the right to amend or alter the terms of the prizes at any time but will always endeavour to minimise the effect on participants to avoid undue disappointment. In the event of a prize being unavailable, Warwick Castle reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value. Tickets will be dated. Size, height, weight, age restrictions and medical warnings apply to certain shows and attractions. Warwick Castle reserves the right to refuse entry and to close and/or alter all or any part of the facilities including closure of rides and/or attractions and removal of figures for technical, operational, health and safety or other reasons including overcapacity.

    Promoter: Merlin Entertainments plc, 3 Market Close, Poole, Dorset BH15 1NQ


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