Win your Kid’s Dream Holiday with HomeAway

Competition Rules

  1. Open to United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland residents aged 18 or over only, except employees of the Promoter, HomeAway UK Ltd, and their associated, affiliated or subsidiary companies, their families, agents or any other person(s) connected with the competition.
  2. The competition starts at 00.01am on 19 June 2015 and closes at 11.59pm on 7 September 2015 (the “Competition Period”). Any entries received outside the Competition Period will be void. 1 entry per person during the Competition Period.
  3. To enter you must submit an entry of your child’s creation of a ‘dream holiday’.  Entries must be a photograph of the creation which could be a drawing, a painting, a sculpture or anything else your child may dream up.   Upload your photo using the online competition form available at URL during the Competition Period. You must also provide the age, and first name of your child.  Only entries created by children aged between 4 and 12 years old will be accepted. You may enter only once per child.
  4. You must retain the original item which is depicted in the photograph entry, as the winning entrants must provide the item/artwork to the Promoter for promotional and marketing purposes.  The Promoter will cover the reasonable cost of posting the item/artwork. 
  5. Bulk, automatically generated or third party entries are void.
  6. There will be one winner during the Competition Period. Entries received outside of a Competition period will not be considered.
  7. The winner will be the entrant during the Competition Period whose entry, in the opinion of the judges, demonstrates originality, flair, enthusiasm, creativity by their child. There will be at least 1 independent judge on the judging panel. Entries must be the original work of your child and not previously published. Entries which are or appear to be plagiarised or not the genuine creation of your child will be disqualified. Entries (including but not limited to text and photographs) for this competition must not contain any content that is defamatory, libellous, racist, homophobic, derogatory, pornographic, obscene, sexist, illegal, and/or otherwise inappropriate. Entrants must not do anything illegal and/or dangerous and/or that would put themselves or others at any risk. You must get the prior consent of anyone who features in your entry.
  8. The winner will be notified within 14 days after the end of the Competition Period. All reasonable endeavours will be made to contact the winners during the specified time. If a winner cannot be contacted or is not available, the Promoter reserves the right to select another winner from the valid entries that were received during the Competition Period.
  9. The prize will be a holiday worth up to £5,000.  The prize includes:
    1. a stay at holiday rental property on up to a total value of £4,000.  The Promoter will provide the Winner with one or more options of properties which best represent your child’s vision of a ‘dream holiday’.  The property is subject to availability.   Please also be aware that individual properties have different policies on allowing pets. If the cost of the Holiday Rental chosen by the Winner is more than £4,000 for their selected dates, the Winner will be required to pay the remainder of the cost.   If the cost of the Holiday Rental chosen by the Winner is less that £4,000, the Winner will not be entitled to claim the difference in cash.
    2. £1,000 cash to cover travel transportation costs such as flights, trains, car hire, ferry.
  10. Unless otherwise specified in these terms and conditions, prize excludes transfers, food, drink, spending money and any other costs connected to the prize. The prize is non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives to the prize in whole or in part. The prize and all elements included within it are subject to availability.
  11. The winner must book their holiday by 31 December 2015.  All travel must be taken by 31 August 2016.
  12. The Prize Provider reserves the right to substitute any aspect of the prize with one of a similar value.
  13. The winners and any guests will be required to participate in reasonable publicity relating to this competition. 
  14. The promoter of this competition is HomeAway UK Limited (the Promoter).
  15. The prize provider for this competition includes the relevant property owner (the Property Owner) of the property selected by the winner. All holiday rentals will be subject to the terms and conditions of the Property Owner.  The Winner will be required to complete a signed rental agreement with the Property Owner.
  16. The Promoter will keep you informed about special offers, promotions and information that may be of interest to you which you will be able to opt out of.
  17. General terms and conditions for competitions apply*.


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