Photo Caption Competition Terms & Conditions

Competition Dates:

The competition begins on Thursday 1st August 2013 and will close at midnight on Thursday 15th August 2013. Voting will then commence from Friday 16th August for one week until Friday 23rd August 2013.

How to Enter:

  • All entries must be entered via the Facebook form – by filling out your details, uploading your photo and completing the caption “We found a place to….”
  • You must be the sole owner of the copyright for all images entered.
  • By entering your images into the competition, you grant permission to to be allowed to reproduce the images in connection with the competition or marketing material.
  • By entering the competition you agree to receive emails and special offers from You can unsubscribe from these at any time.
  • HomeAway UK Ltd. Terms & Conditions as outlined below shall prevail in terms of the Prize Fulfillment.


  • There is one prize voucher of £500 towards a rental stay booked via
  • A shortlist of finalists will be chosen by a judging panel and then put to public vote for one week to decide the winner. The winner will be the photo which receives the most votes through our Facebook voting page.
  • To enter you must be a resident of the United Kingdom aged 18 or over. The promoter of this prize draw (the “Prize Draw”) is HomeAway UK Ltd., (the “Promoter”). The Promoter’s address is Portland House, 25th Floor, Bressenden Place, London SW1E 5BH.
  • The Prize Draw is not open to employees of HomeAway UK Ltd., their agencies or associated companies, or the immediate families of anyone associated with the Prize Draw. By entering the Competition, you agree to be bound by these rules.
  • The Promoter reserves the right to verify the eligibility, age, identity and e-mail account of entrants, and entrants agree to provide such information as the Promoter may reasonably request in this connection.
  • The Promoter will not be responsible for any payment of any costs, expenses, fees or taxes associated with the receipt or use of any of the Prizes.
  • By entering, entrants agree to be bound by the decisions of the Promoter and these Terms and Conditions and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. The Promoter, and those working for the Promoter or on behalf of Promoter, will not be responsible for lost, late, or misdirected e-mail, or for Internet, computer hardware and software, phone, and/or any other technical errors, malfunctions, and delays or any human error which may occur in the transmission, attempted transmission, receipt or processing of the entries.
  • The Promoter may refuse to award a Prize, or seek its recovery, in the event of the relevant entrant's fraud, dishonesty, or non-entitlement under, or breach of, these Terms and Conditions. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of the person who submits an entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the holder of the e-mail account from which the entry is made.
  • The Promoter assumes no responsibility for damages, losses or injuries that result from acceptance or use of any Prize to the maximum extent permissible under applicable laws.

Claiming the prize:

  • The winner will be notified by email
  • Confirmation of booking with the property owner or owners must be provided by sending an email to HomeAway UK Ltd. via the address provided in the prize confirmation email before funds are released.
  • The stay must occur within the one (1) year period following the notification to the winner that he or she won the prize, at which time the prize shall expire.
  • The prize winner must provide proof of the rental rate payable for the property by sending the property owner’s confirmation of the booking and the total amount payable to the email address provided in the prize confirmation email.
  • HomeAway UK Ltd. will be responsible for paying to the property owner or owners the amount of the rental cost up to the maximum prize amount, provided that should the rental cost (1) come to less than the prize amount, HomeAway UK Ltd. will forward the difference by cheque or bank transfer (as specified by the winner) to the winner, or (2) exceed the prize amount, it will be the duty of the winner to pay the excess to the relevant owner/owners.
  • For the avoidance of doubt, the winner must bear his/her own travel and other costs in connection with the property rental.
  • The prize winner agrees to their name being announced as the winner on HomeAway UK social media channels.
  • By accepting the prize and booking a property or properties listed on HomeAway UK Ltd., the winner and their accompanying travel companions accept and acknowledge the terms and conditions of HomeAway UK Ltd., as well as the privacy policy.