Costa Rica Competition (Oct 18) – Terms and Conditions

  1. Promoter information: Immediate Media Company London Limited, Vineyard House, 44 Brook Green, London W6 7BT.


  1. Closing time and date: 2359 on Sunday 14th October 2019. Entries received after the closing date of the promotion will not be considered. Only one entry per person.


  1. The winner must be over 18 years old and hold a valid 10-year passport – with six months or more remaining after return to the UK.


  1. The Promoter will use entrants’ personal details in accordance with the Immediate Privacy Policy (




  1. This Prize Draw is open to residents of the UK aged 18 or over, except for employees of Immediate Media, Lonely Planet and G Adventures, their families, agencies or anyone else associated with this competition.


  1. There will be one overall prize for one winner plus one guest. The prize consists of two return economy flights from London to San José, Costa Rica, two places on the G Adventures 9-day “Costa Rica Quest” (trip code: CRQ) with accommodation, one meal, excursions and experiences (full details available online), tour transport and G Adventures tour guide. Prize applies to the listed itinerary only and excludes optional or additional services such as any airfare not expressly included in the itinerary or as part of the prize, transfers, pre- or post-tour accommodation, “My Own Room” or “My Own Tent,” insurance, amendments, and all incidentals, meals, gratuities, taxes, fees, levies, and transportation not expressly included in the itinerary.



  1. The maximum total prize value is £3,038 based on the recommended retail value at the time of printing. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the value of the prize.


  1. The flights and tour must be taken in one trip, and both require 30 days advance booking and are subject to availability. Travel must be booked directly with G Adventures by 15 November 2018 and taken by 31 July 2019. Chosen departure date must already have four other full paying passengers confirmed on the tour to be eligible for this prize. Travel not permitted on these dates: between 15 December 2018 and 04 January 2019.


  1. Prize travel is subject to G Adventures General Conditions of Carriage. The winner and their companion must travel together on prize flights and will not accrue any frequent flyer points on the prize travel. An upgrade cannot be purchased on airfares with cash or frequent flyer points, and stopovers are not permitted. Once any ticket has been issued, the date, origin and destination cannot be changed.


  1. Immediate Media, Lonely Planet and G Adventures make no representation as to the safety, conditions or other issues that may exist at the destination.


  1. Compliance with any health or other government requirements is the responsibility of the prize winner and companion.


  1. The winner and their chosen companion must comply with all relevant customs, security and immigration requirements, including appropriate passport and visa requirements. Immediate Media, Lonely Planet and G Adventures will not be responsible for any passenger’s failure to comply with these requirements.


  1. The prize winner and the companion are responsible for holding a passport with at least six months validity. And must organise relevant visas where required.


  1. The prize does NOT include any insurance, travel to and from the UK departure airport, or any travel or other expenses during the trip. Any out of pocket expenses (such as phone, room service, drinks purchases, gifts and food are not included in the prize. Please note that mandatory medical insurance, at the cost of the winner and travel companion, is required for participation.


  1. The package is non-transferable and no alternative packages will be offered.


  1. There is no cash alternative.


  1. The prize is subject to availability.


  1. Immediate Media, Lonely Planet and G Adventures hall not be responsible for any indirect, special or consequential damages or losses suffered by the entrant or a third party.


  1. The prize is provided by G Adventures.


  1.  The winner will be selected at random from all eligible entries. The Promoter’s decision will be final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into.


  1.  Winners will be notified by the prize provider by email within 28 days of the competition closing date.


  1.  If the prize provider can’t contact the winner within a month of the closing date, the Promoter will offer the prize to a runner-up, or re-offer the prize in another promotion.


  1.  You must provide your full name, address and daytime telephone number. We will use your personal details to administer this promotion, and will not publish them or provide them to anyone without your permission.


  1.  You agree that if you win, the Promoter can publish your surname and county in the magazine.




  1. When you enter the competition, you agree to be bound by these rules.


  1. The Promoter does not accept responsibility for loss, damage or injury occurring to the participant arising from his or entry into the promotion or occurring to the winner(s) arising from his or her acceptance of a prize.


  1. The promotion is subject to the laws of England.