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Win a four-day break to Istanbul

Win a four-day break to Istanbul

National Geographic Traveller (UK) has teamed up with the Turkish Culture and Information Office to offer a fantastic four-day trip to the fascinating city of Istanbul.

Discover ancient history, culture and breathtaking architecture

Explore the city that lies between East and West, and discover its fascinating Ottoman history and stunning historic buildings. Take a walk around the world-renowned covered market, the Grand Bazaar, with its 60 streets and alleys, home to more than 4,000 shops. Discover the palaces by the Bosphorus and stroll through the many museums of art, culture and history.

Haghia Sophia Mosque interior, Istanbul

Unearth the Istanbul’s burgeoning food scene, from traditional Turkish fare to trendy restaurants and cafes

Ramble around the city’s charming neighbourhoods and discover the up-and-coming food scenes in famous Beyoğlu, trendy Karaköy and panoramic Ortaköy.


The prize

One lucky winner will receive a four-day city break for two to Istanbul, Turkey. The prize includes return flights from the UK to Istanbul, five-star hotel accommodation on a B&B basis, Istanbul airport transfers and a city tour with lunch and dinner.

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Win a four-day break to Istanbul

Deadline: 18 December 2017 at 23:59 (GMT)

Terms & Conditions

There is one prize consisting of a four-day city break for two to Istanbul.

The prize includes: return economy-class flights from the UK to Istanbul; five-star hotel accommodation for two people sharing a double or twin room, on a B&B basis; airport transfers between the airport in Istanbul and the hotel; a city tour on one of the days, including lunch and dinner.

The prize does not include: airport transfers between the prize winner’s home and the departure airport; the cost of any passports, visas, travel documentation or vaccinations required for the prize winner and guest to travel to Turkey; travel insurance; personal spending money; any drinks with meals; tips; or any food, drink, activities or additional expenses not mentioned in the prize description.

Any additional costs and expenses incurred during the trip will be the responsibility of the prize winner.

The prize is valid for travel from 4 January to 20 December 2018, and must be booked at least four weeks in advance of the intended date of travel. The prize is subject to availability, non-exchangeable, non-transferable and non-refundable. There is no cash alternative. No purchase necessary for entry.

In the event of cancellation by the winner, for whatever reason, no alternative prize will be given.

The exact flight times and routes will be at the discretion of the Turkish Culture and Information Office based on available options at the time of booking. The exact hotel and class of room will be at the Turkish Culture and Information Office based on available options at the time of booking.

It is the responsibility of the prize winner to ensure they have a valid passport and travel insurance and obtain any necessary visas for their trip. Visas for UK passport holders can be arranged through the Republic of Turkey E-Visa service (https://www.evisa.gov.tr/)

The winner may be required to participate in reasonable publicity on behalf of the prize providers.

The Turkish Culture and Information Office retains the right to substitute the prize with another prize of similar value in the event that the original prize offered is not available.

The prize draw is open entrants aged 18 and over. Only one entry per named entrant and email address will be accepted. The competition closes 18 December 2017 at 11.59pm GMT. The winner will be drawn at random from entries received before this time.

The winner will be notified by email within 30 days of the competition closing. The winner will be contacted using the email address provided at the time of entry. Once notified, the winner must reply within two weeks.

The competition is not open to employees or associates of APL Media Limited, Turkish Culture and Information Office or anyone connected with the administration of the competition, or their families.

The promoter is APL Media Limited, Highgate Studios, 53-79 Highgate Road, London NW5 1TL. Usual terms and conditions apply. For details visit natgeotraveller.co.uk/terms-conditions/#competition