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National Geographic Traveller (UK) has teamed up with Windstar Cruises to offer the winner and a guest a choice of three cruises
Up close & personal
Experience cultures in a personal, immersive and authentic way. With a maximum of 310 passengers, a Windstar ship is large enough to cater to the needs of guests, yet small enough to explore secluded coves and dock in the heart of tiny villages — places most larger ships are unable to reach.
Out to sea
Windstar’s fleet of small ships will indulge all your senses — especially your sense of wonder. On a Windstar journey you’ll see the world from a perspective that’s 180 degrees from ordinary.
Like a local
Docking at small ports and hidden harbours lets you experience unique cultures and far-flung lands close-up — for example, Windstar Cruises excursions involve encounters like a culinary tour of Da Nang, Vietnam; dinner with a Croatian family in their home; or snorkelling the Polynesian lagoon at Fakarava.
An all-suite, small-ship cruise for the winner and a guest, including flights, transfers and meals. Choose between an eight-day Gaelic Explorers journey around Ireland and Scotland’s islands; a 10-day Cuisines & Cultures of Spain, Portugal and France voyage; or an 11-day Belles of the British Isles trip. windstarcruises.com
How to enter
Deadline: 23:59 (GMT) on 30 November 2017
Terms & Conditions
There is one prize consisting of two places on a Windstar small-ship cruise. The winner can select a voyage from the following itineraries and sailing dates:
The prize includes:
- Round-trip economy flights for winner and one guest to/from the cruise’s embarkation and debarkation ports. Flight route and provider will be at the choice of Windstar Cruises.
- Round-trip ground transfers between airport and port.
- 8, 10 or 11 nights aboard Star Breeze or Star Pride in a Category selected by Windstar Cruises. Nights and ship will depend on what voyage and itinerary the winner selects from the provided options
- Suite accommodation based on double-occupancy for winner and one guest
- All onboard meals in all venues at all times, including room service menu
- All non-alcoholic beverages, including cappuccino, espresso, and other specialty non-alcoholic beverages
- Fully equipped Watersports Platform and use of all water sports equipment (where available)
- All cruise taxes, fees and port expenses.
All unspecified expenses related to acceptance/use of prize are the winner’s sole responsibility, including but not limited to, shore excursions, gratuities, hotel service charges, discretionary hotel and dining charges, alcoholic beverages, laundry, telephone, wifi, boutique purchases, travel upgrades, personal onboard expenses and all passport, visa and entry/exit fees. If any travel visas are required these are the responsibility of the winner and their guest.
Reservations must be confirmed at least sixty (60) days prior to intended date of departure. Rebooking and changes are not permitted. All tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Winner and guest are only able to select from the specified three itineraries and the five specified dates. Itineraries and departure dates may be changed, cancelled or discontinued at any time without prior notice. All bookings will be subject to availability and other restrictions at time of confirmation.
Winner and guest must travel on the same flights, transfers and cruise itinerary.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit may be required at time of booking and embarkation for incidental charges and all other optional extras not included in the prize.
Winner and guest must be the age of 21 years or older at time of cruise departure.
Winner and guest must sign and return a cruise liability/publicity release before any ticketing of prize occurs.
Winner and guest are required to sign and adhere to Windstar Cruises’ Passenger Contract, the most recent version of which will be sent to the winner at the time of booking.
The winner may be required to participate in reasonable publicity on behalf of the prize providers.
Windstar Cruises retains the right to substitute the prize with another prize of similar value in the event that the original prize offered is not available. There is no cash alternative. No purchase necessary for entry.
The prize draw is open to residents of the UK and Ireland aged 21 and over. Only one entry per named entrant and email address will be accepted. The competition closes 30 November 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 15 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, Windstar Cruises 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