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Win a trip to Thailand Competition

  1. Only open to Republic of Ireland residents aged 18 years or over. Excluding employees of any of the retailers where the Promotion is activated or of Irish Distillers Limited, Pernod Ricard, their families, agents and agencies and anyone else professionally connected with.
  2. No purchase necessary.
  3. To enter consumers must:
    • Go to facebook.com/westcoastcooler or www.westcoastcooler.ie
    • Each week we will be asking people to answer a different question on facebook.com/westcoastcooler / www.westcoastcooler.ie and www.instagram/westcoastcooler
    • Follow the steps on the Facebook wall, Instagram picture feed and on westcoastcooler.ie to enter the competition to Win a trip to Thailand Facebook competition
  4. Closing date for entries is midnight on Thursday 10th September 2015. Over the course of the 8 weeks of the Promotion we will be asking a question each week. Entrants can enter the competition once per week.
  5. Each week one finalist will be selected to go into a final draw on 14th September 2015 for the prize of a trip to Thailand. There will be a nominal prize for the weekly winner.
  6. The Prize: there is 1 trip, for 4 adults to Thailand for 10 nights to be won. Prize includes return flights for four people from Ireland to Bangkok, Thailand with transfers, 3 nights in Bangkok including a Floating Markets & Bridge on the River Kwai Tour, airport transfers, internal flights from Bangkok to Koh Samui, transfers to hotel in Koh Samui including Sea Kayaking at Angthong, ferry transfers to Koh Phangan for 3 nights, ferry transfer, 1 night in Koh Samui, airport transfer and return flights from Koh Samui to Bangkok. The Promoter will work with prize winners regarding the organisation of all elements of the prize, but retains ultimate discretion over all bookings.
  7. Travel is subject to availability at the discretion of the organiser and excludes Christmas, New Year, Valentine's and, Easter periods, School Holidays, Bank Holidays and other peak times for travel (both ROI and destination country).
  8. Flights must include a Saturday night stay in your destination. Departure airport used will be dependent on the availability from the winners’ nearest available international airport, which may not necessarily be the closest. A direct flight cannot be guaranteed. Non-ROI passport holders may need a visa for this destination, which they should arrange with the Embassy at their own expense. Flights includes all taxes and surcharges. Where relevant, all winners taking up the prize must have a valid machine-readable passport, with at least six months validity on return date of travel, in order to be granted entry to the destinations featured.
  9. Hotels will be classed as a minimum of 4 Star and will be based on two people sharing either a twin or double room (winner’s choice) with en-suite bathroom on a room only basis.
  10. The spending money element of the prize is €250 per person. Winner will be paid in Euros.
  11. Travel insurance is subject to normal terms of acceptance. Pre-existing medical conditions may not be covered. No age restrictions apply. Should we be unable to purchase travel insurance on the winner’s behalf, the winner will be reimbursed fully for purchasing their own travel insurance. It is the winner’s responsibility to ensure they are appropriately covered by standard travel insurance, and if they are not, winners must obtain their own insurance.
  12. All prizes must be claimed and booked by the prize winner within 12 months from the date of initial correspondence with them.
  13. All additional expenses are the responsibility of the winner.
  14. The weekly finalists will be selected based on the quality of their entry submission (creativity, entertainment factor and insightfulness of their written entry) or their ability to "like" or "share" West Coast Cooler social media content when it is requested as the method of entry to the competition. From all valid weekly finalists the winner will be selected under the supervision of an independent judicator on Monday 14th September 2015. The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  15. No cash or other alternative in part or full will be offered in lieu of the specified prize. Prizes are not transferable.
  16. By entering participants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the rules. All entry instructions form part of these Terms and Conditions.
  17. Any personal data provided by the applicants in connection with this Promotion will be used solely for the purpose of notifying the winners unless a competition entrant has opted-in to receive marketing communications from West Coast Cooler.
  18. In the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the right to offer alternative prizes of equal or greater value.
  19. The Promoter reserves the right to amend, alter or terminate this Promotion at any time due to circumstances beyond its control.
  20. The Promoter's decision is binding in all matters.
  21. The prize winner will be contacted by telephone by Friday 18th September 2015.
  22. Winners must respond to notification of their prize within 21 days otherwise the right to claim the prize will be lost and the Promoter reserves the right to re-award the prize(s).
  23. Retention

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    Data will be retained for any period required by law.

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  24. Name and county of the winners will be available on www.facebook.com/westcoastcooler / www.westcoastcooler.ie or send SAE to West Coast Cooler In-store Competition, Goosebump, 1 High Street, Dublin 8 between 21st September 2015 and 19th October 2015.
  25. By entering the Promotion, entrants acknowledge that they may be required to participate in publicity relating to the Promotion for the duration of the Promotion and a reasonable time thereafter without further consent or payment. Such publicity may include, without limitation, the entrant’s name, location and/or image and/or statements made by the entrants concerning the Promotion and/or prizes and may be published online and in print and outdoor media.
  26. The Promoter cannot accept responsibility for, and reserves theright to refuse, entries which are corrupt, incomplete, lost or damaged or fail to arrive by the closing date.
  27. The Promoter reserves the right to refuse payment of the prize if there is any suspicion of fraud or in the event that winner notification has been incorrectly (e.g. by reason of technical fault, computer and/or printing error) printed and/or generated and/or sent to the winner by the Promoter or on the Promoter's behalf. Proof of identity may be required particularly relating to the Facebook account that the person has entered from. The person must be able to prove that they are over 18 years of age.
  28. It is not the intention of the Promoter to use this Promotion in any way to encourage excessive consumption of alcohol.
  29. These rules are governed by Irish law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish Courts.
  30. Promoter: Irish Distillers Limited, Simmonscourt, Simmonscourt Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

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