Updated: Tue 3 Oct 2023

1. Social Media Competition Terms

P&O Ferries: February 2023 Social Media Competition - Prize Winner Terms and Conditions

Prize Details: Prize consists of a return crossing on a P&O Ferries route. There is one (1) prize to be won. For further information, see Terms and Conditions clause 7: The Prize.


Terms and Conditions: 

1. ELIGIBILITY: This P&O Ferries Competition (the “Competition”), is open to those of 18 
years of age or older who are lawful residents of the United Kingdom and Republic of 
Ireland and who choose to enter the Competition (“Participant”). Any entrant under the 
age of 18 must have obtained either parent or guardian consent to their entry and 
participation in the Competition. Employees, directors and officers, and their immediate 
families (spouse, parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses), and their 
respective household members, of P&O Ferries (“Sponsor”), their parent companies, 
affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and Competition agencies are not eligible to 
enter. The laws and courts of England & Wales govern this Competition. By making a 
competition entry, the Participant will be deemed to have read and understood these 
terms and conditions and to be bound by them. It is a condition of entry that all rules are 
accepted as final and the competitor agrees to abide by these rules.
2. SPONSOR: The Sponsor for this competition is P&O Ferries Holdings Ltd, Channel House, 
Channel View Road, Dover, Kent CT17 9TJ

3. COMPETITION TIMING: The competition begins on Tuesday 14th February 2023 at 9:00 (GMT) and ends on Friday 17th February 2023 at 00:00 (GMT).

Entries for this competition must be received by 23:59 (GMT) on Thursday 16th February 2023. No purchase necessary.

4. HOW TO ENTER: The promotion is a free prize draw and is open to anyone who submits 
an entry through the competition mechanic via Facebook or Instagram. 
Only one entry per Participant.

In order to participate on Facebook, each Participant must like and comment on the 
competition post, tagging a friend they’d like to travel with.

In order to participate on Instagram, each Participant must like and comment on the 
competition post, tagging a friend they’d like to travel with.

5. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION / EXCLUSION: By entering, Participants agree to be 
bound by these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements. Participant represents 
and warrants that he/she has the right and authority to enter into this Competition on 
his/her own behalf (or consent from parent or guardian if under the age of 18) and that 
his/her entry is original and he/she has the right to assign the entry to Sponsor on the 
terms set out herein. Sponsor is not responsible for late, incomplete, illegible, damaged 
or misdirected entries. Sponsor may disqualify any Participants who do not act in 
accordance with these Official Rules or who are suspected to have been involved in any 
fraudulent or illegal activity. The use of automated processes, scripts or any other 
measures to manipulate the Promotion is forbidden and shall lead to the disqualification 
of the Participant. 

By entering this competition, Participants are consenting to receiving relevant 
communications from Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, or subsidiaries, 
including marketing communications and news, events, offers and competitions. The first 
and last name of the Winner may be announced via the P&O Ferries Facebook page. The 
Winner (as defined below) may be required to participate in reasonable social media 
activities promoting P&O Ferries, including by posting about their win on Facebook, 
Instagram and/or Twitter (as reasonably directed by the Sponsor). 

6. DETERMINATION OF WINNER: The winner will be chosen at random from all eligible 
entries and will be notified via comment or direct message on Facebook or Instagram by 
17:30 (GMT) on Monday 20th February 2023.

The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Once notified, the 
winner must acknowledge within five working days and begin to make arrangements to 
claim the prize.

7. THE PRIZE: The Prize consists of a return crossing for four passengers and one car on one 
of three P&O Ferries routes: Dover – Calais, Hull – Rotterdam or Cairnryan – Larne. There 
is one Prize available.

Should the Dover to Calais route be chosen, the prize consists of a Standard Return ticket 
for four passengers plus one car.
Should the Hull to Rotterdam route be chosen, the prize consists of a Mini Cruise crossing 
for four passengers plus one car, one four-bunk inside cabin, and meals.
Should the Cairnryan to Larne route be chosen, the prize consists of a Long Break ticket 
for four passengers plus one car.

The Prize is non-transferable; no substitutions or cash alternatives are permitted, except 
by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. All taxes and any other costs related to this Prize not 
specifically stated within these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the winner. The 
Prize must be taken and completed within one calendar year of the winner being notified.

8. ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS: By entering, Participants unconditionally assigns and transfers 
to Sponsor all rights, title and interest in and to his/her entry, including, without 
limitation, the copyright therein. Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to 
edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, broadcast, publish or otherwise use (and 
authorise others to use) the entry for any purpose which Sponsor deems necessary or 
desirable including on Sponsor’s websites, in film and other broadcasts, and through 
social media channels (including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter), and 
each Participant irrevocably waives any and all so-called moral rights he/she may have in 
the entry. 
By accepting this prize, the Winner consents to the use of his/her name for advertising, 
publicity and promotional purposes by Sponsor, or a party designated by Sponsor in 
connection with the entry, including but not limited to, any online announcements, 
without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

9. TRAVEL: All entries and travel must originate in the UK. The travel element of any 
competition prize is subject to P&O Ferries' normal conditions of carriage and availability.
All tickets in connection with the competition are non-exchangeable and may not be 
transferred to third parties. In the event of cancellation by winners, for whatever reason, 
no alternative need be given. Once the booking is confirmed reservations may not be 
changed. All other expenses associated with taking the trip shall be the responsibility of 
the winner.

P&O Ferries will not be liable for passengers failing to make the departure times indicated 
on their tickets. Participants agree that they are required to use their own vehicle to 
arrive at departure ports. 

Passengers must ensure they comply in full with all relevant customs and immigration 
requirements, including the appropriate passport and visa requirements. Passengers are 
strongly advised to take out adequate travel insurance. 

10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: P&O Ferries will not liable for any failure to fulfil this offer 
where such failure is caused by any supervening circumstances amounting to force 
majeure. Such circumstances shall include, but shall not be limited to severe weather 
conditions, fire, flood, war, earthquake, riots, industrial dispute, acts of God, supervening 
legislation or events which, without the fault of either party, render performance 
impossible or incapable of satisfactory execution. 

11. GENERAL: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, suspend or modify 
part or all of this Competition at any time without notice, if in the Sponsor’s opinion there 
is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any 
portion of the Competition, or if virus, bugs, non-authorised human intervention, fraud or 
other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or integrity and 
proper play of the Competition. In such event, Sponsor may void any entries it suspects 
are at issue and award the prize(s) from among all eligible entries received up to the date 
of cancellation. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not 
constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify 
Participants who violate these Official Rules.

12. PRIVACY: Information collected from Participants will only be used for the purposes of 
entry into the Competition and the purposes set out in the clauses above. Any personal 
information provided by the Participant in connection with the Competition will be 
collected and processed by the Sponsor and P&O Ferries Holdings Ltd, Channel House, 
Channel View Road, Dover, Kent CT17 9TJ under the laws of the United Kingdom