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General competition terms and conditions

These terms and conditions apply to all competitions featured on our website or in any publications and online site that has been organised by Ski Elements Ltd (SkiWeekends).  The brand SkiWeekends and the company Ski Elements Ltd are interchangeable and mean the same in this document.

By entering, competition entrants accept these terms and conditions together with any specific instructions and terms for such competition which may be mentioned in any electronic messages, or on the website, or communicated to entrants in any other way (“competition information”). Such competition information shall prevail in the event of there being any inconsistency between these competition terms and conditions and any competition information.

SkiWeekends may cancel or amend any competition, competition information, or these terms and conditions without prior notice. Any changes will be posted either within the competition information or these terms and conditions.

Competition Entries

To enter a competition you must enter as directed on our website or social media channels.  Alternatively, you can write to our registered address, but we must receive you entry by the closing date of a given competition.

SkiWeekends, Ski Elements Ltd Sullivan Court, Wessex Park, Colden Common, Winchester Hampshire, SO21 1WP


Our competitions are free to enter (no purchase required, unless otherwise stated).

Promotions on social media are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram, LinkedIn or any other social network.

Where a competition requires the details of his/her parent/guardian to be entered onto the entry forms, SkiWeekends may ask for proof of age and in all competitions evidence to verify the identity of that entrant at any time and may use any channels and methods available to carry out checks of any details provided. Entrants may only enter the competition in their own name.

  1. The closing dates for entries are as indicated in the competition information. Any entries received after the closing of the competition will be invalid and will not be entered into the competition.
  2. By entering the competition entrants warrant that all information submitted by them is true, current, and complete.
  3. Any limit on the number of entries a person or household may make will be clearly stated in the competition information. Entries received that exceed this limit will be invalid and will not be entered into the competition.

SkiWeekends, agents, or any other party or organisation involved in the management, promotion, or administration of the competition or its entry routes or donation of prizes or their agents or subsidiaries involved in the competition will accept responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorised access to entries, or entries lost or delayed whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of server functions (including but not limited to security functions by the software used by SkiWeekends or any third party), virus, bugs, or other causes outside its control.

Any entries which are incomplete, incorrect, inaudible, incomprehensible, or not received by SkiWeekends will be void.

In the event of any fault, mistake, misunderstanding or dispute concerning the correctness or acceptability of the entry or any answers given by entrants (if applicable), or the operation of any part of the competition (in the case of postal entries, a postal strike for example), network or phone system, the decision of SkiWeekends shall be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

SkiWeekends will not be liable to reimburse expenses incurred in making an entry in any competition. Where SkiWeekends decides in its sole discretion that an entrant is eligible for a refund, eligibility for refunds will be notified to relevant entrants. SkiWeekends reserves the right to refuse to refund any messages where it suspects dishonest or fraudulent conduct on the sender’s part or where the entrant has not complied with the rules of the competition.


The prize is as specified in the competition information.

The prize is not transferable to another party and no cash alternative is available, any prize not taken within 12 months will be deemed to have expired.  No additional cost beyond those described in the prize will be covered and guests must have appropriate insurance to travel.  Where relevant dates and availability will be entirely at the discretion of Ski Weekends. 

Where the winner is required to speak for the purposes of a film or video production, they must appear to be able to communicate clearly and appropriately for the production in question. SkiWeekends reserves the right to select an alternative winner in the event that these requirements are not met.

The process for determining the winner of the prize is as indicated in the competition information. Where the winner is randomly selected from all correct and valid entries, the draw for the winner will take place within 7 days of the date on which the competition closes.

Prize draw prizes will be awarded in accordance with the laws of chance and, if required by law or regulation, under the supervision of an independent observer. Any competition requiring a subjective assessment in the selection of winning entries will be judged by SkiWeekends or as indicated in the competition information and, if required by law or regulation, an independent judge or a panel including one member who is independent of the competition’s promoters and intermediaries.

Should more prizes be claimed than are available for any reason, a simple prize draw will take place for the available prize(s).

SkiWeekends will attempt to notify the winner within 21 days after the closing date, or as otherwise indicated in the competition information. He/she will be contacted by the email address provided when entering the competition. The winner will have a specified fixed time period in which to claim his or her prize. If SkiWeekends is unable to notify the winner, or if the winner fails to respond within the fixed time period as specified and/or provide an address for delivery of the prize, this may result in forfeiture of the prize and SkiWeekends reserves the right to select an alternative winner in accordance with these terms and conditions and the competition information.

SkiWeekends may in its sole discretion refuse to provide a prize, or seek its recovery, in the event of non-entitlement under these terms or an entrant’s breach of these terms, SkiWeekends website terms of use, fraud, dishonesty, or other inappropriate or improper conduct including but not limited to the use of technology which enables an entrant to evade charges or entry requirements.

Any entrant who enters or attempts to enter the Competition in a manner, which in SkiWeekends determination is contrary to these terms and conditions or by its nature is unfair to other entrants may be removed from the Competition at SkiWeekends sole discretion.

SkiWeekends reserves the right to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Competition in whole or in part, at its sole discretion, if it believes the Competition is not capable of being conducted as specified in these terms and conditions or in the event of a virus, computer bug or unauthorised human intervention or any other cause that is beyond the reasonable control of SkiWeeknds that could corrupt or affect the administration, security, impartiality, or normal course of the Competition.

SkiWeekends reserves the right in its sole discretion to withhold delivery of the prize until such proof of eligibility and identity has been confirmed or if such proof is not produced on request or to disqualify the entrant from the competition.

SkiWeekends shall try to confirm the details of the prize to the winner within 28 days from the date of the draw unless otherwise specified to the winner. Delivery restrictions may apply. No cash equivalent (where applicable) or alternative prize will be given and the prize is non-transferable and non-exchangeable. However, Skiweekends reserves the right to change the prize due to circumstances beyond its control or to offer an alternative of similar value.

In relation to all competitions, the first name and surname of the winner may be published by SkiWeekends and entrants grant to SkiWeekends a non-exclusive license to use and publish their entry in any media for the purpose of announcing the winner.

Customers who win a holiday or accommodation or elements of a holiday will be bound by our full Terms and Conditions. In the event of any cancelation of change by SkiWeekends of the prize winner, normal compensation term sill not apply, SkiWeekends accepts no liability for any additional costs incurred by the customer due to change or cancelation of the prize.

Data Protection and Publicity

SkiWeekends (or any third party nominated by Ski Weekends) may exercise its sole discretion to use the winner’s (and (if applicable) their companion’s) name, address, and image and their comments relating to the prize and competition experience for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in any media worldwide without notice or without any fee being paid.

Information and data which is provided by entrants when they enter will be held and used by SkiWeekends and their suppliers and contractors in order to administer the competition.  Aggregate, non personal data may also be used for the purpose of undertaking market research or in facilitating reviews, developments and improvements to relevant services.

By submitting their personal details, the entrant agrees to SkiWeekends processing those details in accordance with the purposes made known the entrant at the time of collection and in accordance with SkiWeekends privacy policy.  Any entrant who is entering the competition via e-mail or SMS may opt out of receiving any marketing communications from SkiWeekends or any third party by adding ticking the approbate ‘opt-out’ box.

SkiWeekends shall comply with all applicable requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation, any successor legislation or other applicable law.


Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit SkiWeekends liability for death or personal injury caused by their staff or supplier’s negligence or for fraud. Subject to this, SkiWeekends cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant entering the competition or as a result of accepting any prize. SkiWeekends is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, telephone lines or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile telephone related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the competition.

SkiWeekends cannot promise that the services relating to the competition will be free from errors or omissions nor that they will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition. These services may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons reasonably beyond the control of SkiWeekends. Skiweekends will not be liable in the event that all or any part of the service relating to the competition is discontinued, modified or changed in any way.

Standard terms

In the event that any entrant does not, or is unable to, comply with and meet these terms and conditions and the competition information, SkiWeekends shall be entitled at its sole discretion to disqualify such entrant, without any further liability to such entrant. In these circumstances, any prize(s) won by the entrant may be forfeited and SkiWeekends reserves the right to reclaim any prize(s) already distributed to the entrant. Any entrant must comply with any directions given to him or her by SkiWeekends including but not limited to any and all relevant laws, rules and applicable regulatory codes.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

The promoter of the competition is SkiWeekends.

These terms and conditions were last updated on 19/9/21.