Terms and Conditions

  1. The competition is open to all bloggers who are residents in the UK. Entrants must be over 18 at the time of entry. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the eligibility of entrants.
  2. The competition is not open to employees/members of immediate family of Hotel Direct employees, agents and anyone connected to the competition.
  3. Only one blog entry per person will be accepted as a valid entry and all entries must be submitted by the named entrant and will be invalid if found to come from a third party.
  4. Hotel Direct will not be responsible for entries which are lost, delayed, illegible, corrupted, damaged, incomplete or otherwise invalid.
  5. The winner is responsible for expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the itinerary, including any necessary travel to and from London.
  6. There will be 10 runners up chosen from all valid entries. They will be displayed on the top 10 competition page and the winner will be the entry with the most votes on the Hotel Direct website.
  7. To enter the competition, bloggers need to create a Star for a Day itinerary and upload a blog post to their website. Blog posts need to include a character, one day-time activity AND pre show activity, a current West End Show and one post-show activity. Accompanying the itinerary they need to write 200 words on why they chose the character and itinerary. Blog post entries must be submitted on the competition entry page, with a link to the blog post and they can be shared using the #StarForADay.
  8. Closing Date - Tuesday the 7th of July.
  9. The prize winner may be required to take part in associated publicity and such participation is a condition of accepting a prize.
  10. The promoter will announce the winner by email.
  11. By entering the competition all entrants agree to the use of their name, blog and image to be used by Hotel Direct for all publicity and media coverage, with no payment or compensation required.
  12. All Star For a Day Entries must be original and not infringe on any copyright intellectual property rights. Hotel Direct reserves the right to discount any entries that it believes to be offensive or unsuitable.
  13. If unpredicted circumstances occur outside of the promoter’s reasonable control, the promoter reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Star for a Day competition or these terms and conditions, either in whole or in part, with or without notice.
  14. The marketing staff at Hotel Direct will pick the 8 best entries which will be hosted on the Top Entries webpage. Visitors will then get the chance to Vote for their favourite.
  15. If the winner of the competition fails to claim their prize within 48 hours of being notified then the prize will be given to the runner up and so forth until the prize is accepted.
  16. The winner must comply with ticket and/or venue terms and conditions as applicable.
  17. The winner will be presented the following prize:
    • A one night stay for two at a 4* London hotel of Hotel Direct’s choosing
    • Two tickets to the itinerary activity up to the value of £75 each
    • Two tickets to the show as recommended in the winning itinerary
    • £100 towards a meal, including drinks
    • Four London Zone 1-2 day travel cards (for both days either side of trip)
      NB dates to be arranged with winner to coincide with winner’s availability
    • £50 spending money towards post-show activity
  18. The terms and conditions provided and the competition prize draw are governed by English law and subject to the non-jurisdiction of the English Court.
  19. Promoter: Hotel Direct, Bridge House, St Clement Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR19 7NL.