Virgin Atlantic: Terms and Conditions


Win 2 return flights with Virgin Atlantic


You can win 2 return flights with Virgin Atlantic from London to one of the following destinations, by visiting the Virgin Atlantic Flying Co team at the Startup Magazine event on the 22nd November:

Antigua, Atlanta, Barbados, Boston, Delhi, Grenada, Havana, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Lagos, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Montego Bay, New York, Orlando, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, St Lucia, Tobago, Washington


Virgin Atlantic Prize Draw Terms and Conditions.

  1. By participating in the Virgin Atlantic flight prize draw at the Startups Event on the 22nd November 2018 ( “Competition”), the “Entrants” (as defined below) agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  2. Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited of The VHQ, Fleming Way, Crawley, RH10 9DF, England (“Virgin Atlantic”) is the promoter of this Competition.
  3. This Prize Draw is open to all who attend the Startups Magazine on the 22nd November 2018.
  4. All Entrants must be 18 or over. If a Entrant is under the age of 18 the Entrant must obtain written parental or guardian consent to enter this Competition. Virgin Atlantic may ask the Winner to provide proof of age.
  5. This Prize Draw is not open to employees of Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Holidays, Startups Magazine or their families or any companies directly connected with the creation and administration of this Competition.
  6. This Prize draw will run from 6.00pm on 22nd November 2018 to 9.00pm on 22nd November 2018 inclusive (“Competition Period”).  All entries made outside of the Competition Period will be automatically disqualified.
  7. To enter the Prize Draw, a Entrant needs to visit Virgin Atlantic Flying Co at the Startups event and submit their business card.
  8. There will be one winner in total.   One winner will be chosen from a random draw of entries received in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
  9. The Winner will be notified by 30th November 2018, on the night, or via phone call or email.
  10. In order to claim the Prize, the Winner must, within 7 calendar days of the notification, provide an address and contact details for the Prize to be sent to. Should the Prize not be claimed, it shall be forfeited with no alternative Prize or compensation available.
  11. The Winner will receive one pair of Virgin Atlantic Economy [Classic] return tickets to anywhere on the Virgin Atlantic network. (“Prize”)
  12. The Prize is subject to further terms and conditions including Virgin Atlantic’s Conditions of Carriage.
  13. The Prize is subject to exclusion dates which are subject to change.
  14. The Prize may only be redeemed and used in its entirety, including the return flight, before 22nd November 2020.  The Prize will be forfeited if it is not used by this date and no alternative or compensation will be given.
  15. The Winner and their chosen guest must travel together. If the Winner wishes to travel alone, the second ticket will be forfeited.
  16. Popular dates (weekends, school and public holidays) fill quickly and Virgin Atlantic cannot guarantee availability.
  17. All applicable flight taxes, fees, charges and surcharges relating to the tickets shall be paid by Virgin Atlantic.
  18. The Winner and their chosen companion must abide by and is subject to Virgin Atlantic’s published Conditions of Carriage, which are available at
  19. Virgin Atlantic’s schedules and equipment are subject to change without notice.
  20. Once a booking has been made no changes are permitted. If a booking is cancelled no alternative tickets will be issued.
  21. The Winner and their chosen companion will be solely responsible for all other arrangements and costs and expenses including, but not limited to, transport to and from the departure and arrival airports, car parking charges, car hire, lounge access, accommodation, meals and refreshments (other than those made available inflight on a complimentary basis), excess baggage, visas (including ESTAs), passports, excursions, attractions, travel insurance and medical insurance.
  22. The Prize may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion or promotional fare offered by Virgin Atlantic or any third party.
  23. Bookings must be made at least 20 working days in advance.
  24. The Winner (and their chosen companion) accepts the Prize at their own risk.
  25. In the event of a non-controlling state disclosure or liability arising from an entity’s participation in any competition or incentive scheme of Virgin Atlantic the obligation to comply to local rules, laws and legislation in the receipt of an award will be the responsibility of the beneficiary.
  26. Virgin Atlantic reserves the right to refuse entry, or refuse to award the Prize to anyone in breach of these terms and conditions.
  27. No alternative to the Prize will be offered. The Prize cannot be redeemed for cash or sold or transferred for value.
  28. Virgin Atlantic’s decision shall be final and no correspondence shall be entered into regarding the Winner or the Prize.
  29. Under HM Revenue and Customs regulations benefits provided by third party employees are taxable and are subject to Income Tax at the Winner’s marginal rate. National insurance contributions are also due on the value of the Prize(s) and on the tax paid on behalf of the Winners. As Virgin Atlantic has arranged and facilitated the provision of a benefit to the Winners (as employees of another company) Virgin Atlantic warrants that it will:
  30. Report the Prize(s) as a benefit through a Taxed Award Scheme. This includes reporting the actual value of the Prize(s) and the tax paid;
  31. Settle the basic rate tax due on the Prize(s). It is the Winner’s responsibility to report and pay any additional tax due where the Winner is a higher or additional rate taxpayer. Professional personal taxation advice should be sought in the instance where the Winner is unsure if there is any further tax due;
  32. Settle the NICs due on the value of the Prize(s) and the amount of tax paid; and
  33. Collect, record and keep all the relevant information on file.
  34. Certificates confirming the total value of the Prize(s) and the tax that has been paid on the Prize(s) will be provided on request by the Winner(s).
  35. Virgin Atlantic reserves the right to hold void, cancel, suspend, or amend the Prize Draw where it becomes necessary to do so.
  36. Personal data supplied during the course of this Prize Draw may be passed on to third party suppliers only insofar as required for fulfilment/delivery/arrangement of the Prize.
  37. The Prize may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion or promotional fare mounted by Virgin Atlantic or any third party.
  38. The Winner gives consent for Virgin Atlantic and Startups Magazine to publish their name, company, job role, and prize won in association with the Competition. The Winner agrees to participate in such publicity relating to the Competition as Virgin Atlantic and Startups Magazine may reasonably require.
  39. No purchase necessary to enter the Prize Draw.
  40. The Prize is non-transferable and cannot be sold, bartered or substituted for any other prize.  No cash alternative is available. Virgin Atlantic reserves the right to substitute the Prize for an alternative equivalent prize if for any reason beyond the control of Virgin Atlantic it is unable to award the Prize.
  41. By entering this Prize Draw, each Winner agrees to release Virgin Atlantic and any companies directly connected with the creation and administration of this Competition, from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Competition or with the acceptance, possession, attendance at or use of any Prize (except death or personal injury caused by Virgin Atlantic’s negligence, for fraud, or otherwise as prohibited by law). By redeeming the Prize the Winner and companion agrees to an identical release and accepts the Prize at his/her own risk, and agrees to abide by these terms and conditions.
  42. Virgin Atlantic reserves the right to withdraw, delay or cancel this Competition at any time.
  43. These Terms & Conditions are subject to English Law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.