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007 Competition Time With Host Unusual and Vintage Books: WIN Prizes With a Licence to Thrill!

20 April 2023

You may have noticed that Host Unusual has had something of a slick brand makeover in recent months.

To celebrate the launch of our lovely new website, we’ve teamed up with Vintage Books, in a stylish double-whammy giveaway that combines thrilling stays (in a hip Amsterdam crane apartment or an ex-service SeaKing helicopter in Yorkshire) with a book-bundle featuring the most iconic secret agent of all time, James Bond.

Luckily, you won’t have to complete any heart-stopping missions to win these amazing prizes! Hosted via Instagram and Gleam, the competitions will run concurrently from 21st April to 5th May, giving you plenty of time to enter both.

Read on to find out more about how to enter… and of course, what you could win!

Instagram

First Prize: Two nights in Amsterdam The Crane by YAYS – a super-hip refurbished crane sleeping 2 guests*, with outstanding city and river views, for those who crave a taste of the high life! (*stay must be taken by 30 Dec 2023 – see full T&Cs below) You’ll also receive £100 in travel expenses, PLUS a sleek book bundle of Anthony Horowitz’s James Bond novels from Vintage Books.

Runner-Up Prize: A book bundle of Anthony Horowitz’s James Bond novels from Vintage Books.

Entry requirements: Simply follow @yaysapartments, @hostunusual and @vintagebooks on Instagram, and tag two adventurous friends in the comments!

We’ve embedded the post below so you can find it easily!

 

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Gleam

First Prize: Two nights in a converted, one-of-a-kind SeaKing helicopter, sleeping 2 adults and up to 3 children up to age 13*, secluded on a scenic, family-friendly Yorkshire site for a story-filled break with added ‘wow-factor’! (*stay must be taken by 31 Oct 2023 – see full T&Cs below) You’ll also receive a sleek book bundle of Anthony Horowitz’s James Bond novels from Vintage Books.

Runner-Up Prize: A book bundle of Anthony Horowitz’s James Bond novels from Vintage Books.

Entry requirements: Enter via the embedded Gleam post below. This is a points-based entry system whereby you’ll gain one entry for each newsletter sign-up and Twitter follow of nominated companies (Host Unusual, Anthony Horowitz/Vintage Books, SeaKing Glamping).

HU x Vintage Books x SeaKing Helicopter Glamping

But that’s not all! A lucky runner-up on both platforms will receive a set of Anthony Horowitz’s acclaimed James Bond novels: Trigger Mortis, Forever and a Day, and With a Mind to Kill.

So with all that said, what are you waiting for? Good luck!

Full T&Cs below:

Terms and Conditions

Competitions close at 11.59pm GMT on Friday 5th May 2023. By entering these competitions you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Any information or instructions published by Host Unusual on hostunusual.com or our social media channels forms part of these terms and conditions.

The competitions are promoted by Host Unusual Limited, Registered office:
Space 282
282 Leigh Road
Leigh-on-Sea
Essex
SS9 1BW

Host Unusual shall not be liable for any interruption to the competitions, whether due to force majeure or other factors beyond our control.

Entrants must residents of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and be over 18 years of age.

Entering the competitions

Participants may enter the competitions online via the Gleam entry form (SeaKing helicopters) on our blog post, or via Instagram (Amsterdam The Crane by Yays). Entry is free, and participants may only enter once via each of the entry methods available.

Any personal data relating to participants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party other than those specified above.

No responsibility is accepted by the Host Unusual or its associates for lost, delayed or damaged data which occurs during any communication or transmission of entries.

The Prizes

Instagram competition with Amsterdam The Crane by Yays:

The main prize is based on up to 2 adults sharing a stay of 2 consecutive nights at Amsterdam The Crane by Yays. Non refundable, non transferable, entrants 18 years and over. The prize cannot be exchanged for its monetary value and no correspondence will be entered into. Subject to availability & black-out dates apply. Public holidays are excluded. Flexible booking conditions: up to 14 days before arrival you can change your stay. Voucher is valid for stays until 30th December 2023. Please note local city taxes would still apply and are 3 Euro per person per night. Host Unusual Ltd will contribute £100 towards travel costs from the UK, paid direct to the winner on booking their stay (booking confirmation will be required). Winner will also receive a book bundle from Vintage Books – please note that the winner’s contact details will be passed to Vintage Books for this purpose.

Gleam competition with SeaKing Helicopter Glamping:

The main prize is based on up to 2 adults and 3 children (aged 13 and under), sharing a stay of 2 consecutive nights at SeaKing Helicopter Glamping at Pinewood Park in Yorkshire. The stay must be taken by 31st October 2023, excluding bank holidays & subject to availability & normal booking T&Cs. Non refundable, non transferable, entrants 18 years and over. The prize cannot be exchanged for its monetary value and no correspondence will be entered into. Winner will also receive a book bundle from Vintage Books – please note that the winner’s contact details will be passed to Vintage Books for this purpose.

Both competitions:

For each competition, there is a runners up prize of a book bundle of Anthony Horowitz’s James Bond novels from Vintage Books – please note that the winner’s contact details will be passed to Vintage Books for this purpose. Posted free, for residents living within the UK and Northern Ireland only. No cash alternative. Not refundable, not transferable.

The winners will be drawn at random under independent supervision from all valid entries received. The winners will be notified by email within 3 working days and will have 7 days from the date the notification was sent to claim their prize.

In the event that a winner is unreachable, ineligible, or fails to claim the prize within the timescale required, the winner shall forfeit their prize and the Host Unusual reserves the right to offer the prize to another participant of the competition.

Host Unusual reserves the right to vary these terms and conditions or cancel the competition at any stage in the event of circumstances arising beyond its control.

By entering the competition, entrants will be deemed to be bound by and have accepted these terms and conditions, and Host Unusual reserves the right to disqualify participants who it considers to have not complied with any of these terms and conditions; or any participant who it reasonably believes has interfered with the fair running of this Promotion.

This prize draw will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. By participating the participants agree that any and all disputes regarding this competition will be subject to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

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