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Competition Terms & Conditions

Competition Terms & Conditions

2020 SOCIAL MEDIA COMPETITION TERMS & CONDITIONS

TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE DATED FROM TIME OF FIRST POSTING

NIGHT ZOOKEEPER COMPETITION - 24.02.2020

  1. The prize is for five winners to win a copy of Night Zookeeper – The Giraffes of Whispering Wood signed by author Joshua Davidson, and a special Night Zookeeper card game.
  2. The competition is hosted across Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s Facebook and Twitter channels – five winners will be selected at random from both channels.
  3. Sale of the prize for profit is prohibited.
  4. This prize excludes all other products Chessington World of Adventures Resort offers including entry to the Resort and Theme Park.
  5. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to substitute the prize for another prize of equal value.
  6. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to disqualify from the competition any entry it reasonable believes does not comply with these terms and conditions.
  7. The winner of this prize may be required to participate in promotional activity on Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s social media channels - note, that by entering into this competition you agree to have your name released as the winner on Chessington’s social media channels.
  8. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to amend or alter the terms of competitions at any time.
  9. Competitions are open to all residents of UK mainland, except Merlin Entertainments employees and their immediate families, and anyone else connected with the creation and administration of the competition.
  10. This prize is subject to Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s terms and conditions, which can be found at https://www.chessington.com/misc/terms-and-conditions.aspx
  11. Entry deadline is midnight February 27, 2020 - entries received after this time will not be considered.
  12. Chessington World of Adventure Resort’s decision is final - no correspondence will be entered into.
  13. The winner must confirm acceptance of the prize by midnight February 29, 2020 or the prize will go to another winner.
  14. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

The Prize

  1. The prize is for five winners to win a copy of Night Zookeeper – The Giraffes of Whispering Wood signed by author Joshua Davidson, and a special Night Zookeeper card game.
  2. The prize cannot be refunded or exchanged.
  3. The prize cannot be used in conjunction with any special promotions, discount tokens, coupons or cards.
  4. Sale of the prize is prohibited. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right at all times to refuse to permit any sale of the prize to a third party.
  5. Postage of the book will be arranged with Chessington World of Adventures Resort. 

INSTAGRAM COMPETITION - 20.02.2020

  1. This prize is for four tickets to Chessington World of Adventures Resort to be redeemed once between March 19 – October 31, 2020.
  2. The competition is hosted on Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s Instagram page, and one winner only will be selected.
  3. This prize can only be used as stipulated and is non-transferable, non-negotiable and no cash alternative will be offered.
  4. This prize does not include costs for drinks, meals, accommodation, transportation, travelling expenses, excursions, treatments, phone calls, personal expenses, insurance.
  5. Sale of the prize for profit is prohibited.
  6. This prize excludes all other products Chessington World of Adventures Resort offers.
  7. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to substitute the prize for another prize of equal value.
  8. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to disqualify from the competition any entry it reasonable believes does not comply with these terms and conditions.
  9. The winner of this prize may be required to participate in promotional activity on Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s social media channels - note, that by entering into this competition you agree to have your name released as the winner on Chessington’s social media channels.
  10. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to amend or alter the terms of competitions at any time.
  11. Competitions are open to all residents of UK mainland, except Merlin Entertainments employees and their immediate families, and anyone else connected with the creation and administration of the competition.
  12. This prize is subject to Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s terms and conditions, which can be found at https://www.chessington.com/misc/terms-and-conditions.aspx
  13. Entry deadline is February 23 at 23:59 GMT - entries received after this time will not be considered.
  14. Chessington World of Adventure Resort’s decision is final - no correspondence will be entered into.
  15. The winner must confirm acceptance of the prize by February 26 at 23:59 GMT, or the prize will go to another winner.
  16. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter or Facebook.

The Prize

  1. This prize is for four tickets to Chessington World of Adventures Resort only, to be redeemed once between March 19 – October 31, 2020.
  2. All four tickets have to be redeemed on the same day.
  3. The winner of the prize must bring a valid photo ID to be able to claim the tickets.
  4. The prize cannot be refunded or exchanged.
  5. The prize cannot be used in conjunction with any special promotions, discount tokens, coupons or cards.
  6. Sale of the prize is prohibited. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right at all times to refuse to permit any sale of the prize to a third party.
  7. The prize can only be used at the Chessington World of Adventures Resort and not at any neighbouring attractions.
  8. Photocopies of the tickets will not be accepted.
  9. Postage/collection of the tickets will be arranged with Chessington World of Adventures Resort.

VALENTINE’S DAY COMPETITION – 12.02.2020

  1. This prize is for two tickets to Chessington World of Adventures Resort and a Chessington VIP Giraffe Safari for two to be redeemed once between March 19 – October 31, 2020.
  2. The competition is hosted across Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s Twitter and Facebook page and one winner only will be selected from these channels.
  3. This prize can only be used as stipulated and is non-transferable, non-negotiable and no cash alternative will be offered.
  4. This prize does not include costs for drinks, meals, accommodation, transportation, travelling expenses, excursions, treatments, phone calls, personal expenses, insurance.
  5. Sale of the prize for profit is prohibited.
  6. This prize excludes all other products Chessington World of Adventures Resort offers.
  7. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to substitute the prize for another prize of equal value.
  8. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to disqualify from the competition any entry it reasonable believes does not comply with these terms and conditions.
  9. The winner of this prize may be required to participate in promotional activity on Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s social media channels - note, that by entering into this competition you agree to have your name released as the winner on Chessington’s social media channels.
  10. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to amend or alter the terms of competitions at any time.
  11. Competitions are open to all residents of UK mainland, except Merlin Entertainments employees and their immediate families, and anyone else connected with the creation and administration of the competition.
  12. This prize is subject to Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s terms and conditions, which can be found at https://www.chessington.com/misc/terms-and-conditions.aspx
  13. Entry deadline is midnight February 13, 2020 - entries received after this time will not be considered.
  14. Chessington World of Adventure Resort’s decision is final - no correspondence will be entered into.
  15. The winner must confirm acceptance of the prize by midnight February 15, 2020, or the prize will go to another winner.
  16. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter or Facebook.

The Prize

  1. This prize is for two tickets to Chessington World of Adventures Resort and a Chessington VIP Giraffe Safari for two to be redeemed once between March 19 – October 31, 2020.
  2. The two tickets and the experience must be redeemed on the same day.
  3. You must be ages 5 or older to participate in the VIP Giraffe Safari experience. Due to the nature of our VIP experiences, some of our animal encounters may not be suitable for those with mobility problems. Expectant mothers are not permitted on any experience. You can find the full terms and conditions for the giraffe encounter here chessington.com/vip.
  4. The winner of the prize must bring a valid photo ID to be able to claim the tickets.
  5. The prize cannot be refunded or exchanged.
  6. The prize cannot be used in conjunction with any special promotions, discount tokens, coupons or cards.
  7. Sale of the prize is prohibited. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right at all times to refuse to permit any sale of the prize to a third party.
  8. The prize can only be used at the Chessington World of Adventures Resort and not at any neighboring attractions.
  9. Photocopies of the tickets will not be accepted.
  10. Postage/collection of the tickets will be arranged with Chessington World of Adventures Resort.
  • Adventurers must be a minimum of five years old
  • Adventurers aged under 12 years must be accompanied by a Giraffe Safari ticket holding adult aged 16 years or over
  • The experience will last approximately 30 minutes
  • The experience is for a maximum of 8 people
  • Theme Park and Zoo entry are not included in the experience
  • Tours may vary depending on animal availability and in adverse weather conditions may have to be moved indoors
  • Due to the nature of the experience, Giraffe Safari may not be suitable for non-ambulant adventurers and is not suitable for expectant mothers

NAMING OF ‘BLACK BUCCANEER’ – 27.01.2020
This competition is to name the new pirate ship, which will take the place of ‘Black Buccaneer’* in 2020. If your suggested name is chosen, it will become the name of the new pirate ship and will be used throughout marketing and publicity activities, and on other Resort literature.

  1. The winning entry will receive a years’ worth of Fastrack for four people for the ride, ‘Black Buccaneer’*, at Chessington World of Adventures Resort, which can be redeemed on full Theme Park open dates between March 19 to November 1, 2020.
  2. The prize also includes four Chessington Annual Passes for 2020 - this excludes any other Merlin Entertainments attractions.
  3. The winning name will be given to the new ‘Black Buccaneer’* pirate ship at Chessington World of Adventures Resort and will be used throughout marketing and publicity activities, and on other Resort literature. There will be no fee paid for the use of the name at any time.
  4. If a name is chosen that has been suggested several times, the individual who suggested the name first will be declared the winner at Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s digression.
  5. The competition is hosted across Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s Twitter and Facebook page and one winner only will be selected from these channels.
  6. The winner will be chosen by the Team at Chessington World of Adventures Resort.
  7. The prize can only be used as stipulated and is non-transferable, non-negotiable and no cash alternative will be offered.
  8. The prize does not include costs for drinks, meals, accommodation, transportation, travelling expenses, excursions, treatments, phone calls, personal expenses, insurance.
  9. Sale of the prize for profit is prohibited.
  10. The prize excludes all other products Chessington World of Adventures Resort offers.
  11. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to substitute the prize for another prize of equal value.
  12. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to disqualify from the competition any entry it reasonable believes does not comply with these terms and conditions.
  13. The winner of the prize may be required to participate in promotional activity on Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s social media channels - note, that by entering into this competition you agree to have your name released as the winner on Chessington’s social media channels.
  14. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to amend or alter the terms of competitions at any time.
  15. Competitions are open to all residents of UK mainland, except Merlin Entertainments employees and their immediate families, and anyone else connected with the creation and administration of the competition.
  16. The prize is subject to Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s terms and conditions, which can be found at https://www.chessington.com/misc/terms-and-conditions.aspx
  17. Entry deadline is midnight January 31, 2020 - entries received after this time will not be considered.
  18. Chessington World of Adventure Resort’s decision is final - no correspondence will be entered into.
  19. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter or Facebook.

The Prize

  1. The winning entry will receive a years’ worth of Fastrack for four people for the ride, ‘Black Buccaneer’*, at Chessington World of Adventures Resort, which can be redeemed on full Theme Park open dates between March 19 to November 1, 2020.
  2. The prize also includes four Chessington Annual Passes for 2020 - this excludes any other Merlin Entertainments attractions.
  3. The Chessington Annual Pass allows 12 months entry to Chessington World of Adventures Resort excluding restricted dates and closed dates.
  4. For full terms and conditions of the Chessington Annual Pass please visit - https://www.chessington.com/plan/annual-passes/tandc.aspx#cwoa-ap
  5. The Fastrack is for use in 2020 only, which can be redeemed on full Theme Park open dates between March 19 to November 1, 2020. Please note the ride is always subject to availability.
  6. The winner of the prize must bring a valid photo ID to be able to claim the prize.
  7. The prize cannot be refunded or exchanged.
  8. The prize cannot be used in conjunction with any special promotions, discount tokens, coupons or cards.
  9. Sale of the prize is prohibited. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right at all times to refuse to permit any sale of the prize to a third party.
  10. The prize can only be used at the Chessington World of Adventures Resort and not at any neighbouring attractions.
  11. Photocopies of the prize will not be accepted.
  12. Postage/collection of the prize will be arranged with Chessington World of Adventures Resort.

*’Black Buccaneer’ is the name of the previous pirate ship, which resided in Pirates’ Cove at Chessington World of Adventures Resort. The name ‘Black Buccaneer’ will be used until a new name is chosen for its successor.

 ZOOTASTIC SLEEPOVER STAY COMPETITION - 20.01.20

  1. This prize is for a Zootastic Sleepover at Chessington World of Adventures Resort, with an overnight stay with breakfast at the Chessington Safari Hotel, and one day Chessington World of Adventures Resort Zootastic Weekend tickets for a family of four, to be redeemed before March 6, 2020.
  2. The prize is subject to availability and opening dates.
  3. Overnight stay must be redeemed on January 31, February 1, 2, 7, 8, 28 & 29, or March 6, 2020.
  4. This cannot be redeemed during Animal Adventures, which runs from February 14 – February 23.
  5. The competition is hosted across Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s Facebook and Twitter pages, and one winner will be selected from these channels.
  6. One winner will be picked at random.
  7. This prize can only be used as stipulated and is non-transferable, non-negotiable and no cash alternative will be offered.
  8. This prize does not include costs for drinks, meals, transportation, travelling expenses, excursions, treatments, phone calls, personal expenses, insurance.
  9. Sale of the prize for profit is prohibited.
  10. This prize excludes all other products Chessington World of Adventures Resort offers.
  11. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to substitute the prize for another prize of equal value.
  12. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to disqualify from the competition any entry it reasonable believes does not comply with these terms and conditions.
  13. The winner of this prize may be required to participate in promotional activity on Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s social media channels - note, that by entering into this competition you agree to have your name released as the winner on Chessington’s social media channels.
  14. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to amend or alter the terms of competitions at any time.
  15. Competitions are open to all residents of UK mainland, except Merlin Entertainments PLC employees and their immediate families, and anyone else connected with the creation and administration of the competition.
  16. This prize is subject to Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s terms and conditions, which can be found at https://www.chessington.com/misc/terms-and-conditions.aspx
  17. Entry deadline is midnight January 22, 2020 - entries received after this time will not be considered.
  18. Chessington World of Adventure Resort’s decision is final - no correspondence will be entered into.
  19. The winner must confirm acceptance of the prize by midnight January 24, 2020 or the prize will go to another winner.
  20. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter or Facebook.

The Prize

  1. This prize is for a Zootastic Sleepover at Chessington World of Adventures Resort, with an overnight stay with breakfast at the Chessington Safari Hotel, and one day Chessington World of Adventures Resort Zootastic Weekend tickets for a family of four, to be redeemed before March 6, 2020.
  2. The prize is subject to availability and opening dates.
  3. Overnight stay must be redeemed on January 31, February 1, 2, 7, 8, 28 & 29, or March 6, 2020.
  4. The winner of the prize must bring a valid photo ID to be able to claim the prize.
  5. The prize cannot be refunded or exchanged
  6. The prize cannot be used in conjunction with any special promotions, discount tokens, coupons or cards.
  7. Sale of the prize is prohibited. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right at all times to refuse to permit any sale of the prize to a third party.
  8. The prize can only be used at the Chessington World of Adventures Resort and not at any neighbouring attractions.
  9. Photocopies of the tickets will not be accepted.
  10. Postage/ collection of the tickets will be arranged with Chessington World of Adventures Resort.

 

NEW YEAR 2020 TICKETS - 02.01.20

  1. This prize is for four tickets to Chessington World of Adventures Resort to be redeemed once between March 19 – October 31, 2020.
  2. The competition is hosted across Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s Twitter and Facebook page and one winner only will be selected from these channels.
  3. This prize can only be used as stipulated and is non-transferable, non-negotiable and no cash alternative will be offered.
  4. This prize does not include costs for drinks, meals, accommodation, transportation, travelling expenses, excursions, treatments, phone calls, personal expenses, insurance.
  5. Sale of the prize for profit is prohibited.
  6. This prize excludes all other products Chessington World of Adventures Resort offers.
  7. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to substitute the prize for another prize of equal value.
  8. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to disqualify from the competition any entry it reasonable believes does not comply with these terms and conditions.
  9. The winner of this prize may be required to participate in promotional activity on Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s social media channels - note, that by entering into this competition you agree to have your name released as the winner on Chessington’s social media channels.
  10. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right to amend or alter the terms of competitions at any time.
  11. Competitions are open to all residents of UK mainland, except Merlin Entertainments PLC employees and their immediate families, and anyone else connected with the creation and administration of the competition.
  12. This prize is subject to Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s terms and conditions, which can be found at https://www.chessington.com/misc/terms-and-conditions.aspx
  13. Entry deadline is midnight January 6, 2020 - entries received after this time will not be considered.
  14. Chessington World of Adventure Resort’s decision is final - no correspondence will be entered into.
  15. The winner must confirm acceptance of the prize by midnight January 8, 2020, or the prize will go to another winner.
  16. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter or Facebook.

The Prize

  1. This prize is for four tickets to Chessington World of Adventures Resort only, to be redeemed once between March 19 – October 31, 2020.
  2. All four tickets have to be redeemed on the same day.
  3. The winner of the prize must bring a valid photo ID to be able to claim the tickets.
  4. The prize cannot be refunded or exchanged.
  5. The prize cannot be used in conjunction with any special promotions, discount tokens, coupons or cards.
  6. Sale of the prize is prohibited. Chessington World of Adventures Resort reserves the right at all times to refuse to permit any sale of the prize to a third party.
  7. The prize can only be used at the Chessington World of Adventures Resort and not at any neighboring attractions.
  8. Photocopies of the tickets will not be accepted.
  9. Postage/collection of the tickets will be arranged with Chessington World of Adventures Resort.

Latest information regarding Coronavirus

Further to recent updates from the Government on the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, we have taken the very difficult decision to close Chessington World of Adventures Resort as a precautionary measure.

Have a short break booked before 25th April? We can move your stay date with no extra cost!
For guests with short breaks arriving up to and including 25th April 2020, we have relaxed our usual terms and conditions so you can now reschedule your break to another date in the 2020 season with no additional cost*. Please complete the form here including your booking reference and the preferred date you would like to rearrange your booking to. Our team will get back to you as soon as possible.
*Subject to availability, please provide 3 alternative dates in order of preference, dates allocated on a first come first served basis.

Have a park ticket booked before 25th April? You can use this for another day in 2020!
If you have a park ticket for up to and including 25th April your ticket will be valid for use on any date during the 2020 season up to and including 1st November 2020.

Please click the link below for more information and FAQs.

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