Villa Holiday Giveaway 2024 – Terms & Conditions


By participating in this promotion, entrants are deemed to accept these rules and the specific directions/terms and conditions applicable to the relevant promotion as well as any terms and conditions of any relevant third party.

  1. This prize draw is being promoted by The Villa Agency Ltd, The Hames, Ovingdean Road, Brighton, BN2 7BB. Registered in the United Kingdom 1841001 (referred to as The Villa Agency from here on in).
  2. Participation in this promotion is subject to the official rules. By entering the prize draw you confirm acceptance of these conditions.
  3. Completing the entry form on The Villa Agency website is the only way to enter this prize draw. No purchase is necessary.
  4. Entrants must be over the age of 25, resident in the UK or Ireland, and eligible to travel to Portugal.
  5. The prize consists of:
    I) A 7-night stay at a specified private villa.
    II) Accommodation only; does not include flights or transfers.
    III) Applies to specified villa in the Algarve, for stays between 14 September 2024 and 24 May 2025.
    IV) Accommodation and dates are subject to availability.
    V) The prize excludes: the cost of pool heating and/or air conditioning, additional cleaning, travel insurance; the cost of any passports, visas, or travel documentation required for the prize winner to travel; airport transfers between the prize winner’s home and the departure airport or between the arrival airport and the villa; personal spending money; tips; or any food, drink or activities not mentioned in the prize description. Any additional taxes, costs and expenses incurred during the trip will be the responsibility of the prize winner.
  6. It is the winner’s responsibility to check that all visa, passport, travel insurance and health requirements are fulfilled.
  7. The Villa Agency booking conditions apply.
  8. The prize may be transferred to another person by specific request in writing from the prize winner and authorisation by The Villa Agency and the villa owner. There is no cash or property alternative.
  9. ​​In the event of cancellation by the winner, for whatever reason, no alternative prize will be given.
  10. The Villa Agency will not be held liable for a prize if it does not reach the winner for reasons beyond its reasonable control.
  11. The winner uses the prize at their own risk.
  12. The Villa Agency shall not be liable in any way for any failure, liability or breach by any third party in connection with this Prize Promotion or prize and accepts no responsibility for any loss, property damage or personal injury suffered by the winner relating to this Prize Promotion or the prize, except in the case of death or personal injury caused by The Villa Agency’s negligence or fraudulent misrepresentation and, so far as permitted by law, The Villa Agency, its associated companies, suppliers and agents exclude responsibility and all liabilities arising for reasons beyond its control including any act or default of any third party supplier.
  13. The winner may be required to provide The Villa Agency with a form of proof of identity before receipt of any prize. Failure to produce sufficient evidence may result in disqualification.
  14. No entries from agents, third parties, organised groups or entries automatically generated by computer will be accepted. No incomplete, illegible or corrupted entries will be accepted. Failure to comply with any of these terms and conditions (including instructions) will disqualify any entrant from taking part in the Prize Promotion and the entry will be invalid.
  15. The Villa Agency retains sole discretion to refuse entrants the right to enter if it feels that these terms and conditions are not being complied with or for any valid and justifiable reason, including abiding by The Villa Agency’s usual booking conditions.
  16. The Villa Agency reserves the right to disqualify any entrant and/or winner and/or amend these terms and conditions at any time in their absolute discretion.
  17. You must not damage any property with which you come into contact but, if you do, you will be liable for the cost of repairs or replacements. To cover such costs, you will be required to pay a security deposit no later than 56 days before arrival at the property. This will be refunded, less any costs as detailed above. You are responsible for ensuring that the property is properly secured at all times; if you do not take appropriate care with security and a burglary results, you will be responsible for any costs.
  18. Employees and families of The Villa Agency are not eligible to enter the prize draw.
  19. The entry period is 05/02/2024-30/04/2024. The Villa Agency will select one winner at random on 1/05/2024. The winner will be notified by email within three working days.
  20. If the selected winner is unreachable, ineligible, disqualified or fails to claim the prize within ten days of notification being sent by The Villa Agency, that winner automatically forfeits the prize, and another winner will be selected at The Villa Agency’s discretion.
  21. The Villa Agency’s decision in this Prize Promotion is final and legally binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  22. The winner must book their holiday by 31/07/2024.
  23. Entrants agree to allow their name to be used by The Villa Agency for publicity purposes.
  24. All personal data submitted by an entrant in connection with this Prize Promotion is submitted voluntarily. All personal data collected from entrants will be used by The Villa Agency for the purpose of administering the Prize Promotion and by entering this Prize Promotion, entrants’ consent to The Villa Agency using this information to contact them in respect of the prize.
  25. Entrants consent to receive The Villa Agency email newsletters containing the latest travel features, events, competitions and offers and must not unsubscribe before the Prize Promotion has closed.
  26. If at a later stage, entrants wish to withdraw their consent to receive such materials they can select the “unsubscribe” link which can be found in the newsletters or email their request to Further information about how the information gathered will be held is available in The Villa Agency’s Privacy Policy.
  27. Entrants are under no obligation to consent to emails beyond the dates specified and this in no way affects their eligibility to still enter the Prize Promotion.
  28. The Villa Agency reserves the right to modify these rules, suspend or discontinue the Prize Promotion at any time, including without limitation where it is necessary to do so due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control
  29. Failure to comply with these terms and conditions will automatically render a prize entry void.
  30. These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with English Law.