If you’re looking for one of the greatest shows on Earth, you’ve come to the right place.
We’re offering a lucky traveller the chance to win a trip to Iceland to experience the rare, green glow of the Northern Lights. Stare up and experience something unlike anything else the world has to offer.
But, before we send you out to chase these ethereal wonders, you’ll have to hunt down the momondo circles in our new ‘Chasing the Northern Lights’ game and leave an answer to the following question: “You’ve just landed in Iceland. What’s the first thing you’d do?”
Remember – there are no wrong answers, and the most creative entry wins the prize.
Want to win an extra €1,500 to spend on hotels? Share the competition and your score with friends and family on Facebook and, if you win the competition, you’ll get the bonus amount to fund the accommodation of your choosing.
What’s next? All that’s left to do is play the game and find the momondo circles. And stick around for level 2 to discover your own Arctic spirit animal!
How long is the competition open?
You can enter the ‘Chasing the Northern Lights’ competition via the momondo website or FB page from November 20th until 12.00 pm (midday) CET on January 30th, 2015.
If I win… can I take a friend/family member to Iceland with me?
Yes! You can share your prize with one guest, on the condition that you travel together and have the necessary travel documents. You have to be over 18 to participate but there is no age limit for anyone you choose to bring along.
For more detailed information, read the competition Terms & Conditions below.
Questions and comments? Drop us an email.
momondo ‘Chasing the Northern Lights’ competition – Terms & Conditions
1.1. No purchase necessary. Entry to the competition is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions. By entering you are deemed to have read and accepted these terms.
1.2. The promoter of this competition is Momondo A/S, Amagertorv 19, 2, 1160 Copenhagen.
1.3. Only the English version of the competition Terms & Conditions are legally binding. Translations have been provided purely for user convenience. In the event of discrepancy between a translation and the English master, the English master prevails.
2. Conditions of entry
2.1. In order to participate, the entrant must enter the promoter’s ‘Chasing the Northern Lights’ competition via either the momondo website, via the momondo Facebook page or via the momondo VK page. To successfully enter the competition the entrant must find three out of a possible five momondo circles hidden within a digital landscape scene in the designated time limit of 99 seconds.
If the entrant finds three momondo circles within the time limit in one round, the entrant will be asked to submit their full name, a valid email address, accept the Terms & Conditions and answer the prize qualifier question (see clause 2.8.). If the entrant fails to find three momondo circles within the time limit, they can try again by clicking ‘Share to try again’, which will bring the entrant back to play Level 1 of the game. There is no limit on the amount of times an entrant can play the first round of the game.
Once the entrant has submitted their entry, they have the option to play Level 2 of the ‘Chasing the Northern Lights’ game. Playing Level 2 is not compulsory and has no bearing on the entrant’s chances of winning the competition prize.
2.2. It is not compulsory for the entrant to “Like” the momondo Facebook page or follow the momondo VK community to enter the competition.
2.3. Sharing the competition on Facebook/VK is an optional function of the competition. By sharing, the entrant automatically becomes eligible for the competition bonus prize (see clause 3.2.).
2.4. Only one entry per person. If an entrant enters the competition more than once, only their first entry will be considered for the main and bonus competition prizes.
2.5. Only an entrant permanently residing in one of the following countries is eligible for the prize: Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, USA and Uzbekistan. Hereafter these 33 countries are referred to individually as a “participating country” or collectively as the “participating countries”. The entrant does not need to be a citizen of one of the participating countries.
2.6. The start date and time for entries is after 0:00 (midnight) Central European Time on November 20th, 2014.
2.7. The closing date and time for entries is before 12:00 pm (midday) Central European Time on January 30th, 2015. Entries received after this date and time will not be eligible for the prize.
2.8. momondo will choose a competition winner based on the creativeness of their answer to the following qualifier question: ‘You’ve just landed in Iceland. What’s the first thing you’d do? (Be creative!)’ Answers must be submitted in one of the 15 languages that the promoter has deemed eligible for this competition (see clause 4.1).
2.9. This competition is open to entrants aged 18 years and over.
2.10. Employees of the promoter and members of their immediate families (including any live-in partner), its agencies, or anyone professionally associated with the promotion are excluded from entering the promotion.
2.11. The promoter reserves the right to verify the eligibility of the entrant.
3.1. The main competition prize is two return flights to Reykjavik, Iceland (up to a combined value of €3,000) for the winning entrant and a guest, departing from the airport the winner deems is most convenient to their place of residence.
3.2. If the entrant shares the competition on a social media platform (as outlined in clause 2.3.) they will be automatically entered for the bonus competition prize of €1,500 towards accommodation during the competition winner’s visit to Iceland.
3.3. Both the main and bonus prize are non-transferable and must be used in conjunction with each other.
3.4. There is no cash alternative to the prizes.
3.5. The prize winner must provide the promoter with their preferred airport of departure and accommodation in Reykjavik no more than two weeks after accepting the prize. The preferred trip itinerary must be based on fares and search criteria available on the prize winner’s local momondo website, and not exceed the total prize fund allocated.
3.6. The competition prize winner and their guest are responsible for paying all additional costs associated with the prize that are not specifically included (as stated in these Terms & Conditions), including, where applicable, transport to and from the respective airports, additional accommodation fees (beyond the €1,500 bonus prize), meal costs, spending money, insurance and all other incidentals.
3.7. The promoter holds no responsibility or liability for the winner and their guest. Insurance is not included in the prize. The promoter strongly advises the winner and their guest to take out comprehensive travel insurance for their trip to Iceland. The promoter will not be held responsible for any hotel or flight cancellations and, therefore, advises the winner to ensure cancellation is included in their travel insurance.
3.8. The promoter reserves the right to amend the specification of the prize, or offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value, at any time before the competition closes.
3.9. The competition winner is solely responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents, including valid passports and visas.
3.10. Due to the unpredictability of meteorological conditions, the promoter cannot guarantee that the competition prize winner will be able to see the Northern Lights during their prize trip to Iceland.
4. The prize selection process
4.1. Only entries written in the following languages will be accepted for consideration of the prize: Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese (Portugal), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.
4.2. Entries will be read by momondo travel experts native to the language of the entry. The travel experts will then select their two favoured entries from each eligible country for the finalists’ shortlist.
4.3. All entries on the shortlist will be translated into English for the consideration of the international judging panel, comprised of momondo travel experts.
4.4. The judging panel will make their final decision of the competition prize winner no later than seven days after the competition closes.
4.4. The competition prize winner will be notified via email no later than seven days after the judging panel have made their decision.
4.5. The competition prize winner will receive their prize within six weeks of being selected as the competition winner.
4.6. The competition prize winner is required to accept their prize by email within ten days of notification. If the competition winner fails to accept the prize within 10 days, they will forfeit the prize without recourse. In the event of non-acceptance, a supplementary winner may be drawn at the promoter’s discretion.
4.7. The prize winner may be required to participate in publicity accompanying or resulting from this promotion. The winner’s name will be made available upon request.
4.8. The promoter is not responsible for contacting or forwarding prizes to an entrant who provides unclear or incomplete information or for entries lost, misdirected, delayed or destroyed.
5.1. The promoter shall be entitled to terminate or modify the promotion or to modify these rules at any time prior to the closing date by publishing any such modification or termination on any website operated by the promoter.
5.2. In the event of a dispute, the decision of the promoter shall be final and binding, and no correspondence will be entered into.
5.3. The right is reserved to terminate or withdraw this contest at any time.
5.4. The promoter assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of the website during the competition period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment software, failure of any email or entry to be received by the promoter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or any web site, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating and entering in the promotion.
5.5. The promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend the email portion of this contest should a virus or bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the promoter corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest.
5.6. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the promoter reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
5.7. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically MV reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, plagiarized, altered or tampered with in any way.
5.8. Events may occur that render the competition itself or the awarding of the prizes impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the promoter and accordingly the promoter may at its absolute discretion vary or amend the promotion and the entrant agrees that no liability shall attach to the promoter as a result thereof.
5.9. The promoter has organized this competition in good faith and does not accept liability relating to the prize.
5.10. This free prize competition is promoted across other websites.
6.1. The promoter will not pass any email addresses on to third parties.
6.2. By entering this competition you accept signing up to the momondo newsletter which contains travel inspiration and tips for booking cheap flights, hotels and car hire. You are free to unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time via the link provided in each email.
6.3. The promoter will use your email address in compliance with the provisions of the applicable Data Protection legislation.