Terms and Conditions for the International Surfers Day Giveaway

1. Eligibility:

1.1. This giveaway is open to individuals aged 18 and over.

1.2. Participants must follow @carvebaymentawai on Instagram, like and share the giveaway post, tag three friends in the comments. Extra entries will be added for users who post on their main feed. 

1.3. Employees of Carve Bay, their families, agents, and any third party directly associated with the administration of the competition are not eligible to enter.

2. Entry Period:

2.1. The giveaway starts on 18 May 2024 and ends at midnight on 13 June 2024.

2.2. Entries received after this time will not be considered.

3. Prizes:

3.1. Four winners will each receive a 14-night stay for two people at Carve Bay in Indonesia, paying for one week and getting the second week free.

3.2. Accommodation includes either a cozy twin room or the Sababalat bungalow for couples.

3.3. Full board is provided, including three meals a day, snacks, tea, and coffee.

3.4. Transfers from Siberut Island are included.

3.5. Surf tax of £100 per person, valid insurance including evacuation, and surfboard hire are not included and must be arranged separately.

4. Additional Packages:

4.1. Separate transfer, ferry, and accommodation packages can be purchased by separate negotiation.

4.2 Surf boat days can be purchased at £100 per day.

5. Winner Selection and Notification:

5.1. Winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries.

5.2. Winners will be announced on our Instagram page on June 15, 2024, International Surfers Day.

5.3. Winners will be contacted via Instagram DM after they are announced on the post. If a winner does not respond within 7 days of the notification, the prize will be forfeited and another winner will be selected.

6. Prize Conditions:

6.1. The prize must be used during our high season (July, August, and September 2024) subject to availability.

6.2. The prize is non-transferable and no cash alternative is available.

6.3. Winners must provide valid insurance, including evacuation coverage, prior to the trip.

7. Exclusions:

7.1. The surf tax of £100 per person is not included.

7.2. Surfboard hire is not included but can be organised and purchased separately.

7.3. Any additional expenses incurred during the trip are the responsibility of the winner.

8. Contract Formation and Payment:

8.1. A contract is formed between the winner and Carve Bay upon the winner’s acceptance of the prize.

8.2. An invoice for the cost of one week’s stay (£170 per night for 7 nights) will be issued within 7 days of acceptance of the prize.

8.3. Payment is due within 14 days of the invoice date.

9. Dispute Resolution:

9.1. This giveaway and these terms and conditions will be governed by the laws of England and Wales.

9.2. Any disputes arising out of or in connection with this giveaway shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

9.3. In the event of a dispute, we will attempt to resolve it through good faith discussions. If the dispute cannot be resolved amicably, it will be referred to mediation before any court proceedings.

10. General:

10.1. By entering the giveaway, participants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

10.2. We reserve the right to cancel or amend the giveaway and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God, or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation, or any other event outside of our control.

10.3. Any changes to the giveaway will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by us.

10.3 Carve Bay’s liability for any claim arising out of or in connection with this giveaway shall be limited to the cost of the accommodation.

10.4. In no event shall Carve Bay be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages, whether arising in contract, tort, or otherwise.

10.5. Participants acknowledge that surfing is a dangerous sport and carries inherent risks of injury. 

10.2. Carve Bay shall not be liable for any injuries, damages, or losses arising from or in connection with participation in surfing activities at the camp.

11. Data Protection:

11.1. Personal data relating to entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will be disclosed to third party’s that will satisfy the terms of the giveaway including but not limited to transfer drivers, Mentawai Fast Ferry, Padang accommodation. 

12. Entire Agreement 

12.1 This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, understandings, negotiations, and discussions, whether oral or written, between the parties. No amendment or modification of this Agreement shall be valid or binding unless in writing and signed by both parties.

13. Indemnity 


The participant hereby agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Carve Bay Mentawai, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, or expenses arising out of or in connection with their participation in the competition. This indemnity extends to winners who are eligible to enter the competition, ensuring their compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.


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