Malta/Mercury T&Cs

Competition Terms & Conditions 


Section 1

The following terms and conditions apply to ‘Weekend Giveaway at the ME Malta Hotel’ (the “Competition”) which will run from 8pm CET 25th June 2024 to 8pm CET 28th June 2024 on The Vlogfest website ‘the Promoter’) and social channels. 

Anyone who enters the Competition (an “Entrant”) will be deemed to have read and accepted the Specific Rules and the Competition Terms and Conditions and agrees to be bound by them. 

This “Free to enter Competition” is a prize draw which offers entrants the opportunity to win a 2 night weekend break at the ME Malta Hotel, St Julian’s, Malta. The prize includes two economy return direct flight tickets from any European or UK airport. No purchase is necessary but Entrants are required to follow The Vlogfest on a social media platform and tag a friend that they would wish to share the prize with, and tag the sponsors outlined below.

Events may occur that render the competition or the awarding of the prize impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the Promoter and accordingly the Promoter may its absolute discretion vary or amend the Competition and or the Prize (subject to equality of value) and the entrant agrees that no liability shall attach to the Promoter as a result thereof. 

The prize as described is available on the date of publication. Should the prize become unavailable, either in whole or in part, a substitute of equal value or part thereof shall be provided. 

 The winner will be selected at random and identified through a valid ID.


2 nights in a Superior Room for two adults at ME Malta on a bed and breakfast basis. Valid between September 20th 2024 to April 7th 2025. Excluding the dates on and between 25th Oct – 8th Nov, 9th Dec – 10th January, 11-14th November. Subject to availability. Two Economy Class Return direct flight tickets from any European/UK airport and a €200 voucher redeemable at any retail or food & beverage outlets at Mercury Malta. Transfers to and from the hotel and airport are not included. 

The prize and dates are subject to hotel availability at the time of request and may only be taken during the time frames specified in the individual prize terms. Prior reservation of 14 days is required by the Winner and all bookings are subject to availability at the time of booking.  

The Prize duration cannot be extended and the features of the Prize changed without the written agreement of The Promoter. Any changes, extensions, upgrades additional passengers booked will be charged to the Winner at normal seasonal rates for those additions. Any optional purchases or supplements and any applicable charges must be paid for by the Winner at the time of booking or stay for all their travelling party. Additional charges will apply for any food, beverages or services outside of the bed and breakfast plan and charged to the Winner at check out. 

This prize is not valid in conjunction with any other offers or promotions and is not refundable nor exchangeable in cash or any other services. 

The prize as described is available on the date of publication. Should the prize become unavailable either in whole or in part, a substitute of equal value or part thereof shall be provided. 

The Promoter retains the right to repurpose all social media content generated on the Prize for the use on all trending travel social media channels and .

Conditions of Entry

To participate in this promotion Entrants must satisfy the following: 

Entrants must be aged 16 or over; applicants over 16 but under 18 must have the permission of their parent or guardian to participate in this Competition. By participating, you confirm that you have obtained such permission; winning applicants over 16 but under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Entrants are not permitted to enter if they are an employee of the Promoter or any of its Sponsors and partners or their direct family member or agent, or if you are otherwise associated with the Competition. 

Section 2: How to Enter

To register participation in the Competition Entrants must complete all the following steps to be eligible for selection as Winner of the Prize:

  • Follow the Instagram account @thevlogfest and like the competition post
  • Follow @mercurymalta and tag your travel buddy in @thevlogfest competition post

Entry period – You can enter the Prize Draw from 25th June 2024 : 20:00 CET  to 19:59 CET 28th June 2024. (“Entry Period”). 

The Winner

Winner notification

We will contact the winner by email within 2 days of competition closing. The winner will be asked to confirm their social media handle, full name, age, postal address, email address and telephone number to claim the Prize and provide proof of identity where necessary. We reserve the right to disqualify you from the Prize Draw if you are unable to provide such details. The Prize must be claimed within 72 hours of our notification to you. If the Prize is unclaimed after this time we reserve the right to offer the Prize to another winner selected in accordance with these terms. If for any reason the winner chooses not to take up the Prize or any part of the Prize, we reserve the right to ask the winner to confirm this in writing by email and we will be able to retain or dispose of the Prize (or part of the Prize) at our own discretion. 

Announcement of winner

The first and surname and country of residence and instagram handle, where applicable, of the winner will be published by the Vlogfest and its partners through their social media channels and participants give their express permission for those limited details to be made public or disclosed to the other Entrants for up to two months after the close of the Competition. 


The Promoter reserves the right to refuse to award the Prize or disqualify an entrant where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions or otherwise where an entrant has gained unfair advantage in participating in this promotion or won using fraudulent means. Late or incomplete entries which do not satisfy these terms and conditions will be disqualified and not be entered into the Competition. 

Changes to the promotion

 The Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the Competition at any stage where we deem it necessary and/or there are circumstances outside our reasonable control which affects or could affect the proper operation of this promotion, and only where circumstances make this unavoidable, but will always endeavour to minimise the effect to entrants in order to avoid undue disappointment.

Data Protection

Entrant’s information

By entering this Competition the Entrant agrees that the Promoter may hold and use  personal data (including without limitation their Instagram handle, name, date of birth, email address, postal address and telephone number) for the purpose of administering the Competition and for the purposes set out in our Privacy Policy, including where necessary, to the transfer of that personal data outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). 

The Promoter does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 13 and the Competition is specifically only open to over 16 year olds. If we learn that we have collected or received personal data from a child under 13 with or without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe that we may have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at the address below. For more information on how we hold and use your personal data please contact us at the address below. 

Promotion administrator: The Competition is administered by The Vlogfest – Eurasian Perspectives UK Ltd, The Bristol Office, 5 High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, UK. 

Entrant’s information and personal data will be used in accordance with the Eurasian Perspectives UK Ltd  privacy policy (see 

Limitation of Liability

The Promoter

The Promoter will not be liable for any cancellations or changes to the Competition, the Prize Draw or the Prize, or for any loss or damage occurring to any Entrant or any third party arising from participation in the Competition or arising from your acceptance and use of the Prize.

Nothing in these terms shall exclude or limit the liability of the Promoter in relation to personal injury or death caused by the Promoter for negligence or for fraud.

Social Media

This Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. By entering this Competition you agree to release Instagram, Facebook or Twitter of any liability caused in respect of this Competition. 


These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales.