City Discovery Places That Matter Instagram Contest


***CONTEST HAS ENDED. Congratulations to Instagram user furysetya for winning the Places That Matter Photo Contest! Thank you to everyone who joined.***

Share a picture of your most memorable trip and tell us why it matters. The most creative entry will get a City Discovery gift certificate worth US$150.

Prize: 1 winner of US$150 City Discovery gift certificate that can be used to book tours and transfers on valid until December 31, 2017

Hashtag: #CityDiscovery

Deadline of Entries: June 30, 2016

Announcement of winners: July 15, 2016

Three Easy Steps:

  1. Share a picture of your most memorable trip and tell us why it matters in 1 to 3 sentences.
  2. In the photo’s description, tag @CityDiscovery and add the hashtag #CityDiscovery.
  3. Upload it to your Instagram account.

Don't forget to follow us at @citydiscovery and tag your friends!

Deadline of entries will be on June 30, 2016, 23:59 EDT.

The winner will be chosen by an independent travel photographer Marc Azoulay, so be extra creative. This PLACES THAT MATTER competition is open worldwide – everyone is welcome to enter!

Read our Terms and Conditions to see how you can win.

#CityDiscovery Places That Matter Contest Terms and Conditions

1. General

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 City Discovery.

2. Competition

2.1. To enter, entrants must share a memorable travel photo and explain why in 1 to 3 sentences, upload it to their personal Instagram account and, in the photo’s description, tag @CityDiscovery and add the hashtag #CityDiscovery.

2.2. There is no restriction on the number of entries. Entrants can submit as many times as they like before the closing date.

2.3. The competition is open worldwide.

2.4. The closing date and time for entries is 12:00 midnight Eastern Time on July 1, 2016. Entries received after this time and date will not be eligible for the prize.

2.5. After the competition closing date, the promoter will shortlist 20 finalists from all eligible entries.

2.6. The winner of the competition will be chosen from the 20 shortlisted finalists by the independent travel photographer Marc Azoulay. The selection of the winner will be Marc Azoulay's choice alone – the promoter will in no way influence the final winner’s selection.

2.7. Any entry deemed by the promoter to be the beneficiary of suspicious voting patterns will be immediately disqualified from the competition without recourse.

2.8. Photographs submitted for entry may be used for online promotion by the promoter.

2.9. This competition is open to entrants of all nationalities aged 13 years and over.

2.10. Employees of the promoter and members of their immediate families, 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 entrants.

3. Prize

3.1. There is one prize of a US$150 City Discovery gift certificate, which can be used to book tours and transfers on the promoter's website ( until December 31, 2017.

3.2. The prize is transferable and there is no cash alternative.

4. The prize draw

4.1. The winner of the competition will be notified no later than seven days after defining the winner.

4.2. The prize winner will receive his/her prize within two weeks of being selected as the competition winner.

4.3. The prize winner is required to accept his/her prize by email within two weeks of notification. In the event of non-acceptance, a supplementary winner may be drawn at the promoter’s discretion.

4.4. The winner will be announced on the promoter’s Instagram account and Facebook page.

4.5. The promoter is not responsible for contacting or forwarding prizes to entrants who provide unclear or incomplete information or for entries lost, misdirected, delayed or destroyed.

5. Other

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.

6. Email Privacy Policy

6.1. The promoter will not pass any email addresses on to third parties.

6.2. By entering the free competition you agree to receive promotional emails from the promoter.

6.3. You are free to unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time, either via the link on each email or via our website. Until you unsubscribe, the promoter will send you travel inspiration, insider tips and deals, etc.

6.4. The promoter will use your email address in compliance with the provisions of the applicable Data Protection legislation.

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