Contiki Ski Trip

Win a Ski Trip to Austria!

Friday 9 June 2023 09:37

Summer Ball is fast approaching!

We're basking in the sunshine this week (fingers crossed the sun is still shining for the big night!)... but is it too early to be dreaming of a winter wonderland? 👀

Well, we have some news! Everyone who buys a ticket to Summer Ball 2023 will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win an epic ski trip to Austria courtesy of our pals at Contiki! You and a friend could be spending a week in the majestic Austrian Alps, living your best après-ski life, or even taking a day trip to the home of The Sound of Music! Sounds dreamy.

The prize includes transportation, accommodation and your breakfast each morning. To sweeten the deal, we're throwing in £250 spending money.

For a list of travel dates and full T&Cs, see below.

You must buy a ticket for Summer Ball to be entered into the competition. If you already have a ticket, don't worry, you've been automatically entered!

Get your ticket here!

  • Terms & Conditions

    Win an Austria Ski – One Week trip for two people with Contiki. This 9-day trip starts and ends in London with return coach transfers (1 night in overnight coach and 7 nights in Contiki’s chalet in a same sex multi-share room) and 8 Breakfasts included.

    To enter, individuals must have purchased a ticket to attend Imperial College Union’s Summer Ball 2023, taking place on Saturday 24 June 2023.

    To qualify for the prize, you must be aged 18 – 35 years old.  No exceptions permitted.

    Winner to select their preferred departure dates for travel between December 2023 – March 2024. Travel departure dates for this competition are: 8 Dec 2023; 5 Jan, 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 2 Feb, 23 Feb, 1 Mar 2024). Dates excluded from this prize draw are 15, 22 and 29 December 2023.

    Preferred travel dates to be supplied at least six months in advance, providing a minimum of three date options (date selection is subject to availability).
    The winner will be solely responsible for additional costs incurred, including visa costs, meals not indicated in the itinerary, optional excursions, cancellation insurance, medical insurance, gratuities, personal expenses and other items of an incidental nature.  

    On 26 June 2023, Imperial College Union will conduct a random drawing from all entries received within the campaign period and select a winner.

    The prize winners will be notified by email within three (3) business days of winner selection or as soon as reasonably practicable. To confirm the winner is a student of Imperial College, the winner must supply their CID number. The notification will include details of how the prize can be accepted and redeemed. 

    All prize winners will be contacted via email, using the email address used to purchase tickets.  

    The potential winners will have ten (10) days to respond to the winning notification before forfeiting their prize.  

    If such potential winner doesn’t respond by the deadline, they will forfeit that prize and an alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining entries for that drawing. 


    Entering the Competition

    This prize draw is open only to students of Imperial College Union who are aged 18-35 years old.  

    Employees of Imperial College, The Travel Corporation or any other company and/or agency connected with this promotion and their relatives are not permitted to enter.

    All eligible entries will be entered in the prize draw. Only one entry per person. 

    No entries on behalf of third parties will be accepted. No responsibility will be taken for late, lost, indecipherable or misdirected entries or for any failure of communication resulting from incorrectly supplied information.


    The Prize

    The winners must accept their prize in its entirety.  The winner will be asked to confirm their acceptance of the prize and the terms of the prize. The prizes are non-transferable, non-refundable and subject to availability. There is no cash alternative.  



    Imperial College Union’s decision is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the outcome of the draw.

    Imperial College Union reserves the right to check the validity of any entry and the identity of any entrant or winner and guest and refuse giving a prize if Imperial College Union reasonably considers the entry and/or winner or guest to be in breach of the terms and conditions.

    Prize details are correct at date of publication. Imperial College Union reserves the right to substitute any element of the prize with a prize of an equal or greater value should any original element of the prize become unavailable for any reason, including the right to offer an alternative experience.

    Imperial College Union reserves the right at any time in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or supersede the prize draw if it believes, in its sole discretion, that the prize draw is not capable or is likely not to be capable of being conducted fairly or as specified within these terms and conditions due to events beyond its control (including, without limitation, a virus, a computer bug or unauthorized human intervention or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of Imperial College Union that could corrupt or affect the administration, security, impartiality or normal course of the prize draw).

    Imperial College Union is not responsible for any additional costs incurred by the winner of the competition. It is the winner’s responsibility to acquire appropriate travel insurance for the duration of the trip.

    Nothing in these terms and conditions shall limit in any way Imperial College Union’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence. Subject to that, Imperial College Union shall have no liability for any delay and/or failure to perform any obligation to the winners or other entrants that is caused by: (a) technical problems of any kind which may limit or prevent any person's participation in the prize draw; (b) any loss or damage arising from or in connection with the allocation of the prizes; (c) any act or omission of any third party; or (d) any other events beyond Imperial College Union’s control that may cause the prize draw to be disrupted or corrupted.

    If any of these terms and conditions is found by a court or regulator to be invalid or unenforceable the other provisions shall continue to apply.

    This promotion shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales.