Free Flights Competition Terms & Conditions

Competition terms and conditions


The “Promoter” is FEXCO TAX FREE LIMITED (t/a Horizon Tax Free), a limited company registered in Ireland, company registration number 100078 and having its registered office at Fexco Centre, Iveragh Road, Killorglin, County Kerry, Ireland.


a) These terms and conditions apply to the competition titled “FREE TRIP TO THE EMERALD ISLE IN 2018” with entry to be gained automatically where you complete and submit a Tax Free shopping claim at one of the Promoter’s 24 hour Kiosks located in Dublin, Shannon and Cork Airport.

b) The competition will run from the 15th September 2017 (“Start Date”) to midnight on the 22nd of December 2017 (the “Closing Date”) inclusive.

c) All Tax Free shopping claims must be received by the Promoter at one of its Kiosks by no later than 23.59 on the Closing Date. All competition entries received after that time will be will be automatically disqualified from entry to the competition.

d) One winner will be selected on the 23rd of December 2017 (the “Announcement Date”) at random by means of a draw.

e) By completing and submitting a Tax Free shopping claim at one of the Promoter’s 24 hour Kiosks between the Start Date and the Closing Date, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not want to participate in the competition and you have completed and submitted a Tax Free shopping claim at one of the Promoter’s 24 hour Kiosks between the Start Date and the Closing Date you can opt out of the competition by emailing [email protected].


a) The competition is only open to visitors who do not reside in the European Union and are deemed to qualify for Tax Free shopping under the Retail Export Scheme (as defined below). The Promoter’s employees are not eligible to enter the competition.

b) In entering the competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim the prize.

c) You may be deemed ineligible to participate in the competition if your Tax Free Shopping Claims is not truthfully, accurately and fully completed.

d) There is a limit of one competition entry per visitor.

e) The Promoter reserves all rights to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the competition.

f) The prize may not be claimed by a third party on your behalf.

g) The Promoter will make all reasonable efforts to contact the winner. If the winner cannot be contacted or is not available, or has not confirmed acceptance of the prize within 30 days of the Announcement Date, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to another eligible participant selected at random by means of a draw.

h) The Promoter does not accept any responsibility if you are not able to take up the prize.


a) The prize is two economy return flights to Ireland for the winner and another person to be named by the winner with such flights: (i) not to exceed €1,200 in total value; and (ii) to be booked under the same booking no later than six months after the Announcement Date with the outward journey to be made no later than the 31st of December 2018. In order to claim the prize the winner must also provide the Promoter with their preferred dates of travel, the winner and travelling companion’s passport details and any other relevant information requested by the Promoter. The Promoter can be contacted by email ([email protected]) or telephone (+353 91 553 258).

b) The prize does not include travel insurance, the cost of transfers to and from airports or stations, food and drink, spending money, tax or personal expenses. Any other costs incurred in addition to those set out above and that are incidental to the fulfilment of the prize are the responsibility of the winner.

c) You will be responsible for ensuring that you and any person travelling with you are available to travel and hold valid passports, any necessary visas and travel documents for the holiday in question on the travel dates specified.

d) There is no cash alternative for the prize.


a) The winner of the competition will be announced on the Announcement Date on the Promoter’s various media platforms, including, but not limited to the following:

b) The Promoter will contact the winner personally as soon as practicable after the Announcement Date, using the telephone number or email address provided with the competition entry.


Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.


a) If you are the winner of the competition, you agree:

i. that the Promoter may use your name, image and place of residence to announce the winner of this competition and for any other reasonable and related promotional purposes; and
ii. to participate in any reasonable publicity required by the Promoter.

b) By entering the competition, you agree that any personal information provided by you with the competition entry may be held and used only by the Promoter or its agents and suppliers to administer the competition. Unless you have given your consent for additional uses of your information, the Promoter will only make use of and process your personal information to the extent and for the time necessary to run the Competition and such personal information will be processed and used in accordance with current Irish data protection legislation.


a) If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the competition.

b) The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the prize competition where it becomes necessary to do so.

c) These terms and conditions shall be governed by Irish law, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ireland.


“Retail Export Scheme” means the scheme provided for in section 58 of the VAT Act, Regulation 15 (Retail Export Scheme) of the Value Added Tax Regulations 2010 (SI 639/2010) and the Revenue Commissioners Value-Added Tax Information Leaflet “Retail Export Scheme (Tax-Free Shopping for Tourists)” issued in March 2014 (unless any interpretation by the Revenue Commissioners of legislation referred to in the Information Leaflet is adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be incorrect, void or unenforceable).