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Terms & conditions

1. This competition is not open to employees of Marketing Manchester, Malmaison hotel, Virgin trains or any agency connected with this competition or family of staff working for any of these organisations.

2. Only one entry per person. All entrants must be aged over 18.

3. No cash alternative is available. Prize is non-transferable, non-refundable, non-changeable and subject to availability. The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

4. The competition will close at 12 midday on Thursday 19 December 2013. The winner will be contacted the same day. The judges cannot accept responsibility for late entries. No entry can be accepted if mandatory fields are not completed.

5. The prize is non-transferable and has no cash redemption value. Subject to availability

6. First Class return travel will be provided for two people on Virgin train routes from London to Manchester and back only. Winners must be available to travel before 31 January 2014. Subject to availability.

7. Entrants acknowledge that their entries may be released or displayed to the public by Marketing Manchester or any agency connected with the competition and assign all rights necessary for promotion and/or publication of such entries to Marketing Manchester. Winners agree to grant Marketing Manchester or any agency connected with the competition the right to use their name and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes without any additional compensation.

8. The competition shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales.

9. These terms and conditions do not confer any rights to any third parties under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

10. The room can be taken (subject to availability) until the 31st January, 2014. Based on 2 people sharing a Standard Double Room, including a continental breakfast.

11. Virgin Trains Terms & Conditions

Travel dates and times are subject to availability. No purchase necessary. Only one entry is permitted per person. All correct entries will go into a draw and one winner will be selected at random and notified by email within 48hours of the closing date. There are no cash or other alternative prizes. Prize excludes food, drink, taxis, additional transport other than on a Virgin Train to and From London and any associated costs and expenses (unless otherwise specified). Virgin Trains cannot accept any responsibility for any loss or damage howsoever caused as a consequence of participation in this competition. By entering, the winners agree to participate in any reasonable publicity that the Promoter may require.