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Discover a hidden world by train

In celebration of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, an exclusive 5 day family holiday and prizes can be won

Kids for £2 – savings on days out with the family

On Southern, kids under 5 always ride free. Right now up to four children aged 5 to 15 years can travel Off-Peak for only £2 each. Book online or at a ticket office.* 

WIN an exclusive 5 day family holiday, plus many other fantastic prizes

From DreamWorks Animation comes a surprising tale about growing up, finding the courage to face the unknown… and how nothing can ever train you to let go. Welcome to the most astonishing chapter of one of the most beloved animated franchises in film history: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. To celebrate, we are pairing up with DreamWorks Animation to give you the chance to win a 5-night family holiday plus many other fantastic prizes!

Win a 5-night ‘Dragons’ themed trip to Denmark for family of 4

To celebrate its highly anticipated release, we’re giving you the chance to follow in the footsteps of real life Vikings on a family adventure to Denmark! Touchdown in the capital and check into your luxury accommodation, fit for a Viking Chief, before setting off on a journey to a real life Berk! Discover genuine Viking relics on a guided tour around the world-class Viking Ship Museum, take a sip of traditional Viking mead, and get into the action as you set sail aboard a Viking ship for an epic high-seas expedition! Then, return to dry land and discover a lost Viking village where you’ll prove you have what it takes to join Hiccup’s army as you get to grips with awesome Viking weaponry skills at Denmark’s landmark archaeological open-air museum. Next, learn to fly unaided – just like Hiccup in his dragon scale suit - during a thrilling indoor skydiving session at a top flight training academy! Finally, gather your tribe and celebrate the epic conclusion to your trip with a delicious Viking feast at one of the best restaurants in the country!

Five nights of luxury hotel accommodation the heart of the city, completes this incredible trip for one lucky tribe, with How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

PRIZE PACKAGE INCLUSIONS FOR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN UNDER 16:

  • Return train travel from winner’s nearest Govia Thameslink Railway station to Gatwick Airport
  • Flights: Return flights from winner’s Gatwick UK airport to Copenhagen
  • Car Hire: For 6 days, to be picked up/dropped off at Copenhagen airport. Incl. GPS hire
  • Accommodation: 5 nights’ luxury hotel accommodation in Copenhagen with daily breakfast
  • Viking Ship Museum Tour and Boat Ride: Discover genuine Viking relics during a guided tour of Denmark’s world-class museum before setting sail aboard a replicated Viking ship for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure!
    Includes:
    Museum admission
    Guided tour (1 hour) with glass of mead/apple juice
    Boat Ride (50 minutes)
  • Viking Village Experience: Explore a lost Viking village and get to grips with awesome weaponry skills at Denmark’s landmark archaeological open-air museum. Includes entrance fee
  • ‘Dragon Scale Suit’ Flying Experience: Feel like you’re wearing a dragon scale suit as you fly unaided during a thrilling indoor skydiving experience! (Allow 1.5 hours) Includes 2 flights per person, flight suit and flight certificate
  • Family dinner on two evenings to the value of £160 each evening
  • Travel Insurance
  • Full Winner Management from Element (prize management company)

  

Images © Werner Karrasch, The Viking Ship Museum, Denmark.

Win one of 30 double DVD box sets

We’re giving you the chance to win one of 30 double DVD box sets for How to Train Your Dragon 1 & 2

Win one of 8 double Blu-Ray box sets

We’re giving you the chance to win one of 8 double Blu-Ray box sets for How to Train Your Dragon 1 & 2

Win How To Train Your Dragon merchandise

We’re giving you the chance to win one of 10 t-shirts, 10 back-packs, 10 umbrellas & 10 stationery sets.

How to enter

To enter all you have to do to access the competition is fill out the details requested below. Once completed you will be directed to the competition form to supply your personal details. Submissions must be entered no later than Friday 1 March at midnight. See full terms and conditions for more information.

Please read the full terms and conditions of the competition

Rules of the competition

Entering the Competition

1. The competition (the "Competition") is open to adults living in the UK aged 18+ ("You")

2. You can enter the Competition by filling in the online form. No other method of entry will be accepted

3. When submitting your Competition entry, you must provide your name, email address, postal address and telephone number plus your train ticket reference number (5 digits). Only tickets purchased from Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express are valid for this offer. You must also provide your home station, the day, month and year when are you travelling

4. You have the option of selecting to receive marketing emails from Govia Thameslink Railway Limited (“GTR”) via either the Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express brands

5. You can withdraw from Marketing emails at any time by following instructions within the email

6. You may only send one entry to the Competition. We must receive your entry to the Competition by 11:59 pm on Friday 1st March 2019

7. Employees or agents of GTR and Universal Pictures International UK & Eire Limited, Central Saint Giles, St Giles High Street London, WC2H 8NU, its group companies or their family members may not enter the Competition

Picking the winners

8. Winners will be chosen by GTR at random

9. GTR’s decision will be made on or before Friday 15th March 2019. The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into

Publishing the winning entries

10. The winning entries will be published on either Southern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express or Great Northern web sites from Friday 22nd March 2019 or (if GTR needs to delay this publication for any reason) at a later date

11. By submitting an entry to the Competition, You give GTR: (a). Permission for your First name and town to be published on either Southern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express or Great Northern’s websites and (b). The right to use your First name and town or city of residence for the sole purpose of identifying You as the author of your entry

Consent to enter the competition

12. Sending in an entry to the Competition means that You accept these Terms and Conditions, which are the rules of the Competition

The Prizes

13. The main winner will receive a five-night holiday to Denmark for two adults and two children aged under 16 flying from London Gatwick Airport to Copenhagen, Return train travel from winners nearest Govia Thameslink Railway Station to Gatwick Airport, Car hire for 6 days including GPS hire to be picked up and dropped off at Copenhagen airport, 5 nights’ accommodation in a family room in a four-star hotel in Copenhagen including daily breakfast, Viking Ship Museum Tour and Boat Ride, Viking Village Open Air Museum admission, Indoor Skydiving experience including two flights per person, Family dinner on two evenings to the value of £160GBP each night, and Travel Insurance; The 78 runners up will each receive either one of 30 double DVD box sets for How to Train Your Dragon 1 & 2, 8 double Blu-Ray box sets for How to Train Your Dragon 1 & 2, one of 10 t-shirts, 10 back-packs, 10 umbrellas & 10 stationery sets for How to Train Your Dragon – The Hidden World

14. The winners and the runners up will be notified by telephone on or before Friday 22nd March 2019

15. The prizes cannot be exchanged or transferred by You and cannot be redeemed by You for cash or any other prizes

16. The prizes are subject to availability and GTR will substitute the prizes with other prizes of similar value in the event that the original prizes offered are not available

Additional Terms and Conditions for five-night holiday to Denmark

17. Economy Flights available from London Gatwick Airport only. Flights may be indirect and not all routings will be available. Flight itinerary will be selected by GTR (and its representatives) at its sole discretion

18. Winner and guest(s) must have full passport valid for at least 6 months at time of travel. Any necessary visas are responsibility of winner and guest

19. Hotel will be selected by GTR (and its representatives) at its sole discretion. A valid credit or debit card will be required for security deposit purposes when checking into hotel accommodation

20. Travel insurance is subject to restrictions and the terms and conditions of the insurance provider. It is the responsibility of the winner and/or their companion(s) to meet any additional costs relating to obtaining insurance cover for any pre-existing medical condition and for any additional costs as may be specified where the winner and/or their companion(s) are aged 70 or over

21. Prize cannot be taken from 21st December 2019 – 2nd January 2020 (Christmas and New Year), over UK bank holidays, or over Easter Sunday

22. Prize is valid for 12 months from the date of notification of winning, and travel must be booked and completed within that time frame

23. All elements of the prize must be taken at the same time

24. Once booked, the prize cannot be altered or amended

25. At least one traveller must be aged 18 or over; Where any travellers are aged under 18, they must have prior parental or guardian permission

26. The prize excludes domestic ground transfers

27. The prize excludes anything not expressly included in the prize

28. Winners must contact GTR (and its representatives) with three preferred travel dates no later than six weeks prior to departure

29. For car hire, the named driver must be aged 21 or over, with a full clean driving license. Any drivers aged 25 or under, or with less than three years’ driving experience, will need to pay a supplementary cost for car hire. Car hire also includes a Damage Excess Waiver. A valid credit card in the name of the named driver, with sufficient available funds, will be required for security deposit purposes when hiring the car

30. For the indoor skydiving, the maximum weight is 114 kg, the minimum age is 7 years old and individuals who have previously dislocated their shoulder, are wearing a hard cast, or are under the influence of alcohol or non-prescription drugs or are pregnant cannot participate. Individuals under 18 years old must have signed permission from a parent or guardian, all participants will be required to sign a waiver

31. The boat ride at the Viking museum is only available May – September and is subject to favourable weather conditions

32. The programme at the open-air museum varies daily and ‘weaponry experiences cannot be guaranteed

33. Dinner will be provided on two evenings to the value of £160 GBP each night including gratuity. Restaurants will be selected by GTR (and its representatives) at its sole discretion

34. If the winner is unable to, or elects not to, use part of the prize, the winner will forfeit that part of the prize package with no compensation

Some other rules

35. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed

36. GTR take’s no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed, misdirected or incomplete or cannot be delivered or entered for any technical or other reason. Proof of delivery of the entry is not proof of receipt

37. The Promoter of the Competition is GTR whose address is 3rd Floor, 41 to 51 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6EE. Any complaints regarding the Competition should be sent to this address

38. You can withdraw from this competition at any time by emailing HTTYDComp@gtrailway.com

39. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude the liability of GTR for death, personal injury, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation as a result of its negligence

40. GTR accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by You as a result of entering the Competition or accepting the prize. GTR further disclaims liability for any injury or damage to You or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials in connection with the Competition

41. GTR reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this Competition with or without prior notice due to reasons outside its control (including, without limitation, in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud). The decision of GTR in all matters under its control is final and binding

42. GTR shall not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations where the failure is caused by something outside its reasonable control. Such circumstances shall include, but not be limited to, weather conditions, fire, flood, hurricane, strike, industrial dispute, war, hostilities, political unrest, riots, civil commotion, inevitable accidents, supervening legislation or any other circumstances amounting to force majeure

43. The competition is run by GTR. The applicable law is that of England and Wales.

PRIVACY NOTICE The information you provide such as your name, home address will only be used by GTR to enter you into the competition. Your information is shared with Element London who help to manage the competition. Your information may be shared within GTR. GTR will securely delete your information once the competition is complete and the prizes have been given to the winners, which will be no later than 29th February 2020. For more information about GTR’s privacy policy go to our Privacy Policy page.

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Fun and games for your journey

Love drawing and puzzles, why not print out some of these games to entertain you on your journey to discover a hidden world by train this spring.

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World © 2019 DWA LLC.

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