British Travel Awards 2016 Voters' Prize Draw

Our travel industry supporters have donated a great cache of prizes, and don't forget you can double your chances of winning by completing the TravelVision 2016 survey after you have voted.

The winners of this year's voters' prize draw will be notified on how to claim their prize at the email address they registered when voting week commencing 12th October 2015.

25 hotel and parking packages

APH - Airport Parking & Hotels are offering 25 lucky BTA voters an airport hotel & parking package for your next trip!

Start your holiday a day early by driving to the airport the night before your flight and wake up close to the airport feeling refreshed and ready to fly! Plus, your car will be kept in one of our secure car parks whilst you are away so you can rest assured your car is in safe hands!

Terms & Conditions

The prize is a stay at a UK airport hotel for one night (for up to two adults and two children) and up to one week’s airport parking for one car. The winner must use all elements of the prize on one trip. The prize must be booked and used by 31st December 2016. Prize will be selected by APH from its current range of Hotel & Parking packages on sale on and is subject to availability. Winners are solely responsible for all expenses not specified in the prize description including those associated incidental expenses associated with claiming the prize. No substitutions and no equivalent cash value are offered. Neither APH nor its employees or any sponsors shall have any liability in connection with the acceptance or use of any of the prizes awarded herein.

15% discount off airport parking and airport hotel and parking packages

The unique web link to take advantage of this offer is displayed once you have submitted your votes.

Terms and conditions

15% discount applies to participating car parks and hotels only. Bookings are subject to availability. The 15% discount does not apply at Aberdeen Long Stay, Exeter Long Stay 3, Exeter Long Stay 4, Glasgow Long Stay/Long Stay Supersaver, Gatwick Summer Special/ Supersaver, Gatwick Long Stay South/ Supersaver, Gatwick Long Stay North/ Supersaver, Heathrow Long Stay 1, 2 & 3, Heathrow T4 Business Parking, Heathrow T4 Long Stay/ Supersaver. Discounted rates do not apply at any Hilton owned airport hotel. Discounted rates do not apply to the following hotel and parking package: Menzies Irvine Ayrshire, Prestwick with Watsons Ayr Park. A 5% discount will apply to the following car parks: Edinburgh Long Stay, Edinburgh Airporter Meet & Greet, Edinburgh Plane Parking, Edinburgh Multi-Storey, Edinburgh Terminal Surface/Special Offer, Edinburgh Valet Parking, Exeter Fly Parks Meet & Greet/ + Car Wash, Gatwick Purple Parking Flex/Non-Flex, Heathrow NCP Flightpath, Heathrow MBW Meet & Greet Non-Flex, Liverpool Multi-Storey, Liverpool Long Stay/Price Buster, Liverpool Premium Car Park, Manchester Meet & Greet T1/T2/T3, Southampton Port Cruise Parking.

Enchanting Lapland day tour

Meet the 'real' Santa Claus in his Arctic homeland and enjoy a magical day in Finnish Lapland courtesy of Canterbury Travel - THE Lapland specialist.

Experience a host of traditional Arctic activities in a beautiful setting in the heart of the Lappish countryside. The fun begins with an exciting sleigh transfer from Enontekio Airport to a lakeside location, followed by unlimited husky and reindeer sleigh rides, a visit to a snow igloo, tobogganing and the chance to drive a snowmobile. It really is a fun packed day for all, made even more special by a private meeting with Santa.

Terms & Conditions

The Enchanting Lapland Day Tour prize is for 2 people and includes return flights (LGW or MAN), in-flight catering, 2-course hot lunch, thermal snow suits and boots and all activities within the itinerary.

The prize must be taken in December 2015 and is only available on the following departure dates: 5 December 2015 from Gatwick or 6 December from Manchester.

Prize winners must hold a valid passport for travel and are responsible for purchasing their own travel insurance, which should include winter sports cover.

Prize winner may purchase additional seats (subject to availability). No cash alternative will be offered.

Self-catering holiday property voucher worth £500

2014 British Travel Award winners Coast & Country Cottages is offering a £500 holiday voucher prize to spend on a self-catering property of the winner's choice in beautiful South Devon.

Coast & Country Cottages is a VisitEngland Quality Accredited Agency with over 430 self-catering properties exclusively in Salcombe, Dartmouth and the surrounding South Devon coast and countryside. Properties available include elegant country houses, spacious barn conversions, luxury waterside apartments and cosy 'chocolate box' thatched cottages, many of which have stunning sea or country views. The locally based team at Coast & Country Cottages will be delighted to help you find the right property for your holiday.

For more information or to request a free view magazine call 01548 843773 or visit

Terms & Conditions

Prize is one £500 Coast & Country Cottages holiday voucher which may be used in full or part payment towards the property of the winner's choice, subject to availability and not in conjunction with any other offer. The holiday must be booked by 31st December 2015 and must be taken by 1st July 2016, excluding school holidays. The prize is non-transferable, no change given and there is no cash alternative.

7-night villa holiday for two people in Kefalonia

Stay in a beautiful villa with a private pool located in Kefalonia for seven nights including flights from London or Manchester.

Terms & Conditions

Prize must be taken by October 2016. Dates not available: 28 May - 4 June and 18 July - 31 August.

7-night tour of Prague, Budapest and Vienna

Some of Europe's most historic, vibrant and colourful cities, together with their scenic surroundings and the glorious 'Blue' Danube.

Bookended by visits to the breathtaking Bohemian capital of the Czech Republic, and including four fascinating guided tours, this hugely popular journey through the heart of Bohemia also takes in majestic 'twin-city' Budapest, which sits astride the mighty River Danube, the cosmopolitan Slovakian capital Bratislava, with its Baroque palaces, and - most glorious of all - magnificent Vienna, home to stunning palaces, a vibrant cultural life, and the very best coffee and cake.

Highlights and incusions

  • Enjoy an included tour of historic Prague
  • See Charles' Bridge's blackened statues and Old Town Square's fascinating astronomical clock
  • Journey through beautiful, forested Bohemia
  • Pay an en-route visit to cosmopolitan Bratislava
  • Explore twin city Budapest, with its style and traditional thermal baths, on a guided tour
  • River cruise in Budapest, with stunning views of the vast Gothic Parliament
  • Hungary's Gothic parliament buildings grace the Danube
  • A guided tour brings to life Imperial Vienna
  • See the Ringstrasse buildings and the Hofburg Palace - home to the Spanish Riding school
  • Seven nights' carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation in four-star hotels Hotel Manes, Prague (Bed & Breakfast nights 1-2 & 7) Lion's Garden Hotel, Budapest (Bed & Breakfast nights 3-4) Hotel Kaiser Franz Joseph, Vienna (Bed & Breakfast nights 5-6)
  • Return flights to Prague

Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager
Available from - Belfast - Bristol - East Midlands - Edinburgh - Gatwick - Glasgow- Heathrow - Leeds/Bradford - Liverpool - Luton - Manchester - Newcastle - Stansted

Trip to Barcelona for two people

Win a trip to Barcelona, the vibrant Catalan capital of sunny Spain. Feast on tasty Tapas, sip Sangria in the sun and experience the fascinating architecture, vibrant nightlife and beautiful beaches of this European hot spot. To celebrate the British Travel Awards, leading midscale hotel brand Novotel is offering one lucky voter the chance to win a 2 night break to Barcelona, staying at a selected Novotel hotel.

The prize includes a 2 night break for two people, including breakfast and return flights, staying in one of Novotel’s central Barcelona hotels.

Terms & Conditions

  1. ELIGIBILITY: The “British Travel Awards Novotel Barcelona” Competition Prize Draw (the “Competition”) is open only to residents of the United Kingdom (excluding Northern Ireland), who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and hold a valid UK driving licence.

  2. Neither employees of Accor (the “Promoter”) or employees of any of the Promoter’s subsidiaries, including the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of any such employee, nor any other company or person who is professionally connected with, or directly involved in, the administration of the Competition are eligible to enter.

  3. AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: Participation in the Competition constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Promoter, which are final and binding.

    Winning a Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

  4. PRIZE: (i) The winner of the Competition will receive one 2 night trip to Barcelona, including return flights from a UK airport and a two-night stay at a selected Novotel Barcelona hotel (the “Hotel”) including breakfast, for two people.

    The prize is subject to flight and hotel availability and blackout dates may apply.

    Prize must be booked by 31st December 2015 and redeemed by 31st March 2016.

    Transport to and from the airport and the Hotel will not be included in the prize and the winner will need to make their own travel arrangements.

    The Promoter will not provide any refund or compensation in the event of any cancellation of the weekend stay by the winner of the Competition.

    Winners will be required to present photographic ID on arrival at the venue (only a Passport, EU ID card or UK Photo Driving Licence will be accepted).

    All prizes are non-transferable.

    The winner cannot obtain cash or other substitution in lieu of any prize.

    The winner is strictly prohibited from selling the prize to a third party.

    The Promoter shall not be liable in any way for any dispute which may arise in connection with the allocation of prizes.

  5. WINNER PUBLICITY: Entrants accept that, if they win a prize in this Competition the Promoter will have the right, without additional payment or permission, to use the entrant’s name, age, town of residence and likeness for the purposes of announcing the winner or runners-up of this Competition and for related promotional purposes.

  6. CANCELLATION OR POSTPONEMENT: The Promoter reserves the right to cancel or postpone the promotion.

  7. DISPUTES: Any disputes will be subject to the English courts in accordance with English Law.

  8. THE PROMOTER: British Travel Awards, 53 Kingswood Road, Tadworth, Surrey KT20 5EF on behalf of Accor UK Business & Leisure Hotels Limited, 10 Hammersmith Gove, London W6 7AP, United Kingdom.

  9. WINNERS: To obtain details of the winner and runners-up, please send a stamped addressed envelope within 3 months of the Entry Period to the Promoter.

    7-nights at the five star St Nicholas Bay Resort & Spa

    This fantastic prize includes flights from Gatwick or Manchester, and transfers to and from the St Nicholas Bay Resort Hotel and Villas in Agios Nikolaos in Crete. Breakfast is included each day and the prize is for two people sharing.

    Terms & Conditions

    The holiday may be taken on dates between May and October 2016, subject to availability at the time of booking and excluding 15 July - 31 August 2016. Winners are responsible for their own travel insurance and must have valid passports and organise their own travel to the UK departure airport.

    4 x return flights to create your own Opodo holiday adventure with three friends, in either South America or the Caribbean

    Tropical beach holiday, cultural escape or exploring UNESCO World Heritage sites? The lucky Opodo winner will receive four return Economy Class airline tickets with taxes included (worth over £3000) to fly from London to an exotic destination of their choice in South America, or the Caribbean for guaranteed winter-sun! Choose to fly to either Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico,Peru, Uruguay or Venezuela. The hardest choice will be deciding where to go, and who to invite…

    Visit for travel inspiration, and flights to every destination around the world!

    Terms & Conditions

    Summary - full details of booking procedure and requirements will be sent to the prize winner.

    • 4 x Opodo return Economy Class tickets to any long haul destination in Latin America or the Caribbean (operated by Opodo designated carrier).
    • To book winner needs to email, no later than four (4) weeks prior to departure - space subject to availability at time of booking.
    • Valid for one year from winner being contacted and blackout dates apply, including Easter, Summer peak (27 June - 7 September), Christmas (17 December - 7 January) and Bank Holiday weekends in Spain and the UK
    • The ticket(s) has no cash value and is non-endorsable, non-re-routable and valid only with Opodo designated carrier.
    • Tickets must be reconfirmed 72 hours prior to departure.
    • All passengers must travel on outbound and return travel together.

    3 return crossings for up to nine passengers with car from Dover to Calais

    Three prizes, each giving standard return crossings on the Dover - Calais route for a car and up to nine passengers. You can take as many passengers as your car can legally carry, to a maximum of nine, including the driver. This prize also gives all passengers in your group access to the Club Lounge on each crossing. You can stay on the Continent for as long as you like and the prize is valid until 31 May 2016 excluding Bank Holiday weekend travelling dates, subject to restricted space and availability.

    2 return crossings for up to four passengers with car from Hull to Zeebrugge or Rotterdam

    Two prizes - standard return on the Hull - Zeebrugge OR Hull - Rotterdam route for a car and up to four passengers. Includes complimentary club cabin facilities on each crossing.

    Terms & Conditions

    All must be taken before December 2016 (excluding Bank Holiday weekends) subject to space availability. The expiry date may not be extended).

    2 Minicruises for two people to Rotterdam, Amsterdam or Brugge

    Two prizes, each giving a 2 night minicruise to either Rotterdam, Amsterdam or Bruges. The prize includes 2 consecutive nights on board the ship in a Premier 2 berth outside cabin and coach transfers for 2 people to their chosen destination.

    Terms & Conditions

    All must be taken before December 2016 (excluding Bank Holiday weekends) subject to space availability. The expiry date may not be extended).

    3-night cruise for two people on Emerald Princess

    Princess Cruises are sponsors of this year's British Travel Awards and are offering voters the chance to win a 3-night cruise for two people on board the beautiful Emerald Princess, departing on Saturday 23 April 2016 on the Channel Islands Sampler cruise. The prize includes all meals and a full drinks package. The ship departs from the port at Southampton and stops at St Peter's Port in Guernsey where you will have the day free to explore the island before sailing back overnight to Southampton.

    7-night holiday for two people to Sharm El Sheikh

    This superb prize from Red Sea Holidays, includes return flights from Manchester, Birmingham or Gatwick, airport/hotel transfers and 7 nights' accommodation for 2 people at the Ghazala Beach Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.

    For the young at heart, Ghazala Beach Hotel's bustling atmosphere comes from its extensive range of activities available and its proximity to the bars, cafes, restaurants, shops and nightclubs of the famous Na'ama Bay. A great hotel in one of the best locations on the Bay, it boasts its own dive centre and spa facilities and is set on a private beach.

    Terms & Conditions

    Departures on or between 1 October 2015 - 30 April 2016, excluding 22 - 27 October 2015, 11 - 15 February 2016 and 24 March - 11 April 2016. This prize must be claimed/booked by 31 December 2015 and there is no cash alternative. Travel insurance is not included.

    5-day inclusive break to and Bay Hotel

    Shearings are offering one lucky BTA voter a prize of a 5-day Bay Inclusive Break for 2 adults to a Bay Hotel of the winner's choice anywhere in the UK. Destinations that the winner will be able to discover include the East Coast seaside resorts of Scarborough and Whitby, classic resorts in the North West including Blackpool and Morecambe or the South coast of England, which boasts popular resorts including Bournemouth, Torquay and Eastbourne. Alternatively, the winner could explore the best of North Wales from their base in Llandudno or discover dramatic landscapes and Highland Heritage at one of 9 Bay hotels across Scotland.

    Terms & Conditions

    Hotel of the winner's choice (from our estate) to be taken between October 2016 and February 2017 (excluding New Year and Xmas) for 2 people. The holiday will depart from joining points across the UK but does not include the cost of prize winners travel to the selected joining point.

    One week catered chalet ski holiday in the French Alps

    Ski Amis are offering voters in this year's British Travel Awards the chance to win a catered chalet holiday for two people in one of Ski Amis' Premium Service Chalets. Ski Amis has been crafting unforgettable ski holidays for more than 25 years and with this prize you could be on your way to experiencing a 7 night holiday in the French Alps including 7 x breakfasts, 7 x afternoon teas and 6 x four course evening meals including pre-dinner canapes and aperitifs, wine during the meal and after dinner drinks with coffee and digestifs. The prize also includes two return flights with EasyJet from a London airport and airport/chalet return transfers.

    Terms & Conditions

    The holiday prize must be claimed/booked by 30 April 2016 and can be taken any week of the 2016/17 ski season with the exception of school holidays weeks at Christmas, New Year, February Half Term and Easter. Dates subject to availability at the time of booking.

    £500 Sykes Cottages Voucher

    Choose from over 5,000 superb holiday cottages across the UK and Ireland.

    Sykes Cottages is the UK’s largest independent cottage holiday agency. So whether you’re looking for a romantic hideaway for two, a modern cottage for the family, or a luxury manor house for all your friends, Sykes has the just place!

    Winner of last year’s British Travel Award for Best Large UK Cottage Company and rated ‘Excellent’ by TripAdvisor 3 years running; Sykes Cottages has an enviable reputation for quality. And with prices from just £129.00 per week, they're stunning value too!

    Terms & Conditions

    Prize is one £500 holiday voucher which may be used in full or part payment towards the Sykes Cottages property of the winner's choice, subject to availability and not in conjunction with any other offer. The prize is non-transferable, no change given and there is no cash alternative.

    9-night ‘Grand Designs of Portugal’ escorted tour for two people

    Grand Designs of Portugal - Staying in Beautifully Restored Historic Pousadas

    Discover Portugal’s rich heritage and scenic countryside from an elegant pousada, each set in stunning locations with their own fascinating history and now painstakingly restored and converted into unique hotels known for their style and fine service. Explore ancient Porto, a charismatic magnet for wine aficionados, as well as some of Portugal’s lesser-known - yet equally charming - towns and cities in one truly inspiring and great value tour.

    Terms & Conditions

    The prize is two passenger spaces on Titan’s ‘Grand Designs of Portugal’ escorted tour.
    Not available in June and September 2016.
    Subject to availability at time of booking.
    Winner must confirm departure date by 31 December 2015 and travel before 31 December 2016.

    Indulgent 2-night stay at Armathwaite Hall for two

    Win a truly indulgent 2-night stay for two at multi-award-winning Armathwaite Hall, courtesy of BTA sponsors, TravelZoo. The prize includes two nights in a superior bedroom with breakfast each morning and dinner on both nights. Set in a 400-acre estate that includes The Lake District Wildlife Park, this 17th-century country house has cosy wood-panelled public rooms, log fires and views of Bassenthwaite Lake from the conservatory and terrace. The prize also includes dinner on both nights, once in the 2-AA-Rosette Lake View Restaurant and once in the Courtyard Bar & Brasserie.

    The hotel has featured a number of times in the Travelzoo Top 20® and has been voted one of Travelzoo's best Getaway deals this year by our Deal Experts!

    Terms & Conditions

    Prize is valid for 18 months from 25 November, 2015-31 March, 2016, and 1 November, 2016-31 March, 2017, subject to availability at time of booking. Not available on 24-26 December 2015/2016, 30 December-1 January 2015/2016, 14 February, 2015/2016, on any bank holiday weekends or during main school holidays. Alcohol is not included as part of the dinner offer.

    8-day Romantic Danube river cruise through three countries, with six included guided tours

    From Hungary's vibrant capital, Budapest, to the elegant cafes of Vienna and Austria's Wachau Valley, no river enchants like the River Danube. Medieval towns, grand cities, picturesque valleys, lavish Baroque cathedrals and a blend of fascinating history, spectacular countryside and vibrant culture - a journey along the romantic Danube is one that you are sure to fall in love with.

    Terms & Conditions

    • The prize offered is a Romantic Danube cruise for two people sharing a minimum of a C-grade French Balcony Stateroom. The cruise is available either from Budapest to Nuremberg or in the reverse direction. This is subject to change at the discretion of Viking River Cruises.
    • The prize includes return scheduled economy flights from London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow or Manchester; 8 days full-board accommodation aboard a Viking Longship®; 6 guided tours; all meals as stated in the itinerary; all port and airport taxes; all overseas transfers.
    • The cruise must be booked by 31st March 2016 and be taken by 31st December 2016. Validity of the prize cannot be extended.
    • No cash alternative will be offered and prizes are non-transferable.
    • Prize is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for cash.
    • The winner will be notified by the Promoter. If the winner does not claim the prize within two weeks of the notification email being sent, or if the prize cannot be delivered following the reasonable efforts of the British Travel Awards, the winner will forfeit the prize and a new winner will be drawn.
    • The prize winner and their companion are responsible for their own transportation to and from the UK airport.
    • Travel insurance and gratuities are not included. Any other expenses incurred during the period of the prize will be the responsibility of the prize winner and their companion.
    • The prize winner will be responsible for supplying valid passports and, where necessary, for obtaining appropriate vaccinations and inoculations.
    • It is strongly recommended that travellers take out adequate travel insurance.
    • The Promoter and Viking River Cruises cannot be responsible for unforeseen cancellations of flights or cancellation of the cruise due to circumstances beyond their control.
    • The Prize Draw is open to residents of the UK and Northern Ireland, aged 18 and over.
    • The cruise is ABTA and ATOL protected.