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Maximise your business savings through the Virgin Australia accelerate program

Virgin Australia accelerate is our corporate air travel program which rewards Australian Registered companies who spend a minimum of $20,0001 on Virgin Australia flights including codeshare flights operated by our international accelerate partner carriers Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways. Perfect for small and medium sized companies – accelerate offers great benefits for Businesses on the move.

At Virgin Australia we have always delivered great service and new products, while providing companies with real benefits. With our Virgin Australia accelerate program, we are taking this one step further.

Find out more about accelerate by navigating through the tabs above, the PDF brochure below or contacting us with any enquiries you may have. Apply today by using the link below and our accelerate team will then process your application and send confirmation within approximately seven business days.

 
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Please ensure you read and agree to the Virgin Australia accelerate Terms and Conditions (PDF 111KB) before submitting your application.

1Minimum annual base fare expenditure level to receive or continue to receive an accelerate travel credit. 

Benefits at a Glance

 Becoming a Virgin Australia accelerate member will give your company a range of unique benefits: 

312x24-accelerate-icons   Free to join with no ongoing membership fee     

   Fare Advantage1 where your company can save up to 10% on a great range of Virgin Australia ticketed flights 

   Annual travel credits2 when you spend $20,000 or more on eligible flights 

   Two Velocity Pilot Gold Memberships (PDF 930KB) when you spend $2,000 within the first 3 months.
   Velocity Terms and Conditions apply 

   Monthly Progress Report to keep you on track  

   Discounted annual membership to the Virgin Australia Lounge for your employees3 

   Exclusive offers throughout the year

   Dedicated account management team to support your business

   Travellers continue to earn Velocity Points and Status Credits4


Terms and Conditions

1Minimum annual base fare expenditure level to receive or continue to receive an accelerate travel credit. 2Fare Advantage Terms and Conditions: Fare Advantage discounts are available to all registered Virgin Australia accelerate clients. All flights must be booked via the Virgin Australia Corporate Portal, the Virgin Australia Guest Contact Centre or a registered self-ticketing Travel Management Company and are not available via the Virgin Australia public website. For information on how to register your travel management company, please contact the Virgin Australia accelerate team at accelerate@virginaustralia.com. Fare advantage discounts apply to Eligible Services sold with the ‘VA’ designator and which are operated by Virgin Australia and also includes code share services operated by Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways and Delta Air Lines. See accelerate terms and conditions (PDF) for more information. Fare Advantage discounts do not apply to any bookings made via the Virgin Australia conference and group travel area and cannot be combined with any other Unpublished Fares and Promotional Fares. Fare Advantage discounts are available on all domestic flights, Trans Tasman, international short haul and international long haul flights using Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways only. 3Your accelerate Travel Credits will be calculated by applying the appropriate percentage rebate to your total eligible expenditure for the relevant period. Full details relating to the calculation of your accelerate travel rebate credits is outlined in Schedule 2(B) of the accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). 4For further detail regarding the Virgin Australia lounge benefits, please see Schedule 2, section (C) ‘Virgin Australia Lounge Benefits’ in the accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). 5*Year Round Discounts apply to Base Fare on selected booking classes (Domestic Business in D class; Trans Tasman, International Short Haul and International Long Haul Business Saver in D and I classes; Premium Saver in O class and Domestic, Trans Tasman, International Short Haul Freedom in L, K, H, B, Y classes; International Long Haul Freedom in K, H, B, Y classes and Elevate in L class). 6International short haul discounts exclude flights between Australia and New Zealand. 7aLong haul international includes flights on a ‘VA’ Designator and operated by Virgin Australia, Delta Air Lines or Etihad Airways. 7b Long haul international includes flights on a ‘VA’ Designator and operated by Singapore Airlines. For further information please refer to the Virgin Australia accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). *Fare Advantage discounts will not be applied to sale fares or other tactical fares Virgin Australia offers from time to time. If you have any questions regarding sale fares, tactical fares or the application of Fare Advantage discounts, please contact the Virgin Australia accelerate team.

Status Credits cannot be earned on all fare classes. Status Credits can only be earned on eligible flights, marketed and operated by Virgin Australia and/or a Velocity airline partner. Find out which fare classes earn Status Credits. Status Credits cannot be earned in other fare classes, unless advised otherwise. Status Credits accrual is based on single flight segments that consist of individual flight numbers. An itinerary that involves a change in aircraft but retains the same flight number is considered a single flight segment. An itinerary that consists of a change in flight numbers, even if the same aircraft is used for the entire itinerary, is considered two flight segments. Members travelling on upgraded fares purchased with Points or any other subsidised means of upgrades on Virgin Australia or our partner airlines will earn Status Credits based on original purchased fare class.

Fare Advantage Discounts

Enjoy the benefits of reduced fares by up to 10%1 off for your employees’ business travel when you book a Virgin Australia ticket and travel on Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways operated flights with a VA flight number.

Fare Advantage2 discounts are available across a range of fare classes in Business Class, Premium Economy and Economy. You can start saving on new bookings straight away, with fares able to be booked right up to your day of travel. To book Fare Advantage fares, simply login to your Virgin Australia Corporate Portal or contact your registered travel consultant.

If you are not a Virgin Australia accelerate member, submit an application and start saving on your business travel expenses.

Maximise your corporate travel savings with these Fare Advantage2 discounts:

 

Domestic

Booking Class

Year Round Discounts5*

Business  C, J 0%
Business Saver D 10%
Business Saver I 0%
Economy Freedom L, K, H, B, Y 5%
Economy Elevate  Q, V, N, E 0%

 

Trans Tasman

Booking Class

Year Round Discounts5*

Business Saver I, D 10%
Premium Saver O 5%
Economy Freedom L, K, H, B, Y 5%

 

International Short Haul6
(Excluding Trans-Tasman)

Booking Class

Year Round Discounts5*

Business Saver I, D 10%
Economy Freedom L, K, H, B, Y 5%

 

International Long Haul7a
(VA/DL)

Booking Class

Year Round Discounts5^

Promotional Discounts5#

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Travel period: 27MAR17-30JUN17

Business Saver  I, D 10% 15%**
Premium  Saver O 10% 15%
Economy Freedom K, H, B, Y 5% 10%
Economy Elevate L 5% 10%

 

International Long Haul7a
(VA/EY)

Booking Class

Year Round Discounts5^

Business Saver  I, D 10%
Premium  Saver O 10%
Economy Freedom K, H, B, Y 5%
Economy Elevate L 5%

 

International Long Haul7b
(VA/SQ)

Booking Class

Year Round Discounts5*

Business Saver  D, C, J 10%
Economy Freedom L, K, H, B, Y 5%

Annual Travel Credits

On every 12 month anniversary you will be rewarded with annual travel credits to spend on Virgin Australia flights and our international accelerate partner airlines, when booking on a Virgin Australia ticket. Expenditure on codeshare services operated by our accelerate partner airlines, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways contributes to your overall accelerate expenditure.

The more you spend, the higher the percentage you will receive, simply meet your minimum $20,000 annual expenditure target for your rewards to begin.

Companies in the accelerate program will earn the following credits:

Annual Flown Expenditure 1 tiers (AUD)

Virgin Australia annual travel credits%4

Tier 1 $20,000 + 2.0%
Tier 2 $50,000 + 3.0%
Tier 3 $100,000 +  3.5%
Tier 4 $150,000 + 4.0%
Tier 5 $200,000 + 4.5%
Tier 6 $250,000 + 5.0%

 

Terms and Conditions  

1Minimum annual base fare expenditure level to receive or continue to receive an accelerate travel credit. 2Fare Advantage Terms and Conditions: Fare Advantage discounts are available to all registered Virgin Australia accelerate clients. All flights must be booked via the Virgin Australia Corporate Portal, the Virgin Australia Guest Contact Centre or a registered self-ticketing Travel Management Company and are not available via the Virgin Australia public website. For information on how to register your travel management company, please contact the Virgin Australia accelerate team at accelerate@virginaustralia.com. Fare advantage discounts apply to Eligible Services sold with the ‘VA’ designator and which are operated by Virgin Australia and also includes code share services operated by Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways and Delta Air Lines. See accelerate terms and conditions (PDF) for more information. Fare Advantage discounts do not apply to any bookings made via the Virgin Australia conference and group travel area and cannot be combined with any other Unpublished Fares and Promotional Fares. Fare Advantage discounts are available on all domestic flights, Trans Tasman, international short haul and international long haul flights using Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways only. 3Your accelerate Travel Credits will be calculated by applying the appropriate percentage rebate to your total eligible expenditure for the relevant period. Full details relating to the calculation of your accelerate travel rebate credits is outlined in Schedule 2(B) of the accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). 4For further detail regarding the Virgin Australia lounge benefits, please see Schedule 2, section (C) ‘Virgin Australia Lounge Benefits’ in the accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). 5*Year Round Fare Advantage discounts apply to Base Fare on selected booking classes where fares are available in those booking classes (Domestic Business in D class; Trans Tasman, International Short Haul and International Long Haul Business Saver in D and I classes; Premium Saver in O class: Domestic, Trans Tasman and International Short Haul Freedom in L, K, H, B, Y classes; International Long Haul Freedom in K, H, B, Y classes and Elevate in L class). For further information on Fare Advantage Discounts please visit the Virgin Australia accelerate website. . 5^ The Promotional Fare Advantage discounts of up to 15% apply to Base Fare on selected booking classes where fares are available in those booking classes (Business J, C and Business Saver I, D, class, Premium Saver Fare O, Freedom Fares K, H, B, Y and Elevate Fares L, E, N, V class) and must be booked between 27 March 2017 and 30 April 2017. Travel must be completed by 30 June 2017. }. The Promotional Discounts are available across all international long haul flights and on the booking classes stated above 5# The Promotional Discounts apply to Base Fare on selected booking classes where fares are available in those booking classes (Business I, D, C and J class, Freedom Fares L, K, H, B, Y class and Elevate Fares in Q, V, N, E class) and must be booked between 01 February 2017 and 31 March 2017. Travel must start from 01 February 2017 and be completed by 30 June 2017. Black out travel dates apply from 13 April 2017 to 17 April 2017. The Promotional Discounts are available across all domestic flights and on the booking classes stated above. 6International short haul discounts exclude flights between Australia and New Zealand. 7aLong haul international includes flights on a ‘VA’ Designator and operated by Virgin Australia, Delta Air Lines or Etihad Airways 7b Long haul international includes flights on a ‘VA’ Designator and operated by Singapore Airlines. For further information please refer to the Virgin Australia accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). *Fare Advantage discounts will not be applied to sale fares or other tactical fares Virgin Australia offers from time to time. If you have any questions regarding sale fares, tactical fares or the application of Fare Advantage discounts, please contact the Virgin Australia accelerate team. **15% discount in Business Saver D and I class is offered on Advance Purchase fares of 10 days (D class) and 21 days (I class) respectively.

 

International accelerate alliance partners²

Taking your business to the world. Be rewarded for travelling the world – Virgin Australia is proud to work with our international accelerate partner airlines2, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways and Singapore Airlines. In addition, Velocity members can earn and redeem Velocity Points and Status Credits across our international accelerate partner airlines.

220x100-air-nzAir New Zealand 

Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand offer unprecedented choice in flights across the Tasman; and increased loyalty rewards through reciprocal frequent flyer programs. Based in Auckland, Air New Zealand services 26 domestic and 24 international destinations, and is New Zealand's national flag carrier.

 

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Virgin Australia and Delta Air Lines share a Trans Pacific partnership, which offers guests access to an ever-increasing number of cities across the United States and Australia and around the globe, plus the opportunity to earn frequent flyer points every step of the way. Delta Air Lines is one of the world’s largest airlines, offering services to 356 destinations in 65 countries.

 

220x100-etihadEtihad Airways 

As integrated alliance partners, Virgin Australia and Etihad Airways offer an expanded global network of seamless connectivity, and increased loyalty rewards through reciprocal frequent flyer programs and lounge access. Etihad’s fleet of 57 aircraft operates close to 1000 flights per week, serving an international network of 67 destinations in 45 countries.

 

 220x100-singaporeSingapore Airlines

Virgin Australia and Singapore Airlines' new codeshare partnership will offer guests an expanded global network, increased loyalty and frequent flyer rewards, and reciprocal lounge access. Through Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia guests will have access to an extra 70 destinations worldwide - particularly throughout Asia.

 

Terms and Conditions 

2Fare Advantage Terms and Conditions: Fare Advantage discounts are available to all registered Virgin Australia accelerate clients. All flights must be booked via the Virgin Australia Corporate Portal, the Virgin Australia Guest Contact Centre or a registered self-ticketing Travel Management Company and are not available via the Virgin Australia public website. For information on how to register your travel management company, please contact the Virgin Australia accelerate team at accelerate@virginaustralia.com. Fare advantage discounts apply to Eligible Services sold with the ‘VA’ designator and which are operated by Virgin Australia and also includes code share services operated by Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways, Delta Air Lines and Singapore Airlines. See accelerate terms and conditions (PDF) for more information. Fare Advantage discounts do not apply to any bookings made via the Virgin Australia conference and group travel area and cannot be combined with any other Unpublished Fares and Promotional Fares. Fare Advantage discounts are available on all domestic flights, Trans Tasman, International Short Haul and International Long Haul flights using Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways and Singapore Airlines only.

More savings for Small Business to the USA with Virgin Australia and Delta Air Lines

Additional savings with a bonus discount to the USA. 

For your business to maximise savings for USA travel , we are offering bonus discounts for your company. Enjoy additional savings of up to 15% off when you book between 27 March and 30 April 2017 for travel until 30 June 20175# 


Exclusive VIP offer for Virgin Australia accelerate members 

Virgin Australia and Delta Air Lines are offering an exclusive Virgin Australia accelerate VIP Select^ experience to ten (10) lucky individual accelerate clients. 

Simply be one of the first ten clients to book a return Business, Premium Economy or Economy Freedom fare^ during 27 March and 30 April 2017 to Los Angeles on Virgin Australia or Delta Air Lines^ (Promotion Period) with travel on/before 30 June 2017, and you could receive a VIP Select^ experience at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) if your return flight is operated by Delta Airlines.

VIP Select details can be located by downloading the flyer below - be sure to register your booking details prior to commencing your travel to be eligible^.

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VA/DL Discount terms and conditions:

1Minimum annual base fare expenditure level to receive or continue to receive an accelerate travel credit. 2Fare Advantage Terms and Conditions: Fare Advantage discounts are available to all registered Virgin Australia accelerate clients. All flights must be booked via the Virgin Australia Corporate Portal, the Virgin Australia Guest Contact Centre or a registered self-ticketing Travel Management Company and are not available via the Virgin Australia public website. For information on how to register your travel management company, please contact the Virgin Australia accelerate team at accelerate@virginaustralia.com. Fare advantage discounts apply to Eligible Services sold with the ‘VA’ designator and which are operated by Virgin Australia and also includes code share services operated by Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways and Delta Air Lines. See accelerate terms and conditions (PDF) for more information. Fare Advantage discounts do not apply to any bookings made via the Virgin Australia conference and group travel area and cannot be combined with any other Unpublished Fares and Promotional Fares. Fare Advantage discounts are available on all domestic flights, Trans Tasman, international short haul and international long haul flights using Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways only. 3Your accelerate Travel Credits will be calculated by applying the appropriate percentage rebate to your total eligible expenditure for the relevant period. Full details relating to the calculation of your accelerate travel rebate credits is outlined in Schedule 2(B) of the accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). 4For further detail regarding the Virgin Australia lounge benefits, please see Schedule 2, section (C) ‘Virgin Australia Lounge Benefits’ in the accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). 5*Year Round Fare Advantage discounts apply to Base Fare on selected booking classes where fares are available in those booking classes (Domestic Business in D class; Trans Tasman, International Short Haul and International Long Haul Business Saver in D and I classes; Premium Saver in O class: Domestic, Trans Tasman and International Short Haul Freedom in L, K, H, B, Y classes; International Long Haul Freedom in K, H, B, Y classes and Elevate in L class). For further information on Fare Advantage Discounts please visit the Virgin Australia accelerate website. 5^ The Promotional Fare Advantage discounts of up to 15% apply to Base Fare on selected booking classes where fares are available in those booking classes (Business J, C and Business Saver I, D, class, Premium Saver Fare O, Freedom Fares K, H, B, Y and Elevate Fares L, E, N, V class) and must be booked between 22 March 2017 and 30 April 2017. Travel must be completed by 30 June 2017. }. The Promotional Discounts are available across all international long haul flights and on the booking classes stated above 5# The Promotional Discounts apply to Base Fare on selected booking classes where fares are available in those booking classes (Business I, D, C and J class, Freedom Fares L, K, H, B, Y class and Elevate Fares in Q, V, N, E class) and must be booked between 01 February 2017 and 31 March 2017. Travel must start from 01 February 2017 and be completed by 30 June 2017. Black out travel dates apply from 13 April 2017 to 17 April 2017. The Promotional Discounts are available across all domestic flights and on the booking classes stated above. 6International short haul discounts exclude flights between Australia and New Zealand. 7aLong haul international includes flights on a ‘VA’ Designator and operated by Virgin Australia, Delta Air Lines or Etihad Airways. 7b Long haul international includes flights on a ‘VA’ Designator and operated by Singapore Airlines. For further information please refer to the Virgin Australia accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). *Fare Advantage discounts will not be applied to sale fares or other tactical fares Virgin Australia offers from time to time. If you have any questions regarding sale fares, tactical fares or the application of Fare Advantage discounts, please contact the Virgin Australia accelerate team. **15% discount in Business Saver D and I class is offered on Advance Purchase fares of 10 days (D class) and 21 days (I class) respectively.

^VIP Select Experience terms and conditions:

1. The Promoter is Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 36 090 670 965 of 56 Edmondstone Road, Bowen Hills, Queensland 4006 ("Promoter"). 2. Clients taking advantage of this promotion must be 18 years or over and be, or become, a Velocity Frequent Flyer member to earn Velocity Points or Status Credits. Only the traveller whose name appears on a ticket is eligible to enter the promotion and earn relevant Velocity Points or Status Credits. 3. An accelerate tour code must be present on the ticket at time of booking and travel. 4. The promotion applies to new bookings created and ticketed on Virgin Australia (VA) Business Class fare (J, C, D or I class) Premium Economy Fare (W, R, O) or Economy Freedom Fare (Y, B, H, K class) to Los Angeles from Australia during 22 March 2017 – 30 April 2017 (Promotion Period). Flights booked must be on a ‘VA’ Designator and operated by Virgin Australia or Delta Air Lines. The return flight departing Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) must be operated by Delta Air Lines (DL) and include a VA flight number. Travel must commence on or before 30 June 2017 and cannot be used for any future travel/bookings past this date. 5. There is a total of ten VIP Experiences available throughout the Promotion Period. One VIP Experience per traveller/client. A client/traveller is defined as an individual passenger travelling as part of a booking. 6. The promotion is only eligible for Published fares or Fare Advantage fares - any other fare types such as sales, group or private fares are not eligible to enter the promotion. Fare Advantage discounts are available to all registered Virgin Australia accelerate clients. Refer to the accelerate Terms and Conditions (PDF) for more information. 6. Eligible bookings can be made via the Virgin Australia accelerate corporate portal, Guest Contact Centre or via a corporate travel agent. 7. This offer cannot be redeemed after 30 April 2017. 8. To earn and redeem Velocity Points you must be a Velocity member. Velocity membership and Points earn and redemption is subject to the Member Terms and Conditions, as amended from time to time. 10. Entry into Delta’s Sky Club at Los Angeles Airport is subject to Delta Air Lines Lounge Terms and Conditions and Lounge Rules (the “House Rules”). Delta Air Lines reserves the right to revise House Rules without notice. 10. Winners will be determined by the first ten (10) eligible travellers booked during the Promotion Period. 11. If any act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which is beyond the reasonable control of either Virgin Australia or Delta Air Lines (Promoter) and which prevents the Promoter from complying with these terms and conditions, the Promoter will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing its obligations. The Promoter reserves the right (subject to any applicable law) to cancel, terminate or modify or suspend this promotion. 12. The Promoter, its related bodies corporate and their respective officers, employees, contractors and agents (Promotion Parties) will not be liable for any losses, damages, expenses, costs or personal injuries arising out of this promotion, the promotion of this promotion or the use of any Prize or part of any Prize, including but not limited to any breach of these terms and conditions, contract or tort (including negligence) and any other common law, equitable or statutory remedy (Damages) whatsoever, including but not limited to direct, indirect and consequential Damages, including Damages that cannot reasonably be considered to arise naturally and in the ordinary course of things, even if those Damages were in the contemplation of the Promotion Parties. 13. VIP Select service is not designed, intended or authorized for use in emergency, mission critical or life-threatening circumstances or where failure could lead to death, personal injury or damage to property; and Customer shall not use VIP Select under such circumstances or for such uses. Delta reserves the right to refuse or discontinue any VIP Select service it feels is unsafe or unsuitable for its employees, including illegal or unethical activities. Delta and Delta’s employees shall have no responsibility for any damages suffered as a result of using VIP Select services. In no event will Delta or any Delta employee be liable for any lost revenue, profit or data, or for direct, indirect, special, consequential, incidental, or punitive damages, however caused and regardless of the theory of liability arising out of the use of or inability to use VIP Select services. 14. Delta’s Privacy Policy applies to VIP Select services and customer information. To review Delta’s Privacy Policy, please visit www.delta.com/privacy. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Queensland, without giving effect to any conflict-of-laws principles that may provide the application of the law of another jurisdiction. The parties (including Delta) agree that any claim or dispute one party has against the other party arising under or relating to this Agreement (including claims in contract, tort, strict liability, statutory liability, or other claims) must be resolved exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction, federal or state, located in Queensland, Australia, and no other court. Each party agrees to submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts and to accept service of process from them. If Customer does not agree to these Terms and Conditions, Customer may not reserve or use VIP Select services. Prices, terms and conditions are subject to change without notice. Please contact Delta at VIPSELECT@DELTA.COM for current VIP Select Terms and Conditions. Regardless of participation in VIP Select, Customer ticket purchases are governed by Delta’s Contract of Carriage, delta.com/legal/contract_of_carriage/index.jsp. 15. Virgin Australia is collecting your personal information and may disclose your personal information to third parties who provide database and technology services to the Virgin Australia such as Delta Air Lines. Please read our relevant Privacy Statement which is available at www.virginaustralia.com/privacy for information about how we will handle this information, our likely overseas disclosures and how you can access or correct your personal information or make a privacy complaint. 16. All winners will be notified by email and/or phone prior to their departure from Los Angeles by a Virgin Australia representative. Winners will be drawn at Virgin Australia Head Office, 56 Edmondstone Road Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Australia. 17. Total estimated prize value $2,500 ($250pp x 10 VIP Select experiences). 18. Receipt of a prize may have Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) implications to the extent that there is any FBT liability; it is recommended you contact your personal tax agent to discuss the implications of receiving Reportable Fringe Benefits. Virgin Australia and Delta Air Lines will not be liable for any taxation, including income tax, FBT or any liability of loss of opportunity due to Reportable Fringe Benefits incurred by a winner, a Participant or their employer that may be levied as a result of winning. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any tax implications that may arise from accepting a Prize or for any additional costs for items not specified above. Independent financial advice should be sought.