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Do you travel with purpose?

'#VLEtravels WITH PURPOSE' aims to showcase the impact guests can have on the community they travel to and the difference it can make to the lives of those that live there, as well as how it enriches the life of the person traveling.

So whether it’s meeting the locals or buying local, trying a new cuisine or volunteering in the nearby community, learning to salsa in Cuba or snorkel in the Caribbean, practising yoga in India or spotting wild dogs on safari, mountain trekking or making friends with our team – share your epic travel adventure stories with us!

How to enter?

To enter follow @virginlimitededition and upload your Instagram worthy pic with the hashtag #VLEtravels

  1. The winning entry will be chosen by Sir Richard Branson and announced on 30th September 2019

  2. The lucky winner will win a 3 night stay at Ulusaba, including all meals and drinks, twice daily game drives and a community experience with our charitable arm Pride n’ Purpose.

  3. Don’t forget you can also enter on Twitter and Facebook too. Just include the tag #VLEtravels so that we can find your photos!

  4. Psst: Make sure your profile is public otherwise we won’t be able to see your entry! Best of luck!

Jumping with the Maasai tribe at Mahali Mzuri
Jumping with the Maasai tribe at Mahali Mzuri

Jumping with the Maasai tribe at Mahali Mzuri

Meeting the locals in the Caribbean
Meeting the locals in the Caribbean

Meeting the locals in the Caribbean

Trying out a cooking class at Kasbah Tamadot
Trying out a cooking class at Kasbah Tamadot

Trying out a cooking class at Kasbah Tamadot

Cycling through the Swiss Alps
Cycling through the Swiss Alps

Cycling through the Swiss Alps

Watching the sunset over the Africa bush
Watching the sunset over the Africa bush

Watching the sunset over the Africa bush

The prize

The winner will get to experience the ultimate #VLEtravels adventure, a 3-night stay at Ulusaba, Sir Richard Branson’s private game reserve in South Africa.

Ulusaba is one of the most breath-taking safari lodges in the Sabi Sand Reserve, near Kruger National Park, surrounded by 13,500 hectares (about 33,000 acres) of open bush where you'll be able to spot the big five!

Your 3-night stay includes:

VLEtravels competition terms and conditions

Virgin Limited Edition #VLEtravels Instagram Competition (the “competition”) is organised by Virgin Limited Edition, trading as VLE Limited, whose registered office is The Battleship Building, 179 Harrow Road, London W2 6NB for and on behalf of itself and its affiliates (the “promoter”). For the avoidance of doubt, the competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.

The competition is open to all entrants (i) over the age of 18, (ii) with public Instagram accounts and (iii) who can, in the event of winning, travel to Ulusaba in South Africa. Virgin Limited Edition employees or any person professionally connected with the competition are not eligible to win.

Entries to this competition must be submitted between 1st June – 30th August 2019 by following @virginlimitededition on Instagram and by uploading a new photo to Instagram taken on a mobile or tablet device and tagging with #VLEtravels. Entries can also be made during this time via the promoters Twitter and Facebook pages. Late, illegible, incomplete or corrupted entries will not be accepted, and no responsibility can be accepted for any such ineligible entries.

Entries agree to be featured on the #VLEtravels webpage and will be credited accordingly.

All entries must comply with the Instagram Terms of Use and Community Guidelines which can be found at help.instagram.com/477434105621119and by entering the competition, you agree to (i) be bound by such Instagram Terms of Use and Community Guidelines and (ii) release Instagram from any liability arising from this competition.

Entries must not depict any people without their consent, anything unlawful, inappropriate, lewd, obscene or defamatory. Entries must be the original work of the entrant.

Entrants will retain copyright in their submitted entries, however, by entering, all entrants hereby grant the promoter a worldwide royalty-free perpetual licence to edit, publish and use each entry, information, documentation or other material including video footage provided by the entrant, including without limitation their name, social media handle(s), image and place of origin, in any and all media (including without limitation print, online and social media channels) for merchandise, publicity, promotional and news purposes for and related to the competition and/or the promoter.

A winner from all complete and eligible entries will be selected by Sir Richard Branson (judge). The winners will be the entries which in the reasonable opinion of the judge demonstrate the greatest photographic creativity of the ultimate travel experience theme. The judges’ decision is final and binding on the entrants. No correspondence about the judges’ decision will be entered into. The winners will be notified by a comment from @virginlimitededition. The winner will be asked to provide an email or full postal address and the promoter will contact the winners directly with details of the prize.

A 3 night stay for a maximum of two people sharing a room at Ulusaba in South Africa will be awarded to the winner. The prize must be booked in advance and must be taken between 1st November – 21st December 2019 and 2nd January - 30st June 2020. Prize stays are subject to availability and to the Ulusaba’s standard booking terms and conditions. The prize includes accommodation, all meals and drinks, and twice daily game drives and a community visit with Pride ‘n Purpose. The winners will need to arrange and pay for their own travel to and from the destination, meals, passport, visas and travel insurance. Any extras incurred at the hotel during the stay (drinks, meals, excursions and spa treatments) will be added to the room bill and payable at check-out.

Events may occur that render the competition itself or the awarding of the prize impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the promoter and accordingly the promoter reserves the right its absolute discretion at any time to cancel, alter, vary, modify or supersede the prize (including altering the prize awards) if, in its sole discretion, the competition is not capable for being conducted as specified and reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal value. The entrant agrees that no liability shall attach to the promoter as a result thereof. In exceptional circumstances, the promoter reserves at its sole discretion the right to withdraw the competition prior to the award of the prize. The promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of the administration of the competition, or out of the winner’s enjoyment of the prize award.

Submission of an entry to the competition implies acceptance of these Terms and Conditions and each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions and by the promoter’s decisions, which are final in all matters. Any winner’s right to receive a prize award is conditional upon compliance with these Terms and Conditions. The promoter reserves the right, with or without cause, to exclude entrants and withhold prize awards for violation of these Terms and Conditions.

The promoter reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions. Any amendments will be published on the promoter’s website. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and each party hereby submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.