Win an adventure in Argentina!

**This competition has now CLOSED, and was won by Tom Johnson.**

This month sees the publication of the 93rd annual edition of our South American Handbook. The longest-running travel guide in the English language, this legendary book is also the most up-to-date guide to South America available, as it's the only one that is updated annually. 

With over nine decades of pioneering travel writing and research under our belts, we can't help but love South America. To help you discover this fascinating continent for yourselves, we've teamed up with Air Europa, Say Hueque and Silverfox Travel & Outdoors to offer one lucky winner a trip for two to Argentina, including international flights from the UK and all the travel accessories you'll need to accompany you on your trip. 

We will, of course, provide the winner with a copy of the brand new edition of the South American Handbook 2017, and three runners-up will also receive a copy of the Handbook.

Argentina is a fascinating country with a hugely diverse landscape: from the lush jungles and thundering waters of the north, to the creaking glacial ice of the south, and in between Buenos Aires offers a seductive mix of tango milongas, superb restaurants and elegant architecture. 

The flights to Argentina will be provided by Air Europa. The Latin American specialist, Air Europa has for 30 years delivered the very best in inflight experience, and is proud to be one of the world’s most punctual airlines with connections from London Gatwick via Madrid to some of the key cities in Latin America and the Caribbean. As key member of the SkyTeam global alliance they offer greater flexibility and choice with access to over 1,057 destinations across 179 countries.

The airline placed orders for 24 new Dreamliner aircraft, the first four being introduced during 2016, which will facilitate further expansion into Latin America and beyond. In June 2016 Air Europa launched a daily service to Bogota and looks forward to the launch of a new service to Guayaquil, Ecuador in early December.

Once you arrive, it's time for an adventure! Say Hueque are fun-loving travel professionals from Argentina who are passionate about sharing the best that the country has to offer. They have personally visited each destination throughout the region and over the past 17 years have provided excellent holidays to thousands of happy travellers worldwide, experiencing South America at an exceptional value.

Glaciers, Falls & Tango... is an exciting 8-day journey by Say Hueque, who invite you to explore the wonders of Argentina. 

Discover the magnificent waterfalls of Iguazu, walk alongside breathtaking glaciers in Patagonia & feel the vibrant energy of cosmopolitan Buenos Aires.

SilverfoxTravel & Outdoors are independent travel specialists based in Leeds, UK. They provide a wide range of travel equipment for general and adventure travel, as well as backpacking adventures, including mosquito repellents, plug adapters, travel rucksacks, wheeled luggage and much more. Check out their website for all your travel gear needs. They are providing a bundle of travel accessories to accompany the winner on their trip, which includes:

Osprey Farpoint 55 Travel Rucksack: Volcanic Grey

Mini Global Adapter

Lifeventure Microfibre Travel Towel

- Water to Go Bottle

Pyramid Trek 50 Repellent

Caribee Document Wallet

**This competition has now CLOSED, and was won by Tom Johnson.** 

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  • To enter the prize draw, the above question must be answered correctly.
  • By entering this prize giveaway, you are agreeing to receive emails from Footprint Travel Guides, Air Europa, Say Hueque and Silverfox. You will be given the opportunity to unsubscribe from every email that we send.
  • No purchase necessary.
  • There is no cash alternative and none of the prizes are transferable.
  • Silverfox reserve the right to substitute the prizes with one of an equivalent or greater value.
  • All valid entries will be entered into a prize draw and the winners chosen at random by an independent party. Winners will be notified in writing via the email address they provide on entering the prize draw.
  • There is one prize available of a 7-night, 8-day tour for two people, including flights from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires, and a selection of travel equipment. Domestic flights are not included.
  • The winner is entitled to two economy class flights from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires, provided by Air Europa. Please see below for Air Europa’s specific T&Cs.
  • The winner is entitled to 7 night, 8 day ‘Glaciers, Falls & Tango’ trip, provided by Say Hueque. Please see below for Say Hueque’s specific T&Cs. 
  • Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, discount or package, and is non-exchangeable, non-transferable and not redeemable for cash.
  • Bookings are subject to availability and discretion of Air Europa and Say Hueque.
  • The prize draw closes on 31st October 2016. All entries must be received by 11.59pm on 31st October 2016.
  • Entrants agree to be bound by all entry instructions of which these terms and conditions form a part.
  • Entrants to the competition must be UK or Ireland residents aged 18 or over and in possession of a valid UK/Irish passport.
  • The winner will be responsible for meeting any visa requirements required for their destination.
  • The winner is responsible for complying with any inoculation and/or health regulations and requirements that may exist for them to undertake the prize holiday; and for ensuring that all those travelling have adequate travel insurance for the prize holiday in question.
  • Footprint Travel Guides, Air Europa, Say Hueque and Silverfox reserve the right to feature the winner’s name and/or image in marketing material such as but not limited to newsletters, websites and/or social media platforms.
  • Only one entry per person.
  • Automated/bulk entries and entries from third parties are not permitted.
  • The competition is not open to employees of the following companies: Footprint Travel Guides, Air Europa, Say Hueque or Silverfox
  • There will be no refund in the event of cancellation by the winner.
  • The winner is responsible for travel to the London departure airport. 
Air Europa:
  • Prize validity: until the 01st August 2017
  • Tickets may not be used during the Blackout period, which comprises the following dates (exact dates to be confirmed):
Summer peak 
Bank Holiday weekend in Spain and UK
  • Reservations should be made through Footprint Handbooks Ltd, and must be requested at least 15 working days before departure. 
  • Space subject to availability.
  • Before any booking is confirmed, the following details for each passenger must be provided:
All given names (as show on passport)
All given last names (as show on passport)
Passport number
Expiry date of Passport
Which government issued the Passport
Date of birth
Name of passengers’ relatives 
Telephone of passengers’ relatives
Country of residence of passengers’ relatives
  • These tickets have no cash value and are non-endorsable, non-re-routable and valid only on Air-Europa.
  • Tickets must not be transferred or assigned for any kind of commercial transactions, no SUMA miles will be accumulated on any of these reservations and are not subject to upgrades. 
  • Travel must be completed before the end of the prize letter’s validity date.  No extensions will be permitted.
  • Liability with regards to visa, passport, and health requirements rests solely with the prize winner. 
  • Air Europa, S.A.U. reserves the right to cancel dates, modify or change routing without any legal implication by the prize winner against Air Europa, S.A.U., its employees and/or agents.
Say Hueque:
  • Say Hueque undertakes to provide a tour to Argentina – Glacier, Falls & Tango 8 days, for two people. The tour includes transfer and excursions mentioned on the itinerary and accommodation. International and domestic flights are not included, as well as personal expenses.
  • The contest winner could chose to travel on the following dates:
Dates available to travel:
- During October, November and until 15th of December 2016.
- From 15th of January, February, March & April 2017
Dates not available to travel:
- Christmas and New Year`s Eve
- Carnival – 27th and 28th of February.
- Long Weekends due to National Holidays (24th of March, 2nd of April and Easter weekend).
  • The passenger is responsible for their travel documents:
Argentina Reciprocity tax: when entering Argentine Territory, nationals of the following countries must pay a "reciprocity fee":
Australia: U$D 100.- (multiple entries for a period of 1 year)
Canada: U$D 150.- (single entries) or U$D 150 (multiple entries for period of 5 years from time of first entry)
Or its equivalent in Argentinean pesos. Rates subject to modifications based upon reciprocity.
Brazil Visa and Tax: if your tour includes a stop in Brazil (for example visiting the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls) – please check the procedure to apply for a Brazilian Visa and the cost of it. 

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