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Terms and Conditions for the SHOPITALY competition

By entering the Global Blue SHOPITALY competition, you are agreeing to the following Terms and Conditions.


This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Weibo, VK or any other social network on which it is run.

The competition begins at 11:00 CET on the 26 August 2015 and ends at 13:00 CET on the 7 September 2015. After this date no further competition entries will be accepted. Global Blue reserves the right to change the competition end date at any time.

The prize is a hotel voucher for a two night stay and breakfast, for two people, at STRAF Hotel, Milan, Italy to be used by 27 October 2015 inclusive. Room service, other food and/or drink, flights, other transport, airport transfers, spending money, or other services are not included.

All entries will also receive complimentary access to the Global Blue Lounge, champagne on arrival and VIP shopping invites from selected luxury brands. This offer is valid until XX October 2015.

Please read these competition rules carefully. If you enter this competition, it is assumed that you have read and agree to the following rules.


1. To be eligible to win, you must be 18 years old or over at the time of entry.

2. This competition is not open to employees (or immediate family members) of Global Blue or Design Hotels.

3. Entries will only be accepted if they are posted on one, some or all of Global Blue’s Facebook, VK, Instagram, Twitter and/or Weibo pages using the hashtag #SHOPITALY and #GLOBALBLUE. The winner may be chosen from any of these channels.

4. Entries must adhere to all competition entry requirements as specified in Global Blue social media posts.

5. Global Blue and its agents, affiliates and/or representatives are not responsible for any loss of entries. 

6. The competition is a game of skill. The winner will be chosen by Global Blue entirely at its own discretion. The decision is final and binding.

7. The winner will be notified via social media within five days of the competition end date. If Global Blue cannot contact the winner or if they do not respond within five days of being contacted, Global Blue has the right to either reselect the winner or to use the prize for another competition.

8. The prize will be emailed to the winner in voucher format.

9. To redeem free access to the Global Blue Lounge, entrants must show their social media post to the Lounge hostess on arrival.

10. Global Blue is not liable for any events outside its control, including but not limited to the bankruptcy, limited room availability or other similar adverse events of the partners with whom Global Blue co-operates for the purposes of this competition.

11. All participants agree to the use of their name, image and any other elements of their entry for the purpose of any social media posts on any Global Blue channel.

12. All participants agree to the use of their name, image and entry for any further publicity material produced by Global Blue including but not limited to display at the Global Blue Lounge, via della Spiga 26, Milan.

13. The prize cannot be negotiated and is non-transferable, non-refundable, and non-exchangeable whether to another product or to cash.

14. If an advertised prize is not available, Global Blue reserves the right to offer an alternative prize.

15. Any additional expenses, taxes or charges related to the prize shall be paid by the winner exclusively.

16. All decisions by Global Blue shall be final and binding on all aspects of this competition.

17. Global Blue reserves the right to amend these rules at any time.





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