DON' T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A THREE NIGHT HOLIDAY IN PALANGA, SUMMER RESORT TOWN OF LITHUANIA! FROM NOW UNTIL MAY 31ST YOU CAN ENTER TO WIN A TRIP FROM LONDON TO PALANGA - THE SUMMER PARTY DESTINATION. THE PRIZE INCLUDES RETURN FLIGHT FOR TWO AND 3 NIGHT ACCOMMODATION IN PALANGOS VETRA HOTEL. THE COMPETITION INVOLVES ANSWERING ONE SIMPLE QUESTION: HOW MANY REGIONS DOES LITHUANIA HAVE? AND DON'T WORRY IF YOU WEREN'T THE LUCKY WINNER, AS THERE IS ALSO A RUNNERS-UP PRIZE - A GORGEOUS PHOTO ALBUM " UNSEEN LITHUANIA" BY MARIUS JOVAISA. LITHUANIA A NEW DISCOVERY * Terms & conditions: You must be aged over 18 and be legally a resident of the UK. All valid entrants must be in possession of a valid in- date passport and visa ( if required) for travel to Lithuania. Employees of the promoter, its agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion, and their families, are excluded from being counted as valid entrants of this competition. Competition closes on Monday 31 May 2010 with winners noti ed by Monday 7 June 2010. The prize is for 2 ( two) people only and includes return ( economy class) ³ ights from London Gatwick ( only) via Riga to Palanga with Air Baltic. The prize includes 3 ( three) night accommodation at the Palangos Vetra hotel. Any additional meals, activities and personal expenses are the responsibility of all prize winners. Travel insurance is not included in the prize, and all prize winners are responsible for arranging their own travel insurance. All prize winners must ensure they hold valid travel insurance to cover them ( and everyone in their party) for the entire duration of the prize trip, and this must be both fully comprehensive and organised pre- departure. The prize must be taken before Wednesday 15 December 2010 and cannot be exchanged for cash or any other prize. All prizes are subject to availability, with the promoter and all prize partners included in the competition, to take no responsibility for any inconvenience or disappointment caused due to the unavailability of ³ ight seats, accommodation or any other components to the prize. The promoter accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or su ? ered by the prize winner/ s or their guest/ s in entering the draw or accepting the prize. The entries will be judged by an independent judge, with prize winners noti ed by email or via phone. The judge's decision is nal, and should the prize winner be unable to accept the prize ( for whatever reason) nor return winning con rmation communications within a 48 hour period, the judge will then redraw the entries and an alternative winner will be selected and noti ed. Enquiries regarding the terms and conditions of this competition can be forwarded to the promoter, Lithuanian National Tourism O ? ce, 86 Gloucester Place, London W1U 6HP or by phone 020 7034 1222.
PAGE 34 LithuaniaDemocratic Republic within the European Union When to go? Lithuania generally has warm summers with temperatures sometimes hitting 30° C. Winters can be cold, with bitterly chilly winds from the east bringing the temperature down as low as - 12° C; there is normally snow cover for one or two months of the year. Spring and autumn are mild. Currency£ 1 = LTL 3.80 Time di ? erenceGMT + 2 Intl dial code00 370 LanguageLithuanian. English is widely spoken in the main cities. Russian, Polish and German are also widely spoken. Population3,369,600 Getting there Avg ³ ight time2h30m from London Airports For more information please contact: Lithuanian National Tourism O ? ce 86 Gloucester Place, London W1U 6HP Tel: 0207 034 01222 Fax: 0207 935 4661 www. lithauniatourism. co. uk 3 international airports - Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga. Direct ³ ights - to Vilnius Airport - from London Stansted and Edinburgh Airport with Star 1 and from London Gatwick International Airport with AirBaltic. Direct ³ ights - to Kaunas Airport - from London Stansted, London Luton , London Gatwick ( starting May 2010), Liverpool, Birmingham, Edinburgh ( starting May 2010) & Bristol Airports with Ryanair. Czech Airlines, SAS, Lufthansa and other airlines operate indirect ³ ights from major UK airports to Vilnius International and Palanga International airports. TRAVEL ESSENTIALS