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Win a Holiday in the Brazilian Rainforest

1 September, 2006 - 00:00 -- World Land Trust
Brazil holiday promotion

In association with
Trips Worldwide and Express Newspapers

View from the verandah - see a larger image
Rainforest view. If you are the lucky winner, you and a friend could experience this fantastic scenery for yourselves - this is the view from the REGUA lodge.

...and Help Support Wildlife Conservation

Thank you to everybody who entered the Brazil holiday competition. Approximately 80p per SMS sent and £1.37 per phone call has been given the WLT to support our conservation projects around the world. The lucky winner, selected at random from all SMS, phone and email entries, will be announced soon.

This competition has now closed. Read about the winner's experience staying in the Atlantic Rainforest .

Courtesy of Trips Worldwide and promoted by Express Newspapers, you have the chance to win the experience of a lifetime: A trip to the Brazilian rainforest for two people.

The prize includes:

  • Three nights' half board in the bustling metropolis of Río de Janiero with tour of the city.
  • Two nights’ full board at the REGUA reserve lodge, where guides, tours and facilities are included.
  • All air fares and transfers.

The lodge at REGUA is surrounded by lush Atlantic rainforest and wetlands, and complete with swimming pool, air conditioning, and en-suite bathrooms. After a day exploring the jungle, visitors can relax on the verandah, enjoying the spectacular views of the rainforest and the tropical birds feeding in the garden.

Trips Worldwide

The holiday is sponsored and organised by Trips Worldwide, specialists in tailor-made travel to Latin America. Visit their website or call 0117 311 4400 for more details about the itinerary.

How to Enter

This competition has now closed.

Text WLT EXPRESS followed by your name and address to 87050 to enter the promotion. Texts cost £1.50 plus standard network charges. The WLT will receive approximately 80p per SMS sent.

Alternatively, call Express Newspapers on 0906 751 3069 and leave your name and address details. Calls cost 75p per minute from BT landlines (average duration 2.5 min). The Express will donate 55p per minute to the World Land Trust.

You can enter as many times as you like - each SMS or call helps raise money for conservation. Winners will be selected at random from all entries received by midnight on Friday September 15, 2006.


Click on an image for a larger version.

The REGUA lodge - see a larger image hereInside the REGUA lodge - see a larger image here
Swimming pool - see a larger image here Bedroom with a view of the rainforest - see a larger image here
View from the verandah - see a larger image hereView from the lodge - see a larger image here
Photos by Alan Martin/REGUA and Kirsty Burgess/WLT


Terms and conditions:

1 Entrants must be over 18 and resident in the UK, the Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man and Channel Islands. Anyone working for the World Land Trust or Express Newspapers and their immediate families, agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion are exempt from applying.
2 The winner will be selected at random within two weeks of the closing date and will be notified within two weeks of the selection being made. Winners will be notified on the phone number used to enter the competition. The winner is required to confirm acceptance to the World Land Trust of their prize within two weeks of being notified. In the event of non-acceptance within the specified period, or if the person is not contactable, the World Land Trust reserves the right to reallocate the prize to the next randomly drawn valid entry or to forfeit the prize.
3 The first prize is subject to availability at the time of booking. Terms and conditions apply and are subject to hotel and airline restrictions. The prize is for two adults travelling together and accommodation based on two people sharing twin/double standard room. Travel Insurance and visas are not included (the winner and their companion shall be responsible for ensuring that they hold a valid passport and visa prior to travel). The prize can only be taken by the named prize winner and their elected travelling companion. Other than where stated, food is not included.
4 The prize is non-transferable and non-refundable although it may be substituted for one of like monetary value in the event that such prize is unavailable for any reason.
5 Except in the case of death or personal injury caused and so far as permitted by law, the World Land Trust and its agents exclude responsibility and all liabilities arising from any postponement, cancellation, delay or changes to the prize details beyond their control and for any act or default of any travel company, airline, hotel or any other third party supplier.
6 Winner will be required to take part in any publicity.
7 For a hard copy of these terms and conditions, please send an SAE to the World Land Trust.
8 No purchase necessary. You can email your entry to with ‘Rainforest’ as the subject. Occasionally the Express Newspapers may contact you by post, email or text with further offers from Express Newspapers and Northern & Shell. Please state in your email if you would prefer not to receive these mailings. Strictly one email entry per person.

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