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Vietnam 'Shopping is GREAT Britain' competition: how to enter

Shoppers in Vietnam have the chance to win a trip to London as well as other prizes by entering a competition.

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Hanoi in Vietnam

Hanoi in Vietnam

The competition was organised by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and the British Embassy in Hanoi. It was officially launched in Ho Chi Minh City on the 16th of October by the British Consul-General and Director of UKTI in Vietnam, Douglas Barnes.

How to enter

To enter the competition, you’ll need to spend VND 1 million or more in a single transaction at one of the participating stores. During this time, Standard Chartered bank will give away up to VND 1 million to the first 100 customers who use their debit cards in those transactions.

The competition will close on 30 November 2014 and the winners will be announced in the first week of December 2014.

Top prize:

One winner will receive 2 round trip tickets to London, courtesy of Vietnam Airlines.

Additional prizes

  • 1 x Accessorize jewellery gift set
  • 3 x VND 5 million Clarks vouchers
  • 5 x VND 3 million Clarks vouchers
  • 3 x VND 1 million Marks and Spencer vouchers
  • 3 x VND 2 million Coast vouchers
  • 3 x VND 2 million Oasis vouchers
  • 3 x VND 2 million Warehouse vouchers
  • 50 x VND 200,000 Nhat Nguyet (Rosemary boutique, Fever London, Izabel London, Fiorelli London) vouchers
  • 100 x VND 500,000 Nhat Nguyet (Rosemary boutique, Fever London, Izabel London, Fiorelli London) vouchers

*Vouchers valid in Vietnam only

Participating stores

  • Accessorize
  • Clarks
  • Coast
  • Fever London
  • Fiorelli London
  • F&F
  • Izabel London
  • Marks and Spencer
  • Oasis
  • Warehouse

Competition launch

The British Embassy in Hanoi, UK Trade & Investment and its partners launched the “Shopping is GREAT Britain” campaign to boost awareness of the presence of UK retail brands in Vietnam.

During the launch, Douglas Barnes invited everyone to join the GREAT British Shopping Contest:

The grand prize winner will have a chance to travel to London, one of the greatest fashion destinations of the world. From the upmarket shops in Knightsbridge, to famous locations like Oxford Street, and Regent Street in London to stores in cities like Manchester and Birmingham, Britain presents a GREAT shopping experience you won’t ever forget.

Douglas Barnes (middle) at the Fit for Fashion launch
Douglas Barnes (middle) at the Fit for Fashion launch

The GREAT British Shopping competition is sponsored by:

  • Vietnam Airlines
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Clarks
  • Marks and Spencer
  • Maison
  • Nhat Nguyet
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • MINI

Find more information on the ‘Shopping is GREAT Britain’ competition on the British Embassy Hanoi facebook.

Published 15 October 2014