Outdoor Interlaken Awards FAQ
Managing Expectations: Please remember, if you’re on a professionally guided trip, you must follow the trip plan and listen to your guide. This is for your own safety. You will be disqualified if you disrupt the trip (even if your photo / video is amazing).
Are you a professional photographer or filmer? This awards program might not be for you. Contact us here, and we may be able to work something else out.
Where are the terms and conditions?
Terms and Conditions for Outdoor Interlaken’s content program can be found here.
How can I enter to win?
Please refer to the competition page here.
What kind of content can I submit?
Any original (taken by you) photo / video or footage purchased from Outdoor Interlaken. It must be from a trip booked with Outdoor Interlaken that captures what #getbusyliving means to you. We want your perspective, your vision, your experiences!
How do I make my content unique & different?
We’re not looking for something specific. We can offer some tips on things to consider though. Keep your lens clean, choose the best lighting, have a story in mind and try to find interesting angles. Quality is important so try and upload the highest quality photo or video you can. Here’s a great article on photography tips that may help.
What can I win?
You can win your money back on the trip you booked or gear you rented with Outdoor Interlaken. NOTE: if it was a group booking, we can only reimburse the individual who took the photo or video. See our terms for further details.
How will I be paid?
Outdoor Interlaken will make contact with you with directions on how to receive your compensation. We will make 3 attempts over a 60 day period to request your payment details in order to fulfill payment for your award.
Is there a limit to the amount of times I can enter?
No, the #getbusyliving awards are always on. You can post as many photos and videos as you like. Pro Tip: Keep it interesting and mix up your content for better chances to win!
Is there a time limit?
No, you can submit, tag, post your shots and videos anytime after your trip!
How will I know if I won?
Outdoor Interlaken will reach out to you via Instagram or YouTube either in the comments or via direct message. If you don’t receive a notification straight away, don’t worry, your content may still be considered. Your content will be posted by Outdoor Interlaken shortly after you have been notified.
How do I know if my photo or video has been seen by Outdoor Interlaken?
Outdoor Interlaken will be checking Instagram and email submissions for YouTube regularly. If you have used #getbusyliving and tagged @outdoorinterlaken correctly we will see your post. If you’re still concerned, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org and give us a heads up!
NOTE: Your Instagram profile must be set to public, otherwise we won’t be able to see your post.
How does Outdoor Interlaken decide who wins?
Outdoor Interlaken considers each piece of content carefully and evaluates who deserves to win the #getbusyliving award each week. Outdoor Interlaken’s decision is final and in some cases there may not be an award given if there aren’t any qualified posts.
Pro Tip: Think about what Outdoor Interlaken represents. Does your content encourage and inspire others to #getbusyliving ?
Can I win more than once?
NOTE: There can only be one reimbursement per trip booked or gear rented. Each time you book a trip or rent gear, you will be eligible to win!
When do the #getbusyliving awards start and end?
We will kick things off on December 1, 2016, and there is currently no end date. The awards will be a year-round program.
Is there anything that will not be considered?
Yes, anything that presents a third party in a negative way or violates local laws. We also won’t accept anything if you had to disrupt a trip to ‘get the shot’, always listen to your guides, they keep you safe. Please don’t tag any posts that are misleading, deceptive, obscene, pornographic, vulgar or offensive. Anything that promotes discrimination, bigotry, racism, hatred, harassment or harm against others will not be considered. Keep it legal and keep it fun… we’re all about the good times and positive vibes!
Can my content be used by Outdoor Interlaken even if I don’t win?
Yes. When you tag your posts or email your YouTube link, you’ve given Outdoor Interlaken a non-exclusive license to use your content. You still own the content. You are only sharing the rights with Outdoor Interlaken for the opportunity to get your money back and receive additional exposure for your content. For more information, please take a look at the Terms & Conditions.
How will Outdoor Interlaken use my content?
There are many ways in which Outdoor Interlaken may use the content. These may include and are not limited to our own and our partner’s social media channels, websites, print material and e-newsletters.