Bolt Mercedes Giveaway ("Competition")

1. Competition Organiser

  1. This Competition is run by Hopp Operations Limited, operating under the trade name 'Bolt' ("Bolt").

  2. For general questions arising out of these Terms and Conditions and/or related to this Competition, please contact Bolt at

2. General

  1. The Competition will run from 10:00am BST on 27/07/2019 (the "Opening Date") to 18:00pm BST on 18/08/2019 (the "Closing Date").

  2. By submitting a Competition entry, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.

3. How to enter

  1. To enter the Competition:

  2. (i). New Drivers:
    attend the Bolt Hub located at Old Billingsgate, 1 Old Billingsgate walk, London EC3R 6DX to activate as a new driver on the Bolt Driver App after the Opening Date and:

    • (A) take your first trip by 11:59pm 04/08/2019 for 3 entries into the Competition;
    • (B) take your first trip by the Closing Date for 2 entries into the Competition; and/or
    • (C) refer one or more drivers who successfully activate as a driver on the Bolt Driver App using your referral code after the Opening Date and the referred driver takes their first trip by the Closing Date for 1 entry into the Competition. Every successful referral to be rewarded with 1 entry into the Competition.
  3. (ii) Existing Drivers:
    complete the Competition web form and referring one or more drivers who successfully activates as a driver on the Bolt Driver App using your referral code after the Opening Date and the referred driver takes their first trip by the Closing Date to be rewarded with 1 entry into the Competition. Every successful referral to be rewarded with 1 entry into the Competition.

  4. Maximum 3 entries per individual under one of (A) or (B). There is no maximum on referral entries under (C).

  5. No purchase necessary. All Competition entries received after, or which rely on eligible drives taking place after the Closing Date are automatically disqualified.

  6. Bolt will not accept:

  7. responsibility for Competition entries that are lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed in transit, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any postal failure, equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind; or 

  8. proof of posting or transmission as proof of receipt of entry to the Competition.

  9. Any incorrect details submitted may render the corresponding entry invalid. 

4. Eligibility

  1. Entrants must meet the eligibility requirements. Failure to meet the eligibility requirements will result in an entry being invalid and/or forfeiture of the prize.

  2. The Competition is only open to residents in the United Kingdom eligible to be approved as a driver on the Bolt Driver App at the time of entering the Competition to the Closing Date inclusive, except:

  3. employees of Bolt or its holding or subsidiary companies;

  4. employees of agents or suppliers of Bolt or its holding or subsidiary companies, who are professionally connected with the Competition or its administration; or

  5. members of the immediate families or households of (i) and (ii) above.

  6. Entrants to the Bolt will not accept Competition entries that are:

  7. automatically generated by computer; or

  8. completed by third parties or in bulk.

  9. In entering the Competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim the prize. Bolt may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the Competition.

  10. Any driver or drives which are in breach of the Terms for Drivers will be disqualified. Please see for a copy of the Terms for Drivers.

  11. Bolt reserves all rights to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the prize Competition. 

5. The prize

  1. There is one prize only. The first valid entry drawn win a payment on behalf of the winner to the vehicle supplier of up to £50,000 (including VAT) to be spent on the on-the-road cost of a new E 300 de AMG Line automatic saloon in metallic Obsidian Black with automatic transmission (vehicle supplier to be selected by Bolt in its sole discretion). Only road tax and vehicle registration will be covered by Bolt. Any additional insurance, additional options, petrol and all other ancillary costs are the responsibility of the winner. The prize may not be taken as cash. Bolt will arrange the purchase of the vehicle on behalf of the winner.

  2. The prize is intended to be used as a private hire car service vehicle in connection with the Bolt Driver App and the winner agrees not to sell or dispose of the prize within 1 year (except with Bolt's prior written consent). The prize may be provided with any branding as Bolt sees fit in its sole discretion and such branding may not be removed by the winner for a minimum of 1 year (except with Bolt's prior written consent). 

  3. The prize is subject to availability. Bolt reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize of equal or greater value.

  4. The prize is not otherwise negotiable, exchangeable, or transferable.

6. Winner

  1. The winner will be chosen at random by an independent judge nominated by Bolt after the Closing Date who will receive the prize in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

  2. The decision of Bolt is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.

  3. Bolt will contact the winner personally as soon as practicable after the Closing Date using the telephone number or email address provided at the time of activation or as updated in the Bolt Driver App. It is the entrant's responsibility to ensure that their details are up to date. 

  4. It is a requirement of entry that the winner consents to Bolt publishing or making available the name and county of the winner. If you object to any or all of your name or county being published or made available, please contact Bolt via In such circumstances, Bolt may still be required provide the information and winning entry to a regulatory authority on request. 

7. Claiming the prize

  1. If you are the winner of the prize, you will have 7 days from the Announcement Date to claim the prize by responding to the winner notification. If you do not claim the prize by this date, your claim will become invalid. Bolt will make all reasonable efforts to contact the winner. If the winner cannot be contacted or is not available, or has not claimed their prize within 7 days of the Announcement Date, Bolt reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant selected from the correct entries that were received before the Closing Date.

  2. The winner must personally attend the nearest authorised Mercedes Benz dealership in London (or such other dealership as directed by Bolt in its absolute discretion). Bolt does not accept any responsibility if you are not able to claim or take up the prize. 

  3. The prize may not be claimed by a third party on your behalf.

  4. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner may be required to sign a legal release in a form to be determined by Bolt in its absolute discretion.

8. Limitation of liability

  1. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude and liability to the extent that it cannot be legally limited or excluded by law, for death or personal injury arising out of its negligence, and for losses suffered as a result of a party's fraud or fraudulent statement. 

  2. Subject to the limitations above, Bolt excludes from these Terms and Conditions: (a) all conditions, warranties and terms implied by statute, general law or custom; (b) all liability whether arising in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise, for any personal injury or any other loss or damage (including without limitation loss of opportunity or loss of profits); (c) all liability whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the Competition, including, without limitation, the following: (i) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Bolt's control); (ii) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (iii) any entry or claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Bolt) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Bolt; (iv) any tax implications; (v) any variation in reward value to that stated in these Terms and Conditions; (vi) any tax liability incurred by a successful claimant or entrant; and/or (vii) the prize or use of the prize.

9. Publicity

  1. You agree that Bolt may, but is not required to, make your name (subject to condition 6(e)), likeness, image and/or voice in the event you are the winner (including photograph, film and/or recording of the same) available on its website and any other media, whether now known or invented in the future, and in connection with any publicity of the Competition (including any outcome), and promoting any products manufactured, distributed and/or supplied by Bolt. You agree to grant Bolt a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable licence, for the full period of such intellectual property rights, to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store, re-format and sub-licence for such purposes.

  2. On claiming the prize, you agree to make yourself available, free of charge, for, as a minimum, one or more personal appearances totalling 4 hours (excluding travel time) within 1 year of prize announcement subject to the terms below. 

  3. Each personal appearance will be at a mutually convenient location, jointly agreed between the parties. 

  4. The winner agrees to comply with any reasonable instructions of Bolt and/or any contractor or agent of Bolt and with the rules of the studio or other location at which the personal appearance takes place. 

  5. Bolt shall, in its sole discretion, arrange for the winner's reasonable travel and other expenses incurred by the winner when fulfilling the obligations set out in this paragraph 9.

10. Data protection and publicity

Bolt will only process your personal information as set out at

11. General

  1. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, Bolt may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the Competition.

  2. Bolt reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the prize Competition where it becomes necessary to do so. 

  3. These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.