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  • Ltd t/a Expedia

    • Not Upheld
    • E-mail
    • 04 January 2017

    Ads for Expedia, seen in September and October 2016, promoted discounted hotel and holiday deals for Expedia members.

    a. An email, sent to the Expedia members mailing list, stated “BY INVITE ONLY: SPECIAL MEMBER PRICING You’re Eligible for 50% off”. A “Terms and conditions” link led to text on a separate ...

  • Petfre (Gibraltar) Ltd t/a Betfred

    • Upheld in part
    • E-mail
    • 30 November 2016

    A promotional 'welcome' email from Betfred to new customers, a gambling operator, received on 3 and 6 July 2016 stated “BET£10, GET £30 Free on Sports Welcome to the Betfred family, here’s the username you registered with … You are now able to take advantage of our fantastic Stake £10, Get £30 welcome offer! Simple ...

  • Coral Interactive (Gibraltar) Ltd t/a Coral

    • Upheld
    • National press
    • 23 November 2016

    A Euro 2016 promotion from Coral, seen in the national press in June 2016, stated “FREE £5 BET. BET £10 ON A TOURNAMENT WINNER GET £5 EVERY TIME THEY WIN*”. Smaller text stated “AVAILABLE TO NEW & EXISTING CONNECT CUSTOMERS IN ANY CORAL SHOP”. Small print linked by an asterisk beneath the ad stated “Available to mul...

  • JT Group Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Poster, Regional press
    • 16 November 2016

    Two press ads and a poster, seen in May 2016, promoted the mobile network provider JT.

    a. The first press ad stated "Officially Guernsey's FASTEST NETWORK as tested by you". Below, a graphic showed JT's average download speed compared to those of their competitors Sure and Airtel-Vodafone. Text at the bot...