Return Tickets To IOS Up For Grabs

The De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter is one of the two aircraft which currently fly to Scilly from Lands End. Images courtesy of Isles of Scilly Travel. 

The De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter is one of the two aircraft which currently fly to Scilly from Lands End. Images courtesy of Isles of Scilly Travel. 

This September marks the 80th anniversary of flights from Land’s End to the Isles of Scilly and to celebrate the landmark milestone, Isles of Scilly Travel are giving away 8 return flights from Land’s End to St Mary’s with Skybus, worth £140 each.

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning a return flight from Land’s End to Scilly is to explain, in 80 characters or less (around 15-25 words) why you’d like to visit the Isles of Scilly, posting a message to one of Isles of Scilly Travel’s social media channels - on either Facebook, Twitter or Instagram (full details and link at bottom of page).

A DH89A Dragon Rapide, one of the planes previously used to service the route from Land’s End to St Mary’s.

A DH89A Dragon Rapide, one of the planes previously used to service the route from Land’s End to St Mary’s.

Sharon Sandercock, Marketing and Communications Manager of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group, said: “This autumn is a very special anniversary for Land’s End Airport, and we really wanted to celebrate this milestone with our customers and our local communities, so we are giving away eight return flights with Skybus from Land’s End to Scilly.

“Flying to the islands is such a special way to arrive on Scilly, and the views from Skybus are just incredible as you come in to land, so whether you’ve always wanted to visit and never seen Scilly before, or you know and love the islands but would like to go back, tell us why you’d like to visit, and be in with a chance of winning a free return flight.”

Leave your messages, along with the hashtag #FlyScilly, on the Isles of Scilly Travel Facebook page competition post, or post directly to the page; Tweet @IOSTravel, or comment on an Instagram post at the IOST account https://www.instagram.com/islesofscillytravel/, before the closing date of October 5th 2017.

You must also ensure you ‘like’ the Isles of Scilly Travel Facebook or Instagram page, or follow @IOSTravel on Twitter, when posting your message, so that you can be contacted if you are successful.

The 8 most creative messages chosen by the Isles of Scilly Travel team will win a return flight, able to be taken on dates of your choice in either 2017 or 2018, excluding peak school holiday periods, August, Bank Holiday weekends and events, and bookings are subject to availability on requested dates. Prize tickets do not include accommodation on Scilly.

For full terms and conditions, see the website for full details at https://www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/win-a-ticket-to-isles-of-scilly-2/