Lots of of BP prospects to have £2,000 prize ‘win’ honoured after competitors gaffe – however that you must declare it

How does the competitors work?

The BP Gasoline Your 12 months promotion provides prospects who swipe their BPMe rewards card or app whereas making a purchase order in a BP retailer – which could possibly be for gasoline and for sure objects bought in garages (lottery tickets and tobacco are excluded, for instance) – the possibility to win a every day prize draw price 400,000 factors.

The factors are price £2,000 and will be spent on gasoline or different purchases at BP stations, in addition to on purchases with BP’s accomplice retailers, together with Amazon and M&S, or donated to charity. 

The promotion began on 5 January 2021 and is about to run till 2 March 2021, with one winner every day – so there have been purported to be 57 winners in whole. 

What went unsuitable?

BP says “for a short while” on the primary morning of the promotion, some prospects got receipts exhibiting that they had routinely received the prize quite than merely being entered into the draw.

Round 400 individuals have up to now contacted BP after wrongly being advised they’d received – although the precise quantity could possibly be a lot larger as BP solely is aware of the main points of those that already have in contact. We have seen stories of the error at forecourts as far aside as Watford and Stirling.  

BP says the error was brought on a 3rd get together and that it was stopped as quickly because it was detected. The promotion will nonetheless proceed till March although, with one every day winner, regardless of its preliminary teething issues.

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