Official Rules (“Rules”) of “The Travelzoo "Caribbean Dream Sweepstakes”
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Eligibility: “The Caribbean Dream Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous states and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are at least 21 years old at the time of entry. Void in AK, HI, Puerto Rico, Quebec, and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Travelzoo, Inc. (the "Sponsor"), and CheapCaribbean, Inc. (“Prize Provider”), parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors and retailers, their participating advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Online Entry: To enter, visit www.facebook.com/travelzoo (the “Website”),”Like” the Sponsor’s Facebook page and navigate to the “Caribbean Dream” Sweepstakes tab and, follow the instructions to complete the entry form (the “Registration”). Entries must be received between 12:00:01 AM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on Wednesday, November 7, 2013 and 11:59:59 PM EST on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, (the "Sweepstakes Entry Period").
Mail-In Entry: To enter the Sweepstakes via US Mail, hand print in ink on a 3" x 5" piece of paper, your full name, complete address and zip code, daytime phone number including area code, age, and a valid email address. It is very important that the email address provided with your mail-in entry that is a valid email address. Mail-in entries that contain an invalid email address will be considered void. Mail this completed 3”x 5” piece of paper in an outer mailing envelope with sufficient postage affixed to: Travelzoo Caribbean Dream Sweepstakes, Travelzoo, 590 Madison Avenue, 37th Floor, New York, NY 10022. Mail-in entries must be received by 12/3/13. No copies, facsimiles or mechanical reproductions will be accepted. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, illegible or postage due entries or mail.
Prizes/Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"):
Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize is available for the winner and one (1) guest to one (1) of the following prizes of the winner’s choice which are subject to availability and blackout dates. Winner agrees that Sponsor will not be responsible for payment of any expenses beyond those included within an individual resort properties’ definition of those services deemed as “all-inclusive”.
A trip for two (2) to Montego Bay, Jamaica. Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport located anywhere in the continental US or Canada (except Quebec) near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Montego Bay, Jamaica; four (4) nights' accommodations at the all-inclusive Riu Montego Bay, including meals and drinks for two (2). ARV: $4,000 USD. Blackout dates apply, based on availability.
A trip for two (2) to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Trip package includes round trip, coachclass air transportation for two (2) from a major airport located anywhere in the continental US or Canada (except Quebec) near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; four (4) nights' accommodations at the all-inclusive Riu Bambu, including meals and drinks for two (2). ARV: $4,000 USD. Blackout dates apply, based on availability.
A trip for two (2) to Aruba. Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport located anywhere in the continental US or Canada (except Quebec) near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Aruba; four (4) nights' accommodations at the all-inclusive Riu Palace Aruba, including meals and drinks for two (2). ARV: $4,000 USD. Blackout dates apply, based on availability.
A trip for two (2) to Cancun, Mexico. Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport located anywhere in the continental US or Canada (except Quebec) near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Cancun, Mexico; four (4) nights' accommodations at the all-inclusive Riu Caribe, including meals and drinks for two (2). ARV: $4,000 USD. Blackout dates apply, based on availability.
A trip for two (2) to Paradise Island, Bahamas. Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport located anywhere in the continental US or Canada (except Quebec) near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Paradise Island, Bahamas; four (4) nights' accommodations at the all-inclusive Riu Palace Paradise Island, including meals and drinks for two (2). ARV: $4,000 USD. Blackout dates apply, based on availability.
Winner Selection and Notification:A Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about December 4, 2013, by the Sponsor. Grand Prize winner will be notified via email, and required to sign and return, within five (5) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Wavier, a W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release, or a Declaration and Release if potential winner is a Canadian resident, (collectively, the “Releases”). Prizes will be awarded upon winner verification. Non-winning entrants will not be notified.
If the potential prize winner is a resident of Canada, he or she will be required to correctly answer a skill-based test question within a limited time-period, to be administered via phone or email, in order to be eligible to receive his or her prize. Not providing the answer within the required time period, providing an incorrect or incomplete answer, or noncompliance with the terms of administration of the test question will result in disqualification of the potential winner and an alternate winner being selected.
Odds: The odds of winning a prize are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.
Prize Conditions: All travel related expenses for ground transportation to and from a winner’s and his/her guest’s home to the airport, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, luggage fees, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, food & beverage (not included in the all-inclusive package or obtained somewhere other than the resort) and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winner and travel companion must travel on same itinerary. Winner and travel companion must have valid photo ID, passport and any documentation required to travel prior to departure.
All hotel reservations are based on availability and all holidays are excluded. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. All hotel and travel will be coordinated by Prize Provider. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Trip must be taken by January 31, 2014. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. Reservations are subject to availability. If weather affects the ability for winner and his/her guest to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner and/or guest other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. If for any reason whatsoever, winner and/or guests are unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner. If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, if selected winner and his/her guest does not return the Release forms or respond with a valid address by the provided deadline, cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Rules, that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner to be selected in a separate random drawing. Upon disqualification, no compensation will be given.
Winner's guest must be legal U.S. or Canadian resident, 21 years or older and must complete and return the Releases prior to travel as noted above. Winner and his/her guest are responsible for all federal, state, local, provincial and income taxes associated with winning a prize. Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. No substitution is permitted except if prize or prize component is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value may be awarded. Except where prohibited by law, entry and/or acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown and likeness for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to obligate Sponsor to make use of any of the rights granted herein and winner waives any right to inspect or approve any such use of any and every nature and kind. If a prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize with another prize of equal or greater value.
Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered.
AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT'S ELIGIBILITY, AND SWEEPSTAKES WINNER HAVE BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS.
General: Participating entrants agree to these Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and entrants release the Sponsor, Facebook, their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (collectively, the "Released Parties"), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner and his/her guest assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. By participating in the promotion, each entrant releases and agrees to indemnify the Released Parties and hold them harmless from and against any and all costs, claims, damages, (including, but not limited to, any attorney’s fees, and without limitation, any special, incidental or consequential damages), or any other injury, whether due to negligence or otherwise, to person(s) or property (including, without limitation, death or violation of any personal rights, such as violation of right of publicity/privacy, libel, or slander), due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the promotion, or arising out of participation in any promotion-related or prize-related activity, or the receipt, enjoyment, participation in, use or misuse, of any promotion or prize- related activity, whether hosted by Sponsor or a third party.
Notice To Online Entrants: Sponsor is not responsible for faulty, incorrect or mistranscribed transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind including any injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any materials in connection with the Sweepstakes, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the program; or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration or security of the program as determined by Sponsor/Prize Sponsor, in their sole discretion. In the event of termination a notice will be posted online and Sponsor will select Sweepstakes winners from all eligible entries received up to the time of termination or modification, and Sweepstakes entries will be judged from among all eligible Sweepstakes entries received prior to termination. Any damage made to the Sweepstakes site will be the responsibility of the authorized email account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. Proof of submitting an entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Any use of robotic, automatic, or programmed methods of participation will void all such submissions by such methods. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected or if the account holder fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Rules. Any claims relating to the Sweepstakes shall be governed by New York law without regard to its conflict of law rules, and any such claim must be heard in New York.
In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the email address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
Failure to comply with these Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these Rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
Legal Warning: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE THIS WEBSITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of New York. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of New York. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to the stated monetary amount of the prize awarded and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney's fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
US Residents Official Rules Request:To request a copy of the Rules,
send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by November 15, 2013, to:
Travelzoo "Caribbean Dream" Sweepstakes, Official Rules
Canadian Residents Official Rules Request: To request a copy of
the Official Rules, send a selfaddressed, stamped envelope by November 15, 2013,
Travelzoo "Caribbean Dream" Sweepstakes, Official Rules Request Travelzoo, Inc., 590 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022
US Residents Winner Confirmation: For a written confirmation of
the winner (available after November 22, 2013) send a stamped, self-addressed envelope
(no later than December 22, 2013), to:
Travelzoo "Caribbean Dream" Sweepstakes, Winner Confirmation Request Travelzoo, Inc., 590 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022
Canadian Residents Winner Confirmation: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after November 22, 2013) send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than December 22, 2013), to: Travelzoo "Caribbean Dream" Sweepstakes: Winner Confirmation Request Travelzoo, Inc., 590 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022
Sponsor: Travelzoo, Inc., 590 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022
IMPORTANT: This Promotion is not in any manner sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook. Clicking Like on the Travelzoo page on Facebook does not constitute an entry into the Promotion. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Promotion should be sent via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.