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Spring-tacular Free Flight Giveaway

Book a hotel or cruise this spring on Expedia, and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a free round-trip flight!

Book by April 6, 2015. No purchase necessary. See Official Rules

Terms and Conditions:

Expedia Spring Flights Sweepstakes

Official Rules



Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, who are at least eighteen (18) years old and have an Expedia account. Employees of Expedia, Inc., and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising/promotion agencies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of those employees, are not eligible to enter or win.

Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Expedia, Inc., 333 108th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 ("Sponsor").

Agreement to Official Rules:  By entering, you indicate your full and unconditional agreement to (a) these Official Rules and (b) Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

Entry Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM PT on March 3, 2015 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on April 6, 2015 (the "Entry Period"). Entries submitted before or after the Entry Period will not be eligible. The Sweepstakes will consist of five (5) weekly entry periods as outlined in the chart below (each, and “Entry Period”).  Sponsor's computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.


Entry Period

Starts at 12:01 AM PT on:

Ends at 11:59 PM PT on:

Random drawing on our about:


March 3, 2015

March 9, 2015

March 10, 2015


March 10, 2015

March 16, 2015

March 17, 2015


March 17, 2015

March 23, 2015

March 24, 2015


March 24, 2015

March 30, 2015

March 31, 2015


March 31, 2015

April 6, 2015

April 7, 2015


How to Enter: There are two (2) ways to enter. (1) Book and purchase a standalone hotel stay or a cruise during any Entry Period, and automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes for that Entry Period; (2) To enter without making a purchase, send an email with your first name, last name, mailing address, phone number, and email address associated with your Expedia account to and in the subject line reference “Expedia Spring Flights Sweepstakes” during any Entry Period identified in the chart above and you will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes for the Entry Period in which your email is received. You may not use multiple e-mail addresses to enter. A responsive email acknowledging your entry will not be sent.  The booking and purchase of standalone hotel stay(s) or cruise made during any Entry Period are considered eligible for one (1) automatic entry per booking. Cancelled bookings are not considered eligible for entry. 

Drawing: On or about the dates indicated above, Sponsor will select one (1) potential winner in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received for the applicable Entry Period.  Non-winning Entries from one Entry Period will not carry over into any subsequent Entry Period(s). The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received for the applicable Entry Period.

Notification and Requirements of Potential Winners: Sponsor will attempt to notify potential winners with an email to the email address associated with their Expedia account or the email address from which the alternate means of entry was made within ten (10) business days of selection.  Except where prohibited by law, a potential winner may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release. If a potential winner is a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian will be required to sign the documents on his/her behalf. If a potential winner fails to sign and return these documents within ten (10) days, an alternate potential winner may be selected in his/her place in a random drawing of all remaining entries received. Only three (3) alternate potential winners may be contacted.

Prizes:  Five (5) potential winners will receive a Future Travel Credit valued at up to Nine Hundred Ninety-Nine Dollars ($999.00 USD) for round-trip domestic air travel only and is not valid for any additional fees (i.e., baggage fees, ground transportation or other fees).  Future Travel Credits are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer.  Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of prize is $999.00USD each.  Total ARV of all prizes: $4995.00USD. Actual value may vary based on redeemed item.  Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. Future Travel Credits must be redeemed by June 30, 2015 and all reservations must be used by December 31, 2015. Any prize details not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. A prize may not be transferred and must be accepted as awarded. No cancellation, re-booking, transfer, assignment, cash alternative or substitution of prizes (or applicable portion thereof) will be allowed, except Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute prizes of comparable value if any prize listed is unavailable, in whole or in part, for any reason.

General Conditions: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the Prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike, fraudulent or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by Sponsor to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Proof of sending any communication to Sponsor by mail or email shall not be deemed proof of receipt of that communication by Sponsor. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

Release and Limitations of Liability: By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone, or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize. You further agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties' liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney's fees. You waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

Privacy and Publicity: Any information you submit as part of the Sweepstakes will be used for purposes of this Sweepstakes and treated in accordance with Sponsor's Privacy Policy ( Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes an entrant's consent to Sponsor's use of his/her name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.

Disputes: You agree 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 Washington. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your 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 Washington, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Washington or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Washington.

Results:  To request a winners’ list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Expedia, Inc., 333 108th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004. Requests must be received within four (4) weeks after the end of the Contest Period.

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