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OFFICIAL RULES

Expedia Holiday Card Giveaway

 

No Purchase Necessary TO ENTER OR WIN. A Purchase WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR Chances Of Winning. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

 

ELIGIBILITY: The Expedia Holiday Card Giveaway (“Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, twenty-one (21) years of age or older. Void where prohibited. Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Expedia, Inc. (“Sponsor”), its affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Promotion. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

to enter: Between 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on Monday, June 17, 2019 and 11:59 p.m. PT on Sunday, June 30, 2019 (the “Entry Period”), visit www.expedia.com/holidaycards and follow the instructions to complete and submit the official entry form provided to receive one (1) entry (“Entry”) in the Promotion. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. PT on Sunday, June 30, 2019 to be eligible. By entering the Promotion, entrants will be automatically opted-in to receive marketing communications from Sponsor. Entrants may opt-out of receiving future email communications at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions included at the bottom of any email communication received. Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address for the duration of the Entry Period. Multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address in excess of the above stated limitation will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means or means which subvert the entry process will be void.  All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 

If you attempt to obtain an Entry by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations or logins, or through other methods, Sponsor may exclude you from participating in the Promotion.  When you enter, you are providing information to Sponsor. Proof of entering information at the Website is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such entry.  Except as contemplated in these Official Rules, personal information collected in connection with this Promotion will be used in accordance with the privacy policy found on the Website including, without limitation, our sharing of your information with the Released Parties listed herein for marketing purposes. 

 

Drawing: One (1) potential winner will be selected in a random drawing held on or about Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 from all eligible entries received throughout the Entry Period by an independent judging agency. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received throughout the Entry Period.

 

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be notified by mail, and/or e-mail and will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact the potential winner or the potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected. If the potential winner is an eligible minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein.

 

Prize (1):  The prize is a trip of winner’s choosing with a value of up to $50,000 booked on Expedia, and a $7,000 check which may be used to defray the applicable taxes on the prize. Trip may include air transportation, rental car, hotel accommodations, activities and excursions, and ground transfers. Cruises are excluded and cannot be redeemed for trip. Trip can be for winner and as many guests as is desired by the winner up to $50,000 in value. Winner must book travel through Sponsor and must redeem prize on one (1) trip; multiple trips will not be permitted. Trip must be completed by December 31, 2019 or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such winner. Trip consists of roundtrip, coach class air transportation from a major U.S. gateway airport nearest winner’s residence to designated location of winner’s choice. Number of days, number of nights hotel accommodations, and number of days car rental are subject to winner’s selection and availability. Car rental (if applicable) is subject to car rental company terms and conditions. If winner resides within a 100-mile radius of destination, ground transportation will be provided in lieu thereof. Sponsor will assist the winner in booking travel, and all details must be agreed upon by both Sponsor and winner. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of prize trip and check is up to $57,000. Actual value may vary based on point of departure, location, number of people, and availability. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. Any prize value not used during the one (1) trip booked will not be awarded as cash and Sponsor will have no further obligation to winner. Sponsor reserves right to change dates. Winner and guest(s) must travel together on the same itinerary. Guest(s) must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18), unless a child or legal ward of winner and must sign a liability/publicity release prior to issuance of travel documents. If a guest is a child/minor or legal ward of winner, winner must sign and return release on behalf of such child or legal ward. If a guest of winner is a child/minor and not a child or legal ward of winner, the parent or legal ward of such child/minor must sign and return release on behalf of such child or legal ward and accompany him/her on the trip as a guest. Travel is subject to availability. Certain blackout dates and travel restrictions may apply.

Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided including luggage fees, hotel incidentals, meals and beverages, souvenirs, and gratuities. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

General Conditions: By participating in this promotion, winner grants the Sponsor permission to use his/her name and likeness for advertising and future promotional purposes without additional compensation (except where prohibited). Winner is liable for any tax liability accruing as a result of this promotion. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize is permitted by any winner. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules. Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, garbled, illegible or postage-due mail, entries or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Promotion-related materials.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading materials from or use of the website.  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Promotion or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Should any portion of the Promotion be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Promotion and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and Promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize, including any travel/activity related thereto and including any harm/injury caused from the use of a vehicle or participation in this Promotion. Winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Promotion, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Promotion), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Washington, USA.

 

WinneR’s NAME: For the name of the winner (available after Saturday, July 27th, 2019), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Expedia Holiday Card Giveaway Promotion, Expedia, Inc., 333 108th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 for receipt no later than Friday, August 30th, 2019.

 

Sponsor: Expedia, Inc., 333 108th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004.

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