Air Canada Vacations – The Europe Your Way – Win a 7-night adventure for 2 in Barcelona, Lisbon or Berlin valued at $4,000
The “Europe Your Way”
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS
The “Europe Your Way” Contest (the “Contest”) is brought to you by Touram Limited Partnership d/b/a Air Canada Vacations (the “Contest Sponsor”). The Contest starts on April 18, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. EST and closes on May 14, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.
EST (hereinafter, the “Contest Period”).
The Contest is open to all Canadian residents having reached the legal age of majority in their province or territory of residence prior to the Contest Period (an “Eligible Participant”). Employees, representatives or agents of Contest Sponsor and its subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies, and members of the immediate family (parents, children, siblings and spouse, regardless of where they are domiciled) of any of the aforementioned and persons with whom any of the aforementioned are domiciled are not eligible to enter the Contest.
2. How to participate in the Contest
To enter, log online to www.facebook.com/aircanadavacations. If you have not yet “Liked” the ACV page, www.facebook.com/aircanadavacations, you can do so by searching for Air Canada Vacations on Facebook and clicking the “Like” button. From the Air Canada Vacations Facebook page, you can fill out and submit the Contest entry form. Only one (1) entry per Facebook member is allowed. Each entry form successfully submitted during the Contest Period will count as one (1) entry in the Contest. You must complete all fields of the Contest entry form and submit it according to instructions contained on the Contest entry form during the Contest Period.
Eligible Participants can also enter by mailing a 50-word essay on why you would like to win a European Adventure along with your name, address, telephone number to: 1440 Ste Catherine St West, Suite 600, Montreal (Quebec) H3G 1R8. Only one (1) entry per envelope is allowed, at a maximum of one mail-in entry per Eligible Participant. Hand-written entries must be received by May 14th, 2017 11:59 p.m., inclusively. Essays that are not an original creation of the person submitting it, or which are illegal, defamatory or in any way obscene, all as determined solely by the Contest Sponsor, will be disqualified.
Although online access, a Facebook© account and an email account are required in order to participate, no purchase is necessary. Many public libraries, retail businesses and others offer free-access computers, and a number of Internet service providers and other companies offer free email accounts.
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to the Contest Sponsor and not to Facebook.
3. Grand Prize
There is one grand prize (the “Grand Prize”) to be won consisting of two (2) roundtrip Economy Class air seats for two (2) adults on Air Canada (including, flights operated under the Air Canada Express banner and operated by Air Canada rouge) from a major Canadian airport served by Air Canada closest to the winner’s place of residence to your choice of Barcelona, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal or Berlin, Germany.
Seven (7) consecutive nights in 4 star hotel accommodations. (Hotel accommodations to be chosen at the discretion of Air Canada Vacations at the end of the contest period), roundtrip airports to hotels transfers. Travel must be taken May 24, 2017 – December 16, 2017 inclusive and is subject to the following blackout period June 21, 2017 – September 5, 2017 inclusive. Air and hotel accommodations are subject to space availability. Reservations are subject to complimentary allotment and may not be available even if rooms and/or air are available on the brand specific website or through another travel partner. Both winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Travel does not qualify for Aeroplan mileage accumulation or for mileage accumulation in any other frequent flyer program. No changes permitted to reservations once date of travel is confirmed or ticket has been issued.
The Grand Prize winner is responsible for all fuel, insurance, surcharges, taxes, fees and other applicable charges with a credit card at time of booking. The Grand Prize winner and their travelling companion are responsible for: any and all costs, expenses and taxes not expressly described herein including, without limitation, applicable local air departure taxes, ground transportation, gratuities, merchandise, telephone calls, personal expenses of any nature for overnight layovers, meals and beverages, service charges, in-flight meals, entertainment and additional checked baggage; costs incurred to and from the departure point as the Grand Prize originates and terminates there, obtaining sufficient personal travel insurance prior to departure, if desired; obtaining and carrying all necessary travel documentation, such as passports and visas and complying with customs immigrations regulations. The use of upgrade certificates is not permitted for flights. Use of the airfare tickets are subject to Air Canada’s general conditions of carriage publicly available at www.aircanada.com.
The approximate total value of the Grand Prize is CDN $4000. Exact value of the Grand Prize depends on point of departure and destination as well as time of travel. Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be sold, transferred or converted to cash and will not be refunded if unused. No substitutions, changes or extensions are permitted. Contest Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute the Grand Prize for one of equal or greater value or to allow a Grand Prize transfer.
4. Grand Prize Draw
A random winner selection from all entries received from Eligible Participants during the Contest Period to select the winner of the Grand Prize will be held at Air Canada Vacations at 1440 Ste Catherine St West, Suite 600, Montreal (Quebec) H3G 1R8 on May 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. EST. The odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend upon the total number of entries received from Eligible Participants during the Contest Period.
5. Claiming of Grand Prize
In order to be declared a winner and be able to claim the Grand Prize, the Eligible Participant selected by random draw will be contacted by telephone or by e-mail by the Contest Sponsor or one of its agents or representatives, shortly following the draw and must confirm acceptance as a selected Eligible Participant within three (3) calendar days of contact. If the selected Eligible Participant cannot be contacted, another Eligible Participant will be selected by way of random draw. Before being declared a winner, each selected Eligible Participant will be required to answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question and sign a release and waiver form confirming, without limitation, that:
o He/she complies with the eligibility requirements;
o he/she has read the Contest rules and regulations and complies completely;
o he/she accepts the Grand Prize as awarded;
o he/she acknowledges the Contest Sponsor’s right to publish his/her picture, name and city of residence without compensation other than the Grand Prize offered;
o he/she successfully answers a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question; and o he/she releases and agrees to hold harmless of all liability the Contest Sponsor, its subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising, promotional agencies and each of the foregoing entities’ directors, officers, employees, contractors and agents.
No correspondence will be undertaken except with the selected Eligible Participants whose eligible entry was drawn. Once an Eligible Participant is declared a winner by Contest Sponsor, Contest Sponsor will send the Eligible Participant a letter containing the details on how to redeem the his/her Grand Prize (i.e. reservation of the flights).
6. General Terms and Conditions
All entries submitted, and all information provided, by Eligible Participants must be complete and accurate. Contest Sponsor will not be held responsible for any technological malfunctions, telephone or internet interruptions, unclear telephone or e-mail messages and any late/incomplete/erroneously completely Grand Prize claims or release and waiver forms.
The contents of all entries submitted become property of the Contest Sponsor. Contest Sponsor reserves the right to use the contents of entry submissions provided by entrants, for editorial, advertising, marketing and promotional purposes, without further compensation or notice, unless prohibited by law. Each Eligible Participant grants permission for Sponsor and to use the contents of his/her entry submission including name and address for editorial, advertising, marketing and promotional purposes in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, in perpetuity, without compensation, notification or permission.
All entries are subject to verification by the Contest Sponsor and may be disqualified if they are received outside of the Contest Period, are incomplete, illegible, irregular, photocopied or otherwise reproduced, submitted through illicit means or if they contain any false statements, or do not conform to or satisfy to any condition of these Contest rules and regulations.
By entering the Contest, Eligible Participants agree that the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to publish without compensation the full name, city of residence, and photograph of all winners and Eligible Participants waive all rights with respect to printed, broadcast and other forms of publicity. Eligible Participants further agree that all entries submitted and their content become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned.
Eligible Participants agree to be bound by all decisions of the Contest Sponsor regarding the Contest which shall be final and binding in all respects. Eligible Participants agree that the Contest Sponsor is not liable for any incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information or for any error or malfunction of any kind in connection with the Contest. If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to, without advance notice, terminate or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way, without any further obligations to Eligible Participants. Furthermore, if the Contest Sponsor determines, at its sole discretion, that any entry compromises the integrity of the Contest, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify the entry at issue or terminate the Contest in its entirety without any further obligations to Eligible Participants. The Contest Sponsor further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual from the Contest and to ban the individual from any future contest of the Contest Sponsor who it finds or believes to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; to be acting in violation of the Contest rules and regulations or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
By entering this Contest, Eligible Participants agree to release and hold harmless the Contest Sponsor, its subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies and each of the foregoing entities’ respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with the Contest or, if declared a winner, the Grand Prize awarded and use thereof.
The Contest is subject to federal, provincial and local rules and regulations.
For Quebec Residents only: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the board only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official contest rules, or the rights and obligations of an Eligible Participant in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Quebec and the laws of Canada applicable therein.
Eligible Participants may obtain the Grand Prize winner’s names between May 16, 2017 and June 16, 2017, by addressing their request, accompanied by a self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage to: Air Canada Vacations at 1440 St. Catherine Street West, Suite 600, Montreal, Québec, H3G 1R8 to the attention of inside sales.