Switzerland Tourism – ‘Find your WOW in Switzerland’ – Win a trip for 2 to Switzerland valued at $5,000 USD
Switzerland Tourism “Find your WOW in Switzerland” Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: Switzerland Tourism “Find your WOW in Switzerland” Digital Campaign
Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States
(including the District of Columbia) and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are at least eighteen
(18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Switzerland Tourism, their partners and
affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children)
and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject
to all applicable federal, state, provincial, municipal, territorial and local laws and regulations
and is void in Quebec and where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and
unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions,
which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is
contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2. Sponsor & Administrator:
Switzerland Tourism, 608 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10020 USA
3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on December 18, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”),
ends on March 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”).
4. How to Enter: In order to be entered into the drawing, the following steps must be taken:
(a) http://myswitzerland.com/wow, read and agree to the rules and regulations (b) complete
the registration form; (c) agree that information on the registration page becomes the property
of Switzerland Tourism. Incomplete or inaccurate registration forms are void. No other form of
entry will be accepted. Any person who uses any device or artifice to enter multiple times in
violation of the preceding entry limitation will be disqualified. Incomplete or inaccurate entries
Limit: You may enter one (1) time during the Promotion Period. Multiple entrants are not
permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than
the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities,
registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant
may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in
disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder
of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account
holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online
service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the
domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner must be required to
show proof of being an authorized account holder.
5. Drawings: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the
administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners are
final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator will randomly select
the potential Sweepstakes winners from all eligible entries received during the Promotion
Period, on or around March 31, 2019. The potential winners will be notified by email. Except
where prohibited, each potential winner (or parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her
place of residence) will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability
and Publicity Release (“Declaration”) which must be received by Administrator, within seven
(7) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a
Canadian resident, potential winner will be required to correctly answer a time-limited skill
testing question without any assistance in order to be eligible to receive a prize. If a potential
winner is a Canadian resident and the question is answered incorrectly, his/her prize will be
forfeited. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the
Declaration or provide any other requested information within the required time period, or the
prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits his/her prize. Receiving a prize is
contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential winner is
disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by
random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings
will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled no later than
8-10 weeks after winner confirmation.
Switzerland Tourism is not responsible for failure for any reason whatsoever of selected
entrant to receive notification. Arrangements for the fulfillment of the Prize will be handled by
Switzerland Tourism. Switzerland Tourism reserves the right in their sole discretion to
substitute any and all part of the Prize with a Prize of comparable value.
6. Prizes: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: Airfare to Switzerland, hotel stay for two overnights and
ground transportation in Switzerland for two persons.
Airfare provided by Swiss International Air Lines:
The prize (“Prize”) consists of a trip for 2 to Switzerland including: 2 roundtrip SWISS economy
class tickets from one of SWISS’ US gateways (EWR, JFK, MIA, BOS, LAX, SFO, ORD).
Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $ 5’000 USD.
Two nights in Hotel Belvedere Swiss Quality **** in Grindelwald, including half board.
Blackout dates apply.
Swiss Travel pass for 8 days in 1st class
A Prize must be accepted as awarded with no substitution. Prize is non-transferable and
cannot be redeemed for cash or credit, in whole or in part. Fees, taxes and airport charges are
responsibility of the winner. Winner and travel companion must travel together on same
itinerary and is based on space availability at time of booking. Tickets and travel are valid on
Swiss International Air Lines operated flights only. No frequent flyer mileage may be accrued.
Prize must be redeemed and travel taken by March. 31, 2020. Prize includes air travel, two
hotel overnights and ground transportation in Switzerland for two and excludes any related
travel extras, flights, gratuities, optional excursions, taxes, fees and any other travel
expenses. Travel date based on availability.
For All Prizes: Switzerland Tourism reserves the right to amend or terminate all or any portion
of this drawing at any time without prior notification. Switzerland Tourism reserves the right to
substitute a Prize of equal or greater value in the event of non-availability of the Prize for any
reason. Void where prohibited.
This travel award may not be combined with and/or applied to other certificates, promotions or
special offers, including, but not limited to; upgrades, government fares, tour/travel packages,
group, convention/company meetings fares, bereavement, companion fares, senior citizen
discounts, corporate agreements, student fares, child fares, travel industry discounts, internet
fares, frequent flyer programs or any unpublished programs
7. Release: By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor,
Administrator, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors,
advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent
companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively,
the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited
to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the
Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
8. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each
winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph,
voice, opinions and/or hometown and state (and or province) for promotional purposes in any
media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
9. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the
Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor
impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in
its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random
drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all
of the prizes offered herein. 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 the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an
unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately 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. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these
Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
10. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect
or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the
equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical
failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections
in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any
part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur
in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost,
undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any 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 or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry
is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted,
entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the
stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding,
programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth
in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award
only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded,
eligible prize claims.
11. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims
and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded
shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the
United States District Court for New York County of Manhattan, New York State; (2) any and
all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred,
including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and
(3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby
waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any
other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have
damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the
construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and
obligations of the entrant and 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.
12. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to
13. Winner List: To obtain the name of the Winners, send a self addressed, stamped
envelope, to be received by April 30, 2019 to: “Find your WOW in Switzerland Digital
Campaign Sweepstakes”, Switzerland Tourism, 608 Fifth Avenue, Suite 603, New York, NY
10020. Do not send any other correspondence to this address.