Transat Tours – The Bite into the land of tapas – win a roundtrip flight for 2 to Barcelone, Spain valued at $2,500
THE “Bite into the land of tapas” CONTEST
CONTEST RULES (the “Rules”)
The “Bite into the land of tapas” contest (the “Contest”) is organized by Transat Tours
Canada Inc. « TTC » doing business as Air Transat and Transat (the “Organizer”). The Contest
begins on Thursday, June 01, 2017 at 12:00 p.m., Montreal time (the “Contest Opening Date”),
and ends on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 11:59 p.m., Montreal time (the “Contest Closing
The Contest is open to all residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their
province or territory of residence by the Contest Opening Date, except for employees,
agents, mandataries and representatives of the Organizer, its subsidiaries, affiliates,
affiliated companies, advertising or promotion agencies, the suppliers of material, prizes and
services related to this Contest, and any other stakeholder directly related to the holding of
the Contest, as well as the members of their immediate family (father, mother, brothers,
sisters, children and legal or de facto spouse) and anyone with whom these employees,
representatives and agents reside.
2. HOW TO ENTER
2.1 No purchase necessary
2.1.1 To enter the Contest, the contestant (the “Contestant”) must enter their information on
the Transat https://www.airtransat.com/en-CA/Contests/bite-into-the-land-of-tapas The
Contestant must then fill out the online entry form and provide the following mandatory
information: (i) first name; (ii) last name; (iii) email address; (iv) postal code; (v) telephone
number; (vi) language and (vii) date of birth, before the Contest Closing Date, to be
2.1.2 The Contestant who has completed the online entry form before the Contest Closing
Date is eligible for the Prize (defined below) draw, to be held Tuesday, July 04, 2017 at 1:00
p.m., Montreal time. Limit of one (1) Contest entry per person during the Contest period, and
ten (10) Bonus entries, as defined here under, if the conditions of Section 2.1.3 of the Rules
2.1.3 The Contestant who wishes to increase his/her odds of winning the Prize must invite
his/her friends to enter the contest by sharing the contest through the social media and email
buttons available on the confirmation page. The Contestant can accumulate more
chances of winning only if one or more friends click on the link posted in the message by the
Contestant and enter the contest themselves (one additional chance per friend who enters
through an eligible link) (the “Bonus Entry”).
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Only one (1) prize (the “Prize”) shall be awarded.
3.1 The Prize will be randomly drawn from all valid entries received before Contest Closing
The Prize includes:
The Prize consists of a roundtrip flight in Economy class for two (2) adults (Maximum value of
$2,500.00) from one of our Canadian gateways (Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Quebec
city) to Barcelona, Spain, in 2017. And, 3 hours, pre-dinner walking tour through
Barcelona, Guided walking tour of La Rambla and GothicQuarter, visit the famous
La Boqueria food market, great introduction to Barcelona. Duration: 3 hours. Service
included: local English speaking gourmet guide, with Tapas and wine or beer
Departure is from one of the major Canadian airports (Montreal, Toronto,
Vancouver, Quebec city) from which Air Transat flies, but the choice of date is
dependent on the availability and schedules of Air Transat flights for each
departure city. Transportation to the departure city as well as all other travel
expenses such as hotel, meals, transportation, personal expenses, etc. are at the
Contestant’s own expenses and his/her travelling companion. The following blackout
dates apply to Europe destinations: from July 21 to August 13, 2017.
The maximum value of the Prize is $2.500,00. Should a winner select a flight
valued at less than $2.500,00, there will be no remittance of money in cash or as a
credit for the difference.
4. CONDITIONS ATTACHED TO THE PRIZE
4.1 The selected Contestant and his/her travelling companion must travel together both
ways. Travel arrangements will be made by the Organizer. Trip must be reserved at
least three (3) weeks before departure and the travel must be completed by October
4.2 Reservations are subject to the availability of Air Transat at the time of the reservation.
The terms and conditions of the Organizer’s brochure are applicable. Taxes, airport fees,
customs duties, entry fees and tourist cards, surcharges, insurance charges, personal
expenses, personal travel insurance and travel documents are not included in the Prize.
The Organizer strongly recommends that the selected Contestant and his/her travelling
companion take out travel insurance at time of the reservation.
4.3 On the travelling date, the selected Contestant and his/her travelling companion must
have the legal right to leave Canada and to return to Canada and must have the legal
right to enter and leave the destination country to which they are bound. They are fully
responsible for obtaining, at their own expense, all documentation necessary for the trip
as required by the authorities concerned, including, but not limited to, visas, passports
and vaccination certificates. These shall be obtained before departure. The selected
Contestant and his/her travelling companion shall comply with the Contest validity dates
and accept the alternatives proposed by the Organizer, if this proves necessary. The
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Organizer reserves the right to offer a comparable prize if the destination is cancelled in
the case of circumstances beyond its control.
4.4 All of the personal expenses of the selected Contestant and his/her travelling companion
are their sole responsibility. The selected Contestant and his/her travelling companion
are responsible for their own transportation upon departure and arrival at the
international airport of departure, as determined by the Organizer. The Organizer shall
assume no responsibility of any nature whatsoever for any postponement, delay or
cancellation of the flight for any reason whatsoever, including, but not limited to, weather
conditions or equipment breakdown or failure. The travelling companion of the selected
Contestant shall be a Canadian resident who has reached the age of majority in his/her
province or territory of residence by the Contest Opening Date. In the event that the
Prize is not accepted in accordance with the conditions attached thereto, the Prize shall
be deemed forfeited or non-available.
4.5 Reservation for the Prize must be made by the Organizer, on the date agreed upon by
the selected Contestant and will be subject to availability.
4.6 The Prize offered must be accepted as awarded and is not exchangeable, refundable,
transferable or convertible into cash.
5.1 One (1) random draw will be held from all eligible entries received between the Contest
Opening Date and the Contest Closing Date. The draw shall be held Tuesday, July 4th ,
2017, 1:00 p.m., Montreal time, at the offices of Transat Tours Canada Inc., 300 LéoPariseau,
8th Floor, Montreal, Quebec, H2X 4C2.
6. PRIZE CLAIM
6.1 In order to be declared a winner (the “Winner”), the selected Contestant must:
6.1.1 Fulfill the conditions for eligibility and participation and fill in the online entry form
by completing all the compulsory fields.
6.1.2 Be reached by telephone by the Organizer of the Contest within forty-eight (48)
hours after the draw and correctly answer the mathematical skill testing question
that will be asked. If it is impossible to reach the selected Contestant by
telephone or email within forty-eight (48) hours after the draw, all rights to the
Prize will be forfeited and an alternative entry will be randomly drawn. This
method of selection of the winner will be repeated until a winner is duly declared.
6.1.3 Complete and sign the declaration and waiver form (the “Declaration Form”)
which will be transmitted by the Organizer and must be returned to the Organizer
within five (5) business days of receipt. The Declaration Form shall contain
notably the required personal information (telephone number, etc.) and
confirming that he/she has reached the legal age of majority in his/her province of
residence and that he/she complies with the present Rules in their entirety.
6.2 The Winner will be named within sixteen (16) days following the draw date.
6.3 In the event of failure to observe any of the conditions mentioned above or any
other conditions stipulated in these Rules, the selected Contestant will be
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disqualified and the Prize that would have been awarded will be forfeited and an
alternative entry will be randomly drawn. This method of selection of the winner
will be repeated until a winner is duly declared.
Within a few days following receipt of the duly completed Declaration Form, the Organizer of
the Contest will contact the Winner to inform him/her of how to claim the Prize.
7. PERSONAL INFORMATION
7.1 From time to time, the Organizer, with the Contestant’s consent, may use the personal
information provided in the entry form for the purpose of:
7.1.1 Communicating with the Winner so he/she can take possession of the Prize;
7.1.2 Communicating with the Winner directly in relation to goods and services offered
by the Organizer, including special offers and information on travel services; and
7.1.3 Conducting a survey regarding the effectiveness of the website, advertising and
sales efforts made by the Organizer.
7.2 The Contestant shall indicate whether he/she consents to his/her personal information
provided on the entry form being used by checking the box to this effect on the official
entry form, or by indicating on the hand-printed entry form and mailing it in. For further
information regarding the use of personal information by the Organizer as described in
the Transat Personal Information and Privacy Protection Poliy adopted by Transat A.T.
Inc. and its affiliates, the Contestant is invited to visit http://www.airtransat.com/enCA/Legal-notice/Privacy-policy.
8. GENERAL CONDITIONS
8.1 The Contest Organizer reserves the right to disqualify a Contestant or cancel his/her
entry if he/she enters or attempts to enter this Contest in a manner that does not comply
with these Rules. This Contestant may be turned over to the appropriate judicial
authorities. Any decision of the Contest Organizer regarding this aspect of the Contest is
final and without appeal.
8.2 By accepting the Prize, the selected Contestant and his/her travelling companion agree,
without receiving any additional compensation, to the use of their name, address, city,
province, voice, comments, photographs and/or other likeness for advertising and
promotional purposes by the Organizer.
8.3 This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws,
regulations and by-laws.
8.4 Any forms that are incomplete, received after the Contest Closing Date, lost, irregular in
any way or sent by an unauthorized method shall be deemed null and void and will not
be accepted for the draw.
8.5 The Contest is administered by the Organizer. The Organizer assumes no responsibility
for entry forms that are received after the Contest Closing Date, lost, stolen, misdirected,
illegible, incomplete, falsified, altered or destroyed, and such forms shall be deemed null
and void. The Organizer will assume no responsibility for any problem, failure or
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technical malfunction of a network line, online computer system, peripheral telephone,
software, server, provider, email or browser or any other technical malfunction that may
occur, including, but not limited to, a problem of the transmission or non-transmission of
an entry form, for any reason whatsoever. In the event of an error, if the number of
potential winners exceeds the number stipulated in the rules, the Organizer will have the
right to draw lots among all those who have claimed a prize in order to award the correct
number of prizes. The Organizer is not responsible in any way for erroneous or
inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by the equipment and/or
programs associated with or used by the Contest or by a technical or human error that
may have occurred in conducting the Contest, including in the processing of entry forms.
The Organizer assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, loss or
fault relating to operation or transmission, failure of communication lines, loss or
destruction or prohibited access to or modification of the entry forms. The Organizer is
not responsible for any injuries or damages that may result from the holding of the
Contest. All entry forms become the property of the Organizer and will not be returned to
the Contestants. The Organizer reserves the right to destroy all the documents
pertaining to the Contest once the retention period as required by law has expired. The
Organizer reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or postpone the
Contest at any time, without prior notice, if any factor prevents the holding of the Contest
pursuant to these Rules or in accordance with any law, regulation, by-law or policy of
any entity having jurisdiction over the Organizer.
8.6 By entering the Contest, the Contestant acknowledges having read and understood
these Rules and agrees to be bound by them and to comply with them. The Contestant
declares that the Rules are understandable and reasonably available for consultation.
8.7 The Winner’s name may be obtained by writing to “Bite into the land of tapas”, Transat
Tours Canada Inc., 300 Léo-Pariseau, 8th Floor, Montreal, Qc, H2X 4C2, attention to ‘ECommerce
8.8 Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be
submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec (the “Régie”) for
a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie
only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.