Banana Republic & The Gap – Mystery Money – Win a vacation prize package in Mexico for 2 OR hundred thousands of Instant Win prizes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF
1. Eligibility: Mystery Money (the “Promotion”) 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 at the time of entry. Void
where prohibited. Employees, officers, and representatives of Banana Republic, LLC, The Gap, Inc.,
HelloWorld, Inc., any participating sponsor (e.g. Apple Vacations or Breathless Riviera Cancun Resort &
Spa) as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of
each such employee are not eligible. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws
and regulations and is void 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 Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth
herein. The Promotion consists of a sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) and an instant win game (the “Instant
2. Sponsor: Banana Republic, LLC & The Gap, Inc., 2 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.
Administrator: HelloWorld, Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
3. Timing: The Promotion begins on May 19, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on May
29, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping
device for this Promotion.
4. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, visit
https://bananarepublic.promo.eprize.com/mysterymoney/ and follow the links and instructions to complete
and submit the registration form, including a valid email address. You automatically will receive one (1)
entry into the Sweepstakes Grand Prize drawing, and will also advance to the Instant Win Game page and
receive one (1) Instant Win Game play. Once on the Instant Win Game page, follow the links and
instructions to play the Instant Win Game. Each entrant will be required to visit his/her local Banana
Republic Factory store or Gap Factory/Outlet store in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico), or mail-in to the
listed address below, in order to figure out the exact Instant Win Prize, if any, he/she won by 5/29. If an
Instant Win Game play which is received is not submitted via either required method to determine if it is a
winner by 5/29, it is null and void. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be
awarded. Administrator is responsible for the functionality of the Sweepstakes and Instant Win Game.
Each potential entrant will receive a voucher for $15 off a purchase of $50 or more (the “Offer”). See below
“Offer Details” for full terms of $15 off voucher.
Mail-In alternate way of figuring if you are an Instant Winner and value of prize, if any: Mail in a printed
copy of your registration email to “Mystery Money,” c/o Sara Israel, 2 Folsom St.4
th floor, San Francisco,
CA 94105. Your request must include your name and email address Limit: One (1) request per envelope.
All mail-in requests must be handwritten and must be postmarked by May 30, 2017 and received by June
6, 2017. All requests become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and only requests that comply with these
Official Rules will be acknowledged. Proof of sending will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected, which will
be disqualified. Upon receipt of your request, the Sponsor will scan it to reveal if you are a winner of an
Instant Win prize. Only if you are a prize winner, as outlined in Section 8, the Sponsor will notify you of the
results of your Instant Win play by email no later than June 7, 2017. If you are not a prize winner, you will
not receive a response from the Sponsor.
Limit: Each entrant may enter/play 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 plays/entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or
any other methods will void that entrant’s plays/entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any
automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible
for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. In the
event of a dispute as to any registration or play, the authorized account holder of the email address used
to register will be deemed to be the entrant or player. 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. Potential
winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
$15 off $50 Offer Details: Coupon offer valid off qualifying purchases of $50 or more from May 19, 2017
through May 29, 2017 at Banana Republic Factory stores or Gap Factory/Outlet stores in the U.S. & Puerto
Rico only. Not valid at other Gap Inc. brand stores, online, outside the U.S., or at our Clearance Centers.
Excludes gift cards and taxes. One time use only. Coupon has no cash value. Limit one (1) coupon per
customer per transaction. Cannot be combined with other offers or coupons, including Gap Inc. employee
discount. Coupon must be presented at time of purchase in store. If you return some or all merchandise
purchased with coupon, dollar value of coupon will not be refunded or credited back. Not responsible for
lost or stolen coupons. Cannot be applied to previous purchases or used as payment on a Gap family brand
credit card. Offer is not transferable and not for resale. Not responsible for lost or stolen coupons.
5. Sweepstakes/Instant Win Game: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose
decisions as to the administration and operation of the Promotion and the selection of potential winners are
final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Sweepstakes: Administrator will randomly select
the potential Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner, from all eligible entries received during the Promotion
Period on or around May 30, 2017. Instant Win Game: There will be up to fifty-two thousand five hundred
twenty-four (52,524) random, computer-generated winning times, one for each prize listed below, will be
generated during the Promotion Period. Section 8 below outlines the odds of winning each Instant Win
Prize. If you are the first player to play the Instant Win Game at or after one of the randomly-generated
times, you will be a potential instant winner of the prize indicated.
6. ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR OR
ADMINISTRATOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO
THE PROMOTION. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE INSTANT WIN
GAME OR SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY,
AND THE POTENTIAL INSTANT WIN GAME WINNER AND/OR SWEEPSTAKES WINNER HAVE BEEN
VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR
WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS
VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY PLAY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY
REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE PLAY, IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED.
7. Verification of Potential Winners: Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official
Rules. Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the administration and
operation of the Promotion and the selection of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related
to the Promotion. The potential Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner will be notified by mail, email or phone.
The potential Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner (parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her state
of residence) will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release
which must be received by Administrator, within seven (7) days of the date notice or attempted notice is
sent, in order to claim the prize. If the potential Grand Prize winner fails to sign and return the Declaration
of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release or provide any other requested information within the required
time period, or prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that
the potential Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the 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. Unclaimed Instant Win Game prizes
will remain un-awarded.
Sweepstakes Prize: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: An all-inclusive vacation prize package from Apple
Vacations to The Breathless Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa, In Riviera Maya, Mexico for two (2) (winner and
one (1) guest; at least one (1) traveler (either winner or their guest) must be twenty one (21) years old or
older). Prize package includes five (5) nights’ resort accommodations (resort and all accommodations
determined by Apple Vacations in its sole discretion); roundtrip charter air transportation for two (2) from
one of the eligible gateway cities as listed below; ground transportation to and from the airport and resort;
and all meals and beverages (including alcoholic beverages) during the length of stay. Approximate Retail
Value (“ARV”): $4,000
Apple Vacations offers round-trip charter air to Riviera Maya, Mexico only from the following gateway cities:
Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dallas-Fort Worth,
TX; Detroit, MI; Lansing, MI; Milwaukee, WI; Minneapolis, MN; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Rockford,
IL; St Louis, IL. Departures from some airports listed may be seasonal and subject to change. If winner
does not live in a city where Apple Vacations charter flights operate, then any cost to get to a charter
gateway city is at the sole expense of the winner. Winner must complete the trip before June 1, 2018
or prize will be forfeited. All travelers must travel on same itinerary and stay in the same room. Winner
cannot book trip more than (60) days prior to departure. Trips do not include any special promotions, and
there are no room upgrades. All vacations are approved on a promotional basis, and are subject to
availability and blackout dates. Travel dates are final and will not be extended. Travel is not permitted
during holiday periods, including both five (5) days prior and after holidays. Travel must be round trip.
Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be
made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Tickets are non-transferable and cannot be
exchanged for cash. Apple Vacations reserves the right to substitute the vacation with another of equal
value, equal Apple rating or within the same hotel chain should any unforeseen circumstance occur. Hotel
to be determined by Apple Vacations. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official
Rules, and those set forth by Apple Vacation’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket
contract. Sponsor or Apple Vacations is not responsible if any scheduled event is delayed, postponed or
cancelled for any reason and winner will not be reimbursed. Tickets may be subject to issuer’s standard
rain-check policies and procedures. All departure/immigration taxes, insurance, and fuel surcharges
(approximately $350 – $415 USD per person, subject to change) must be paid by winner to Apple Vacations
prior to departure. All taxes, insurance, additional expenses (such as optional excursions, spa treatments,
phone calls, souvenirs), or any expenses, travel, and other costs not expressly stated in the prize
description above, are the sole responsibility of winner. Travel companion must execute liability/publicity
releases prior to issuance of prize documents. Winner and travel companions are solely responsible
for obtaining valid passports and any other documents necessary for international travel. Travel
restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, vouchers or certificates
will not be replaced. By accepting ticket prize, winner agrees to abide by any terms, conditions and
restrictions provided by the ticket. Sponsor is not responsible if winner does not use ticket on day of event.
The ARV of travel may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination.
Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. Odds of winning the
Sweepstakes Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.
Instant Win Game Prizes:
For residents of the fifty (50) United States and Puerto Rico, excluding New York:
UP TO TWENTY-TWO (22) FIRST PRIZES: $500 Banana Republic Factory/Gap Factory/Outlet
digital promotional code. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $500. Approximate odds of receiving
a First Prize: 1:2,196.455.
UP TO THREE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED TWENTY (3,220) SECOND PRIZES: $100 Banana
Republic Factory/Gap Factory/Outlet digital promotional code. ARV: $100. Approximate odds of
receiving a Second Prize: 1:15.00683.
UP TO FORY FIVE THOUSAND EIGHTY (45,080) THIRD PRIZES: $25 Banana Republic
Factory/Gap Factory/Outlet digital promotional code. ARV: $25. Approximate odds of receiving a
Third Prize: 1:1.071917.
TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND
PUERTO RICO, EXCLUDING NEW YORK: $1,460,000.
For residents of New York only:
UP TO TWO (2) FIRST PRIZES: $500 Banana Republic Factory/Gap Factory/Outlet digital
promotional code. ARV: $500. Approximate odds of receiving a First Prize: 1:2,101.
UP TO TWO HUNDRED EIGHTY (280) SECOND PRIZES: $100 Banana Republic Factory/Gap
Factory/Outlet digital promotional code. ARV: $100. Approximate odds of receiving a Second
UP TO THREE THOUSAND NINE HUNDERD TWENTY (3,920) THIRD PRIZES: $25 Banana
Republic Factory/Gap Factory/Outlet digital promotional code. ARV: $25. Approximate odds of
receiving a Third Prize: 1:1.071939.
TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES OPEN TO NY RESIDENTS: $127,000.
For All Shop Card Prizes: Shop card prizes valid from May 19, 2017 through June 18, 2017 at Banana
Republic Factory stores or Gap Factory/Outlet stores in the U.S. & Puerto Rico only. Not valid at other Gap
Inc. brand stores, online, outside the U.S., or at our Clearance Centers. Excludes gift cards and taxes. One
time use only. Coupon has no cash value. Limit one (1) coupon per customer per transaction. Cannot be
combined with other offers or coupons, including Gap Inc. employee discount. Coupon must be presented
at time of purchase in store. If you return some or all merchandise purchased with coupon, dollar value of
coupon will not be refunded or credited back. Not responsible for lost or stolen coupons. Cannot be applied
to previous purchases or used as payment on a Gap family brand credit card. Offer is not transferable and
not for resale. Not responsible for lost or stolen coupons. If value of purchase is less than the value of the
shop card, the unused balance will be forfeited. Call Banana Republic Factory’s Customer Service Center
at 1-844-273-7746, or Gap Factory/Outlet’s Customer Service Center at 1-844-437-6654 respectively with
The odds of winning an Instant Win Prize listed above are based on the number of Instant Win Game
prizes/Offers available as of the beginning of the Promotion Period. The odds of winning are based on all
game plays over the entire Promotion Period, so the number of prizes awarded per game play per prize
pool may vary. The maximum number of Instant Win Game prizes/Offers is based on forty-eight thousand
three hundred twenty-two (48,322) official game plays for the United States, excluding New York, and
Puerto Rico prize pool; the maximum number of Instant Win Game prizes/Offers is based on four thousand
two hundred two (4,202) official game plays for the New York prize pool; fewer than the stated number
prizes for each prize pool may be awarded if there are fewer than the stated number of game plays during
the Promotion Period. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prizes permitted, except
by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with cash or another prize of
comparable or greater value. Winners are responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes and fees
associated with prize receipt and/or use. Prizes will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee,
either express or implied offered by Sponsor. Limit: One (1) Instant Win Game prize per person.
For All Prizes: No cash equivalent and all prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made
except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize
for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners
are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.
9. Release: By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor,
HelloWorld, Inc., and any promotional partners, each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliate, and related
companies, and each of its and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents
(collectively the “Released Parties”) from and against any losses, damages, rights, claim, or cause
of action of any kind arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in the
Sweepstakes or Instant Win Game, or resulting directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession,
use, or misuse of any prize awarded in connection with the Sweepstakes or Instant Win Game,
including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage, as well as claims based
on publicity rights, defamation, and/or invasion of privacy.
10. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes winner’s consent to
Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown
and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
11. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, 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 or Instant Win Game, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In
such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries or
plays 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 Instant Win Game 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 or the Instant Win Game 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.
12. 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 Promotion; (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 Promotion; (4) technical or human
error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) 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 Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s
entry or play is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted,
entrant’s sole remedy is another Sweepstakes entry or Instant Win Game play, if 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 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.
13. Disputes: Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or
connected with this Promotion or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any
form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
(Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (ii) any
and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs
associated with entering this Instant Win Game but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no
circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim
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. SOME
JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. 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 Promotion, shall be governed by, and
construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law
or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the
application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.
14. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to the HelloWorld
15. Winner List: For a winner list, visit http://bit.ly/2pwQt8G.The winner list will be posted after winner
confirmation is complete.
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