Cruise Critic – 7-night Cruise On The Newly-Amplified Oasis Of The Seas – Win a seven (7) night Cruise for up to four (4) on the May 10 2020 sailing of Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas in one (1) balcony cabin
Win a 7-Night Cruise on the Newly-Amplified Oasis of the Seas: Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1. Eligibility. The Win a 7-Night Cruise on the Newly-Amplified Oasis of the Seas Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) is open only to
legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are twenty-one (21) or older at the
time of entry. Employees of Sponsors (defined below) and each of their respective related companies, 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 federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.
2. Sponsors. Independent Traveler Inc. d/b/a Cruise Critic, 200 Princeton South Corporate Center, Suite
330, Ewing, NJ 08628, and Royal Caribbean International, 1050 Caribbean Way, Miami, FL, 33032,
3. Agreement to Official Rules. Participation in the Promotion constitutes your full and unconditional
agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsors, which are final and binding. Winning a
prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein in a timely manner. Your entrance
into the Sweepstakes constitutes (a) your agreement to these Official Rules and (b) consent to receive
email correspondence from Sponsor and their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates.
4. Entry Period. The Promotion begins on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time (“ET”)
and ends on Sunday, March 15, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Entry Period”). Entries received prior to or after the
Entry Period will be disqualified.
5. Entry. During the Entry Period, sign in and fill out the entry form for free on the Sail-Away
Giveaway main page
https://www.cruisecritic.com/contest/RCI-In-House-Sweeps-March2020/ on www.cruisecritic.com. Limit: you may enter only once per day.
6. Selection of Potential Winner. On or about Monday, March 16, 2020, one (1) potential Grand Prize
winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Potential winner will be notified
by email. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days of the first attempt to contact him/her,
Sponsors will select an alternate potential winner in his/her place from among all remaining eligible entries.
7. Requirements of Potential Winner. Except where prohibited, the potential Grand Prize
Winner must complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (the
“Affidavit/Release”) within ten (10) days of being notified. If a potential winner fails to sign and
return the Affidavit/Release (or fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question) within the
required time period, if notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if Sponsors
determine in their sole discretion that the potential winner is ineligible, an alternate entrant
will be selected in his/her place. Winner may be required to provide social security number for
tax reporting purposes. Travel companion must sign and return a liability/publicity release prior
to travel. If travel companion is a minor, the winner must be his/her parent or legal guardian.
Unless prohibited by law, acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsors to use
winner’s name, picture, likeness, address (city and state), and biographical information for
advertising and publicity purposes, worldwide, without further compensation.
8. Grand Prize. One (1) winner will receive a seven (7) night Cruise for up to four (4) on the
May 10, 2020 sailing of Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas in one (1) balcony cabin. Prize does not include airfare,
government taxes and fees, non-commissionable fares, fuel supplement surcharges, gratuities, ground transportation,
shore excursions, bar charges, restaurant cover charges and other personal expenditures, transfers, and onboard personal
purchases. Cruise must be booked no later than 30 days prior to sailing.
The winner must be 21 years of age. Winner and travel companion must travel on the same itinerary and are responsible
for all necessary travel documents, including, but not limited to, passports and visas. Unless child of winner, travel
companion must be 18 years of age or older as of the date of departure.
Approximate retail value is: $3,600. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
9. General Conditions. In the event that the operation, security or administration of the
Promotion is impaired in any way for any reason, Sponsors may, in their sole discretion,
suspend, modify and/or cancel the Promotion. Prize subject to availability. A prize may not be
assigned or transferred and must be accepted as awarded. You may not request cash or a
substitute prize; however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of
equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason, as determined by Sponsor in
its sole discretion. Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual
they find to be tampering with the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of
these Official Rules or in a disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the
operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an
attempt be made, Sponsors reserve the right to seek damages from any such person to the
fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsors’ failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules
shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. In the event of a dispute as to any
entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter 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. In the event
that an entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or destroyed, entrant’s sole
remedy shall be another entry into the Promotion. If any provision of these Official Rules is held
to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall
10. Release and Limitation of Liability. By participating in the Promotion, you agree to release
and hold harmless Sponsors, their respective parent and related companies, and each such
company’s respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, the “Released
Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the
Promotion or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human
intervention in the Promotion; (b) technical or printing errors; (c) lost, late, postage-due,
misdirected or undeliverable mail or email; (d) errors in the administration of the Promotion or
the processing of entries; or (e) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused,
directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from your participation in the Promotion or receipt or
use of any prize. You further agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will
be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Promotion, and in no event shall the
Released Parties be liable for attorneys’ fees.
11. Disputes. Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of
action arising out of the Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without
resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State
of New York. All issues and questions concerning these Official Rules, your rights and
obligations, or Sponsors’ rights and obligations shall be governed by the laws of the State of
New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.
12. Privacy. All information submitted to the Sponsors as part of this Promotion will be treated in accordance with the Sponsors’
By participating in the Sweepstakes, you hereby agree to adhere to Facebook’s, Twitter’s, and Instagram’s Terms of
Sweepstakes not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
13. Winners List. For the results, visit
The winner’s announcement will be available at this URL once Grand Prize Winner is confirmed.