Hotelscom – Tax Write-Off – Win a Hotelscom credit valued at $2000 as well as a VISA e-gift card valued at $741 to be used towards future travel on Hotelscom

Official Rules for Hotels.com Tax Write-Off
No Purchase Necessary. A Purchase Will Not Increase Your Chances of Winning.
 
Eligibility: The sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States who are at least eighteen (18) years old. Employees of Hotels.com, L.P. (“Sponsor”), as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of those employees, are not eligible to enter.
 
Entry Period: The entry period begins on Wednesday March 31 at 8 a.m. ET, and ends at Thursday, April 15 at 5 p.m. ET (“Entry Period”). Entries submitted before or after the Entry Period will not be eligible. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the sweepstakes.
 
How to Enter: Fill out entry form by visiting https://www.hotels.com/writeoff2020. There is a limit of one (1) entry per entrant during Entry Period. The use of an agency or any automated system to enter is strictly prohibited, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries received through such methods, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. By entering, you indicate your full agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions regarding the sweepstakes, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements in these Official Rules.
 
Sponsor’s Rights to Entries: You do not transfer ownership of your entry by entering the Sweepstakes. However, by entering, you grant Sponsor, its agents, licensees, and assigns an irrevocable, perpetual (non-exclusive) right and permission to reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works of, exhibit, and otherwise use your entry as-is or as-edited (with or without using your name) in any media throughout the world for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional review, compensation, or approval from you.
 
Selection: On April 16, 2021, Sponsor will randomly select up to ten (10) winners to receive a Hotels.com credit valued at $2,000 as well as a VISA e-gift card valued at $741 to be used towards future travel on Hotels.com. Sponsor will send an email message to the potential winner’s email address stated on the entry submission with instructions on how to claim the prize. All potential prize winners must execute and return to Sponsor a declaration of eligibility, a liability release (which releases Sponsor, its respective parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability in connection with this Sweepstakes and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof) and a publicity release within ten (10) days of date of issuance. If a potential Prize winner fails to return the properly executed Sweepstakes documents within the specified time; (c) cannot accept (or is unwilling to accept) the Prize (as awarded) for any reason; and/or (d) is determined to be in violation of these Official Rules (all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries submitted and received during the applicable Entry Period (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected potential Prize winner). Such newly selected potential winner will be notified by email within three (3) business days of the drawing, using the contact details provided by that person when entering the Sweepstakes. Only three (3) alternate entrants will be contacted for the prize. Except where prohibited, potential winner may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release. Unclaimed prizes may not be awarded.
 
 
Prizes: Up to ten (10) winners will receive a $2,000 Hotels.com gift card and a $741 VISA e-gift card. Any prize details not specified above will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. A prize may not be transferred and must be accepted as awarded. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes or prize components. 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. The prize is subject to and a winner must abide by the Sponsor’s and hotel’s booking terms and conditions which are available on the site. Total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of all prizes is $27,410.
 
General Conditions: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes; or (b) award the prizes according to the criteria set forth above from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and seek damages from any individual who tampers with the operation of the Sweepstakes, violates these Official Rules, or acts in a disruptive or unsportsmanlike manner. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Proof of sending any communication to Sponsor by mail shall not be deemed proof of receipt of that communication by Sponsor. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, provincial, state, and local laws and regulations and is void in where prohibited.
 
Release and Limitations of Liability: Except where prohibited, by entering, you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, their parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (g) injury or damage to persons or property. You further agree that in any cause of action, in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. You waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
 
Collection and Use of Your Personal Information:
Hotels.com may collect and process your personal information directly or through our agents or contractors. We will use your personal information as necessary in order to conduct and manage the Sweepstakes, and, where we have a lawful basis to do so, to send marketing communications to you. We may disclose your personal information to our related companies, agents, and contractors to assist in conducting and managing this offer, communicating with you, or storing data. This may include disclosures to organizations outside the United States.

Please see our Privacy Statement (Privacy Statement) for more information about how we process your personal information and how you can exercise your rights.
 
Disputes: Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Texas. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Texas or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Texas.
 
Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Hotels.com, L.P., 5400 LBJ Freeway, Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75240.
 
Results: To request a winners list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Administrator, Hotels.com Tax Write-Off, 5400 LBJ Freeway Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75240. Requests must be received within four (4) weeks of the end of the Sweepstakes Period.