Pricess Cruise – Ocean Medallion Class – Win 1 of 8 prizes of 4-day Cruises to Grand Turk for 2 valued up to $1,700USD each
PRINCESS CRUISES® OCEAN MEDALLION CLASS SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THE 2017 PRINCESS CRUISES® OCEAN MEDALLION CLASS SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”) IS GOVERNED BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS STATED HEREIN. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC) ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY U.S. LAW. DO NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE AND LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES OR CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC) AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENT OF 50 UNITED STATES, D.C., AND CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC), 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHO ENTER FROM WITHIN THE 50 UNITED STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, OR CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC).
Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding Quebec), who have reached 21 years of age or older, who are located in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Canada (excluding Quebec) all as of time of entry. Void in Quebec and where prohibited. All employees, contractors, directors, and officers of Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd. (“Sponsor”), its advertising and promotion agencies, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Optimedia, Allied Integrating Marketing, and each of their respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, or agents (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”) and their immediate families (defined as spouse, child, sibling, or parent, grandparent, and their respective spouse) or household members are not eligible to enter or win. Sponsor reserves the right to verify eligibility qualifications of winners. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, and local laws.
Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins on January 3, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on August 31, 2017 at 11:59:59 PM PT (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes Period consists of eight (8) entry periods (each an “Entry Period”). All Sweepstakes entries for each Entry Period must be received by the respective End Date. You must enter by the end date of the Entry Period drawing in order to be eligible for that drawing.
Monthly Entry Period
Approximate Drawing Date
1/3/17 at 12:00:00 AM PT 1/31/17 at 11:59:59 PM PT 2/15/17
2/1/17 at 12:00:00 AM PT 2/28/17 at 11:59:59 PM PT 3/15/17
3/1/17 at 12:00:00 AM PT 3/31/17 at 11:59:59 PM PT 4/15/17
4/1/17 at 12:00:00 AM PT 4/30/17 at 11:59:59 PM PT 5/15/17
5/1/17 at 12:00:00 AM PT 5/31/17 at 11:59:59 PM PT 6/15/17
6/1/17 at 12:00:00 AM PT 6/30/17 at 11:59:59 PM PT 7/15/17
7/1/17 at 12:00:00 AM PT 7/31/17 at 11:59:59 PM PT 8/15/17
8/1/17 at 12:00:00 AM PT 8/31/17 at 11:59:59 PM PT 9/15/17
How To Enter: During each Entry Period, eligible entrants (“Entrants”) can enter the Sweepstakes by accessing the Princess Cruises website located at princess.com/sweeps (the “Website”) and completing the electronic entry form by submitting Entrant’s first and last name, email address, birthdate and such other information as Sponsor may require. Complete the foregoing steps to receive one (1) entry into the corresponding Entry Period. Entries must contain all information requested and comply with all any applicable restrictions or requirements set forth herein to be valid. Entries must be submitted prior to the Entry Period end date to be eligible for that Entry Period’s Drawing. Entrants must agree to these Official Rules to receive an entry into any Entry Period.
Grand Prize Winner Selection: At the completion of each Entry Period, on or about the Drawing Date listed above for each Entry Period, at 24305 Town Center Drive, Santa Clarita, CA 91355, the Sponsor will select one (1) potential grand prize winner in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during such Entry Period. There will be one (1) Grand Prize Winner (as defined below) for each Entry Period, for a total of eight (8) Grand Prize Winners (the “Grand Prize Winners” or “Winners”). Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received prior to the Drawing Date for the corresponding drawing. Non-winning qualifying entrants from one drawing will roll into subsequent drawings, if any. Before being declared a winner, a potential Canadian winner must first correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a timed mathematical skill-testing question. The skill-testing question will be administered by mail or email or phone. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to void all Entries made through any script, macro, robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar duplication method. Any attempt by the Entrant and/or his or her respective family/friends to enter more than the number of times authorized herein, using multiple names and/or email addresses, and/or systematic entering from the same IP address, and/or any other fraudulent mechanism, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, shall give the Sponsor the right to disqualify the Entrant or entries in Sponsor’s reasonable discretion. The Grand Prize Winner of each Entry Period will be notified within two (2) weeks of Drawing Date for each respective Entry Period. If any prize correspondence (including e-mail) is returned as non-deliverable, prize may be forfeited. Sponsor is not responsible for any change in Entrant’s email address, mailing address, phone number or any other contact information. Winners are subject to verification, including verification of age. Winners will be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit/Declaration of Eligibility/Liability Release, and, where lawful, a Publicity Release within five (5) business days of attempted notification or prize may be forfeited. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.
Grand Prize: Eight (8) verified Grand Prize Winners will each receive:
One (1) 4-day Getaway to Grand Turk (embarking and disembarking from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida) for the Winner and one (1) Cruise Guest, sharing accommodations of one (1) double occupancy balcony stateroom (“Grand Turk Cruise”) on board the Regal Princess sailing on November 15-19, 2017. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each Grand Turk Cruise: Up to $1,700.00 USD/$2,272.55 CAD.
TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM THE POINT OF EMBARKMENT/DISEMBARKMENT FOR EITHER CRUISE IS NOT INCLUDED. All prize details not specified in the Official Rules will be determined in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.
Cruise includes all regular onboard meals and entertainment, applicable government fees and taxes for Cruise only. Cruise must be completed by November 15, 2018 or prize will be forfeited. All ground and air transportation, shore excursions fees, discretionary hotel and dining charges, meals in alternate dining venues, alcoholic beverages, boutique purchases, and any other incidental costs or other expenses not specifically set forth herein are the sole responsibility of Winners. All reservations and cruise arrangements including, without limitation, the dates and times are at the sole discretion of Sponsor. All Cruises must be taken during the time period specified; no alternative cruise dates are available or Grand Prize will be forfeited. All prize details are subject to availability and restrictions such as blackout dates including holidays (e.g. November 22-26, 2017 and December 20-31, 2017). Cruise Guests must be 21 years of age or older as of the date of departure unless the companion is the child of a Winner. Minors must be accompanied at all times during trip (including, but not limited to, in-flight, hotel stay, cruise activities, and all other prize-related events) by minor’s parent or legal guardian. Winners and Cruise Guests must cruise on same itinerary. Cruise Guests must (or a Cruise Guest’s parent or legal guardian if a Cruise Guest is an eligible minor in his/her state/province/jurisdiction of residence) sign and return a cruise/publicity release before any ticketing of cruise occurs. The Winners and Cruise Guests must have all necessary identification and/or cruise documents (including but not limited to a valid passport, visa (if applicable) and all other necessary travel documents) required for Cruise. Cruise is subject to the terms and conditions of the Princess passage contract. As set forth in more detail in the passage contract, Princess reserves the right to refuse to embark any Winner or Cruise Guest, at any time if, in the sole opinion of Princess, a Winner or Cruise Guest, or any minor or other person in a Winner or Cruise Guest’s care during the cruise, are unfit for any reason for the Cruise. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by Cruise operators or any other persons providing any Grand Prize-related services or accommodations. Winners and Cruise Guests are also responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. Lost, stolen or damaged Cruise tickets, travel vouchers or certificates will not be replaced or exchanged.
Any difference between stated approximate retail value and actual value of prize will not be awarded. TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES: up to $13,600 USD/$18,195 CAD.
General Conditions: Prizes are non-transferable and no cash equivalent or substitution of prize is offered, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. If prizes, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with another prize of equal or greater value. Prizes will only be awarded to addresses within the United States. Winners will be solely responsible for all applicable Federal, State, and local taxes connected with receipt of prize, the use and enjoyment of prize, or any other connection with this Sweepstakes unless otherwise required by law or unless this requirement is waived by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Winners may be required to provide Sponsor with a valid social security number or tax identification number before the prize will be awarded for tax reporting purposes. Any Winners from the United States will receive IRS Form 1099 for the ARV of prize. Canadian Winners may be subject to withholding taxes and Canadian residents are responsible for the reporting and payment of any income tax. As a condition of accepting the prize, Winners agree to furnish any requested information needed for tax reporting.
By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants understand and agree (and agree to confirm in writing): (a) to abide to these Official Rules which are final and binding and the decisions of Sponsor with respect to all aspects of the Sweepstakes, which are final, (b) to accept the prize as awarded, with substitution, and to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, advertising and promoting agencies, any other party associated with the development or administration of this Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Releasees”) from and against any and all liability whatsoever, including without limitation legal claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages, demands or actions of any kind (including without limitation personal injuries, death, damages, loss or destruction of property rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light) in connection with this Sweepstakes or with the announcement, acceptance, ownership, or use or misuse of prize (including but not limited to any travel related thereto) and/or use of the Entry, or other errors in these terms and conditions, and (c) except where legally prohibited, by accepting the prize, Winners agree to the use of their names, photographs, likenesses, voices, images and biographical information and statements for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation, in perpetuity, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the Internet and World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval by the Sponsor and those acting under Sponsor’s authority. Releasees are not responsible for loss, damage, or claims resulting from the Sweepstakes. Entrants or Winners will be disqualified for any attempt to tamper with any aspect of the Sweepstakes, or circumvent these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to remedy any such action, disruption, or circumvention in a manner, determined solely by Sponsor that is fair and equitable to Sweepstakes entrants. Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, disqualify any individual who tampers with any entry or with the operation of the Sweepstakes, who acts in violation of these Rules or otherwise in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or who displays any intent to threaten, abuse or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void, modify, terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should fraud or any unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes. BY ACCEPTING PRIZE, WINNERS ACCEPT (AGREE TO CONFIRM IN WRITING) THE INHERENTLY DANGEROUS NATURE AND RISK IN LAND AND SEA TRAVEL, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR DEATH, ACKNOWLEDGE THAT HIS/HER PARTICIPATION IN THE PRIZE EVENT IS VOLUNTARY, ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THERE ARE NATURAL FACTORS AND OCCURRENCES WHICH MAY IMPACT ON OR AFFECT THE SAFETY OF THE ACTIVITIES HE/SHE IS PARTICIPATING IN AND HE/SHE ASSUME THE RISK OF SUCH FACTORS AND OCCURRENCES AND AGREE THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, RELEASEES SHALL NOT BE IN ANY WAY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RESULTING INJURY AND/OR DEATH. If any provision of the Official Rules or the application of any such provision to any person or circumstance shall be declared to be invalid, unenforceable or void, such decision shall not have the effect of invalidating or voiding the remainder of the Official Rules, it being the intent and agreement of the parties that the Official Rules shall be deemed amended by modifying such provision to the extent necessary to render it valid, legal and enforceable while preserving its intent or, if such modification is not possible, by substituting therefore another provision that is valid, legal and enforceable so as to give effect to Sponsor’s intent. Nothing in these Official Rules shall in any way limit or exclude liability for or in connection with (a) fraud, or (b) death or personal injury caused by negligence.
Entrants further understand and agree that all rights under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California (“Section 1542”) and any similar law of any state or territory of the United States that may be applicable with respect to the foregoing release are hereby expressly and forever waived. Entrants acknowledge that Section 1542 provides that: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.” The releases hereunder are intended to apply to all claims not known or suspected to exist with the intent of waiving the effect of laws requiring the intent to release future unknown claims.
Disputes: As a condition of participating, participants agree (and agree to confirm in writing), to the extent permitted by law: (a) to release Releasees from any and all liability, loss or damage incurred with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of any prize, including any travel related thereto, (b) that under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (c) all 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 (d) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California for any disputes involving a resident of the United States and/or Canada, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. By entering, participants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts for Los Angeles County, California.
Publicity: By accepting the prize, where permitted by law, Winners grant to Sponsor the right of publicity, including the right to use and publish Winners’ name, portrait, picture, voice and likeness for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without additional consideration, notification, review or approval. Winners’ names may also be posted in Internet/social media.
Names of Winners: For winners’ first name and surname initial, city & state/province, visit http://www.princess.com/contest-winners/. Requests must be received by 10/15/17.
Sponsor: Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd. and Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd. (Corp.), 24305 Town Center Drive, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.