Tripadvisor – Mount Gay Rum Getaway To Give Back – Win one Sea Bag x Mount Gay Rum Tote Bag

Mount Gay® Rum Getaway to Give Back Sweepstakes.
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Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW OR REGULATION. ENTRANT MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. By entering this Sweepstakes, you are providing your information to the Sponsor, Administrator, and Prize Supplier (Remy Cointreau USA, Inc.), and it will only be used in accordance with the respective privacy policies (see Rule #12).
1. Eligibility: The “Mount Gay Rum Getaway to Give Back” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry, (the “Entrant”). Employees, officers, directors, and agents of TripAdvisor LLC (“Sponsor” or “TripAdvisor”), Cohen-Friedberg Associates, LLC, (“Administrator”),  and RÉMY COINTREAU USA, INC. (“Mount Gay”), and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliate companies and advertising and promotion agencies, wholesale distributors, distributors or retailers of alcohol beverage products, and retail licensees (collectively, “Released Parties”), as well as the immediate family (spouse, and parents, siblings, and children and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each such employee, whether or not related, are not eligible.  Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, and regulations. Void where prohibited.
2. Sponsor and Administrator: Sponsor: TripAdvisor LLC, 400 1st Avenue, Needham, MA 02494. Administrator: COHEN-FRIEDBERG ASSOCIATES, LLC, Framingham, MA 01702
3. Agreement to Official Rules: Participation constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and legally binding in all respects. 
A. Timing: Sweepstakes begins Monday, November 1, 2021 at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends Friday, December 31, 2021 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Sponsor’s designated computer server is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. 
B. Winner Selection and Notification: There will be one (1) drawing to award twenty-nine (29) prizes (each a “Prize”). The potential winners will be randomly selected by the Sponsor from all eligible entries submitted in a random drawing taking place on or about Wednesday, January 5, 2022. Winner will be notified by email using the contact information provided at the time of entry. Sponsor shall have no liability for any notification that is lost, intercepted or not received for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within seven (7) calendar days of the first notification attempt, or if the prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, such potential winner will forfeit Prize and an alternate potential winner may be selected from the relevant drawing. If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a Prize for any reason, such potential winner will be disqualified and at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate potential winner may be selected from the relevant drawing.
5. Prizes/Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”)/Odds of winning:
COVID19/Pandemic TRAVEL NOTE:  Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions. If the Grand Prize is cancelled due to Pandemic or other health related causes, and at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, ARV in cash will be awarded.
One (1) Grand Prize: Five (5) Day/Four (4) Nights’ Trip for Two (2) to Barbados. Prize includes the following:

Two (2) Coach Roundtrip Airline Tickets from the International Airport located closest to winner’s legal United States residence to Bridgetown, Barbados. 

Five (5) days, four (4) nights’ accommodation (one (1) standard double occupancy hotel room) at a hotel on the Island of Barbados. 

Transportation for two (2) between the Barbados airport and the hotel. 

Transportation for two (2) between the hotel and selected event venues as determined by the Sponsor at its sole discretion. 

Tour for two (2) of the Mount Gay Rum Distillery.

One (1) Mount Gay Rum Dining Experience for two (2) at On-Premise Account.

One (1) 4ocean Cleanup Expedition for two (2).

Two (2) Sea Bag x Mount Gay Rum Tote Bags, inclusive of 4ocean swag.

ARV of the above Prize is $7,400
Three (3) Second Prizes: Five (5) day/Four (4) Nights’ Trip for two (2) a U.S. Coastal Region (Boston, Miami or Los Angeles, as determined by random drawing). Each prize includes the following:

Two (2) Coach Roundtrip Airline Tickets from the Airport located closest to winner’s legal United States residence to the prize city destination. 

Five (5) days, four (4) nights’ accommodation (one (1) standard double occupancy hotel room). 

Ground transportation (awarded via check to the winner) 

Food Allowance (awarded via check to the winner)

Spending Money (awarded via check to the winner)

One (1) Mount Gay Rum Dining Experience for two (2) at On-Premise Account.

One (1) 4ocean Cleanup Expedition for two (2).

Two (2) Sea Bag x Mount Gay Rum Tote Bags. Inclusive of 4ocean swag.

ARV of each Prize is $8,000
Twenty-Five (25) Third Prizes: Each Winner will receive one (1) Sea Bag x Mount Gay Rum Tote Bag, inclusive of 4ocean swag. ARV $ $318 each
Total ARV of all prizes in this Sweepstakes is $39,350
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. 

Winner will coordinate with the designated travel agent or Sponsor representative to organize the travel package. Winner’s travel companion must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of departure. Prize is provided on an “as is” basis, without any warranty of any kind. Prize is non-transferable. Prize may not be redeemed for cash except at Sponsor’s option. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize (or portion thereof) of equal or greater value if the advertised prize (or portion thereof) becomes unavailable.

Accommodation and air transportation are all subject to availability. Winner and his/her guest must travel on the same itinerary and on the same dates.  Travel must be roundtrip.  

Air transportation shall be by coach class roundtrip from a major gateway to the location of the Prize, and all such travel arrangements will be made by a designated representative of Sponsor whose decisions regarding the itinerary are final and binding. Selection of airline and airport shall be at the discretion of Sponsor or any other provider of any portion of the Prize.  Prize winner and his/her travel companion must have valid travel documents to fly and to check in to a hotel (e.g., government issued I.D., passport, major credit card, etc.) along with any other travel requirements in order to travel prior to departure, and failure to do so may result in forfeiture of Prize.  Winner and his/her travel companion are solely responsible for satisfying all legally required conditions of travel.  Sponsor is not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation or delay or any weather or airline issues that prevent the Prize winner and his/her travel companion, if applicable, from traveling, in which event any missed portion of the Prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided.   

All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the Prize package description above, including but not limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facilities charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the sole responsibility of the Winner. No alcohol is awarded with any prize. 

Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, undeliverable, returned, refused or stolen Prizes.  Winner is responsible for any and all applicable local, state, and/or federal taxes.  Actual value may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value.    

6. How to Enter: 
Enter via Sponsor’s Sweepstakes Page: 
Visit during the Sweepstakes Period and complete all the required information on the registration form, agree to the Official Rules and submit. 
LIMIT: You may enter one (1) time during the Sweepstakes Entry Period per person.
By entering via your wireless mobile device (only available via participating wireless carriers), data rates may apply for each message sent or received from your handset according to the terms and conditions of your service agreement with your wireless carrier. Other charges may apply (such as normal airtime and carrier charges as well as charges for wireless Internet access) and may appear on your mobile phone bill or be deducted from your prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers’ rate plans may vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for more information on messaging rate plans and charges relating to your participation in the Sweepstakes. Mobile device service may not be available in all areas. Check your phone’s capabilities for specific instructions. Sponsor is not responsible for any charges.
7. Winner Requirements: Acceptance of Prize shall constitute Winner’s agreement and consent to Sponsor’s and its designees’ use of Winner’s name, city, state, likeness, photo, avatar, and/or prize information in connection with this Sweepstakes for promotional, advertising or other purposes, in any manner, worldwide, royalty-free, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law.  
The Prize Winner and his/her guest, will be required to sign and return properly executed documents issued by the Administrator (a) an Affidavit of Eligibility; (b) an Agreement of Publicity (granting Sponsor and its designees, including without limitation Prize Suppliers, the right to use the name and image of the Winner for advertising and promotion purposes, unless prohibited by law); (c) a liability release; and (d) a form W-9, Taxpayer Request for Identification, to the Administrator within seven (7) calendar days of attempted notification as a prerequisite for receiving the Prize.
8. Drawing: 
A random drawing will be conducted on or about Wednesday, January 5, 2022 by the Sponsor from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. 
9.  Release of Liability / Conditions of Participation. 
A. Transmission of Information. Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes; (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 this Sweepstakes; (4) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of this Sweepstakes, the uploading, the processing or random selection of entries, the announcement of the Prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; (5) late, lost, garbled, misdirected, inaccurate, incorrect, undeliverable, damaged or stolen entries or; (6) costs associated with claiming or redeeming the prizes; nor (7) loss or damages resulting from an entrant’s connection to the internet via any of the websites contained herein. Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect, mis-transcribed, misdirected or undeliverable entries, E-mail transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, or for any technical problems of any kind, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof.  Sponsor assumes no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, inaccurate or damaged entries, or undeliverable E-mails resulting from any form of active or passive E-mail filtering by a user’s Internet service provider and/or E-mail client or for insufficient space in user’s E-mail account to receive E-mail.  Sponsor does not accept responsibility for any damage (whether material or non-material) caused to Entrants, to their computer equipment or to data which is stored on them, or to their personal, professional or commercial activities. Proof of submitting entries will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor or Administrator. 
            B. Reservation of Rights. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify this Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of this Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If terminated, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, determine winner from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of such action or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor.  Administrator, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated entries. The preceding in no way precludes Sponsor from taking other actions against such individuals so as to protect its rights. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules in a given circumstance does not constitute the waiver of such provision. 
             C. Release and Indemnity. By participating, Entrant indemnifies, releases and agrees to hold harmless the Released Parties, their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, and other entities involved in the development / production / administration of the Sweepstakes, and the directors, officers, agents, representatives, shareholders, employees, successors and assigns of any of the above organizations, from any and all liability for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including without limitation, property damage, personal injury (including emotional distress), and/or death, arising from participating in the Sweepstakes, any Sweepstakes-related activity and/or acceptance, receipt, possession or use/misuse of any prize and for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.  
10. FORCE MAJEURE.  If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes (or any part thereof) is not capable of running as planned by reason of computer virus, bug, system malfunction, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, fire, flood, storm or other natural cataclysm, riot, strike, civil commotion, pandemic, governmental regulation or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which, in its sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes (or any part thereof), Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and conduct the Sweepstakes selecting the prize winner for affected Sweepstakes Period drawing from among all eligible entries received for such affected Sweepstakes Period drawing prior to the action taken by Sponsor or otherwise in a manner which is fair, equitable and in accordance with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.    
11. DISPUTE RESOLUTION/GOVERNING LAW. To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree that: (a) any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Official Rules or this Sweepstakes shall be filed exclusively in the federal or state courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action; (b) any such action shall be resolved individually, NOT as part of a class action; (c) any claims/judgments/awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in Entrant’s entry into the Sweepstakes (if any), but NOT attorneys’ fees, special damages, punitive damages, or consequential damages of any kind (including lost wages). These Official Rules and this Sweepstakes shall be governed by the internal, substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to principles of choice of laws/conflict of laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or of any other jurisdiction. 
12. Use of Data. Entrant’s Personal Information: Sponsor, Administrator, and Mount Gay, will be collecting personal data about Entrants online, in accordance with their respective privacy policies. Please review Sponsor’s privacy policy at, Administrator’s privacy policy at, and the RÉMY COINTREAU USA, INC. privacy policy at By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants hereby agree to the collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s, Administrator’s, and Remy Cointreau USA, Inc. privacy policies.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, all Entrants acknowledge that if they are chosen as a Winner, certain of their personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties, including, without limitation, on a winner’s list. All personal information submitted as part of the Sweepstakes may be shared by and between the Released Parties and their affiliates and partners, and such affiliates and partners will use disclosed personally identifying information in accordance with their respective online privacy policies.
The Sweepstakes may be held, hosted, or promoted on social media platforms including but not limited to Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and any of its affiliated sites (The “Media Platforms”). By participating in the Sweepstakes, you hereby agree to adhere to the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and any other terms governing access to the Media Platforms, their servers, or their content. Sweepstakes is not sponsored or endorsed by the Media Platforms. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of Prize constitute permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. 
13.  Winners List: For the name of the Winners (available after 1/24/22), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Mount Gay Rum Getaway to Give Back Winner, PO Box 2312, Framingham, MA 01703-2312, for receipt by 1/31/22.  
The use of any prize manufacturer/supplier, name or trademark in connection with any of the Prizes is solely for the purpose of describing such Prize and is not intended to suggest any affiliation or sponsorship.
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