Prize Rules & Regulations
“Tropical Getaway” Contest commences at 10:00 a.m. EST on October 21, 2013 and closes at 10pm on November 20, 2013 (the “Contest Period”).
The YYZ Travel “Tropical Getaway” contest is open to all Canadian residents (except residents of Quebec), having attained the age of majority according to the law of the province in which they reside. Employees of YYZ Travel Group and its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees, whether or not related are not eligible.
2. How To Enter
• No Purchase Necessary.
• To enter, visit www.facebook.com/yyztravel and log in with your Facebook account. Click on Win a Tropical Getaway tab. Begin by clicking ‘Like’ and continue by completing all fields on the form.
• Limit of one contest entry per person.
3. Prize Sponsor
The contest prize is sponsored by Transat Holidays and shall be referred to as Prize Sponsor herein.
There will be one (1) Grand Prize to be won, consisting of:
One, 7-night All-Inclusive holiday to Samana, Dominican Republic for 2 adults.
Prize includes the following:
• Roundtrip economy airfare from Toronto to Samana, Dominican Republic.
• 7 night accommodation at the Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa Royal Golden 4 ½*
• Roundtrip transfers in destination
Approximate retail value of the trip is $3000 (excluding taxes). Actual retail value may vary depending on departure date. Winners are responsible for payment of taxes and transportation to and from Toronto airport. Travel must be taken between November 2013 and April 28, 2014. Reservation needs to be done by April 1, 2014 for a trip ending on April 28, 2014. Travel cannot be taken during Christmas / New Years, Spring Break and Easter. The winner and his/her travel guests must each have proof of valid travel documents prior to ticketing. The winner and his/her travel guests must be Canadian residents (except residents of Quebec) to qualify for the Prize. The winner and his/her travel guests must travel on the same itinerary. The winner and his/her travel guests must have the right to enter Dominican Republic. A minimum of one person, either the Grand Prize winner or one of the travel guests, must hold a valid credit card to cover any incidentals or any other requirement that may be required at the hotel. Ground transfers to and from the winner and/or travelling guest’s residence and designated airport and all other expenses not specified herein or listed within the Transat Holiday’s 2013-2014 Sun Collection brochure, including but not limited to telephone or fax, gratuities, optional tours, taxes and fees, insurance, medical travel documents, personal expenses, and any other costs not specifically stated herein as being included, are the sole responsibility of the winner and his/her guests. In the eventuality that the Winner and his/her guests resides in a city that requires transportation to Transat Holidays departure cities, the costs associated with such transportation are the Winner’s and his/her guests entire responsibility.
No extensions will be permitted and the prize cannot be exchanged, transferred or substituted for cash except that Transat Holidays reserves the right to offer a comparable product in the event of a vacation package cancellation, Act of God or other unforeseen circumstances. The Grand Prize winner shall not be entitled to receive, in cash, certificate or otherwise, the balance of any amount representing the difference of the Grand Prize retail value and actual cost. No frequent flyer miles will be available.
Prize winner waives all recourse against Prize Sponsor or YYZ Travel Group if services offered do not prove to be entirely satisfactory.
There will be one draw made, at YYZ Travel Group Head Office in Toronto on November 22, 2013 at approximately 12:00pm ET. The random draw will take place from all eligible online entries received during the Contest Period. The odds of winning the Prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
A YYZ Travel Group representative will attempt to contact the potential winner by telephone within three (3) business days after the draw. Proof of identification must be provided upon request. In order to be declared a winner, the potential winner must first correctly answer, unaided, a time limited mathematical skill testing question. Before being awarded the prize, the potential winner will be required to sign a declaration and release form stating that he/she has read, understood and complied with these official contest rules, grants all consents required as contemplated in these Contest Rules, authorizes YYZ Travel Group to broadcast, publish and disseminate his/her name and photograph, in connection with any promotion or publicity, and/or for federal news, entertainment and information purposes at no compensation to the potential winner, accepts the prize as offered and releases YYZ Travel Group from any and all liability of any kind arising out of the potential winner’s participation in this contest and receipt and use of the prize. In the event that the potential winner is not eligible, cannot be contacted by YYZ Travel Group within ten (10) business days following the draw, does not correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question within the time limit, does not sign and return the release within the specified time, YYZ Travel Group shall have the right to disqualify that potential winner and to draw an alternate potential winner and YYZ Travel Group shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this.
The contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations.
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook©. You understand that you are providing your information to YYZ Travel Group and not to Facebook©.
YYZ Travel Group is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Contest, including, but not limited to, errors in advertising, the official contest rules, the selection and announcement of winners, or the distribution of the prize.
Terms and Conditions
In consideration of the awarding of the Prize to me following Verification, I hereby:
a. accept the Prize and acknowledge that the Prize is as described in the Rules and Regulations;
b. you are providing your information to YYZ Travel Group and not Facebook. The information you provide will only be used to contact the winner (except upon signing up for email communication)
c. fully discharge and release YYZ Travel Group, their respective affiliates, franchisees and advertising and promotional agencies; their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents; and their respective heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors and assigns, from any and all claims, demands, payments, actions, or causes of action whatsoever for damages, loss or injury, howsoever arising as a result of my participating in the Contest and accepting the Prize which I or my heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors or assigns may now or hereafter have against them or any of them;
d. Consent to the use of my name, address, comments and any photograph and/or any video image taken of me and/or the Prize by or on behalf YYZ Travel Group and/or its/their affiliates and/or their advertising and promotional agencies without compensation or other liability to me or my heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors or assigns.
e. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this contest will be directed to YYZ Travel Group, not Facebook
f. I declare that:
g. I have complied with, and will comply with all the Rules and Regulations of the Contest, and have answered the skill-testing question in the manner prescribed;
ii. I am an individual resident of the province indicated above;
iii. the terms of the Rules and Regulations and this Release Form shall apply to and be binding on me and my heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors and assigns.