Sweepstakes Entry Period: The Travelzoo "Experience Ocean House Sweepstakes" begins at 12:00:01 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on February 14, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on February 28, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
Eligibility: The Travelzoo “Experience Ocean House” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who have reached the age of majority in the province or territory in Canada in which they reside. Void in Quebec, and where prohibited by law. Employees of Travelzoo (the “Sponsor"), Ocean House, Marketing Enitiatives and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these official rules and Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
Entry: There are 2 ways to enter
1) Visit http://www.travelzoo.com/ca/blog/win-a-trip-to-ocean-house (the “Website”), and follow all entry instructions to complete the entry form in its entirety and submit (“Online Entry”). Online Entries must be received between 12:00:01 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on February 14, 2018 and 11:59:59 PM ET on February 28, 2018.
2) By Mail: Hand-print your name, address, day and evening phone numbers, email address, and date of birth on a 3" x 5" piece of paper and mail it in an envelope with proper postage to Travelzoo “Experience Ocean House ” Sweepstakes, 250 Yonge St., Suite 2301, PO Box 11, Toronto, ON, M5B 2L7. You will receive one (1) entry into the Promotion. Limit: One (1) entry per envelope. All mail-in entries must be handwritten and must be postmarked and received by February 28, 2018. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries, which will be disqualified.
Limit: One (1) Online Entry per person regardless of whether entrant has more than one email address. One (1) Entry can be earned automatically by sharing the contest with someone who subsequently enters using first entrant's automatically generated link to the contest website.
Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize is available to be won. Grand Prize includes a three- (3-)day trip for the winner and one (1) guest to Ocean House at Stads Kuns Gawga in British Columbia, Canada, on one of three dates: June 3-6, 2018, June 10-13, 2018 or June 24-27, 2018. Travel associated with the prize begins and ends in Vancouver; winner and guest transportation from their home(s) to Vancouver is not included.
Return air from Vancouver to Haida Gwaii · Helicopter transfers to and from Ocean House · Nightly accommodations [room with ensuite] · Daily meals, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages and complimentary wine with dinners (ages 19 and over only) · Welcome gift · Orientation with Cultural Ambassador · Use of sauna, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards · Onsite Cultural Interpreter/In-residence artist · All local ground transport and water transfers.
Trip does not include:
Any travel-related expenses for transportation to and from Vancouver, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, food, beverage and alcohol purchases, personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, gift shop purchases, spa services (massage, facials, pedicures, manicures), or add-on optional excursions, including: guided fishing trips, flight and tour to Skedans – K’uuna Llnagaay or SGang Gwaay.
The ARV of the Grand Prize is: $8,820 CAD.
The total ARV of all prizes available to be won is: $8,820 CAD.
Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.
Winner Selection: The potential winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about March 7, 2018, from among all eligible entries, which will take place at the offices of Marketing Enitiatives Ltd., an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final. Non-winning entrants will not be notified.
Winner Notification: Grand Prize winner will be notified via email and required to sign and return, within five (5) days of notification, a Declaration and Release, (the “Releases”). Travel companion of winner will also be required to sign a Travel Companion Liability Release before any travel will be arranged. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor. Travel will take place from June 3-6, 2018, June 10-13, 2018 or June 24-27, 2018, or prize will be forfeited in its entirety. The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified.
The potential prize winner will be required to correctly answer a skill-based test question without any assistance within a limited time-period, to be administered via phone or email, in order to be eligible to receive his or her prize. Not providing the answer within the required time period, providing an incorrect or incomplete answer, or noncompliance with the terms of administration of the test question will result in disqualification of the potential winner and an alternate winner being selected.
Odds: The odds of winning a prize are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received for each Eligible Name during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.
Prize Conditions: Winner and guest must take trip June 3-6, 2018, June 10-13, 2018 or June 24-27, 2018. Winner and guest are responsible for their own travel to and from Vancouver, B.C. All travel-related expenses for transportation to and from Vancouver, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winner and travel companion must travel on same days. Winner and travel companion must have any documentation required to travel prior to departure.
All hotel reservations are based on availability. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. All hotel and travel to Ocean House will be coordinated by an agent of the Sponsor. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. Reservations are subject to availability. If weather affects the ability for winner and his/her guest to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner and/or guest other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. If for any reason whatsoever, winner and/or guests are unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner. If Prize is forfeit prior to Sponsor finalizing and paying for travel, and there is sufficient time to notify an alternate winner, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all non-winning eligible entries. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation prior to travel. Winner’s guest must be legal Canadian resident, who has reached the age of majority in the province or territory in Canada in which they reside, and must complete and return Liability/Publicity/Travel Release prior to travel as noted above.
Winner is responsible for all federal, provincial, and local taxes associated with winning a prize. If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, if selected winner does not return the Releases or respond by the provided deadline, cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner to be selected in a separate random drawing. Upon disqualification, no compensation will be given.
Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. No substitution is permitted except if prize or prize component is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Except where prohibited by law, entry and/or acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown and likeness 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. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to obligate Sponsor to make use of any of the rights granted herein and winner waives any right to inspect or approve any such use of any and every nature and kind.
Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered.
An entrant is not a winner of any prize, even if the sweepstakes SHOULD so indicate, unless and until entrant’s eligibility, and sweepstakes winner have been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete. Sponsor will not accept screenshots or other evidence of winning in lieu of its validation process.
General: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of Marketing Enitiatives and the Sponsor, and entrants release the Sponsor, their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (collectively, the “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. By participating in the promotion, each entrant releases and agrees to indemnify the Released Parties and hold them harmless from and against any and all costs, claims, damages, (including, without limitation, any special, incidental or consequential damages), or any other injury, whether due to negligence or otherwise, to person(s) or property (including, without limitation, death or violation of any personal rights, such as violation of right of publicity/privacy, libel, or slander), due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the promotion, or arising out of participation in any promotion-related or prize-related activity, or the receipt, enjoyment, participation in, use or misuse, of any promotion or prize-related activity, whether hosted by Sponsor or a third party. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize.
Notice To Online Entrants: Sponsors not responsible for faulty, incorrect or mistranscribed transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind including any injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any materials in connection with the Sweepstakes, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the program; or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration or security of the program as determined by Sponsor/Independent Administrator, in their sole discretion. In the event of termination notice will be posted online and Sponsor will select Sweepstakes winners from all eligible entries received up to the time of termination or modification, and Sweepstakes Entries will be judged from among all eligible Sweepstake entries received prior to termination. Any damage made to the Sweepstakes site will be the responsibility of the authorized email account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. Proof of submitting an Entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Any use of robotic, automatic, or programmed methods of participation/voting will void all such submissions/votes by such methods. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation/voting of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected or if the account holder fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules.
In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the email address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. Sponsor, their affiliate companies, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, officers, directors, and agents are not responsible for: (I) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes.
The decisions of Sponsor and any independent judging organization are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstake any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
Legal Warning: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE THIS WEBSITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees 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 the state of New York. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of New York. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
Official Rules Request: To request a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by April 1, 2018, to: Travelzoo “Experience Ocean House ” Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, 250 Yonge St., Suite 2301, PO Box 11, Toronto, ON, M5B 2L7
Winner Confirmation: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after April 1, 2018) send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than April 30, 2018), to: Travelzoo “Experience Ocean House” Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, 250 Yonge St., Suite 2301, PO Box 11, Toronto, ON, M5B 2L7.
Administrator: Marketing Enitiatives Ltd., 75 Rockland Crescent, Brooklin, ON, L1M 0A9
Sponsor: Travelzoo, 590 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022.
Void in Quebec and where prohibited by law.