No Regrets Competition Terms and Conditions


No Regrets Competition Terms and Conditions (All countries except the United States)

Information on how to enter the Contiki ‘No Regrets Competition’ (‘The Contest’) and prize form part of these Terms and Conditions. Participation in this promotion is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or to win a prize, and a purchase will not improve your chances of winning.

Eligibility of entry:

Entry is open to all residents worldwide aged between eighteen (18) years of age and thirty-five (35) years of age at time the winner is chosen (‘Eligible Entrants’), with the exception of residents of Quebec (Canada) residents. Employees of Contiki Vacations/Contiki Holidays (‘The Promoter’), The Travel Corporation Limited, their subsidiaries and affiliates, suppliers, Tour Operators and any of their employees or contractors, advertising and promotion agencies associated with this promotion, and the immediate families, are not eligible to enter.

How to enter:

Eligible Entrants can enter The Contest by visiting www.contiki.com/noregrets and completing the entry form, telling us in your own words “How you live life with no regrets”. Contest entry statements must be limited to twenty-five (25) words or less.

There is no limit to the number of entries per individual.

This is a contest of skill, and chance plays no part in determining a winner.

Competition period:

The Contest entry period begins 03 October 2012 at 00:00AM Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and ends at 11:59PM GMT on 27 December 2012.

The Prize:

There is ONE (1) Grand Prize on the Winner’s choice of a Contiki tour in Europe up to 14 days duration (to a maximum value of US$2500). Accommodation, meals, transport and sightseeing is included, as per the chosen itinerary.

Prize restrictions:
  1. Grand Prize is strictly subject to availability and restrictions may apply on the chosen departure date. Grand Prize must be completed by 31 December 2013 and is not valid on cruise product. Other restrictions and blackout dates, including, but not limited to, Public Holidays and Peak seasons, may apply.
  2. The Grand Prize is not transferable, and cannot be extended, substituted or exchanged in part or full, or taken with any sister companies. The Grand Prize cannot be rescheduled once booked. Winners may not change the tour option associated with their Grand Prize. The Winner must also be aged between eighteen (18) years of age and thirty-five (35) years of age at time of travel.
  3. Flights to and from the tour, ground transportation, port and other taxes, meals, beverages, gratuities, optional excursions, personal expenses, travel insurance, airport transfers, pre or post night accommodation and all other incidental expenses incurred on the trip that are not specifically provided for herein, and any costs associated with any changes requested by winner after any prize component has been booked are solely the responsibility of the winner to pay. It is the winners’ responsibility and cost to obtain the necessary documents for travel, such as passport and visas.
  4. The Promoter will not be responsible if the Winner is refused entry to any destination and any unused portion of the Grand Prize will be forfeited. The Promoter will also not be responsible for cancelled, delayed, suspended or rescheduled events or travel after ticketing for any reason beyond its control. All other terms & conditions of travel are as per the Contiki Holidays/Contiki Vacations Europe Summer 2013-2014 brochure.
  5. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute a prize of at least equal value in the event of unavailability, for whatever reason, of the advertised prize. Should the value of any prize be less than the value stated in these Official Rules, the difference will not be awarded in cash or in kind.

Any questions should be directed to Contiki Holidays/Contiki Vacations. All federal, state, and local taxes associated with the receipt or use of prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Winning entry and notification:
  1. The winning entry will be the statement that best embodies the Contiki ‘No Regrets’ spirit, as judged by a Contiki panel.
  2. The Winner will be determined by Contiki Holidays in January 2013. The Winner will be contacted on the email address registered to their contiki.com profile at that time the Winner is chosen.
  3. The Winner will be required to sign and return a declaration confirming acceptance of the prize and competition Terms and Conditions.
  4. The Winner will be required to provide their full name, location, photo and any related comments for use in any advertising or publicity, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law, and entry into The Contest is deemed to be consent and authorisation. Non-winning entrants will not be notified.
  5. The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries not received. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt.
  6. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received.
  7. The name of the Winner will be published on www.facebook.com/contiki within 24 hours of the Winner being selected.

By entering the Contest, entrants confirm that they have read, understood and accepted these Official Rules. Any breach of these terms and conditions by the winner may result in the forfeiture of the prize. See Contiki’s Privacy Policy.

Validity of entry:

The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and Eligible Entrants (including an Eligible Entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any Eligible Entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

Exclusion of Liability:

Entrants agree that the Promoter (A) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from the Contest or any Contest-related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of the prize(s), and (B) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to the prize(s), including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Sponsors assume no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s computer system which is occasioned by accessing the Website or participating in the Contest, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsors are not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, stolen, or postage-due Submissions or prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet Service Providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or the Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsors reserve the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event Sponsors are prevented from awarding prize(s) or continuing with the Contest as described herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labour dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsors’ control (each a "Force Majeure" event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsors shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Contest. If the Contest is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsors will (if possible) select the winners from all eligible, non-suspect Submissions received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

General conditions:

No correspondence will be entered into except with selected entrant(s).

By entering this Contest electronically entrants consent and agree to the Sponsors’ collection and use of the entrant’s information for the administration of this Contest and agree to Sponsors’ use of entrant information. Entrant’s information may be revoked at any time (without revoking entrant’s participation in the Contest or impairing entrant’s chances of winning) by writing to the Sponsors at the address above.

All Contest entries become the property of The Promoter and may be used by The Promoter in Marketing material at any time, however Copyright remains with the Entrant. Consent to use may be withdrawn after the Contest has ended by emailing webmaster@contiki.com.

By participating in this Contest, entrants acknowledge compliance with, and agree to be bound by, these Contest Rules and Regulations, including eligibility requirements. Entrants release and hold harmless the Sponsors, their respective parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, members, dealers, advertisers, franchisees, promotional agencies and each of their respective directors, successors, sponsors, partners, licensees, officers, subsidiaries, agents, employees, artists, advisors, assignees, and all others associated with the development and execution of the Contest, from and against any and all manner of action, causes of action, suits, debts, covenants, contracts, claims and demands, including legal fees and expenses, whatsoever, including but not limited to, claims based on negligence, breach of contract and fundamental breach and liability for physical injury, death, or property damage which the entrants or his/her administrators, heirs, successors or assigns might have or could have, by reason of or arising out of the entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by the entrant of the Grand Prize Package awarded.

Entrants release and hold harmless the Sponsors, their respective parent, related and affiliated companies, their subsidiaries, advertising or promotional agencies and directors, officers, agents, artists, employees and all others associated with the development and execution of the Contest, from and against any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from the Contest and the awarding, use, or misuse of any prize awarded, including liability for personal injury or damage to property.

The Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion; to cancel or suspend this Contest without notice should any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsors corrupt the security or proper administration of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsors reserve the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.

The Sponsors are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Contest or be awarded a prize, including but not limited to human error, technical malfunctions, lost or delayed entries for any reason, mail failures, omission, or any combination thereof, and entries which fail to fully comply with these Contest Rules and Regulations. No responsibility will be taken by the Sponsors for lost, delayed, mutilated or misdirected entries or Declaration and Release Forms.

This competition is subject to English law.

Sponsors:

Contiki Tours International Limited, Picquet House, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1AF, Channel Islands. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed by, administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

Updated: September 2012


No Regrets Competition Terms and Conditions (United States only)

Information on how to enter the Contiki ‘No Regrets Competition’ (‘The Contest’) and the prize form part of these Terms and Conditions. Participation in this contest is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter the Contest or to win the prize, and a purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited by law.

Eligibility of entry:

The Contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States excluding Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and all territories and possessions of the United States and overseas military installations, who are eighteen (18) years of age to thirty-five (35) years of age at time of entry and travel (‘Eligible Entrants). Employees, officers, principles, directors or agents of Contiki Tours International Limited (the ‘Sponsor’), Contiki US Holdings Inc. (‘Contiki’), and their subsidiaries and affiliates, suppliers, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings and children as well as each of their spouses, regardless of where they live), and persons living in the households, of each of these individuals, whether related or not, are not eligible to enter.

How to enter:

Eligible Entrants can enter The Contest by visiting www.contiki.com/noregrets (the ‘Website’) and completing the entry form, telling us in your own words “How you live life with no regrets.” Contest entry statements must be limited to twenty-five (25) words or less.

There is no limit to the number of entries per individual. This is a contest of skill, and chance plays no part in determining the Winner.

Competition period:

The Contest entry period begins October 03, 2012 at 00:00AM Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) (the ‘Contest Open Time’) and ends at 11:59PM GMT on December 27, 2012 (the ‘Contest Close Time’).

The database clock of Contiki will be the official timekeeper for the Contest.

The Prize:

There is ONE (1) Grand Prize for one (1) of the Winner’s choice of any Contiki tour in Europe up to 14 days duration (to a maximum value of US$2500). Accommodations, meals, transportation, and sightseeing are included, as per the chosen itinerary.

Prize restrictions:
  1. Grand Prize is strictly subject to availability and restrictions may apply on the chosen departure date. Grand Prize is not valid on cruise product. Travel must be completed by December 31, 2013. Other restrictions and blackout dates, including, but not limited to, Public Holidays and Peak seasons, may apply.
  2. Grand Prize is not transferable, and cannot be extended, substituted or exchanged in part or full, or taken with any sister companies. Grand Prize cannot be rescheduled once booked. Winner may not change the tour option associated with their Grand Prize. The Winner must be between the age of eighteen (18) and thirty-five (35) years old at time of travel.
  3. Flights to and from the tour, ground transportation, port and other taxes, meals, beverages, gratuities, optional excursions, personal expenses, travel insurance, airport transfers, pre- or post-night accommodations and all other incidental expenses incurred on the trip that are not specifically provided for herein, and any costs associated with any changes requested by the Winner after any prize component has been booked are solely the responsibility of the Winner to pay. It is the Winner’s responsibility and cost to obtain the necessary documents for travel, such as passport and visas.
  4. Contiki and Sponsor will not be responsible if the Winner is refused entry to any destination and any unused portion of the Grand Prize will be forfeited. Contiki and Sponsor will also not be responsible for cancelled, delayed, suspended or rescheduled events or travel after ticketing for any reason beyond its control. All other terms & conditions of travel are as per the Contiki Vacations Europe Summer 2013-2014 brochure.
  5. Contiki reserves the right to substitute a prize of at least equal value in the event of unavailability, for whatever reason, of the advertised prizes. Should the value of any prize be less than the value stated in these Official Rules, the difference will not be awarded in cash or in kind.
Winning entry and notification:
  1. The winning entry will be the statement that best embodies the Contiki ‘No Regrets’ spirit, as judged by a Contiki panel.
  2. The Winner will be determined by Contiki by January 31, 2013. The Winner will be contacted by an email at the email address registered to their contiki.com profile at that time the Winner is chosen.
  3. The Winner will be required to respond to the e-mail notification to acknowledge receipt of the Contiki’s notification and awarding of prizes. If no response is received by Contiki from Winner within seven (7) days after initial contact, the prize Winner will forfeit their prize and there will be no re-draw or replacement winner.
  4. The Winner will be required to prove eligibility to receive and claim any prize.
  5. All decisions by Contiki and the Sponsor about the Winner are final, binding, and non-appealable. Contiki and Sponsor accept no responsibility for entries not received. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt.
  6. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received.
  7. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized accountholder of the e-mail account.
  8. The name of the Winner will be published on www.facebook.com/contiki within 24 hours of the Winner being selected.
Winner Responsibility:
  1. The Winner will be required to provide their full name, location, photo and any related comments for use in any advertising or publicity, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law, and entry into The Contest is deemed to be consent and authorization. Non-winning entrants will not be notified.
  2. The Winner will be required to sign and return an IRS W9 form and a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility within 7 business days after Winner is announced. The Winner is solely responsible for the reporting and payment of any tax liabilities incurred as a result of or relating to the awarding or use of any prize.

Entry into the Contest shall be deemed to be entrant’s consent and authorization to (i) the use of entrant’s name, address (city and state only), and any other information submitted by entrant for commercial, advertising and promotional purposes in perpetuity without further compensation, unless prohibited by law, and (ii) the use of entrant’s address to receive marketing and other emails from the Sponsor, Contiki, and its affiliates. In addition, by entering the Contest, entrants affirm that they have read, understood and accepted these Official Rules. Any breach of these terms and conditions by the Winner may result in the forfeiture of the prize. See Contiki’s Privacy Policy.

Any questions should be directed to Contiki Holidays. All federal, state, and local taxes associated with the receipt or use of prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Validity of entry:

Contiki reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and Eligible Entrants (including an Eligible Entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any Eligible Entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

Exclusion of Liability:

Entrants acknowledge and agree that Contiki and the Sponsor (A) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrance into the Contest or any Contest-related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of the prize, and (B) has not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to the prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.

Contiki and the Sponsor assume no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s computer system which is occasioned by accessing the Website or participating in the Contest, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Contiki and Sponsor are not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, stolen, or postage-due Submissions or prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet Service Providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information.

Contiki and the Sponsor reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or the Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Contiki and the Sponsor reserve the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event that Contiki or the Sponsor are prevented from awarding the prize or continuing with the Contest as described herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Contiki’s and the Sponsor’s control (each a "Force Majeure" event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Contiki and the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Contest. If the Contest is terminated before the designated end date, Contiki will (if possible) select the winner from all eligible, non-suspect Submissions received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

General conditions:

All Sweepstakes entries become the property of Contiki and the Sponsor and no correspondence will be entered into except with selected entrant.

By entering this Contest electronically and voluntarily providing your personal information, entrants consent and agree to Contiki’s and the Sponsor’s collection and use of the entrant’s information for the administration of this Contest and agree to Contiki’s and the Sponsor’s use of entrant information. Entrant’s information may be revoked at any time (without revoking entrant’s participation in the Contest or impairing entrant’s chances of winning) by writing to the Sponsor at the following address: Contiki Holidays, Ltd., Wells House, 15 Elmfield Rd, Bromley, Kent BR1 1LS.

All Contest entries become the property of Contiki and the Sponsor and may be used by Contiki and the Sponsor in Marketing material at any time; however, Copyright remains with the Entrant. Consent to use may be withdrawn after the Contest has ended by emailing webmaster@contiki.com.

By participating in this Contest, entrants acknowledge compliance with, and agree to be bound by, these Contest Rules and Regulations, including eligibility requirements. Entrants release and hold harmless Contiki and the Sponsor, their respective parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, members, dealers, advertisers, franchisees, promotional agencies and each of their respective directors, successors, sponsors, partners, licensees, officers, subsidiaries, agents, employees, artists, advisors, assignees, and all others associated with the development and execution of the Contest, from and against any and all manner of action, causes of action, suits, debts, covenants, contracts, claims and demands, including legal fees and expenses, whatsoever, including but not limited to, claims based on negligence, breach of contract and fundamental breach and liability for physical injury, death, or property damage which the entrants or his/her administrators, heirs, successors or assigns might have or could have, by reason of or arising out of the entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by the entrant of the Grand Prize Package awarded.

Entrants release and hold harmless Contiki and the Sponsor, their respective parent, related and affiliated companies, their subsidiaries, advertising or promotional agencies and directors, officers, agents, artists, employees and all others associated with the development and execution of the Contest, from and against any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from the Contest and the awarding, use, or misuse of any prize awarded, including liability for personal injury or damage to property.

Contiki and the Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion; to cancel or suspend this Contest without notice should any cause beyond the reasonable control of Contiki and the Sponsor corrupt the security or proper administration of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Contiki and the Sponsor reserve the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.

Contiki and the Sponsor are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Contest or be awarded a prize, including but not limited to human error, technical malfunctions, lost or delayed entries for any reason, mail failures, omission, or any combination thereof, and entries which fail to fully comply with these Contest Rules and Regulations. No responsibility will be taken by the Sponsors for lost, delayed, mutilated or misdirected entries or Declaration and Release Forms.

This competition is subject to English law.

Sponsors:

Contiki Tours International Limited, Picquet House, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1AF, Channel Islands. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed by, administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

Updated: October 2012


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