Always wanted to go trekking in the Dolomites, or dive with dolphins or tour the Sistine Chapel with an expert and be treated like a VIP? Sign up between July 15 and 31, 2014, and you could win $1000 to make it happen.
At GuideAdvisor we believe it is the people who you share an experience with that truly makes the experience. Our goal is to spread the word about great guides, using detailed profiles and traveler reviews to help travelers find the perfect guide for them.
So to put money where our mouths are, we’re giving a lucky winner $1000 toward the guided experience of their choice. Between July 15 and 31, 2014, sign up as a traveler on GuideAdvisor and your name will automatically be entered into a draw to win a $1000.00 to be put toward any of the thousands of guided trips we offer on our site. It’s so simple! All you have to do is log on to www.guideadvisor.com/join , input a username, email address and password and that’s it! On July 31st at 9pm PST we’ll choose a winner and reward them by applying $1000 toward any trip on the GuideAdvisor web site.
Note: the $1000 is only valid toward the on-site offering – air travel and accommodation are not included unless stipulated in the trip description on GuideAdvisor.com.
The Fine Print
This contest is open to applicants who are of legal age of jurisdiction and who are 18 years of age at time of entry.
No purchase necessary to enter or claim prize. A purchase does not increase your chances of winning.
1. ELIGIBILITY: GuideAdvisor’s “Win $1000 Toward a Guided Trip Contest” (the “Contest”) is open to legal aged applicants as stated above. Officers, directors, employees and agents of Basecamp Global, GuideAdvisor (hereby interchangeably referred to as “the Sponsor”) and their respective affiliated companies, agencies, and members of the immediate families thereof (collectively, “the GuideAdvisor Affiliates”) are not eligible to participate. By entering the Contest, participants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor, and the GuideAdvisor Affiliates, from any and all damages whether direct or indirect, which may be due to or arise out of participation in the Contest or any portion thereof, or the acceptance, use/misuse or possession of prizes. By participating, you agree to these Official Rules. The Contest is governed by Canadian law, is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations.
2. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: During the Contest period, which starts July 15, 2014 at 9:01am Pacific Time (PT) and ends July 31, 2014 at 9:00 PT, create a traveler account on www.guideadvisor.com by logging on to www.guideadvisor.com/join and entering a username, valid email address and password and clicking the “Join GuideAdvisor” button. Signing up is free of charge.
Limit one entry per person during the Contest period. Any person found to be using multiple accounts to participate will be disqualified. Any questions regarding the determination of winners including but not limited to the determination of the participant will be decided at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.
The chances of winning the prize depends on the number of traveler applicants who join GuideAdvisor between the dates stipulated. The winner will be determined by random draw, drawn from the complete set of valid entries.
3. PRIZE: The prize is a $1000.00 in US funds to be claimed and used toward any trip listed on GuideAdvisor.com by July 31, 2015. (Does not include price of travel or accommodation unless included in the description of the trip.) The prize is non-transferable and cannot be substituted by the winner. GuideAdvisor may substitute a prize of equal or greater value in its sole discretion. Unclaimed or rejected prizes will not be awarded.
4. REDEEMING PRIZE: The winners will be notified via email within 72 hours of the contest close. Once notified, the potential winner must respond to the email address provided by the administrator of GuideAdvisor within 24-hours of notification with complete legal name and mailing address. All potential winners are subject to verification at the sole discretion of GuideAdvisor.
As part of the verification process, GuideAdvisor may require winner to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release within specified time period, or the prize may be forfeited. Neither GuideAdvisor nor its agencies are responsible for lost, late, stolen, misdirected, delayed or damaged prizes. Before being declared a winner, each eligible participant will be required to correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question.
5. GENERAL: All federal, provincial and local laws apply. By participating, entrants agree (i) to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, garbled or illegible entries; (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 the Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site 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 Contest. The Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify from this Contest any person it believes has violated these Official Rules. By accepting or participating in a prize, each winner irrevocably consents to the use of such winner’s name, likeness, image, voice, performance (in connection with interviews and other recordings), biographical information, and statements relating to the Contest or GuideAdvisor Affiliates, without further compensation, in all world-wide marketing, promotion, and publicity carried out in perpetuity by any of the GuideAdvisor Affiliates in connection with this Contest. The Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest if any fraud, virus or other problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the Contest, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. If Contest is terminated before the end date/time, Sponsor may determine the winner from all eligible entries received as of the termination date/time. If any such malfunction, error, disruption or similar damage occurs and impairs the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest, GuideAdvisor may, in its sole discretion, suspend or terminate the Contest by posting a notice at on www.guideadvisor.com.
6. DISCLAIMERS: Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall any of the Sponsor’s Affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death, resulting from participation in the Contest or acceptance, use or misuse of any prize. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that the preceding release is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or void for any reason, the entrant agrees that, by entering the Contest, (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (b) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses. Entrants hereby acknowledge that GuideAdvisor Affiliates have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied (including, but not limited to warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize), in fact or in law, relative to any prize. The winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to his/her prize after it has been delivered to such winner.