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New York Times Travel Show Contest
Win A Trip to The New York Times Travel Show from Allianz Global Assistance – Official Rules
No Purchase Necessary To Enter Or Win. A Purchase Will Not Increase Your Chances of Winning. Void Where Prohibited. This Sweepstakes is not intended to be an inducement to purchase insurance.
Eligibility: The Allianz Global Assistance Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”), Win A Trip to The New York Times Travel Show from Allianz Global Assistance, is open only to Travel Agents who are legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States (except for Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, D.C., Maine, Utah, and wherever else prohibited by law), who are at least twenty-one (21) years old and who have filled out an entry form on the Allianz Travel Insurance Facebook page and have indicated they are a Travel Agent. A “Travel Agent” is an individual that is employed by, or owns and takes an active management role in, a travel agency, which is a company that retails travel arrangements and related services on behalf of third party suppliers. Employees of AGA Service Company d/b/a Allianz Global Assistance (“Allianz Global Assistance” or “Sponsor”), its respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, contest, fulfillment and marketing agencies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of those employees, are not eligible to enter. Void in Utah, Maine, and any state not listed above and where prohibited by law, rule or regulation. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
Entry Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12 a.m. EST on December 12, 2016, and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on January 12, 2017. Entries submitted before or after the Entry Period will not be eligible. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
Agreement to Official Rules: To be eligible for this Sweepstakes, you must agree to these Official Rules. By entering, you indicate your full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions regarding the Sweepstakes, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements in these Official Rules.
ii. Complete the entry form and certify that you are a Travel Agent by closing of the entry period.
iii. Submit your entry form.
Content Requirements: The content of your entry must not: (a) violate any third party rights, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademark rights, or rights of privacy and publicity; (b) contain any defamatory statements, threats, or foul language; (c) include threats to any person, place, business, or group; (c) portray Sponsor or its products in a negative light; or (d) contain any content that is obscene, indecent, profane, contains nudity, vulgar, suggestive, hateful, abusive, harassing, defamatory, threatening, undesirable, or otherwise inappropriate, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry that fails to comply with these Official Rules.
Sponsor’s Rights to Entries: By submitting an entry, you irrevocably grant Sponsor, its agents, licensees, and assigns the unconditional and perpetual (non-exclusive) right and permission to copyright, reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works of, exhibit, and otherwise use your entry as-is or as-edited (with or without using your name) in any media throughout the world for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional review, compensation, or approval from you or any other party. Further, by submitting your entry, you grant Sponsor the right to add your email to its monthly travel agent newsletter.
Drawing: Sponsor will select one (1) potential winner in a random drawing of all entries received during the entry period. The potential winner will come from entrants who have certified that they are a Travel Agent. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received prior to the drawing. The winner will be selected within 7 days of the Sweepstakes.
Notification and Requirements of Potential Winner: Sponsor will send an email to the potential winner’s email address used to enter the Sweepstakes with instructions on how to claim the prize. If a potential winner does not comply with the instructions in the direct message within three (3) days after Sponsor sends the email message, he/she will forfeit the prize, and Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place in a random drawing of all remaining entries received. Except where prohibited, a potential winner will be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility, W-9 form (or any other necessary tax forms as requested by Sponsor) and liability/publicity release. Guest will also be required to complete and return a liability/publicity release.
Prize: One (1) Travel Agent winner will win a trip for himself or herself and one (1) guest to attend the New York Times Travel Show in New York City, NY from January 26 - 29, 2017. The Travel Agent Winner will receive the following prize package:
Round-trip coach air transportation for the winner and his or her guest from a major airport, as determined by Sponsor, near the winner’s home within the contiguous United States to New York City;
One (1) double occupancy standard room for two (2) for four (4) days/three (3) nights;
One (1) New York CityPASS Tour Package for two;
One (1) VIP Allianz Global Assistance “concierge” experience for two, including one-on-one meetings with travel experts (Promoted travel experts are subject to last minute changes or cancellations based on availability); and
One (1) Allianz Global Assistance “Go Bag” including various travel items.
Winner and guest, if applicable, is responsible for any transportation not specifically noted in these rules. Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents prior to travel. Certain restrictions, as determined by Sponsor, may apply. Sponsor will attempt to accommodate winner’s preferred itinerary, but all specifics thereof will be at Sponsor’s discretion. If winner and guest cannot comply with these restrictions or any other portion of these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner will be chosen. Winner and guest must travel from the closest available major airport to the winner’s residence, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Any picture identification requirements associated with air travel are the winner and guest’s responsibility. In the event the winner lives within 100 miles from New York, NY, ground transportation only (not air transportation) will be provided to and from the hotel. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice and trip must be taken on a date of the Sponsor’s choosing. If winner and guest cannot travel on the dates specified by Sponsor, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Flight details are subject to availability and airline carrier’s regulations and conditions apply. The trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. Sponsor are not responsible for lost or mutilated tickets and none will be replaced. Airline tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable, and are not valid for upgrades. The hotel accommodations, airline tickets, and other trip details will be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Guest must be at least 21 years of age. All federal, state and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not listed herein as part of the prize including, without limitation, ground transportation (other than that specified above as included in prize), luggage fees, souvenirs, miscellaneous hotel expenses, and gratuities are the sole responsibility of winner. Any prize details not specified above will be determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. The approximate retail value of the sweepstakes is $3,000 USD for the winner and his or her guest. A prize may not be transferred and must be accepted as awarded. A winner may not request cash or a substitute prize; however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. All prizes are courtesy of the Sponsor. PRIZES ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE AND AWARDED “AS IS” WITH NO GUARANTEE. ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED BY THE SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES. ALL PRIZE DETAILS ARE AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION. ANY COSTS AND EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH PRIZE ACCEPTANCE AND USE NOT SPECIFIED HEREIN AS BEING PROVIDED IS WINNER’S SOLE RESPONSIBILITY.
General Conditions: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the operation of the Sweepstakes, violates these Official Rules, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by Sponsor to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Proof of sending any communication to Sponsor by mail shall not be deemed proof of receipt of that communication by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute as to the owner of an entry, the authorized account holder of the Twitter account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. An entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the Twitter account that was selected. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. The headings used herein are solely for convenience and shall in no way effect the interpretation or construction of these Official Rules. If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
Release and Limitations of Liability: By entering, you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and all Non-Sponsors (as defined below) and their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action (including without limitation those based on publicity or likeness rights, copyright, defamation, invasion of privacy, and merchandise delivery) arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission at any website, including without limitation any of such that may prevent an entrant from successfully completing the entry form; (d) printing errors; (e) entries which are late, lost, stolen, damaged, illegible, or unintelligible (or any combination thereof); (f) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (g) traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; (h) theft or destruction of, tampering with, unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries and/or entry information; (i) any typographical or other error in these Official Rules; or (j) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize. You further agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. You waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
Disputes: You agree 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 Virginia. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, your 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 Virginia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Virginia or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Virginia.
Winners’ List: For the name of the winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: External Communications, Allianz Global Assistance USA, 9950 Mayland Drive, Richmond, VA 23233. Requests must be received within three (3) weeks of the end of the Entry Period.
Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by AGA Service Company d/b/a Allianz Global Assistance, 9950 Mayland Drive, Richmond, VA 23233. None of The New York Times Company, City Pass, Inc., and Facebook, Inc. (collectively, “Non-Sponsors”) are sponsors of this Sweepstakes. "Allianz Travel Insurance" is a service mark of AGA Service Company. “CityPASS” is a registered trademark of City Pass, Inc. “The New York Times” is a registered trademark of The New York Times Company. “Facebook” is a registered trademark of Facebook, Inc. The Non-Sponsors are not affiliated with nor do they endorse, nor are they endorsed by, AGA Service Company. Marks not belonging to AGA Service Company are used without permission, and the Non-Sponsors have not authorized, approved, endorsed, or sponsored, and do not administer nor are otherwise associated with this advertisement or Sweepstakes.
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Insurance benefits underwritten by BCS Insurance Company, Jefferson Insurance Company or Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and Affiliated Companies, depending on insured’s state of residence and plan type. Plan(s) only available to U.S. residents and may not be available in all jurisdictions. Allianz Global Assistance and Allianz Travel Insurance are brands of AGA Service Company. AGA Service Company is the licensed producer and administrator of these plans and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage due to the affiliation between AGA Service Company and Jefferson Insurance Company. Non-insurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by AGA Service Company. Consumer is responsible for charges incurred from outside vendors for assistance or concierge services. Contact AGA Service Company at 800-284-8300 or 9950 Mayland Drive, Richmond, VA 23233 or firstname.lastname@example.org.