Alaska Airlines + Ciara: Los Angeles to New York City Trip Sweepstakes – Official Sweepstakes Rules

Official Sweepstakes Rules – Alaska Airlines + Ciara: Los Angeles to New York City Trip Sweepstakes

 

SPONSOR

Sponsor is Alaska Airlines, Inc., P.O. Box 68900, Seattle, Washington 98168

 

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES

By participating, Entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Sweepstakes Rules (“Rules”) and the Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) set forth below, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.  Sponsor reserves the right to interpret and apply these Rules and Terms in its sole discretion, and to modify or terminate the Sweepstakes at any time.

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY; A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

WHO MAY ENTER

The Sweepstakes is open only to U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor, their affiliates and subsidiaries, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such individuals, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win a prize. THE SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES, AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

HOW TO ENTER

Sweepstakes Period:

At 12:00p.m. PST on Tuesday, September 24th, a sweepstakes will be announced by Ciara (@Ciara) and Alaska Airlines (@AlaskaAir) on Twitter and Instagram. Entrants will have from 12:00p.m. PST on Tuesday, September 24th until 12:00p.m. PST on Wednesday, September 25th to enter. Sponsor controls the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

To enter, entrants must comment on the official sweepstakes post on Twitter or Instagram, tag a friend they want to bring as their guest, and include the hashtag #LevelUpAlaska. Entrant’s Twitter and/or Instagram profile must be public in order to enter.  Entrants must also follow @AlaskaAir and @Ciara on Instagram or Twitter (and must follow both accounts on the same platform) to qualify. To be eligible, entrant’s comment may not contain any inappropriate or offensive content; entries that do not comply will be disqualified and may be deleted by Sponsor.

If a prospective Entrant is not already a member of Twitter or Instagram, he/she may visit Twitter.com or Instagram.com and follow the links and instructions to become a member of the platform(s). Once the eligible Entrant has become an active member, the Entrant may enter the Sweepstakes.

Limit one entry per person on their Twitter or Instagram accounts, per Entry Period. Entrant may not enter multiple times on the same social media platform but may enter once on both Twitter and Instagram. No robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entries (collectively “automated entries”). Automated entries, or multiple entries by the same person/Twitter or Instagram account, will be disqualified. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter or Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes shall be directed to Sponsor and not to Twitter or Instagram. By entering you agree to these Official Rules.

Alternate form of entry: If you do not wish to become a member of Twitter or Instagram to post a selfie in order to enter the Sweepstakes, hand print your name, address, day and evening phone numbers and email address on a 3″ x 5″ piece of paper and mail it in an envelope with proper postage to Alaska Airlines, c/o Ciara Los Angeles to New York City Trip Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 68900, Seattle, Washington 98168.

The Sponsor is not responsible for late, misdirected, or delayed entries. No mechanical reproductions or facsimiles of entries allowed. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 

SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE

PRIZE:

Each prize consists of a trip for two (2) people – 1 winner and 1 guest of his/her choosing – from Los Angeles to New York City from September 30th to October 2nd. If you are randomly selected as one of the (5) winners of this Sweepstakes during the Entry Period, your Prize Package will include:

  • Two (2) round trip, main cabin Alaska Airlines tickets between Los Angeles (LAX) and New York City (JFK) at specific flight times to be determined by Sponsor, departing on Monday, September 30th and returning on Wednesday, October 2nd. (ARV: $580.00)
  • Two (2) Alaska Airlines Lounge day passes to use before departing from LAX on Monday, September 30th (ARV: $100.00)
  • Two (2) nights hotel accommodation (standard room, double occupancy) near Ciara’s NYC concert venue, Sony Hall (ARV: $500.00)
  • Two (2) tickets to see Ciara perform on Tuesday, October 1st at Sony Hall (ARV: $60.00)
  • Two (2) meet-n-greet passes with Ciara at her concert on Tuesday, October 1st (ARV: $100.00)

Total approximate retail value is $1340.00.

Each winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary. The package shall not include the following: any cost/transportation required to get to and from Los Angeles; airport departure fees; baggage fees; travel insurance; hotel room service; parking fees; laundry service; food; alcoholic beverages; merchandise, souvenirs, etc.; local and long distance telephone calls; tips, gratuities, service charges, hotel or resort fees; and any taxes; or all other charges not explicitly included in the packages pursuant to this Agreement.  The prize package (and all elements thereof) may not be sold, redeemed for cash, traded, transferred or rescheduled.

The Prize Package awarded includes travel that must occur on pre-determined flights on September 30th – October 2nd from LAX to JFK, and the winner and his/their guest must travel together on the same itinerary.

The winner and his/her guest are responsible for organizing and paying for any travel required to get to and from the departure city of Los Angeles (LAX).

If winner cannot travel from September 30th – October 2nd, the winner must forfeit trip and another winner will be selected. If the winner cannot arrange for travel to and from the departure city of Los Angeles, the winner must forfeit trip and another winner will be selected.

Winners must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to enter and win. Travelers under the age of eighteen (18) must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian and must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.

Prize Package components and tickets may not be sold, redeemed for cash, traded, transferred, or rescheduled to dates other than as set forth above.  Prize Package components may not be separated.

Certain travel restrictions apply.

Alaska Airlines is not responsible if flight is delayed, postponed or canceled for any reason. Winner will not receive compensation for any prize elements that the winner is unable to use due to cancellation of the Flight or otherwise and such unused portion of the prize will be forfeited. Sponsor may substitute alternate prizes in Sponsor’s discretion if any portion of the prize cannot be used.

Alaska Airlines is the Sponsor of the Sweepstakes.

TRAVEL TIMES ARE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE SPONSOR. Any Winner unable to travel at the specific locations or times on the specific dates may be ruled ineligible to win. In such an event, prize may be awarded to the next eligible Entrant.  

Winners and their guests bear sole responsibility for arriving 2 hours before scheduled flight time at LAX. Winners and guests must possess all necessary documentation required for air travel (e.g. a valid, government–issued Driver’s License, US passport, etc.).

Restrictions: Winner and guest must travel between LAX and JFK on flights specified by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Mileage Plan™ Miles cannot be earned or credited. Standard baggage fees apply; see our checked baggage policy and flight schedules at http://www.alaskaair.com for more details. Individual travel taxes may apply. Once ticketed, fare rules apply regarding changes to itinerary. Prizes are nonrefundable and nontransferable. Winner must be 18 years of age or older. Guests must be 18 years of age or older or winner must be the parent/legal guardian of a guest under 18 years of age. Sponsor is not required to (but may at its sole discretion) offer any substitutions, cash redemptions, or alternative to prizes awarded under this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event a prize is unavailable. All prizes awarded are subject to the restrictions and limitations noted in these Official Rules, on the prizes and/or included with the prizes.

Transportation to and from the winner’s and guest’s home(s) and LAX, meals, gratuities, hotel or resort fees, rental car, incidentals, optional entertainment, departure taxes, customs and agriculture fees, and any other fees, service charges or expenses not specifically mentioned herein are the winners’ responsibility. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor for canceled, delayed, suspended or rescheduled flights (including, but not limited to, flights affected by weather, nature, or acts of god) and no refund or compensation will be made in such instance. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen airline vouchers/tickets. Sponsor reserves the right to select airports and flights/routes at its sole discretion. Airline tickets are nonrefundable and nontransferable and are not valid for upgrades or frequent flyer mileage accrual.

ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL TAXES AND FEES, INCLUDING INCOME TAX, SALES TAX, AND ANY OTHER EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF THE RECEIPT AND USE OF THE PRIZES, ARE SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. Any difference between the stated estimated value of a prize and its actual value will not be awarded. Winners agree to accept prize “as is.”

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION

Five (5) Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all Entries received during the sweepstakes period. The drawings will occur on Wednesday, September 25th and the winners will be selected by the Sponsor or a party acting on its behalf, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The Winner will be notified by direct message via Twitter or Instagram and will be required to send an email to the email address provided in the direct message with their contact information within TWO (2) hours of such notification or the prize will be forfeited. No liability is assumed for any Winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential Winner for any reason.

Odds of winning the drawing will depend on the total number of eligible Entries received during the sweepstakes entry period.

No prize transfer, assignment or substitution by Winner permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize in the case of unavailability, in which case an Alaska Airlines gift certificate of equivalent value will be awarded.

 

OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Each Winner acknowledges and agrees that the Winner’s and guest’s names, voices, and likenesses, may be published by Sponsor and its designees, licensees or affiliates, which will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval from Winner or guest in connection with such use.

Certain restrictions may apply.

Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be (a) tampering or attempting to Website; or (b) acting in violation of these Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, its respective officers, directors, employees, agents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives, advertising and promotional agencies from any causes of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any Prize, including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors that may prevent an Entrant from submitting an entry; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors, technical or otherwise, in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) injury, death, or damages (including punitive, consequential, direct or indirect) to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries.

Notification. Winners’ names will be available upon request. Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Alaska Airlines, c/o Ciara Los Angeles to New York City Trip Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 68900, Seattle, Washington 98168.

Notice to individuals; removal from mailing list. Any individual (or other duly authorized person) may elect to exclude the name and address of that individual from all lists used by Sponsor related to the Sweepstakes. To elect to omit all such lists, submit a removal request in writing to: Alaska Airlines P.O. Box 68900, Seattle, Washington 98168. This notification system may be used to prohibit mailing of all Sweepstakes by Sponsor to such individual.

Dispute Resolution. Except where prohibited, 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 the State of Washington. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Washington or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Washington.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter or Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to Alaska Airlines, Inc. and its affiliates, and not to Twitter or Instagram.