Terms and Conditions:

Expedia TAAP “Dive into Curacao” Promotion

The following terms and conditions (“Terms”) govern the Expedia “Dive into Curacao” campaign.

Dates/Eligibility:

The Expedia TAAP “Dive into Curacao” campaign (“Promotion”) begins at 12:01 AM PT, March 19, 2018 and ends at 11:59 PM PT, June 19, 2018 (“Promotion Period”). Promotion is open to any travel agent in the United States who has registered for Expedia’s Travel Agent Affiliate Program (“TAAP”) and new registrants that have received their valid Expedia US PoS TAAP tracking code and who are at least eighteen (18) years old (each, an “Eligible Participant”). Employees of Expedia, Inc. and the Curacao Tourist Board, as well as the immediate family (spouse, partner, parents, legal guardian, siblings, and children) and household members of those employees are not eligible to enter the Promotion.

Agreement to Terms and Conditions

By entering the Promotion, you indicate your full and unconditional agreement to (a) these Terms and (b) Sponsors’ (as defined below) decisions as to the eligibility or disqualification of Eligible Participants and Eligible Bookings (as defined below) and as to compliance by any person with these Terms, which are final and binding. Winning a Monthly Prize and/or the Grand Prize (as defined below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

How to Enter

  • Expedia US TAAP Members
    • Eligible Participant opts into the Promotion by entering the email address associated with his/her Expedia TAAP account in the “opt in” field at expediataap.com/promo.
  • Non-members Expedia US TAAP
    • Travel agent registers with US TAAP, receives registration approval to become an Eligible Participant and then opts into the Promotion as above.

Eligible Bookings

  • An Eligible Participant who books either (i) a Curacao Expedia TAAP hotel; (ii) a package (i.e. a flight+hotel or flight+hotel+car) booking which includes a Curacao Expedia TAAP hotel; or (iii) a Curacao based activity/attraction through TAAP during the Promotion Period with travel to be completed by December 22, 2018 (“Eligible Booking”) is eligible to receive an entry into both (i) the Monthly Prize draw and (ii) the Grand Prize draw (“Eligible Entry”).
  • The maximum number of Eligible Entries per Eligible Participant into each of the Monthly Prize and Grand Prize drawings is one (1).

Prizes

  • Monthly Prize: Twenty five (25) prizes of US$25 Starbucks (or similar) gift cards (a “Monthly Prize,” collectively, “Monthly Prizes”) will be awarded to randomly selected Eligible Participants from Eligible Entries received at the end of each month. There is a maximum of seventy-five (75) Monthly Prizes available during the Promotion Period. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Monthly Prizes is US$1,875.
  • Grand Prize: There is one (1) prize (“Grand Prize”) available consisting of two (2) economy class return flights from the US to Curacao International Airport and a seven (7) night B&B stay at the Hilton Curacao with a number of organized activities included (see sample itinerary for further details).
    • Sample Grand Prize Itinerary:
      • Day 1 – Arrival at Curacao International Airport Transfers provided to the Hilton Curacao. Accommodations: Seven (7) night B&B stay for winner and one (1) guest at the Hilton Curacao.
      • Activities included:
        • Dive or snorkel tour for two (2) people.
        • Tour of the Landhuis Chobolobo distillery.
        • Curacao Island Tour for two (2) people.
        • Two (2) walk in workshops at Serena’s Art Factory.
      • Day 8 – Transfers provided for winner and one (1) guest to the Curacao International Airport. Return flight for winner and one (1) guest to the original US departing destination airport.
    • Restrictions:
      • Winner of the Grand Prize must book to travel at least 30 days prior to travel start date, with travel to start no earlier than July 18, 2018 and to be completed by December 22, 2018. The following dates are excluded for travel: August 30, 2018-September 2, 2018 and November 23, 2018-November 26, 2018. Redemption of the Grand Prize is subject to availability at time of booking. Winner must contact the Curacao Tourism Board for all booking arrangements. Prizes are non-transferable.
      • The above itinerary is for indicative purposes only. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to amend and/or substitute elements of the Grand Prize.
  • The ARV of the Grand Prize is: US$2,000 funded by the Curacao Tourism Board. A W-9 form (request for tax payer identification number and certification) will be forwarded to winner for completion and an IRS form 1099 form will be issued in the winner’s name if required by law. The combined ARV of the Monthly Prizes and Grand Prize is US$3,875.

Selection of Winners:

The Grand Prize winner will be selected on or about June 20, 2018 from among all Eligible Entries received during the Promotion Period by Sponsor or its agent, Discover the World in Scottsdale, Arizona (“Agent”). Cancelled itineraries will not count as Eligible Entries for either the Monthly Prize or Grand Prize awards. Odds of winning depend on the number of Eligible Entries received. Winners will be notified by e-mail and required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and Publicity Form within ten (10) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent to claim his/her prize. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and selection of alternate winners. All prizes and drawing for this Promotion will be conducted by Agent, whose decision is final in all matters relating to the Promotion. If potential winners do not respond, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Terms, prizes will be forfeited, and at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be notified.

Conditions:

In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Promotion is impaired in any way, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Promotion to address the impairment and then resume the Promotion in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Terms; or (b) award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the operation of the Promotion, violates these Terms, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any person who seeks to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion. Failure by Sponsor to enforce any term of these Terms 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 that code used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The Promotion is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

Release and Limitations of Liability:

By participating in this Promotion, the winner grants the Sponsors permission to use their name and likeness for advertising and future promotional purposes without additional compensation (except where prohibited). Winners are liable for any tax liability accruing as a result of this Promotion. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize is permitted by any winner. By participating in this Promotion, you agree to release and hold harmless Expedia, its officers, directors, employees, and agents (the "Released Parties") from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in this Promotion, or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Promotion; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from your participation in the Promotion or acceptance, receipt use or misuse 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 Promotion, 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, incidental, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. By entering this Promotion, you acknowledge that you have read and understood and agree to be bound by these Terms.

Disputes:

You agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Promotion 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 Terms, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor(s) in connection with the Promotion, 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.

Winners' Names:

For a list of the names of the prize winners, send an email to support@expedia-agents.com. Winners’ names will be sent when the promotion has ended and prizes have been awarded. Requests for winners’ names must be received by July 18, 2018.

Sponsors:

1. Expedia US TAAP, 333 108th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
2. Curacao Tourist Board