Terms and Conditions: Expedia TAAP “Win a Thrill”

Dates/Eligibility:

The Expedia TAAP “Win A Thrill” travel agent promotion begins September 28, 2017 and ends December 31, 2017. No purchase necessary. Promotion is open to any travel agent in the 48 contiguous United States with a valid Expedia US POS TAAP tracking code and who is at least eighteen (18) years old. Employees of Expedia, Inc., as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of those employees are not eligible to enter.

Agreement to Terms and Conditions

By entering, you indicate your full and unconditional agreement to (a) these Terms and Conditions and (b) Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

How to Enter

  • Expedia US TAAP Members
    • Travel agent opts into the promotion by entering the email address associated with their Expedia TAAP account in the “opt in” field at expediataap.com/promo. Any Activities and Attractions (“Things to Do”) bookings made through Expedia TAAP are counted as two (2)eligible entries. Bookings must be made between September 28, 2017 and ends December 31, 2017. Any stand-alone hotel booking(s) or flight + hotel package(s) made through Expedia TAAP are counted as one (1) eligible entry. Booking(s) must be made between September 28, 2017 and ends December 31, 2017.
  • Non-members Expedia US TAAP
    • Travel agent registers with US TAAP, receives registration approval and books an activity/attraction, stand-alone hotel, or flight + hotel package on TAAP within the dates of September 28, 2017 and ends December 31, 2017, on http://www.expedia.com/taap, will receive the appropriate number of entries as current Expedia US TAAP Members as above.

Prizes - Awards - Incentives:

Grand Prize:
Four (4) night hotel stay, two (2) single day (single park) tickets or activity/attraction featured on Expedia TAAP (of winner’s choice) and roundtrip airfare for winner and one (1) guest from the closest airport to/from the theme park or activity/attraction within the USA continental states. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is up to $2,900. Any additional costs beyond $2,900 are the winner’s responsibility.

Airfare

Additional Prizes:
Ten (10) agents a month during the three (3) months of the promotion will be randomly selected from valid entries to be awarded a $25 AMEX Cash Card. Agents can only win one (1) cash card per individual agent.

Grand Prize Value:
The approximate retail value (ARV) of the cash card awards is $750. The approximate retail value (ARV) of the Grand Prize total is: up to $2,900 ($1,100 hotel and attraction tickets & $1,800 roundtrip air) provided by Expedia TAAP for winner and one (1) guest. 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 prize recipient’s name if required by law. Re-bookings are not allowed. The value of the tickets is not refundable. Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer. Total ARV of all prizes: up to $3,650. The ARV is subject to change based on current market conditions and time of prize fulfillment and time of travel and the distance between departure and destination. Any difference between the ARV and actual value, if any, will not be awarded. No substitution, transfer or cash equivalent of the prize or any portion thereof is permitted. Any prize details not specified above will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. A prize may not be transferred and must be accepted as awarded. Winner may not request cash or a substitute prize; however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason. Each winner is responsible for paying any applicable federal, state, local, income and withholding taxes, if any, and any and all other fees, costs and expenses not listed herein as being provided, including but not limited to any/all ground transportation, luggage fees, meals, hotels incidentals, souvenirs and gratuities. In the event that any tax withholdings is required by law for a prize, each winner authorizes Sponsor to make the corresponding deduction. Any prize details not specified above will be determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Prizes must be accepted as awarded. Prizes are awarded “as is” without any warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor.

Winner must book travel in compliance with the blackout dates and the booking deadline of 1 February 2018 with travel completed by 1 December 2018. Blackout dates in 2018 are: July 1-6, November 22-26 and December 21-31.

Selection of Winners:

One potential Grand Prize winner will be notified via email by the Expedia TAAP sales support team. All prizes and drawing for this promotion will be conducted by Sponsor’s agent, Discover the World in Scottsdale, AZ, whose decision is final in all matters relating to the giveaways. If a potential winner does not respond, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions, prize will be forfeited at Sponsor’s discretion. . Cash card winners and the Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing conducted by Sponsor or its agent, Discover the World, on or about December 31, 2017 from among all eligible entries received. Cancelled itineraries will not count as valid entries for the Grand Prize. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Winner 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 in order to claim his/her prize. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Up to ten (10) potential winners of each of the $25 cash cards will be notified via email by the Expedia TAAP sales support team on each of the following dates after each promotion month: November 3, December 2 and January 4. All drawings for this promotion will be conducted by Sponsor’s agent, Discover the World in Scottsdale, AZ, whose decision is final in all matters relating to the giveaways. If a potential winner does not respond, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate entrant may be notified. Only three (3) alternate entrants will be contacted.

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 Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Promotion in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Terms and Conditions; 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 and Conditions, 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 and Conditions 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 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(s) grants the promoters permission to use their name and likeness for advertising and future promotional purposes without additional compensations (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. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Terms and Conditions. By participating in this promotion, entrants 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 entrant’s participation in the promotion or acceptance, receipt use or misuse of any prize. Entrant further agrees 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. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, incidental, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. By entering this promotion, entrants acknowledge that they have read and understood and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

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 and Conditions, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor 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 listing of the names of the prize winners, send an email to support@expedia-agents.com. Winners’ name will be sent when the promotion is over and prizes are awarded. Requests for winner’s name must be received by February 28 2018.

Sponsors:

Expedia US TAAP, 333 108th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004