Carnival Sweepstakes Official Rules and Regulations
Carnival Total Guest Experience Monitor Drawing
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID IN QUEBEC AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW
Prize (1 per month): A 3, 4, 5, or 7-day cruise for Winner and one (1) travel guest (“Travel Guest”) in one ocean view stateroom (category 6A) double occupancy accommodations, meals and snacks, (except Steakhouse), shipboard entertainment and scheduled activities (“Prize”). Prize is valid for travel up to one year from awarding of the Prize or the Prize will be forfeited in its entirety. Not valid for travel on sailings including Christmas and New Year’s. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability. Winner must notify Sponsor of desired dates of travel by no later than thirty (30) days prior to desired date of departure. Sponsor does not guarantee Prize will be available on the exact dates requested by Winner. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize: $2800.00 USD/$2863.00 CND. Actual value of trip varies depending on duration of the cruise and seasonal rates. Any difference between stated and actual value will not be awarded. All airfare, hotel, ground transportation, gratuities, excursions fees, alcoholic beverages and any other incidental costs or other expenses not specifically set forth herein are the sole responsibility of Winner. All travel is subject to availability and restrictions. Winner and Travel Guest must travel on same itinerary. Carnival’s Vacation Guarantee shall not apply to the Grand Prize. All terms and conditions of Carnival Cruise Lines’ Standard Ticket Contract of Passage, as well as those stated in the General Information of Carnival’s brochure, shall be applicable to the Grand Prize. Travel Guest must (or Travel Guest’s parent or legal guardian if Travel Guest is an eligible minor in his/her state/province of residence) sign and return a travel/publicity release before any ticketing of travel occurs. Winner and Travel Guest must have all necessary identification and/or travel documents (including but not limited to a valid passport or other document) required for travel. No cash redemptions. Prize is non-transferable, cannot be substituted (except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value), and may not be sold or combined with any other offer. If Prize is cancelled after ticketing of prize, for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All applicable federal, state, provincial and local taxes on the Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner. If Winner is a legal U.S. resident, Winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 for the ARV of Prize and be solely responsible for applicable taxes or other fees, including but not limited to all federal, state and local income taxes connected to the prize. Canadian residents may be subject to withholding taxes, and Canadian residents are responsible for the reporting and payment of any income tax.
Who May Enter: THIS DRAWING IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND LEGAL RESIDENTS OF CANADA (EXCLUDING RESIDENTS OF QUEBEC) OF THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR PROVINCE OF RESIDENCE THAT HAVE RECEIVED AND RESPONDED TO AN ONLINE SURVERY REQUEST. The following persons are not eligible to enter the Drawing: (a) employees of Carnival Cruise Lines (“Sponsor”), its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers or employees; (b) officers, employees or agents of any organizations directly involved with this Drawing, including any co-Sponsor of the Drawing; © immediate family members (parent, child, sibling and spouse of each) and persons living in the same household as the persons identified in (a) and (b) above. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
Selection of Winner: A monthly Winner will be determined in a random drawing of all eligible entries on the fifth business day of each month from among all entries received between 12:00:01 a.m. EST of the first day of the month immediately preceding and no later than 11:59:59 p.m. EST of the last day of the month immediately preceding. By way of example, a drawing held on the fifth business day in May would include all entries received during the month of April. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all respects.
Drawing and Skill-Testing Question for Canadian Residents: If selected entrant is a Canadian resident, in order to win the Prize, the selected entrant must first correctly answer unaided a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question by telephone at a predetermined mutually agreeable time. In the event that the selected entrant is unable to correctly answer the skill-testing question, the Sponsor shall have the right to randomly draw another eligible entrant, and the Sponsor shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard. By entering, entrants agree that the Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all regards with respect to the Drawing.
Claiming Prize: Unclaimed Prize will not be awarded. As a condition of winning the Prize, the Winner must complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release (“Document”), where permitted by law, and any other applicable forms required by a taxing authority, within ten (10) days of receipt of written prize notification, or Prize will be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Further, by accepting the Prize, the Winner consents to Promotion Parties (defined herein) use (or non-use) of Winner’s and Winner’s Travel Guest’s name, photograph and/or likeness, address, voice, and statements made by or attributed to them, in perpetuity, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed (including, without limitation, print, broadcast and internet), for all legitimate business purposes including advertising and promotional activities and media and other activities and communications, without additional compensation in their sole discretion, unless prohibited by law, without compensation.
In case of dispute as to the identity of any online entrant, entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. As used in this Drawing, “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Any potential Winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that such Winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry.
Notification: Winner will be notified by email/phone to the email address/phone number provided by entrant. Documents must be returned in the postage-prepaid envelope provided, within (24) twenty-four hours of first attempted notification or Prize will be forfeited. If any correspondence from the Sponsor or any prize is returned as undeliverable, the corresponding Prize will be forfeited. The Drawing is void in Quebec and where prohibited by law. Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, technical malfunction, failures, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network, computer on-line systems, computer equipment, servers, access providers, or software, including, but not limited to, any injury or damage to participants’ or any other persons’ computers relating to or resulting from participation in this promotion; inability to access the entry websites or any pages thereof; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; entry submissions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete, illegible, garbled, or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or any website.
Choice of Law and Forum: Any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Drawing and all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules shall take place in Miami, Florida, U.S., in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to conflicts of laws principles, and shall be referred to and finally resolved by a single arbitrator appointed under the Rules, and in accordance with the procedures of the American Arbitration Association, which rules and procedures are deemed to be incorporated by reference into this clause.
Release: As a condition of entry into the Drawing, all entrants agree, and by accepting the Prize, Winner agrees, to release Carnival Cruise Lines® and its parent, affiliates, sister companies, directors, officers, employees, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers, printers, and distributors (collectively “Promotion Parties”) from and against any and all liability, claims, costs, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses of property which may be sustained in connection with submitting an entry or otherwise participating in the Drawing, receipt, ownership or use of any Prize awarded, including but not limited to any travel related thereto, or any typographical or other error in these Rules or the announcement of offering of any prize. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void suspect entries and/or modify, terminate or suspend this Drawing (or any portion thereof) should fraud or any unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Drawing.
Under no circumstances shall entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrants hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, and entrants further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
Official Rules and Regulations and Name of Winner: For a copy of the Official Rules and Regulations, go to www.carnival.com or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Carnival Guest Survey Response Drawing Rules, c/o Carnival Cruise Lines, 3655 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33178. Requests must be received by the 15th of the month. Canadian residents may omit return postage.
To obtain the name of the Winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Carnival Guest Survey Response Drawing Rules, c/o Carnival Cruise Lines, 3655 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33178. Requests must be received no later than the 15th of the month. Canadian residents may omit return postage.
Sponsor: The Sponsor of this Drawing is Carnival Cruise Lines, 3655 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33178. Ships’ Registry: Panama and The Bahamas.