Official Contest Rules




Summary

Basic Terms

  1. The competition is open to anyone in Australia, New Zealand, US, Canada, UK and Ireland, over the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction, and provided their full name, email address and state/country of residence.
  2. The prize is two nights accommodation for two people at the Mantra Sun City in Surfers Paradise. Black out dates during peak periods apply. This prize must be used by Oct 31 2018.
  3. Travel to the Gold Coast (eg flights) and additional expenses while in the Gold Coast are the responsibility of the winner. The prize is for accommodation only.
  4. The prize is not transferrable. The winner must personally attend.
  5. If the prize winner is unable to get to the Gold Coast they may substitute the prize for a USD$200 voucher to be spent in one of 50,000 hotels worldwide.
  6. The winner agrees to provide cheap2travel a photograph and some biographical information for promotional purposes.
  7. By entering this competition you agree to receive promotional emails from cheap2travel. You will be able to unsubscribe at any time but unsubscribing will make you ineligible to win the prize.

How the major competition works

  1. Enter your name, email address and location and receive 1 point
  2. Share the competition via Facebook, Twitter, Google+ Pinterest and Whatsapp and receive 3 more points for each.
  3. If somebody enters the competition using your referral link, you’ll receive 20 points
  4. Earn more points by participating in Spin2Win and other competitions and events from time to time as explained on our Facebook page or via email
  5. The more points you have the greater your chance of winning
  6. Registrations are limited to one per person per contest
  7. Winners will be notified by email with details on how to claim their prize. Winners will be announced publicly via email and Facebook. If you do not respond to an email notifying you of your win, we reserve the right to select another winner.

Rules for the Spin2Win Competition

  1. You must have be eligible for and have joined our competition to win the Weekend getaway. If you haven’t joined yet please go here =>cheap2travel.co/enter-contest/
  2. Limited spins per day per person. You can only play for yourself and no one else..
  3. Players who have accumulated spin points each week will be eligible for instant prizes and/or more entries into our major competition depending on where they rank. You can read more about the prizes here
  4. We will publish a leader ladder on our website from time to time.
  5. Cheap2Travel is not liable for any form of compensation in the event that the spinning wheel fails to operate properly or our website is down whether our fault or not.
  6. Cheap2Travel may exclude anyone from participating and/or remove points if we believe they are not playing within the the rules or subject to our fair use policy (see below) or for any other reason that we deem appropriate..
  7. Cheap2Travel reserves the right to alter the prizes and the rules at any time without notice.

Fair Use Policy

Participants in our Spin2win competition are expected to play with a sense of fairness that provides all users an equal opportunity to win.

Examples of unfair use include:

  1. Receiving excessive spins, points or prizes beyond what we deem as normal.
  2. False declarations to Cheap2travel.co or publicly of winning points or prizes.

Fair use applies whether the actions are deliberate or not and regardless of the cause.

Please read the official contest rules  below for complete details and terms and conditions for both the major prize giveaway and the spin wheel contest (bottom)

Frequently Asked Questions 

How do I enter?

Visit here to enter

Who’s providing the prize?

The prize is being offered and paid for by Cheap2Travel (this website) and not by the Watermark Hotel & Spa

What is the prize? What’s included and what isn’t?

The prize is two nights accommodation for two people in a Superior  (twin or double) Room at the Watermarks Hotel & Spa

The prize includes accommodation only and doesn’t cover your flights, meals or extra expenses.

Can I take the kids if I win?  Can I get a better room?

You are free to make upgrades to the prize, subject to availability, if you pay the difference. Any additional fee is payable directly to the Watermarks hotel & Spa . Cheap2Travel will not be processing any money on behalf of the prize winner.

Can I change to a different hotel?

If you cannot make it to the Gold Coast, you may exchange your prize for a USD$200 voucher to be used on hotelgift.com

The Gift Voucher can be used at over 50,000 hotels worldwide. It’s value is less than the value of the Gold Coast accommodation.

I can’t go. Can I give the prize away?

No, you must be part of the travelling party.

When do I have to travel?

You must book your travel before Feb 28 2018, and you must complete your weekend getaway before Dec 31st 2018.

Blackout dates apply during peak periods over Christmas/New year, during school holidays and during the Commonwealth Games. However you will still be able to stay on these dates, subject to availability, by paying the difference. The fee is payable directly to the Watermarks Hotel and Spa.

How will I know I’ve won?

We will be closing the competition and drawing the winner on the 22/12/2017. Please check the countdown clock for exact closing times.

We will then send an email to the winner to notify them, so please make sure that you open emails from us and that you reply in time. Please add news@cheap2travel.co to your contacts and/or safe list.

You must claim your prize within 5 days of being notified.

The winner will be publicised on our website and on our Facebook Page.

What are my obligations if I win?

We’ll need you to send us a photograph and a very short bio so we can publicise you as the winner. We will only publish your  first name, the city/suburb you’re from and a short statement (such as how excited you are to win). You will also need to provide photo identification with your date of birth and sign a document.

Once you’ve travelled, we’d love some holiday snaps and ask you to review your stay.

Hey, I didn’t win, are you having any more competitions?

We sure are. Keep checking this website and our Facebook page for details.

I really want to win. Can I send you a bribe?

Although that’s a tempting offer, the best way to increase your chances of winning is to share the competition on social media and refer your friends.

Why are you giving away this prize? 

What better way to promote the Gold Coast and our website than to give our fans a chance to experience a holiday there for free? But mainly we do it because we’re awesome.

 Any more questions?

Shoot us an email and we’ll gladly answer them.

 

 

Full Terms & Conditions of the Gold Coast Getaway Competition

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE ENTRANT’S ODDS OF WINNING.

Cheap2travel.co gives away a weekend vacation. Entrance for the giveaway begins at 12:01 EST on the first day of the announcement and continues until the winner is announced on the selected day which is updated regularly and listed here https://cheap2travel.co/thank-you  (“Giveaway Period”).

1. ELIGIBILITY: The Cheap2Travel Gold Coast Getaway (the “Giveaway”) is open to legal residents of Australia, the US, Canada, New Zealand, UK and Ireland who are the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence as of the date and time of entry.

Employees and directors of Cheap2Travel or any of their parent companies (or subsidiaries thereof), affiliates, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment, and marketing agencies, and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, siblings and their spouses, regardless of where they live) and those living in the same household are not eligible to enter. Participation constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and to Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaway. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of Winner. Any entry shall be rendered void if in contravention of these Giveaway Rules (“the Official Rules”) or where prohibited or restricted by law.

2. TO ENTER: For a chance to win the Prize, participants (“Entrants”) may enter the Giveaway during the Giveaway Period by filling out completely and accurately an online entry form at http://cheap2travel.co or http://cheap2travel.co/enter (the “Website”).

Participation is LIMITED TO ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON PER GIVEAWAY PERIOD. In the event more than one (1) entry is received from any one (1) person during the giveaway period the first entry processed will be considered the only valid entry received. In the event of a dispute regarding an entry, entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an internet access provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

3. 3. SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS/ODDS: Drawing: Sponsor will select one (1) potential Winner using a random weighted drawing method from the pool of all eligible entries received up until the end of the Giveaway Period and will exclude any entrant who has won a previous Monthly Prize Drawing. The drawing time and date is located on this page https://cheap2travel.co/thank-you/ .

Odds of being selected as a Winner are based on the sum of the number of points accumulated by each entries received up until the date and time of the closing of the competition.  Each drawing shall be open to the public.P{lease contact us for the exact time and place.

The potential winner of each Prize Drawing will be notified by e-mail and/or Facebook Message within seven (7) days after the drawing in which their name was chosen as a potential winner and will be advised of the prize that they are eligible to win.

If any prize notification by Facebook Message or Email is not answered after 3 attempts, if the e-mail notification is returned as undeliverable, or if a potential winner is disqualified or otherwise determined to be ineligible or declines to accept the prize within five (5) days of notification, or refuses or fails to comply with the Acceptance Criteria detailed below, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner may be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries received.

4. ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA: Potential winner must consent to each of the following Acceptance Criteria to be considered an official winner:

a. Provide a current photograph of themselves via e-mail in the jpeg format;

b. Sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release (where permitted by law) within ten (10) days of notification (as detailed in the heading “Release and Limitations of Liability”); and

c. Provide feedback upon request by Sponsor on their vacation experience.

5. THE PRIZES:

a. PRIZE: One (1) Entrant will receive a weekend’s accommodation at the designated location. (see the Summary above) WINNER must book and use the accommodations within the declared time in the summary above. Vacation does not include meals, transportation, travel insurance, or any other expenses.

b. PRIZE VALUE: Prizes are currently valued at approximately $300-$500 depending on the time of travel.

6. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Sponsor reserves the right to offer only the stated number of prizes by random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims. No more than one (1) prize will be offered to an Entrant and only one (1) prize will be offered per household. Prize Winners will be removed from any further drawings and will not be eligible to receive any further prizes. Winner must be a member of the travelling party on all occasions.

All accommodations are subject to availability. Blackout periods may apply (see summary)

No refunds, compensation or alternative dates will be offered to the Winner in the event of cancellation of a confirmed reservation by the Winner.

Prizes cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Prizes cannot be substituted, assigned, transferred, or redeemed for cash by Winner.

All members of the Winner’s party must possess valid travel documents, including valid government identification, passport and visa where required. Any and all fees and costs and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes and expenses related to acceptance and use of the prizes not specifically stated herein, including but not limited to, air travel fees, transportation to and from airport, travel and automobile insurance, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, security fees, gratuities, food, excursions and/or other expenses, are solely the responsibility of the individual prize Winner.

Winner’s guest must be of the legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence, or, if guest is a minor child, guest must be accompanied by his/her parent or legal guardian who shall be one of the four people in the Winner’s party. The minor must stay with the parent or legal guardian in the parent’s or legal guardian’s accommodations during the trip.

To the extent permitted by law, guest (or if a minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) must execute a Liability and Publicity Release prior to issuance of a confirmed accommodation booking. In the event Winner and/or guest engages in behavior which (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is obnoxious, threatening or illegal, or which is intended to threaten or harass any other person, or which in any way disparages or adversely affects the reputation, image, and/or customer goodwill of Sponsor or any of Sponsor’s services, products, trademarks, service marks, or logos, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the vacation early, and send Winner and/or guest home, and Sponsor shall have no further obligations whatsoever (including any obligation to pay compensation) to the Winner and/or guest in respect of that vacation or any future accommodation and any future reservations will be cancelled.

In the event Winner and/or guest engages in behavior during their vacation that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is illegal, tortious, or subjects Winner and/or guest to arrest or detention, Sponsor shall have no obligation to pay any damages, fees, fines, judgments or other costs or expenses of any kind whatsoever incurred by Winner or guest as a result of such conduct. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SPONSOR SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OR OTHER DAMAGES OR EXPENSES RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF ANY TRAVEL RELATED TO THE PRIZE OR ANY OTHER ASPECT OF GRAND/MONTHLY PRIZE WINNER’S OR GUEST’S ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF THE GRAND/MONTHLY PRIZE.

All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor is required by law to report the prize where required.

7. GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor, and its affiliated companies, may contact Entrants for marketing purposes by e-mail, landline telephone using an automatic dialer (for which express written consent is provided at the time of entry) or post regarding publications and information relating to its products, offers and services. Entrants consent to be contacting in such manner by entering to win. No purchase or any good or service is necessary or required to enter or win. Purchase or any good or service marketed to an Entrant will not increase the likelihood of winning. Entrants may withdraw consent at any time by sending a written email request to this effect to the address below:

news@cheap2travel.co
Subject: OPT OUT

All Entrants will conduct themselves in a decorous manner at all times during their participation in the Giveaway. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant if such Entrant has engaged in, or during the Giveaway engages in, any act which, in Sponsor’s sole judgment, involves moral turpitude or which brings Sponsor or Entrant into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule, or which damages, denigrates or injures the reputation or success of Sponsor or its products or services.

Sponsor does not reserve the right to cancel the Giveaway once announced. Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Giveaway or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that Entrant is or has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other Entrants or Sponsor representatives.

WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS GIVEAWAY OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

8. RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By participating in this Giveaway, Entrants agree that Sponsor and their shareholders, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing agencies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for:
a. any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway;
b. technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software;
c. unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Giveaway;
d. technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Giveaway or the processing of entries; or
e. to the extent permitted by law, any injury, loss or damage of any kind to persons, including personal injury or death or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Giveaway, downloading any materials, acceptance, possession or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

To the extent permitted by law, by participating in this Giveaway, Entrants agree that the Released Parties will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by Entrants against any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy. Released Parties are not responsible if a prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays, or interruptions due to acts of god, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, or terrorism.

9. PUBLICITY GRANT: Except where prohibited by law, Winner grants to Sponsor (which grant will be confirmed in writing on request of Sponsor), its parent company and any subsidiary thereof, affiliates, retailers, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers, and those acting pursuant to its authority, the right and permission to print, publish, broadcast, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the world wide web, at any time or times, the Winner’s name, portrait, picture, city/town of residence, voice, likeness, opinions and biographical information for advertising, trade, and promotional purposes (including the announcement of his or her name on television or radio broadcast) without additional consideration, compensation, permission, or notification.

10. DISPUTES: To the extent permitted by law, Entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in the State and/or Federal Court of the State of Victoria; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Giveaway, but in no event legal fees; (3) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages (other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses), any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Victoria, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of laws rules of any other jurisdiction, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Victoria.

11. PRIVACY: Information collected from Entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at http://cheap2travel.co/privacy

12. OFFICIAL RULES AND WINNER’S LIST: For a copy of the Official Rules and the Winners’ names and city of residence [available for ninety (90) days after Winner selection], visit this page or send an email request to news@cheap2travel.co

13. MISCELLANEOUS: Any names and addresses acquired during the course of this Giveaway will be used for the purpose of soliciting additional services.

This Giveaway is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation to residents in jurisdictions in which registration requirements have not been fulfilled, and your eligibility will depend upon the country and state of residency of the Entrant.