OFFICIAL "Dream Trip To South Africa" SWEEPSTAKES RULES

1. Sweepstakes Description.This sweepstakes is sponsored by Budget Travel LLC, the publisher of Budget Travel, 530 Seventh Avenue, Second Floor, New York, NY 10018 ("Sponsor"). The sweepstakes begins on February 1, 2010 at 12:01 a.m. EST and ends on April 30, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. EST (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST April 30, 2010. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these sweepstakes rules.

2. Eligibility. No purchase or participation in a sales call or group presentation is necessary to enter or win. A purchase or participation in a sales call or group presentation will not increase your chances of winning. This sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the forty-eight continental United States, including the District of Columbia, who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Budget Travel LLC, South African Airways, The Mantis Group, and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and immediate family members or persons living in the same household of such individuals are not eligible to participate in this sweepstakes. Acceptance of prize is subject to the policies and rules or restrictions of winner's employer.

3. How to Enter. There are two ways to enter this sweepstakes. First, individuals who schedule and complete a sales call or in-person group presentation with sales representatives of Budget Travel during the Sweepstakes Period will automatically be entered into the sweepstakes drawing. Individuals will receive one entry for each in-person group presentation scheduled and completed during the Sweepstakes Period. Second, individuals can log on to http://www.budgettravel.com/SouthAfricaTrip and complete the online entry form. All online entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on April 30, 2010 in order to qualify. Multiple entries per person are allowed. All entries become the property of Sponsor, and Sponsor reserves the right to use any information submitted by entrants.

Entries must be filled out completely and legibly in order to qualify, and will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud. No mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated multiple entries are permitted. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to transmission, technical, and/or network failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any hardware or software (whether originating with sender or Sponsor), telephonic failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction. For online entries, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An "authorized account holder" shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry.

Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the operation of the sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or the authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the sweepstakes.

4. Prize. One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded. The Grand Prize will be a seven (7) day trip to South Africa for the Grand Prize Winner and one guest. Grand Prize Winner's guest must be 21 years of age or older. The Grand Prize includes: round-trip coach-class airfare for two (2) from New York City or Washington, DC to Cape Town, South Africa; two (2) nights' hotel stay in Cape Town; two (2) night's stay in South African wine country; two (2) night's stay at the Sanbona Wildlife Preserve; two (2) game drives per day at the Sanbona Wildlife Preserve; breakfast at Cape Town and Wine Country hotels; and all meals at the Sanbona Wildlife Preserve. Sponsor shall, in its sole discretion, determine the airport the Grand Prize Winner and his or her guest shall travel from, the airline and flight itinerary, and the type of accommodation provided. The Grand Prize Winner must take the trip between April 1, 2010 and March 1, 2011, and must schedule the trip at least four (4) weeks prior to travel. In the event that the Grand Prize Winner is unable to travel between April 1, 2010 and March 1, 2011, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor reserves the right to randomly select an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible entries. The Grand Prize Winner must coordinate with Sponsor regarding the date that the Grand Prize Winner wishes to travel. The Grand Prize Winner and his or her travel companion must travel together on the same itinerary. Once booked by Sponsor, the Grand Prize Winner may not change the dates of travel. Actual travel dates are subject to Sponsor's discretion and conditions outside of Sponsor's control. Travel, including seat selection, and accommodations are subject to availability and blackout periods. Other restrictions may also apply. Sponsor is not responsible for airline or cruise operator cancellations or delays. The Grand Prize may not be combined with any other offer. The approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is U.S. $4,999. Actual retail value may vary depending on the point of departure and fare fluctuation. Any difference between actual retail value and approximate retail value will not be awarded. All expenses and incidental costs not expressly specified herein as part of the Grand Prize (including, but not limited to, personal charges at lodging, tips, insurance, fees, airport transfers, taxes, additional meals, alcohol and other expenses) are not included and are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner and his or her travel companion. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, or certificates.

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