Budget Travel's Dream Trip to Turkey
4. Prize. One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded. The Grand Prize will be a six (6) night trip to Turkey 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 a major commercial airport near the Grand Prize Winner's home to Istanbul, Turkey; double occupancy accommodations for six (6) nights; ground transportation within Turkey; 13 meals; sightseeing with an English-speaking guide; and balloon tour of Cappadocia. 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 August 6, 2009 and March 31, 2010, 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 August 6, 2009 and March 31, 2010, 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. $4,900. 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.
No prize may be exchanged for cash. No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution is permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.
5. How the Prizes are Awarded. Random selection of the winner will occur on or about June 30, 2009 from among all eligible entries received. One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be randomly selected. Winner will be notified by e-mail or phone on or about June 30, 2009. In the event that any prize notification or attempted notification e-mail is returned as undeliverable, or if any attempted notification by phone is not successful within seven (7) days, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor reserves the right to randomly select an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible entries.
6. Odds of Winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.
7. Conditions of Acceptance of Prize. Winner must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Driver's license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim a prize. Winner and travel companion must have a valid U.S. passport at time of travel. Winner is subject to verification by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the sweepstakes. An entrant is not a winner of any prize unless and until entrant's eligibility has been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete. In the event that winner is determined to be ineligible, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor reserves the right to randomly select an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible entries.
Winner and the Winner's travel companion will be required to execute and return to Sponsor a release and affidavit of eligibility (except where prohibited) within fourteen (14) days of notice of winning; failure to timely execute and return such releases and affidavits (except where prohibited) may lead to Winner's forfeiture of the prize, and Sponsor reserves the right to randomly select an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible entries.