Official Rules – FareCompare's Win the Airfare Game

FareCompare’s Win the Airfare Game Giveaway Official Rules


ELIGIBILITY: FareCompare’s Win the Airfare Game Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to individual legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old. Employees of FareCompare, Inc. (“Sponsors”) and its related companies, agents and advertising and promotion agencies, as well as the immediate families (defined as spouse, children, parents and siblings) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. Void where prohibited.

HOW TO ENTER: Between 12:00 am ET June 1, 2011 and ending on 12:00 am ET July 31, 20011: Register for the Sweepstakes at By entering the Sweepstakes, you fully and unconditionally agree to and accept these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsors, which are final and binding.


Enter the contest as many times as you want by following the instructions found at FareCompare will randomly select one prizewinner from all entries submitted from June 1, 2011 and ending on 12:00 am ET July 31, 20011. Qualified entrants must have provided all required information and meet all eligibility requirements. The winner will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and, where permitted, publicity release. The winner and accompanying guest will be required to provide proof of a valid U.S. Passport prior to issuing of airline tickets. FareCompare reserves the right to not award the prize if selected winner is unable to accept prize. Prize may be invalidated if: (a) winner does not meet eligibility requirements; (b) if affidavit/release is not returned within fourteen (14) days after mailing to potential winner; (c) if prize notification e-mail is undeliverable; (d) if potential winner does not respond to prize notification e-mail within ten (10) days after the date of the e-mail; or (e) if affidavit or prize is returned as undeliverable. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to Sponsors’ use of his/her name, address, likeness and/or prize information for promotional purposes in any medium, worldwide, without additional compensation, to the extent permitted by law. Sponsors will issue an IRS Form 1099 for each winner for tax reporting purposes.

PRIZES & ODDS: One (1) winner will receive roundtrip tickets for two to Dubai, from DFW, JFK, or HOU International Airports for any arrival and departure date between Fall 2011 or Spring 2012 – Includes round-trip coach airfare for two (2) people from the major metropolitan airport nearest to the winner’s home (as determined by the Sponsors) to DFW, JFK, or HOU International Airports, and accommodations for two for up to no more than six days and five nights at a preferred hotel in Dubai selected from a list provided by Hotels Combined (Sponsors). Prize must be fulfilled either in Fall 2011 or Spring 2012. If potential winner is unable to accept the prize, Sponsors reserves the right, but not the obligation, to select an alternate winner.

Approximate retail value (“ARV”): $5,000. Odds of winning depend upon the number of participants. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value. No cash or other substitution or transfer of prize permitted. All costs associated with prize receipt and use, including, without limitation, taxes, are the sole responsibility of winner.

RELEASE: By receipt of a prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsors, its related companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants or printing errors; (b) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Sweepstakes; (c) technical failures of any kind; (d) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (e) lost, delayed, misdirected or undeliverable mail or email; or (f) any injury or damage to persons or property, including, but not limited to, death, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize.

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes 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 Texas; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct or indirect damages. To the extent permitted by law, all issues and questions concerning these Official Rules and the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.

GENERAL: The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Sponsors reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel and/or suspend the Sweepstakes should any virus, bug, technical failure, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsors’ reasonable control affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsors in its sole discretion. Sponsors reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant if his or her fraud or misconduct affects the integrity of the Sweepstakes. Sponsors’ failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not be deemed a waiver of that or of any other provision. The winner must provide more than 28-days notice before travel to insure the ticket is purchased at least 21 days in advance of travel. The tickets will be Economy class. Black-out dates for travel include seven (7) days before and after all legal U.S. holidays.

WINNERS’ NAMES: For the winner’s name, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to 18111 Preston Road, Suite 800 Dallas, TX by August 31, 2011.

SPONSORS: FareCompare 18111 Preston Rd. Suite 800, Dallas, TX 75252; Qatar Airlines 1430 K Street NW 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; Hotels Combined 3/173-179 Broadway, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW, 2007, Australia


Published: May 11, 2011